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Gala: ccaverly@comcast.net

Caren Caverly 770-713-4025

Grant: haileysdq@gmail.com

Barbara Taylor 404-274-4411

Insurance: ccaverly@comcast.net

Caren Caverly 770-713-4025

Kudzu Klinics: wkssduffy@bellsouth.net

Kathy Duffy 770-442-9749

President: ccaverly@comcast.net

Caren Caverly 770-713-4025

Membership: gdctamembership@gmail.com

Mary Lou Freil 770-330-2489

VP Dressage: Julie@shannondale.com

Julie Shannon 770-569-9555

Penny Morse 770-316-8655

VP Eventing: plambros@bellsouth.net

Peri Lambros 678-372-4105

Newsletter Co-Editors: designonpenny@yahoo.com & webmaster@gdcta.org Schooling Show Recognition: gdcta.shows@gmail.com

Recording Secretary: joannemorse1@yahoo.com

Joanne Morse 770-313-6283

Sponsorship/Public Relations: scollinshcit@gmail.com

Susan Collins 404-558-5034

Treasurer: pwest@radix-consulting.com

Peter West 762-448-9049

Volunteer Coordinator: heidiann5683@yahoo.com

Heidi White 706-248-6305

Website Manager: webmaster@gdcta.org

June Brewer 678-677-4404

Ken Berry gdctaawards@gmail.com


Rebecca Bowman gallop766@aol.com


Susan Collins scollinshcit@gmail.com


Erin McCloud mcclouderinl@gmail.com


Elizabeth Molloy 770-634-4089 missliz@taramiaridingschool.com

COMMITTEE CHAIRS Caren Caverly 770-713-4025

Collegiate Program: Amanda Garner amanda@epiphany-farm.com 404-245-6688 Education: Julie@shannondale.com

Cover photo . . .

Chris Hutchings 404-630-9133

Kim Abernathy and Percy visiting Santa (John Stooksbury). Photo: J.D. Tyre, jdtyre.com

Youth Liaison: Liz Molloy missliz@taramiaridingschool.com 770-634-4089

Newsletter Submission Guidelines

Carla Jimmerson 404-421-0509 carlajimmerson@hotmail.com

Awards: ccaverly@comcast.net

GDCTA is led by your peers and exists to serve our members’ needs. If you would like to be involved with committee or just have general suggestions, please contact the appropriate member.

June Brewer 678-677-4404

Corresponding Sec’tary: Stephanie Beckwith spalbeck@gmail.com 404-428-8321



Julie Shannon 770-569-9555

Collected Remarks is the official publication of the Georgia Dressage and Combined Training Association, Inc. (GDCTA), a non-profit, exempt corporation organized under Section 501© (3). It is the monthly newsletter designed to inform, educate and entertain the membership. The Editor encourages members to submit original advertising, articles, photographs, and artwork for possible publication. Articles should be submitted via email and be PC compatible. Articles taking political positions or promotional in nature will not be considered for publication. ‘Collected Remarks’ reserves the right to reject any advertising or article deemed to be unsuitable for this newsletter.  Make checks payable to GDCTA and mail to Peter West, 20 Wild Turkey Lane, Jasper, GA. 30143.  All display ads should be submitted as a print ready PDF with images and fonts embedded or in a JPEG file.  All articles and classified ads should be sent to the Editors via email (designonpenny@yahoo.com or horseprint@aol.com) and be submitted in PDF or Microsoft Word formats only.  Editorial contributions are welcomed although publication cannot be guaranteed.  GDCTA is not responsible for the opinions and statements expressed in signed articles or paid advertisements.

DISCLOSURE Complete GDCTA Board of Directors meeting minutes are available upon request to the Recording Secretary. Financial records are available upon written request to the Treasurer. For information regarding Awards, Schooling Show Recognition, Membership, Education, Youth Programs, the Website, etc., contact the appropriate chairperson for that committee.

BOARD NOTES Upcoming GDCTA events:  Dec 18: Holiday Board Meeting/Potluck Party at Shannondale Farm 2395 Birmingham Road in Milton. 7:00 PM sharp. Contact Erin McCloud mcclouderinl@gmail.com with your dish plans.  Printed Newsletter Cover Raffle [pg 9]~ Drawing Jan 27 at the Awards Gala. Purchase tickets on the website store page.  Jan 27, 2018: Awards Gala at the

Atlanta Marriott in Alpharetta, GA [pg 8]

Photo: Liz Crawley Photography

I love you! Now let go, people are watching!

This is not your average newsletter! GDCTA inaugural yearbook issue, Collected Remarks: Living the Dream - A Year in Review 2017 This printed issue will cover the year-end awards, medals, standings, and National Finals results.

Special pricing applies to all Congrats and Gratitude advertisements. Share those awesome memories! This is the time to thank your trainer and support team for all their hard work or congratulate your sponsored rider(s) with an ad that is in print, a keepsake that lasts forever. Public, sincere recognition of a job well done offers rewards beyond money! Contact Susan Collins scollinshcit@gmail.com about space availability and prices. Space reservations are due on or before February 15th Ad copy is officially due March 1st. This issue is to be published in Spring 2018. More details: Caren Caverly ccaverly@comcast.net / 770-713-4025

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COMPETITORS The 2018 awards year began October 1, 2017 and ends September 30, 2018

Are you submitting your scores after each show? Make sure you are listed as a participating member! The list is on the homepage of GDCTA.org (scroll down)

Awards Chair—Schooling & Recognized Caren Caverly Ccaverly@comcast.net 770-713-4025 CALENDAR (GDCTA events in red) USEF/USDF/USEA, 2018 Show Season May 12-13 Greater Atlanta Dressage Southern Sep 1-2 Labor Day Classic I & II Oct 12-14 Region 3 Championships



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GDCTA Holiday Meeting/Potluck Party



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Awards Gala



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Clinics & Symposiums & More DEC 18

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GDCTA-Recognized Schooling Shows (green=pending), 2018 Show Season Dec 16

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