Welcome to the Colonial Carriage and Driving Society’s web site. This site is intended to give up-to-date information about our club meetings and special events. The Society welcomes everyone to join the club, whether you drive carriage horses or just have an interest in the history and traditions of carriage driving. Open meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at Orleton Farm in Stockbridge, Mass. Some meetings feature an informational speaker as well as the normal business.
The March 18 meeting has been cancelled. All CCDS events scheduled for March and April have been cancelled.
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Important Announcement from Harvey/Maureen:
In light of recommended guidelines from the CDC regarding social distancing, we are sad to announce the cancellation of our upcoming events for March and April. The cancellations include:
• March 18 Meeting
• April 15 Meeting
• April 18 Spring Clinic
We know you all share in our disappointment, but we want to make sure that all of our CCDS family and their loved ones stay healthy.
We will make every effort to try to reschedule the Spring Clinic once our region is given the all-clear.
Deb Manasse will refund any entries she has received to date.
We will send out a blast once we get back on track and we hope to see you all very soon.
In the meantime, we hope you all stay healthy and safe.
Please check “Listing of Events” on this site for details on other upcoming events. The Society hosts a variety of events, such as driving clinics, informal drives, the Orleton Farm Pleasure Driving Show, Winter Classic Sleigh Rally, Lenox Tub Parade, and Summer Fun Day. Fun Day was created as an opportunity for recreational drivers, as well as seasoned whips, to experience games and friendly competition. The members enjoy the social aspect the Society brings to each meeting and special event, where friends get together to have fun, drive their horses, and to learn more about carriage driving.
The Colonial Carriage and Driving Society was officially formed on January 15, 1989. Twenty-five years later, the club continues to grow and offer many exciting activities. Come to our events or join our club and enjoy the history and tradition of carriage driving.