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NODA News

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Issue 9, 2015

Northern Ohio Dressage Association

Inside: Nominations OPEN for the Executive Board, page 8. NODA Schooling Show Results August 2nd at South Farm, page 10. Tips from Jan Ebeling by Cassandra Hummert, page 12. Dressage 2015 & Dressage Encore 2015 Results, page 14.

Cover: Winner of the Kathy Beck Memorial Award, Liz Ritz with presenters Tim Beck & Amy Riggs. Photo by Erich Linder, Linder Photography.

Join us at NODA’s Annual Open Meeting! September 27th, at Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center in Chagrin Falls. Details on page 11.


Greetings from the President confident that NODA’s membership will come together to assure the continuance of our organization and its educational mission.

The Northern Ohio Dressage Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit

What is NODA’s MISSION? ……”to promote and further interest in the

2014 NODA Executive Board President Dee Liebenthal 330-562-8455 president@nodarider.org

Vice President Niki Sackman vp@nodarider.org

Treasurer Nancy Danielson 440-759-2117 (Text only) treasurer@nodarider.org

Secretary Patti Valencic secretary@nodarider.org

Parliamentarian Dale Lappert 330-527-4683 parliamentarian@nodarider.org

Directors at Large Mary Lou Gallagher 216-251-7469 MaryLou-DAL@nodarider.org

Barbara Soukup Barb-DAL@nodarider.org

Kathy Kirchner 330-995-6010 Kathy-DAL@nodarider.org

Gail Patton 440-442-5256

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understanding of dressage through education, active participation and support of local, regional, and national dressage activities”, By supporting the education of the rider we support the welfare of the horse. I am certain that each of you agree with this mission and just need to know and understand that your help is needed.

Both Niki and I will remain active as members DON’T BE JUST A PASSENGER - of the board and/or committees and we will BE A PART OF THE CREW!!!! continue to work hard. We are both committed to NODA and to producing great 2015 is my last year as President of Northern Recognized Shows next year and beyond, as Ohio Dressage Association. It is also Niki well as updating our schooling show series. Sackman’s last year as Vice President. On We also are interested in putting together a th September 27 , NODA will hold an open USDF “L” Program in the near future. (Please meeting at Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding note the current survey on the subject is Center in Chagrin Falls from 5PM to 8PM. At available on the website and in this issue of that meeting we will take nominations from the NODA News.) Niki and I, as well as the the floor for the Executive Board. WE NEED rest of the experienced board will be available MEMBERS TO STEP UP IF NODA IS TO to help and support new officers, so don’t let SURVIVE SUCCESSFULLY INTO THE FUTURE. inexperience with the NODA board keep you Both Niki and I want to express our gratitude from making a difference. You may also help and appreciation to the NODA Board and NODA in one of the committee openings we membership for their support over the last 4 have: Silent Auction Chair, Recognized Shows years. It has been a great experience for both Assistant Volunteer Coordinator, Schooling of us. If we didn’t think it was time for a Show Volunteer Coordinator or Schooling change, we would run again. But as we all Show Committee Chair, to name just a few. know, change is good and necessary in any It’s a fact that every single one of us is busy organization. It is time for new people to step beyond words. It is also a fact that an up and step in to guide NODA. New people energized and more active membership bring fresh ideas that will add energy to the spreads the time commitment over more organization. NODA really needs to be individuals, ultimately producing a more energized. The hope is that new officers will balanced organization able to meet the needs spark more interest and involvement to carry and desires of the membership. the organization into the future. If you would like more information, please THE PROBLEM: contact me, Dee Liebenthal at 216-534-1911 The number of members who are actually or president@nodarider.org, Dale Lappert at involved is too small to successfully run an 440-813-4009 parliamentarian@nodarider.org, organization our size. We need leaders who Niki Sackman, VP@nodarider.org, Kathy have the ability to energize the masses and Kirchner at memberrep@nodarider.org, or any entice them to bring their expertise, ideas and other board or committee member. time to the organization. Leaders who will express to the membership the importance Join the team! Make a difference! and need for more individual involvement. I know that most members don’t want to see Dee Liebenthal, President NODA slowly disappear, and I also feel


2015 Committees Communications

Competitions

Correspondence Secretary: Rosemary Rufo 330-527-7836 correspondence@nodarider.org

Chair:

Newsletter Editors: Layout/Content: Elizabeth Bross 814-881-2786 Elizabeth-editor@nodarider.org Layout/Content: April Woodward April-editor@nodarider.org Advertising/Corral: Mosie Welch 330-618-5838 Mosie-editor@nodarider.org Classifieds: Jill Voigt 216-346-2811 Classifieds@nodarider.org Reporting: Regina Sacha-Ujczo Regina-reporter@nodarider.org Webmaster and Facebook: Linda Cooley 440-941-6269 Webmaster@nodarider.org External Relations: Lisa Gorretta 440-543-8682 Ext-Relations@nodarider.org

Educational Programs Co-chairs: Marcia Doyle 330-562-8456 Marcia-Edu@nodarider.org Berni Moauro 330-467-0619 Berni-Edu@nodarider.org

Membership & Handbook Chair: Fran Cverna 440-834-1774 Membership@nodarider.org Junior & Young Rider Liaison: Lauren Hunter 812-655-0375 Jr-YR@nodarider.org Member Liaison: Kathy Kirchner 330-995-6010 MemberRep@nodarider.org Professional Liaison: Mary Dana Prescott

Historical Historian: Lora Burgess 440-554-6736 Historian@nodarider.org

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Recognized Show Niki Sackman RS-Chair@nodarider.org Manager: Kevin Bradbury 734-426-2111 Ext 111 Info@horseshowoffice.com Show Secretary: Mary Lou Gallagher 216-251-7469 RS-Secretary@nodarider.org Volunteer Coordinator: Karen Eisenhauer Shirring 330-220-4705 rs-vol-coord@nodarider.org Sponsors/Advertising: Regina Sacha Ujczo 216-390-3702 Sponsors@nodarider.org Program Coordinator: Sara Justice 908-240-6949 Program@nodarider.org

Schooling Show Chair:

Kara Maruszak 440-655-9376 SchoolingShow@nodarider.org Show Secretary: Jennifer Tulleners 440-213-6685 SS-Secretary@nodarider.org Volunteer Coordinator: Gail Patton 440-442-5256

Awards Chair:

Janeen Langowski-Grava 440-666-6182 Yearend-Awards@nodarider.org

Silent Auction Chair:

OPEN

Year-End Banquet Chair:

Shannon O'Hara 440-781-4557

Banquet@nodarider.org

Dressage 2015 and Dressage 2015 Encore Sponsors Platinum Level Sponsors Big Dee’s Tack and Vet Supply

Shade Tree Farm Betsy Rebar Sell

Gold Level Sponsors Schneiders Saddlery Silver Level Sponsors Arielle Brodkey Geauga Grain & Feed Supply Sterling Lakes Equestrian Center See page 5 for a full listing of sponsors and advertisers from our Recognized Shows

Newsletter & Website Advertisers Buckeye Horse Park Dream On Farm Equestrian Pursuits Equine Essentials GPS, Horse and Human Dynamics JP Dressage Lake Erie College Merrell Insurance Agency Nationwide Insurance North Crest Equestrian Center Poulin Dressage Rivendel Farm

NODA’s Board welcomes all comments and opinions regarding NODA activities, shows and policies. Please contact member liaison Kathy Kirchner. Monthly board meetings are held the second Monday of each month from 7 to 9 pm at Panera Bread, 6130 Kruse Drive in Solon. Members are welcome to attend. See meeting page at www.nodarider.org for details as on occasion the location of the meeting may change.

