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June, 2014

Now for Part Two of my Charlotte Dujardin Symposium notes…. By Kim Pribble Happy and Rewards It is very important to have fun! Both the rider and the horse! Don’t just go on and on with the same exercise, day in and day out! DO SOMETHING ELSE! Change it up; preserve him physically and mentally and provide him a happy home life. Variety is important in the work. It is VERY important to reward them when they do something right and not just go on and on and on until they are too tired and unhappy then they get sour. Their reward is the horse gets a long rein and gets to stretch his neck out. She finishes each ride with the horse in rising trot with the horse stretching. The horses are Gymnasts and it is our job to keep them loose and supple. Judy added that it is good to do the harder work earlier on in the session while they are fresh and it isn’t “punishing.” And do lots of stretching in between the work. At shows, Charlotte added that after they do their test, she takes them back into the warm up area to do a cool down of stretching and relaxation work, walk, etc., so they finish on a good note. Then the next time they will come out more relaxed.

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(Kim’s note: The one thing I was most impressed with Charlotte’s training methods, from my point of view, and what to me seemed to be to be the underlying tone or principle of the way they (Carl, Charlotte and Judy) worked and trained their horses was always in a way to take the mental stress out of the work. Not that they didn’t work hard, but all the work was geared towards keeping the horses relaxed mentally…happy athletes!) Spooky or Looky horses Try not to make an issue of it, (whatever is concerning them) try to ignore it. DO NOT GET AFTER THEM ABOUT IT! It will become an issue then if you do. Leg Yield them “into” it. Don’t let them fixate on it. Ride a line that is “acceptable” to the horse and don’t try to ride them right at it; turn them sooner and allow the horse to become acquainted with whatever it is. Overtime, they will trust you. Continued on Page 7

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How Can you Contribute to the Centerline? There are many ways you can contribute to making The Centerline a more useful and informative newsletter for the membership. Barn Tips Submit your innovative, imaginative and useful barn tips to Meredith Watters at watters4@cox.net Letters to the Editor If you have comments, suggestions, or wish to express opinions relating to the sport of dressage, submit your letter for consideration to centerline@azdressage.org Clinic Reviews Write up a review of a clinic you attended describing the training and what you learned from the clinician. Send submissions to centerline@azdressage.org Barn News This column is for the trainer/barn to brag about the accomplishments of its clients, introduce new clients and horses, update readers about any barn improvements, or talk about any other news of interest to the membership. It’s a free plug for the barn, trainer and clients. Send submissions to centerline@azdressage.org Nuggets Do you have a training concept that you would like to share? Something your trainer has said to make your understanding more clear? Please share with other riders by sending submissions to centerline@azdressage.org Product Endorsements/Advertising In most cases, products and services are paid advertising. Occasionally a specific product will be named as to how it benefits the horse or rider, but this is discouraged. Press Releases are welcome. Likewise, articles that are negative in nature concerning a particular product will not be considered for publication. Classifieds Have something for sale? For rent? Want something? Put your ad in the classifieds to see if someone has what you want, or wants what you have. Send to centerline@azdressage.org It’s Why I Ride or Living The Dream Submit an article and photo of you and your horse describing why you ride. Send to centerline@azdressage.org. If the photo is a riding photo, please wear a helmet for photo.

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June 2014 Region 5 Message I hope everyone had a great spring. Colorado has had very interesting weather this spring, with lots of needed moisture, but it means that our horses are not always getting the work they need to get and the wind is definitely getting a bit old. The USDF Executive Board Spring Meeting took place in the middle of April and we had a productive couple of days in Lexington, Kentucky. We met during the week for the first time since I’ve on the board and it worked quite nicely. We tried a new restaurant for our annual dinner, the Holly Hill Inn, and I highly recommend it if you’re in the Lexington/Georgetown area. We had a very ambitious schedule but we actually made it through it completely, which I must say is pretty unusual. George Williams and Stephan Hienzsch opened the meeting with a status update on the organization since we had last gathered at the USDF convention in December, 2013. We looked at the membership numbers for 2013 versus 2014 for the beginning of the membership terms and the numbers have stabilized. Membership is staying steady and this is great news. It also looks like membership is starting a gradual increase for most categories but Group Memberships. We came in under budget again for our fiscal year ending March 31, and that is also great news. Congratulations to our staff and treasurer, Steve Schubert, for helping us accomplish this feat the last several years. We looked at the preliminary budget for next year and it looks pretty good and will most likely be presented in its current state with minor adjusts at the Board of Governors meeting in December. We are rolling along on the National Championships again for 2014. We had wonderful feedback for 2013 and we are expecting a greater level of attendance this coming year so we’ve taken steps to expand some aspects of the show. We are also working to balance the budget and increase sponsorships, which has already been well started by our USDF staff and the competition management. There were many things that were discussed throughout the week that go into the running of the organization. E-Trak is really developing into a phenomenal tool and the introduction of podcasts has been another great educational tool. We had a presentation on the HART program, which rewards our members for their time in the saddle, and spent some time looking at the new 2016 USDF tests that will be introduced in December. USDF is working to add a new Adult Amateur section to the USDF website and an AA division will be at this year at the National Championships for the Freestyle classes. USDF is also becoming more involved in the USEF rule change proposal process per the new structure at USEF and more time will be spent by committees at the USDF Convention addressing proposed rule changes. Several wonderful educational programs were given approval for the USDF Convention in December. Be sure to mark your calendars and plan to join us December 3-6, 2014! It will be a nice mix of business meetings and educational sessions. More details will come as soon as they are finalized. We once again talked about the convention format and this year the discussion was the placement of the USDF and USEF Technical Delegate clinics. If you have an opinion on what you’d like to see, please let me know and I’ll pass on your feedback.

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We have 9 declared Junior/Young Rider combinations for the 2014 FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships. If you would like to contribute or help with their fundraising efforts, please contact Joan Clay, our Region 5 Jr/YR FEI coordinator at jnclay@comcast.net or 970-420-0877. Till next month! Heather Petersen

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MINUTES ARIZONA DRESSAGE ASSOCIATION Regular Meeting May 12, 2014 Draft Minutes www.azdressage.org The meeting was called to order at 6:45 p.m. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Directors Present: Cindy Hitchcock, Kathy Smith, Michell Combs, Carolyn Haskell, Cynthia Ganem, Anne Buchanan, Betty Drake, Sarah Lindsten, Jill Graf. Directors/Alternate Directors Absent: Sue Leutwyler, Heather Bilodeau, Nathalie Eikel-Baughman. Alternate Directors: Adriana Gilcreest, Cynthia Course. Chairpersons of Standing Committee: None Members of Local Chapters: None Guests: Aryana Aldren

Officer’s Reports: 7. 8.

Secretarys’ Report – Cindy Hitchcock: MOTION: Michell Combs moved to accept the Secretary’s report as printed in the Centerline and posted on the web. VOTE: Unanimous. RESULT: Motion Carried. Treasurers’ and Finance Report – Cynthia Ganem: April, 2014: Operating Acct. - $21,695.20; Reserve Acct. - $61,296.63; Credit Card Acct. -$6,297.13; ADA CD - $11,417.02; Pantano CD - $11,417.02; Cash - $1,333.63. a. Preliminary P & L is in process for the Spring Show. MOTION: Betty Drake moved to accept the Treasurer’s report as presented. VOTE: Unanimous. RESULT: Motion Carried.

