2016 Spring Clinic: Jeff Morse

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 Sunday, April 17, 2016jeffmorse
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding
36 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme, Connecticut 06371

Jeff Morse is a nationally known competitor, trainer, clinician, author and Morgan Horse breeder, with over 30 years of experience. He specializes in training horses and their people for carriage driving. Jeff works with all levels of drivers to make driving a safe and enjoyable experience. The American Morgan Horse Association named Jeff ‘Man of the Year’ in 2004. He is currently a Director of the American Driving Society and Chairman of  the ADS Pleasure Driving Committee, Member of the USEF Morgan Horse and Pleasure Driving Committees and  and Treasurer of the Massachusetts Morgan Horse Association.

At the clinic Jeff will teach on an individual basis, one horse at a time for 45 minutes. During your clinic time you can choose what you would like to work on:

  • Harness fitting and hitching to perfection
  • Ground driving and improving communication
  • Regular driving for pleasure or competition

Follow Jeff’s interesting posts at www.greenmeads.blogspot.com

Clinic Details:

§ Format: Individual 50-minute sessions, beginning at 8 am.

§ Fee: CVDC members $90, non-members $100 – first come, first served.

§ Auditors: $20. Excellent sound system, you won’t miss a thing. (Drivers: one groom free of charge.)

High Hopes has a spacious indoor arena with non-dusty footing and a heated viewing lounge with seating. Bathrooms, vending machines, and wide barn aisles. Easy in-and-out and parking for trailers. Stalls available @ $35/day if needed.

Some refreshments (coffee, etc.) will be provided. Please bring a light lunch for yourself.

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Send check made out to CVDC, Coggins and Rabies Certificate to

Marguerite Hayber, 109 Chittenden Rd., Amston, CT 06231 / 860-267-6552 / marguerite@hayber.us — mention preference for AM or PM slot.


Horse Driving Trials: What’s It All About?

For those who want just a little more information…. here is a (very) brief summary of what happens during our Horse Driving Trials. There are also many exciting videos on YouTube, search for “driving trials” or “combined driving events” – enjoy!

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Photos of Events

Click here to view pictures taken by Sandy of Baskwood Photos, who happened to come along to the July Fun Day/Scurry with one of our members, and returned for our club drive at Lord Creek in October.

Plus: take a peek at just some of the lovely photos taken by Lisa Cenis of Shoot That Horse during our annual Horse Driving Trial.

Have a look at how much fun we had, and please support our photographer friends by purchasing some pictures to share.