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.

March


March 4-8th
Live Oak International

Live Oak International
When
4-8th Mar 2020
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 7
Tri County/Ontario Carriage Driving Education Clinic

TCCA /OCDA Education Seminar.

What is a CDE? HDT? Pleasure Driving?

 

Clinician Vicki Cork

Copetown Community Centre

March


March 22
Adult Beginners Clinic hosted by TCCA

Adult Learn to Drive Clinic. Hands on. For more information. tricountycarriage.com

Ancaster Fair Grounds

April


TBA
Martin’s Annual Spring Auction

www.martinauctioneers.com

Lebanon Fairgrounds, Lebanon, PA

April


April 3-5th
Can Am All Breeds Equine Expo

For more information. http://canamequine.com

Markham , Ontario

April


April 9-12th
Southern Pines Combined Driving Event

Southern Pines Combined Driving Event
When
April 9-12th
Where
Carolina Horse Park • 2814 Montrose Rd. • Raeford, North Carolina 28376 (map)

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

Southern Pines, North Carolina

May


Saturday May 9th
Highland Green Dressage and Cones

First show in a series of four.

For more information contact http://highlandgreenstable.com

Highland Green 12817 Medway Road, London, ON

May


May 23-24th
Driving Clinic

For more details contact Tina England at  blink33@gmail.com

Ridge Rock Ranch,535 Fred Brown Road, Odessa,ON

May


May 23-24th
Adult Intermediate Clinic hosted by TCCA

Day 1-Clinic-Intermediate

Day 2- Lessons, Private &Semi-private lessons

For more information Tricountycarriage.com

Ancaster Fair Grounds, Jerseyville, Ontario, Jerseyville, Ontario

May


May 30th
TCCA Social Drive

Social Drive and Team Challenge.

For more information http://tricountycarriage.com

Meadow Rock Farm

June


June 6th
Tri-County Carriage Show

Combined Test Day

For more details call Jean McLean 905-807-8313

 

Paris Fair Grounds, Jerseyville, Ontario

June


Saturday June 13th
ECHO

Equine, Cones ,Hazards and Obstacles.

Ride, drive or ground drive your equine.

For more information contact Tina England at blink@gmail.com

Ridge Rock Farm 535 Fred Brown Road , Odessa, ON

June


Sunday June 14th
OCDA Dressage and Cones Show, timed cross country

Come join us for a great schooling day. Drive your dressage test and cones. Time permitting, you will be able to drive the cones twice. In the afternoon, there will be a timed cross country pace.

 

Ribbons to 6th place. Dressage times will be posted on Friday June 12th.

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We will have a tack check. Helmets are mandatory.

Bring your lunch, come and meet old and new friends.

Cost $

To enter :

Windy Knoll Farm,7218 Sideroad 14, Ariss, Ontario

June


June 18-20th
Lexington Pleasure Driving Show

 

Organizer; Kathy Courtemanche

coot1953@yahoo.com

Phone; 859-588-1933

Kentucky Horse Park, KY

June


June 19-21
Metamora CDE

Metamora CT and CDE
When
19-21st June
Where
Windrush Farm, Metamora MI (map)
Description
Organizer: Darlene Daly
email: ddaly0037@gmail.com

Metamora Michigan

June


June 26-28th
Bromont International CDE

Bromont International
When: June 26-28th
Where
Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park • 450, chemin de Gaspe, CP98 • Bromont, QC, CANADA, J2L1A9 (map)
Description

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


Sunday June 28th
Highland Green Dressage and Cones

Second show in series of four.

For more information contact http://highlandgreenstable.com

Highland Green 12817 Medway Road, London, ON

July


July 4&5th
HDT Two Day Show

Dressage, cones and marathon over two days.

