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Jun
3
Sat
Arabian Horse Day @ Colorado Horse Park
Jun 3 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

Come enjoy the Arabian Horse Day and Colorado Horse Park’s special full day of events on Saturday, June 3rd.

Frances Carbonnel and Banjo will be there to perform their Freestyle ride to music in the afternoon. Visit us at the WDACO table.

Bring the family! Go to coloradohorsepark.com and to arabianhorses.org for more details.

 

 

 

 

Jun
10
Sat
GVDS Schooling Show-WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  Sharron Sarchet – USDF “L” with distinction

Prizelist available at gvds.org under shows tab

Jun
11
Sun
GVDS Schooling Show-WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Jun 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  Sharron Sarchet – USDF “L” with distinction

Prizelist available at gvds.org under shows tab

Spring Into Summer – WDACO High Point Qualified
Jun 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

FLYER:   http://www.cofoothillsdressage.org/upcoming-events.html

Judge:  Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez ‘s’

ENTRIES

 Use 2017 RMDS entry form link at showsecretary.com online entries page or at RMDS.org; fill in and sign all spaces on front and back. Please print legibly  –. $30 for one class and $55 for two classes
No additional divisions or cross entries. $35 non-refundable Office Fee. No USEF drug fee, non-member fee or bridle tag deposit!
Include proof of negative Coggins, (dated after Jan. 1, 2017). Submit a copy of your
2017 RMDS Horse/Rider/ Owner Card  for scores to qualify for RMDS Championships and year-end awards. To qualify as an Adult Amateur, you must include a copy of your  2017 USEF card.
$25 fee for each  change after closing date.
Post entries accepted with management approval and $25 fee. $50 charged for all returned checks.
 Mail entry to Secretary Julia Peacock at her address above with checks payable to Foothills Chapter. Online entry credit card payments through the system will incur a 3.2% processing fee. Alternately, a check can be mailed to the show secretary, but it must be received prior to the closing date (or late fee will be incurred). Questions, call (405) 606-1481 or email julia@showsecretary.com. Anyone on horseback must wear protective headgear with harness secured.
RIDE TIMES
Tentative times will be available at www.showsecretary.com  the week of the show. Ride times will be finalized at noon the day prior to the show.
REFUNDS
 The office fee is non-refundable. Before closing date, entire entry minus office fee will be refunded. After closing day to day before show, refunds will be only for class fee if ride(s) can be filled. During competition, no refunds of any kind for any reason.
 AWARDS
 Ribbons to sixth place. High point awards for Junior/Young Rider, Open, Western Dressage and Adult Amateur.
WESTERN DRESSAGE ASSOCIATION of COLORADO has qualified both of these shows for their High Point year-end award program.
 STABLING
 Stabling and pens may be available on a first-come basis. Owners must have current health certificate to enter grounds. Contact Table Mountain Ranch, (303) 278-3285 http://tablemountainranch.net/.
REQUIRED HORSE VACCINATIONS
Proof of horse vaccination for equine influenza virus and equine herpes virus within six months of show is required.
 ARENA
 All tests ridden outside in standard 20m x 60m arena with mixed pea gravel and wood chip footing (or equivalent); warm-up in large outdoor sand arena. Indoor arena for lunging. Show will be cancelled and not rescheduled
only  for severe weather, as determined by show TD. 
Jun
23
Fri
WDACO Clinic before Horseshow
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Clinic before Horseshow

Expose your horse to the Douglas County arena before the show

Friday, June 23, 2017

Douglas County Fairgrounds
500 Fairgrounds Rd.
Castle Rock, CO 80104

Breaking Down Test Elements to Ensure Success

Clinician:  Cliff Swanson

Assistant: Frances Carbonnel

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Wow the judge with the correct approach and halt at centerline

Where to start different movements to assure accuracy

Finding the balance between accuracy and relaxation

Basic Level Test Movements and the New Equitation Division

Clinician:  Cliff Swanson

Assistant: Juilie Lorton

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The new collective marks on the new test.  These heavily impact your score.

What can you do to impress the judge and get higher marks?

What exactly is the judge looking for anyway?

Why should I sign up for the new classes in the Equestrian Division?

Find out why you should ride in Equitation on the Rail.  Horsemanship which includes a pattern, and the new Western Dressage Medal class! New experiences for you and your horse!

