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CDA Events

A calendar of upcoming CDA events. 

May
4
Sat
Sperry View Farm-SS-May 4
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sperry View Farm-SS-May 4 @ Sperry View Farm | Bethany | Connecticut | United States

Connecticut Dressage Association Schooling Show
Opening Date: April 2, 2019
   —  Closing Date: April 27, 2019

Judges: Tara Manion (L)

Secretary: Hanna Calcagni
131 Paul Ney Road
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 415-1522

hanna@calcagni.com

Class List:
Classes may be split or combined as entries warrant.   

  1. 2018 USEF Eventing Dressage Tests, Test of Choice
  2. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test A
  3. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test B
  4. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test C
  5. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 1
  6. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 2
  7. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 3
  8. 2019 USEF First Level Test 1
  9. 2019 USEF First Level Test 2
  10. 2019 USEF First Level Test 3
  11. 2019 USEF Second Level and above Test of Choice
  12. 2015 USEF Rider Tests Training-Second Level

Fees: CDA members $25 per Class
Non-members $30 per test
Number deposit: $1

Make checks payable to CDA
No refunds after closing date. Non-negotiable checks will be charged $25

Download Prize List  —  Download Schooling Show Entry Form

Jun
30
Sun
Grand View Stable-SS-June 30
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Grand View Stable-SS-June 30 @ Grand View Stables | Columbia | Connecticut | United States

Connecticut Dressage Association Schooling Show
Opening Date: June 1, 2019
   —  Closing Date: June 24, 2019

Judges: TBD

Secretary: Rochelle McPherson
Grand View Stable
86 Hennequin Road, Columbia, CT 06238.
860-933-1939

rochelle.mcpherson@yahoo.com

Class List:

  1. USDF 2019 Introductory Tests A-B-C
  2. USEF 2015 Training – Second Rider Test
  3. USEF 2019 Training 1-3
  4. USEF 2019 First 1-3
  5. USEF 2019 Second and above-State test to be ridden.

Fees: CDA members $30 per Class
Non-members $35 per test
Number deposit: $1

Make checks payable to CDA
No refunds after closing date. Non-negotiable checks will be charged $25

Download Prize List  —  Download Schooling Show Entry Form

Jul
7
Sun
Carbery Fields Farm-SS-July 7
Jul 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Connecticut Dressage Association Schooling Show
Opening Date: June 1, 2019
   —  Closing Date: June 24, 2019

Judges: TBD

Secretary: Liz Caron
859 Beaumont Hwy.
Lebanon, CT 06249
860-208-6151

lizcaron@carberyfields.com

Class List:

Classes may be split or combined as entries warrant.
1. 2018 USEF Eventing Dressage Tests, Test of Choice
2. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test A
3. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test B
4. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test C
5. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 1
6. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 2
7. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 3
8. 2019 USEF First Level Test 1
9. 2019 USEF First Level Test 2
10. 2019 USEF First Level Test 3
11. 2019 USEF Second Level and above Test of Choice
12. 2015 USEF Rider Tests Training-Second Level

Download Prize List  —  Download Schooling Show Entry Form

Aug
11
Sun
Weatogue Stables – SS – August 11
Aug 11 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Weatogue Stables - SS - August 11 @ Weatogue Stables, LLC | Salisbury | Connecticut | United States

Connecticut Dressage Association Schooling Show

Closing Date: August 6

Judges: Doris Carlson and TBA

Secretary:
Bobbi Carleton
33 Weatogue Road
Salisbury, CT 06068

860-824-7908

Class List:

  • USDF 2019 Introductory A, B, and C
  • USEF 2019 Training Level, Tests 1 – 3
  • USEF 2019 First Level, Tests 1 – 3
  • USEF 2019 Second Level and above, state test of choice
  • USEF 2015 Rider’s Test- state level/test of choice
  • USEF 2018 Event test- state test of Choice
  • ***USDF Freestyle- level of choice***
  • ***Leadline***

Download Prize List    —–   Download Schooling Show Entry Form

Sep
1
Sun
Abacus-R Folly Farm-SS-September 1
Sep 1 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Abacus-R Folly Farm-SS-September 1 @ R Folly Farm | Morris | Connecticut | United States

Connecticut Dressage Association Schooling Show

Closing Date: August 26, 2019

Judge: Jane Rodd – (L)

Secretary: Nancy Blanchard – Abacus Events
(Mail entries to:)
PO. Box 9
Thomaston CT, 06787

Class List:

  • USDF Introductory A, B, and C
  • USEF Rider Tests – Training through Second Level
  • USEF Training and above
  • Dressage Seat Equitation
  • USEF 2015 Rider’s Test- state level/test of choice
  • Leadline

Download Prize List   —–  Download Schooling Show Entry Form

Sep
8
Sun
Sperry View Farm-SS-September 8
Sep 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sperry View Farm-SS-September 8 @ Sperry View Farm | Bethany | Connecticut | United States

Connecticut Dressage Association Schooling Show
Opening Date:  August 6, 2019
  —  Closing Date: September 1, 2019

Judges: Roberta Carleton (L) 

Secretary: Hanna Calcagni
131 Paul Ney Road
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 415-1522

hanna@calcagni.com

Class List:
Classes may be split or combined as entries warrant.   

