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Upcoming Events

The CAA has a busy year planned! Interested in learning, traveling and driving with us?

Germantown Conference

CAA Conference

We’re headed to Germantown, Tennessee! Please join us September 18-21st for a celebration of all things carriage related.  Just to give you a taste of the talks:

 – Jim Fairclough will talk you through “How to Drive Cones” 

– Charlie Poppe will be talking “Carriage Paint Graining” 

– Gloria Austin will present a Tandem demo 

– Jack Alvarez will be discussing “Bits, Whips, and Harness” 

So much knowledge in one place! Conference registration is $135.00! 

Registration forms and detailed scheduling information available here.


The CAA will be traveling to Spain October 19-27th! Don’t miss this opportunity to visit an amazing collection of privately owned carriages, harness and appointments. We’ll also tour the grounds of the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art
and watch a performance. Additional travel information and registration forms are available here.


CAA Driver Proficiency

We’re very pleased to announce that CAA Driver Proficiency Evaluations for Level 1 & Road Test and Level 2 (except driving the unfamiliar horse) will be offered at The National Drive, October 5 & 6, at the Hoosier Horse Park, Edinburgh, Indiana.

How to participate:

1) Review the appropriate Proficiency level requirements – booklets available at
2) Fill out the application and mail to the CAA with payment (Applications are available in your booklet or here)
3) Fill out application for stalls, etc. for the National Drive and return to the National Drive
4) Receive an email from the CAA confirming time and place of evaluation
5) Complete the evaluation!

The CAA will also have a booth at The National Drive on Friday and Saturday.