Integrating the Western Dressage Test Movements with Practical Trail Applications

Clinician:  Frances Carbonnel

Assistant: Juilie Lorton

2:00 pm  – 4:00 pm

Navigation of the Western Dressage Arena & What using the WD Arena can do for my trail horse

$70.00- per clinic members
$85.00- per clinic non-members
Free – all day member auditor
$10.00- all day non-member auditor- pay at door
Each clinic will be limited to 12 riders

Day stalls available for $15 per day

In case of weather cancellations please check your email by 7:00 a.m. that morning. Changes will also be posted on our website home page.
Our cancellation policy can be found under FAQs on our website.
Bring your own water, food, and horse equipment

No dogs allowed inside arena

Jun
24
Sat
WDACO June Jubilee Schooling Show – WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Jun 24 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Judge:  Julie Haugen

Enrollment form available on the www.wdaco.org website on May 15, 2017

 

Jun
25
Sun
WDACO June Jubilee Schooling Show – WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Judge:  Simone Windeler

Enrollment form available on the www.wdaco.org website on May 15, 2017

 

Jul
8
Sat
WDACO Boulder County Clinic w/ Juilie Lorton (Youth & Adult Clinics)
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Boulder County Fairgrounds
9595 Nelson Rd.
Longmont, CO 80501

Clinician:  Juilie Lorton

Riding the Elements of the Western Dressage Test

YOUTH CLASS (ages 13-18 years)

9:00 am  – 11:00 am

Review of the test which will be available for Youth competition at Fair

Clarify any movements needed

Practice the movements of the test, gaining an understanding of what the judge is looking for

Circles, walk, jog and lope

Lopes, corners keeping balance

Transitions with balance and rhythm

Western Dressage building a partnership….

ADULT CLASS (over 18 years)

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Build horse and rider partnership for all riding disciplines, communication through western dressage exercises, putting all elements together for your partnership.

How rider’s position reflects into the horse, the mirror below you

The western dressage arena, why, what, how it helps the communications between horse and rider

collective marks, what do they mean to my partnership

Western Dressage Elements & Exercises

ADULT CLASS (over 18 years)

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Develop balance and control with exercises precision with transitions……

Circle into a lope transition

Corners building balance, use to transition

Use of the half halt – what is it, how to use it, timing

$30.00- per clinic attendee (youth clinic only)

$60.00- per clinic attendee (adult clinics)

 Free auditing
Each clinic will be limited to 9 riders

Outdoor covered stalls for $10/day. Must clean and provide your own buckets. Water available.

In case of weather cancellations please check your email by 7:00 a.m. that morning. Changes will also be posted on our website home page.
Our cancellation policy can be found under FAQs on our website.
Bring your own water, food, and horse equipment

No dogs allowed inside arena

Jul
15
Sat
Western Dressage on the Plains – WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  Kathleen Donnelly “L”

All Breed; Open: Adult Amateur, Junior classes offered

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Aug
5
Sat
Colorado Horse Park Western Dressage Show I – WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Judge:  Stephanie Soule

USEF Licensed and WDAA Recognized

FLYER

Aug
6
Sun
Colorado Horse Park Western Dressage Show II – WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Aug 6 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Judge:  Stephanie Soule

USEF Licensed and WDAA Recognized

FLYER

Aug
19
Sat
Experiencing Synergy w/ your Horse using Music & Obstacles – 2 day clinic
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – Aug 20 @ 4:30 pm

Experiencing Synergy w/ your Horse using Music & Obstacles

Two Day Progressive Clinic

Saturday August 19, 2017 – Sunday August 20, 2017

Douglas County Fairgrounds

500 Fairgrounds Road

Castle Rock, CO 80104


 

Clinicians:

Frances Carbonnel & Juilie Lorton

 

Riding to Music, learning tempo, forward bend; Obstacles including Garrocha poles, lariat ropes and gates.

Come for a weekend of great learning and fun.

 

Session One – 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Participants must be able to Walk, Trot and Canter in a Group

Music incorporated with movements building understanding of Tempo

Tempo will assist the horse on the trail or in the arena

Lateral Movements – building relaxation throughout the horse

Shoulder In/Haunches In

Moving the hindquarters to build the half pass

Building these movements to start the half pass

Across the diagonal

Group exercises using the obstacles to understand bend, roundness

Can you open gates?

