SHASCHA ROCKEFELLER, NY, NY

Park Drag built by Brewster & Co, New York  ca. 1900

Horses: Dutch Harness Horses and German Warm bloods

Coachman: Tristan Aldrich

Organizations:  Four-in-hand Club

HOWARD FAFFARD,  MADLYN  FRAMINGHAM, MA

Italian Mountain Coach built Bocaccii & Allesio in Turin, Italy ca 1900

Used as a private coach for an Italian Count.

Rugged construction low slung perch for greater stability on mountain roads

Horses: Gray Kladrubers from the Czech Republic

Mr. Fafard has been coaching since the 1980’s

Organizations:  Four-in-Hand Club.  Participated in the Newport Coaching Weekend in August 2012

PAUL Z. MARTIN  ( KAREN)   New Holland PA

Pony Park Drag built by Brewster in 1905

Owned by J.H. Moore, Chicago, Ill and was used on his estate,  Loramoor in Lake Geneva WI

Horses: German Sport Ponies and Welsh Cobs

Paul has collected carriages for over 40 years in connection with his profession as an internationally known auctioneer.

FRANCES BAKER,  (WAYNE),   LEWES, DE

Reproduction of a Holland and Holland Park Drag built in Europe in 2003

Imported to US by Roy Munt and shown at Devon in 2005 and 2006

Horses: Canadian Hackney-Clyde Cross

Organizations and Events:  Delmarva Driving club, CAA and Four-in-Hand Club

JAMES GRANITO, SOUTHERN PINES, NC

Park Drag built by   Brewster & Co. ca. 1884

History: Built for Charles Schwartz of NY City

Horses: Black Canadian Hackney crosses

Memberships:  Coaching Club, Four-in-Hand Club, Moore Country Driving Club.  Mr. Granito has been driving for 20 years

TIMOTHY BUTTERFIELD, DVM   (Sharon),   Derry, NH

Rockmarge built by Brewster 1900

Built for Judge Moore, Prides Crossing, MA

Judge Moore took this coach to England drove and competed extensively

Won the Coaching Marathon at Olympia in 1911

Horses:  Hackney, Standardbred, Clyde Cross

Tim and wife went on an extensive coaching holiday this past spring to Windsor, Royal Ascot, and the Luneberg Heide region of Germany, where they were guests of the European Private Driving Club

Memberships:  CC, Bcc, Four-in-Hand Club, CAA and the Green Mountain Horse Association

JOHN HUNT, ( PENNY), SPRING CITY, PA

Park Drag built by Henry S. Whitlock in 1895

Built for the W. & A. Gilby , members of the Gilby Gin family

Coach always taken to the Eton and Harrow Cricket matches at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London.  Sold at the Reading Sale in 1988, restored by the late Nick and Jane Wood in 1990 after which it was purchased by the Hunts.

Horses: Black Scottish Warm bloods

Organizations: CC, BCC, Four-in-Hand Club, CAA, American Driving Society.  Shows at Devon and Walnut Hill  Avid Foxhunter, keeps the pack for the  Bellwood hunt at his farm

JOHN WHITE, (Gemma) NEWTON, NJ

Road Coach Excelsior built by Cowland and Selby, London

Horses: Gray Kladrubers from the Czech Republic, a recent purchase by Mr. White

Memberships: CC, BCC, CAA, American Driving Society, Four-in-Hand club

John has competed at the Royal Winter Faire, Toronto, Devon Horse Show and Walnut Hill in Pittsfield, NY  Driving 20 years

HARVEY AND MARY STOKES WALLER, STOCKBRIDGE, MA

Park Drag built by Brewster & Co. 1900

Horses:  Warmbloods

Harvey: Past president of CAA, Member of CC, BCC, Four-in-Hand Club

Mary: Director of the Carriage Museum of America, Member of British Road club, CAA

TED AND WALTER EAYRS, Middleboro, MA

Roof Seat Break built by Demarest & Co ca. 1897

Argentine Polo Ponies

Ted and Walter actively play polo with these horses throughout the Northeast.  They are both members of the Coaching Club and the US Polo Assn..  

GLORIA AUSTIN, Weirsdale, Florida

Park Drag built by Healey and Company, New York, NY ca 1903

Spanish Horses

Gloria is a member of the Four-in-Hand club and the Private Driving Society.

CLAIRE REED, Southern Pines, NC

Replica of pony coach built by Brewster for Alfred Vanderbilt

Welsh Mountain Ponies

Claire is a member of the Four-in-Hand Club