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~ Important message from your NODA President ~ Nominations OPEN for the Executive Board We Need Candidates! We Need You! New NODA President, [Your Name Here], Begins 2-Year Term January 1, 2016 Dear NODA Members,

This is an election year and NODA members must put together a slate of officer candidates in September that will be voted on by the membership. Those elected will serve for two years beginning in 2016. Members will be electing President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer, along with five Directors at Large (DAL). This is my last year as President. I will continue to work very hard for NODA and its goals and interests, but it is time to give someone else an opportunity to give NODA new energy, to help NODA figure out how to stand out in the crowd of competition for each member’s time. It is absolutely necessary that there be some turnover of board members in any organization. Without turnover, there is stagnation. To build a better future, we must learn from the past, but not live in it. NODA must be progressive and figure out how to appeal to members in a way that will encourage involvement in educational events and schooling shows, as well as at the committee and board levels. No one has stepped up to run for President, so we need your help. You do not have to be a current or past board member to be eligible to run for President or any other office.    

Do you want to see and/or be a part of NODA’s successful progress into the future? Do you ever wish that NODA did “X” or more “Y”? Are you unhappy with the current focus/emphasis of the organization? Do you find that you have more complaints about NODA than praise?

If you have answered “yes” to any of the questions above, then please consider becoming more involved with NODA. NODA needs your help to become all it can be.

NODA’s Annual Open Meeting September 27, 2015 Fieldstone Farms TRC 5 to 8 pm Agenda: dinner, short business meeting, election nominations from the floor, and equine presentation Need more information about running for office? Contact me at President@nodarider.org or NODA’s Parliamentarian, Dale Lappert at Parliamentarian@nodarider.org Thank you for your attention, Dee Liebenthal, President Northern Ohio Dressage Association NODA News 2015 page 9

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NODA Schooling Show August 2, 2015 at South Farm Photos by Dee Liebenthal

High Point Awards High Point-Intro Level: Bitsy Gascoigne & Brimstone N Wildfire 68.750% Novice Introductory Test A JR/YR (C) Hughes 1 India Anderson Saigo to Chexy

63.438%

High Point-Training & Above: Jacqueline Ann Shaffer & My Country Cowboy 74.091% 5 Rachel Caracci 6 Colleen Welder

Anikan Owen

56.923% 55.577%

Novice USDF Introductory Test B JR/YR (C) Justice 1 India Anderson Saigo to Chexy 61.875%

Training Level Test 2 JR/YR (C) Justice 1 Noelle Ignagni MRF Bello di Notte

55.577%

USDF Introductory Test A Adult Amateur (C) Hughes 1 April Woodward Serengeti 65.313% Q 2 Pam White Flash In The Knight 59.688% 3 Danielle Struna Famous Mr. Jones 57.813%

Training Level Test 2 Professional (C) Justice 1 Lindsay Holland Donovan

58.654%

Training Level Test 3 Adult Amateur (C) Hughes 1 Ariel Wyatt Cheerio 2 Helen Welch Django 3 Kim Zemba Odin 4 Gail Patton Summer Breeze 4 Cassie Serdula Reclaim 6 Trina Hug Mahogany Rush

68.182% 67.045% Q 65.682% 64.318% Q 64.318% 58.636%

Training Level Test 3 Professional (C) Hughes 1 Jacqueline Ann Schaffer My Country Cowboy 2 Lindsay Holland Donovan 3 Danielle Blymier-Hebler Jills Sunshine

74.091% Q 67.273% 49.773%

USDF Introductory Test B Adult Amateur (C) Justice 1 April Woodward Serengeti 62.188% 2 Susan Powers Les is More 59.375% 3 Danielle Struna Famous Mr. Jones 54.688% 4 Pam White Flash In The Knight 54.688% USDF Introductory Test B JR/YR (C) Justice 1 Ashley Auen India

62.813%

USDF Introductory Test C Adult Amateur (C) Hughes 1 Bitsy Gascoigne Brimstone N Wildfire 68.750% Q 2 Susan Powers Les is Mor 63.250% 3 Danielle Struna Famous Mr. Jones 57.750% USDF Introductory Test C JR/YR (C) Hughes 1 Ashley Auen India

66.500%

Novice Training Level Test 1 Adult Amateur (C) Justice 1 Rob Stone Mingo 57.174% Novice Training Level Test 2 Adult Amateur (C) Justice 1 Rob Stone Mingo 62.308% Q 2 April Woodward Serengeti 60.577% Q Training Level Test 1 Adult Amateur (C) Hughes 1 Rachel Caracci Anikan 2 Ariel Wyatt Cheerio 3 Bitsy Gascoigne Brimstone N Wildfire 4 Patti Valencic Fox Meadow Dancer 5 Lea Wojtkiewicz Winter Sky 6 Kim Zemba Odin 7 Colleen Welder Owen Training Level Test 1 JR/YR (C) Hughes 1 Noelle Ignagni MRF Bello di Notte

62.593% Q 58.889% 55.370% 54.630%

First Level Test 1 JR/YR (C) Justice 1 Alaina Rolenz Leos Arabella Rose

60.185% Q

First Level Test 1 Professional (C) Justice 1 Sarah Freeman Ziegfried

63.889% Q

First Level Test 2 Adult Amateur (C) Hughes 69.348+% Q 1 Joanna Zinna Annie 69.348% 2 Leslie Grimm Brevard 68.696% Q First Level Test 2 JR/YR (C) Hughes 67.174% Q 1 Alaina Rolenz Leos Arabella Rose 66.957% Q First Level Test 2 Professional (C) Hughes 65.435% Q 1 Sarah Freeman Odin 61.739% Q 2 Sarah Freeman Ziegfried 68.261% Q

Training Level Test 1 Professional (C) Hughes 1 Danielle Blymier-Hebler Jills Sunshine

60.435% Q

Training Level Test 2 Adult Amateur (C) Justice 1 Patti Valencic Fox Meadow Dancer 2 Lea Wojtkiewicz Winter Sky 3 Lori Butt Born A Two Timer 4 Trina Hug Mahogany Rush

63.846% 63.269% 59.615% 58.846%

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First Level Test 1 Adult Amateur (C) Justice 1 Peggi Ignagni MRF Bello di Notte 2 Helen Welch Django 3 Gail Patton Summer Breeze 4 Joanna Zinna Annie

66.250% Q 62.656% Q

65.156% 70.000% Q 63.281%

First Level Test 3 Adult Amateur (C) Justice 1 Leslie Grimm Brevard 2 Crissteen Miller Easy Swinger

58.235% 56.324%

Second Level Test 1 Adult Amateur (C) Hughes 1 Crissteen Miller Easy Swinger

58.636% Q

Second Level Test 1 Professional (C) Justice 1 Victoria Patterson-Pirko Fantasia Second Level Test 3 Professional (C) Hughes

68.939% Q


hird Level Test 3 Professional (C) Hughes 1 Jessica Paine Royal Thomas

67.564% Q

Walk Trot Equitation (C) Justice 1 Pam White Flash In The Knight

63.000% Q

USEF Training Level Rider Test (C) Justice 1 Cassie Serdula Reclaim

69.600%

Western Dressage Basic Test 1 (C) Hughes 1 Lisa Cardinale Zans Fancy Superstar

65.161%

Western Dressage Basic Test 3 (C) Justice 1 Lisa Cardinale Zans Fancy Superstar

61.364%

USEA Beginner Novice Test A (C) Justice 1 Trina Hug Mahogany Rush

52.632%

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Tips from Jan Ebeling by Cassandra Hummert

I

recently had the last minute pleasure of riding in a clinic with Jan Ebeling at Topline Stables at Walden. Janeen has always put on great clinics, and I am grateful for her passion for bringing talented clinicians to the Northeast Ohio area! The horse I brought to my one-day session was my 11 year old Swedish gelding, Viggo, who I have only had for a few months. Although he is schooling much of the Grand Prix, we have been competing at 4th level and the Prix St. George in order to slowly bring him up to the big tour. Jan gave us some wonderful pieces of advice for our daily work sessions. Below are a few that stood out.

