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Issue 9, 2016

NODA News Northern Ohio Dressage Association

In this issue:  Thank you to all Dressage 2016 & Encore Sponsors, Volunteers, & Competitors  Dressage 2016 & Encore Results  August NODA Schooling Show Results  Thoughts Following the Olympics by Betsy Rebar Sell  Hidden Treasures– Piccolo Pines by Sarah Freeman

Cover Photo: Judge & Scribe at Dressage 2016. Photo by Erich Linder

NODA Dressage 2016 and Dressage 2016 Encore Edition Northern Ohio Dressage Association Recognized Shows

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Greetings from the President SCHOLARSHIPS page. The Northern Ohio Dressage Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit education organization 2016/2017 NODA Executive Board President Dee Liebenthal 330-562-8455 President@nodarider.org Vice President Christine Thompson VP@nodarider.org 440-590-1598 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 440-339-3980 Mary Dana Prescott 440-942-1008 Halle Clause Halle-DAL@nodarider.org 330-472-0888 Niki Sackman Niki-DAL@nodarider.org 440-454-4709

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Dee Liebenthal and Rens

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ear Members,

I want to start this letter by thanking everyone who helped and is still contributing while I am recovering from my broken arm. Thank you also to all those that sent me “get well” wishes. I am back to work and able to use my right hand for typing. I still have weeks to go for a full recovery, but having the concern for NODA taken off my shoulders has been extremely helpful. NODA is a great organization with so many helpful members, and there are no words to convey how appreciative I am for all of you. I want to remind everyone that the deadline to apply for the Adult Amateur and Jr/YR scholarships is October 1st. The winners will be announced at the annual banquet November 19th. Information and application forms are on the NODA website at SCHOLARSHIPS page.

This is a busy time for NODA members, as over the next few months there are lots of equestrian activities happening. The NODA schooling show season is drawing to a close and the next big event is our schooling show at CVF on October 8th, followed by the Championship show on October 9th. Attendance at our shows this summer has been encouraging, to say the least. Many of our shows have been unexpectedly full. It has been nice to pay a judge for an hour of overtime, instead of sending them home after only five hours of judging. A very big “Thank you” to Sally Burton, Jennifer Tulleners, Kirsten Thomas, Mary Lou Gallagher, and all our wonderful volunteers. Shows were organized, very welcoming, and our volunteers were always well fed. Send us a note and tell us what you liked about this year, what you didn’t like, and what you would like to see next year. What did you think of the team competitions? We want to keep them going if you liked them. How did you all like registering for classes and also volunteering on line? Do on-line registrations make it easier for you? After the close of show season, the next big event will be our Annual Awards Banquet on November 19th . We will be back at the Crown Plaza this year, as we received feedback from members letting us know that last year’s facility was nice but members weren’t wowed by the cuisine.

As always, our Professional Grants are available throughout the year. There is no deadline and we can award up to five in a calendar year. If you are a professional and want financial help in attending a symposium or the “L” program or other similar educational event, please check out requirements You won’t want to miss this this year also on the NODA website


2016 Committees Communications Correspondence Secretary: Rosemary Rufo 330-527-7836 Correspondence@nodarider.org Newsletter Editors: Layout/Content: Sara Justice Sara-Editor@nodarider.org Layout/Content: April Woodward April-Editor@nodarider.org Advertising/Corral: Mosie Welch 330-618-5838 Mosie-Editor@nodarider.org Classifieds: VACANT Reporting: Regina Sacha-Ujczo Regina-Reporter@nodarider.org Webmaster & Facebook: Linda Cooley 440-941-6269 Webmaster@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 External Relations: Lisa Gorretta 440-543-8682 Ext-Relations@nodarider.org

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

Competitions Recognized Shows Chair:

Christine Thompson 440-590-1598 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 Hospitality: Kirsten Thomas 216-509-8881 Hospitality@nodarider.org Program Coordinator: Elizabeth Bross 814-881-2786 Program@nodarider.org

Schooling Shows Chair:

Sally Burton 440-221-7544 SchoolingShow@nodarider.org Show Secretary: Jennifer Tulleners 440-213-6685 SS-Secretary@nodarider.org Volunteer Coordinator: Kirsten Thomas 216-509-8881 Ss-Volunteers@nodarider.org

Awards

Junior & Young Rider Liaison: Lauren Hunter 812-655-0375 Jr-YR@nodarider.org

Chair:

Member Liaison: Kathy Kirchner 330-995-6010 MemberRep@nodarider.org

Chair:

Professional Liaison: Mary Dana Prescott 440-942-1008 (no texts) Western Dressage Liaison: Halle Clause 330-472-0888 WesternDressage@nodarider.org NODA News 2016 Page 3

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

Silent Auction Patty Keim 330-350-2775 SilentAuction@nodarider.org

Year-End Banquet Chair:

Shannon O'Hara 440-781-4557 Banquet@nodarider.org

2016 Recognized Shows Sponsors

Platinum Big Dee’s Tack & Vet Supply Shade Tree Farm Betsy Rebar Sell Gold Schneider Saddlery Geauga Feed and Grain Supply

Silver Arielle Brodkey

Bronze The Visiting Vet Other Sponsors lon page 7 Class Sponsors on page 8 Recognized Shows Advertisers on page 4

Newsletter Advertisers Equestrian Pursuits GPS, Horse and Human Dynamics JP Dressage Lake Erie College North Crest Equestrian Center Poulin Dressage Rivendel Farm Saddles 101 Sterling Lakes Equestrian Center Topline Stables The Visiting Vet Valley Equine Dentistry United States Dressage Federation


President’s Letter – Continued from Page 2 even if you aren’t applying for awards. Lisa Gorretta will take the podium and tell us a little about her experience as an official and TV star at the Olympics in Rio. So mark your calendars!

We are beginning to look back on the 2016 competition year, analyzing what went well, what needs improvement, and what we can add to help NODA work better for all its members. Please contact our Member Liaison, Kathy Kirchner, at We are still looking for a volunteer to work with the memberrep@nodarider.org with your thoughts, Newsletter committee managing the classified ads. ideas, kudos, and/or concerns. This takes a few hours each month, you can do it from home, and you will be assured of having your Thank you all for your support. volunteer hours in for year-end awards. Dee Liebenthal, President We are also be looking for volunteers to help with the annual banquet and silent auction. The NODA bucks for these hours will apply towards 2017 awards. If you want to be part of the action, which is always fun, send an email to banquet@nodarider.org.

