SATURDAY, OCT 29: CARRIAGE COLLECTION TOUR

On Saturday October 29, the CVDC has been invited to  view Mr. Robert Scarpa’s  wonderful collection of pony vehicles.  Bob lives at  896 Coleman Road, Cheshire, CT.  Plan to arrive at Bob’s around 1PM. I (Randy) was able to see these carriages many years ago and was very impressed with their variety and quality. They were [...]

SATURDAY, OCT 15 – DRIVING DERBY

The CT Valley Driving Club will be holding a DRIVING DERBY on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Mitchell Farm located at 300 East Haddam Road (Rte 82) in Salem, CT. The gate opens at 8am; Drivers meeting at 9am; Course walk at 10am; First Entrant at 11am. Our Judge and Advisor is Jeff Morse. We [...]

SEPT 10 – 1st ANNUAL CVDC MEMBERS’ MEETING

On September 10th we will be holding our 1st Annual CVDC Member’s Night. (Note: Even if you’re not a member, you are still welcome to attend!) This is a potluck – please bring a dish to share. We are all drivers ( present, past and future). We all have knowledge about some aspect of the [...]

2016 Spring Clinic: Jeff Morse

>> Click here to view this in a printable flyer <<  Sunday, April 17, 2016 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 [...]

Nov 22: Annual Nehantic Forest “Turkey Trot” Club Drive

. 194 Beaver Brook Rd, Lyme, CT 06371 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 ~ 11 AM Come along for a pre-Thanksgiving “Turkey Trot”! Nehantic State Forest has miles of good dirt roads on rolling hills. We are planning a 5-6 mile drive. Whips can do anywhere from 2 miles to 10 if they choose, mile markers will [...]

2015 Horse Driving Trial – DETAILS HERE

 Photos were taken by Shoot That Horse! Photography (Lisa Cenis). A sampling of her photos can be seen HERE. To view proofs and order prints, send Lisa an email. Competitor Info Final 2015 HDT Results Competitors’ Times of Go 2015 Show Program ADS Show Details Directions to CT Valley Driving Trial Show photography by Shoot [...]

2015 Fun Day Clinic Lessons Times of Go

Sunday Fun Day – sign up for a clinic session with our event officials: Larry Poulin or Craig Kellogg. CALL MARGUERITE HAYBER AT 860-817-3181 TO SCHEDULE A LESSON OR FOR QUESTIONS   Remember: the course is open for driving and riding most of the day on Sunday, until approximately 3 pm. Volunteers play for free, [...]

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! Click here to open the below image in pdf.

2015 Driving Trial Competitors’ Times of Go

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2015 Setup Volunteers

** FINAL (more or less!) ** WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015 PREP AND PLACEMENT meet at Haddam Meadows at 5:30 pm Bill Lawson Lynn Warren Tom Wilcox Richard Hayber Peter Von Halem THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 COURSE & HAZARD BUILDING DAY 8:30 am start BRING SCREW GUNS, TAPE MEASURES & FENCE POUNDERS IF YOU HAVE THEM! [...]