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MLMDC CLINICS/EVENTS

Additional Information on Upcoming & Past Events

See Calendar page for our full 2023 schedule.

come join us!

FALL Day in the park

October 28, 2023, Saturday, 10am - 3pm.  Members and non-members welcome.  

Pot Luck Lunch.

Bring your lunch or a dish to share, drinks and chairs. 

Lessons available with Anne Councill

and Claire Lacey.

 

 

 

 

 

MLMDC Club Merchandise Fall Sale.

Stock up at special prices while supplies last! This is

also our deadline date for special orders this fall and 

the last ordering opportunity for this year. Orders will

be here in time for the holiday gift giving!

 

 

 

Location: Spring Valley Park, 9777 Crest Road,

New Freedom, PA 17349, between Winterstown and Glen Rock.

$10/per turnout (registration postmarked by October 15);

late registrations and day of event pay $20.

 

Contact : Lisa Sipes, mlmdc2013@gmail.com, 443-878-7774

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TURKEY TROT & MEETING

November 25, 2023, Saturday, 10am - 3pm.  Members and non-members welcome.

 

Baltimore County Agricultural Center,

1114 Shawan Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030.

Hot Thanksgiving Lunch will be provided to those who Register! 

Schedule

10am Driving at will on marked routes

(mainly grass, no steep hills)

Noon- Lunch is served

1pm General Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact : Claire Lacey, mlmdc2013@gmail.com, 410-660-6447

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MLMDC Past Events

Details on some of our past events. See something you like?

Check our Calendar page to see if it is planned for this year.

Have something you'd like to see? Contact Us!

MY LADY'S MANOR
Dressage & Combined test
at harlequin farm

 

August 20, 2023, Sunday 

A Dressage and Combined Test Competition!

ENTRIES OPEN 7/10/22

ENTRIES CLOSE 8/11/22

Harlequin Farm

37720 Legard Farm Road

Purcellville, VA 20132

(the farm will be holding a Driving Derby the day before)

This Competition is suitable for drivers of all levels. If you are safe driving in an open space you are welcome!

Any questions should be emailed to The Secretary at mlmdc2013@gmail.com or text/ call 410 660 6447

Evenings are best. Please do not leave voice mail!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! PLEASE CONTACT SECRETARY

This is an American Driving Society RECOGNIZED competition.

Your dressage scores may count towards the ADS Driven Dressage Medal Program!

Competition Information & Prize List

ADS CT Entry form

ADS Safety Checklist Form

SUMMER Day in the park

June 11, 2023. Sunday, 10am - 4pm. 

This is our Summer Driving Gathering!

Members and non-members welcome.  Our Day in the Park events are open to anyone interested in learning more about driving, our club or who has animals they drive or are training to drive. We will have experienced drivers and instructors available to help answer your questions or work with you.

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES: "MAD (DRIVING) HATTERS TEA PARTY"

& "DRIVEN DRESSAGE INTRODUCTION AND FIX A TEST".

 

Bring a pot luck Tea dish to share or your own lunch if preferred. Please bring picnicware, drinks and a chair. We will have a fun lunchtime activity too!

NOTE: THERE IS NO POTABLE WATER AT THIS LOCATION.

Location: Spring Valley Park, 9777 Crest Road, New Freedom, PA 17349, between Winterstown and Glen Rock.

SAVE WITH EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION1 $10/per animal turnout (registration must be postmarked by April 14th);

late registrations and day of event pay $20. Not driving?...Come join in anyway. Always fun getting together with driving friends!

Participants can sign up privately for a lesson with attending clinicians or drive at will.

To contact a clinician text Anne Councill, 717-880-3840 or

Claire Lacey, 401-660-6447.

WE LOVE OUR HATS! Put on your Show outfit so we can get great pictures for you.  Helmets are always welcome too with no penalty if you prefer to keep your hat for the Tea. Dressage tests are available at www.americandrivingsociety.org

 

You will need to let us know by June 9th what test you would like to do.

Put your best foot forward and try out driven dressage (which really helps our development as a driver and our communication with our equid partners). Try out a test and get helpful input. Great practice opportunity if you are thinking of doing our Dressage and CT or a Centuary Drive.

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 Summer Day in the Park Registration Form

My Lady's Manor Driving
Club presents.....

ground DRIVING basics CLINIC

RESCHEDULED TO MAY 27, 2023 (Saturday), 9am – 3pm — MLMDC GROUND WORK BASICS with professional trainer Claire Lacey at Folly Quarter Farm, Ellicott City, MD. STILL CHANCE TO REGISTER. EMAIL US!

 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Non-Members $40, Members $25.

Registration is required to allow sufficient "hands on" time for participants.

See Registration form for more information.

This clinic is designed for drivers interested in starting their own driving horses and drivers interested in learning new training techniques for intermediate horses.

 

Contact: Claire Lacey, mlmdc2013@gmail.com. 410-6606447.

Registration form for

2023 Ground Driving Basics

email completed form to mlmdc2013@gmail.com

Update 4/21/23 at 10.00pm.  In light of the weather forecast we will plan on ending activities by 2pm. But the morning forecast looks good so we will proceed as planned. We will be keeping  a close eye on conditions thoughout the day and adapt as needed.

Spring Day in the park

 

April 22, 2023. Saturday, 10am - 4pm. 

This is our Spring Kick Off Driving Gathering!

