Connecticut Valley Driving Club
2023 CARRIAGE DRIVING HORSE SHOW
Sun., July 16, 2023 9:00 Registration; 10:00 Start Time
North Stonington Agricultural Fair
21 Wyassup Road
PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK FOR A FULL LIST OF CLASSES AND REGISTRATION FORMS
The Carriage Driving Horse Show is organized for the North Stonington Agricultural Fair by
the Connecticut Valley Driving Club who’s mission it is to preserve the tradition of driving horses
Show judge, John Bennett Jr., is a long-time trainer, judge and carriage driving competitor. John Bennett Jr. has been managing and training horses for more than 45 years. He opened up John Bennett Stables in 1978
concentrating mostly on Morgan show horses. For the past 20 years he has concentrated on carriage driving, training
horses and clients for mostly pleasure shows. In 1986 John accepted the position at the University of Connecticut as the
horse unit manager, a position he held for 32 years. He’s trained many successful horses including UC Domination,
UC Doc Sanchez, UC Merlin and UC Tee Rose to name a few. John has held a USEF judge’s card in the Morgan and equitation division for 25 years. We welcome John to officiate at the 2023 North Stonington Fair.
Please join us as we present the general public with a wide variety of driving turnouts and disciplines.
For more information contact: Judy Zimmer 860.608.8598 or Jan Frick 860.368.9161
Mail or email completed Registration, proof of vaccines & signed Waiver of Liability to:
128 Wawecus Hill Rd.
Norwich, CT 06360