The Northern Ohio Dressage Association Appreciates Each Recognized Shows Program Advertiser Thank You for Supporting Dressage! A.E. Riding/Ashley Rand

Nancy Lewis Stanton

Auburn Pointe Green House & Garden Center

Ohio Basement Systems

BaR S Ranch/Barbara Soukup

The Paddock Group LLC/Lisa Gorretta

Buckeye Veterinary Services

Poulin Dressage

Danielson Consulting Erich Linder Photography

Rivendel Farm Saddles 101/Heather Soones-Booher

Excel Printing

Sagewind

Formal Glory LLC

Sarah Krisher Studio

Horseman’s Pride

Scenic Run

JP Dressage LLC/Jessica Paine

Topline Stables/Janeen Langowski-Grava

Kiko Company

Transitions Dressage, LLC/Lauren Tisdale

Massage in Harmony by Angela

See their ads throughout this edition of the NODA News AND Please support NODA’s advertisers with your business NODA News 2016 Page 4


With Appreciation to the Officials, Organizers, and Support Personnel of

Dressage 2016 and Dressage 2016 Encore Presented by

The Northern Ohio Dressage Association Show Officials Show Manager/Secretary Kevin Bradbury Day Secretary Kevin Bradbury NODA Volunteer Mary Lou Gallagher Judges Marilyn Heath (S-FL) Marlene Schneider (S-MN)) Tami Batts (S-NC) Technical Delegate

Anne Sushko, r-IA

Support Personnel Vet Farrier Announcer Photographer

Buckeye Veterinary 440-834-8821 Dave Dolensky (on call) 440-537-2899 Cami Blandchard Erich Linder Photography 407-267-8392

Show Committee Chairperson Program Program Cover Art Volunteer Coordinator Sponsorships Hospitality

Christine Thompson Elizabeth Bross David Szekeres w/Melinda Brown (Photo) Karen Shirring Regina Sacha-Ujczo & Niki Sackman KirstenThomas

NODA Board of Officials President Vice President Secretary Treasurer

Dee Liebenthal Christine Thompson Patti Valencic Nancy Danielson

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The Northern Ohio Dressage Association

Extends Appreciation for the

Generous Sponsorship of

Dressage 2016 & Dressage 2016 Encore

THANK YOU! Platinum Level Big Dee’s Tack and Vet Supply Betsy Rebar Sell /Shade Tree Farm Gold Level Geauga Feed & Grain Supply Schneider Saddlery Silver Sponsor Arielle Brodkey Bronze Level

The Visiting Vet Weekend Ring Sponsors

Topline Equine Chiropractic, LLC Daily Ring Sponsors

Equisential, Inc

Schneider Saddlery

Competitor’s Party

Christine Thompson

Dee Liebenthal

Freestyle Prizes

Havensafe Farm, Betsy Juliano NODA News 2016 Page 7


Thank you to Our Generous Class Sponsors NODA’s Recognized Show Weekend Dressage 2016 & Dressage 2016 Encore Maggie Ball

Jane Paisley

BaR S Ranch/Barbara Soukup

Gail Patton

Alice Brightup

Rivendel Farm

Gretchen L. Burmeister

Regina Sacha-Ujczo

Sally Burton

Mirtha Training Stable/ Wendy Gruskiewicz

Fran Cverna Dancing Horse Farm/ Sue & Don Michalek

Niki Sackman/TDF State Rep

Karen Davidson

Transitions Dressage LLC/ Lauren Tisdale

Patti Ferris Horseman’s Pride Mary Lou Gallagher JP Dressage LLC/Jessica Paine

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Elizabeth Scalabrino

The Paddock Saddlery Group/ Lisa Gorretta Mark & Sabine Walker Carey & Scott Wilson


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Chagrin Valley Farms is an exceptional equestrian center located in northeast Ohio. Our equestrian facility sits on 100 acres with an indoor equestrian facility of over 75,000 square feet. The equestrian facility has 200 horse stalls and two indoor rings. There are also three outdoor rings and a polo field. Chagrin Valley Farms hosts Horse Shows of all levels throughout the year. Competitors can enjoy top level USEF Rated Shows which attract riders from the region and states as far as 500 miles away. Chagrin Valley Farms hosts Schooling Shows, Dressage Showsand Academy Shows for beginning and intermediate level riders.

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NODA Dressage 2016 Results USDF Introductory Test A (Heath) 1 60.312 Stone. Rob Include My Heart 2 58.750 Rinaldo, Kendall Absolut Diva USDF Introductory Test B (Batts) 1 61.875 Stone, Rob Include My Heart USDF Introductory Test C (Schneider) 1 70.750 Swegan, Amy Donata SLEC Training Level Test 1 (Heath) Class sponsored by Sally Burton 1 64.565+ Hazen, Jill Wildorado’s Mandalay Adult Am. 2 64.565 Stapf, Julie Leopold Adult Am. 3 61.522 Stajkowski, Angela Jewel Of Tipperary Adult Am. 4 58.043 Swegan, Amy Donata SLEC Adult Am. 1 61.522 Chisar, Hope Capoeira Interagro Jr/YR 2 60.435 Sodowsky, Madilyn Utonia Jr/YR 3 57.391 Gould, Kristen Deluxxe Jr/YR 1 72.609 Hammarquist, Holli Riding On The Ocean Open 2 66.522 Kelley, Meghan Enki HHV Open 1 64.348 Ignagni, Noelle MRF Bello di Notte Pony Training Level Test 2 (Schneider) 1 65.000 Baker, Penny Luke’s Shadow Adult Am. 2 61.154 Hazen, Jill Wildorado's Mandalay Adult Am. 1 64.038 Young, Lydia Flying W Farms Prince Kodiak Jr/YR 1 65.769 Chambers, Jan Cassandra OOS Pony 2 63.269 Ignagni, Noelle MRF Bello di Notte Pony Training Level Test 3 (Batts) The Dressage Foundation Class - Sponsored by Niki Sackman, State Representative for the Dressage Foundation 1 68.181 Miller, Crissteen Easy Swinger Adult Am. 2 62.273 Clark, Erin Edward Adult Am. 3 61.136 McCloud, Amberlee HJH Meadowlark Adult Am. 4 58.182 Tanebe, Sanae Magic Dragon Adult Am. 5 56.136 Baker, Penny Luke’s Shadow Adult Am. 6 52.727 Stajkowski, Angela Jewel Of Tipperary Adult Am. 1 66.136 Chisar, Hope Capoeira Interagro Jr/YR 2 65.909 Young, Lydia Flying W Farms Prince Kodiak Jr/YR 3 58.182 O'Brien, Katelyn Scirocco Jr/YR 4 55.909 Hansen, Acadia Ruby Tuesday Jr/YR 5 52.273 Sodowsky, Madilyn Utonia Jr/YR 1 79.318 Stein, Kristin Balintine Open 2 75.000 Stein, Kristin Patriot HVH Open NODA News 2016 Page 14