Members and non-members welcome.  Our Day in the Park events are open to anyone interested in learning more about driving, our club or who has animals they drive or are training to drive. We will have experienced drivers and instructors available to help answer your questions or work with you.

 

Special Activity: DRIVING DERBY PLAYDAY & DRIVING SALE. 

 

A Driving Derby is a great way to try cones and driving obstacles all in an arena. Typically a few gates of cones followed by an obstacle (an area with A to D labeled routes through), more cones and a second obstacle. Meet to discuss and walk course at 11am. In a special twist, those that want to, can turn in a timed round trying to match OPTIMUM TIME so less pressure and speed needed for participants. This is a GREAT introduction to the Driving Derby format. No experience needed! Instructors in attendance if desired. 

COURSE MEET AND WALK AT 11A.M.

Driving Sale: Bring your clean driving related items to sell at this Spring Kickoff Event. Contact Claire Lacey with questions about our Special Activities at Day in the Park

Bring a pot luck dish to share or your own lunch if preferred. Please bring picnicware, drinks and a chair. We will have a fun lunchtime activity too!

NOTE: THERE IS NO POTABLE WATER AT THIS LOCATION.

Location: Spring Valley Park, 9777 Crest Road, New Freedom, PA 17349, between Winterstown and Glen Rock.

SAVE WITH EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION1 $10/per animal turnout (registration must be postmarked by April 14th);

late registrations and day of event pay $20. Not driving?...Come join in anyway. Always fun getting together with driving friends!

Participants can sign up privately for a lesson with attending clinicians or drive at will.

To contact a clinician text Anne Councill, 717-880-3840 or

Claire Lacey, 401-660-6447.

 

Contact : Lisa Sipes, mlmdc2013@gmail.com, 443-878-7774

 

2023 Spring Day in the Park Registration Form

past event...

...thank you to all who participated, taught & volunteered!

2023 Intro Clinic Registration Form

Send to Jamie Schlessman

20037 Gore Mill Road

Freeland, MD 21053

Introduction to carriage Driving

 

March 25 & 26, 2023 9am to 3pm

March 25th 

Classroom sessions at the

Social Hall, Gamber Fire Department,

3838 Niner Rd, Finksburg, MD 21048  

March 26th

AM Gamber Fire Department Social Hall unmounted

PM 3736 Niner Road, Finksburg, MD,  Work with equines.

The Original and still one of the best classes on the East Coast!

Everything you need to know and didn’t even know to ask!

How to get started driving safely and economically with

ADS Judges Anne Councill and Dana Bright.

With many years judging, competing and teaching

Learn from experience to avoid expensive mistakes!

Open to non-members. No driving or horse experience needed!

Makes a great gift if you know someone interested!

Contact Anne Councill, 717 880 3840 mlmdc2013@gmail.com

Day of Clinic contact: Claire Lacey 410 660 6447

Driven Dressage schooling Show

April 3rd, 2021 (Saturday) Driven Dressage Schooling Show. 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, mlmdc2013@gmail.com

 

Summer Day in the Park

Cones play day

 

June 18, Saturday, 2022. 10am - 3pm. 

Members and non-members welcome. 

Bring your own lunch, drinks and Chair.

Location: Spring Valley Park, 9777 Crest Road, New Freedom, PA 17349, between Winterstown and Glen Rock.

$10/per turnout (early registration discount.Must be postmarked by June 11th). Late registrations and day of event pay $20.

 

Contact : Lisa Sipes, mlmdc2013@gmail.com, 443-878-7774

sPECIAL aCTIVITY-aTTIRE & reINSMANSHIP

Members, former competitors, active competitors & Judges discuss what to wear and carry in ALL driving situations. Bring your photos, outfits, turnouts and join in!

Reinsmanship highlights the practical skills needed for good driving. Good reinsmanship improves communication and confidence and is useful in all forms of driving. Learn more about this and practice with or without guidence.

As always bring your chair, questions and pot luck/ picnic. We hope to see you there!

volunteer appreciation and club celebration

CRAB FEAST AND GATHERING FOR MEMBERS AND VOLUNTEERS

 

Saturday, August 14 2021, 12-3 PM

Elysian Fields, 3736 Niner Road, Finksburg, MD 21048

$15 per person, children under 12, $5, children under 5, free

VOLUNTEERS EAT FREE!!!

See registration form for more details.

Contact:  Sue Fair, 410-812-2498, mlmdc2013@gmail.com

volunteer appreciation and club celebration

ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND MEETING

 

Saturday, July 30, 2022, 12-3 PM

Folly Quarter Farm,

Ellicott City.

RSVP required!

Contact:  Claire Lacey 410 660 6447, mlmdc2013@gmail.com

mlmdc pleasure show

October 17, 2021, Sunday

Enjoy the revival of the MLMDC Pleasure Show

9:30 am

Spring Valley Park, 9777 Crest Road, Glen Rock,  PA

Sadly cancelled due to insufficient entries. We hope to have this again in the future. Join us to receive our latest news!

 

 

 

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Pleasure Show Prize List

PAST EVENT- EXAMPLE ONLY

Measurement Card

old tyme carriage days

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

Due to inclement weather for set up start time is now 11am. The event is Rain or Shine!

Contact Sue Fair, 410.812.2498, mlmdc2013@gmail.com

HOLIDAY PARTY

 

Usually a Sunday in early December, 1 - 4pm. 

Bring a potluck snack to share. 

Location: TBD

Contact the club, mlmdc2013@gmail.com

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