bending the neck. I am really strong on my right side, and have a tendency to overbend the horse to the right. Jan said not only do I need to be conscientious of too much bend, but don’t necessarily correct it by counterbending. Try to keep the horse exactly straight. For Viggo, this is especially It is very important to work the horse’s walk. From the minute you swing your leg over to the minute you hop off, schooling the important in the changes, which can get crooked (usually walk is going to help you in the because I have him bent to the right). For the half passes, point the nose at the wall, but then ride the half pass with the legs as ring. When warming up and cooling down, allow ample time much as possible and don’t readjust the neck. for the horse to walk around, The last great piece of advice was for working the piaffe. and encourage him to stretch Everyone has a different style for teaching piaffe, but Jan wanted into a very long rein, but with a to “trick” the horse into making the steps, by halting and asking brisk marching pace. He should him to square the hind legs with a light tapping leg. What started not be running away, but as a shuffle quickly became more active behind until the horse shouldn’t be lollygagging was able to stay relatively in place. After this, of course, Viggo around. When you pick up the was rewarded with a pat and long rein. J reins, spend lots of time moving I have found that clinics are only as valuable as you make them. the horse off the leg, but not If you can come with a plan of what to work on, an open mind, necessarily manipulating the and a positive work attitude, you will ALWAYS come away with neck. something useful. Having never ridden with Jan before, I was Speaking of the neck, Jan also said a lot about not over-

THANK YOU to our hardworking and dedicated Recognized Show Committee. Moving the our Recognized Shows to Chagrin Valley Farms couldn't have happened without this wonderful group of volunteer committee members. Thank you is not enough!!! Niki Sackman - Chair Marcia Doyle Mary Lou Gallagher Lisa Gorretta Sara Justice Dee Liebenthal

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Karen Shirring Kate Poulin Regina Sacha-Ujczo Julie Stapf Christine Thompson Lauren Tisdale

impressed and pleased with his wonderful demeanor, and nonintimidating teaching style. I highly recommend him!

Joan Harris Passes Away We are sad to say that Joan Harris, former riding coach and Director of Lake Erie College’s Equestrian Center during the 1980’s, passed away on August 13th at the age of 85. She was living in Dereham, Norfolk, UK. Many local equestrians and former Lake Erie College students have fond memories of her and her influence. We are told that she was still teaching in the UK into 2014. If anyone would like to send a card, we have provided the name and address of Joan’s daughter and a link to the obituary. www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/farewell-to-the-horse -worlds-great-and-good-2015-470014 Helen Brandwood Ashdene Norwich Road Swanton Morely


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Dressage 2015 & Dressage Encore 2015 USDF/USEF Recognized Show Results July 18-19 at Chagrin Valley Farms Saturday Results Class 1UB, USDF Introductory Test B Sponsored by Heidi Crawford in honor of the Fenway Foundation for Friesian Horses 1 Kristen Gould Deluxxe Jr/Yg 70.625 2 Emma Lammert Heart Of Gold Jr/Yg 63.125 3 Heidi Crawford Bartja AA 53.438 Class 1UC, USDF Introductory Test C (Kolstad) 1 Emma Lammert Heart Of Gold Jr/Yg 67.500 Class 1T1, Training Level Test 1 (Kolstad) Sponsored by Janice Boehm & Mike Sherer for “Chance Encounter” 1 Reagan McClellan Going For Gold AA 70.000 2 Elisabeth Gascoigne Brimstone-N-Wildfire AA 68.696 3 Kathi Agens Mercedes AA 65.652 4 Jill Hazen Wildorado's Mandalay AA 65.435 1 Kassandra Reed Seattle's Golden Glory Jr/Yg 67.391 2 Ashley Auen India Jr/Yg 63.913 1 Holly Taylor Raffie Open 71.739 2 Valorie Gill Solar Open 47.391 Class 1T2, Training Level Test 2 (Ebner) Sponsored by Sabine Walker 1 Erin Hill Brigandell AA 77.500 2 Kathi Agens Mercedes AA 62.692 1 Kassandra Reed Seattle's Golden Glory Jr/Yg 67.692 1 Patrick Tompkins Flame Robin Open 86.731 2 Loreen Cobb Chapel Hill Open 76.923 3 Patrick Tompkins Fleur De Lis APT Open 73.077 4 Susan Kuhn Tiger Stetson Open 63.654 5 Lynnette Jacobs Entero VDL Open 60.769 6 Valorie Gill Solar Open 60.577 Class 1T3, Training Level Test 3 (Kerr) The Dressage Foundation Class -Sponsored by Niki Sackman 1 Dana Shapiro Mane Squeeze AA 72.273 2 Reagan McClellan Going For Gold AA 67.955 3 Nicole Galek Roxi AA 67.045 4 Jerri Anesetti Spring Hollow Cassanova AA 65.227 5 Erin Hill Brigandell AA 64.318 6 Andrea Hinds DC: Thunder In The AA 62.500 1 Lauren Hunter Loxley Jr/Yg 62.273 2 Emma Lammert Heart Of Gold Jr/Yg 57.955 1 Kristin Stein Rae Sangria Open 75.455 2 Patrick Tompkins Fleur De Lis APT Open 72.727 3 Patrick Tompkins Flame Robin Open 70.909 4 Janeen Langowski Master Finnegan Open 68.182 4 Jackie Schafer My Country Cowboy Open 68.182 6 Therese Evans Hidden Promise Open 67.273 Class 111, First Level Test 1 (Kolstad) Sponsored by Alice Brightup 1 Megan Barnhizer Fascination Starr AA 71.481 2 Shannon O'Hara Elegancia CW AA 67.407 3 Dana Shapiro Mane Squeeze AA 66.852+ 4 Kelly Grant Easton AA 66.852 5 Diane Weber-Fawsitt Ecco Domani AA 66.667 6 Barbara Tuskas Stonewall's Ronan AA 66.481 1 Erin Vensel King Julian Jr/Yg 68.519 2 Lauren Hunter Loxley Jr/Yg 50.741 1 Jeffrey Taylor Daphne Open 74.444