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Membership Committee – Michell Combs: b. As of April, 2014: 37 new Members in 2014; ADA/GMO Members: Adults; 31 Junior/Young Riders; 6. 2014 ADA/GMO Members: 282 total. 222 Members renewed in 2014; 205 Adults, 17 Junior/Young Riders. 23 Members returned; 21 Adults, 2 Junior/Young Riders. 121 2013 ADA/GMO Members have not renewed for 2014; 108 Adults, 13 Junior/Young Riders. Multi-year/Business Memberships discussion. c. Survey Results – included in Committee Report. Reviewed and discussed. Recognized Shows – Kathy Smith: a. April Show P & L – Figures are approximate. Some expenses still outstanding. b. Flagstaff Show - Everything is on schedule. Judges have been hired and hotel rooms are reserved. Show will be held on August 15th and 16th. c. Show Committee Meeting – MOTIONS: MOTION: Betty Drake moved that the ADA add a USEF/USDF recognized Oktoberfest one-day show to be held in October at Westworld in conjunction with the ADA Members’ Only Schooling Day. VOTE: Unanimous. RESULT: Motion Carried. MOTION: Michell Combs moved that the ADA add a new recognized show paid position of “Bit Checker” to be paid at the rate at $10.00 per hour. VOTE: Unanimous. RESULT: Motion Carried. MOTION: Jill Graf moved that the show barn assignment criteria previously adopted by the Board in July 2013 be amended to the following four criteria, GMO, membership longevity, number of stalls reserved and Show Management discretion as it relates to competitor compliance with ADA and facility show rules and procedures. VOTE: Unanimous. RESULT: Motion Carried.  The Show Committee and Show Management discussed several procedural changes that we hope will streamline recognized show processes and give ADA competitors an enhanced show experience. A key part of this is to reinstate the Volunteer Service requirement for YEAs to increase volunteerism at shows. Details of the reinstatement will be ready for vote at the June meeting.  We recommend splitting the Progressive Barn Party and Competitor Party between the Spring and Fall show, respectively – holding one event at each. We also recommend combining the Progressive Barn Party with the ADA YEA ceremony to encourage participation and maximize recognition of the award winners.  The ADA Show Committee recommends adding a one-day recognized show to the Members’ Only Schooling Day weekend at West World.  The USDF has given us a provisional acceptance as the 2015 Regional Championships host organization subject to approved hiring of judges. Jay is working on this. With significantly high projected deficits, advance fundraising will be key to this show’s success. Equipment Committee – Kathy Smith/Philipp KAST: Purchase of new silk flowers for the show arenas was discussed. Jayne Shelly to purchase. Vendor Chair – Heather Bilodeau: No Report Expected. Volunteer Committee Report – Heather Bilodeau: No Report Expected. Schooling Shows Committee – Nathalie Eikel-Baughman: No Report. Education Committee – Sarah Lindsten: No Report Expected. Scholarship Committee – Ann Damiano: No Report Expected. Fundraising Committee – Anne Buchanan: Discussion on Yearly sponsorships. Awards Committee Report – Carolyn Haskell Futurity Committee Report – Janet Solanik: No Report Expected. Juniors/Young Riders Committee Report: Bobbie McKee: No Report. Sport Horse – Vacant Communications Committee – Sue Leutwyler: April Report – Total Page views: 34,370; Average Page views/Day 1146; Average # Different Computers/Day: 340. Most Popular pages: Home Page, Coconino PL, April eCL, Calendar, Spring Show PL, March eCL, shows page, Feb. eCL. Most Popular PDF Downloads: Schooling Show entry, eCL, Spring score report, Omnibus, YEA Winners, NAC Schooling Show entry. a. Website Hosting Update – The ADA will stay with Verio as its Website host for now. Nomination Committee Report – Anne Buchanan: No Report Expected. Auditing Committee Report – Policies and Procedures – Cynthia Ganem: No Report Expected. Rules Committee – Betty Drake has been appointed Rules Committee Chairman. Michell Combs and Sue Leutwyler will serve on the committee. A general invitation was given to other Board members who might want to serve on this committee.

Ad Hoc Committee Reports: Old Business: New Business:

CALL TO MEMBERS – Members may be recognized by the Presiding Officer and may then address the Board regarding issues of concern to the Association. The Presiding Officer has the right to limit the amount of time that each Member has to address the Board. GUEST: Aryana Aldren spoke on membership involvement, including ideas on how to engage the club members that do not show, such as rider health and fitness, restaurant get-togethers, speakers and presentations at different barns. Announcement of Next Meeting – Regular Meeting of June 9, 2014, at the home of Sue Leutwyler Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m. Motion: Michell Combs moved to adjourn the meeting. Vote Unanimous. Result: Motion Carried.

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Now for Part Two of my Charlotte Dujardin Symposium notes…. By Kim Pribble Continued from Page 1 Carl and Charlotte do a lot of Demonstration events and they use those as opportunities to get the young horses out in front of a crowd; without the stress of competition. Charlotte also believes all the hacking they do is so important with helping to deal with spooking and helps the horses cope with the show atmosphere. Philosophy of Whips From left: Ann Damiano, Charlotte, Jill Graf and Kim Pribble Charlotte would take anyone’s whip away from them if they had one. Somehow everyone must have been forewarned because no one came into the arena with one. Judy and Charlotte both believe it is important to train the horse without the whip! Lose your whip dependence! Charlotte adds…horses need to go from the legs; the whip is NOT there to make the horse go! She only uses whip for Piaffe/Passage. Sitting Don’t sit all the time…it’s not necessary. Don’t sit if the horse is lazy. Don’t sit when they are stiff in the back; go rising! Work on getting them rounder and looser. If they lose the trot, go rising! With Valegro she worked all the time on moving him around and making him softer and looser! And now how she dealt with some specific problems… Connection Issue The rider did not have a good connection on outside rein so Charlotte put her on a circle and had her leg yield the horse out of it while softening her inside hand. Another horse had a very uphill neck and gets tight in the neck and body; Charlotte had the rider think of her arms being able to move and not just hold on. Also, she had the rider shake him off the bit a little rather than giving him something to hold on to.

Stiffness Issue She had numerous riders do Shoulder-In in canter to get them off the inside leg. Another rider, she put on a circle in canter and had them do Haunches-In, then into Shoulder-In, then back into Haunches-In…and kept repeating the sequence to get the horse off each of her legs. Another horse that was stiff on the right she had the rider leg yield to the left; and then Travers to the right. Horse behind the leg “Kick it … AND LET IT GO!!” This rider kept unconsciously halfhalting the horse and not allowing it to freely go forward. “Click, Kick & Burn!” And Charlotte meant burn! If the horse didn’t react she wanted them to gallop down the long side. “Let GO of the reins and go for a “yee-haw!!” If you don’t get a reaction…go forward, then back, then forward, then back again. It doesn’t matter if he canters; (horse was sluggish at the trot) if you “press” him, he must just go forward; just a forward feeling and not for too long. Don’t think of an entire long side reaction. If a horse is in front of your leg you can do anything. You feel like the horse is “taking you;” not pushing and shoving and kicking your way around. Horse getting strong Do trot to halt transitions; be sure to give enough time at the halt. (The time at the halt was so they don’t just trot off in anticipation.) You can also trot them down the long side, forward, then back (in trot) and again, then to the halt; so they learn to wait. Continued on Page 8 7


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Now for Part Two of my Charlotte Dujardin Symposium notes…. By Kim Pribble Continued from Page 7 And some key concepts…. 

“SHORT REINS WIN GOLD MEDALS.” Think, short reins; “Carrying” your hands! You don’t want your hands pulling back! Think…leg to hand.

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A lazy horse needs legs “off”; a hot horse needs legs “on!”

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Think about every transition you do!! If you do a bad transition at home ~ you WILL do a bad transition at the show!! Ride ALL transitions like you are in the show ring.

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Walk without manufacture. The horse has to walk on his own and the rider shouldn’t influence.

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The Corners and the short sides are the MOST IMPORTANT PARTS! They set you up for the next movement. .. don’t lose the rhythm!

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Your first impression is Centerline to Halt. Make it a good one! Think of stepping “forward” to halt; NOT pulling back to halt! At home their horses ALWAYS have to stand square.

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Correction: Michell Combs was Adult Amateur FEI-Rider of the Year, instead of Open.

The next article will be the last and I will go over the specific movements and her exercises/ways to improve them! Until next month….

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Thank you Volunteers at the ADA Spring Celebration

Volunteer Corner

Scribes  Susan McAlpine  Suzanne Grundy  Michelle Galante‐Super  Heather Bilodeau  Michell Combs  Cynthia Ganem  Amy Ayers  Joan Gasperak  Sandra Miller  Ring Stewards  Alex Graham  Alex Hill  Teeka Leone  Lynn Simpson  Barbara Middleton  Susan Skripac  Tracy Birnie  George Norris  McKenzie Blassingim  Cynthia Course  Colleen Cappelli  Tania Radda  Regina Hartwick  Ina langley  Runners  Norma Walsh  Eva  Barbara Duzan  Tami George  Ka e Sco ord  Tammy Tyndall  Greg McFadden  Sue Leutwyler  Jackie Gilbertson 

I’d like to say thank you to those of you who donated your time and effort at the 2014 ADA Spring Celebration Show. Thank you for arriving on time and taking your job seriously.

