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Trainer and Instructors Resource Guide
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Note: ADS Recognized events are in Orange and Regional events are Grey
Cross Plains, WI.-The American Driving Society, Inc. (ADS) is proud to announce the promotion of Abbie Trexler to the position of Executive Director. Trexler was promoted from inside the organization after an open application and search process.
“Abbie reenergized The Whip in her last year and a half as Editor of ADS publications,” said ADS President Mike Arnold. “We look forward to her enthusiastic leadership and continued excellence.”
Abbie previously held the position of Associate Editor of The Morgan Horse magazine, and trained and bred Morgan horses prior to her work in publishing. She’s based in Pennsylvania where she resides with her husband and two small children.
Categories: ADS News, ADS Matters, ADS Staff
It’s time to begin assembling a slate for officers and directors who will serve a two-year term between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020. These slates will be published on July 1, 2018 and will be voted upon during the 2018 Annual Membership and Board of Directors-elect meetings. The membership will elect the board of directors and the elected directors will elect the officers.
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Notice to Members
Board of Directors
The American Driving Society, Inc.
Proposed Bylaw Changes
The American Driving Society, Inc. is incorporated in the State of New York as a Not for Profit Corporation and also holds Federal Tax 501 (c ) 3 status allowing donations to ADS to be tax deductible according to law.
As a New York Not for Profit Corporation we are required to follow New York’s applicable laws. New York has made revisions that make it necessary for us to amend our Bylaws in order to comply.
2017 ADS Proposed Bylaw Changes
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At a special called meeting of the ADS Board of Directors held May 10, 2017, the board approved the signing of the USEF/ADS Affiliate Agreement. This agreement, having been previously approved by the USEF Board and signed by their CEO, goes into effect immediately, reinstating the ADS as the USEF Recognized Affiliate for Combined Driving and for Carriage Pleasure Driving.
The Board of Directors of The American Driving Society, Inc. (“ADS”) was saddened and dismayed Thursday night when we read the letter we received from William J. Moroney, CEO of US Equestrian(“USE”). Read more
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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 Northeast Region.
* denotes ADS member club
Maine Driving Club
78 Parsons Landing Rd
Dover Foxcroft, ME 04426
Beth Steinke, 207-564-3447 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Standardbred Horse Association of Maine
*Green Mountain Horse Assocation
P.O. Box 8
South Woodstock, VT 05071
Karey Manner, 802-457-1509,email@example.com
Vermont Endurance Riders and Drivers Assoc.
*Granite State Carriage Association
Recreational carriage driving since 1978
Granite State Morgan Horse Society
*Colonial Carriage & Driving Society
31 Prospect Hill Rd
Stockbridge, MA 01262
Contact Kay Konove for membership, 413-298-3810,firstname.lastname@example.org
*Massachusetts Carriage & Driving Society
234 Mile Hill Rd
Boylston, MA 01505
Kate Bushman, 508-869-6129,email@example.com
*Myopia Driving Club
PO Box 55
Hamilton, MA 01936
Margot Clark, 978-356-9766,firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern New England Carriage Driving Association
President Kelly Pesek
*Connecticut Valley Driving Club
50 Vogel Rd
East Hadem, CT 06423
*Litchfield Hills Driving Club
357 South Brooksvale Rd
Cheshire, CT 06410
Nancy Mangino, 203-272-5257,email@example.com
Eastern CT Draft Horse Association
PO Box 715
Coventry, CT 06238-1174
*Brookfield Riding and Driving Association
PO Box 250
Brookfield, NY 13314
Karen Nowak, 315-899-7778
*Cherry Valley Carriage Association
445 Sheffield Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Judy Sobczakl, 607-273-5544
*East Aurora Driving Society
892 Jewett Holmwood Rd
East Aurora , NY 14052
Liz O'Donnell, 716-380-5724
*Mid-Hudson Driving Association
238 Old Kings Highway
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
Eunice Shemalski, 845-687-0553
*Paumanok Driving Club Inc.
PO Box 552
East Islip, NY 11730
Jerry Trapani, 631-277-4967
*Saratoga Driving Association
23 Beacon Ave
Albany, NY 12203
Carol Frank, 518-489-8698
*Northampton Driving Society
Tara Defendorf, 585-831-1945
Champlain Valley Morgan Association
Genesee Valley Riding & Driving Club
2016 Park St, Ste 5, PO Box 278
Cross Plains, WI 53528, USA