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2 Janeen Langowski Master Finnegan Open 66.852 3 Elizabeth Biddick Lego Open 65.741 4 Danielle Hebler Riften ++/ Open 64.444 1 Peggi Ignagni MRF Bello di Notte Pony 55.741 Class 1O11, Opportunity First Level Test 1 (Kehr) 1 Niki Sackman Mercedes Colortyme Open 57.778 Class 112, First Level Test 2 (Kehr) Sponsored by Fair Weather Farm 1 Robin Mershon Rio Reloncavi AA 70.156 2 Tina Wallick Phantom Fan Seakele AA 67.656 3 Diane Weber-Fawsitt Ecco Domani AA 65.625 4 Katie Arbogast Astara Afire AA 62.656 5 Barbara Tuskas Stonewall's Ronan AA 61.875 6 Charma Fargo SRC Gabriella AA 61.094 1 Evelyn Lancione Gardist Jr/Yg 70.625 1 Alexandra Weeks Dexter Open 69.219 1 Peggi Ignagni MRF Bello di Notte Pony 65.625 Class 113, First Level Test 3 (Ebner) Sponsored by the Gretchen Singleton Fund and Jane Paisley 1 Robin Mershon Rio Reloncavi AA 76.618 2 Laura Viola Forum's Valdano AA 76.324 3 Megan Barnhizer Fascination Starr AA 68.971+ 4 Nicole Galek Roxi AA 68.971 5 Tina Wallick Phantom Fan Seakele AA 68.088 6 Kelly Grant Easton AA 67.941 1 Erin Vensel King Julian Jr/Yg 64.118 1 Kristin Stein Dauntless Open 79.559 2 Kristin Stein Rae Sangria Open 73.971 3 Jeffrey Taylor Daphne Open 70.294 4 Courtney MacDonald Kiwi Open 69.118 5 Janeen Langowski Davi's Danseur Obx Open 68.088 6 Alexandra Weeks Dexter Open 67.206 1 Peggi Ignagni MRF Bello di Notte Pony 63.971 Class 1O13, Opportunity First Level Test 3 (Ebner) 1 Niki Sackman Mercedes Colortyme Open 57.206 Class 121, Second Level Test 1 (Kehr) Sponsored by Lisa Gorretta in memory of Jane Grey & Alessandria 1 Molly Jackson Hollyhock Bella Noir AA 64.091 2 Cassandra Hale Darwin AA 61.970 3 Rebecca Smith Chippendale Dancer AA 59.394 1 Isabella Rice Lestat Jr/Yg 65.606 1 Jamie Gunyula Evening Pleasure Open 71.212 2 Kristin Stein Dauntless Open 70.152 3 Victoria Patterson-Pirko Fantasia Open 65.909 4 Charlotte Bayley Blue Ridge Monroe Open 63.788 5 Kristin Hermann Bracchus Open 63.485 6 Danielle Hebler Riften ++/ Open 60.152 Class 122, Second Level Test 2 (Kehr) Sponsored by Jane Paisley 1 Rebecca Smith Chippendale Dancer AA 56.282 1 Rose Watt Sincerrey Santiago Open 53.077 Class 123, Second Level Test 3 (Kolstad) Sponsored by Mithra Training Stable 1 Laura Viola Forum's Valdano AA 69.390 2 Molly Jackson Hollyhock Bella Noir AA 69.146 3 Kimberly Apicella Der Checker 3 AA 67.073 4 Shannon Kozakiewicz Sir Flemmingh AA 66.220 5 Melissa Borror Bootscootin Samor AA 64.390


6 Tay Laster Kit'Astrophe AA 63.415 1 McKenzie Miavitz Capricious Jr/Yg 61.341 1 Jeffrey Taylor Lilyana MLW Open 74.634 2 Victoria Patterson-Pirko Fantasia Open 72.439 3 Jennifer Harding Adante Open 66.341 4 Kimberly Robbins RVF G Force + Open 65.000 5 Charlotte Bayley Blue Ridge Monroe Open 63.659 6 Courtney MacDonald Kiwi Open 62.927 Class 131, Third Level Test 1 (Kolstad) Sponsored by Valley Riding and by Mary Lou Gallagher 1 Liz Ritz Natasha B AA 71.818 2 Linda Cooley KnightHawke AA 64.848 3 Tay Laster Kit'Astrophe AA 63.485 4 Kimberly Apicella Der Checker 3 AA 60.758 1 Briana Cavett Splash of Blue Gin Jr/Yg 61.667 1 Holly Taylor Royal Don Open 75.606 2 Francesca Nicoletti Balletino Open 70.000 3 Sabine Walker CA Hudson Bey Open 64.697 4 Danielle Hebler WWA Colino +/ Open 63.182 Class 132, Third Level Test 2 (Kehr) Sponsored by Equine Bodywork and Massage by Mosie Welch 1 Linda Cooley KnightHawke AA 67.308 2 Cindy Poulson Regalia AA 66.154 1 Briana Cavett Splash of Blue Gin Jr/Yg 60.385 1 Debbie McCaughtry Rugby Open 69.744 2 Sarah Freeman Weinkoenig LHF Open 68.205 3 Margaret McElhany Double Crown Open 64.231 4 Sabine Walker CA Hudson Bey Open 62.308 5 Kristin Semegen One Nation Open 57.692 Class 133, Third Level Test 3 (Ebner) Sponsored by Meridian Farm in loving memory of Bill Livingston 1 Cindy Poulson Regalia AA 68.846 2 Kristin Payden Zhonner AA 65.385 3 Cassandra Hale Darwin AA 59.615 1 Debbie McCaughtry Lady Victoria Open 76.795 2 Holly Taylor Royal Don Open 73.718 3 Therese Evans Diego M Open 71.282 4 Sarah Freeman Weinkoenig LHF Open 70.256 5 Patrick Tompkins Decimus Nero AC Open 62.692 6 Kristin Semegen One Nation Open 61.538 Class 141, Fourth Level Test 1 (Kolstad) Sponsored by Fran Cverna in memory of Rocky and Anno 1 Sally Gries Count Sinclair AA 57.432 2 Jennifer Kriegler Vasha SSF AA 57.297 1 Charlotte Bayley Mark fan'e Open 74.324 Goaijengeamieden Class 142, Fourth Level Test 2 (Ebner) Sponsored by Lisa Gorretta in memory of Veronica Holt 1 Kimberly Robbins Memoire Open 61.667 Class 143, Fourth Level Test 3 (Kolstad) Sponsored by Sterling Lakes Equestrian Center 1 Caitlin Zech Double XL ++++// AA 68.000 2 Suzanne Coleman Brazen Beauty AA 63.778 1 Jessica Paine Royal Thomas Open 65.556 2 Nancy Sterrett Romulus WF Open 65.111 3 Joanne White Rugged Elegance Open 64.889 4 Kimberly Robbins Memoire Open 59.111 Class 1P, FEI Prix St. Georges (Kehr) Sponsored by Jeni Gaffney in honor of Marlie 1 Alyssa Hines Out To Play AA 64.342 2 Caitlin Zech Double XL ++++// AA 63.421 3 Lauren Angie Robinson AA 58.158 4 Lisa Nelson Aerosmith AA 58.158 1 Therese Evans Tsjesse fan it Beielan Open 70.395 2 Nancy Sterrett Romulus WF Open 68.684

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3 Robin Birk Willie B Irish Open 4 Pia Helsted Vong's Denver Open Class 1F1, FEI Intermediate I (Kehr) Sponsored by Carey Smith-Wilson in memory of Randeck 1 Joanne White Algebraic Expression Open Class 1FC, FEI Test of Choice-(Grand Prix (Ebner) Sponsored by Sterling Lakes Equestrian Center 1 Charlotte Bayley Unlimited Open 2 Regina Sacha-Ujczo Arabella AA Saturday Evening Freestyle Classes and Prizes Sponsored by Betsy Juliano and Havensafe Farms Class 1FS1, USDF First Level Freestyle (Ebner) 1 Kimberly Robbins RVF G Force + Open 2 Cassandra Hummert Wingman Open Class 1FS2, USDF Second Level Freestyle (Ebner) 1 Melissa Borror Bootscootin Samor AA Class 1FS3, USDF Third Level Freestyle (Ebner) 1 Patty Keim Java Joe AA 2 Francesca Nicoletti Balletino Open Class 1FS4, USDF Fourth Level Freestyle (Ebner) 1 Cassandra Hummert Viggo Open 2 Jeanne Fashempour Ammonit Open Class 1FSI, FEI Intermediate I Freestyle (Ebner) 1 Colene Stevens Bonifaz S AA 2 Sarah Diggin Don Camillo Open 71.125 3 Jennifer Harding Rotspon's Crusador Open Class 1FSG, FEI Grand Prix Freestyle (Ebner) 1 Francesca Nicoletti Catapult Open

