2013 Setup Volunteers (Thurs/Fri)

** FINAL (more or less!) ** THURSDAY, June 6, 2013 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 – general crew [...]

2013 Event Day Volunteers

** FINAL (more or less!) ** Saturday, June 8, 2013 CVDC Horse Driving Trial Event Day Organizers: Bill & Nancy Lawson Official Third Hand: Tom Wilcox Secretary: Marguerite Hayber Judge Steward: Randy Sabatino AM Crew: 7:45am (Meet at Dressage/Cones as assigned) 5:45 AM Parking: Henry Tarryk Trailer Safety Steward: Dick Mangino Dressage Chair: Ann Sullivan [...]

2013 Fun Day Clinic Lessons Times of Go

CALL NANCY LAWSON AT 860-324-7463 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.


The Connecticut Valley Driving Trial is gearing up for JUNE 8, 2013 – get your entries in! 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 [...]

2013 HDT Sponsors & Advertisers Needed!

If you are a business or driving enthusiast, please support our June HDT 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. WE NEED YOUR HELP!! Click here to download a sponsorship brochure We need sponsors of all [...]

FIELD TRIP: Vermont Carriage Tour

*** PLEASE RSVP (click here) SO WE CAN MAKE SENSIBLE CARPOOLING ARRANGEMENTS *** SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2013 GREENALL’S CARRIAGE HOUSE / RUNNING BROOK FARM WEST WINDSOR / SOUTH WOODSTOCK, VERMONT Visit Greenall’s Carriage House for a peek at John & Sue Greenall’s restored antique carriages. Also planning a stop at Running Brook Farm to see [...]


Saturday & Sunday, April 6-7, 2013 High Hopes, Lyme, CT Internationally renowned driver Larry Poulin will again bring his experience and insights for CVDC’s 2013 spring clinic. Best known for his success in combined driving, Larry competed an unprecedented 10 times at the World Championships, and won 8 USET Pairs Championships here in the US. [...]


TACK SALE ~ TACK CLEANING ~ MOVIES & PIZZA EAST HADDAM GRANGE ~ 6:30 PM Now is the perfect time to go through your various tack and horse-related items and decide what you need to keep, what you need to buy and what needs some maintenance. Last year’s TACK CLEANING AND MOVIE NIGHT was a [...]

Nov 18: Nehantic Forest Club Drive

. 194 Beaver Brook Rd, Lyme, CT 06371 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 ~ 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 [...]


The following article was written by our own Mary Washburn and previously published in the Eastern CT Draft Horse Association newsletter. It eloquently reminds us that living with horses can be unpredictable. Be prepared for the emergency you hope you never have by joining us at Tufts Large Animal Medical Center on Nov 4. See [...]