3 72.727 Williams, Noel The Mick Open 4 67.955 Hall, Lisa Baracca Open 5 65.455 Hammarquist, Holli Riding On The Ocean Open 6 57.500 Hummert-Johnson, Cassandra Everybody Talks Open Training Level Test 3 (Batts) 1 61.818 Chambers, Jan Cassandra OOS Pony 2 61.364 Ignagni, Noelle MRF Bello di Notte Pony First Level Test 1 (Heath) 1 66.296 Hug,Trina Mahogany Rush Adult Am. 2 63.148 Anesetti, Jerri Spring Hollow Cassanova Adult Am. 3 62.593 Van Nieuwal,Lisa Absinthe Adult Am. 4 62.407 Hinds, Andrea DC: Thunder In The Valley Adult Am. 5 60.370 Wolke, Shari Thistledown’s Fahrenheit Adult Am. 1 63.519 Hansen, Acadia Ruby Tuesday Jr/YR 1 71.111 Cobb, Loreen Chapel Hill Open 2 64.815 Hammarquist, Holli Riding On The Ocean Open First Level Test 2 (Batts) Adult Amateur Division sponsored by Jane Paisley Open Division sponsored by Alice Brightup 1 66.406 Van Nieuwal, Lisa Absinthe Adult Am. 2 62.656 Anesetti, Jerri Spring Hollow Cassanova Adult Am. 3 62.500 Hinds, Andrea DC: Thunder In The Valley Adult Am. 4 61.406+ Peck, Melissa Bianka LF Adult Am. 5 61.406 Rae, Joanna Annie Adult Am. 6 55.937 McCloud, Amberlee HJH Meadowlark Adult Am. 1 60.781 Rust, Halle Hubblescope Jr/YR 2 58.594 Lancione, Evelyn Gardist Jr/YR 1 66.250 Cobb, Loreen Chapel Hill Open 2 65.625 Smith, Nancy Albano III Open First Level Test 3 (Schneider) Adult Amateur Division sponsored by Gail Patton Jr/YR Division sponsored by Horseman’s Pride Open Division sponsored by Transitions Dressage LLC 1 66.618 Salinger, Becky Arriba Adult Am. 2 65.882 Strobel, Tracy Jinsky Adult Am. 3 64.412 Shapiro, Dana Mane Squeeze Adult Am. 4 63.676 Wolke, Shari Thistledown’s Fahrenheit Adult Am. 5 63.529 Cattarin, Ahna Missin Artifacts Adult Am. 6 62.353 Peck, Melissa Bianka LF Adult Am. 1 66.176 Vensel, Erin King Julian Jr/YR 2 63.235 Miavitz, McKenzie Capricious Jr/YR 3 59.706 Rust, Halle Hubblescope Jr/YR 4 58.824 Priemer, Kalyn JC Ivy League Jr/YR 5 56.912 O'Brien, Katelyn Scirocco Jr/YR


NODA Dressage 2016 Results 1 71.176 Langowski-Grava,Janeen Master Finnegan Open 2 68.529 Stein, Kristin Patriot HVH Open 3 66.471 Stanton, Nancy High Voltage HVH Open 4 66.176 Biddick, Elizabeth Lego Open 5 66.029 Williams, Noel Blessed By Half Open 6 65.735 Stein, Kristin Balintine Open

3 62.195 Kozakiewicz. Shannon Sir Flemmingh Adult Am. 4 55.854 Maull. Jennifer Danielle Adult Am. 5 54.268 Desimpel, Susan Currituck Adult Am. 6 52.561 Terp, Diane Ricardo Adult Am. 1 60.488 Miavitz. McKenzie Capricious Jr/YR 2 56.707 Getto. Amanda Two Tall Jigs Jr/YR

1 61.912 Thompson, Christine Kynynmont Shenanigans Pony Second Level Test 1 (Schneider) Class sponsored by JP Dressage LLC 1 70.758 Barnhizer, Megan Fascination Starr Adult Am. 2 61.667 Terp, Diane Ricardo Adult Am. 1 62.727 Priemer, Kalyn JC Ivy League Jr/YR 2 56.212 Lancione, ,Evelyn Gardist Jr/YR

Second Level Test 3 (Heath) 1 68.659 Langowski-Grava, Janeen Davi’s Danseur OBX Open 2 65.244 Stanton, Nancy Royal Rose HVH Open 3 64.268 Hummert-Johnson, Cassandra Arriba Open 4 61.707 Hall, Lisa Belladonna Open 5 57.317 Langowski-Grava, Janeen Master Finnegan Open 6 57.195 Gainer, Alexandra Rubinyo’s Star Open

Second Level Test 2 (Batts) 1 59.615 Vensel, Erin King Julian Jr/YR

Third Level Test 1 (Schneider) Class sponsored by Mary Lou Gallagher in Memory of Tiberius 1 67.424 Cooley, Linda KnightHawke Adult Am.

Second Level Test 3 (Heath) Adult Amateur Division sponsored by JP Dressage LLC Open Division sponsored by Maggie Ball in Loving Memory of Bill Livingston 1 67.439 Grant, Kelly Easton Adult Am. 2 62.805 Mershon, Robin Rio Reloncavi Adult Am.

1 70.455 Patterson-Pirko, Victoria Fantasia Open 2 68.485 McCaughtry, Debbie Rugby Open 3 66.515 Freeman, Sarah Adante Open 4 65.606 Reis, Barbra Sonnentag FGF Open 5 64.697 Walker, Sabine CA Hudson Bey Open 6 63.182 Hall, Lisa Belladonna Open

2016 Program Cover and Volunteer T-shirt Artwork The program cover illustration was created again this year done by David Szekeres. The Photography by Melinda Brown, All Creatures Photography. The volunteer t-shirt illustration to the right was created by long time NODA member Rachel Jelen. Rachel’s work has appeared on past NODA volunteer t-shirts and has been the artwork on the cover of our Banquet Program for many years. Our horse model is Werner, a 13 year old KWPN/Royal Dutch gelding owned by Gayle Rusk. Thank you to all for generously sharing with NODA!