68.026 67.500

69.737

72.600 59.600

70.567 68.433 67.800 72.267 69.533 69.833 60.667 77.500 69.250 75.875

Sunday Results Class 2UA, USDF Introductory Test A (Kehr) 1 Kristen Gould Deluxxe Class 2UB, USDF Introductory Test B (Kolstad) 1 Kristen Gould Deluxxe 2 Emma Lammert Heart Of Gold Class 2UC, USDF Introductory Test C (Ebner) 1 Emma Lammert Heart Of Gold 2 Heidi Crawford Bartja Class 2T1, Training Level Test 1 (Ebner) Sponsored by Valley Riding 1 Jill Hazen Wildorado's Mandalay 2 Kathi Agens Mercedes 1 Ashley Auen India 1 Cindy Scherry Johnny cakes 1 Noelle Ignagni MRF Bello di Notte Class 2T2, Training Level Test 2 (Kehr) Sponsored by JP Dressage LLC 1 Erin Hill Brigandell 2 Reagan McClellan Going For Gold 3 Jerri Anesetti Spring Hollow Cassanova 4 Jill Hazen Wildorado's Mandalay 5 Kathi Agens Mercedes 1 Kassandra Reed Seattle's Golden Glory 1 Loreen Cobb Chapel Hill 2 Cindy Scherry Johnny cakes 3 Lynnette Jacobs Entero VDL 4 Susan Kuhn Tiger Stetson 1 Noelle Ignagni MRF Bello di Notte Class 2T3, Training Level Test 3 (Kolstad) Sponsored by Sterling Lakes Equestrian Center 1 Erin Hill Brigandell 2 Reagan McClellan Going For Gold 3 Jerri Anesetti Spring Hollow Cassanova 4 Nicole Galek Roxi

Jr/Yg

75.313

Jr/Yg Jr/Yg

75.313 65.938

Jr/Yg AA

65.500 54.000

AA AA Jr/Yg Open Pony

72.391 59.565 61.304 70.000 68.261

AA AA AA AA AA Jr/Yg Open Open Open Open Pony

70.192 68.077 66.923 62.500 61.731 65.577 73.462 66.731 64.231 62.115 60.962

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5 Patricia Fredericks Bright-N-Early 6 Elisabeth Gascoigne Brimstone - N – Wildfire 1 Kassandra Reed Seattle's Golden Glory 2 Emma Lammert Heart Of Gold 3 Lauren Hunter Loxley 1 Loreen Cobb Chapel Hill 2 Holly Taylor Raffie 3 Therese Evans Hidden Promise 4 Patrick Tompkins Fleur De Lis APT 5 Patrick Tompkins Flame Robin 6 Janeen Langowski Master Finnegan 1 Christine Thompson Keepsake 2 Noelle Ignagni MRF Bello di Notte Class 211, First Level Test 1 (Ebner) Sponsored by Jane Paisley 1 Kelly Grant Easton 2 Barbara Tuskas Stonewall's Ronan 3 Diane Weber-Fawsitt Ecco Domani 4 Andrea Hinds DC: Thunder In The 5 Julie Shipley Chippendale Dancer 1 Evelyn Lancione Gardist 1 Danielle Hebler Riften ++/ Class 212, First Level Test 2 (Ebner) Sponsored by Alice Brightup 1 Tina Wallick Phantom Fan Seakele 2 Megan Barnhizer Fascination Starr 3 Barbara Tuskas Stonewall's Ronan 4 Shannon O'Hara Elegancia CW 5 Diane Weber-Fawsitt Ecco Domani 1 Erin Vensel King Julian 1 Janeen Langowski Master Finnegan 2 Alexandra Weeks Dexter 3 Elizabeth Biddick Lego Class 2O12, Opportunity First Level Test 2 (Ebner) 1 Niki Sackman Mercedes Colortyme Class 213, First Level Test 3 (Kehr) Sponsored by Fair Weather Farm 1 Kelly Grant Easton 1 Robin Mershon Rio Reloncavi 3 Megan Barnhizer Fascination Starr 4 Tina Wallick Phantom Fan Seakele 5 Shannon O'Hara Elegancia CW 6 Colleen Grant Cavanaugh Park 1 Evelyn Lancione Gardist 2 Erin Vensel King Julian 1 Kristin Stein Dauntless 2 Kristin Stein Rae Sangria 3 Jeffrey Taylor Daphne 4 Alexandra Weeks Dexter 5 Rose Watt Sincerrey Santiago 6 Janeen Langowski Davi's Danseur Obx Class 2O13, Opportunity First Level Test 3 Open 1 Niki Sackman Mercedes Colortyme Class 221, Second Level Test 1 (Kolstad) Sponsored by Fair Weather Farm 1 Rebecca Smith Chippendale Dancer 2 Barbara Hertzing Weinkoenig LHF 1 Julia Christopher Diego Everado 2 Isabella Rice Lestat 1 Victoria Patterson-Pirko Fantasia 2 Kristin Stein Dauntless 3 Sarah Freeman Adante 4 Janeen Langowski Welcome 5 Charlotte Bayley Blue Ridge Monroe 6 Kristin Hermann Bracchus

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AA AA Jr/Yg Jr/Yg Jr/Yg Open Open Open Open Open Open Pony Pony

65.227 63.409 67.273 61.591 59.318 76.136 74.318 73.636 71.364 71.364 70.682 68.182 64.091

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Class 222, Second Level Test 2 (Kolstad) Sponsored by Valley Riding 1 Rebecca Smith Chippendale Dancer AA 1 Courtney MacDonald Kiwi Open 2 Rose Watt Sincerrey Santiago Open Class 223, Second Level Test 3 (Ebner) Sponsored by Sterling Lake Equestrian Center 1 Laura Viola Forum's Valdano AA 2 Jessica Litt Dance Fevor ++// AA 3 Shannon Kozakiewicz Sir Flemmingh AA 4 Molly Jackson Hollyhock Bella Noir AA 5 Michelle Brogan Ratina AA 6 Kimberly Apicella Der Checker 3 AA 1 Julia Christopher Diego Everado Jr/Yg 2 McKenzie Miavitz Capricious Jr/Yg 1 Jeffrey Taylor Lilyana MLW Open 2 Victoria Patterson-Pirko Fantasia Open 3 Courtney MacDonald Kiwi Open 4 Jamie Gunyula Evening Pleasure Open 5 Jennifer Harding Adante Open 6 Charlotte BayleyBlue Ridge Monroe Open Class 231, Third Level Test 1 (Ebner) Sponsored by Rivendell Farm 1 Liz Ritz Natasha B AA 2 Kimberly Apicella Der Checker 3 AA 3 Tay Laster Kit'Astrophe AA 4 Linda Cooley KnightHawke AA 1 Briana Cavett Splash of Blue Gin Jr/Yg 1 Debbie McCaughtry Lady Victoria Open 2 Sabine Walker CA Hudson Bey Open 3 Danielle Hebler WWA Colino +/ Open Class 232, Third Level Test 2 (Kolstad) Sponsored by Princeton Ridge Farm, Ltd. 1 Linda Cooley KnightHawke AA 2 Jessica Litt Dance Fevor ++// AA 1 Margaret McElhany Double Crown Open 2 Sabine Walker CA Hudson Bey Open 3 Patrick Tompkins Decimus Nero AC Open Class 233, Third Level Test 3 (Kehr) Sponsored by Valley Riding 1 Kristin Payden Zhonner AA 2 Cassandra Hale Darwin AA 3 Cindy Poulson Regalia AA 1 Charlotte BayleyMark fan'e Open Goaijengeamieden 2 Therese Evans Diego M Open 3 Holly Taylor Royal Don Open 4 Debbie McCaughtry Rugby Open 5 Elizabeth Siders Grand Crusader Open Class 241, Fourth Level Test 1 (Kehr) Sponsored by Karen Zimmerman-Davidson 1 Sally Gries Count Sinclair AA 2 Jennifer Kriegler Vasha SSF AA 1 Debbie McCaughtry Lady Victoria Open Class 243, Fourth Level Test 3 (Ebner) Sponsored by Maggie Ball in loving memory of Richter 5 1 Suzanne Coleman Brazen Beauty AA 1 Jessica Paine Royal Thomas Open 2 Nancy Sterrett Romulus WF Open 3 Kimberly Robbins Memoire Open Class 2P, FEI Prix St. Georges (Kolstad) Sponsored by Carey Smith-Wilson in memory of Randeck 1 Susan Griffiths Algebraic Expression AA 2 Lauren Angie Robinson AA 3 Alyssa Hines Out To Play AA

