The Walnut Hill Carriage Driving Competition is back for its 45th long weekend of friendly matches and costumes in a 19th century Victorian Country Fair setting. More than 200 competitors from 20 states and Canada will participate in more than 100 classes in varying divisions. Walnut Hill is recreating this historic setting to help educate the public on the importance of horses and carriages throughout American history. Competitors will be judged on driving and riding skills, as well as carriage presentation. Visitors can also visit the stables to watch the horses be bathed and groomed.
The Walnut Hill Carriage Driving Competition will take place at Walnut Hill Farm, 397 West Bloomfield Road, Pittsford, Wednesday, August 10, through Sunday, August 14, with performances daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On-site parking is free. General admission is $12, children 12 and under are $6. Daily and multi-day tickets are available. For more information visit walnuthillfarm.org.