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December 2018
Launch of the CAA Driver Proficiency
Program

The intent of this program is to help carriage
drivers increase their awareness and knowledge
of driving, ensure they're driving safely and
correctly, and earn a CAA Driver Proficiency
Certificate.
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Highlighted items denote
WRCA sponsored event.

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info on using a SMV
sign on your vehicle -
what it is and when you
must use it

SMV INFO
INFORMATIONAL (not WRCA events)
August 4-5. 2018 Brecksville Horse Show http://www.brecksvillekiwanis.org/horse_show.htm   Combined Test &
Pleasure classes
August 19 2018 Knox County Horse Park Open Invitational Driving Day info-740-694-7441
January 21, 2018 Auction and Annual Meeting (WRCA Event)
DO NOT BRING HORSES!
Meet at 11:30 am, potluck lunch at noon
Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center, 16497 Snyder Road, Chagrin Falls, Ohio  44023
www.fieldstonefarmtrc.com
Contact:  Deb Svoboda 216-534-0500 debsvoboda@sbcglobal.net
Meeting. Introduction of officers and appointees, introduction of new members, old business, new business.

Bring your checkbook, credit card or cash for our Biennial Auction!  Lots of fabulous items will be available.  Bring a dish
to share.  Bring friends and family - all are welcome!   available!

Directions:  Take 271 north from 71/77 to  Rt 422 toward Warren for 9.9 miles.   Exit at OH Rt 306 and go north 0.1 miles
to Bainbridge Rd. Turn right and go 1.6 miles to Snyder Rd.  Turn left and drive 2.2 miles to Fieldstone Farm.
Informational (not WRCA events)
June 16-17 2018 G.L.A.D.S. Arena Driving Series HDT- Windy Knoll Farm, Sullivan OH Contact Stacy Giere
440-292-7198
May 6, 2018 Spring Zoar Pleasure Drive              (WRCA Event)
Zoar Historic Village,  Zoar, OH - Old Zoar School House
Meet @ 11:30  Potluck at noon.

Contact:        Jon & Nancy Roemer  330.364.5808        330.340.1853
 roemerjn@aol.com
A dressy pleasure drive through the picturesque village of Zoar. This drive is not for green horses. Paved roads with
some traffic, hills; police to help at crossings.
 SMV (Slow Moving Vehicle) sign REQUIRED.

Directions:  Take I-77 to exit 93, go east on SR 212. As you enter the old part of town, you will see a fire station and a
large parking area on the left. Pull in and park there. Behind the fire station is the Old School House where we eat.  
Signs posted.
                                                      
July 2, 2018 Howe Meadow / Indigo Lake Pleasure Drive
Meet @ 11:30AM at Howe Meadow.  Potluck @ noon.  Hitch & drive after the potluck dinner.
Facilities: •Picnic tables •Electric •Restrooms •Plenty of parking

Howe Meadow is located in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park at 4140 Riverview Rd , Peninsula , OH .  DO NOT USE
THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO HOWE MEADOW IF YOU HAVE A LONG TRAILER BECAUSE YOU WILL BOTTOM OUT ON
THE RAILROAD TRACKS.  PROCEED NORTH TO THE NEXT ENTRANCE, MARKED WITH WRCA SIGNS.

There will be a marked course around the meadow.  And a marked trail to Indigo Lake through the woods.  Or just drive
at will around the meadow!  No road driving.

Contact Henry & Kay Rish 216.288.4734 or
hrish@stratos.net
September 23, 2018 BSDC/WRCA Coohhunters Pleasure Drive (WRCA Event)
Sandusky River Coon Hunters Lodge 7575 TR131 Tiffin, OH 44883-9342
Meet @ 11:30   Potluck @ noon in the lodge
Contact:        Roger and Sue Murray 44883-9342        419.447.0076    
ram2andsue@thewavz.com

Driving is on public roads so a SMV (Slow Moving Vehicle) sign on the carriage/cart is required. Plenty of parking,
restrooms etc. Drinks will be provided. The drive will be between 4.5 and 6.5 miles (your choice or routes) along the
Sandusky river on country roads.  

Directions:  From east or west, take US 224 to SR 53 just South of Tiffin. If coming from the North, take turnpike or US 20
to Fremont interchange, which is SR 53 and follow that until you have gone through Tiffin and come to US 224. Go south
on SR 53 for 5.0 miles to CR 6 and go .8 miles to TR 131. This will be the second right. You will see Camp Glen signs,
plus a Walnut Grove Campground sign. Travel on TR 131 for 1.5 miles. Sandusky River Coon Hunters Lodge (7575 TR
131) is the big barn on the left.
December 2, 2018 Holiday Dinner (WRCA Event)
The Oaks Lakeside Restaurant  5878 Longacre Lane, Chippewa Lake, OH
By reservation/  Gather at 12:30, lunch @1:00

Contacts: Nancy Roemer 330.364.5808/ 330.340.1853   
 jnroemer@aol.com  or  Deb Svoboda 216.534.0500  
debsvoboda@sbcglobal.net
Click here for directions
Informational (not sponsored by WRCA)
May 11-12 2018 G.L.A.D.S. Arena Driving Series ADT- Windy Knoll Farm, Sullivan OH Contact Stacy Giere 440-292-7198
May 19-20 2018 Horsefest  Lake Farmpark, Kirtland OH
May 24-27 2018 Spring Fling, Hoosier Horse Park, IN (see The National Drive website)
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October TBD, 2018 Fall Foliage Hilltopper Drive (WRCA Event)

Star Sky Fjords       1803 Johnstown Rd, NE, Dover, OH    
meet at 11:30, Potluck at noon followed by driving at will.

