The Little Everglades Ranch is pleased to announce it will host the inaugural Little Everglades International Combined Driving Event from January 28 through 31, 2010. The four day event guarantees to be filled with action, testing teams of horses and their drivers in numerous events, including dressage, obstacles and the ever popular, heart stopping marathon course! Plan to come out to watch world class teams compete on our brand new beautiful and competitive course which test both horses and drivers. You will not be disappointed!
Driving teams with carriages and horses or ponies in single, pairs, and 4 in hand classes will each compete in several stages.
* Presentation – throughout the weekend.
* Dressage – Thursday and Friday, January 28th and 29th
* Cross Country Marathon – Saturday, January 30th
* Cones Course – Sunday, January 31st
* Trophies and/or Prizes will be awarded on Sunday, the 31st.
The Cross Country Marathon and other Saturday activities are by far the most exciting of the Driving Event for spectators:
* Jack Russell Terrier races – a favorite pastime at Little Everglades events.
* Souvenir & Equestrian Related Vendors
* Food & Beverage Vendors will also be available, but home packed picnics are certainly welcome. The Dade City Garden Club will be selling delectable box lunches for purchase in advance or at their “Taste of Dade City” booth
* Reserved Admission Areas are available
Schedule of Events
* 9AM, Thursday, January 28th: FEI Dressage
* 9AM, Friday, January 29th: Preliminary and Intermediate Dressage
* 9AM, Saturday, January 30th: Cross Country Marathon
* 9AM, Sunday, January 31st: Obstacle Competition