56.667 62.692 51.667

71.829 67.561 66.341 65.732 65.244 63.293 62.683 60.000 77.073 72.073 66.707 66.585 65.976 63.902

66.364 65.758 61.061 60.455 61.212 71.364 60.152 59.697

61.538 60.000 65.256 62.692 59.103

62.436 60.769 58.462 71.026 69.872 68.974 65.385 60.128

63.784 60.946 67.568

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4 Lisa Nelson Aerosmith AA 1 Pia Helsted Vong's Denver Open 2 Therese Evans Tsjesse fan it Beielan Open 3 Joanne White Rugged Elegance Open 4 Cassandra Hummert- Viggo Open 5 Robin Birk Willie B Irish Open Class 2FC, FEI Test of Choice O/Q –Grand Prix (Kolstad) Sponsored by Jeni Gaffney in honor of Marlie 1 Regina Sacha-Ujczo Arabella AA Class 2E, Dressage Seat Equitation (Kolstad) Sponsored by Jane Paisley 1 McKenzie Miavitz Capricious Jr/Yg Class 2FS1, USDF First Level Freestyle (Kehr) 1 Kimberly Robbins RVF G Force + Open 2 Cassandra Hummert- Wingman Open Class 2FS2, USDF Second Level Freestyle (Kehr) 1 Melissa Borror Bootscootin Samor AA Class 2FS3, USDF Third Level Freestyle (Kehr) 1 Patty Keim Java Joe AA 2 Francesca Nicoletti Balletino Open Class 2FS4, USDF Fourth Level Freestyle (Kehr) 1 Jeanne Fashempour Ammonit Open Class 2FSI, FEI Intermediate I Freestyle (Kehr) 1 Jennifer Harding Rotspon's Crusador Open 2 Sarah Diggin Don Camillo Open Class 2FSG, FEI Grand Prix Freestyle - (Kehr) 1 Francesca Nicoletti Catapult Open

55.921 71.842 69.868 68.816 66.711 64.211

Training Level Open Championship Champions CH 86.731 Flame Robin Patrick Tompkins Res 76.923 Chapel Hill Loreen Cobb Training Level Junior/Yg Rider Championship CH 67.692 Seattle's Golden Glory Kassandra Reed Res 63.913 India Ashley Auen First Level Adult Amateur Championship CH 78.519 Easton Kelly Grant Res 76.618 Rio Reloncavi Robin Mershon First Level Open Championship CH 79.559 Dauntless Kristin Stein Res 74.444 Daphne Jeffrey Taylor First Level Junior/Yg Rider Championship CH 73.519 Gardist Evelyn Lancione Res 70.156 King Julian Erin Vensel Second Level Adult Amateur Championship CH 71.829 Forum's Valdano Laura Viola Res 69.146 Hollyhock Bella Noir Molly Jackson Second Level Open Championship CH 77.073 Lilyana MLW Jeffrey Taylor Res 72.439 Fantasia Victoria Patterson-Pirko Second Level Junior/Yg Rider Championship CH 68.030 Diego Everado Julia Christopher Res 65.606 Lestat Isabella Rice

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Third Level Open Championship CH 76.795 Lady Victoria Debbie McCaughtry Res 75.606 Royal Don Holly Taylor

58.400

Third Level Junior/Yg Rider Championship CH 61.667 Splash of Blue Gin Briana Cavett

72.000

Fourth Level Adult Amateur Championship CH 68.000 Double XL ++++// Caitlin Zech Res 63.784 Count Sinclair Sally Gries

70.667 61.333

Fourth Level Open Championship CH 74.324 Mark fan'e Goaijengeamieden Charlotte Bayley-Schindelholz Res 67.568 Lady Victoria Debbie McCaughtry

67.167

FEI Prix St. Georges/Intermediate I Adult Amateur Championship CH 66.447 Algebraic Expression Susan Griffiths Res 64.342 Out To Play Alyssa Hines

69.333 66.333 61.667 75.625 75.375 75.500

Dressage 2015 & Dressage 2015 Encore Shows Champions & Special Awards Adult Amateur Championship CH 77.500 Brigandell Erin Hill Res 72.391 Wildorado's Mandalay Jill Hazen

Third Level Adult Amateur Championship CH 71.818 Natasha B Liz Ritz Res 68.846 Regalia Cindy Poulson

FEI Prix St. Georges/Intermediate I Open Championship CH 71.842 Vong's Denver Pia Helsted Res 70.395 Tsjesse fan it Beielan Therese Evans FEI Grand Prix Championship CH 72.600 Unlimited Charlotte Bayley-Schindelholz Res 59.600 Arabella Regina Sacha-Ujczo USDF Freestyle Championship CH 72.267 Java Joe Patty Keim Res 70.667 RVF G Force + Kimberly Robbins FEI Freestyle Championship CH 77.500 Bonifaz S Colene Stevens Res 75.875 Catapult Francesca Nicoletti

Overall High Score Champion Flame Robin Patrick Tompkins Dressage Foundation Benefit Class (Training Level) Rae Sangria Kristin Stein Gretchen Singleton Fund Award (First Level) Rio Reloncavi Robin Mershon (AA-Jr/YR) Dauntless Kristin Stein (Open) USDF/Dover Saddlery Adult Amateur Medal Class Forum’s Valdano Laura Viola (both days) The Kathy Beck Memorial Award (Third Level AA) Natasha B Liz Ritz Saturday Night Freestyles Java Joe Patty Keim (USDF) Bonifaz S Coleen Stevens (FEI)

National Dressage Pony Cup Ribbon Keepsake Christine Thompson Best Hands Award Jeffrey Taylor


Special Thank You to Our Volunteers... Kathi Agens

Elizabeth Kelly

Barb Soukup

Katie Arbogast

Kathy Kirchner

Diane Spott

Ashley Auen

Kaylee Jone

Joanne Svoboda

Cindy Bank

Lyndsey Laster

Janet Thompson

Sue Bartlebaugh

Tay Laster

Jennifer Tulleners

Josephine Brencic

Janice Lawrenz

Barb Tuskas

Arielle Brodkey

Kate Lovejoy

Patti Valencic

Amy Craig

Crissteen Miller

Lauren Wade

Nancy Danielson

Renee Miller

Diana Weber-Fawsitt

Bob Danielson

Denise Otteni

Marissa Whalen

Joyce Dickson

Jessie Paine

Pam White

Marcia Doyle

Victoria Patterson-Pirko

Clara Etzel

Gail Patton

Teri Etzel

Sally Pla

Bri Flood

Kate Poulin

Sarah Freeman

Chase Rand

Lynn Fry

Danial Rand

Susan Galvin

McKenzie Rand

Elena Golubitsky

Isabella Rice

Aimee Grimm

Jack Ritz

Barb Grove

Karen Ruple

Pam Hess

Rodger Russ

Jeni Hren-Gaffney

Elizabeth Scalabrino

Peggy Ignagni

Jackie Schafer

Noelle Ignagni

Corinne Schnur

Cartier Jankura

Carey Smith

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On behalf of the entire NODA Recognized Show Committee, my sincere thanks go out to all of you who volunteered your time to help out at Dressage 2015 & Dressage 2015 Encore Shows. The success of the shows are due to your dedicated efforts to make them run smoothly and enjoyable for all who participate.