Contact:        Jon & Nancy Roemer  330.364.5808  330.340.1853  
 roemerjn@aol.com
This drive is a member favorite!  Driving trails on hilly terrain.  Spectacular views, especially if fall foliage is peaking.

Directions: From I-77, take the OH-212 Zoar/Bolivar exit (Exit 93).  Turn EAST on OH-212 for 5.8 miles to SR-800.  Turn
RIGHT.  Drive 4.1 miles to SR-416.  Turn LEFT. Cross the creek and turn an immediate LEFT on the White Bridge Road.  
We will be parking in the hay field on the right, across from the river – NOT at Roemer’s main house. Watch for WRCA
signs.
Informational Events (not sponsored by WRCA)
October 2-7, 2018 National Drive
October 14-15, 2016 Martins Auction
October 19-23, 2016 CAA Driving Weekend @ Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on Johns Island SC
July 22, 2017  Byers Woods Drive with BSDC
Ashland County West Holmes Career Center 1783 State Route 60, Ashland, OH 44805

Meet at 11:30, Potluck at noon.  Lunch will be in the covered picnic shelter about 300 ft south of the parking lot by the lake.
Contact:  Mary Thomas & Jeff & Mary Ann Tock 615-589-6765
mtock133@hotmail.com or 567-215-7999
tockjeff@gmail.com
Excellent drive for horses at all levels!  Drive the Byers Woods trails that range from small loops of 1.5 miles to
combinations of over 6 miles.  Trail surface is a combination of gravel roads and open fields that wind through wooded
areas and around ponds.  There are a few bridges to cross on the long route but none on the short route.  

Directions:  From I-71, take the US 250 exit (exit 186) toward Wooster/Ashland.  Turn Left onto US 250,  Gi 1.5 miles,
under the bridge.  Turn Left to take the US-42 ramp.  Tuern Right onto US-42.  Go 1.3 miles.  Turn Left onto OH-511.  
Turn Left to stay on OH-511.  Turn Right onto OH-60 for about 3.4 miles.  The Career Center will be on the left.  
Informational (not WRCA events)
Sept 7-9 38th Annual Villa Louis Carriage Classic - Praire du Chien, WI
August TBD 2018 Carlisle Reservation Pleasure Drive (WRCA Event)
Carlisle Equestrian Center (in Carlisle Reservation) 13650 Nickle Plate Diagonal Rd, LaGrange OH 44050
Meet at 11:30 Potluck at noon in the picnic shelter across the parking lot from the riding ring

Contact - Cathy Rhodes
Driving on 7 miles of wide, groomed trail wide with a fine granular surface, always dry enough to drive on (Suitable for
antique vehicles). Note that there may be trail riders and pedestrian traffic
INFORMATIONAL (not WRCA events)
July 6-8 Charlie Poppie's Drive Alexandria Fairgrounds, KY
SATURDAY May 27, 2018  Infirmary Mound Pleasure Drive   (WRCA Event)
Infirmary Mound Park  Licking Park District  4309 Lancaster Rd. S.E.  Granville, OH 43023

Meet at 11:30AM  at Shelter # 5 in the horesman's day area.   Potluck at Noon,  Followed by driving around the park on
marked trails only.  .  Electric and water are available at the shelter and primative privies are near by.  Lots of parking.  

NOTE- CHECK TRAIL CONDITIONS THE MORNING OF THE DRIVE BEFORE LEAVING HOME. IF THE
TRAILS ARE CLOSED THE DRIVE WILL BE CANCELLED AND RESCHEDULED FOR ANOTHER DATE  
Trail Hotline # is 740-349-4823 or check the Licking Park Website  or Licking Park DIstrict Facebook Page

Contacts: Sherry Olecki  440-823-9452  horsechic1949@aol.com   Michele Steven  330-769-5014  oldehckry@iglide.net     
Information on Infirmary Mound Park can be found at: www.lickingparkdistrict.com

Directions:  Take I-77 South to (Exit 44B) I-70 West towards Columbus.  Go 53.6 milesto Exit 126, OH-37 towards
Lancaster/Granville.  Turn RIGHT (north) onto OH-37 (Lancaster Rd, SW).  Go 5.9 miles; park entrance is on the right.
Informational Events (not sponsored by WRCA)
Jan 26, 2018  Ice Fest @ Lake Farmpark, Kirtland OH
Informational Events (not sponsored by WRCA)
Feb 3, 2018 Ashland Tack Sale, Ashland County Fairgrounds
Informational Events (not sponsored by WRCA)
March 5-9 2018  Mt Hope Sale
March 11, 2018  Used Tack Sale, Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 10am-2pm
Informational Events (not sponsored by WRCA)
April 6-7 2018  G.L.A.D.S. Arena Driving Series ADT - Windy Knoll Farm, Sullivan OH Contact Stacy Giere
440-292-7198
April 6-7 2018 Indiana Haflinger Draft & Pony Sale
April 12-15 2018 Equine Affaire- Ohio State Fairgrounds Columbus OH
Apr; 27-29 2018 Martin's Auction
April 27-29 2018 Frank Luetz Driving Clinic hosted by Central Ohio Driving contact Parveti Wood
parveti@mac.com
June TBD 2018 Allardale Drive
Allardale County Park 401 Remsen Rd, Medina OH 44256

Meet at 11:30, potluck at noon.  Drive at will in the park after lunch.  Cones will be set up
in the ring.  Plenty of parking for trailers.

Contact Kim Stegh
kstegh@gmail.com or Kristen Sullivan kls_ivyhill@roadrunner.com
with questions