Ontario Carriage Driving Association provides this calendar as an aid to its members and readers. Some events may not be exactly as stated, and it is therefore up to the reader to verify with the organizers.

NB: We also list other driving events in and possibly close enough to Ontario to attend which offer driving opportunities (as well as a very few events throughout the U.S. or internationally that may be of interest for traveling types). 

Acronyms
EOPDS
= Eastern Ontario Pleasure Driving Society
OCDA
= Ontario Carriage Driving Association
TCCA
= Tri-County Carriage Driving Association
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Dates marked with “?” are still in the planning stages… dates, venue and/or format are subject to change. To add or amend an event listing, please email us.

January


January 14-15
Nature Coast
Black Prong, Florida

January


January 26-29
Little Everglades CDE
Dade City, Florida

February


February 10-12
Grand Oaks CT and Derby

Grand Oaks Classic, CT and Derby
When
10 – 12 Feb 2017
Where
The Grand Oaks Resort and Musuem, 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale, FL, United States (map)
Description
Organizer – Kacy Tipton-Fashik
Phones – 352-409-1398
Email – kacyf@thegrandoaks.com
Website – www.thegrandoaks.com
Open Date – December 1, 2016
Close Date – February 1, 2017

Grand Oaks, Weirsdale, Florida

February


February 16-18
Florida Spring Fling CDE/DT/CT(CAC)

Florida Spring Fling CDE/DT/CT(CAC)
When
16 – 18 Feb 2017
Where
Florida Horse Park, 11008 County Rd 475, Ocala, FL 34480, USA (map)
Description
Open date: 11/1/2017
Closing Date: 1/15/2018

Organizer: Cypress Keep • ematulich@ut.edu • (813) 982-2200 • (813) 495-0070 • 4909 Stanley Rd • Plant City, Florida 33565

Event Website: www.cypresskeep.com/springfling

Florida Horse Park, Ocala, Florida

March


March 3-5
Black Prong HDT & CT

Black Prong HDT & CT
When
3 – 5 Mar 2017
Where
Black Prong Equestrian Center • 450 SE CR 337 • Bronson, Florida 32621 (map)
Description
Open date: 1/15/2017
Closing Date: 2/15/2017

Organizer: Black Prong Equestrian Center • Shorty1956@gmail.com • (352) 486-1234 (352) 615-6460 • 450 SE CR 377 • Bronson, Florida 32621

Organizer #2: EllenMarie Ettenger • SHORTY1956@GMAIL.COM • (352) 615-6460 5404 SW 140th Avenue • Ocala, Florida 34481

Bronson, Florida

March


March 8-12
Live Oak International

Live Oak International
When
8 – 12 Mar 2017
Where
2215 SW 11th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471, USA (map)
Description
Organizer: Damian Guthrie
email: dg@magnoliaequity.com
phone: (786) 303 2681
website: http://www.liveoakinternational.com/

Ocala, Florida

March


March 26,2017
Tri County Education Clinic

Focus on Groom and Related topics. More info to follow.www.

Copetown Community Centre

March


March 31-April 2
Can Am All Breeds Equine Expo

www.canamequine.ca

Markham , Ontario

April


April 14-16
Southern Pines Combined Driving Event

Southern Pines Combined Driving Event
When
14 – 16 Apr 2017
Where
Carolina Horse Park • 2814 Montrose Rd. • Raeford, North Carolina 28376 (map)
Description
Start Date: 4/14/2017
End Date: 4/16/2017

Organizer: Kelly Valdes • fkvaldes@gmail.com • (910) 603-2449 • P O Box 369 • Southern Pines , North Carolina 28388

Southern Pines, North Carolina

April


April 28-29
Martins Spring Carriage Auction

www.martinauctioneers.com

Lebanon, Pa

May


May 7
Educate Your Eye Clinic

An informative clinic. Come and see a driven dressage test through the judges eye. Francois Bergeron, is our guest clinician, who is also a judge.

