|Launch of the CAA Driver Proficiency
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
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|January 22, 2017 WRCA Annual Meeting & Tack Swap)
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
Contact: Kim Stegh 216-903-5226 firstname.lastname@example.org or Henry Rish 216-288-4734 email@example.com
Meeting. Introduction of officers and appointees, introduction of new members, old business, new business.
We will judge picnic table settings before lunch, then have a short annual meeting after the potluck, then tack swap
Tack Swap: Members may sell their items. Plenty of tables will be available. Larger items such as trailers, carriages,
etc. can be brought and parked in parking lot, or bring a picture.
Picnic Table Setting: Get creative, horse themed, or not! Brighten the day and you may win a prize! 1st and 2nd place
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.
|May 7, 2017 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
|July 2, 2017 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 email@example.com
|September 24, 2017 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 4, 2016 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 email@example.com or Deb Svoboda 216.534.0500
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|Tour of Hossfeld Carriage & Appointments Collection (WRCA Event)
11698 Handle Rd., Strongsville, Ohio 44136
Come see the Hossfeld Family's carriage and appointments collection. We will also talk
about clothing and hats appropriate for turnouts at pleasure shows.
Meet at 11:30 am, potluck at Noon
Directions: I-71 N, exit at the OH-82/ Royalton Rd. exit #231, then turn right onto Royalton
Rd/OH-82. Turn left onto Valley Pkwy. Turn right onto Handle Rd.. Their farm is on the left at
the top of the hill.
Contact: Kim Stegh 216-903-5226 firstname.lastname@example.org
of America (CAA)
Black Swamp Driving
|February 10, 2017 - Weaver Leather Facility Tour (WRCA Event )
7540 Co Rd 201, Mt Hope, OH 44660 Contact: Henry Rish 216-288-4734 email@example.com
Meet at 11am for tour of the company Those interested, can join us for a delicious Amish lunch after
the tour at Mrs. Yoder's Kitchen in Mt. Hope. (self pay).
DO NOT BRING HORSES!
|October 23, 2016 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
|July 23, 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 email@example.com or 567-215-7999
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.
|February 26, 2017 Sleigh Festival (WRCA Event)
CANCELLED due to lack of snow
NOTE THIS EVENT IS DEPENDENT UPON SNOW CONDITIONS. Check WRCA Facebook or
with the organizer to confirm before heading to the event.
Location- Chagrin Valley Hunt Club Polo Field - The polo field is located on the southwest corner
of Epping Road and Main Street in the Village of Gates Mills, Ohio. No GPS address for the polo
field is available. The address of the Chagrin Valley Hunt Club clubhouse is 7620 Old Mill Road,
Gates Mills, Ohio. (The event is NOT being held at the Cleveland Metroparks polo field in
Moreland Hills, Ohio.)
Arrive at 11:00 am drive at noon, delicious lunch available after in the CVHC Clubhouse (by
advanced reservation). Note that reservations must be made in advance and paid by cash or
check the day of the event.
Contact - Louise Fraser 440-669-0420 click here for additional information
SATURDAY January 28, 2017 Sleighs at Lake Farmpark Ice Festival (WRCA Event)
CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF SNOW
NOTE THIS EVENT IS DEPENDENT UPON SNOW CONDITIONS. Check WRCA Facebook or with
the organizer to confirm before heading to the event.
8800 Euclid-Chardon Rd., Kirtland, Ohio 44094
Contact: Ann Petersen 440-479-0972 AEP2004@peoplepc.com
Arrive by 11am, trailers will be directed to the rear parking lot upon arrival.
Members will drive at will on designated snow packed farm roads.
Info about the rest of the event go to http://www.lakefarmparks.com/ events-activities/events/
|April 21-23 WRCA sponsors CAA Driver Proficiency at Lake Farmpark
Participation in this program will help to increase your awareness and knowledge of driving, how to do
so safely and correctly, and earn you a CAA Driver Proficiency Certificate. Level 1 is The basic level
(but not for complete beginners) for those ready to drive away from home. This is a competence
evaluation and will confirm that you are doing things safely. Learn more about preparing on the CAA
Jerry Trapani will be the evaluator
Any questions call or email Henry Rish 216-288-4734 firstname.lastname@example.org or
Ann Peterson (440) 968-3161 email@example.com
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|June 24, 2017 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
|SATURDAY May 27, 2017 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Michele Steven 330-769-5014 email@example.com
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.