Australian Carriage Driving Society (ACDS) was formed in 1971 after R M Williams invited a group of prominent harness exhibitors to discuss the formation of an organisation to promote harness activities. Now 40 years on the ACDS consists of 6 state branches, over 50 Clubs and more than 1200 members across Australia.
Updates from the Federal CDE Committee
NOTICE 1: The FEI Rule book 10th Edition, Updated to 1 January 2013 can now be found on the FEI website via this link http://www.fei.org/fei/regulations/past
NOTICE 2: The ACDS Federal CDE Committee has being analyzing the FEI’s changes in the 2014 FEI Rules for Driving and their effect on driving in Australia. As a consequence of this analysis, any proposed changes to the ACDS rules will be put to the State CDE Committees and the general membership (in the March ACDS Journal) prior to a new ACDS Variations Booklet being put to Federal Council at its meeting in July 2014 and to take effect from 1st August 2014.
This means that until advised otherwise, Australian CDE competitions will use the FEI Rules for Driving Events as at 1st Jan 2009 (updated 1st January 2013) and ACDS Variations as of 1 August 2013.
Schedule and Entry forms now available.
Entries Close 19th March 2014
To add a profile pic.
Step 1 Find a suitable jpg photo that is less than 50 kb and remember where it is on your computer
Step 2 Go to edit profile click on upload photo, browse to find it on your computer and upload.
For the Forum and to add photos to your info page
To add photos you will need to use an online photo uploader,
I use TinyPic and copy and paste the 'Direct link for Layout'.
Please keep your photos small. Relevant Photos only.
Step 1 Make sure you know where you have stored your photo on your own computer.
Step 2 Keep the ACDS website open and open a new browser window, type tinypic into the address bar go to tinypic.com
Step 3 Follow the instructions and upload your photo to the internet
Step 4 You will be given 4 options choose the last option, 'direct link for layout'. It will look something like this://i40.tinypic.com/?????.jpg. Highlight this and click copy or ctrl+C.
Step 5 Go back to the ACDS website, to the spot where you are composing your message.
Step 6 When composing a message or your profile, click on the picture frame at the top it is next to the smily face:). A box will come up that says ' enter the URL of the image' paste your copied link using ctrl+v
Give it a go, tell me if it works.