Rider List for April 28 Show

Apr 23, 2019

Please click below to view the rider list for the April 28, 2019 show at Maumelle Equestrian Center.  If you have any questions, please contact our show secretary Melissa McGibbony. APRIL 2019 Maumelle Equestrian show Rider...

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2018 ADS Year End Awards Results...

Mar 20, 2019

Congratulations to all of our award winners and riders!  We had a great time at this year’s annual banquet and celebrated many of our members.  Thank you to everyone who participated and volunteered throughout the year.  ADS appreciates your continued to support.  You can view the award results below.  Here’s to an amazing 2019 show season!...

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Show Results for the March 17 Show...

Mar 20, 2019

Please click the thumbnail below to view the show results from the March 17, 2019 show at Garland County Fairgrounds. Congrats to our show high point winners! Junior – Emily Hale riding Rumba with a 73.621% at USEF Training Level Test 2 Amateur – TL Jumper riding KA Saffron with a 70.313% at USDF Intro Level Test B Open – Alex du Celliee Muller riding Iguana RC with a 69.375% at USDF Intro Level Test...

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Ride Times for March 17 Show

Mar 14, 2019

The show schedule is below! Please note: Bring your own lunch for the show – we will not have a food vendor on site The facility management asked us to NOT use stall shavings Remember that no dogs are allowed at ADS shows (insurance policy) And as usual, we still need volunteers 🙂   Thanks in advance for your cooperation as we test out this new show...

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Rider List for March 17 Show

Mar 12, 2019

Please click below for the rider list for the upcoming show on Sunday at Garland County. 3.17.19 Garland Co show rider...

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Annual ADS Awards Banquet & Silent Auction...

Feb 11, 2019

The annual ADS Year-End Awards Banquet is coming up! It will be held on Saturday, March 2, at 6:30pm at the Wildwood Park for the Arts. Banquet tickets can be purchased via the mail-in form below or by PayPal through www.arkansasdressage.org. They are $35 each if purchased by Feb. 28.  Tickets are $40 if purchased at the door. Dinner will be catered, and there will be a beer and wine cash bar. And don’t forget about the silent auction (my favorite part)! If you have items to donate, please contact Jennifer at [email protected] Last, but not least, don’t forget to renew your ADS membership for 2019!  You must be a current member to vote in the business meeting at the banquet. Please visit the website for all the info! We look forward to seeing you there...

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Cindy Martin Animal Behavior Clinic Rescheduled for March 9...

Feb 11, 2019

The Understanding Animal Behavior Clinic with Cindy Martin has been rescheduled for March 9, 2019 at G&H Equestrian from 9am-3pm.  This event is FREE for all ADS members.  Refreshments and light snacks will be provided but please bring your own lunch.  Please register below or download the registration form to mail in. Download: Flyer Registration Form Name*FirstLast Email* Phone* Are you an ADS member?*YesNo Are you an ADS Junior member?*YesNo How did you hear about this event?*...

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2019 ADS Show Schedule

Dec 27, 2018

ADS Schooling Show Schedule 2019 March 17 – Garland County Fairgrounds  Judge: TBD April 28 – Saline County Fairgrounds  Judge: TBD May 19 – Diamond TR  Judge: TBD June 30 – Diamond TR  Judge: TBD July and August – Rain Dates as needed September 15 – G&H Equestrian  Judge: TBD October 20 – G&H Equestrian Judge: TBD November – Rain Date as...

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Show Results for ADS December 2 Show...

Dec 3, 2018

Please click below to view the show results for the December 2, 2018 show at G&H...

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Volunteer Hour Listing

Dec 2, 2018

You can check your volunteer hour standing by clicking below on 2018 Volunteers.  You must have a minimum of 4 volunteer hours to be eligible for ANY and ALL year end awards.  If you fail to meet the 4 hour requirement, you will not be eligible for year end awards.  Our schooling show season has wrapped for 2018, but there are still opportunities in January 2019 where we will need volunteers.  There is a post of volunteer opportunities available at the upcoming seminars.  We could not do these events or shows without volunteers – thank you so much for giving of your time!  ADS needs you! 2018 Volunteers...

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Understanding Animal Behavior Seminar with Cindy Martin...

Dec 1, 2018

ADS is happy to present Understanding Animal Behavior Seminar with Cindy Martin.  This is a full-day seminar with instructor-led discussion, videos and info-graphics.  ADS is offering this seminar free to junior members and $50.00 for adult members.  The seminar will be held on January 12, 2019 at G&H Equestrian.  The registration form is below. In this seminar, presentations will focus on: • The three levels of analyzing animal behavior: medical, ethological and behavioral. • Understanding the Science behind training, behavior change and how animals learn: Operant and Respondent Learning, including Positive and Negative how to use each in a balanced manner to achieve desired results in training, husbandry and healthcare. • How animals learn, and how you can adapt their behavior to optimize the well-being of the animal. • How to set up optimal...

