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On October 1 and 2, the Saratoga Driving Association will hold the SDA Super Day of Driving and Driving Trial.  Our goal is to keep the level of participation strong and bring new drivers into the driving sports.

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It will be the same, high quality Marathon course you have come to expect at from course designer, Marc Johnson, through the fields and woods of Akers Acres Farm on State Farm Road, Valatie, NY.

Registration Open Date: 9/03/22

Registration Close Date: 9/24/22



President of the Jury: Keith Angstadt

Technical Delegate: Holly Pulsifer

Course Designer: Marc Johnson

Cones Judge: Barbara Akers


Registration and Class Fees

Combined Test: $150*

Driving Trial: $200

Combined Test & Driving Trial: $300

The fee for entering BOTH the Combined Test + Driving Trial is $300. Stabling opens Friday and closes Monday. Fee for stabling $250

*The combined test includes Dressage + Cones.

Rabies, Flu & Rhino, Coggins Certificates are required prior to being issued a Exhibitor number.

ADS Competition Fee is included in the entry fees. ADS Non-Member Fee – $30 Post Entry Fees – $50.

Post Entry Details – Entries received after September 23rd will be charged a Post Entry Fee.

Entry Fee Refund Policy – Cancellations in writing prior to closing date will be refunded less $30 office fee.

Golf Carts available to rent $200.


Marathon Info

Driving Trial

Sections: 1

Length: 5km

Obstacles: 5

Marathon Terrain

Mostly fields and dirt trails, very short section on paved road.



Stables Open – Sept 30

Secretary Office Open – Noon Sept 30

Safety Check (if – Required prior to driving the Marathon)


Stabling Info

Stabling: Sept 29 – Oct 3

Stabling Information – Covered tent stalls will be available on site for $250 with a refundable stall deposit of $50 (The stall deposit is refunded when the stall is cleaned).

Bedding is available for purchase at $12.

We apologize for the cost of the stabling, but gas prices have caused the price to rise.



Food on Grounds?: Yes – Oct 1 and 2


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