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December 2019
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
January 27, 2019 Annual Organizational 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.

Brief business meeting but much more fun is planned!  Tack swap-everyone may bring used tack, carriage apparel,
hats, harness, other horse related items to sell.  No fee for table space.  Clean out your tack room and closet and make
a few dollars!

Also we will have a picnic/table decorating competition.  Create and bring a table setting to brighten the winter day for a
chance to win a prize.  We will also have a door prize raffle featuring items from Big Dee's acquired with our Bonus
Bucks!

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 6, 2019 Zoar Maifest            (WRCA Event)
Zoar Historic Village,  Zoar, OH -Sewing House

Driving during the Zoar Maifest.  Arrive at 11am, check in at the Sewing House.  Driving at will on public roads between
12:30 - 2:30 pm. . Note that there tourists; food trucks, live music etc.  Suitable for experienced horses/ponies.  Those
not bringing a horse can still enjoy the fun-side walkers/ground crew will be needed.  NO potluck but lots of food
available for purchase nearby at the festval.  Those brining a turnout will receive a food ticket courtesy of the village .  
Reminder that a slow moving vehicle sign is required when driving on public roads

Drivers must let us know you are coming so that we can plan accordingly – Jon & Nancy 330.364.5808
roemerjn@gmail.
com  


Directions:  Take I-77 to exit 93, go east on SR 212. The Sewing House is located at the corner of Park and Third
Streets.  NOTE THIS IS NOT THE BUILDING THAT WE USUALLY MEET AT!!
July 14 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 29, 2019 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 TBA 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
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July 21, 2019  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.  
June 9, 2019 Carlisle Reservation Pleasure Drive (WRCA Event)
Carlisle Equestrian Center (in Carlisle Reservation) 13650 Nickle Plate Diagonal Rd, LaGrange OH 44050
Meet at 1 pm for potluck lunch in Picnic shelter #1 across the parking lot from the riding ring

Contact - Cathy Rhodes cathyjo76@yahoo.com
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
March 24, 2019 - Day of Learning
Masonic Temple 3750 Grant St, Richfield, Oh 44286
Meet at 11:30, Potluck lunch at noon followed by speakers

•   Preparing your horse for driving after winter
•   earn what your helper needs to know to effectively and safely assist at home and at a drive or
show
•   Carriage Dogs!  Learn more about what makes a suitable carriage or coach dog, tips etc.

All are welcome to join us!  Note this is a people-only event-NO HORSES

Contact - Deb Svoboda 216-534-0500 debsvoboda@sbcglobal.net
August 11, 2019 Lake Farmpark Drive

Details tbd. Tentatively planning driving games and horse desensitizing activities Contact: Ann Peterson