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Year End Volunteer Opportunities...

Nov 30, 2018

As we approach the last schooling show of the season, ADS has additional upcoming events that we will need volunteers for that will count toward the requirement for year end awards. Please view the list and contact Kerry or Jennifer to let them know. 1/12/19 Understanding Animal Behavior Seminar Setup – Katherine Beach Lunch Order * Lunch Pickup/Setup* – Katherine Beach Snacks* Cleanup – Katherine Beach   1/26/19 Musical Freestyle Seminar Setup Check-in Lunch Order* Lunch Pickup/Setup* Snacks* Cleanup   1/27/19 Ride-A-Test Clinic: Check-in Help with Lunch* Snacks* Transport Joan Darnell to Hotel Cleanup   *ADS will provide...

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Ride Times and Volunteer Schedule for the ADS December 2 Show...

Nov 30, 2018

Please click the thumbnail below to view the ride times for the show on December 2 at G&H Equestrian and the volunteer schedule.  Remember, we are having a costume contest and a chili and cheese dip cook off!  Lots of prizes to be won! ADS December 2 Show Volunteer...

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Rider List for December 1 Show

Nov 27, 2018

Please click below to view the rider list for the December 1 show. 12.02.18 RIDER...

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CANCELLED Ride Times for the ADS November 5 Show...

Nov 2, 2018

This show has been cancelled due to incoming rain.  We will be discussing year end award eligibility at the next board meeting due to the cancellations this year. Please click the thumbnail below to view the ride times for the show at G&H Equestrian Center on November 5.  Also, below is the volunteer schedule. ADS November 4 Show Volunteer...

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Register for the Ride-A-Test Clinic with Joan Darnell...

Oct 31, 2018

ADS is very excited to offer this Ride-A-Test Clinic with Joan Darnell! This clinic will give riders an opportunity to practice the test(s) of their choice from Intro through Grand Prix, including US Eventing tests. Riders warm up as they would at a show, ride the test for Joan, and then have a mini-lesson to improve elements from the test before riding it again. Both attempts are scored and riders will receive both test sheets after their ride. This clinic is currently open to adult amateur and open riders only.  Presented on January 27,2019. Must be a current USDF Member to attend as a rider. Ride-A-Test Clinic: $90.00 per ride Auditors for the Ride-A-Test Clinic: Free ADS membership is $48.00 for an individual. Family plans are available. USDF membership includes Group, Participating, and Education...

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Register for the Musical Freestyle Seminar with Joan Darnell...

Oct 31, 2018

ADS is very excited to offer this Musical Freestyle Seminar with Joan Darnell – USDF Continuing Education in Judging Musical Freestyles! Joan will present information surrounding musical freestyles in a classroom setting. This seminar’s curriculum and format is provided by USDF. Topics include music, choreography and judging. It provides a detailed judging criteria and is methodically helpful for judges, riders, and trainers to know how final scores are obtained. Joan Darnell is an excellent speaker and presents the material from a judge’s point of view.  This program counts for USDF L Graduate continuing education. USEF Licensed Dressage Judges who attend this program will be eligible for the USEF Freestyle designation. Presented on January 26, 2019. Must be a current USDF Member to attend as an auditor. Auditors for the Freestyle Seminar: $50.00 per person...

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Musical Freestyle Seminar and Ride-A-Test Clinic with Joan Darnell...

Oct 31, 2018

ADS is beyond excited to announce we are hosting a Musical Freestyle Seminar and Ride-A-Test Clinic with Joan Darnell!  It will be held on January 26-27, 2019.  The Musical Freestyle Seminar will be at The Bookstore at Library Square and the Ride-A-Test Clinic will be at Diamond TR.  You must be a USDF member to attend this event (this includes being an ADS member – so join today)!  Please view the flyer below for more details regarding this event. Special thanks to the below grants for helping ADS to bring these events: *Grants for this USDF Program are funded by The Dressage Foundation’s Edgar Hotz Judges’ Fund. *Grants for the Ride-A-Test Clinic are funded by the USDF National Education Initiative. Download the flyer here: JoanDarnellClinic2019ADS Download the Musical Freestyle Seminar Registration form here:  JoanDarnell_Freestyle_Seminar_Registration...

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