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: [...]


Sunday, April 27, 2014 High Hopes, Old Lyme, CT Bill Broe, based in Ancramdale NY, is a trainer and competitor in ridden dressage and combined driving. He has been riding, driving and training horses for 30 years. As an instructor, he is known for his patience and persistence, working with drivers to find new ways to [...]


The Connecticut Valley Driving Trial is gearing up for MAY 31, 2014 – entries open April 1! This eagerly awaited event will once again take place at the beautiful Haddam Meadows State Park in Haddam, CT. John Greenall will serve as President of the Jury and Marc Johnson will join us as Technical Delegate. Click [...]

2014 HDT Sponsors & Advertisers Needed!

If you are a business or driving enthusiast, please support our annual Horse Driving Trial by becoming a sponsor. If you are a club member, we are sure you know at least two businesses, neighbors or friends who would be interested. Click here to download a sponsorship brochure We need sponsors of all sizes and [...]

Dec 28: CVDC Holiday Gathering

This year, we will gather to celebrate the season AFTER the Big Day, which we hope will make it easier to work into your schedule. Dinner will be at Angelico’s Lake House in East Hampton – 6 pm to whenever. PLEASE RSVP TO RITA. If we have enough members attending, we may reserve a private [...]

Nov 24: Nehantic Forest “Turkey Trot” Club Drive

. 194 Beaver Brook Rd, Lyme, CT 06371 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24 ~ 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 [...]

Membership Renewals are due Dec 1

RENEWALS ARE DUE DEC 1. The club year now runs from December 1 to November 30. (Not yet a member? Well, what are you waiting for? We’re fun and affordable!) CLICK HERE for a member form, and mail it with your check ($25 for single/family membership, $20 for seniors) to: CVDC c/o Kathie Rindge, Treasurer [...]