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/Cancelled 2021

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 6th
Tri County/Ontario Carriage Driving Education Clinic

TCCA /OCDA Education Seminar

Virtual Clinic with Minta Winn and Andy Marcous

A great  way to start off the season!

BE INSPIRED TO BE ASPIRE, morning with Minta

PROACTIVE DRIVING ,afternoon with Andy

Adults $36, Juniors $25

For more information contact : mclje22@cogeco.ca   Jean 905-807-8313

Tricountycarriage.com-events

 

 

Virtual Clinic

April


April 11
Hands on Beginners Clinic hosted by TCCA/Cancelled due to COVID for 2021

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

Jean 905-807-8313,  mclje22@cogeco.ca

Ancaster Fair Grounds

April


April 3-5th
Can Am All Breeds Equine Expo Cancelled 2021

For more information. http://canamequine.com

Markham , Ontario

May


CANCELLED
OCDA Driving Clinic with Ute Busse

A two day educational clinic focusing on dressage in the carriage.

OCDA members get priority for lesson times.

Lessons $100 /day

Auditors$25/day

 

For more information laurie@windyknollfarm.ca

6470 Wellington Road 12, Wallenstein. Farm of Darryl Billing

April


April 8-11th
Southern Pines Combined Driving Event

Southern Pines Combined Driving Event
When
April 8-11th
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

April


April 23rd
Martin’s Annual Spring Auction

www.martinauctioneers.com

Lebanon Fairgrounds, Lebanon, PA

May


Saturday May 15th (new date to follow)
Harness and Tack Sale and Swap (POSTPONED DUE TO COVID)

Bring a table and set up for $20.00

Harness, tack, equine and people clothing.

For more information contact laurie@windyknollfarm.ca

Windy Knoll Farm. 7218 Sideroad 14, Ariss

May


May 22
Driving Clinic TCCA Seminar

Clinic with Cara Whitham.

Group and private lessons.

Contact Jean 905-807-8313 ,  mclje22@cogeco.ca

TBA

May


May 29th
TCCA Social Drive

Social Drive and Team Challenge.

For more information. meadowrockfarms@gmail.com , phone 519-836-9300

http://tricountycarriage.com

Meadow Rock Farm

June


June 5th
TCCA Combined Test

More information   www.tricountycarriage.com, mclje22@cogeco.ca 

 

Paris Fairgrounds

June


June 26th
Hidden Stone Pony Show and Open Driving

For more information contact Alison Morton at  amorton@hiddenstonefarm.ca

Sutton

June


June 24-26th
Lexington Carriage Classic. Pleasure Show

Pleasure driving ring classes and cones

 

For more information contact  www.lexingtoncarriageclassic.com or Coot1953@yahoo.com

 

Lexington, Ky, Kentucky Horse Park

June


June 28-30th
Bromont International CDE(tentative)

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

July


Sunday July 10-11th
TCCA Social Drive

 

For more information contact Tina at 613-921-9107 or Ridge Rock Ranch on Facebook

Ridge Rock Farm, Odessa

July


July 24th
OCDA Dressage,Cones and Timed Cross Country Pace

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.

You must be an OCDA and OE member.

A membership form can be downloaded on website.

However, you can purchase a one day membership through OCDA to compete.

 

Ribbons to 6th place. Dressage times will be posted on the Thursday prior to show

Points count towards year end awards.

.We will have a tack check.

Helmets are mandatory.

Bring your lunch

Cost $75 for division or $30/class

Juniors with OCDA membership entry fees are waived for 2021

To enter : downloasd the entry form

More information Contact Show Secretary Mary Cork: PH  519-426-2422 or

email tyandaga@kwic.com 

Bryn Gwyntog Farm, Simcoe

July


July 24-25th
CANAM Becancour(tentative)

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


July 17-18th
Lorenzo Pleasure Show now Combined Event this year

Due to uncertainty of COVID. The Lorenzo show is changed to Dressage and Cones  for both days.

Division levels offered will include Training, Preliminary, Intermediate.

Horse, Ponies, VSE,

Singles, Pairs,

No on site stabling will be offered.

 

Cazenovia, NY

August


July 31st
Hidden Stone Sport Pony and Open Driving Show

For more information contact Alison Morton at amorton@hiddenstonefarm.ca

Sutton, On

August


August 12-15th
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 5-8th
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 14th
OCDA Dressage and Cones, modified continuous drive

This is the third show in our series this year.

Dressage and Cones in the morning, time permitting, you will be able to do the cones twice.

In the afternoon, there will be a cross country around the property.

Bring your own lunch.

Entry Fees: $75/division, $30 /class.   Ribbons awarded to 6th place. Points towards year end awards.

Entry fees are waived for JUNIOR DRIVERS  in 2021 with an OCDA and OE membership!

You must be a member of OCDA and Ontario Equestrian to compete.

OCDA membership form can be downloaded on website.

ADS 2021 rules will be followed. You must wear a helmet for all phases.

 

All levels Dressage B tests

Dressage tests can be found at. http://americandrivingsociety.org

Show Secretary: Laurie Bruder.  laurie@windyknollfarm.ca

Download the entry from

 

Windy Knoll Farm, 7218 Sideroad 14, Ariss, On

August


August 20-22nd
Great Lakes Carriage Classic

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

Or contact Jean at 905-807-8313. Email. mclje22@cogeco.ca

Ancaster Fair Grounds, Jerseyville, Ontario

August


August 20-22nd
Metamora CDE

Metamora CT and CDE
When: August 20-22
Where
Windrush Farm, Metamora MI (map)
Description
Organizer: Darlene Daly
email: ddaly0037@gmail.com

Metamora Michigan

August


August 28th
HDT Ridge Rock Farm

3 phases offered  Dressage, cones and marathon.

Open to VSE – Horse,  Training, Preliminary

More information Contact Tina at 613-921-9107 or Ridge Rock Ranch on Facebook

Ridge Rock Farm, Odessa ON

September


September 5th
TCCA Social Drive

For more information contact Judy at meadowrockfarms@gmail.com  or 519-836-9300

Puslinch, On

September


September 10-12th
Villa Louis Carriage Classic

Pleasure Driving Event

Contact Mike Rider (608)-326-4436

Info@carriageclassic.com or CarriageClassic.com

Praire du Chien, Wisconsin

September


Sat September 11th, rain date Sept 12th.
OCDA Dressage and Cones Rescheduled!

Dressage and Cones

The third  show in our series this year.

Must be OCDA member and member of OE.

To become a member of OCDA click this link below.

  OCDA MEM APP 2021rev1 4

A one day membership can be purchased to participate.

Points will go towards year end awards, Ribbons to 6th place.

Helmets are mandatory for all classes.

Junior Members of OCDA/OE.   ENTRY FEES WILL BE WAIVED FOR 2021!!!

Show Information

Fees: $60 division  $30/class

You will have the opportunity to drive your cones twice.

Tests for all levels will be ADS B tests.  Tests can be found at  http://www.americandrivingsociety.org

There will be no food booth due to COVID.

Entry form download here

Show Secretary  Laurie Bruder.  Laurie@windyknollfarm.ca

Windy Knoll Farm, 7218 Sideroad 14, Ariss, On

September


September 25
TCCA Social Drive

For more information Contact mclje22@cogeco.ca. 905-807-8313

Janet Zizians, Burlington, ON

October


October
The National Drive
Hoosier Park, Indiana

October


October
TCCA Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

For more information, http://tricountycarriage.com

Hawksview Farms , Waterdown