Katelyn Davis  Awards Table  Cynde Goldman  Susan Crinnian  Adriana Gilcreest  I.T.  Doug Surplus 

Dear volunteers, you are a pretty special group of people, who play a very important role in the production of our shows. I want you to know how much we appreciate your effort and dedication to the club, and hope more members will join your ranks in the future. In case you are interested in volunteering at the ADA shows, we offer we offer a minimum of 4-hour shifts for all available positions and you may reserve as many slots as you’re able to work. If you are planning in advance, send me an e-mail letting me know which one of the shows you are interested in and what type of position you either like or are qualified to do. If you are a rider or assisting a rider, let me know after you receive your ride times. I can assure you, I will have available time slots. Often times we recruit members of other equestrian clubs and horse enthusiasts to help us out because we don’t have enough volunteers to cover all the positions. We do our best to train everyone and I am willing to organize training classes for various positions as long as we have sufficient interest. Let’s work together on building a professional team who can help us run enjoyable shows. My e-mail address is k.mith@azdressage.org. Our next show will be in August in Flagstaff. Please let me know if you can volunteer. See you in Flag, August 15th & 16th. Kathy Smith, Volunteer Coordinator

Please Thank the Following Sponsors for their Significant Support of Arizona Dressage Association First Bank/Silver Sponsorship Barbara and Michael McLean/Silver Star Sponsorship Michael Riegger, DVM/ Bronze Sponsorship Supporters like this make our shows and educational programs 9


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Allen Kalchik and Arcola Participating in the ADA’s Jan Ebeling clinic was a really positive step in my partnership with my new horse, Lola, a 2007 Lipizzan mare my partner and I purchased in December of 2013. We were one of only two rides in the clinic at Training Level, so I expected Ebeling to address the very basics. Part of what I am working on with my trainer, Cyndi Jackson, is establishing the connection, the bend, and correct contact. I have not ridden many horses schooled above the lower levels, and my horse is young and new to me, so we are both a work in progress as far as understanding and applying correct dressage principles. I considered that it could be intimidating to get instruction in the most basic concepts while riding in front of an audience of auditors, especially from such an accomplished horseman. Another well-known, Internationally competitive trainer authored a blog last Summer that was very much discussed on the Internet, in which she said that people who come to her clinics with their horses not yet on the bit are essentially wasting her time and their money. Her point was that local trainers should be teaching such basic lessons, while out-of -town, big-name clinicians should be training the trainers and polishing more learned riders. I had that in mind, and yet, I opted to apply to the clinic anyway, knowing that I do not ride my horse always on the bit and that our canter departs can be less than iffy. I think we dressage riders all have our own idea of what is and what is not a waste of time, whether participating or auditing. Plus, the clinic organizers nearly always publish the ride schedule in advance. If anyone feels that a training level ride is not going to be a teachable moment for them, then they can opt to arrive in time for the more advanced participants. And, as I had hoped, the entire experience was very positive and Mr. Ebeling indicated no preference for upper level riders or horses. He just asked what we were working on, he watched us work, and he offered constant help appropriate to our level. He joked that he hoped his lessons would not get boring for the auditors, because, “All the lessons are the same, no matter what level”. What he meant was that he asked every single rider to work very much on transitions. He explained that the half halt, which rebalances the horse, is found in the transition. The horse must understand the stop, and the go. Once stop and go are established, everything else is some variation of going and stopping, including the half halt, and the transitions within the gaits (lengthening, collecting). At our level, the transitions were mainly trot to walk and back to trot again. He schooled this over and over and over. My mare was a little confused at first, and so was I, but she caught on fairly quickly and well. The repeated, quick W-T transition is an exercise I definitely took away from the clinic sessions, and I have been repeating it very effectively at home ever since. Its effectiveness is very clear in not only enhancing the trot work, but also setting us up for better and more prompt canter departs. The other notable thing that he had me do, was to sit the trot much more than I had been. As I said my horse is new to me, and we have shown just one time, at Training Level at the ADA Spring Celebration last March. We did Training 2 and 3, and did all the trot work, rising. But Ebeling thought that sitting would help me establish a better connection, and he ordered me to stop rising once we were warmed up. It was especially hard for me to command my body to sit, when transitioning from canter to trot. It still is, but I’m getting much better at it. He was absolutely correct about sitting helping both my seat and hands. I have been sitting in my lessons and during my schooling on my own, more than rising, ever since the clinic. And one reason I wanted my mare is because she is both easy and fun to sit. So I am glad we made that connection during the two days with Ebeling. Overall I could not have been happier with the event. Horseshoe Springs provided a great venue and treated the visiting horses and riders so well. The clinic organizers were fantastic, and everyone was helpful. As someone new to clinics, and with limited experience taking his horse off property overnight, I felt very supported and at ease. Mr. Ebeling was a fantastic clinician, and he offered instruction practically stride for stride for the entire 45 minute session. I’m sure his voice was shot by the end of the two days, but we riders and (I hope) the auditors certainly got a great value in exchange for our money and time.

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Most of all, I was very happy with my new mare. I realize with each new place we go that she is a very loyal and willing partner, and that she is very stable in new situations. Attending clinics like this one is something I have hoped to be able to do for years. I have been in the chairs and taking notes many times, but I never before had a horse that I could participate with, safely and soundly. Lola is proving to be that horse. And, despite our green on green situation in front of an audience, I’m very glad I took the chance, and that it went so smoothly and that I gained so much knowledge to help with our progress. And I owe many thanks to Cyndi Jackson for supporting my efforts week to week, and also for coming to watch my rides on both days, so that she would also know what insight Ebeling had for me and so that we would all be on the same page after the event.

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Kim Yacobucci and Alle In One The ADA selected me as one of the riders for the Jan Ebeling clinic that was held at my barn, Horseshoe Springs. I rode my 9yr. old Dutch gelding, Alle in One (A.J.). A.J. can be quite hot and “reactive” to his surroundings so I was anxious to ride him with all the distractions of the auditors, speakers, and general traffic at his barn. He didn’t disappoint me…..my favorite quote from Jan, “what do you feed this thing….rocket fuel?” We started with basic work, transitions within the gaits which is always an important part of the warm-up. We worked on changes which has always been an issue with A.J.’s confidence. Diagonal work with a change and then immediately a small circle helped to keep his attention on my aids. We finished the first day with some super half pass work. Day two after a good warm-up, we got right into the piaffe work. A.J. has an amazing ability for piaffe and passage but unfortunately (due to this talent) he was pushed at a very young age and again lost a little confidence. We worked on the reaction from my leg (I’ve never carried a whip) and got some super steps while maintaining relaxation and trust in me. Jan confirmed what I thought, that I just need to keep getting him out and expose him to as many things as I can because he’s worth the effort.

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Cyndi Jackson and Don Angelo I want to thank the ADA for selecting me to ride in the Jan Ebeling clinic in April. I really enjoyed my lessons on Ann Damiano's Hanoverian, Don Angelo. Jan helped me a lot in getting Don Angelo a little more show ready. On Saturday we worked on one of our main struggles, which is to keep his poll at the highest point in the tempi changes, and we worked on keeping a bit quicker tempo coming to the changes. Also with the half pass zig zags Don Angelo can tend to get a bit low in the changes as well, so Jan recommended we go a little less sideways and take a little more time for each change to help improve the balance. On Sunday we played with introducing the piaffe and passage. We found that the half steps were best when approached from the walk and the passage a bit better when approached from the trot. Overall the clinic was very helpful in preparing for the Del Mar National Horse Show. We had a successful outing including winning one of our I-1 classes with a 74%, which was our highest I1 score to date! Thanks Jan for all your help! And thanks to Horseshoe Springs for providing a beautiful facility for the clinic.

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Teri Patton-Rich and Widelo I want to thank ADA for the opportunity to participate in the Jan Ebling clinic. I rode Barbara Mclean’s horse, Widelo, a 15 year old FEI Hanoverian gelding. It was very fun for me as the horse I was riding Jan had actually picked out for my client Barbara Mclean 5 years ago. Jan had ridden and competed the horse, Widelo, for almost a year before releasing the reins over to Barbara. That is when Barbara came into training with me. Thus, Jan knew the horse well and we were able to really relate on how Widelo behaves and reacts to certain situations. Our biggest challenge with Widelo has been working to gain more suppleness and relaxation of his back. He is a fairly compact and muscular horse and although he is obedient to the aids he is way more sensitive than he looks and he easily gets tense and he tends to hold it in his body. Jan had me work on a lot of forward/back transitions with no pressure. We worked on slight shoulder fore and shallow half passes until he became more relaxed and started taking larger steps and becoming softer through his body. Soon we could ask for more hind leg and bend and I was able to challenge him without the tension. The other challenge with Widelo is that while he can do canter pirouettes for high scores in a PSG or I-1 test, the pirouette to the right can be pretty tricky. Jan had had the same experience with him. Widelo tends to worry about it and he has a tendency to spin when he gets the chance. Jan had me again work on forward / back exercises and getting him especially obedient to the right leg. Then, while approaching the pirouette, I had to get the collection and bend first and then once starting the pirouette begin thinking of coming out of it already. He was adamant about me not touching the right rein, his stiff rein which we all tend to want to pull on if given the chance, but also causes him to spin. The end result was a pirouette that Jan claimed to be a 8-9 with super light contact and easy to execute. There were many other things we touched on, but the bottom line was keeping Widelo obedient with softer aids, increased suppleness and more relaxation. Overall it was great help from someone who knew the horse very well and could help with the upcoming Del Mar show. Auditing the other riders also helped me find new ideas to help my own students as well. I want to thank Barbara McLean for sponsoring me with her horse, Widelo. He has reminded me of the fun we are supposed to have while riding and learning. I thank Kim Yacobucci for the use of her fantastic facility, ADA for the clinic and all of the ADA volunteers, as well as Jan for wonderful instruction!

