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2021 CARRIAGE DRIVING HORSE SHOW
Sun., July 11, 2021 9:00 Registration; 10:00 Start Time
North Stonington Agricultural Fair 21 Wyassup Road North Stonington, Connecticut 06359
The North Stonington Agricultural Fair is sponsored by the North Stonington Community Grange and the North Stonington Volunteer Fire Department and is known for providing the finest in entertainment, food, and wholesome fun for the entire family.
For many years the Fair has included the Working Farm Draft Horse Show. In 2019 the name was changed to the Carriage Driving Horse Show and the format now includes a variety of driving horses, draft horses, ponies and Very Small Equines (VSE). It’s now organized by the Connecticut Valley Driving Club, whose mission is to preserve the tradition of driving horses and carriages.
Our judge, Jeff Morse, based in Richmond, Mass., is a nationally known trainer, clinician, author and Morgan Horse breeder, with over 30 years of experience. He specializes in training horses and their people for carriage driving. Jeff works with all levels of drivers to make driving a safe and enjoyable experience. The American Morgan Horse Association named Jeff “Man of the Year” in 2004. He is currently a Director of the American Driving Society and Chairman of the ADS Pleasure Driving Committee and is Treasurer of the Massachusetts Morgan Horse Association. For more information on Jeff, go to: https://www.greenmeads.com/
Please join us as we present the general public with a wide variety of driving turnouts and disciplines.
Ladies to Drive - All
Gentlemen to Drive - All
Open to Drive (VSE and ponies)
Open to Drive (horses / drafts)
Open to Drive (pairs)
Scurry (VSE and ponies)
Scurry (horses / drafts)
Hard Hats are required for anyone on the carriage while driving any of the Scurry Classes or Cones Course. Drivers should be appropriately dressed. Slacks and shirts are preferable to t-shirts and cutoff jeans.
Prize Money and Six Ribbons will be awarded for each class. Show management may combine, divide or eliminate classes as entries warrant.
Driver of the Day will be awarded. For more information contact: Steve Mazeau (860-399-2282) or Peter Von Halem (860-889-6467)