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Heidi Ferguson, Milford, DE

Territory: New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Washington DC

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               Mid Atlantic Regional Report Nov. Whip

I am writing this a few days after returning from the ADS Annual Meeting in KY and during the final preparations for MARD, the Mid Atlantic Recreational Drive that I organize and run each October in Fair Hill, MD. It is always a good time and I usually submit an article on it for the next issue of The Whip.

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Mid-Atlantic Region Driving Clubs

The tabs below are organized by state.  Click on a tab to see the driving clubs, along with their contact information, for each state in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  

Delaware Driving Clubs

Delmarva Driving Club
Most members from the Delmarva Peninsula (which includes Eastern Shore MD, Eastern Shore Virginia and Southern Delaware). Monthly “Delmarva Driving Lines” newsletter, video and book lending library. Educational clinics, annual Spring Pleasure show and club drives. Click here for membership info. 


Delaware Trainers: (ADS member)





Maryland Driving Clubs

My Lady’s Manor Driving Club
Most members from Baltimore, Carroll, Harford counties, and Southern PA.Bi-monthly “Putting To” newsletter and membership meetings.
Membership info: Ann Sanders, P.O. Box 1002, Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Maryland Trainers: (ADS member)


Pennsylvania Driving Clubs

Brandywine Valley Driving Club
Members from PA, MD, DE, and NJ and throughout the region. Most activities located in Eastern PA and Fair Hill, MD. Monthly “ Driving Lines” newsletter.
Membership info: Bobbi Hager, 293 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834, Bobbi@DSFGroup.org
Activities: bi-monthly membership meetings and programs, recreational drives, beginner clinic, Junior clinics,  ADS approved pleasure show, schooling CDE in May and Oct.

Susquehanna Whips and Wheels
Most members in North Central PA. Newsletter, 4 or 5 membership meetings per year.
Membership info: Jackie Zaloga, 455 Peterman Rd, Benton, PA 17814 570-458-6966 or JinglesZal@aol.com

Three Rivers Carriage Club

Pennsylvania Trainers: (ADS member)

New Jersey Driving Clubs

Gladstone Equestrian Association
Most members from Mid-Atlantic States, activities at Hamilton Farm, Gladstone NJ. No meetings or newsletter.
Membership info: Form on Web site.
Gayle Stinson 908-453-3332 or welshponypower@yahoo.com.

Garden State Horse and Carriage Society
Most members and activities are in New Jersey. 140+ members in 2010. Monthly membership meetings and newsletter “In Draft.” Clinics, Pleasure Drives. Membership info: Form on Web site. Ms. Elke Wilkin 63 Cooper Ave. West Long Branch, NJ 07764

Hunterdon Horse and Pony Association
Most members in NJ, PA and NY. Activities in Hunterdon, Morris, or Somerset counties, NJ. Membership info: Dan Rosenthal, 171 Little York-Pattenburg Rd, Milford, NJ 08848-264

Mane Stream PO Box 305 Oldwick, NJ 08858 (908) 439-9636 programdirector@manestreaminc.org

New Jersey Trainers: (ADS member)













Virginia Driving Clubs

Shenandoah Valley Driving Club
Members mostly from Charlottesville, Stanton, Lexington, VA and WV. Activities in Shenandoah Valley, Lexington, VA area. Bi-monthly newsletter.
Contact info: Cynthia Ruark 638 Springbranch Rd Lexington, VA 24450 540-462-2915 caruark@earthlink.net

Piedmont Driving Club
Most members from Loudon and Fauquier counties. Most activities near Middleburg, VA. Monthly “In Draft” newsletter.
Membership info: Form on website.
Marcia West, 54A Barclay Place Ct, Charlottesville VA 22901

James River Driving Association
Most members and activities in central Virginia area surrounding Richmond. Monthly “The Scoop” newsletter.

Blue Ridge Carriage Club
Most members are in or around Rockingham Co. & Shenandoah Valley area. Monthly meetings include a drive (weather permitting), short business meeting
and an educational segment. Activities: Shows and recreational drives in various parts of the Mid-Atlantic region.  
Contact:  Dixie Hovermale
449 Crestover Dr.
Broadway, VA  22815

Virginia Trainers: (ADS member)

  • Paul Maye                                    (540) 272-1134     carriagedriving@msn.com
  • Darlene Kemper                           (540) 246-1910    ridekkf@aol.com
  • Jennifer Johnson                          (540) 424-4868    Jenni@jcandalusians.com
  • Ray Norton                                   (434) 589-6537   rnorton@embarq.mail.com
  • Mary-Alice Matheson-Thomas    (540)270-6157   mcoachorse@gmail.com

Washington, DC Driving Clubs

West Virginia Driving Clubs





West Virginia Trainers: (ADS member)


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