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Tania Radda and Teodoro I had the opportunity to ride my new horse in the ADA Jan Ebeling clinic. I purchased Teodoro at the end of November last year. He was a green broke young Andalusian stallion with an excellent temperament, but I decided to geld him, as I do not need to own a stallion. Tracey Krajenke and I have been working with him and we are pleased with how fast he learns and develops. I was not sure what to expect from Jan during this clinic but was happily surprised to see that the foundation we had been working with at home was the same we worked with at the clinic. Jan started us by riding the horse forward and with tempo. We did work in the circle to the right and to the left, where Jan spotted Teo’s weakest side and guided me through the use of aids to help keep him straighter. Jan emphasized the tempo, as this is an important foundation for a young horse. He helped me work on leg yields, shoulder fore, serpentines and haunches-in which are excellent exercises to teach the horse to stay on the aids. I tend to struggle with picking up the left lead at the canter and this was apparent at the clinic. Jan helped me work on my use of aids and reminded me to keep my body still as I tend to tip forward and interfere with the horse. Our ride on Sunday was much better, Teo was more focused, his tempo had greatly improved, I was able to keep my body quieter, and this improved our canter departs to the left. I was also able to keep the circle at the canter looking like a circle as my aids were more effective. Jan introduced the haunches-in as an effective aid to help Teo with the halt. This was a new way for me to help teach the horse to halt straight as he has to step in when he stops. I enjoyed this opportunity to work with an Olympian, to learn new methods to improve the effectiveness of my aids and to see that I am on the correct path with my training. I thank ADA for sponsoring the clinic and for giving me the opportunity to be selected as one of the riders. Thanks to Jan Ebeling for teaching me how to improve my riding and assisting me to be more effective. I also want to thank my trainer, Tracey Krajenke, for the support and expert training of my horse and me.

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Anne Buchanan and Martini First I would like to applaud ADA, Cavalor and Horseshoe Springs for providing our membership a wonderful weekend of learning with Jan Ebeling. The take home message for me (with my horse and watching others) was the importance of transitions and making the horse adjustable. The first day of the clinic Jan focused on the quality of Martini's gaits making him come "way back" at both the trot and canter only a couple steps then send him forward. In the moment the horse goes forward from the half halt they must be given a place to go to create active hind legs. My "aha" moment came on Sunday during some in hand work. I have heard a million times to get Martini's neck lower, but I was also letting him get longer, which is not correct. Jan, while standing next to me, created the positioning in the bridle that I need to achieve and said "this is where you need his neck to be". Being a visual learner I was able to keep Martini positioned correctly and achieve some beginnings of piaffe and passage. Jan is a patient and effective clinician and made the weekend fun and educational.

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Classified Ads FOR SALE Gorgeous one year old Sebastian Dresch Couture saddle. 17.5 Seat, medium tree, black buffalo leather. Gently used. Horse’s confirmation has changed and unfortunately, saddle no longer fits. Priced to sell at $3,750.00. (this saddle brand new sells for $4,900.00). Cindylovesdressage@cox.net Dressage Saddle: 18� Amerigo Cervia Siena Pinerolo Excellent condition, like new! Very lightly used. Deep seat, medium wide tree, normal length flaps. Retails for up to $5,500 plus tax, asking $4,500 obo. See website for additional info (http://www.amerigosaddles.com/index.php/en/sienadressagesaddles). Stirrups and leathers not included. Contact Cindi: 623-866-2780 or tackforsale@cox.net. Custom Wolfgang Solo Fitted Dressage 17.5/s=16/no knee roll (knee roll can be added) Padded flap. The saddle is in very good condition. $1300 602/739-0079email is lipponc@aol.com

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Barn Tip Fire Evacuation—Plan Ahead There has been so much on the news about the equestrian facilities that have been evacuated because of the ires around San Diego. There is even a greater ire danger for the entire state of Arizona. Now is a good time to read about ire safety for your “household” and “horsehold”.   When there is a ire close to your horse property, the hardest decision people seem to have is whether to stay or go. What usually happens is people choose to stay and then change their minds when the ire gets real bad, the smoke gets real bad, the lying embers get real bad and they can’t see because the smoke is so thick. Problem is, now you have decided to leave just about the time the ire engines are moving in. Many horse facilities only have small roads leading into them. So not only are you plugging up the roads with your truck and trailer but the major issue is your truck can stall from the smoke that’s getting sucked up into the air intake. Combustion engines need clean air to run, not air full of smoke and debris. Unfortunately, you have now blocked the road and the ire department can’t get in to help.

Evacuation Transportation Prep   Plan evacuation transportation. How many trailer spaces do you have available? If you pack that four-horse gooseneck trailer with your four horses, where will you put your dogs, cats, and human family members? Would you have to make two trips to get the other four horses you own?   Teach the horses to load. Teach all the horses on your property to load into the trailer, no matter what. Practice loading each horse alone. Practice at night, and when it’s raining, windy, dark, and generally miserable.    Develop an escape route. Drive through every road in your neighborhood to identify escape routes. Keep in mind that of icials may close off many roads to enforce the evacuation. Do you have more than one way out by the roads to safety? Keep maps in every vehicle for reference in an emergency.   Decide where to meet. Choose in advance a place where everyone involved in your “household” and “horsehold” will be meet off-site, if you’re evacuated.  Tip? watters4@cox.net

Many horse facilities have the ability to shelter in place because they have taken the steps necessary to protect the property from ire. If your horse facility can’t take those precautions then you should consider getting your horses out; just get them out early. Don’t wait until it gets so bad that you end up hurting not only your horses and property but potentially hurting others as well because you were not proactive.

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To the Max Dressage Cyndi Jackson

Beverly Rogers Dressage

The Spring Celebration show at WestWorld was a success for the barn of Beverly Rogers. This was a very busy show for Beverly, with her showing numerous client horses, as well as being available to coach students before they went down the centerline. Romulus, owned by Meredith Wykoff was Training Level High point, with scores of 78 and 77.5%. Rianna, owned by Kendall Brookhkart, made her freestyle debut, and also earned Freestyle High point with a score of 70%. Primero Mac, a wonderful stallion owned by Lisa Williams made his American dressage debut, and was a perfect gentleman, earning scores up to 71.4%. Reilly, owned by Sherri Sorenson was shown at I1, and was the most relaxed he has ever been. Piloting errors (yes, Beverly went off course), led to a little damage of the final score of 63.28%. Lynn McKinney showed Plato at 4th level and the 3rd level freestyle. With new music, she reached her goal of the Bronze Freestyle Bar. She is the second person in Arizona to get her bronze bar. Meredith Wykoff showed Rainieri at training level, getting more comfortable with being in the ring. Kim Pribble brought her hot little red head mare Abbey, and finished her last class with a steady test and no arguments in the ring. We had some youngsters at this show. Daisy, owned by Alyssa Barngrover was schooled by Toah Hatch. She went out to see the sights and did not seem concerned about the buzz at the show grounds in the least. Amy Jackson’s youngster Bristol was also schooled by Toah, even going and schooling in the dark without having any concerns. A big thank you to Michele Mooney for her grooming and organizing skills. The horses were gleaming and braided to perfection and she made sure Beverly had the right horse, in the right place, at the right time. The braiding bitchez were out in full force, turning out lovely braids for those who needed help. Our Saturday night party was a big success, thanks to Kim Pribble for organizing the food, David for smoking the pork, and everyone else who offered a helping hand when necessary. The horse show husband award definitely goes to Gary, Meredith’s husband. He was there every day, offering support and encouragement to all along with coffee and ice!

The Del Mar National Show was great fun with some super results for Dallas Jackson, Cyndi Jackson and Ann Damiano. Cyndi showed Ramsgate D at Grand Prix receiving a score of 67%. Dallas Jackson showed him the following days getting scores for her USDF Gold Medal. Congratulations Dallas!!! Cyndi showed Ann Damiano’s Don Angelo at Intermediare 1 with a top score of 74%. Cyndi also showed Risky Business at Prix St. Georges with scores as high as 69%. Allen Kalchik and Cyndi both enjoyed the Jan Ebeling clinic. Cyndi rode Don Angelo and Allen rode his Lippizan mare, 875 Arcola (Lola).

