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 [...]

SATURDAY, JULY 26 – FUN FOR ALL

The Connecticut Valley Driving Club Invites you to the American Scurry Challenge At Mitchell Farm, 300 East Haddam Rd (Rt. 82), Salem, Connecticut  Saturday July 26, 2014 ~ Starting at 10:00 am   This is our Fun Day for 2014 and CVDC’s first American Scurry Challenge event, to be held at Mitchell Farm on Rt. [...]

2014 Fun Day Clinic Lessons Times of Go

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, others pay a small $10 fee.

2014 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 2014 HDT Results Competitors’ Times of Go 2014 Show Program ADS Show Details Directions to CT Valley Driving Trial Show photography by Shoot [...]

2014 Driving Trial Competitors’ Times of Go

**** PROVISIONAL ~ CURRENT AS OF 9 AM, THURSDAY, MAY  29 ~ PLEASE VERIFY TIMES WHEN ARRIVING AT EVENT**** Click here to open in a separate window

2014 Setup Volunteers (Thurs/Fri)

** FINAL (more or less!) ** THURSDAY, May 29, 2014 COURSE & HAZARD BUILDING DAY 10 am until …. ~ Come when you can, as early as you can, and bring friends!! BRING SCREW GUNS, TAPE MEASURES & FENCE POUNDERS IF YOU HAVE THEM! Bill & Nancy Lawson – organizers Erica Robb – Obstacle 1 [...]

2014 Event Day Volunteers

** PRELIMINARY ** Saturday, May 31, 2014 CVDC Horse Driving Trial Event Day Organizers: Bill & Nancy Lawson Official Third Hand: Tom Wilcox Secretary: Marguerite Hayber Judge Steward: Randy Sabatino AM Crew: 8:00am (Meet at Dressage/Cones as assigned) 5:45 AM Parking: Henry Tarryk Trailer Safety Steward: Dick Mangino Dressage Chair: Cynthia Bliven Dressage Gate Steward: [...]