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NODA Dressage 2016 Results Third Level Test 2 (Heath) 1 66.026 Freeman. Sarah Weinkoenig LHF Open 2 60.897 Walker, Sabine CA Hudson Bey Open Third Level Test 3 (Batts) Adult Amateur Division sponsored by Fran Cverna in Memory of Rocky and Anno Open Division sponsored by Jane Paisley 1 67.692 Viola, Laura Forum’s Valdano Adult Am. 2 60.513 Apicella, Kimberly Der Checker 3 Adult Am. 3 58.205 Cooley, Linda KnightHawke Adult Am. 4 56.538 Laster, Tay Kit’Astrophe Adult Am. 5 54.103 Wolke, Shari Lord Kenmer Adult Am. 6 53.718 Shaughnessy, Marian Tsjesse fan it Beielan Adult Am. 1 64.872 Rice, Isabella Brilliant Too Jr/YR 1 67.436 Stanton, Nancy Royal Rose HVH Open 2 65.897 Patterson-Pirko, Victoria Fantasia Open 3 64.231 Borror, Melissa Elektra Open 4 62.051 McCaughtry, Debbie Lady Victoria Open 5 60.256 Freeman, Sarah Adante Open Fourth Level Test 1 (Batts) 1 63.108 Catanzarite, Nina Rumba Adult Am. 1 68.108 Taylor, Holly Royal Don Open 1 61.486 McElhany, Margaret Double Crown Open Fourth Level Test 2 (Batts) 1 59.722 Catanzarite, Nina Rumba Adult Am. 1 63.056 Helsted, Pia Duncan Open Fourth Level Test 3 (Schneider) Class sponsored by Maggie Ball in Loving Memory of Richter 5 1 71.556 Langowski-Grava, Janeen Don Bagheero Open 2 67.000 Paine, Jessica Dado HM Open 3 64.778 Taylor, Holly Royal Don Open

1 68.684 Paine, Jessica Royal Thomas Open 2 68.553 Helsted, Pia Vong’s Denver Open 3 59.474 Bayley-Schindelholz, Charlotte Mark fan’e Goaijengeamieden Open FEI Intermediate I (Heath) Class sponsored by Carey & Scott Wilson 1 68.553 Nicoletti, Francesca Lan Fandango 2 68.158 Paine, Jessica Westen FEI Test of Choice - Intermediate II (Heath) 1 59.079 Baker, Michelle Collingwood 2 55.395 Hill-Schorsch, Ruth Allegro FEI Test of Choice - Grand Prix (Heath) 1 68.700 Bayley-Schindelholz, Charlotte Unlimited 2 58.500 Sacha-Ujczo, Regina Arabella Saturday Freestyle Classes and Prizes sponsored by Betsy Juliano & Havensafe Farms USDF First Level Freestyle (Batts) 1 68.567 Barnhizer, Megan Fascination Starr USDF Second Level Freestyle (Batts) 1 65.833 Getto, Amanda Two Tall Jigs 2 60.833 Maull, Jennifer Danielle USDF Third Level Freestyle (Batts) 1 70.433 Freeman, Sarah Weinkoenig LHF 2 64.033 Nicoletti, Francesca Balletino 3 61.333 Reis, Barbra Sonnentag FGF FEI Intermediate Freestyle (Batts) 1 71.125 Diggin, Sarah Don Camillo 2 65.250 Gill, Emily Coulee Bend Kahlua 3 64.250 Nicoletti, Francesca Lan Fandango FEI Grand Prix Freestyle (Batts) 1 60.125 Gaffney, Jenifer Fabio

FEI Prix St. Georges (Heath) Materiale - 4 & 5 yr old Stallions/Geldings (Schneider) Adult Amateur Division sponsored Karen Davidson 1 73.100 Kelley, Meghan Enki HHV Open Division sponsored by Barb Soukup in memory of “my best Friend and Partner, Latino” Opportunity Training Level Test 1 Open (Schneider) 1 62.105 Coleman, Suzanne Brazen Beauty Adult Am. 1 66.522 Stapf, Julie Leopold 2 61.447 Brewer, Carol Fantasea Adult Am. 3 58.947 Saad, Lindsey Inspekteur Gadget Adult Am. Opportunity First Level Test 1 (Heath) 4 57.632 White, Dawn LaGranto Adult Am. 1 63.148 Wodzinski, Christine Milchem Jubilee 5 55.895 Angie, Lauren Robinson Adult Am. Opportunity First Level Test 2 (Schneider) 1 67.656 Wodzinski, Christine Milchem Jubilee NODA News 2016 Page 16


NODA Dressage 2016 Encore Results USDF Introductory Test A (Batts) 1 68.125 Rinaldo, Kendall Absolut Diva

1 71.852 Cobb, Loreen Chapel Hill Open 2 60.370 Hammarquist, Holli Riding On The Ocean Open

USDF Introductory Test C (Batts) 1 59.250 Swegan, Amy Donata SLEC

First Level Test 2 (Schneider) Adult Amateur Division sponsored by Patti Ferris Open Division sponsored by Horseman’s Pride 1 66.875 Wolke, Shari Thistledown’s Fahrenheit Adult Am. 2 62.344 Ewing, Emilie Speed Of Life Adult Am. 3 60.156 Hinds, Andrea DC: Thunder In The Valley Adult Am. 4 59.844 Rae, Joanna Annie Adult Am. 5 58.125 McCloud, Amberlee HJH Meadowlark Adult Am.

Training Level Test 1 (Batts) Class sponsored by Beth Scalabrino 1 61.304 Swegan, Amy Donata SLEC Adult Am. 2 59.348 Hazen, Jill Wildorado’s Mandalay Adult Am. 1 70.652 Chisar, Hope Capoeira Interagro Jr/Yg Rider 2 63.261 Sodowsky, Madilyn Utonia Jr/Yg Rider Training Level Test 1 (Batts) 1 66.739 Hammarquist, Holli Riding On The Ocean Open

1 62.031 Rust, Halle Hubblescope Jr/Yg Rider 1 66.875 Cobb, Loreen Chapel Hill Open

Training Level Test 2 (Schneider) 1 70.385 Hazen, Jill Wildorado’s Mandalay Adult Am. 1 54.231 Gould, Kristen Deluxxe Jr/Yg Rider 1 64.231 Ignagni, Noelle MRF Bello di Notte Pony

First Level Test 3 (Batts) Adult Amateur Division sponsored by Sue & Don Michalek and Dancing Horse Farm Open Division sponsored by Mithra Training Stable 1 70.147 Dill, Kiley Akvavit Adult Am. Training Level Test 3 (Heath) 2 66.471 Salinger, Becky Arriba Adult Am. Adult Amateur Division sponsored by Mark & Sabine Walker in 3 64.559 Brazus, Stephanie Casino Adult Am. Memory of Laura Wolf 4 63.382 Rae, Joanna Annie Adult Am. Junior-Young Rider Division sponsored by Jane Paisley 5 61.176 Hug, Trina Mahogany Rush Adult Am. Open Division sponsored by Gretchen L. Burmeister 6 61.029 Peck, Melissa Bianka LF Adult Am. 1 61.818 Tanebe, Sanae Magic Dragon Adult Am. 2 59.545 Miller, Crissteen Easy Swinger Adult Am. 1 66.618 Van Zeeland, Emily Pushthelight Jr/Yg Rider 3 53.636 Baker, Penny Luke’s Shadow Adult Am. 2 61.765 Rust, Halle Hubblescope Jr/Yg Rider 4 50.227 Stajkowski, Angela Jewel Of Tipperary Adult Am. 3 55.441 O'Brien, Katelyn Scirocco Jr/Yg Rider 5 48.864 Stajkowski, Angela Absolut Diva Adult Am. 4 51.471 Priemer, Kalyn JC Ivy League Jr/Yg Rider 1 63.409 Hansen, Acadia Ruby Tuesday Jr/Yg Rider 2 60.455 O’Brien, Katelyn Scirocco Jr/Yg Rider 3 60.000 Chisar, Hope Capoeira Interagro Jr/Yg Rider 4 53.636 Young, Lydia Flying W Farms Prince Kodiak Jr/Yg Rider 5 49.545 Sodowsky, Madilyn Utonia Jr/Yg Rider 1 73.636 Stein, Kristin Patriot HVH Open 2 73.182 Williams, Noel Blessed By Half Open 3 69.318 Williams, Noel The Mick Open 4 64.091 Hall, Lisa Baracca Open 5 60.682 Hammarquist, Holli Riding On The Ocean Open

