Upcoming Events

Jan 18, 2022

ADS is pleased to announce upcoming events that we hope our members will attend and enjoy!  Please save the dates. March 12 – Annual Year End Awards and Silent Auction April 2-3 – Olivia LaGoy-Weltz Clinic (applications due to January 31) April 10 – Tentative Show Date pending location confirmation May 21 – Cavalletti Clinic (Full) June 5 – Show Date October 1 – Show Date November 13 – Show Date...

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Cancelled – Mary Mahler Clinic...

Jan 18, 2022

The Mary Mahler Clinic on January 22-23, 2022 has been cancelled.  If this clinic is rescheduled, ADS will make the announcement at that...

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Lauren Sprieser Clinic Schedule...

Nov 22, 2021

We are excited to welcome Lauren Sprieser to Arkansas on December 4-5!  Thank you to Patty Hale of Valley View Farm for hosting us and thank you to everyone for supporting this clinic. CLINIC SCHEDULE Auditing is welcomed and encouraged.  Auditing is free for ADS members. For non-ADS members, you can register on the clinic event page...

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ADS Membership News

Nov 16, 2021

It’s time to join or renew your ADS membership for 2022! Our membership period runs from December 1 to November 30 each year.  This year we have added some excited Member Perks and are busy planning educational events for our members!  Join today to make sure you don’t miss...

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Mary Mahler Clinic Schedule

Oct 28, 2021

I hope you are excited about the upcoming Mary Mahler Clinic.  She will be our judge for the show the day before as well.  It is going to be a great time! Attached is the schedule for the clinic.  Please be flexible with your ride time in the event we get behind a little.  Arrive in the arena at your scheduled time with your horse tacked ready to ride. Please be dressed in neat riding attire.  Helmets are required.  Correctly casual attire is recommended. Please click below to view the schedule:...

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Eleanor McClain Wins Area V Beginner Novice Champion...

Oct 28, 2021

Congratulations to ADS member Eleanor McClain who is the Beginner Novice Champion for Area V! Eleanor McClain keeps her new horse, the 15-year-old Warmblood mare Abbigael, at her small barn and is solely responsible for her care, a fact that McClain believes has allowed her to know the gray mare in a much deeper way. “It was a difficult transition at first,” McClain said of her relationship with her new mount. “Month after month I worked, desperately trying to connect with her.” The pair has overcome a huge learning curve as they got to know one another, but despite some bumps in the road, McClain left each show with a positive mentality and asked herself, “What did I learn from that, and how can I fix it?” After all of the triumphs and tribulations,...

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