2021 Calendar

MLMDC-sponsored events are marked in bold.

Many activities and dates are provisional unless Confirmed.  Please check back frequently to follow any changes.

January 24, 2021 (Sunday), 2pm —  MLMDC ZOOM GENERAL MEETING. Nominations and election of officers.  Contact the club, mlmdc2013@gmail.com.

February 27, 2021 – March 1 (Thursday – Sunday) — ADS BOOTH at the PA HORSE WORLD EXPO. CANCELLED

March 14, 2021 (Sunday), 1pm — MLMDC GENERAL MEETING.  Contact the Claire Lacey, 410-660-6447, mlmdc2013@gmail.com.

March 20-21, 2021 (Saturday/Sunday), 9am – 3:30pm — INTRODUCTION TO CARRIAGE DRIVING. Designed by the Education Committee for the new or aspiring driver, this is the perfect place to learn how to get started safely and economically. Clinicians: Anne Councill and Dana Bright.   Details soon.  Contact the club, mlmdc2013@gmail.com.CANCELLED. LOOK FOR IT AGAIN NEXT YEAR!

 

April 3, 2021 (Saturday), 10am – 4pm — SPRING DAY IN THE PARK  CONFIRMED!! Members and non-members welcome. Registrations postmarked by March 22 pay $10; late registrations and day of event pay $20. A general introduction to driven dressage, featuring the new ADS tests. Bring your own lunch and drinks. Location: Spring Valley Park, Winterstown, PA. Follow directions on registration form, GPS not reliable. Contact Lisa Sipes, 410-878-7774.

April 3rd, 2021 (Saturday) Driven Dressage Schooling Show. SHOW CANCELLED! Insufficient entries. Spring Valley Park. Must be a MLMDC member to enter. This will be pinned as a dressage only show but you may also enter a separate division to have your dressage count towards a Combined Test and/ or ADT in conjunction with scores from our Cones and Hazards Schooling Show June 16th at the same location. Secretary Claire Lacey, 410-660-6447.

April 21, 2021 (Saturday) Driven Dressage Clinic. CONFIRMED. Clinician Claire Lacey. Registration Required. Participants can do a Fix-A-Test or a Driven Dressage Lesson. All Levels welcome. Contact Claire Lacey 410-660-6447

 

April 15, 2021 Saturday, TOAD HOLLOW ADT. Location: Toad Hollow Farm, 4333 Cannon Brook Way, Charlottesville, VA 22901. www.toadhollowfarm.net. Part of ADT series with James River and Morven Park.

       

April 23, 2021 Friday, MARTIN'S CARRIAGE AUCTION. CONFIRMED. Location: Lebanon Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA 17042.  www.martinauctioneers.com.  MLMDC MEET UP Lunchtime at the Auction!

     

MAY 15, 2021 SATURDAY, JRDC ADT #2, ADS Recognized ADT. Meadows Park, Ashland

May 16, 2021 Saturday, JAMES RIVER CLASSIC ADT. Location: Meadow Event Park, 13111 Dawn Blvd (Route 30), Doswell, VA 23047.  Part of ADT series with Toad Hollow and Morven Park.

 

May 23, 2021 (Sunday), 2pm — 4PM,  MLMDC GENERAL MEETING Via ZOOMCONFIRMED. mlmdc2013@gmail.com.

June 5-6, 2021 Saturday, ELK CREEK CDE. Location: Fair Hill International, 378 Fair Hill Drive, Elkton, MD 21921.

July 11, 2021  Zoom General Meeting, 7:00 pm.  CONFIRMED. Contact Claire Lacey,  410-660-6447.  General Meetings are open to all current members.

JUNE 12, 2021  (Saturday), 10am – 4pm — SUMMER DAY IN THE PARK. CONFIRMED!!!  Members and non-members welcome. Bring your own lunch, drinks and chair.  More info to follow.  Location: Spring Valley Park, Winterstown, PA. Follow directions on registration form, GPS not reliable. Contact Lisa Sipes, 410-878-7774  mlmdc2013@gmail.com..  Registration Form on Clinics/Events Page.

