About Australian Carriage Driving Society
Australian Carriage Driving Society, the foremost organisation for the development, management, conduct and promotion of carriage driving in Australia.
We represent all interests of all carriage driving disciplines, with 1200 members across all states with six state branches and 48 regional affiliate clubs.
We offer a range of member benefits to our members including insurance, a quarterly journal, training, coaching, development and accreditation, and administration.
We provide a range of competitions at national, state and local club levels including the Australian and State championships.
On our site, you can find:
- Information about the sport of carriage driving
- Upcoming events on the Calendar / Event results
- Find a club
- Get in touch with the committee
- Resources for clubs
- View the galleries of drivers in action (photos / videos)
- Find past journals
- Find out more about our organisation in the About section (history / officials / office bearers)
- Publications (for members only)
Find information about the types of carriage driving activities, local clubs and activities, relevant rules, and horse welfare and safety. We provide an environment for you to enjoy and thrive in the sport of carriage driving in your chosen discipline.Find information about the types of carriage driving activit
The ACDS aims to be a nurturing and inclusive organisation to help our younger members develop their driving skills across all disciplines.
The ACDS has stand-alone members that are juniors or you may be a family member.
We’ve recently commenced the Junior Drivers Bursary to encourage our juniors to reach for their dreams.
- Find the club closest to you here.
- Contact the club secretary.
- Join through the club.
The ACDS places the utmost importance on the welfare of the horse as the primary consideration in all carriage driving activities.
To continue the growth of the website, the ACDS needs you to send pictures, results and articles of your events to the Web Coordinator.