You’re the best! THANK YOU! Karen Shirring Volunteer Coordinator NODA Recognized Show


Northern Ohio Dressage Association USDF “L” Program – Survey Hello! Northern Ohio Dressage Association is doing research on the potential interest and feasibility of offering the USDF “L” Program in NE Ohio. Noda’s last “L” program was held in late 2002/2003 and was well attended by both participants and auditors. We need your help to determine if it’s time for another. Program information as well as participant requirements can be found on the USDF Website at: http://www.usdf.org/docs/ education/judge-training/lprogram/ParticipantInformation.pdf Requirements change on April 15th 2016. It is important that you are aware of the changes if you are interested in being a participant. If there is enough interest and a venue available, NODA would like to plan on doing the program in 2017. Depending on how things work out, there is a possibility we could start in the 2 nd half of 2016. If you are interested in being a participant or an auditor, please fill out the form below and email by September 30, 2015, to: Marcia Doyle, marcia-edu@nodarider.org, Snail mail: 1051 Page Rd., Aurora, OH 44202

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USDF News Awards Deadline Approaching– Don’t miss out on a USDF award. September 30 is the deadline for:  Submitting birthdate for Vintage Cup, Adult Amateur, and junior young rider awards  Filing Vintage Cup status and verifying Amateur status  Joining USDF for USDF Breeder of the Year awards  Submitting Rider Performance applications  Submitting online Horse Performance Certificate applications US Dressage Finals to Offer High-Score Breed Awards: High Score Breed Awards will again be offered at the 2015 USDF Dressage Finals presented by Adequan. Participating registries will offer two high-score awards in adult amateur and open division: One for national levels (Training through Fourth) and one for FEI. Freestyles and non-championship classes will not be included. To be eligible, declare your horse for the awards when you enter the competition. Visit www.usdressagefinals.com for more information. Feedback Sought from Regional Championship Competitors: After your Regional Championship competition, you will receive an evaluation via email. Please complete and return as directed.

2016 USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program two day seminar will be held January 16-17 in West Palm Beach, FL. This program is open to young adults age 20-28 and made possible by funding support provided by The Dressage Foundation. The focus is on topics needed to prepare for a career in the equine industry. Applications are due October 30. Contact youth@usdf.org for more information. Apprentice TD Clinic will be held Wednesday, December 2, at the Adequan/USDF Annual Convention in Las Vegas. It is required for apprentice TDs but is open to all. Register on the USDF website by November 28.

USDF Yearbook Photo Deadlines: All first place award winners for USDF awards and rider award recipients may submit photographs for publication in the USDF Yearbook. More information can be found on USDF’s website. Deadlines are:  October 2 for Rider Awards  October 30 for Year-End Awards Check your USDF Scores for the 2015 competition year at usdfscores.com before October 15. The competition year ends September 30.


Member News

Thank You to all 2014 NODA members who have renewed your membership for 2015!

Next NODA Board Meeting: October 12th Panera Bread - Solon, 6130 Kruse Drive Minutes are available at www.nodarider.org

Membership as of September 8 is 317 members. Membership Renewal forms will mail in early November. The 2016 membership year starts December 1.

The online membership roster at www.nodarider.org is used as verification of membership for NODA activities. Your membership, time, and talents make NODA a better GMO! Submitted by NODA Membership Chair, Fran Cverna

NODA’s Board welcomes all comments and opinions regarding NODA activities, shows and policies. Please contact member liaison Kathy Kirchner.

Monthly board meetings are held the second Monday of each month from 7 to 9 pm at Panera Bread in Solon. Members are always welcome to attend. See the meeting page at www.nodarider.org for details as on occasion the location of the meeting may change.

Please refer to the NODA website for Official Prize List Updates! www.nodarider.org All NODA Schooling Show Series Competitors: October 3rd & 4th at Chagrin Valley Farms

Contact Gail Patton to volunteer! 440-442-5256 E-mail Kara Schooling Show@nodarider.org

Open date: 9/9 Close date: 9/23 $ NODA Professional Member Grant Opportunities $ Professionals — Trainers, Instructors Need help financially for continuing education in riding, training and theory of dressage and related subjects? NODA’s Professional Grant Funding can help make this possible. 50% of event cost is reimbursable (up to $200). Symposiums, certification clinics, judging seminars and other educational seminars are all permissible (only riding clinics are not permissible). Just apply to NODA’s board in writing — Tell why you should receive a grant, what function you plan, where it is located, and the cost of the event. Also include how you currently support NODA and how you will give back the content of the program that you attended to NODA. Will you offer a lecture, clinic, or write an article for NODA News? You can receive 50% (up to $200) of the cost of the event. The only requirement — you must be a “Professional” horseperson as defined by the current USEF rule book and be a member in good standing with NODA.

Mail your application to:

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Dressage 2015 & Dressage Encore 2015 Award Winners Photos by Erich Linder, Linder Photography

“Best Hands Award” presented by Kate Poulin, awarded to Jeff Taylor

Dressage Foundation Benefit Class Award Winners from Saturday’s Training Level Test 3 (L-R) Kristin Stein, Janeen Langowski-Grava, Jackie Schafer, Patrick Tompkins, Dana Shapiro (not present, Reagan McClellan).

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Classifieds Classified Ads NODA Member/2 issues FREE: 60 words or less $5.00: 60- 80 words Photo $5.00 Non-member/ per 2 issues $5.00: 60 words Photo: $5.00/issue for photo in newsletter and on website Free member ads will run for two issues only. One free ad per member at a time. Submit Ad and payment by 15th of the month. Free Stable Listings: include contact info, city and three lines. Ads subject to editing. Website posting included. Classified Editor: Jill Voigt Phone: 216-346-2811 Check payable to NODA: Jill Voigt Rosewood Stables 10021 Station Road Columbia Station, OH 44028 Email ad to: Classifieds@nodarider.org Horses for Sale or Lease

FOR SALE REGISTERED PAINT GELDING. “Winston/Paint By Numbers” is a 16H, 14YO. Shown successfully Intro/ Training Level by Adult Amateur and Junior Rider, always scores in the 60’s. Very safe and sensible. Loves trail rides, alone or with company. Regretfully for sale due to lack of time. Located at

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Rocky River Stables. Asking $7,000 negotiable to right home. Jen 216-526-7554 or jen3569@cox.net ($$I-10) Apparel and Tack YOUR AD HERE!

In Search Of ISO: Ariat Volant Vented Back Zip Tall boots. Sizes 6.5, 7, 7.5 and 8. Please contact Jill at rosewoodstables@windstrea m.net or 216/346-2811. (I-11) Instruction & Training TRAINING/LESSONS. Mary Dana Prescott will come to you at your home, farm, or boarding place for lessons teaching you to train your horse. “Just because I sold the farm, doesn’t mean I’m ‘kaput’!” Call 440/942-1008. Please leave message. (I-10) LESSONS: Get back in the saddle! If you are interested in returning to riding after an injury or significant time off, try Fieldstone Farm. We offer lessons for adults on our patient and talented horses; senior riders are welcome. Contact Winni; (440) 708-0013, ext. 146. www.fieldstonefarmtrc.com. (I-11)

MEMBER PERK! Classified ADs Classified ads are one of the many “perks” of NODA membership. As a member you can run an ad (60 words or less) in our newsletter and website for FREE! An ad will run for two issues and then, if you’d like, you can run another ad! If you’d like to add a photo, it’s only $5/issue. So far this year, NODA classified ads have helped our members sell horses, tack, apparel, and trailers. Ads have also helped trainers find more students and barns to fill more stalls. You can also use ads to help you find something you’ve been searching for– such as the perfect horse to lease or a specific type of used saddle. It’s easy to place an ad – just email the wording to our classified editor Jill Voigt at

STABLE LISTINGS Dream On Farm Janet and Mike Boyle Columbia Station, OH 440-376-9298 www.dreamonfarm.com Shows, lessons, boarding, grass pastures, turnout, indoor arena, outdoor arenas; hunter and dressage arenas

Fair Weather Farm Kate Poulin Chagrin Falls, OH 386-624-3968 katepoulin@yahoo.com Heated barn/indoor, Grass /all season T/O, stalls cleaned 2X/day. Two outdoors, trails, security.

Kirgis Farm Mantua, OH 330-554-1716 www.kirgisfarm.com Dressage barn, all day turnout, competent staff, large stalls, pastures, safe fencing,, indoor.