  1. 2018 USEF Eventing Dressage Tests, Test of Choice
  2. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test A
  3. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test B
  4. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test C
  5. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 1
  6. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 2
  7. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 3
  8. 2019 USEF First Level Test 1
  9. 2019 USEF First Level Test 2
  10. 2019 USEF First Level Test 3
  11. 2019 USEF Second Level and above Test of Choice
  12. 2015 USEF Rider Tests Training-Second Level

Fees: CDA members $25 per Class
Non-members $30 per test
Number deposit: $1

Make checks payable to CDA
No refunds after closing date. Non-negotiable checks will be charged $25

Download Prize List  —  Download Schooling Show Entry Form

Sep
29
Sun
Grand View Stable-SS-September 29
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Grand View Stable-SS-September 29 @ Grand View Stables | Columbia | Connecticut | United States

Connecticut Dressage Association Schooling Show
Opening Date: September 1, 2019
   —  Closing Date: September 23, 2019

Judges: TBD

Secretary: Rochelle McPherson
Grand View Stable
86 Hennequin Road, Columbia, CT 06238.
860-933-1939

rochelle.mcpherson@yahoo.com

Class List:

  1. USDF 2019 Introductory Tests A-B-C
  2. USEF 2015 Training – Second Rider Test
  3. USEF 2019 Training 1-3
  4. USEF 2019 First 1-3
  5. USEF 2019 Second and above-State test to be ridden.

Fees: CDA members $30 per Class
Non-members $35 per test
Number deposit: $1

Make checks payable to CDA
No refunds after closing date. Non-negotiable checks will be charged $25

Download Prize List  —  Download Schooling Show Entry Form

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Join CDA

Information on membership list, benefits, and forms.

Download this CDA Membership Form Benefits:

  • Printed Omnibus,
  • Bi-monthly newsletter,
  • USDF magazine,
  • Discounts

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Competitions 

Information on shows, links, and forms.

Updates, Results, and Forms for Schooling and Recognized Shows

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Centerline

Centerline is the official newsletter of CDA.

Newsletter Send information to: Pam Wilhelm centerline@ctdressage.com

CDA News

Do you have a great shot from your 2018 dressage season? The printed omnibus is in need of new, fresh high quality images. Send in your favorite images to gillianmivory@gmail.com. Remember, if the shots were taken by a professional photographer, please include credits.

Mar
30
Sat
Clinic with Margaret Freeman @ Sperry View Farm March 30
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Clinic with Margaret Freeman @ Sperry View Farm March 30 @ Sperry View Farm | Bethany | Connecticut | United States

Ride with Margaret Freeman at Sperry View Farm March 30th

The cost per ride is $100. If interested contact Liz Doering ASAP. Get ready for the show season, this is a great opportunity to ask questions about the new tests, ride new movements, work on yourself and your horse.

Cancelled — CDA SPRING SYMPOSIUM
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cancelled -- CDA SPRING SYMPOSIUM @ Carbery Fields Farm | Lebanon | Connecticut | United States

—-CANCELLED due to lack of interest —-
CDA SPRING SYMPOSIUM
March 30, 2019

We are pleased to announce a special Spring Symposium featuring Margaret Freeman. With the help of a select group of demo riders Margaret will walk us through the new 2019 USEF Dressage Tests (Training through 4th level) and provide insight on technique and approach from a judge’s perspective.

This event will be held on March 30, 2019, from 9-4 at Carbery Fields Farm, 859 Beaumont Highway, Lebanon, CT. Lunch included with advance registration.

To reserve your spot please mail payment and name(s) of attendee(s) to Hanna Calcagni, 131 Paul Ney Rd., Cheshire CT 06410. Advance registration closes 3/15/2019.

Fees with reservation:
CDA Members $35
Non-Members $50
Fee at door (no lunch): $45

About Margaret: Margaret Freeman, of Tryon NC, is a USEF senior dressage judge and an FEI-level competitor with her Friesian-cross mare. She’s a freelance writer/editor for horse magazines and covered the equestrian events at seven Olympics for the Associated Press. She is the Executive Board Secretary of the USDF and is active with youth dressage activities, including Dressage4Kids

Demo Rider Application

March 30th @ Carbery Fields Farm, Lebanon CT

CDA is looking for horse/rider combinations to demonstrate movements from the new 2019 USEF dressage tests Training through 4th level during a symposium-style educational event with USEF Senior Dressage Judge Margaret Freeman, CT.  Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee.

 

Selection Criteria:

You and your horse have competed at the level you are applying for

Preference is given to CDA members

Youtube link to a video of you and the horse you’re applying with. Full test is preferred but not required.

