Combined driving is involving carriage driving. In this discipline, the driver sits on a vehicle drawn by a single horse, a pair or a team of four. The sport has three phases: dressage, cross-country marathon and obstacle cone driving, and is most similar to the mounted equestrian sport of eventing.
Grass, gravel, asphalt
Rest place/daily stay
Box or paddock
Sporty warmblood horse, a keen mover with good nerves. Modern driving horses tend to be horses with a short barrel and a strong acceleration from the hindquarters. The horses are of average height and are agile and fast in an obstacle race.
Driving horses can be shod at the usual shoeing places.