CC&DS Orleton Farm Pleasure Driving Show 2014
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About the show:

Colonial Carriage & Driving Society and Orleton Farm are proud to play a part in promoting the history and
tradition of pleasure driving here in the Berkshire Hills. The Berkshires had great history in the gilded
age with the large estates and wonderful carriage houses as the place to come and be seen driving
your horse and carriage. Harvey and Mary make their home at Orleton Farm, which has been in
Mary's family since 1900 and has always been a horse facility. The grounds have become home to
Colonial Carriage for its many events held here throughout the year: sleigh rallies, clinics, fun day,
club meetings, and the pleasure show.

The show started 16 years ago at famous sculptor Daniel Chester French’s home, Chesterwood, in
Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The show continued there for three years, with the number of exhibitors
and spectators increasing each year. The need for more space prompted the show to move to Eden
Hill, one of Stockbridge’s great estates. In 2006, with the desire to add more classes, the show expanded to a two-day show and moved to Orleton Farm. A third day was added in 2011, expanding
the show with more classes and divisions for our exhibitors.

The Orleton Farm Combined Test and Pleasure Driving Show is a unique event. The first day offers
dressage and timed obstacles followed by a two-day pleasure driving show. There are classes and
divisions for everyone. This year we have added the Pony Scurry Stake Class on Saturday and the Horse
Scurry Stake Class on Sunday with cash prizes. North American Carriage & Scurry Racing teams, featuring Paul Z. Martin, Jr. from Pennsylvania, will compete at 1 PM on Saturday and Sunday.

Spectators will also enjoy a four-in-hand put to a coach for a demonstration on Sunday by Harvey
Waller. The 2014 schedule also offers a Draft Division, a Park Division and a Picnic Class. Adding
these classes will bring variety and excitement to the event. As our show continues to grow, we are
dedicated to make your experience the best possible.

The show relies on the friendly volunteers from Colonial Carriage & Driving Society.

Photographer's Note:
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DOWNLOADING THESE IMAGES:
I would suggest that, if you want to make a print, that you download the original full sized images. To do so:

1) Click on the image you want, which will take you to a page with just that image. Then EITHER:
2A) At the bottom right of the image, you will see three dots, click on them
3A) Click on 'View all sizes'
4A) See the list of available sizes stretching from left to right. (Ignore the download button for now) Original is at the far right. Click on it.
5A) Once Original size comes up, click on "Download the Original size of this photo "
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2B) At the bottom right of the image, you will see an arrow pointing down to a horizontal line
3B) Click on it
4B ) I suggest downloading the Original size.

These pictures were taken without the express permissions of the people in them, so I ask you to use them with restraint and due respect for their privacy.
Also, I ask you not to use these pictures in manipulated art. Either take the whole image and credit me with copyright, but don't drop it into a piece of your art. Using one or a few of these images in a webpage or Facebook is OK.

PRINTING THE IMAGES:
One possibility is Sam's Club, where you can get a 16"x20" print for $6, a 20"x30" for $9.
If you want a fine art print (which are upwards of $100), please
contact me.

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