Welcome to our website
The NSW Branch of the Australian Carriage Driving Society
has 19 clubs located throughout NSW.
Once you become a member of an ACDS affiliated club
you may participate in the activities of any other affiliated club
CESSATION OF ALL CARRIAGE DRIVING ACTIVITIES IN AUSTRALIA UNTIL 30 APRIL 2020
The Federal Council of the ACDS has agreed to cease all carriage driving activities in Australia until 30 April 2020, effective 9 am on 16 March 2020.
This decision relates to all activities including CDEs, dressage days, shows, pleasure and endurance drives, fun days, rallies, meetings and any other activities organised by Clubs or State Branches.
This decision was made to ensure the ongoing health of all members, their support personnel, officials, organisers, volunteers and spectators.
Federal Council will monitor developments of COVID-19 over the next few weeks including advice from the Department of Health and the Government and will provide further advice before 30 April 2020.
At the first AGM held in November 1981 a new ACDS Constitution was voted in and the
ACDS moved from being one club to a National Body of clubs. Committees from New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland were formed and the delegates to the ACDS Council were; NSW Mrs Sue Ryan, Mr Peter McIntyre. Vic Mr Michael Thill, Mr Noel Morris. Qld Mr Neville Lindley, Mr Sel Hewitt. The first levy to members was introduced in 1982-1983 at $2.00 for individual members and $4.00 for family membership.
Our Patron is HRH Prince Philip who was a special guest at the Bi Centennial Carriage Driving Championships in Canberra in 1988.
NSW ACDS CALENDAR OF EVENTS
IMPORTANT ! Club Secretaries Always
submit proposed Event calendar dates to the Calendar Coordinator Tracey Ellis
0402854696 to avoid clashes with other events, particularly similar nearby or close interstate events.
Please send dates to before the 20th of the month
to be included on the website and in the Whip a Around