Commercial Operator of the year 2019

We are delighted to be short-listed for the 2nd year running for Commercial Operator of the Year 2019.  We are really proud of this achievement and our team who work very hard to keep the show on the road. Looking forward to the awards ceremony and best of luck to all...

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The firehorse

Throwback Tuesday's post! Today we continue our theme of carriage horses in the service industry and look at the role of the lifeboat horse.    Lifeboat-launching horses were mostly hired from farmers, but this became increasingly difficult as farm horses were phased...

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Homage to the firehorse

Today's throwback Tuesday's post is going to pay homage to the Firehorse. We hope you enjoy the pictures as much as we do! These hardworking fire horses filled a huge gap between the use of human power and mechanized power. Though horses are still used for work in...

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Do something special for your Valentine this year!
A romantic carriage drive for two in our vintage Barouche carriage put to a matched pair of beautiful horses. 30 minute carriage drive with a glass of Prosecco and lots of warm blankets to cuddle into! £80 for 2 people, please call or email for availability and to book in.
07821742016 | info@thehdcc.com
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Wishing all of our lovely customers a very happy new year. Thankyou for your continued support 🎉🍾🐎xx ... See MoreSee Less

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❄Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas, with lots of love from us all at The hdcc x ❄ ... See MoreSee Less

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Last few slots in December for our festive family drives / winter drives:

Friday 13th at 12.30pm
Sat 14th at 2.30pm Now Booked
Sun 29th at 10am Now Booked

We will still be operating our winter drives until the end of March :-).
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🎄Carriage driving gifts for Christmas! 🎄
Struggling for a gift? Our unique driving experiences make a lovely present that the whole family can enjoy. From £30 per person, we have a variety of experiences on offer including:
Private winter drives
Champagne carriage drives
Champagne picnic drives
Carriage Driving lessons - 1 and 2 hour.
Please visit our website for more details and to purchase a beautiful gift wrapped voucher.
thehorsedrawncarriagecompany.com/experience-days/
Or call 07821742016 / or email info@thehdcc.com 🙂
All experiences take place from our farm near East Grinstead.
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A few photos from our lovely day in Rye yesterday, it certainly got us all in the festive spirit giving carriage drives through the old town culminating in a big band parade at the end with the main man himself! Horses were amazing amidst it all.

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Come and see us tomorrow at the Rye Dickensian Christmas festival, we'll be there from 10am to 5pm giving carriage drives through the beautiful old town. At 5pm our boys will head up the final procession through the town. It'll be sure to get you in the festive spirit ! 🌲🎅❄⛄ ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Barouche looking pretty with a festive bouquet for our carriage drive today with warm blankets and hot chocolate for our lovely couple 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Getting excited for Christmas?! Our Festive family drives and Winter carriage drives are sure to get you in the festive mood! They are booking up quickly so call us soon to get booked in, last remaining dates and times are below:
Sun 1st Dec 1pm or 2:45pm
Fri 6th Dec 2pm
Thur 12th Dec 12:30pm or 2:30pm
Fri 13th Dec 1pm or 3pm
Sat 14th Dec 3pm
Fri 20th Dec 11am or 1pm
Sat 21st Dec 11am
Sat 28th Dec 11am
Sun 29th Dec 10am or 2:30pm
Call: 07821742016
Email : info@thehdcc.com
Or purchase online : www.thehorsedrawncarriagecompany.com/experience-days/
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