Competitions

CDA Schooling Shows

These shows are organized and put on by the Connecticut Dressage Association. They are eligible for year-end awards

Non-CDA Sponsored Schooling Shows

Sponsors who help our organization continue in educating and offering opportunities to compete in schooling shows. Organize and host these shows through their barns. Some will be eligible for year-end awards.

Schooling Show Entry Form

Recognized shows are offered through CDA and other farms throughout Connecticut. Download Entry Form

Grand View Stables

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Schooling Show

  • An unrecognized show or schooling show is a learning environment
  • Start a green horse or rider
  • Build confidence and experience
  • Laid back environment, less stress
  • Rules may be more lenient
At the end of the test

Recognized Shows

  • A test of skill and source of inspiration
  • Exposure to higher quality riders
  • More competition in your class
  • Multiple days of competition