THANKS FOR PARTICIPATING IN OUR SURVEY – If you have comments or thoughts you would like to share regarding our annual HDT, please feel free to email Bill and Nancy Lawson at ORIGINAL POST: As we consider plans for next year’s CVDC Horse Driving Trial, we look for input from any and all interested [...]

Club Meeting: Sept 6 – Nutrena Nutritionist

Our next regular monthly meeting takes place at the East Haddam Grange on September 6. Tiffany Wyman, a nutritionist from Nutrena, will be on hand to discuss proper equine nutrition and to bring us up to date on new understanding in the world of horse feed. This is your opportunity to fine-tune your feeding program [...]

Club Drive: Sept 20 – Joint Drive at Pachaug with ECDHA

NOTE CHANGE IN VENUE.  At their invitation, we will be driving the Pachaug State Forest roads with our friends and neighbors from the Eastern CT Draft Horse Assoc., September 20, 10 am. Meet at the Frog Hollow Equestrian Camping Area (see below).  Explore the numerous trails in Pachaug and then enjoy a relaxing (BYO) lunch [...]

Saturday, Aug 9: Carousel Museum

Join us for a guided tour of the New England Carousel Museum. Club members, friends and guests: meet in museum parking lot @ 10:30, tour starts at 11. Cost is $6.00 per person, paid at the door. Please RSVP to Kathie Rindge @ 860-573-6359 as they have requested a head count. New England Carousel Museum [...]

And Good Time Was Had By All

On Saturday, July 26, CVDC hosted a Fun Day and American Scurry event at Mitchell Farm. It was a pretty day to spend with friends and horses/ponies, with a little friendly competition thrown in. 16 whips competed a total of 18 equines around three different layouts of cones (click here to see the maps). Proceeds [...]