Session Two – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Participants must be able to Walk, Trot and Getting Ready to Canter in a Group

Think you are ready to canter, but unsure? Come and we will give you exercises to get

confidence to canter safely and calmly

Music to build Tempo, ride a trot slow and fast, match the music

Is your lengthening stride just speed? Let’s learn to stretch the stride

Lengthen the stride – feel the stride length in hindquarters and engage

Leg Yield – learning to control the ribcage of the horse, what this does for you

Shoulder In, Haunches In

Use a rope to build a bend…….add confidence to open a gate

Session Three – 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Participants must be able to Walk, Trot in a Group

Building exercises to build suppleness, roundness, and relaxation throughout your partnership

Building confidence between horse and rider for a harmonious partnership that enhances any discipline

Tempo – learning with music to feel Tempo

What does Forward mean

Impulsion vs. Speed

Collective Marks; understanding what these mean with my partnership with my horse

Getting your horse confident with the Garrocha pole, lariat rope, and other obstacles

How to use the Garrocha pole to build bend…

Building confidence with the lariat rope

$140.00- per member for both days

$170.00 – per non-member for both days

Auditors – Free for Members / $15 per day for non-members

Each session will limited to 12 riders

Day stalls available for $15 per day

In case of weather cancellations please check your email by 7:00 a.m. that morning. Changes will also be posted on our website home page.
Our cancellation policy can be found under FAQs on our website.
Bring your own water, food, and horse equipment

No dogs allowed inside arena

Aug
26
Sat
Last Chance Show – WDACO High Point Qualified
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

FLYER:   http://www.cofoothillsdressage.org/upcoming-events.html

Judge:  Julie Haugen ‘r’

ENTRIES

 Use 2017 RMDS entry form link at showsecretary.com online entries page or at RMDS.org; fill in and sign all spaces on front and back. Please print legibly  –. $30 for one class and $55 for two classes
No additional divisions or cross entries. $35 non-refundable Office Fee. No USEF drug fee, non-member fee or bridle tag deposit!
Include proof of negative Coggins, (dated after Jan. 1, 2017). Submit a copy of your
2017 RMDS Horse/Rider/ Owner Card  for scores to qualify for RMDS Championships and year-end awards. To qualify as an Adult Amateur, you must include a copy of your  2017 USEF card.
$25 fee for each  change after closing date.
Post entries accepted with management approval and $25 fee. $50 charged for all returned checks.
 Mail entry to Secretary Julia Peacock at her address above with checks payable to Foothills Chapter. Online entry credit card payments through the system will incur a 3.2% processing fee. Alternately, a check can be mailed to the show secretary, but it must be received prior to the closing date (or late fee will be incurred). Questions, call (405) 606-1481 or email julia@showsecretary.com. Anyone on horseback must wear protective headgear with harness secured.
RIDE TIMES
Tentative times will be available at www.showsecretary.com  the week of the show. Ride times will be finalized at noon the day prior to the show.
REFUNDS
 The office fee is non-refundable. Before closing date, entire entry minus office fee will be refunded. After closing day to day before show, refunds will be only for class fee if ride(s) can be filled. During competition, no refunds of any kind for any reason.
 AWARDS
 Ribbons to sixth place. High point awards for Junior/Young Rider, Open, Western Dressage and Adult Amateur.
WESTERN DRESSAGE ASSOCIATION of COLORADO has qualified both of these shows for their High Point year-end award program.
 STABLING
 Stabling and pens may be available on a first-come basis. Owners must have current health certificate to enter grounds. Contact Table Mountain Ranch, (303) 278-3285 http://tablemountainranch.net/.
REQUIRED HORSE VACCINATIONS
Proof of horse vaccination for equine influenza virus and equine herpes virus within six months of show is required.
 ARENA
 All tests ridden outside in standard 20m x 60m arena with mixed pea gravel and wood chip footing (or equivalent); warm-up in large outdoor sand arena. Indoor arena for lunging. Show will be cancelled and not rescheduled
only  for severe weather, as determined by show TD. 
Sep
3
Sun
GVDS Schooling Show-WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez “S”

Prizelist available at gvds.org under shows tab

Sep
12
Tue
X Halt Salute RMDS Show – WDACO High Point Qualified
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHOW FLYER:

2017 X halt salute

JUDGE: 

Simone Windeler & Katherine Simard

TYPE OF EVENT:

USEF Show

Helmets are required by all riders

 

Sep
30
Sat
Working Equitation Clinic
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – Oct 1 @ 4:30 pm
Working Equitation Clinic: Ease of Handling with Dressage Principles – 2 day clinic
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – Oct 1 @ 4:30 pm

Working Equitation Clinic: 

Ease of Handling with Dressage Principles

Participants will ride for 2 hours both Saturday & Sunday and experience Working Equitation in a positive non-threatening environment.

