Sallie Walrond has driven since she was about nine years old. She is an international carriage driving judge, having travelled extensively throughout the UK, the USA, Western Australia and New Zealand judging private driving, trade classes, combined driving and coaching. She has worked with dressage horses, eventers, show jumpers, ridden side-saddle, run a livery yard and instructed in all of these aspects. She has shown harness horses with considerable success for many years in private driving classes. In 1975 she became the first whip to complete a three-day horse-driving trial with a tandem.Although officially retired, her advice is still sought worldwide. She lives with her solicitor husband in a sixteenth-century thatched cottage near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, England.