ADS Silent Auction Donor List

Mar 19, 2018

We hope you are getting excited about the banquet coming up on March 31!  Here is a teaser of the items that will be in our silent auction – our biggest fundraiser of the year!  The money raised from the silent auction go to fund our schooling shows and educational events.  Can’t wait to see you all at the banquet! All Creatures Animal Hospital (Hot Springs) – Gift Basket of Veterinary/Pet Goodies; Gift Certificate for Free Exam, Bath, and Nail Trim American Equus – Quik-X Interchangeable Spurs Bad Habit Stock Ties – White/silver stock tie Belle of Hot Springs Riverboat – Gift certificate for a dinner cruise for 2 people Betty’s StripHair – 2 StripHair Gentle Groomers Bits ‘n Pieces Horsewear – Beaded browband Bridle Bling – Embroidered saddle pad Patty Carlson – Custom...

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Time to Enter the ADS April Show!...

Mar 12, 2018

The 2018 show season is here!    Our first ADS Schooling Show will be held on April 15th at Diamond TR. Our judge will be Susanne Lauda.    The closing date is Friday, April 6th. The entry form and class list are under Horse Show Info. Please send your entries to Melissa...

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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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