Saturday September 30, 2017 – Sunday October 1, 2017

Douglas County Fairgrounds

500 Fairgrounds Road

 Castle Rock, CO 80104


Clinicians:

Kitty McLaughlin & Chris Stanko

 

This clinic will be a walk/trot only with riders learning how to successfully navigate 10 different obstacles with their horses.

Session One – 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Saturday & Sunday

For participants that have no previous experience with Working Equitation

Session Two- 11:30 am – 1:30 pm – Saturday & Sunday

For participants with a little experience with Working Equitation

Session Three- 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Saturday & Sunday

For participants who are comfortable with Working Equitation and have a beginning understanding of it

$150.00- per member for both days / 4 hours of instruction

$170.00 – per non-member for both days / 4 hours of instruction

Auditors – Free for Members / $15 per day for non-members

Each session will limited to 10 riders

Day stalls available for $15 per day

In case of weather cancellations please check your email by 7:00 a.m. that morning. Changes will also be posted on our website home page.
Our cancellation policy can be found under FAQs on our website.
Bring your own water, food, and horse equipment

No dogs allowed inside arena

Oct
7
Sat
GVDS Schooling Show-WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  KC Parkins-Kyle “L”

Prizelist available at gvds.org under shows tab

Oct
8
Sun
GVDS Schooling Show-WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Oct 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  KC Parkins-Kyle “L”

Prizelist available at gvds.org under shows tab

Oct
15
Sun
Northern Colorado Dressage Association Dressage Schooling Show
Oct 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

“L” Judge:  Sharron Sarchet

 

Jun
3
Sat
Arabian Horse Day @ Colorado Horse Park
Jun 3 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

Come enjoy the Arabian Horse Day and Colorado Horse Park’s special full day of events on Saturday, June 3rd.

Frances Carbonnel and Banjo will be there to perform their Freestyle ride to music in the afternoon. Visit us at the WDACO table.

Bring the family! Go to coloradohorsepark.com and to arabianhorses.org for more details.

 

 

 

 

Jun
10
Sat
GVDS Schooling Show-WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  Sharron Sarchet – USDF “L” with distinction

Prizelist available at gvds.org under shows tab

Jun
11
Sun
GVDS Schooling Show-WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Jun 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  Sharron Sarchet – USDF “L” with distinction

Prizelist available at gvds.org under shows tab

Spring Into Summer – WDACO High Point Qualified
Jun 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

FLYER:   http://www.cofoothillsdressage.org/upcoming-events.html

Judge:  Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez ‘s’

