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The Great Lakes Carriage Classic

July 30-31,2022
Ancaster Fair Grounds, Ontario
*Entries due July 16

Welcome to the 4th Annual presentation of The Great Lakes Carriage Classic. The objective for this show is to provide a diverse range of driving enthusiasts with a Canadian experience to show their equine partners and advance their driving skills. We welcome new and experienced competitors as this show offers something for everyone. Junior and para drivers are encouraged to participate in this event and all other TCCA shows.

This year, the GLCC will be a two-day pleasure show, and with sufficient interest, the CDE dressage and cones third day will be reinstated in 2023.

Our Trophies & Awards

High Point and Reserve High Point Welsh

Donated by Tri-County Carriage Association
Awarded to highest point and reserve highest point Welsh Pony or Horse. Breed papers must be submitted to qualify and must show equine to be at least 50% Welsh.
2 Ribbons

TCCA High Point Champion and Reserve Champion

Donated by Tri-County Carriage Association
Awarded to highest point and reserve highest point competitor at the show.
2 Ribbons

William M. Remley Memorial Trophy

Donated by the Remley Family
A founding member of the American Driving Society and the driving force and heart of Walnut Hill Farm Driving Competition. This Trophy will be presented to the Concours D'Elegance winner. The essence of this competition is the word elegance and the winner will be the turnout exhibiting the most elegance through the competition.
Judges' opinion.

2017 Gerben Steenbeek
2018 Courtney MacGillivray-LaChance
2019 Courtney MacGillivray-LaChance

Helen Southgate Memorial Trophy

Donated by Jane Southgate
Helen Southgate travelled extensively throughout Canada and the United States showing Hackney Ponies. This award is presented to the Welsh (at least 50%) accumulating the most points during the GLCC.

2017 Laurie Bruder
2018 Mary Baillie
2019 Laurie Bruder

The Great Lakes Carriage Classic Trophy for Para/Cool/SN Division

Donated by Urban Elevators Inc
Awarded to the Para/Cool/SN that accumulated the most points at the GLCC.

2018 Kerry Bridge
2019 Not awarded

Kendalwood Farm Friesian Champion Trophy

Donated by Friends of Kendalwood Farm
PJ and Tara Miliziano-Crowley have been involved in carriage driving for many years. Located in Zionsville, PA, they have been involved in the purchase, training and rehabilitation of driving horses and the training of countless drivers. Both have competed successfully throughout NA and have a special fondness for the Friesian Horse.
Award given to Friesian or Friesian Cross that has highest cumulative score at the GLCC.

2019 Klaas Steenbeek
2021 Klaas Steenbeek

Audrey Bostwick Memorial Trophy

Donated by Premier Equine Services and Greg Dunn Audrey Bostwick was a founding member of the ADS. She served as licensed judge, steward and technical delegate specializing in Pleasure Driving, Hunter/ Jumper and Equitation and Side Saddle. Audrey was the Pleasure Judge at the inaugural GLCC in 2017 and served as GLCC show volunteer yearly until her death in 2022. As a teacher, Audrey encouraged youth and it is fitting that her trophy will be awarded for the first time in 2022 to the Youth who accumulates the most points at the GLCC.

Tri-County Carriage Association High Point Trophy

Donated by Hawksview Farms.
This trophy is given to the competitor who achieves the highest cumulative score from all eligible classes at The Great Lakes Carriage Classic.

2017 Jackie Shute
2018 Mary Baillie
2019 Laurie Bruder
2021 Megan Sorensen


Sponsors and Donors to the 2022 Great Lakes Carriage Classic

Gold Level Donors

  • Flower and Jim Leo
  • Eliza Walbridge
  • Hawsview Farms

Silver Level Donors

  • Heather Archer
  • Janet Zizian
  • Ontario Carriage Driving Association
  • Premier Equine Services
  • Sharon Crawford MacKay

Friends of the GLCC

  • Laurie Bruder
  • Vicki Dickson


Bronze Level Donors

  • Austringers Farm
  • Eastern Ontario Pleasure Driving Society
  • Hanover Raceway
  • Karen Lamb
  • Karen Schell in Memory of Michael Barrett Sandlin
  • Michael Rider
  • Pointer Creek Farm

In Kind Gifts

  • Carriage Association of America
  • Countryside Harness
  • Fun Bonnets for Ur Nag
  • Greenhawk Cambridge
  • Heart Warmers
  • Ivan B. Martin DrivingHarness & Repair JeanMcLean

Vendor Gifts

  • Aldercroft Carriage & Driving Apparel
  • Amberlea Artistry
  • Eberglo Nature’s Wave
  • Equine Custom Designs
  • Magnificent Creations McGinny Photography
  • Outline Equine Massage and Wellness
  • Painted Pony Horse Treats
  • Palomino Jewelry