2019 ADS Annual Members Meeting, Awards Gala and Driving Weekend
The Grand Oaks Resort, Weirsdale, FL
December 5 - December 8, 2019
Join us the evening of Saturday, December 7 for the ADS Dinner and Awards Gala. Are you receiving an ADS Driven Dressage Medal or Hours to Drive Pin in 2019? We're awarding them during the gala. REGISTRATION CLOSED.
ADS members are encouraged to attend the weekend with or without horses. Bringing your horse? We have a big weekend of driving planned, starting with a Driving Tour of Grand Oaks, a CT and Derby, and a Safari Drive.
Put us on your calendar and come celebrate our 45th anniversary!
2019 ADS Annual Meeting, Awards Gala and Driving Weekend
December 5-8, 2019
The Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, FL
Thursday Dec 5:
4pm Grand Oaks Property Tour (with your carriage) & Champagne Welcome Party
Friday Dec 6:
8am Combined Test
1pm-2pm Speaker: Janeane Reagan on Managing Tension and Stress When you Ride or Drive
2pm-3pm Licensed Officials Roundtable
3pm-4pm Organizers Roundtable
4:30-5:50pm Officials Pony Measurement Clinic, hosted by Event Standards
*Committee Meetings as needed
6pm Cocktail Party in the Courtyard
Saturday Dec 7:
12pm New Dressage Test Demos
3pm Annual Members Meeting
6pm Awards Gala
Sunday Dec 8:
9am Safari Drive
9am-12pm ADS Board of Directors Meeting
*All proceeds from the Annual Meeting Events benefit the ADS. **Lunch is available daily in The Bistro.
Click here for Sponsorship information
Thank you to our Sponsors!
The Grand Oaks Resort
Dan Rosenthal and Ann West
Myopia Driving Club
Paul Van Sickle
W. Craig Kellogg
Black Prong Equestrian Village
Whip R Snapper Driving Society of Southern California
Cathy and Peter Thomas
Anne and Max Meinel
While we all prefer seeing as many members as possible attend in person, sometimes that's not always possible.
Please submit your proxy to the ADS office by December 1, 2019.
Please Sign and mail a 2019 Proxy.
Special rates include the following dates 12/4/2019 - 12/9/2019
Last day to book with our special rates: 11/5/2019
TownePlace Suites - The Villages 1141 Alonzo Ave, The Villages, FL 32159 (a Marriott property) for $119.00 USD per night
Book your group rate for American Driving Society at
or call 352-753-8686 and ask for rate code ADS
****Information will be posted as it becomes available****