ENTRIES

 Use 2017 RMDS entry form link at showsecretary.com online entries page or at RMDS.org; fill in and sign all spaces on front and back. Please print legibly  –. $30 for one class and $55 for two classes
No additional divisions or cross entries. $35 non-refundable Office Fee. No USEF drug fee, non-member fee or bridle tag deposit!
Include proof of negative Coggins, (dated after Jan. 1, 2017). Submit a copy of your
2017 RMDS Horse/Rider/ Owner Card  for scores to qualify for RMDS Championships and year-end awards. To qualify as an Adult Amateur, you must include a copy of your  2017 USEF card.
$25 fee for each  change after closing date.
Post entries accepted with management approval and $25 fee. $50 charged for all returned checks.
 Mail entry to Secretary Julia Peacock at her address above with checks payable to Foothills Chapter. Online entry credit card payments through the system will incur a 3.2% processing fee. Alternately, a check can be mailed to the show secretary, but it must be received prior to the closing date (or late fee will be incurred). Questions, call (405) 606-1481 or email julia@showsecretary.com. Anyone on horseback must wear protective headgear with harness secured.
RIDE TIMES
Tentative times will be available at www.showsecretary.com  the week of the show. Ride times will be finalized at noon the day prior to the show.
REFUNDS
 The office fee is non-refundable. Before closing date, entire entry minus office fee will be refunded. After closing day to day before show, refunds will be only for class fee if ride(s) can be filled. During competition, no refunds of any kind for any reason.
 AWARDS
 Ribbons to sixth place. High point awards for Junior/Young Rider, Open, Western Dressage and Adult Amateur.
WESTERN DRESSAGE ASSOCIATION of COLORADO has qualified both of these shows for their High Point year-end award program.
 STABLING
 Stabling and pens may be available on a first-come basis. Owners must have current health certificate to enter grounds. Contact Table Mountain Ranch, (303) 278-3285 http://tablemountainranch.net/.
REQUIRED HORSE VACCINATIONS
Proof of horse vaccination for equine influenza virus and equine herpes virus within six months of show is required.
 ARENA
 All tests ridden outside in standard 20m x 60m arena with mixed pea gravel and wood chip footing (or equivalent); warm-up in large outdoor sand arena. Indoor arena for lunging. Show will be cancelled and not rescheduled
only  for severe weather, as determined by show TD. 
Jun
23
Fri
WDACO Clinic before Horseshow
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Clinic before Horseshow

Expose your horse to the Douglas County arena before the show

Friday, June 23, 2017

Douglas County Fairgrounds
500 Fairgrounds Rd.
Castle Rock, CO 80104

Breaking Down Test Elements to Ensure Success

Clinician:  Cliff Swanson

Assistant: Frances Carbonnel

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Wow the judge with the correct approach and halt at centerline

Where to start different movements to assure accuracy

Finding the balance between accuracy and relaxation

Basic Level Test Movements and the New Equitation Division

Clinician:  Cliff Swanson

Assistant: Juilie Lorton

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The new collective marks on the new test.  These heavily impact your score.

What can you do to impress the judge and get higher marks?

What exactly is the judge looking for anyway?

Why should I sign up for the new classes in the Equestrian Division?

Find out why you should ride in Equitation on the Rail.  Horsemanship which includes a pattern, and the new Western Dressage Medal class! New experiences for you and your horse!

Integrating the Western Dressage Test Movements with Practical Trail Applications

Clinician:  Frances Carbonnel

Assistant: Juilie Lorton

2:00 pm  – 4:00 pm

Navigation of the Western Dressage Arena & What using the WD Arena can do for my trail horse

$70.00- per clinic members
$85.00- per clinic non-members
Free – all day member auditor
$10.00- all day non-member auditor- pay at door
Each clinic will be limited to 12 riders

Day stalls available for $15 per day

In case of weather cancellations please check your email by 7:00 a.m. that morning. Changes will also be posted on our website home page.
Our cancellation policy can be found under FAQs on our website.
Bring your own water, food, and horse equipment

No dogs allowed inside arena

Jun
24
Sat
WDACO June Jubilee Schooling Show – WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Jun 24 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Judge:  Julie Haugen

Enrollment form available on the www.wdaco.org website on May 15, 2017

 

Jun
25
Sun
WDACO June Jubilee Schooling Show – WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Judge:  Simone Windeler

Enrollment form available on the www.wdaco.org website on May 15, 2017

 

Jul
8
Sat
WDACO Boulder County Clinic w/ Juilie Lorton (Youth & Adult Clinics)
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Boulder County Fairgrounds
9595 Nelson Rd.
Longmont, CO 80501

Clinician:  Juilie Lorton

Riding the Elements of the Western Dressage Test

YOUTH CLASS (ages 13-18 years)

9:00 am  – 11:00 am

Review of the test which will be available for Youth competition at Fair

Clarify any movements needed

Practice the movements of the test, gaining an understanding of what the judge is looking for

Circles, walk, jog and lope

Lopes, corners keeping balance

Transitions with balance and rhythm

Western Dressage building a partnership….

ADULT CLASS (over 18 years)

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Build horse and rider partnership for all riding disciplines, communication through western dressage exercises, putting all elements together for your partnership.

