This schedule of events was last updated on February 9, 2017. Please CHECK BACK OFTEN TO CHECK FOR ANY CHANGES AND UPDATES!
EVERY Friday From March through November (Weather Permitting) - Join us with Rich Whalen at Silver Ledge Farm, 136 Hosner Mountain Road, Hopewell Junction, NY for a "Drive at Will" throughout the farm. Arrive mid-morning, bring picnic lunch. **Portions of the carriage drive cross SDHPA property therefore membership with MHDA and SDHPA is required, if you wish to drive within that one section of the farm. Welcome Members and NEW Members!
JANUARY 8TH - POT LUCK DINNER! 6 PM - Bring a Dish to Share! ALSO ----- SILENT AUCTION - lots of fun! Bring Items to sell for the benefit of the Club! Location: Van Wyck Homestead, 504 Route 9 Fishkill (off of Exit 13 Route 84)
February 17th – 7 PM - Meeting at Dick Lahey’s house – NAME THAT RIDER/DRIVER puzzle – please bring a riding or driving photo from your childhood or as far back as you can - we will play a ” guess who?”. Do not show to anyone in advance.
March 11th – 11 AM - $10 per person charge for Guided Tour of the Firehouse- Meet at 117 Harry Howard Ave, Hudson, NY - the tour will be approx. 45-60 minutes and then allow for 90 minutes to view on own. Lunch following at the Plaza Diner 1:30 - just 1 mile North of Hudson on Route 9. *** Please send e-mail to Malcolm at firstname.lastname@example.org so that he can make reservations for the number of people attending both the tour and lunch***
.April TBD depending on weather – a Ride/Drive at Rich’s Farm with meeting & picnic – possible dates April 22/23
APRIL 30th – Orange County ride/drive at Stewart State Forest, Ridge Rd. (off of Route 17K) Coldenham/Montgomery– Meeting after event.
May 20th – Square Dance at Ulster County Fairgrounds with the Draft Horse Club
June 11th – Museum Village – more info to follow
July 9th – Rockefeller Drive – Contact will be Al Gerelli – for time and place to meet etc.
July 16th – Joint Picnic with the Draft Horse Club – more info to follow
.August 3rd and 4th – Ulster County Fair – the light horses are Aug 3rd and Draft are the 4th
August 26th – Dutchess County Fair – Light Horse driving classes
September - date to be determined – Driving 101 – at the SDHPA arena
November 17th – 7PM – Election Meeting and Quiz Bowl – Ulster County Fairgrounds
December 9th – Christmas Party – more info to follow
.December 12th – 7 PM - Planning Meeting for 2018 – Dick Lahey’s home
Further details for the events will be updated - check back often for changes