1 75.882 Stein, Kristin Balintine Open 2 74.265 Williams, Noel Blessed By Half Open 3 71.324 Stein, Kristin Patriot HVH Open 4 68.529 Hall, Lisa Baracca Open 5 65.588 Biddick, Elizabeth Lego Open 6 63.971 Hummert-Johnson, Cassandra Everybody Talks Open 1 55.000 Thompson, Christine Kynynmont Shenanigans Pony Second Level Test 1 (Batts) 1 60.303 Barnhizer, Megan Fascination Starr Adult Am.

1 63.409 Chambers, Jan Cassandra OOS Pony 2 57.955 Ignagni, Noelle MRF Bello di Notte Pony

1 59.394 Lancione, Evelyn Gardist Jr/Yg Rider 2 58.788 Priemer, Kalyn JC Ivy League Jr/Yg Rider

First Level Test 1 (Heath) 1 61.851 Anesetti, Jerri Spring Hollow Cassanova Adult Am.

1 71.818 Willham, Michael Elmegaardens Affair Open

1 66.667 Lancione, Evelyn Gardist Jr/Yg Rider 2 61.852 Hansen, Acadia Ruby Tuesday Jr/Yg Rider NODA News 2016 Page 17

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NODA Dressage 2016 Encore Results 1 71.098 Mershon, Robin Rio Reloncavi Adult Am. 2 70.366 Grant, Kelly Easton Adult Am. 3 66.220 Kozakiewicz, Shannon Sir Flemmingh Adult Am. 4 65.244 Wulf, Robin Lasting Impressions Adult Am. 5 63.049 Maull, Jennifer Danielle Adult Am. 6 61.707 Desimpel, Susan Currituck Adult Am. 1 65.244 Vensel, Erin King Julian Jr/Yg Rider 2 63.780 Miavitz, McKenzie Capricious Jr/Yg Rider 3 62.317 Getto, Amanda Two Tall Jigs Jr/Yg Rider 1 67.805 Langowski-Grava, Janeen Davi’s Danseur Obx Open 2 66.707 Hummert-Johnson, Cassandra Arriba Open 3 65.610 Gainer, Alexandra Rubinyo’s Star Open 4 64.878 Langowski-Grava, Janeen Master Finnegan Open 5 64.268 Willham, Michael Elmegaardens Affair Open 6 62.804 Hall, Lisa Belladonna Open Third Level Test 1 (Batts) Class sponsored by JP Dressage LLC 1 69.394 Nicoletti, Francesca Balletino Open 2 68.485 Patterson-Pirko, Victoria Fantasia Open 3 65.909 Willham, Michael Fernhill Cayenne Open 3 65.909 McCaughtry, Debbie Lady Victoria Open 5 64.242 Freeman, Sarah Weinkoenig LHF Open 6 61.212 Walker, Sabine CA Hudson Bey Open Third Level Test 3 (Heath) Adult Amateur Division sponsored by Maggie for Karen and Milo Open Division sponsored by Rivendel Farm 1 65.897 Apicella, Kimberly Der Checker 3 Adult Am. 2 65.000 Viola, Laura Forum's Valdano Adult Am. 3 62.692 Cooley, Linda KnightHawke Adult Am. 4 55.385 Hilliard, Sharyl Irresistable Isaac Adult Am. 5 55.000 Laster, Tay Kit’Astrophe Adult Am.

Fourth Level Test 3 (Batts) 1 65.222 Langowski-Grava, Janeen Don Bagheero Open 2 61.333 Paine, Jessica Dado HM Open 3 61.000 Taylor, Holly Royal Don Open FEI Prix St. Georges (Schneider) Adult Amateur Division sponsored by Transitions Dressage LLC Open Division sponsored by Karen Davidson 1 67.632 Saad, Lindsey Inspekteur Gadget Adult Am. 2 64.474 Hines, Alyssa Out To Play Adult Am. 3 64.079 Angie, Lauren Robinson Adult Am. 4 63.947 Coleman, Suzanne Brazen Beauty Adult Am. 5 62.500 Brewer, Carol Fantasea Adult Am. 1 66.579 Paine, Jessica Royal Thomas Open FEI Intermediate I (Schneider) Class sponsored by Carey & Scott Wilson 1 71.316 Paine, Jessica Westen 2 69.211 Helsted, Pia Vong’s Denver 3 64.474 White, Dawn LaGranto 4 63.158 Nicoletti, Francesca Lan Fandango FEI Test of Choice - Intermediate II (Schneider) 1 62.105 Baker, Michelle Collingwood 2 58.289 Hill-Schorsch, Ruth Allegro FEI Test of Choice - Grand Prix (Schneider) Ball Class sponsored by Regina Sacha-Ujczo in honor of Arabellla 1 74.300 Bayley-Schindelholz, Charlotte Unlimited USDF First Level Freestyle (Heath) 1 69.000 Barnhizer, Megan Fascination Starr USDF Second Level Freestyle (Heath) 1 61.667 Getto, Amanda Two Tall Jigs 2 59.000 Maull, Jennifer Danielle

1 69.359 Rice, Isabella Brilliant Too Jr/Yg Rider 1 68.462 McCaughtry, Debbie Rugby Open 2 66.923 Borror, Melissa Elektra Open 3 64.103 Freeman, Sarah Adante Open 4 62.179 Patterson-Pirko, Victoria Fantasia Open 5 51.795 Hall, Lisa Belladonna Open Fourth Level Test 1 (Heath) 1 56.622 Catanzarite, Nina Rumba Adult Am. 1 68.649 McCaughtry, Debbie Lady Victoria Open

Fourth Level Test 2 (Schneider) 1 63.611 Catanzarite, Nina Rumba Adult Am. 1 69.028 Helsted, Pia Duncan Open NODA News 2016 Page 20