How rider’s position reflects into the horse, the mirror below you

The western dressage arena, why, what, how it helps the communications between horse and rider

collective marks, what do they mean to my partnership

Western Dressage Elements & Exercises

ADULT CLASS (over 18 years)

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Develop balance and control with exercises precision with transitions……

Circle into a lope transition

Corners building balance, use to transition

Use of the half halt – what is it, how to use it, timing

$30.00- per clinic attendee (youth clinic only)

$60.00- per clinic attendee (adult clinics)

 Free auditing
Each clinic will be limited to 9 riders

Outdoor covered stalls for $10/day. Must clean and provide your own buckets. Water available.

In case of weather cancellations please check your email by 7:00 a.m. that morning. Changes will also be posted on our website home page.
Our cancellation policy can be found under FAQs on our website.
Bring your own water, food, and horse equipment

No dogs allowed inside arena

Jul
15
Sat
Western Dressage on the Plains – WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  Kathleen Donnelly “L”

All Breed; Open: Adult Amateur, Junior classes offered

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Aug
5
Sat
Colorado Horse Park Western Dressage Show I – WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Judge:  Stephanie Soule

USEF Licensed and WDAA Recognized

FLYER

Aug
6
Sun
Colorado Horse Park Western Dressage Show II – WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Aug 6 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Judge:  Stephanie Soule

USEF Licensed and WDAA Recognized

FLYER

Aug
19
Sat
Experiencing Synergy w/ your Horse using Music & Obstacles – 2 day clinic
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – Aug 20 @ 4:30 pm

Experiencing Synergy w/ your Horse using Music & Obstacles

Two Day Progressive Clinic

Saturday August 19, 2017 – Sunday August 20, 2017

Douglas County Fairgrounds

500 Fairgrounds Road

Castle Rock, CO 80104


 

Clinicians:

Frances Carbonnel & Juilie Lorton

 

Riding to Music, learning tempo, forward bend; Obstacles including Garrocha poles, lariat ropes and gates.

Come for a weekend of great learning and fun.

 

Session One – 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Participants must be able to Walk, Trot and Canter in a Group

Music incorporated with movements building understanding of Tempo

Tempo will assist the horse on the trail or in the arena

Lateral Movements – building relaxation throughout the horse

Shoulder In/Haunches In

Moving the hindquarters to build the half pass

Building these movements to start the half pass

Across the diagonal

Group exercises using the obstacles to understand bend, roundness

Can you open gates?

Session Two – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Participants must be able to Walk, Trot and Getting Ready to Canter in a Group

Think you are ready to canter, but unsure? Come and we will give you exercises to get

confidence to canter safely and calmly

Music to build Tempo, ride a trot slow and fast, match the music

Is your lengthening stride just speed? Let’s learn to stretch the stride

Lengthen the stride – feel the stride length in hindquarters and engage

Leg Yield – learning to control the ribcage of the horse, what this does for you

Shoulder In, Haunches In

Use a rope to build a bend…….add confidence to open a gate

Session Three – 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Participants must be able to Walk, Trot in a Group

Building exercises to build suppleness, roundness, and relaxation throughout your partnership

Building confidence between horse and rider for a harmonious partnership that enhances any discipline

Tempo – learning with music to feel Tempo

What does Forward mean

Impulsion vs. Speed

Collective Marks; understanding what these mean with my partnership with my horse

Getting your horse confident with the Garrocha pole, lariat rope, and other obstacles

How to use the Garrocha pole to build bend…

Building confidence with the lariat rope

$140.00- per member for both days

$170.00 – per non-member for both days

Auditors – Free for Members / $15 per day for non-members

Each session will limited to 12 riders

Day stalls available for $15 per day

In case of weather cancellations please check your email by 7:00 a.m. that morning. Changes will also be posted on our website home page.
Our cancellation policy can be found under FAQs on our website.
Bring your own water, food, and horse equipment

No dogs allowed inside arena

Aug
26
Sat
Last Chance Show – WDACO High Point Qualified
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

FLYER:   http://www.cofoothillsdressage.org/upcoming-events.html

Judge:  Julie Haugen ‘r’

