Club Meeting: Sat. Aug 4 – Westfield Whip

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Club meeting on Saturday, August 4 at the East Haddam Grange Hall. Carol Martin, owner of Westfield Whip Manufacturing Company, will talk about the history of whipmaking in Westfield, share videos and stories, and bring some of her whips for show and tell.

Brief meeting will follow the presentation. NO POTLUCK.

See you all on Saturday.

Sunday, Aug 12 – Driving Derby at Mitchell Farm

sulkyCT Valley’s Driving Derby competition consists of three rounds over a course consisting of pairs of cones and marathon-type obstacles in a . Each driver will be timed through a numbered course of obstacles/gates in the proper direction and in numerical order to the finish line. Total time determines placings and the lowest time wins.

We are offering both training level and preliminary level. Drivers may enter horses of any breed and size, from minis to drafts. $50 per entry. Helmets & Coggins/rabies required. Groom required for all turnouts except single mini or single small pony. Gates open at 9 am, mandatory driver’s meeting at 9:30 am, first competitor on course at 10 am.

Contact Kathie Rindge at 860-228-3801 for information and to enter.

300 East Haddam Road (Rt. 82)
Salem, CT, USA 06420

Photos of Events

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Some great pictures were taken by Sandy of Baskwood Photos a few years ago, who happened to tag along to our first July Fun Day/Scurry with one of our members, and returned for that October’s club drive at Lord Creek.

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

Have a look at how much fun we have, join us if you haven’t already, and please support our photographer friends by purchasing pictures to share.

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