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In Memory of Starring Amanda

RIP Amanda.... June 22, 1996 to May 15, 2014

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Equestrian Sports Seminar with Jonah Oliver By Teri Patton-Rich On April 19 of this year I flew to San Diego to attend a seminar titled “Riding Mindfully” with Sports Psycologist Jonah Oliver. I had read the article from Dressage Daily: http://www.dressagedaily.com/article/riding-mindfully-sports-psychologist-jonah-oliver “You know the signs: Your heart is pounding, and you can’t catch your breath or feel your feet, let alone remember what comes after the second trot extension. And then a styrofoam cup blows in front of your horse in the warm-up, and it’s off to the races. “Breathe deeply,” you think. “Relax.” Jonah Oliver will tell you you’re doing it all wrong. “You can never overcome fear,” he says. “You need to accept it, but not let it define you. Breathe to focus, not to relax! Jonah doesn’t teach athletes how to achieve a state of perfect calm. “I want to show you how to change your relationship with your brain,” he says.” Jonah had spoken with some 25 riders in San Diego in January including, Shannon and Steffen Peters, Rebecca Rigdon and Elizabeth Ball. I learned that Lientje Schueler was organizing another seminar when Jonah was coming out to work again with Steffen. I decided it was worth checking out. I have been a very successful competitor with many years of showing but I have learned that we all have a certain amount of ‘useless chatter” going on in our heads at times. I could certainly benefit from any ideas he might have. I was also hoping I could get some tool and ideas to help my students overcome some of their fears about riding and showing. I have several students lately that have to literally decided to quit showing because of the stress and anxiety that showing their horses puts upon them. I found Jonah to be very interesting as well as entertaining. He has a witty sense of humor combined with his Aussie accent that made the 4 hour seminar fun and educational. His approach, however, doesn’t care much about your past problems, excuses and idiosyncrasies. He works on using tools to let you create a different relationship with your emotions. It is not about trying to make those emotions go away. It is more about acceptance and staying focused on your competence. He gave numerous examples of how to stay more “mindful” in our riding, for example, asking ourselves, “what do we want to DO RIGHT NOW?” Not, “how do we feel” or “what do we NOT want to do?” Afraid of making a “MISTAKE”? Jonah likes to use the word “errors” as opposed to “mistakes”. A mistake is not doing what we know we are capable of doing. Riding “safe”, not trying, and not performing to your potential are mistakes. Errors are just a breakdown in skills or communication with your horse and are bound to happen (and should every now and then). “If you aren’t making errors, you aren’t working on getting better.” We should shine in competition, not just cope. Jonah led the group in a series of exercises in which they rated themselves in four areas: combativeness, rule-following, risk-taking, and concern for others. A healthy dose of combativeness and risk-taking, for example, can help a rider get into a “competitive mindset.” Too much combativeness, and a rider tends to “over-communicate” with his horse. While a tendency to follow rules may result in an especially coachable rider, high rule-followers should explore what it means to ride with a bit more risk and combativeness. “You don’t have to become an adrenaline junkie, but don’t be content with mediocrity,” Oliver said. “Go for the 8!” Jonah asks, do you want to feel good before or after the competition? Don’t wait to feel good to act good. Are we fully embracing the competition? To worry about an outcome is a useless attempt to solve the future. Stop trying to avoid the feelings of “fear”. He discusses fear vs the fear of fear. Don’t let it define you. Don’t focus on it. The feelings are going to be there so get used to it. Welcome to being a human. Accept it, saddle up with it and ride down centerline, don’t focus on it or try and get rid of it. He talks about using your fear to help you.

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Jonah laughs at one point and says we are all pretty messed up to keep coming back and putting ourselves down centerline to be judged. But I think we can all appreciate that we have an addictive and competitive nature to us that keeps us coming back for more. He says you have to have a willingness to feel discomfort if you want to compete. He wants to help us have a quality experience and shine! I could go on and on from my notes. It was well worth the trip to Del Mar for a day! If anyone is interested in attending one of Jonah’s seminars, I have discussed with Jonah about setting up a seminar in a few months here in Scottsdale when he is on his way back and forth to work in San Diego. I would love to have anyone that is interested, have the same opportunity to benefit from Jonah’s help. Feel free to contact me. I am definitely having my students attend this time!

SHOW JITTERS? RELAX THE RIDER RELAX THE HORSE Horses can sense nervousness and tension and it will affect their performance. Reflexology is the practice of applying pressure to the feet and hands to reduce tension and induce deep relaxation sending signals that balance the nervous system and release endorphins, reducing pain and stress.

Sessions available in home or at the show Point of Interest Therapy Certified Reflexologist Diana Seaton, C.R. 785-567-3357                  dseatoncr@gmail.com                  http://pointofinterest.massageplanet.com

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ross Creech (859) 971-7038 2015 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championship Dates and Locations Selected Lexington, KY (May 5, 2014) - The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) has selected the dates and locations for the 2015 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships, presented by SmartPak and supported by Merial. Region 1 (October 15-18) at the Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, VA

Region 2 (September 17-20) at the Waterloo Hunt Club, Grass Lake, MI Region 3 (October 1-4) at the Chattahoochee Hill-Bouchaert Farm, Fairburn GA Region 4 (October 9-11) at the National Equestrian Center, Lake St. Louis, MO Region 5 (October 9-11) at WestWorld, Scottsdale: Scottsdale, AZ Region 6 (September 24-27) at the DevonWood Equestrian Centre, Sherwood, OR Region 7 (September 17-20) at the Murieta Equine Complex, Rancho Murieta, CA Region 8 (September 17-20) at HITS on the Hudson, Saugerties, NY Region 9 (October 8-11) at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX

These championships recognize the outstanding efforts of riders in each USDF region and provide an excellent opportunity for spectators to view the top competitors in their respective regions. Additionally, the top amateur and open riders at each of the championships, who have submitted a declaration of intent, and completed all other requirements, will receive an invitation to compete at the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan, to be held November 5-8, 2015, at the Kentucky Horse Park. Kathy Stringer of Great American Insurance Group added, “Our role as title sponsor of the regional and breeders championships has afforded a great opportunity to acknowledge outstanding individuals and the sport of dressage.� Competitors qualify for Great American/USDF Regional Championships by competing in designated qualifying classes throughout the year at USDF-recognized competitions. For more information on the regional championship program or the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan, visit the USDF website, or contact the USDF sport programs department. Founded in 1973, the United States Dressage Federation is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to education, recognition of achievement, and promotion of dressage. For more information about USDF membership or programs, visit www.usdf.org, e-mail usdressage@usdf.org, or call (859) 971-2277. ###

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Schooling Show Results First Level Test II

ADA April Schooling Show-Sundancer Stables Judge: Michell Combs

(C) Combs, 1 Andrea Poirier 2 Barbara Middleton

Smokey Isaiah Pogo

67.188% 64.063% 60.625%

Introductory Walk-Trot Test B 2011 (C) Combs, 1 Helen Wagner 1 Paula Naughton 2 Eden Sapien 2 Susan Mohrig 3 Judy Cutitta 3 Eric Higgins

Pebbles Isaiah Pebbles Pogo Sam Smokey

67.500% 66.250% 63.750% 63.750% 62.188% 60.000%

Light My Fire

56.000%

Cisco Isabella Valentine Ticket Advisor Silly Willy McNelly Gracie Gracie Tallon Just a Little Cookie Zane Zane EverClear Freedom to Run Koa

68.750% 68.542% 68.542% 67.083% 66.667% 65.000% 64.375% 64.375% 63.958% 63.750% 62.917% 62.083% 60.208%

Isabella Valentine Silly Willy McNelly Ticket Advisor Cisco Vienna All Riled Up Habian LSC Khemos Prize Koa

69.643% 67.321% 66.964% 66.607% 66.429% 65.357% 65.000% 63.750% 60.000%

Drummer Boy Finnegan Black Cervato April All Riled Up My Favorite Push LSC Khemos Prize Habian

68.400% 67.000% 66.200% 66.000% 65.800% 63.400% 63.200% 61.600%

Cervato Bonnie My Favorite Push

65.172% 62.586% 61.379%

Training Level Test II (C) Combs, 1 Kailee Surplus 1 Ashley Wickham 1 Michelle Scarzone 2 Chris Skarsten 2 Kailee Surplus 3 Michelle Scarzone 4 Jane Beebe 5 Heather Bilodeau 6 Wendy Swanson

Training Level Test III (C) Combs, 1 Kailee Surplus 1 Breiana Casey 2 Joanna Sloan 2 Barbara Middleton 3 Michelle Scarzone 1 LaurenMae Tolles 5 Heather Bilodeau 6 Jane Beebe

First Level Test I (C) Combs, 1 Joanna Sloan 1 Andrea Poirier 1 LaurenMae Tolles

Ayla

61.613%

Second Level Test of Choice (C) Combs, 2 Rita Self 1 Lyn Tyler

Zoey Princess Czarina

62.632% 46.842%

Oso Oso Maucho Maucho Sam

70.000% 69.688% 62.805% 61.250%

Solana

66.579%

Test of Choice (C) Combs, 1 Loise Hoffacker 2 Loise Hoffacker 1 Mary Lipton 2 Judy Cuttita (C) Combs, 1 Margaret Kurbat

Eventing Test of Choice

Training Level Test I (C) Combs, 1 Chris Skarsten 1 Kailee Surplus 2 Michelle Scarzone 1 Ashley Wickham 3 Judith Pillon 5 Judith Pillon 2 Catherine Brown 4 Morganne Rosenhaus 2 Talia DeBrigida 3 Talia DeBrigida 6 Jennifer Fitzpatrick Cathy Lee Jones Wendy Swanson

(C) Combs, 1 Sharna Watson

Test Of Choice-2

Introductory Walk-Trot Test C 2011 (C) Combs, 1 Meghan Backs

64.459% 61.892%

First Level Test III

Introductory Walk-Trot Test A 2011 (C) Combs, 2 Eric Higgins 1 Paula Naughton 2 Susan Mohrig

Bonnie April

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2014 Arizona State Championship Class Qualifiers Eligible Horse/Rider Pairs As of 05/07/14 All of the riders listed are current members of an Arizona GMO. All of the horses listed have been nominated for this year's Arizona State Championship classes. The horse/rider pairs earned two AZ State qualifying scores under two different judges after the date that the horses' nominating fees were received.

