Third Level Demo Rider Needed!

Nov 7, 2017

ADS needs a 3rd level demo rider/horse with flying changes for the Melonie Kessler Symposium, Dec. 2-3. Demo riders attend the Symposium at no cost! Please let us know if you can help! Contact Patty Hale at (501)-733-5947 or Kerry at...

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Show Results for November 2017 at G&H Equestrian...

Nov 6, 2017

Please click below to view the show results for the November 5, 2017 show held at G&H Equestrian with judge Lyn Francik. Congrats to our show High Point winners! Ashley White – River – 72.000% for Adult Amateur Katherine Beach – Orleans CF – 72.500% for Junior Alex du Celliee Muller – Imperial WRF – 72.273% for...

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Introductory Clicker Training Clinic...

Nov 3, 2017

Have you ever hear or wondered about clicker training for horses? ADS members Sandra Thompson and Eileen Krause have organized an introductory clicker training clinic that is open to everyone.  The clinic will be taught by Cindy Martin and will be held in Sherwood, AR on November 18-19. 2017.  The cost is $50.00 per day without a horse and $125.00 per day if you bring your horse. Please click the links below for more information and for the entry form.  You can also contact Sandra at 512-466-4457 or Eileen Krause at 501-606-0993. Clicker Training Entry Form November 2017 Clicker Training Info Sheet November...

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Ride Times for the G&H Equestrian Show...

Nov 3, 2017

Please click on the thumbnail below to view the ride times for the ADS show on Sunday, Nov. 5, at G&H Equestrian Center. Volunteer Schedule for Nov 5...

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From Schooling Shows to Recognized Shows by Alex du Celliee Muller...

Oct 24, 2017

How to Break Out of the Schooling Show Cycle and Get to Your First Recognized Show by Alex du Celliee Muller Say you’ve been riding dressage for a few years, and you’ve been showing at local shows with moderate success. Are you ready for a recognized show? Here’s what you need to know. A recognized show is a show that is governed by both USDF (United States Dressage Federation) and USEF (United States Equestrian Federation now US Equestrian). Unfortunately, there is no easy formula for getting out of your comfort zone and showing in your first recognized show (the USDF training pyramid is always a good reference – see below).  I can, however, share my own personal ideas.  Before you plunge right in and take yourself to a USDF/USEF recognized show, find yourself a...

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