Silent Auction Items

Jan 30, 2020

We are busy planning our annual awards banquet and are collecting items for the silent auction!  If you have an item(s) you would like to donate, please contact Jennifer at [email protected]  It can be new or lightly used items and since we are a 501(c)3, all donations are tax deductible!  This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and helps to fund our schooling shows and educational events during the year.  We truly appreciate the support of our members, local businesses, and international brands.  We couldn’t do it without...

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Judging Western Dressage at Schooling Shows – What USDF L-Graduates need to know...

Jan 28, 2020

Judging Western Dressage at Schooling Shows – What USDF L-Graduates need to know As an L-Graduate, you’ve just agreed to judge a schooling show several months away, and as you look at the entry form, you realize that you are also going to be judging Western dressage.  Although as an L-Graduate you have attended and passed the excellent L-Program sessions and the required annual continuing education, you have no experience with judging Western dressage.  Wanting to give the Western Dressage competitors comments which are appropriate to their discipline, you seek out additional information about Western dressage.  As you begin researching and reading, you realize that contrary to what you perhaps initially believed, Western dressage is not just English dressage ridden in Western tack.  Although Western dressage as a discipline may be fairly new, there...

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Time to Submit Year End Awards Form...

Jan 10, 2020

It is time to submit your Year End Awards form for our annual awards banquet!  A form needs to be submitted for any award – division award or medals!  You can mail it in or send via email to [email protected]  The awards banquet is on March 7. Deadline to submit your form is January 31! ADS Awards Submission Form...

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ADS Shows Update

Aug 16, 2019

Mark your calendars for our upcoming ADS schooling shows on September 15 and October 20! Both shows will be held at Maumelle Equestrian Center, and our judges will be Barbara Lewis and Laurie Hedlund, respectively. We are adding a little bit of extra fun to these last two shows of the season!  The September show will have a fall festival theme and the October show will be costume optional!  More details to...

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May Show Cancelled

May 16, 2019

Because rain is expected this weekend and we have relatively few entries, the board has decided to cancel this weekend’s show – we are working to reschedule for early August. We’ll keep you posted! **Our next show will be June 30th at Diamond...

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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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