Adult Amateur

 

Training Level Arbuckle, Susan Beebe, Jane Blacker, Marcy Carlson, Catherine Coleman, Cynthia Crinnian, Susan Davis, Lindsay Denbrock, Linda Dolan, Emily Farthing, Pamela Graf, Jill Lane, Leesa Lubinski, Karen Maland, Lia Pollack, Jaime Radda, Tania Roth, Amy Sannes, Melisa

Dash Of Pepper Habian Aul Amira Reminiscence Bronte Titan Melody's Moment DM Khember Star Jurisdiction Dash Of Pepper Piper's Stewart Oziwon Duke's Mr T. J. Sophina LS I Wont Kiss N Tell Teodoro III Dalmiro Prince Caspian

First Level Anderson, Tracey Browning, Susan Crinnian, Susan Davis, Lindsay Dolan, Emily Duzan, Barbara Farthing, Pamela Fisher, Ariel Hitchcock, Cindy Lindley, Deborah Lundgren, Jeanette Maland, Lia McFadden, Marji Naas, Lindsay Peabody, Meredith Powers, Sondra Pribble, Kimberly Sannes, Melisa Shelly, Jayne Sherwood, Catalina Tyler, Lyn

Dauphine De Jazz CC Rudi Titan Melody's Moment Jurisdiction El Tigre D Oro Dash Of Pepper Cream Soda Daralinde Michaelangelo Dorci Sophina LS Bacioni Roy-Els Belle of the Ball My-T Aegyptian Gold Featuring Abigail Prince Caspian Dona Valentina Razmitaz Princess Czarina 26


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Second Level Eggers, Elizabeth Finnegan, Kara Kurbat, Margaret LaCroix, Cindi McFadden, Marji Pribble, Kimberly Tyler, Lyn

Windstarr Talara Solana Marbella Bacioni Featuring Abigail Princess Czarina

Third Level Finnegan, Kara

Talara

Fourth Level Boice, Lynn Buchanan, Anne Carson, Deborah Goll, Laury Leutwyler, Susan Lindsten, Sarah Lorenzen, Kay McKinney, Lynn Roth, Linda Stark-Goss, Michelle

Vermeer Martini Zantango Soliloquy Aragorn Raoul Wendo Plato En Rouge Kriptonita AF Prophecy

Prix St Georges Goll, Laury

Soliloquy

Intermediare I Haney, Carole

Lenz

Intermediare A Ziurys, Lucy

Sylvano

Freestyle (3rd Level) Mooney, Michele

Arduc

JR/YR Training Level Gilcreest, Alissa Gilcreest, Ivana Henderson, Courtney Johansson, Louise Manning, Megan

 

Super, Alexandra

Finnegan Black New Yorks Finest Lexington Delyteful SR Ssavant Raynyday Final Salute

First Level Gilcreest, Ivana Lassetter, Caroline Manning, Megan

New Yorks Finest Rustiano SR Ssavant

Second Level Langley, Taylor Lassetter, Caroline Miles, Amber

Rubi La Belle Rustiano Spotify

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Third Level Langley, Taylor O'Brien, Molly

Rubi La Belle Prodigy

Fourth Level Southerly, Amanda

Midtway

Prix St Georges Cook, Ellen Goldman, Emily O'Brien, Molly Southerly, Amanda

Silver Star Wrigley Hawk Of My Heart Midtway

Intermediare I Southerly, Amanda

Midtway

Grand Prix Southerly, Amanda

Midtway

Open

 

Training Level Surplus, Kailee Torres, Juan Lopez

PS Rudy Valentino Piper's Stewart

First Level Decesari-Normandeau, Laura Decesari-Normandeau, Laura Eikel-Baughman, Nathalie Paglia, Paula Patton-Rich, Teri Rogers, Beverly Surplus, Kailee

Lexington Razmitaz Zevis Private Jet Dalmiro Rolando Rianna PS Rudy Valentino

Second Level Gilliland, Missy Patton-Rich, Teri Rogers, Beverly Surplus, Kailee

Hermione NSF Ripley Rianna El Da Vinci

Third Level Estes, Dee Dee

Revenue

Patton-Rich, Teri Surplus, Kailee Surplus, Kailee

Ripley El Da Vinci Santiago SF

Fourth Level Surplus, Kailee

Santiago SF

Prix St Georges Goss, Michael Jackson, Cyndi Jackson, Cyndi

Whisper in the Wind Don Angelo Risky Business

Intermediare I Estes, Dee Dee Jackson, Cyndi

Rave Review Don Angelo

Freestyle (Int) Estes, Dee Dee

Rave Review

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2014 Arizona State Championship Classes Eligible Rider-Horse Pairs As of 05/07/14 All of the riders listed are current members of an Arizona GMO as of May 7, 2014. All of the horses listed have been nominated for the 2014 Arizona State Championship The horse/rider pairs have earned two AZ State qualifying scores under two different judges after the horses' nominating fees were received.

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Anderson, Tracey Arbuckle, Susan Beebe, Jane Blacker, Marcy Boice, Lynn Browning, Susan Buchanan, Anne Carlson, Catherine Carson, Deborah Coleman, Cynthia Cook, Ellen Crinnian, Susan Crinnian, Susan Davis, Lindsay Davis, Lindsay Decesari-Normandeau, Laura Decesari-Normandeau, Laura Denbrock, Linda Dolan, Emily Dolan, Emily Duzan, Barbara Eggers, Elizabeth Eikel-Baughman, Nathalie Estes, Dee Dee Estes, Dee Dee Estes, Dee Dee Farthing, Pamela Farthing, Pamela Finnegan, Kara Finnegan, Kara Fisher, Ariel Gilcreest, Alissa Gilcreest, Ivana Gilcreest, Ivana Gilliland, Missy Goldman, Emily Goll, Laury Goll, Laury Goss, Michael Graf, Jill Haney, Carole Henderson, Courtney Hitchcock, Cindy Jackson, Cyndi Jackson, Cyndi Jackson, Cyndi Johansson, Louise

Dauphine De Jazz CC Dash Of Pepper Habian Aul Amira Vermeer Rudi Martini Reminiscence Zantango Bronte Silver Star Titan Titan Melody's Moment Melody's Moment Lexington Razmitaz DM Khember Star Jurisdiction Jurisdiction El Tigre D Oro Windstarr Zevis Private Jet Rave Review Rave Review Revenue Dash Of Pepper Dash Of Pepper Talara Talara Cream Soda Finnegan Black New Yorks Finest New Yorks Finest Hermione NSF Wrigley Soliloquy Soliloquy Whisper in the Wind Piper's Stewart Lenz Lexington Daralinde Don Angelo Don Angelo Risky Business Delyteful

First Level Training Level Training Level Training Level Fourth Level First Level Fourth Level Training Level Fourth Level Training Level Prix St Georges Training Level First Level Training Level First Level First Level First Level Training Level Training Level First Level First Level Second Level First Level Intermediare I Freestyle (Int) Third Level Training Level First Level Second Level Third Level First Level Training Level Training Level First Level Second Level Prix St Georges Fourth Level Prix St Georges Prix St Georges Training Level Intermediare I Training Level First Level Prix St Georges Intermediare I Prix St Georges Training Level

Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur JR/YR Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Open Open Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Open Open Open Open Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Adult Amateur JR/YR JR/YR JR/YR Open JR/YR Adult Amateur Adult Amateur Open Adult Amateur Adult Amateur JR/YR Adult Amateur Open Open Open JR/YR

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Horse

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Kurbat, Margaret LaCroix, Cindi Lane, Leesa Langley, Taylor Langley, Taylor Lassetter, Caroline Lassetter, Caroline Leutwyler, Susan Lindley, Deborah Lindsten, Sarah Lorenzen, Kay Lubinski, Karen Lundgren, Jeanette Maland, Lia Maland, Lia Manning, Megan Manning, Megan McFadden, Marji McFadden, Marji McKinney, Lynn Miles, Amber Mooney, Michele Naas, Lindsay O'Brien, Molly O'Brien, Molly Paglia, Paula Patton-Rich, Teri Patton-Rich, Teri Patton-Rich, Teri Peabody, Meredith Pollack, Jaime Powers, Sondra Pribble, Kimberly Pribble, Kimberly Radda, Tania Rogers, Beverly Rogers, Beverly Roth, Amy Roth, Linda Sannes, Melisa Sannes, Melisa Shelly, Jayne Sherwood, Catalina Southerly, Amanda Southerly, Amanda Southerly, Amanda Southerly, Amanda Stark-Goss, Michelle Super, Alexandra Surplus, Kailee Surplus, Kailee Surplus, Kailee Surplus, Kailee Surplus, Kailee Surplus, Kailee Torres, Juan Lopez Tyler, Lyn Tyler, Lyn Ziurys, Lucy