Riders should feel comfortable riding in front of auditors

Download application


Apr
13
Sat
Ride Review Ride April 13-14
Apr 13 @ 8:00 am – Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm
Ride Review Ride April 13-14 @ Sperry View Farm | Bethany | Connecticut | United States

Judge: Bobbi Carleton

Closing Date April 1, 2019
Download Entry Form

Mail entries to: Liz Doering
184 Sperry Road,
Bethany, CT 06524

The format will be 30 min sessions with the judge. The rider will ride the test of their choice, then the judge will review with the rider, make suggestions on how to improve the test and the rider will then be able to ride the test a second time.

$75 for CDA youth members (u/21), $80 per session for CDA adult members. $95 per session for non-­CDA members. Please include a negative coggins within 12 months of clinic date.

Complete the form and mail to Liz or email it to ewdoering@yahoo.com

Make checks payable to CDA.

Sep
2
Sun
R Folly Farm – SS – Sept.2
Sep 2 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
R Folly Farm - SS - Sept.2 @ R Folly Farm | Morris | Connecticut | United States

CDA Schooling Show

Closing Date: August 26, 2018

Judges: Roberta Carleton – (L)

Secretary: Nancy Blanchard – Abacus Events (Mail entries to) P. O. Box 9 Thomaston CT, 06787

Class List:

  • USDF 2015 Introductory Tests A-B-C.
  • USEF 2015 Rider Tests – Training through Second Level
  • USEF 2015 Training and above.
  • Dressage Seat Equitation

 

Download Prize List

Sep
8
Sat
Treasure Hill Farm – SS- Sept. 8
Sep 8 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Treasure Hill Farm - SS- Sept. 8 @ Treasure Hill farm Equestrian Center | Salem | Connecticut | United States

Eligible Show
Treasure Hill Farm Schooling Show

Opening Date: August 8 — Closing Date: September 1

Judge: Karen Roberts, USDF “L” Graduate with Distinction

Manager: Leanne Schroeder
Leanne@TreasureHillFarm.com
860-884-6519

Class List:

  1. USDF Introductory Test A
  2. USDF Introductory Test B
  3. USDF Introductory Test C
  4. USEF Training Level 1
  5. USEF Training Level 2
  6. USEF Training Level 3
  7. USEF First Level 1
  8. USEF First Level 2
  9. USEF Second Level and Above (specify test on entry form)
  10. USDF Musical Freestyle (specify level on entry form)

Download Prize List/Entry Form

Sep
9
Sun
Sperry View Farm – SS -Sept. 9
Sep 9 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sperry View Farm - SS -Sept. 9 @ Sperry View Farm | Bethany | Connecticut | United States

CDA Schooling Show

Opening Date: August 6, 2018 — Closing Date: September 1, 2018

Due to an unexpected conflict for Bobbi Carleton, Jane Rodd will be judging our CDA schooling show at Sperry View Farm on 9/9/2018. Jane is a USDF certified instructor through 4th level and a graduate of the “L” judging program. We look forward to welcoming her to Sperry View Farm!

Secretary:
Hanna Calcagni
131 Paul Ney Road
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 415-1522
hanna@calcagni.com

Class List: Classes may be split or combined as entries warrant.
1. 2018 USEF Eventing Dressage Tests, Test of Choice
2. 2015 USDF Introductory Level Test A
3. 2015 USDF Introductory Level Test B
4. 2015 USDF Introductory Level Test C
5. 2015 USEF Training Level Test 1
6. 2015 USEF Training Level Test 2
7. 2015 USEF Training Level Test 3
8. 2015 USEF First Level Test 1
9. 2015 USEF First Level Test 2
10. 2015 USEF First Level Test 3
11. 2015 USEF Second Level and above Test of Choice
12. 2013 USEF Rider Tests Training-Second Level

Download Complete Prize List

Results

May
4
Sat
Sperry View Farm-SS-May 4
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sperry View Farm-SS-May 4 @ Sperry View Farm | Bethany | Connecticut | United States

Connecticut Dressage Association Schooling Show
Opening Date: April 2, 2019
   —  Closing Date: April 27, 2019

Judges: Tara Manion (L)

Secretary: Hanna Calcagni
131 Paul Ney Road
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 415-1522

hanna@calcagni.com

Class List:
Classes may be split or combined as entries warrant.   

  1. 2018 USEF Eventing Dressage Tests, Test of Choice
  2. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test A
  3. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test B
  4. 2019 USDF Introductory Level Test C
  5. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 1
  6. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 2
  7. 2019 USEF Training Level Test 3
  8. 2019 USEF First Level Test 1
  9. 2019 USEF First Level Test 2
  10. 2019 USEF First Level Test 3
  11. 2019 USEF Second Level and above Test of Choice
  12. 2015 USEF Rider Tests Training-Second Level

Fees: CDA members $25 per Class
Non-members $30 per test
Number deposit: $1

Make checks payable to CDA
No refunds after closing date. Non-negotiable checks will be charged $25

Download Prize List  —  Download Schooling Show Entry Form