• GSCA-Hosted Recreational Activities are for GSCA Members dues-paid for the current calendar year, bring your own horse! GSCA membership dues/renewals are payable in January. In some cases you can join GSCA at the Outing Check-in UNLESS PRE-Registration is required. OR just come to visit, observe and meet other horse lovers! Become a Member, renew now, or support our efforts at right. Thank you for your support!
  •  -- PLEASE NOTIFY OUTING HOST -- whenever you are planning to attend OR cancelling, so you can be notified of any changes or Outing cancellations, or so any folks on waiting-list can have opportunity to attend.
  • OUTING UPDATES are posted to GSCA's Facebook group under "Events."  Facebook Group followers see Event Updates posted on Facebook. (Note that "joining"/following the Facebook group does NOT make you a GSCA Club Member.)
  • Click Outing name to find specific Outing Details/Contacts in News & Resources/LIBRARY, including Flyers/signups as they become available, and Outing Fact Sheets.
  • Please download  GSCA Driving Safety Tips.pdf  for Drivers.
 
 

GSCA-HOSTED RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

One price / all events!   (open to current GSCA members and their Guests)

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP COVERS ALL OUTINGS, no extra per-Outing fees.

Printable 2021 GSCA Schedule  [.pdf file]

 
REMINDER:  you must be current GSCA member in order to drive, ride, or handle a horse at any GSCA Outing
(per GSCA's insurance carrier.) Non-riding/non-driving guests are welcome to accompany Members. Signed Liability Releases are required for
ALL participants, Minors (under 18) are included in Family Membership and required to wear helmets.
For Multi-day outings, you can attend part of the time or all scheduled dates.
ALSO NOTE that Porta-Potties are NOT generally provided for SINGLE-DAY Outings. Please make your own arrangements.

PLEASE FILL OUT LIABILITY RELEASE FORMS below in advance, also MEMBERSHIP FORMS if needed (New or Renewal), as required for Outings and PRE-REGISTRATIONS.  
Downloadable Forms:
GSCA Membership/Renewal Application (.pdf),    

GSCA Liability Release Form-- Adults (.pdf),  

GSCA MINORS Liability Release Form (.pdf)   (Minors = Family Members under 18, helmets are required.)   

2021 Dates
 
Recreational Horse Outing
(Drive and Ride)
Location


February 6 (Sat)

Start Time: 10am


Snow "Games"  (Day Outing)

Warner, NH
February 14 (Sun)
Snow Date: February 21
 
Start Time: 10am
 
 
Sleigh Day/Rally  (Day Outing) 
 

 

Lebanon, NH

 

 
March 21 (Sun) 
 
Start Time: 7 pm
 
 
 
Annual Business Meeting 
To discuss the club financials and officer elections
 
 
 

 

Zoom Meeting

Info will be sent out in March

 

 

June 5 (Sat) 

Rain Date: June 6

Start Time: 10am

 

Profile Falls (Day Outing)

New England Horse and Trail (NEHT) affiliated 

Bristol, NH

NEW -

June 12 (Sat)

 

 

Newbie/Green Event - Intro to Driving Clinic Brentwood, NH

NEW -

June 26 (Sat)

Rain Date: June 27

 

Horse and Carriage Equipment Swap Meet/Flea Market, Wagon Rides & Summer BBQ Deerfield, NH

 

July 10 (Sat)   
Rain Date: July 11

Start Time: 9am

Loudon Roads & Woodland Trails (Day Outing)

New England Horse and Trail (NEHT) affiliated 

Loudon, NH
 
July 22-25 
(Thurs-Sun)

 
(Multi-Day Camping Outing)**
*PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Opening Date: March 1, 2020 (first date pre-registration information is accepted)
 
Chocorura, NH
(aka Tamworth NH)
 
 
 
 
August 8 (Sun)
 
Start Time: 10am
 
Andover, NH
 
 
August 22 (Sun)
 
Start Time: 9am
 
 
Sanbornton, NH        
     
 
September 9-15
(Thurs-Wed)
Tentative
 
 
Meach Cove/Shelburne Farms Outing - (Multi-Day Camping Outing)**
Open to both Drivers and Riders, but only Carriage drivers may access Shelburne Farm grounds.
 
*PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED   
    
Meach Cove Farms,
Shelburne, VT  
 

NEW -

September 18 (Sat)

Rain Date: September 19

 
 
Randolph, NH
October 2 (Sat)  
Rain Date: October 3
 
Start Time: 9am

New England Horse and Trail (NEHT) affiliated 
 
 
Milton Mills, NH
 
 
October 10 (Sun)
Start Time: 10am
 
 
 
 
Auburn, NH
 
November 14(Sun)  GSCA Planning Meeting- all members & Hosts invited. Set Outing dates & planning for 2021.      Virtual
 
*PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED means that new and re-newing Memberships must be prepaid via PayPal or received by the Treasurer in advance. Also, completed Liability Release Forms with copies of any other required forms must be supplied to the Hosts by a week in advance of the Outing date (via Email or postal mail.)
 
** For multi-day outings, you can attend part of the time or all scheduled dates.
 

Some events on this "Friend and Partners" calendar below are described as "Meet-ups". The term Meet-up is used because there is no official affiliation between the land owner/venue and Granite State Carriage Association. Those members wishing to attend do so like all other non-members. They register/reserve directly with the venue.
     ALSO NOTE that as a GSCA member, you may be entitled to reimbursement (up to $25) for Educational events/forums/clinics (not lessons). Contact  .
 
 

GSCA FRIENDS & PARTNERS / INFORMAL ACTIVITIES

 

2021 Dates
Activity
Location
May 16 (Sun)
 
Educational ADT Arena Driving Trial (Carriages) (Day Event)
(NON-GSCA: Hosted by Linda and Eric Wilking)
To attend contact: Eric & Linda Wilking: 
 
Brentwood, NH
June 18-20 (Fri-Sun)
 
 
(Informal GSCA Meet-up, Riders & Drivers) 
(Multi-Day Camping Outing)*
Contact/advisor: Cindy Schlener: 
 
Reservations can be made at: Reserve America
Carver, MA
August 29(Sun)
Educational ADT Arena Driving Trial (Carriages) (Day Event) 
(NON-GSCA: Hosted by members)
To attend contact: Eric & Linda Wilking: 
 
Brentwood, NH       
October 3 (Sun)
Educational ADT Arena Driving Trial (Carriages) (Day Event)
(NON-GSCA: Hosted by members)
To attend contact: Eric & Linda Wilking: 
 
Brentwood, NH   


       MDC  Maine Driving Club  and GSCA are partners to share activities.

See  CLUB HAPPENINGS  for how a GSCA member can also join MDC for $1 more, or vice versa!

  See MDC calendar  for Maine Driving Club event details and Updates.

 

 

 

Past event pictures

 

Tower Pond area at Auburn, NH Tower Pond area at Auburn, NH -- Manchester Waterworks Outing (formerly Ellet and Shirley Seavey Memorial Outing)
Horse Club Incoming President Jean H. GSCA incoming president Jean H. at an Annual GSCA Dinner Meeting and FUNd-Raising Auction.
Horse riding at Chocorua Chocorua NH Camping Outing -- loved by riders and drivers alike!