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Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 12:00 PM until Sunday, November 19, 2023, 12:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
Various locations in Aiken and Windsor, SC.
Aiken, SC  
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Abbie Trexler
Annual Meeting
Registration is required before Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at 8:00 AM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Cones Clinic with Carrie Ostrowski at Aiken Training Track $75/lesson
Dressage Clinic with Larry Brinker at Aiken Training Track $75/lesson
Registration Fee $200/per person
Join us for the 2023 ADS Annual Meeting Weekend in Aiken, SC, November 15-19, 2023, a weekend that's part driving family gathering and part fundraiser. With the help of Peggy Dils and the Aiken Driving Club, we are planning a wonderful long weekend of driving activities, celebrations and meetings. Register now!

The ADS has a room block at the Fairfield Marriott in Aiken (185 Colony Pkwy, Aiken, SC) for $119/night King and $139/night Double. You can book your room by calling the hotel directly at (803) 648-7808 and request to be in the ADS block. Deadline for room reservations is October 10.

Sign up for clinic lessons with Larry Brinker and Carrie 
Ostrowski-Place when you register. Lessons are booked on a first come, first served basis and are not guaranteed once the slots fill.

Tentative Schedule: 
Wednesday November 15
12pm-4pm Members can move equines into stalls at the Aiken Training Track. Health Certificates and vaccination record (with vaccinations according to GR6.3) will be checked upon arrival.
4-6pm Registration at The Wilcox
5pm Welcome Reception at The Wilcox sponsored by the Aiken Driving Club 

Thursday, November 16
9am Coffee & pastries at Aiken Training Track
9am-11am Registration at Aiken Training Track
9am-12pm Clinics at the Aiken Training Track with Dressage Clinician Larry Brinker and Cones Clinician Carrie Ostrowski
12:30-2pm Catered Lunch at Gaston Livery Stable
2:30-4:30pm Clinics at the Aiken Training Track with Dressage Clinician Larry Brinker and Cones Clinician Carrie Ostrowski
2:30-4:30pm Trolley Tour of Aiken 
4-5pm Registration at the Art Center in Aiken

5pm Cocktail Party at the Art Center in Aiken

Friday, November 17
11am-2pm Pleasure Drive at Windsor Trace, bagged lunches 
2:30-4:30pm Trolley Tour of Aiken 

5-7pm ADS 2023 Donor Cocktail Party at Keller Williams Aiken Partners (For all 2023 donors.)
Dinner on own

Saturday, November 18

9:30am-11am Drive through town of Aiken, traffic will be stopped along the route. Professional photographer stationed on South Boundary taking photographs available for purchase (these will make memorable holiday cards!)
Lunch on own
2pm-4pm Annual Meeting of Members at Senior Life Center

6pm-9pm ADS Awards Gala at Senior Life Center 

Sunday, November 19
9am-12pm ADS Board of Directors Meeting at Senior Life Center
Members move animals out of stalls by 2pm. Stalls must be stripped to receive stall deposit back.

Interesting in making a donation to help support the ADS and all of its programs and initiatives, including the Annual Meeting? Please DONATE HERE!