Lauren Sprieser Clinic in September 2022...

Sep 13, 2022

This clinic is FULL. CLINIC SCHEDULE Location: Timberlake Stables, 100 Timberlake Drive, Royal, AR ADS is excited to announce the Lauren Sprieser Clinic! September 10-11, 2022 Lauren is a USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalist, and a High Performance Grand Prix rider and trainer. A veteran of the High Performance Youth Programs, she has consistently produced horses from green to FEI, including five to Grand Prix. Her students compete with success from the grassroots to the international levels in several disciplines, on a wide range of horse types. Her students have contested in the USDF National Championships, the NAYC and the Kentucky 5*. Lauren is a high-energy and experienced teacher whose wit and charm have graced The Chronicle of the Horse, Dressage Today, Practical Horseman and Horse Illustrated. She is currently developing a pipeline...

read more

Cavalletti Clinic

May 25, 2022

THIS CLINIC IS NOW FULL! Please join our waiting list if you are interested in a lesson if one becomes available. Clinic Schedule Sign up for Waiting List Arkansas Dressage Society is excited to welcome Lauren Fisher Matty! Lauren Fisher is a USDF Bronze and Silver medalist who specializes in developing young horses to the FEI levels. Lauren has years of experience teaching riders of all disciplines and levels of experience- her goal is to make dressage accessible, digestible, and fun. Lauren enjoys utilizing cavalletti as an alternative way to engage and supple horses, and these lessons have been a huge hit with her students! Improve your horse’s balance, dexterity, and topline! Absolutely no jumping experience!. Let Lauren build you and your horse’s confidence as you work over poles. When: May 21, 2022 Where:...

read more

Recap of the Lendon Gray Webinar: “Preparing to Show”...

Apr 20, 2022

Big thank you to Lendon Gray for spending some time with ADS and giving us tips on showing.  She was absolutely wonderful, humorous, and gave some wonderful insight.  Also, thank you to Hayley Baker for setting this up for us! Lendon provided some great tips on the show process, from preparing prior to the show through warmup for your test. Tips before the Show: Make sure all of your memberships are up to date and current. Safe Sport Training is completed. If you plan to participate in Young Riders, submit your declaration of intent. Familiarize yourself with any rule changes. Check show clothing and tack to ensure fit is good and appropriate. Make sure what you are feeding and putting on your horse is legal. Recommend to not shoe right before the show. Make...

read more

Olivia LaGoy-Weltz Clinic

Apr 1, 2022

THIS CLINIC IS FULL! The riders have been selected.  Thank you to everyone who submitted an application! Sign up for the WAITING LIST. Sign up as an Auditor. Free for current ADS members.  $20 for non-members. ADS is excited to welcome Olivia LaGoy-Weltz! This clinic has been a year in the making, and we are happy to announce the Olivia LaGoy-Weltz clinic!  Olivia began riding when she was just five years old, moving her way up through the levels riding and working for several top barns in the Netherlands and Germany. She now splits her time between the Washington DC area and Wellington. At the USEF Dressage Festival of Champions in 2011, LaGoy-Weltz was the USEF Young Adult Brentina Cup Reserve Champion with Rifallino. Since 2012, she has competed her Danish Warmblood gelding, Rassing’s...

read more

Mary Mahler Clinic

Nov 1, 2021

THIS CLINIC IS NOW FULL! Please sign up for the Wait List below. Auditors are welcome to attend. ADS is excited to welcome Mary Mahler! Mary will be our judge for the November 13 show and will be hosting a clinic the following day.  There are only 6 private sessions available so reserve your spot soon!  A big thank you to Carole Smith for organizing this clinic. Mary is a USDF Certified Instructor Training-4th Level, USDF L grad with distinction, USEF R candidate, and a WDA official. She has over 25 years of professional experience working with horses and riders of all breeds and disciplines. She rode saddle seat in her early youth and then went on to compete in hunter/jumper and eventing divisions. In her early 20s, she discovered her passion for dressage...

read more

Horse By Horse Bit Clinic With Stephanie Brown-Beamer Review...

Oct 1, 2021

ADS was thrilled to host a Horse By Horse Bit and Bridle Fitting Clinic with Stephanie Brown-Beamer over the weekend of September 25-26.  It was held at the beautiful Valley View Farm, and big thank you to Patty Hale and barn family for your hospitality.  This could not have been possible without our many volunteers that donated time, food, items, and much more to make this clinic happen.  Thank you to our participants who were as excited about this clinic as I was.  Special thank you to USDF for graciously funding a GMO Education Initiative grant to help support this event. The bit clinic was amazing! It was such a wonderful educational experience as Stephanie thoughtfully and thoroughly explained the different aspects of the horse’s mouth, each bit, bridle fit, and how it all...

read more