JUNE 12, 2021 (Saturday)  Cones and Hazards Schooling Show. CANCELLED!!  Spring Valley Park. Must be a MLMDC member to enter. This will be pinned as classes for Cones and Hazards as individual competitions but you may also enter cones as a separate division to have your dressage from April 3rd count towards a Combined Test and Cones and Hazards as separate divisions to create an ADT competition. Secretary Claire Lacey

JUNE 12, 2021 (Saturday)  Cones and Hazards Play Day. CONFIRMED. In conjunction with our Summer Day in the Park. WE will have a cones course set up and instruction available. Contact Anne Councill, mlmdc2013@gmail.com 

JULY 17, 2021 (Saturday), 9am – 3pm — CONFIRMED , MLMDC GROUND WORK BASICS with Margie Richmond and her horses, $25, members only. This clinic is designed for drivers interested in starting their own driving horses and drivers interested in learning new training techniques for intermediate horses. Location: RendezVous Farm, Hereford, MD. Contact Margie Richmond, mlmdc2013@gmail.com. 443-934-3673. Registration form on the Clinic Page.

July 24, 2021, (Saturday) Harlequin Farm Driving Derby. 37720 Legard Farm Road, Purcellville, VA 20132. Contact Paula Bliss at Harlequin Farm

JULY 25, 2021 (Sunday) MY LADY'S MANOR DRESSAGE AND COMBINED TEST AT HARLEQUIN FARM  CONFIRMED. 37720 Legard Farm Road, Purcellville, VA 20132. An ADS Recognized Dressage and Combined Test Competition. Suitable all levels. Complete information and Omnibus listing on the Clinic/Event Page.

August 14, 2021, (Saturday), VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION AND CLUB CLELEBRATON   POSTPONED PLEASE CHECK BACK  Elysian Fields Farm, 3736 Niner Road, Finksburg, MD 21048.  REGISTRATION FORM is on the Clinics/Events page.  You must send the form by August 6.

August 14, 2021, (Saturday), 9am to 4pm. MIDSUMMER DAY IN THE PARK. CONFIRMED. This is an Open Event. Registration required. Please bring completed form and Coggins and fee if required. Arenas will be available. A great opportunity to practice for our upcoming Pleasure Schooling Show. Location: Spring Valley Park, Winterstown, PA. Follow directions on registration form, GPS not reliable. Contact Lisa Sipes, 410-878-7774  mlmdc2013@gmail.com..  Registration Form on Clinics/Events Page.

September 9-12, 2021 Thursday-Sunday, ADS MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL DRIVE. Location: Off Ranger Skinner Road, Fair Hill NRMA, Elkton, MD. Information at https://www.americandrivingsociety.org in the ADS Omnibus Contact Secretary Heidi Ferguson Phone (302) 632 8024 Email recreational@americandrivingsociety.org MLMDC Member Meetup TBD.

September 17th, 2021 Great Frederick Fair Driving Derby Demonstration. Late afternoon. Contact Pam Kister by phone or text 717-779-4542

September 24 & 25, 2021 Great Frederick Fair, Frederick MD. Friday 24th Draft Day. Saturday 25th Carriage Parade of Breeds. Contact Melissa Clabaugh.

October 2nd, 2021 (Saturday) MLMDC General Meeting (Members) CONFIRMED at the Home of Jack and Marge Day. Full information will be emailed to current members. Time TBD

October 3, 2021 (Sunday) BVDC, Teddy Bears Picnic. Unrecognized Combined Test and fun CDE. Location Fair Hill NRMA. http://carriagedrivingvolunteers.org/TBPPages/TBPFlyer2021.pdf

October 15th Martin's Fall Carriage Auction . Bidding in person and online. MLMDC member meetup at lunchtime! Location Lebanon Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA 17042.  www.martinauctioneers.com.

October 17th, 2021 (Sunday) MLMDC Pleasure Driving Schooling Show. CONFIRMED Spring Valley Park, PA. Secretary Claire Lacey 410 660 6447 mlmdc2013@gmail.com  Prize List and Entry Form on the Clinics/Events page.

October 23, 2021 (Saturday), 10am – 3pm. FALL DAY IN THE PARK.   Members and non-members welcome. 

Use the REGISTRATION FORM on the Clinic/Events Page. Contact Lisa Sipes, 443-878-7774, mlmdc2013@gmail.com.  

OCTOBER 30, 2021, OLD TYME CARRIAGE DAY, Baltimore Agricultural Center, 1114 Shawan Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030. Contact Sue Fair, 410.812.2498, mlmdc2013@gmail.com.  10 am - 2 pm.  Demonstration of Carriage Driving, the vehicles and driving Demo  Open to the general public.

 

November 14, 2021 (Sunday), 1pm — GENERAL MEETING.  Details to follow. Open to all current MLMDC Members.

 

December 5,  (Sunday), 1 – 4pm — MLMDC HOLIDAY PARTY. To be confirmed.   Location: TBD.