Groom

(Sport: Carriage Driving)

Definition

Rides with the driver. Their job is to help with an emergency such as a broken trace or caught rein. In the marathon events, the groom helps the driver stay on the correct course and remind him of the planned route through the obstacle course. They also help balance the carriage by shifting their weight in tight turns or uneven ground. Also responsible for keeping an eye on the time during an event.



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