Since 2016, Driving Valkenswaard International (DVI) yearly attracts the world’s best carriage drivers to compete against each other in Valkenswaard. During DVI, they battle it out for individual placing’s in the Horse Pairs and Horse Teams classes as well as in teams for the Nations Cup Horse Teams.
The competitions are held at the homestead site of Boyd and Preetha Exell (Exell Equestrian).
Australian Boyd Exell (Bega, 1972) is five times World Champion and eight times World Cup Champion four-in-hand driving. The Exell family moved to Borkel en Schaft (Valkenswaard) several years ago and Boyd and his wife Preetha are the proud hosts of DVI.
Alongside the International Carriage Driving, enjoy browsing, shopping and eating in our ‘Village’. The exhibitors and catering businesses will give you a very warm welcome in this welcoming central square where visitors, exhibitors and drivers can meet. There is something for everyone in the shopping village, ranges include everything from cute interior decorations to carriages and DVI clothing to mountain bikes.
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Driving Valkenswaard International welcomes disabled visitors and we make every effort to accommodate their needs.
Disabled parking is available in the VIP Car Park. If the disabled car parking is full then there is further parking over the road and we will endeavour to park you as far forward as possible.
Disabled toilets are situated around the showground and in Exell Equestrian Bar.
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