USDF First Level Freestyle (Heath) 1 66.333 Freeman, Sarah Weinkoenig LHF 2 63.067 Reis, Barbra Sonnentag FGF FEI Intermediate I Freestyle (Heath) 1 68.875 Diggin, Sarah Don Camillo 2 63.500 Gill, Emily Coulee Bend Kahlua Opportunity Training Level Test 1 (Heath) 1 73.478 Chuey, Jerry Lees Little Pockets Opportunity Training Level Test 3 (Schneider) 1 70.682 Chuey, Jerry Lees Little Pockets Opportunity First Level Test 1 Open (Heath) 1 63.519 Wodzinski, Christine Milchem Jubilee


NODA Dressage 2016 Special Awards & Breed Awards Ashley Hapsburg Award Jill Hazen / Wildorado’s Mandalay

Formal Glory Award for Highest Amateur Score Robin Mershon / Rio Renlocavi

Best Hands Award Robin Mershon / Rio Renlocavi

Breed Awards

Dressage Foundation Benefit Class Kristin Stein / Balintine

American Connemara Pony Society 61.911 Christine Thompson / Kynynmount Shenanigans American Haflinger Registry 65.769 Jan Chambers / Cassandra OOS American Hanoverian Society 75.000 Kristin Stein / Patriot HVH American Morgan Horse Association 63.148 Jerri Anesetti / Spring Hollow Cassanova American Trakhener Association 62.352 Melissa Peck /Bianka LF American Warmblood Society 63.676 Shari Wolke / Thistledown’s Fahrenheit

Gretchen Singleton Fund Award Janeen Langowski-Grava / Master Finnegan Kathy Beck Memorial Award Laura Viola / Forum’s Valdano USDF/Dover SaddleryAdult Amateur Medal Kelly Grant / Easton (Sat) Robin Mershon / Rio Reloncavi (Sun)

FHANA (Friesian Horse Association of North America) 64.852 Therese Evans / Limkjelien Friesian Heritage Horse 67.424 Linda Cooley / KnightHawke (Friesian Cross) 59.473 Charlotte Bayley-Schindelholz / Mark Fan’eGoaijengeamieden KWPN-NA (Royal Warmblood Studbook of the Netherlands) 74.299 Charlotte Bayley-Schindelholz / Unlimited North America Danish Warmblood Association 70.384 Jill Hazen / Wildorado’s Mandalay Oldenburg International Sporthorse Registry (ISR/OLD) 71.097 Robin Mershon / Rio Reloncavi Swedish Warmblood Association 71.555 Janeen Langowski-Grava / Don Bagheero

Schneider Saddlery Weekend High Point Award Kristin Stein / Balintine

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NODA Dressage 2016 & Encore High Point Championships Training Level Adult Amateur CH. 70.385 Jill Hazen / Wildorado’s Mandalay Res. 68.182 Crissteen Miller / Easy Swinger Training Level Junior-YR CH. 70.652 Hope Chisar / Capoeira Interago Res. 65.909 Lydia Young / Flying W Farms Prince Kodiak Training Level Open CH. 79.318 Kristin Stein / Balintine Res. 75.000 Kristin Stein / Patriot HVH First Level Adult Amateur CH. 70.147 Kiley Dill / Akvavit Res. 66.871 Shari Wolke / Thistledown’s Fahrenheit First Level Junior-YR CH. 66.667 Evelyn Lancione / Gardist Res. 66.618 Emily Van Zeeland / Pushthelight

Fourth Level Adult Amateur CH. 63.611 Nina Cantazarite / Rumba Fourth Level Open CH. 71.556 Janeen Langowski-Grava / Don Bagheero Res. 69.028 Pia Helsted / Duncan FEI (PSG-I1) Adult Amateur CH. 67.632 Lindsey Saad / Inspekteur Gadget Res. 64.474 Dawn White / LaGranto Res. 64.474 Alyssa Hines / Out To Play FEI (PSG-I1) Open CH. 71.316 Jessica Paine / Westen Res. 69.211 Pia Helsted / Vong’s Denver FEI (TOC) Adult Amateur CH. 62.105 Michelle Baker / Collingwood Res. 58.500 Regina Sacha-Ujczo / Arabella

First Level Open CH. 75.882 Kristin Stein / Balintine Res. 74.265 Noel Williams / Blessed by Half

FEI (TOC) Open CH. 74.300 Charlotte Bayley-Schindelholz / Unlimited Res. 58.289 Ruth Hill-Schorsch / Allegro

Second Level Adult Amateur CH. 71.098 Robin Mershon / Rio Reloncavi Res. 70.758 Megan Barnhizer / Fascination Starr

USDF Freestyles CH. 70.433 Sarah Freeman / Weinkoenig LHF Res. 69.000 Megan Barnhizer / Fascination Starr

Second Level Junior-YR CH. 65.244 Erin Vensel / King Julian Res. 63.780 McKenzie Miavitz / Capricious

FEI Freestyles CH. 71.125 Sarah Diggin / Don Camillo Res. 65.250 Emily Gill / Coulee Bend Kahlua

Second Level Open CH. 71.818 Michael Willham / Elmegaardens Affair Res. 68.659 Janeen Langowski-Grava / Davi’s Danseur OBX Third Level Junior-YR CH. 69.359 Isabella Rice / Brilliant Too Third Level Adult Amateur CH. 67.692 Laura Viola / Forum’s Valdano Res. 67.424 Linda Cooley / KnightHawke Third Level Open CH. 70.455 Victoria Patterson-Pirko / Fantasia Res. 69.394 Francesca Nicoletti / Balletino

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Thoughts Following The Olympics By Betsy Rebar Sell

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between horse and rider. There has to be a good partnership. Think of dressage as a dance. The dancers have to like dancing together. Much of the beauty of a super ride comes from the way the horse and rider work together.

Our U.S. athletes had a super Olympic Games this year. Our USET dressage team was fabulous and got us on the podium by winning team bronze. Laura Graves was amazing and made us all proud by finishing fourth individually. Our results showed that the U.S. is a power to be reckoned with in the sport of dressage.

Not all horse and rider partnerships work optimally. It is sort of like a marriage. Some work well and some don’t. If you happen to be in a sub-optimal relationship with your horse, recognize that there are changes that can be made. You might need help or more help from your trainer. You might need to change to another trainer. You might need to change your goals fort this horse. You might need to change the intensity of the work or routine.

love the Olympic Games. Every Olympic year, I make it a priority to watch the events (pretty much any events) as much as possible. I am not a stay inside person, and I am not good at sitting still, but during the games, I stay close to my TV or computer whenever I can so I can follow the action.

I was a member of the gold medal-winning U.S. dressage team at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada. My horse Wonderful Walden and I placed 4th individually. We then proceeded to compete successfully at major U.S. shows at the grand prix level for a decade. Walden was always a happy and willing partner. I can say I know very well a lot of what it takes to develop and campaign a horse at the top of our sport. I certainly have seen and experienced the ups and downs first-hand.