ENTRIES

 Use 2017 RMDS entry form link at showsecretary.com online entries page or at RMDS.org; fill in and sign all spaces on front and back. Please print legibly  –. $30 for one class and $55 for two classes
No additional divisions or cross entries. $35 non-refundable Office Fee. No USEF drug fee, non-member fee or bridle tag deposit!
Include proof of negative Coggins, (dated after Jan. 1, 2017). Submit a copy of your
2017 RMDS Horse/Rider/ Owner Card  for scores to qualify for RMDS Championships and year-end awards. To qualify as an Adult Amateur, you must include a copy of your  2017 USEF card.
$25 fee for each  change after closing date.
Post entries accepted with management approval and $25 fee. $50 charged for all returned checks.
 Mail entry to Secretary Julia Peacock at her address above with checks payable to Foothills Chapter. Online entry credit card payments through the system will incur a 3.2% processing fee. Alternately, a check can be mailed to the show secretary, but it must be received prior to the closing date (or late fee will be incurred). Questions, call (405) 606-1481 or email julia@showsecretary.com. Anyone on horseback must wear protective headgear with harness secured.
RIDE TIMES
Tentative times will be available at www.showsecretary.com  the week of the show. Ride times will be finalized at noon the day prior to the show.
REFUNDS
 The office fee is non-refundable. Before closing date, entire entry minus office fee will be refunded. After closing day to day before show, refunds will be only for class fee if ride(s) can be filled. During competition, no refunds of any kind for any reason.
 AWARDS
 Ribbons to sixth place. High point awards for Junior/Young Rider, Open, Western Dressage and Adult Amateur.
WESTERN DRESSAGE ASSOCIATION of COLORADO has qualified both of these shows for their High Point year-end award program.
 STABLING
 Stabling and pens may be available on a first-come basis. Owners must have current health certificate to enter grounds. Contact Table Mountain Ranch, (303) 278-3285 http://tablemountainranch.net/.
REQUIRED HORSE VACCINATIONS
Proof of horse vaccination for equine influenza virus and equine herpes virus within six months of show is required.
 ARENA
 All tests ridden outside in standard 20m x 60m arena with mixed pea gravel and wood chip footing (or equivalent); warm-up in large outdoor sand arena. Indoor arena for lunging. Show will be cancelled and not rescheduled
only  for severe weather, as determined by show TD. 
Sep
3
Sun
GVDS Schooling Show-WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez “S”

Prizelist available at gvds.org under shows tab

Sep
12
Tue
X Halt Salute RMDS Show – WDACO High Point Qualified
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHOW FLYER:

2017 X halt salute

JUDGE: 

Simone Windeler & Katherine Simard

TYPE OF EVENT:

USEF Show

Helmets are required by all riders

 

Sep
30
Sat
Working Equitation Clinic
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – Oct 1 @ 4:30 pm
Working Equitation Clinic: Ease of Handling with Dressage Principles – 2 day clinic
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – Oct 1 @ 4:30 pm

Working Equitation Clinic: 

Ease of Handling with Dressage Principles

Participants will ride for 2 hours both Saturday & Sunday and experience Working Equitation in a positive non-threatening environment.

Saturday September 30, 2017 – Sunday October 1, 2017

Douglas County Fairgrounds

500 Fairgrounds Road

 Castle Rock, CO 80104


Clinicians:

Kitty McLaughlin & Chris Stanko

 

This clinic will be a walk/trot only with riders learning how to successfully navigate 10 different obstacles with their horses.

Session One – 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Saturday & Sunday

For participants that have no previous experience with Working Equitation

Session Two- 11:30 am – 1:30 pm – Saturday & Sunday

For participants with a little experience with Working Equitation

Session Three- 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Saturday & Sunday

For participants who are comfortable with Working Equitation and have a beginning understanding of it

$150.00- per member for both days / 4 hours of instruction

$170.00 – per non-member for both days / 4 hours of instruction

Auditors – Free for Members / $15 per day for non-members

Each session will limited to 10 riders

Day stalls available for $15 per day

In case of weather cancellations please check your email by 7:00 a.m. that morning. Changes will also be posted on our website home page.
Our cancellation policy can be found under FAQs on our website.
Bring your own water, food, and horse equipment

No dogs allowed inside arena

Oct
7
Sat
GVDS Schooling Show-WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  KC Parkins-Kyle “L”

Prizelist available at gvds.org under shows tab

Oct
8
Sun
GVDS Schooling Show-WDACO HIGH POINT QUALIFIED
Oct 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Judge:  KC Parkins-Kyle “L”

Prizelist available at gvds.org under shows tab

Oct
15
Sun
Northern Colorado Dressage Association Dressage Schooling Show
Oct 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

“L” Judge:  Sharron Sarchet