Available ADS Board of Directors Positions...

Feb 14, 2018

ADS has a few board positions coming open for election and/or re-election.  If interested, please read the board position duties document and contact a current board member.  You must notify the board of your interest by March 7. Positions: President, Secretary, Webmaster, 2 Member-at-Large positions Board Position Duties Current Board...

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2018 ADS Schooling Show Schedule...

Feb 9, 2018

Mark your calendars! Here’s our 2018 ADS Schooling Show schedule…   April 15 – Diamond TR – Judge: Susanne Lauda June 2- 3 – Ride-a-Test Clinic – more info to come! July 29 – Diamond TR – Judge: Barbara Lewis August – Rain date September 16 – G&H Equestrian – Judge: Amanda Bailey October 14 – Lucky Acres – Judge: Sherry Guess November 4 – G&H Equestrian – Judge: Gabrielle...

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USEF “S” Dressage Judge Comes to Central Arkansas by Eileen Krause...

Feb 5, 2018

*Special thank you to ADS member Eileen Krause for sharing this wonderful article on our dressage symposium with Melonie Kessler (in December 2017).  Be sure to check out her article in Horseman’s Roundup magazine. USEF “S” Dressage Judge Comes to Central Arkansas By Eileen Krause Melonie Kessler, an FEI trainer and “S” judge (the highest designation for judges in the US Equestrian Federation) conducted a very successful symposium for Arkansas Dressage Society — “On the Levels: What You Need Now and What You Need to Move Up.” The symposium took place December 2-3, 2017, at Fletcher Farms in Cabot. Kessler began her education under cavalryman Frank Danver, who taught her both to stay soft in the horse’s mouth and to be considerate of the horse. Ms. Kessler continued her education in Training and Stable...

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Save the Date!

Jan 24, 2018

It’s almost time for the Annual ADS Awards Banquet and General Membership Meeting!   When: Saturday, March 31, 6:30 pm Where: Embassy Suites, Little Rock   Registration forms will be available soon!    Plan to join us and celebrate the 2017 show year with dinner, drinks, a silent auction, and...

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Schedule of Events for the ADS Symposium with Melonie Kessler...

Nov 27, 2017

Arkansas Dressage Society is very excited to present On The Levels: What You Need and What You Need to Move Up Dressage Symposium with Melonie Kessler this weekend on December 2-3, 2017.  The event with begin at 9:00am both days with a check-in time for members/guests and volunteers starting at 8:30am – you MUST check in so please arrive early.  We need everyone checked in and seated by 9:00am.  We will have a hibachi food truck on location for lunch.  You are welcome to bring snacks if you would like. We still need volunteers!  If you would be willing to volunteer during the event, please contact Sandra Thompson at 512-466-4457.  This is a great way to fulfill your volunteer requirement for year end awards! Please find the complete schedule of events below (it is...

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Time to Submit Year End Awards Form...

Nov 7, 2017

The 2017 ADS schooling show season has officially ended and now it’s time to submit your Year End Awards Submission Form!  Please click below for a printable version and mail it in.  The deadline to submit for awards is December 15, 2017.  You can also review the qualifications for year end awards below. Year End Awards Criteria     Year Ends Awards Submission Form Need to review your scores?  You can check past scores here. We also wanted to thank everyone who is a member, participated, volunteered, and supported ADS!  We could not do it without you!  Looking forward to an exciting 2018...

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