It is possible that the horse you are riding is not the right partner for you. Not every horse is a good match for every rider, and not all marriages work well. Even top riders don’t always partner well with every horse. Try not to take it too personally. It does not mean either of you is bad. You are just not the best as partners. You both might be happier dancing with someone else.

Good horse management increases the odds for success. Happy and healthy horses have a better chance of The one thing that makes the equestrian sports so different achieving peak performance. The sport is difficult enough from all the other sports is that we are paired with a partner already. Having a good facility for your horse to live and that is not like us. This increases the many variables upon work out sets you up for success. I love my farm as I believe which success or failure depends exponentially. it is a really well set up place in which to keep, nurture, train, and condition sport horses. Success in dressage requires a horse that is suitable for the job. Yes, any horse can do dressage at some level, but if you I like my horses to spend as much time as possible out of want to do really well and move to the higher levels, you their stalls. I have pastures as well as several all-weather need a horse that is built to do dressage. The ideal dressage paddocks (most necessary during inclement weather). The is one that is sound, has three good gaits, is balanced and horses get good quality grain and forage in small portions forward, and willingly moves lightly and effortlessly over the several times a day and have high quality hay in front of ground. It is nice if the horse is also honest, confident, them so they can “graze” most of the time. trusting and smart, and wants to work with the rider. No foot, no horse. This is so true. Get the very best farrier A key ingredient in the recipe for success is the relationship you can and treat him or her well. Stick to a schedule. Do not NODA News 2016 Page 23


Thoughts Following The Olympics By Betsy Rebar Sell let your horse’s feet go weeks over the proper shoeing date. Having access to a facility that provides the best possible Imbalances jeopardize soundness. Unsoundness jeopardizes lifestyle and training environment for your horse certainly all of your hard work. tips the odds for success in your favor. The importance of good arena footing cannot be emphasized enough. Footing has to be suitable and maintained. Frequent dragging, raking in the sides, and perhaps watering are essential. The arena surface does not maintain itself. It takes diligent work and attention.

If you are lucky enough to have a great partnership with a suitable horse, a good management and training program, and a great facility in which to work, you are at least positioning yourself for positive results. Now you and your team (trainer, farrier, vet, “village”) need to believe in your dance partner (horse). Something all of our U.S. dressage team members have is belief in their horses. They stuck with those horses through good times and bad. (Even the best horses and riders go through bad times). They never gave up. It takes a long time to train a grand prix horse. The road will take some detours. You never know for sure if a horse will do the grand prix until it does the grand prix.

Having said all that, I don’t think horses should always be ridden in an arena and on different surfaces. My farm has a super indoor arena and a nice, large outdoor ring. I also have wonderful trails that wind up and down hills and goes through the woods and across some fields. It is good for their minds and bodies. They are athletes and they need to do some cross-training. I warm up and cool down on my trials before and after work. Some days I trot and canter the trails Of course, not all horses and riders will be able to the grand and do lateral exercises and flying changes there and skip prix, but these concepts still apply, for any level. Quitters arena work altogether. I find that the horses enjoy the variety never win and winners never quit. and they stay interested in the work. Happy Riding. Enjoy the journey. Betsy Rebar Sell

Member Spotlight: What’s In A Name?Rocky Mountain High From NODA Membership Chair, Fran Cverna

sky. The shadows from the starlight are softer than a lullaby…. Now his life is full of wonder, but his heart still Horses get a HID number directly from USDF, not through knows some fear…” That fit my Rocky! I fantasized about NODA, but we like to think of our horses as NODA members. doing a John Denver musical freestyle trotting to “Take Me Email membership@nodarider.org or text Fran Cverna 440- Home, Country Roads” , and cantering to “Calypso”. 823-5965 and let her know how your horse got its name– official name or barn name! Dogs can be We never did do a musical ride, but we mascots too! Membership chair Fran won a schooling show First Level Cverna has this to say about Rocky Championship and had many splendid Mountain High: years together. Rocky had many nicknames such as Rock Star, Rocky Last month’s Member Spotlight about Balboa, Rocket Man, and Rocky Top (Nitty April’s horse named Everybody Talks took Gritty Dirt Band– now I am feeling really me back 20 years to when I decided on a old!) name for my newly purchased Quarter Rocky had a wonderful retirement at Horse/Draft cross. I cannot remember Dagmar Zimmerman’s with her retired what name he had from the previous horse Anno, both now in greener owner, but whatever it was I did not like pastures. I still think about that freestyle! it! So, like April, I turned to music. As a fan of John Denver I “To sail on a dream on a crystal clear ocean, to ride on the always loved the song “Rocky Mountain High”. This dates me crest of the wild raging storm. To work in the service of life a bit! for you young people, some of the lyrics are “and the and the living, in search of the answers to questions Colorado Rocky Mountain high, I’ve seen it raining fire in the unknown.” (Calypso, by John Denver) NODA News 2016 Page 24


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Local Barns– Hidden Treasures Piccolo Pines by Sarah Freeman

s you drive down the long narrow drive lined by towering pine trees, aptly given the title of "cathedral of the trees", you notice stained brown board fence lining a picturesque pasture on your left. At the end of the drive you wind left to find a parking spot to the side of the 2 bay garage trimmed in wisteria where Jock Thompson handles the maintenance work and dabbles in woodcraft. Once you park you are surrounded by beds of beautiful flowers and shrubbery, bits of color are tucked everywhere you look. Its an ever changing display of Jan Thompson's green thumb. As you make your way into the 6 stall block barn you are immediately greeted by the nickers of the current residents inviting you to make use of the apple bucket that is always kept in stock. Straight ahead is an antique green steamer trunk with framed competition photos of the horses that have been lucky enough to call Piccolo Pines home. On the counter to your left you will find cookies for the human sweet tooth and there is always a vase of flowers and greens from the surrounding 18 acres under the pictures of the property when it was purchased in 2001. The incredible difference you see is courtesy of the Thompson's ability to see the proverbial diamond in the rough. The barn was an old aluminum foundry suffering from years of neglect situated next to a small cottage that had also seen better days. Jock’s background in architecture and construction came in handy as they started a complete overhaul. In the barn they erected a wash/grooming area and 7 roomy box stalls with Dutch windows, setting one aside for use as a tack room- which is where your eye is pulled next. NODA News 2016 Page 25