The clinic is being held at the beautiful Holly Oaks in Lynden, Ontario. Visit their website at www.hollyoaks.ca

Cost for OCDA members is $60. which includes lunch,

Entry form available:Educate your Eye ,2017

For more information: contact Laurie@windyknollfarm.ca

Holly Oaks , Lynden, Ontario

May


Sunday, May 21
OCDA Dressage and Cones #1

Our first show of 5 in the series.

Our first show will be held at Rockton Fairgrounds.

Visit their website at www.rocktonworldsfair.com

Due to the change in venue, We,(OCDA), will be providing lunch for everyone, for the inconvenience.

Entry for dressage and cones is $60.00 for OCDA members, $75 for non members

Training Test 3 POM
Preliminary Test 4 POM
Intermediate Test 1 POM
All tests available online at www.americandrivingsociety.org

A 2017 OEF membership is mandatory to show. www.horse.on.ca
Click here for entry form Dressage and cones entry form 2017
Click here for waiver formDRESSAGE AND CONES WAIVER 2017 1

For more information contact  Laurie@windyknollfarm.ca

 

Rockton Fairgrounds, 812 Old Highway 8 , Rockton, On L0R1X0

June


June 8-11
Orleton Farm CT, SD, Pleasure Drive and Pleasure Show

Orleton Farm Combined Driving Test, Super Derby, Cross Country Pleasure Drive and Pleasure Driving Show
When
8 – 11 Jun 2017
Where
Orleton Farm, 31 Prospect Hill Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262 (map)
Description
Event Website: colonialcarriage.org
Start Date: 6/8/2017
End Date: 6/11/2017

Open date: March 1, 2017
Closing Date: May 19, 2017

Organizer: Harvey Waller • westgate • (413) 441-4682 • • 31 Prospect Hill Rd • Stockbridge, Massachusetts 01262

Organizer #2: Ann Willey • westgate@taconic.net • (518) 392-6583 • 299 Pond Hill Rd • Chatham, New York 12037

Stockbridge, MA

June


Sunday June 18
OCDA Dressage and Cones #2

Second show in the series. Points from all 5 shows, will go towards year end awards.

$60 entry for dressage and cones for OCDA members, $75 non members.

Training Test#3POM
Preliminary Test#4POM
Intermediate Test#1POM
Tests available online at www.americandrivingsociety.org

Must have a 2017 OEF membership to show. www.horse.on.ca

Click here for entry form Dressage and cones entry form 2017
Click here for waiverDRESSAGE AND CONES WAIVER 2017 1

More införmation contact Laurie@windyknollfarm.ca

Windy Knoll Farm, Ariss, On

June


June 23-25
Metamora CDE

Metamora CT and CDE
When
23 – 25 Jun 2017
Where
Windrush Farm, Metamora MI (map)
Description
Organizer: Darlene Daly
email: ddaly0037@gmail.com

Metamora Michigan

June


June 30-July 2
Bromont International CDE

Bromont International
When
30 Jun – 2 Jul 2017
Where
Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park • 450, chemin de Gaspe, CP98 • Bromont, QC, CANADA, J2L1A9 (map)
Description
Open date: 5/1/2017
Closing Date: 6/02/2017

Organizer: Roger Deslauriers • driving@internationalbromont.org • (450) 534-0787 • • 450, chemin de Gaspe, CP98 • Bromont,QC, CANADA, J2L1A9

Event Website: www.bromontdriving.org

Bromont, QC

June


June 30-July 2-
CAA Pleasure Driving Show

CAA Carriage Festival
When
30 Jun – 2 Jul 2017
Where
Kentucky Horse Park • 4075 Ironworks Pike • Lexington, Kentucky 40511 (map)
Description
Open date:
Closing Date: 6/1/2017
Recognized by: ADS USEF

Organizer: John Stallard • john@jsfound.org • (859) 231-0971 • • 4075 Iron Works Parkway, Building D • Lexington, Kentucky 40511

Kentucky Horse Park, KY

July


July 8-9
Great Lakes Carriage Classic

Please visit our website  www.tricountycarriage.com, Prize list will be posted in March.

Reach Huron, Clinton

July


July 15-16
OCDA Dressage and Cones #3/ Clinic

3rd show in our series of 5 dressage and cones shows.

This show will be on Saturday July 15.