Solana Marbella Oziwon Rubi La Belle Rubi La Belle Rustiano Rustiano Aragorn Michaelangelo Raoul Wendo Duke's Mr T. J. Dorci Sophina LS Sophina LS SR Ssavant SR Ssavant Bacioni Bacioni Plato En Rouge Spotify Arduc Roy-Els Belle of the Ball Hawk Of My Heart Prodigy Dalmiro Ripley Ripley Rolando My-T I Wont Kiss N Tell Aegyptian Gold Featuring Abigail Featuring Abigail Teodoro III Rianna Rianna Dalmiro Kriptonita AF Prince Caspian Prince Caspian Dona Valentina Razmitaz Midtway Midtway Midtway Midtway Prophecy Raynyday Final Salute El Da Vinci El Da Vinci PS Rudy Valentino PS Rudy Valentino Santiago SF Santiago SF Piper's Stewart Princess Czarina Princess Czarina Sylvano

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Horses Nominated for 2014 AZ State Championship Classes As of 3/28/2014

Please check the Horse's USDF number and the spelling of the Horse's name. TDC is hosting AZ State Championships this year and maintaining this list. However, please email Sue Leutwyler at s.leutwyler@azdressage.org if you have any questions. Date Paid

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18-Dec-13 27-Feb-14 01-Nov-13 02-Oct-13 08-Feb-14 03-Sep-13 02-Oct-13 22-Nov-13 14-Mar-14 01-Nov-13 24-Feb-14 01-Oct-13 17-Jan-14 19-Feb-14 28-Feb-14 06-Oct-13 04-Oct-13 05-Oct-13 01-Mar-14 07-Oct-13 18-Dec-13 14-Mar-14 14-Mar-14 18-Oct-13 10-Oct-13 17-Jan-14 22-Nov-13 08-Feb-14 17-Jan-14 28-Mar-14 07-Oct-13 22-Nov-13 04-Oct-13 28-Mar-14 02-Oct-13 10-Oct-13 05-Oct-13

Aegyptian Gold Affen-Keefer Alabama Andalay Angel Angel of War Aragorn Arduc Aul Amira Bacioni Baltic Viking Bonaparte Bronte Cailean Mor Kalahari CJA Debbonheir Consolata Copper Sunshine Cosmopolitan Counsel Cream Soda Daen Dalmiro Damiani Daralinde Dash Of Pepper Dauphine De Jazz CC Decked With Chrome Delyteful Dharma DM Khember Star Doc's Colonel Don Angelo Dona Valentina Dorci Duke's Mr T. J. El Da Vinci

41071 1042556 1004751 1096710 1105611 1091303 1086069 45366 1105312 1092379 1087290 45301 1105455 1106471 1106719 1076855 1045331 1105314 1106752 1094814 45326 1106508 1063016 1101136 1100645 1070002 1080044 1082748 36384 1097280 1071092 1100563 1068367 1090672 1090042 1101780 1078234

Powers, Sondra Reed, Zoe Butler, Friederike Pipoly, Saebra Riddell, Wendy DeConcini, Jamie Leutwyler, Susan Mooney, Michele Blacker, Marcy McFadden, Marji Downie, Kathleen Powers, Linda Coleman, Cynthia Markham, Jan DeVoe, David Reynolds, Jodi Putty, Dee Oaks, Genevieve Baysa, Colter Riddell, Wendy Fisher, Ariel Carlson, Catherine Roth, Amy Webb, Tammy Hitchcock, Cindy Normandeau, Cindy Anderson,Tracey Schwartz, Maureen Stenstrom, Gayle Winans, Dawn Denbrock, Linda Carlson, Catherine Damiano, Ann Shelly, Jayne Lundgren, Jeanette Lubinski, Karen Course, Cynthia

28-Mar-14 01-Oct-13 01-Nov-13 03-Mar-14 08-Feb-14 17-Jan-14 26-Feb-14 30-Sep-13 10-Feb-14 13-Jan-14 01-Oct-13 22-Nov-13 19-Feb-14

El Tigre d Oro Elegancz Elysium Fameus Fashion Featuring Abigail Finders Keepers Fine N Dandy Finnegan Black Fiona Flash Frolich Fuerstin Fenora

1103886 1100372 1099205 38547 27922 1094560 1075842 1099352 1100277 1094587 1069408 45426 1083637

Duzan, Barbara Werstler, Danielle Leach, Reagan Bowles, Lara Riddell, Wendy Pribble, Kimberly Coppelli, Catalina Maurer, Maria Casey,Brieana Haskell, Carolyn Bill, Laura Eikel-Baughman, Nathalie Markham, Jan

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Date Paid 02-Mar-14 05-Oct-13 28-Sep-13 02-Oct-13 01-Nov-13 01-Nov-13 02-Mar-14 03-Oct-13 04-Dec-13 01-Nov-13 02-Oct-13 07-Feb-14 02-Oct-13 22-Nov-13 07-Oct-13 24-Oct-13 07-Feb-14 21-Oct-13 30-Sep-13 13-Mar-14 29-Sep-13 01-Nov-13 17-Jan-14 05-Oct-13 01-Oct-13 15-Feb-14 18-Dec-13 22-Dec-13 01-Nov-13 11-Mar-14 05-Oct-13 12-Feb-14 24-Dec-13 22-Feb-14 02-Oct-13 01-Nov-13 02-Oct-13 25-Sep-13 08-Feb-14 02-Oct-13 28-Mar-14 28-Feb-14 19-Dec-13 23-Feb-14 19-Dec-13 22-Nov-13 27-Oct-13 14-Mar-14 10-Feb-14 22-Nov-13 02-Oct-13 17-Feb-14 22-Nov-13

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Goldika Great Grimsby Habian Hawk Of My Heart Hermione NSF I Wont Kiss n Tell In D'Aire Jeweliette JS Shakespeare Jurisdiction Kriptonita AF Lanzelot Lenz Leon Lexington Malabar King Marbella Maronda Martini Melody's Moment Michaelangelo Midtway Myst of Elysium Mysticantare My-T Nahimana Neskowin New Castle New Yorks Finest Nicor La Bryere Oziwon Pakuna Paladin SF Piper's Stewart Plato En Rouge Prince Caspian Princess Czarina Prodigy Prophecy PS Rudy Valentino Quintana Roo CR Raoul Raphaela Rave Review Raynyday Final Salute Razmitaz Redhawk's Florencianna Regalo Reminiscence Revenue Rianna Ripley Risky Business Ritornel M Rocky William

Horse USDF 1077104 1094987 1089756 1089151 1092612 1101633 1104314 1105333 1105764 1104261 1084520 1105889 22444 1053721 1103858 1013324 1064567 1026688 1034221 1068059 1081937 1025569 1101488 1100219 1090684 1100431 NES-CLE 1040312 1045057 1084936 1098688 1089157 1100674 1058517 1043423 1090661 37030 1059144 1104027 1099117 42633 1001109 1002632 1106336 1095463 1094710 1032576 1106514 1074715 1100080 1105092 1019085 1043441 1089245

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Horse Owner Earl, Kate Hinrichs, Quin-Anne Beebe, Jane O'Brien, Molly Biehl, Robin Pollack, Jamie Earl, Kate Foster, Stephanie Bourquin, Michele Dolan, Emily Roth, Linda LaCroix, Ray Vlatten-Schmitz, Dorie Fahrenson, Scarlett Kothe, Pamela Conway, Ursula LaCroix, Cindi Parrish, Susan Buchanan, Anne Leacy, Doris Lindley, Deborah Gilmartin, Anne Crookham, Ann-Marie Course, Cynthia Peabody, Meredith Spencer, Karen Cleveland, Beth Gilcreest, Ivana Bradley, Joyce Lane, Leesa Farthing, Pamela Sklar, Laine Graf, Jill McKinney, Lynn Sannes, Melisa Tyler, Lyn O'Brien, Molly Stark-Goss, Michelle Brickell, Penelope Johnson, Katherine Lindsten, Sarah Ridley, Kylie/Devoe, Dave Estes, DeeDee Naas, Lindsay Sherwood, Catalina Berry, Bobbi Toll, Glenda Carlson, Catherine Estes, DeeDee Brookhart, Kendall Patton-Rich, Teri Jackson, Cyndi Amhowitz, Melanie Gasperak, Joan


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01-Oct-13 23-Feb-14 01-Nov-13 16-Dec-13 08-Feb-14 22-Nov-13 17-Dec-13 24-Oct-13 25-Oct-13 04-Dec-13 25-Feb-14 30-Sep-13 27-Feb-14 17-Jan-14 01-Nov-13 30-Sep-13 01-Nov-13 17-Jan-14 23-Oct-13