For more information. austringershavenfarm.ca

Austringers Haven Farm, Campbellford,On

July


July 17-19th
Lorenzo Driving Competition

www.lorenzodriving.org

Lorenzo State Historic Site,Cazenovia NY

July


July 19th
TCCA Social Drive

A pleasant drive through fields

For more information. http://tricountycarriage.com

Halton Equine Veterinary Services

July


July 20-21st
CANAM Becancour

Find all the information for this wonderful show in the link below.

American Driving Society www.americandrivingsociety.org Events, July.

19225 Des Acadiens, Becancour, QC

July


Sunday July 26th
OCDA Dressage/cones and Pleasure Driving Show

A pony and horse friendly show at a beautiful facility near Simcoe Ont.

Bob Walker and Vicki Cork,graciously invite fellow drivers to their farm.

The morning classes will consist of dressage and cones. In the afternoon, there will be pleasure classes for horse, pony, juniors, para  and pairs. A cross country course will also highlight the afternoon session.

Dressage test Training Test  POM

Dressage test Preliminary Test  POM

Dressage test Intermediate Test

All tests can be found at www.americandrivingsociety.org

Entry form and information on showBryn Gwyntog – Dressage-Cones-Pleasure -September 8 2019

NB. New rule this year. You must wear a helmet for CDE dressage and cones.

Pleasure show entries, fancy hats are still allowed. We strongly advise helmets for the cross country class

Dressage-Cones-Pleasure – September 8,  2019

Bryn Gwyntog – Dressage-Cones-Pleasure – Sept 8, 2019

Entry Form – September 8 2019

 

Bryn Gwyntog , 841 6th Concession, Woodhouse, On.

August


August 1-2
HDT Two Day Show

Dressage, cones, and marathon over two days.

For more information. http://austringershavenfarm.com

Austringers Haven Farm, Campbellford,On

August


August 6-9th
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:August 6-9th
Where
Orleton Farm, 31 Prospect Hill Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262 (map)
Description
Event Website: colonialcarriage.org
Open date: TBA
Closing Date: TBA

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

August


August 15-16th
HDT at Ridge Rock Farm

Dressage, cones and marathon, over two days. 

For prize list contact Tina England at blink@gmail.com

535 Fred Brown Road, Odessa, ON

August


Sunday August 16th
OCDA HDT

Dressage, cones and marathon, all in one day!  If you only want to do dressage and cones, that is an option.

Helmets are mandatory. Dressage times will be posted on Friday August 14th

Tests will be  Training test #POM, Preliminary #POM, Intermediate #

Located at the beautiful farm of Jon Steenbeek and Annemarie van Wely.

Stabling  available,

Cost: All three phases $

Dressage and Cones only $

 

Download entry form: OCDA entry form HDT – 2019

Download waiver :OCDA WAIVER 2019

Jon Steenbeeks Farm, 74280 Parr Line,Varna , Ontario

August


August 21-23rd
Great Lakes Carriage Classic

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

Ancaster Fair Grounds, Jerseyville, Ontario

August


Sunday August 30
Highland Green Dressage and Cones

Third in a series of four shows held at Highland Green.

For more information contact http://highlandgreenstable.com

Highland Green 12817 Medway Road , London, ON

September


September 11-13th
Villa Louis Carriage Classic

Pleasure Driving Event

Contact Mike Rider (608)-326-4436

Info@carriageclassic.com or CarriageClassic.com

Praire du Chien, Wisconsin

September


Saturday September 12th
ECHO at Ridge Rock Farm

Equine, Cones, Hazards and Obstacles.

Ride, drive or line drive your equine.

For more information, contact Tina England at blink@gmail.com

535 Fred Brown Road, Odessa, ON

September


September 19th
TCCA Social Drive

For more information http://tricountycarriage.com

Janet Zizian, Burlington

September


Sunday September 27th
Highland Green Dressage and Cones

Fourth show in the series

For more information contact http://highlandgreenstable.com

Highland Green 12817 Medway Road, London, ON

October


October 1-6th
The National Drive
Hoosier Park, Indiana

October


October 17th
TCCA Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

For more information, http://tricountycarriage.com

Hawksview Farms , Waterdown