KKM Stables Karen Stephens Bellville, OH 419-688-1331 KKMStables@aol.com www.KKMStables.com Full-Service quality dressage training thru the Levels. Improve balance, strength of horse & rider.

Grand Prix Farm Kelli Flanagan Valley City, OH 44280 330-483-9055 www.grandprixfarm.com Boarding, lessons, schoolmasters available, indoor & outdoor arena, heated observation room

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Grand Haven Stable

and we will take it from there!

Laura Wiencek (724) 301-2244 Jefferson OH 44047 www.grandhavenstable.com Boarding, one day camps (various disciplines), dressage schooling shows, show facility

STABLE LISTINGS Bridlewood Dressage Farm

Ledge Hollow Stable

Medina, Ohio Cheryl Slawter 330-239-1997 CBridlewood@aol.com Board from $300 (may be reduced for barn work), 2 indoor and 1 outdoor. Excellent care, friendly.

Jeanne & Terry Fashempour 330-239-2587 Medina, OH 44256 www.LedgeHollowStable.com Full care, co-op, turn-out, Instruction, NE corner of Medina county.

Candle Light Farms

Transitions Dressage Newbury, OH 216-288-8834 www.transitionsdressage.com Board w/training packages, Lessons, Sales, Heated Indoor/ Lounge/wash rack, Grass and all weather T/O, trails

Noell Sivertsen-Edgell Chesterland, OH 44026 440-376-2117 Sivertsenedgell@att.net Boarding, lessons, sales, training, leases, indoor/outdoor

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STABLE LISTINGS Mithra Training Stable

Princeton Ridge Farms

Rocky River Stables

Shadow Facs Farm

Wendy Gruskiewicz Jefferson, OH 440-213-0509 www.mithrastable.com Specializing in Arabian Sport Horses, dressage training, sales & lessons

Huntsburg, OH 440-463-2428 www.princetonridge.net Quality horse care, boarding, retirement and sport horse sales in Geauga County.

Cleveland Metro Parks Rocky River. OH (216) 267-2525 www.valleyriding.org Boarding, lessons, pony /horse camps, therapeutic riding, indoor & outdoor arena, trails.

814-796-6161 www.shadowfacsfarm.com Dressage and combined training, instruction, and sales.

North Crest Equestrian Center Julie Taylor Avon Lake, OH 44012 (440) 933-4654 www.northcrestequestrian.com Dressage training & lessons, summer horse camps, birthday parties.

Pleasant Valley Farm Kris Lanphear Willoughby Hills, OH 440-942-9034 References. Board, grass T/O, trails, lessons, care of special need horses. Natural training.

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Rhythmic Ridge Ranch Debi Smith Lorrain County 440-315-2660 Full care, indoor and lighted outdoor, matted stalls and heated water Rosewood Stables Columbia Station, OH 440-236-8276 rosewoodstables@windstream.net Small barn w/indoor arena,/outdoor riding, heated tack room, daily T/O, hay /grain 3x/day, Full or self clean.

Rivendel Farm Bonnie Gray Dale Lappert , R Dressage Judge Garrettsville, OH (330) 527-4683 evening (440) 813-4009 days

Scenic Run Equestrian Center Novelty, OH www.scenicrun.com Nancy Lewis-Stanton 440 - 567-3057 rhavel97@gmail.com Large airy stalls, fed 4X daily, indoor and outdoor arenas, trails and much more. Ask about boarding discounts.

Shade Tree Farm Betsy Rebar-Sell 330-351-1124 brsell@aol.com Full care, indoor & outdoor arenas, trails, turnout, lessons, and training.

Topline Stables at Walden Janeen Langowski-Grava Aurora, OH 44202 330-995-0039 440-666-6182 www.topline-stables.com Boarding, lessons, clinics, sales, training, kids camp. Full care, indoor/outdoor, grass pastures.

Xhalt Equestrian Center Phyllis Setter Columbia Station, OH (216) 299-3096 www.Xhalteqcenter.com Adult boarding /training. Lorain county close to I-480/Cuyahoga County. Indoor/ outdoor, pasture.


Calendar of Events Complete Calendar on NODA website: www.nodarider.org. E-mail Webmaster@nodarider.org to have your event added! ** Schooling Show Scores eligible for NODA Year-end Awards ** 9/6 NODA Schooling Show at Rocky River Stables Rocky River, OH **9/13 Grand Haven Stable Dressage Schooling Show Grand Haven Stable Jefferson, OH www.GrandHavenStable.com 9/17-20 GAIG/USDF Region 2 Dressage Championships at Waterloo Autumn Classic (USEF/USDF Recognized) Waterloo Hunt Club, Grass Lake, MI www.HorseShowOffice.com Qualifying Period: 9/16/2014 to 8/24/2015

10/3 Horse Management Seminar at Lake Erie College Contact Geauga County Farm Bureau 440-437-8700 or email your rsvp to geauga@ofbf.org ** 10/3 NODA Schooling Show at Chagrin Valley Farms Bainbridge, OH **10/4 NODA Schooling Show Championships at Chagrin Valley Farms Bainbridge, OH 10/4 Stone Gate Farm Hunter Pace Stone Gate Farm, Hanoverton, OH www.StoneGateFarm.org

10/10 Hackamore Farm’s Halloween Combined Test North Jackson, OH www.millinerconcepts.com 9/19-20 Stone Gate Farm Horse Trails Stone Gate Farm, Contact Jennifer at 330-5380523 or JenMilliner@me.com Hanoverton, OH www.StoneGateFarm.org ** 9/19 CADS Dressage Schooling Show Ridgewood Stables, Medina OH www.CADSdressage.org ** 9/20 CADS Dressage Schooling Show Championship Ridgewood Stables, Medina OH www.CADSdressage.org

10/9-11 Dressage Clinic with Charles de Kunffy at Topline Stables, Aurora, OH 10/17 Dressage Clinic with Francesca Nicoletti www.DreamOnFarm.com Columbia Station, OH Niki@dreamonfarm.com or 440-454-4709

9/26 Lake Erie College IDA Schooling Dressage Show www.LEC.edu/Equestrian/ Events Contact Giuliana at Graggio@lec.edu

10/17-18 Dressage Clinic with Jan Ebeling Topline Stables, Aurora, OH Contact Janeen at 440-666-

9/27 NODA Annual Open Meeting & Educational Event 5 to 8 pm at Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center Chagrin Falls, OH

10/22-25 Dressage Clinic with Bettina Drummond at HalfHalt Farm, Bloomington IN www.Half-HaltFarm.com Contact Ann Belth 812-9356416 or 812-327-0556 or AnnBelth@HalfHaltFarm.com

** 9/27 Dream on Farm Dressage Schooling Show Championship Columbia Station, OH

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10/22-26 Dressage Clinic with Miguel Tavora Woods Edge Stables, 13540 Forest Rd, Burton, OH 44021 Want to Ride or Audit? Contact Anne 216-598-0821(voice or text) or houin3@yahoo.com www.migueltavora.com 10/25 Geauga Park Horseback Trail Ride with Naturalist www.GeaugaParkDistrict.org Headwaters Park, Crystal Lake Picnic Area Register online or call (440) 286-9516

11/5-8 USDF Dressage Finals (USEF/USDF Recognized) Kentucky Horse Park Lexington, KY

11/21 NODA Annual Banquet and Awards Celebration! Marriott Cleveland East 26300 Harvard Rd Warrensville Heights, OH Reminder to 2014 recipients of rotating trophies: Trophies will need to be returned. Drop off locations and more information will be posted in Issue 10. Questions? Contact Anne McClintock at anne_mcclintock@yahoo.com


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Six ISSUES $375.00 $200.00 $100.00 $75.00

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Issue 9, 2015  
Issue 9, 2015  

NODA News Issue 9, 2015

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