Donate Now Join ADS Rule Changes Search
Search
New to Driving

   Click here for everything you need to get started as a new driver.

New ADS Apparel

Check out the new site with ADS shirts, hats, vests & accessories.

Omnibus

Click here to access Omnibus listings for all upcoming events.

Calendar

Check out our Calendar to see what's happening in all the regions.

Welcome to The American Driving Society, Inc.

Established in 1974, The American Driving Society, Inc. supports carriage drivers in the United States and Canada. Over 80 ADS-recognized events are held across North America each year.  The purposes of The American Driving Society, Inc., are:

  • To promote the best interests of the sport of driving horses and ponies to carriages, both competitively and for pleasure
  • To create and maintain public interest in national and international driving events
  • To educate and inform the public regarding driving methods, safety and events
  • To publish information on driving methods, safety, and events
  • To organize driving events and provide technical assistance to competition organizers
  • To maintain a roster of officials and provide training and continuing education for them

 

If you want to help sustain and grow the ADS, a donation is a great place to start.

Click here to download a pdf you can complete and mail with a check. Click here to use our online donation form and pay by check or by credit card.

Come Drive with Us!

Whether you're interested in the thrill of the marathon in a Combined Driving Event, the quiet elegance of Dressage, or the enjoyment and fun of Pleasure and Recreational Driving....we have something for you!

Drivers' Hub

This is a dashboard page for drivers where you'll find quick and easy access to important links - all on one convenient page.



ADS Matters

9

May

2018

Interested in the NEW ADS Safety Vest Rule?

Check out this article and much more in the May 2018 issue of The Whip

The new ADS rule reads: To require protective vests that meet applicable domestic or international standards for everyone participating on a carriage during a marathon or any competition that includes marathon-type obstacles starting January 1, 2019.  Junior requirements would be unchanged.

Comments (0) Number of views (111)
Read more

Categories: ADS News, ADS Matters

Tags:

Classifieds

FREE CLASSIFIED ADS for ADS members! 

      2016 Park St, Ste 5, PO Box 278
      Cross Plains, WI 53528, USA
      608-237-7382 
      info@americandrivingsociety.org

      Copyright 2018 by The American Driving Society, Inc.