Rolando Roy-Els Belle of the Ball Rubi La Belle Rudi Rustiano Sabain Santiago SF Ser Steinway Hit Shakin Her Asset Shambala Shiloh's Unforgettable Sig The Flying Dutchman Silly Willy Mr. McNelly Silver Star Sir Raleigh Skyhit Solana Soliloquy Sophina LS

29-Sep-13 17-Jan-14 24-Oct-13 18-Dec-13 07-Oct-13 12-Dec-13 30-Sep-13 28-Sep-13 01-Nov-13 22-Nov-13 22-Oct-13 17-Dec-13 24-Oct-13 05-Oct-13 01-Nov-13 01-Nov-13 01-Oct-13 15-Mar-14 30-Sep-13 04-Feb-14 25-Sep-13

Spotify SR Ssavant Sylvano Talara TE Omega Teodoro III Titan (2) Up Tempo Vermeer VT Night Life Wallstreet Whisper Wendo Whisper in the Wind Willow Windstarr Winstar Won in a Million Wraaven Wrigley Zantango Zevis Private Jet

Horse USDF 1090516 1093214 1046013 1043028 1085465 36137 1078336 1100209 1096432 1105770 1100516 38333 1107122 1020178 1105464 1100411 1095395 1020658 1105283 1100975 1100223 1057379 1091266 1087729 1105849 1071498 1086262 1053774 1071085 1067813 1076617 1031260 1100210 1017347 36480 1076678 1016904 1069242 1080159 1100478

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Horse Owner Delaney, Joann Naas, Lindsay Storey-London, Linda Browning, Susan Lassetter, Caroline Stenstrom, Gayle Surplus, Kailee Conway, Ursula Young, Patricia Bourquin, Michele Sundancer Horses, LLC French, Kathy Wickham, Ashley Cook, Ellen Drake, Elizabeth Buchanan, Anne Kurbat, Margaret Goll, Laury Maland, Lia Vlatten-Schmitz, Dorie Manning, Megan Ziurys, Lucy Finnegan, Kara Denbrock, Madison Radda, Tania Crinnian, Susan Degirolamo, Carol Boice, Lynn Lent, Stacey Poe, Yvonne Lorenzen, Kay Goss, Michael Farthing, Pamela Eggers, Elizabeth Vlatten Schmitz, Dorie Powers, Linda Paglia, Paula Goldman, Emily Carson, Deborah Cole, Chris


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Prevent Injury...Wear an ASTM-SEI Approved Riding Helmet Every Ride, Every Time

Injuries sustained as a result of horse riding are common‌.. Head injuries outnumber spinal injuries by five to one.

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The Dressage Foundation is offering it's second year of grants to non-professionals to attend the Spanish Riding School at Heldenberg with the application deadline approaching on July 1st. We would love for you to share the attached images with your members and spread the word about this amazing opportunity! For more information, please visit the Heldenberg Fund page or feel free to contact us. Thank you, Jane Fucinaro

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All Flakes of Hay are Not Created Equal Posted on August 22, 2012 by Gayle R. I was called out to farm to review a horse that had started to lose weight. The owner explained to me that the horse had been diagnosed with ulcers, so her vet recommended alfalfa hay. She purchased some nice quality second cutting, and had the test results which showed the hay to be exceptional quality, and containing 1Mcal (1000 calories) per pound. Thus, she could not figure out where the hole in the feeding program was that was causing the horse to lose weight. In review, her horses diet was calculated at 21.5 Mcal per day, based on his work schedule and body condition score:

 4 flakes of timothy hay per day  4 pounds of grain per day Since the horse weighed in at 1000 pounds, we chose to go with 2% of his body weight per day in forage, or 20 pounds. The old hay had tested at 800 calories per pound. We balanced the diet with 4 pounds of grain at 1430 calories per pound, or 1.43 Mcal.

 Forage = 16 Mcal  Grain = 5.7 Mcal  Total = 21 .7 Mcal The owner explained that she was feeding the same amount of hay as before, and since it was such good quality, it had to be a grain problem. When we calculated his old diet, each flake of hay averaged 5 pounds each. That was how we determined 4 flakes would reach the 2% or 20 pound feed rate. I asked if she had weighed the new hay, and she admitted she had not done so yet. To her surprise, when we weighed several flakes, they all averaged 3 pounds per flake. When I showed her the math, the problem was obvious:

 1 Flake timothy hay 5lb@ x 4 flakes per day = 20 pounds per day x 800 calories = 16Mcal (16,000 calories)  1 Flake Alfalfa hay 3lb@ x 4 flakes per day = 12 pounds per day x 1000 calories = 12Mcal (12,000 calories) With that simple change in hay, she had cut her horse’s caloric intake by 4,000 calories per day over the past month. Armed with this new information, adding more flakes of hay to the daily ration put the horse right back on track.

Reprinted with permission of Nutrena.

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Calendar of Events December 2014 8: ADA Meeting, Location TBD 14: CFF Schooling Days, Location Carefree Farms, Judge TBD, Contact Laura Borghesani laura.borghesani@gmail.com http://carefreefarms.net/ clinicsschoolingevents.html 8: ADA Meeting, Location TBD 18-21: USDF Region 5 Championships Location Colorado Horse Park, Parker, CO, Judges TBD 28: NAC Schooling Show Series, New Location American Ranch Equestrian Center, Prescott, Secretary Lynn Simpson jlsmes48@gmail.com January 2015 4: CFF Schooling Days, Location Carefree Farms, Judge TBD, Contact Laura Borghesani laura.borghesani@gmail.com http://carefreefarms.net/ clinicsschoolingevents.html TBD: TDC Winter Heat I & II February2015 15: CFF Schooling Days, Location Carefree Farms, Judge TBD, Contact Laura Borghesani laura.borghesani@gmail.com http://carefreefarms.net/ clinicsschoolingevents.html TBD:ADA Fun in February March 2015 TBD: TDC March Madness I & II April 2015 TBD: ADA Spring Celebration 15-19: FEI World Cup Finals, Las Vegas May 2015 June 2015 July 2015 August 2015 TBD: ADA Mountain Air Dressage and ADA Dressage in the Pines September 2015 October 2015 10-12: ABIG/USDF Region 5 Championships/ADA Fall Fiesta, WestWorld, Show Manager Jay Chabucos JayChabucos@gmail.com 623 221 0707, Secretary Sue Plasman splasman@comcast.net 602 463 2505 November 2015 TBD: ADA Fall Fiesta TBD: TDC Fall Festival I & II and State Championshiops December 2015

June 2014 9: ADA Meeting, Location Home of Sue Leutwyler 30: Tracey Lert Clinic, riders and auditors welcome, contact Jenny at 623 935 3267 July 2014 14: ADA Meeting, Location TBD 27: NAC Schooling Show Series, New Location American Ranch Equestrian Center, Prescott, Secretary Lynn Simpson jlsmes48@gmail.com August 2014 11: ADA Meeting, Location TBD 16-17: ADA Mountain Air Dressage and ADA Dressage in the Pines, Location Coconino County Fairgrounds Racetrack (Fort Tuthill) Judges Dinah Babcock “S” and Fran Dearing-Kerr “S”, Manager Jay Chabucos 623 221 0707 JayChabucos@gmail.com, Secretary Sue Plasman 602 463 2505 splasman@comcast.net September 2014 8: ADA Meeting, Location TBD 18-21: USDF Region 5 Championships Location Colorado Horse Park, Parker, CO, Judges TBD 28: NAC Schooling Show Series, New Location American Ranch Equestrian Center, Prescott, Secretary Lynn Simpson jlsmes48@gmail.com October 2014 10-12: Members Only Schooling Show and Open Schooling Show, WestWorld, Contact Nathalie EikelBaughman 480-231-4587 12: CFF Schooling Days, Location Carefree Farms, Judge TBD, Contact Laura Borghesani laura.borghesani@gmail.com http://carefreefarms.net/clinicsschoolingevents.html 13: ADA Meeting, Location TBD November 2014 1-2: ADA Fall Fiesta, Location WestWorld, Judges Dolly Hannon “S”, Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez “S”, Sue Kolstad “S”, Manager Jay Chabucos 623 221 0707 JayChabucos@gmail.com, Secretary Sue Plasman 602 463 2505 splasman@comcast.net 10: ADA Meeting, Location TBD 22-23: TDC Fall Festival I and II and State Championships, Location Pima County Fairgrounds, Judges Charlote Bredahl “S”, Charlotte Trentelman “S”, TBA, Manager Jay Chabucos 623 221 0707 JayChabucos@gmail.com, Secretary Dian Seabury dfseabury@gmail.com 23: CFF Schooling Days, Location Carefree Farms, Judge TBD, Contact Laura Borghesani laura.borghesani@gmail.com http://carefreefarms.net/clinicsschoolingevents.html TBA: Henrik Johanson “Positive Riding” Clinic Equus Dressage, Scottsdale, AZ, Auditors and Riders of all levels welcome. Check out Henrik’s Webpage at www.positiveriding.com for excellent tips for trainers and riders alike. Contact Tami George 1-800-231-0670 jeta@northlink.com

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