$60 entry for OCDA members for dressage and cones, $75 for non members
Training Test #3POM
Preliminary Test#4POM
Intermediate Test#1POM
Tests available online at www.americandrivingsociety.org
A 2017 OEF membership is mandatory to show www.horse.on.ca
At http://highlandgreenstable.com, we are excited to offer lessons on the Sunday with our Judge Francois Bergeron.

Lessons are $85

Click here for entry formDressage and cones entry form 2017
Click here for waiver formDRESSAGE AND CONES WAIVER 2017 1

More info contact laurie@windyknollfarm.ca

Highland Green Stable , London, On

July


Sat July 22-Sun July 23rd
Carriage Driving Clinic in Harrowsmith , On

Marjory Lakins is hosting a driving clinic on her property in Harrowsmith. There will be cones, barrels and obstacles. (possibly a water hazard).

A lunch booth will be available for breakfast, lunch and snacks each day. There is a Facebook page set up under Magpie Town Driving Clinic

For more information email : dmlakins@xplornet.ca

3358 Murton Road, Harrowsmith, K0H1V0

August


August 20
OCDA Dressage and Cones #4

Fourth show in our series

Show is being held at the farm of Vicki Cork and Bob Walker near Simcoe

$60 entry for dressage and cones OCDA members ,$75 non members
Training Test #3POM
Preliminary Test#4POM
Intermediate Test#1POM
Tests available online at www.americandrivingsociety.org

Must have a 2017 OEF membership to participate. www.horse.on.ca

Tests available from Training to Intermediate for VSE, pony, horse, and multiples.

Click here for entry formDressage and cones entry form 2017
Click here for waiver formDRESSAGE AND CONES WAIVER 2017 1

More information, contact laurie@windyknollfarm.ca

Bryn Gwyntog 831 Concession 6, Woodhouse, RR#5 Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 4K4

September


Sept 2-3
HDT at BDF

Visit the website http://www.drivingatbdf.com/labour-day-hdt-2017 for more information.

BDF Equestrian Centre, Flesherton, Ontario

September


September 9
Tri County Show

More details to follow. Tri County Carriage Association.

 

Paris Show Grounds

September


September 17
OCDA Dressage and Cones #5

#5 in our series. Points from the 5 shows will count towards year end awards at each level ,

This show is being held at the farm of Bill and Pam MacGillivray, located between Acton and Georgetown.

$60 entry for dressage and cones for OCDA members, $75 for non members

Training Test #3POM
Preliminary Test#4POM
Intermediate Test#1POM
Tests available online at www.americandrivingsociety.org

A 2017 OEF membership is mandatory www.horse.on.ca

Click here for entry formDressage and cones entry form 2017
Click here for waiver formDRESSAGE AND CONES WAIVER 2017 1

For more information contact laurie@windyknollfarm.ca

Glen Cameron Stables, Limehouse, On

September


September 22-24
Indiana CDE

Indiana CDE & CT
When
22 – 24 Sep 2017
Where
Hoosier Horse Park • 71045 S Kern St • Edinburgh, Indiana 46124 (map)
Description
Open date: 9/22/2017
Closing Date: 9/24/2017

Organizer: Dave Sadler • davlin@sadlerfarms.net • 2176215547 • 2176215547 • 2347 E 1800 North Rd • Fithian, Illinois 61844

Hoosier Horse Park, Edinburgh, Indiana

September


September 28- October 1
ADS Northeast Region Drive

ADS Northeast Region Recreational Drive
When
28 Sep – 1 Oct 2017
Where
Rockefeller Preserve • P o Box8444 • Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591 (map)
Description
Open date: 7/1/2017
Closing Date: 9/21/2017
Organizer: Leona Anastasi • lanastasi@charter.net • (774) 276-0490 • (774) 276-0490 • 584 Prospect Street • Woodstock, Connecticut 06281

Rockefeller Preserve, Sleepy Hollow NY

October


October 10-16
The National Drive and ADS Members meeting

ADS Annual Members Meeting @ The National Drive
When
10 – 16 Oct 2017
Where
Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511, USA (map)

Kentucky Horse Park, KY