The tack room is equipped with saddle and bridle racks, tall tack lockers and a sink with a tack cleaning station. Adding to the charm as you look up are framed equine prints and a chandelier. Next on the tour you walk down the fully matted aisle and catch sight of quirky, folksy artwork painted on the end wall featuring a smiling fox that was done by the Thompsons' daughter, Brooke who is a professional artist. Connecting this charming barn to the crowing jewel of the property is a covered walkway with smoky clear fluted polycarbonate panels filtering natural light in and allowing you to catch a glimpse of the pond to your right. This convenient weather cover leads you down a slight grade to the breathtaking arena. The brainchild of Jock and Jan, the arena features a unique indoor/ outdoor option. Built with solid bottom half walls topped with the same clear panels used in the walkway, you immediately notice how bright it is. The indoor portion of the ring was built with the option to slide out the panels in the summer allowing it to have the feel of the covered arenas of the south. This option has never been needed due to the entire west end of the arena being open to the final quarter of the ring outside which is lined by the same wood board fence you saw lining the pastures. The west breeze has always proved to keep the arena very pleasant without the need for additional ventilation. The footing is a well maintained sand/rubber mix kept dust free by an overhead sprinkler system. Hidden are full wall panels of the clear corrugated fiberglass that are currently cleverly folded up parallel to the rafters that are lowered every fall to keep the wind and snow out but letting what little sunshine Ohio winter offers in. It is a noteworthy feature that everyone loves! On pleasant days the horses enjoy the option to take a trip up and down the scenic drive or on the trails through the mature woods behind the barn. Piccolo Pines, a name that invokes thoughts of musical evergreen trees, came about as a tribute to Jan's first warmblood, Piccolo, whom she purchased from Dagmar Zimmerman and competed through PSG. It is a beautiful name for a breathtaking farm.


NODA Schooling Show Results– August 7, 2016, South Farm Judges Jennifer Truett “L” & Nicky Vogel “R” High Score Champions Intro: 68.438 Barbara Hartman-Sasak / Majestic Lady Guinevere Training and Up: 71.481 Marybeth Allen / Argostino Western Dressage: 66.552 Judy Jacobsen / Modige TIP Award: 68.148 Sue Hines / Evil Town Team Competition: Ch. 64.277 2 Mares and 2 Fellas (Pam White, Kim Shepard, Sally Burton, Colleen Welder) Res. 63.602 Guys and Dolls (Danielle Bolm, Patti Valencic, Leigh Mooney)

6 Jennie Drain Speed Avenue 64.375 Q Andrea Knam Diamond 57.813 USDF Introductory Test B Jr/Yr (Vogel) 1 Sage Shannon My Baby Girl 66.875 2 Kim Shepard Big Bundle 66.563 Q 3 Emily Seamon Sweet Melissa 62.188 USDF Introductory Test B Professional (Vogel) 1 Barbara Hartmann-Sasak Majestic Lady Guinevere 68.438

Novice USDF Introductory Test A (Truett) 1 Jennifer Cooper Arwen's Arrow 58.750 2 Joan Schiller Up Town Girl 58.438 3 Alyssa Fox Treasured Kitten 55.313 4 Barbara Gantz Touch Of Jazz 53.750

USDF Introductory Test C Adult Amateur (Truett) 1 Nicole Rader Aim High 64.000 Q 2 Danielle Struna Famous Mr Jones 62.750 Q 3 Sheril Kolenda Winsdown Bonny Doon 56.750 4 Veronica Spach King Of The Crossroads 55.500 5 Andrea Knam Diamond 48.000

Novice USDF Introductory Test B (Vogel) 1 Joan Schiller Up Town Girl 65.313 2 Jennifer Cooper Arwen's Arrow 65.000 Q 3 Alyssa Fox Treasured Kitten 60.625 4 Barbara Gantz Touch Of Jazz 59.688

USDF Introductory Test C Jr/Yr (Truett) 1 Bryanna MacKenzie It's A Sacred Affair 59.500 2 Kim Shepard Big Bundle 53.000

Novice USDF Introductory Test C (Truett) 1 Kara Sawayda Street Lights 52.500 USDF Introductory Test A Adult Amateur (Truett) 1 Pam White Flash In The Knight 67.188 Q 2 Ellen Pridemore Smokey 65.938 3 Sheril Kolenda Winsdown Bonny Doon 61.250 4 Lesley Matt Gypsy's Gem 60.313 5 Bitsy Gascoigne CLF Foreign Currency 59.688 6 Andrea Knam Diamond 45.625 USDF Introductory Test A Jr/Yr (Truett) 1 Sage Shannon My Baby Girl 66.563 2 Kim Shepard Big Bundle 61.250 3 Emily Seamon Sweet Melissa 55.000 USDF Introductory Test B Adult Amateur (Vogel) 1 Bitsy Gascoigne CLF Foreign Currency 67.813 Q 2 Pam White Flash In The Knight 66.875 3 Ellen Pridemore Smokey 66.563 4 Sheril Kolenda Winsdown Bonny Doon 66.250 Q 5 Lesley Matt Gypsy's Gem 65.938 NODA News 2016 Page 26

USDF Introductory Test C Professional (Truett) 1 Barbara Hartmann-Sasak Majestic Lady Guinevere 60.000 Novice Training Level Test 1 AA (Vogel) 1 Pam White Flash In The Knight 62.609 Q Novice Training Level Test 1 Jr/Yr (Vogel) 1 Bryanna MacKenzie It's A Sacred Affair 60.435 Q Training Level Test 1 AA (Vogel) 1 Katie Delaney Nova 64.348 2 Mallory Lawson Quiet Front 63.261 3 Jill Hazen Wildorado's Mandalay 61.957 4 Nicole Rader Aim High 61.957 Q 5 Danielle Struna Famous Mr Jones 60.435 Q Training Level Test 1 Jr/Yr (Vogel) 1 Kathryn Tuma Greydon's Knight 62.391 Q 2 Sophie Dasko Summer In The City 61.304 Q 3 Morgan Schultz Hershey 59.783 4 Caroline Channell JJ Rasmatazz 59.348


NODA Schooling Show Results– August 7, 2016, South Farm Judges Jennifer Truett “L” & Nicky Vogel “R” Training Level Test 1 Professional (Vogel) 1 Rhonda Pearce Flying Instructor 67.174 2 Sarah Freeman Kiva 64.348 Q 3 Barbara Hartmann-Sasak Majestic Lady Guinevere 61.739 Training Level Test 2 AA (Truett) 1 Leigh Mooney Remarkable 67.692 Q 2 Jill Hazen Wildorado's Mandalay 65.000 Q 3 Katie Delaney Nova 61.346 4 Danielle Bolm Jimmy 59.615 5 Danielle Struna Famous Mr Jones 59.423 6 Colleen Welder Owen 57.308 Katie McClure Montgomery 49.231 Training Level Test 2 Jr/Yr (Truett) 1 Morgan Schultz Hershey 64.808 2 Sophie Dasko Summer In The City 64.231 3 Kathryn Tuma Greydon's Knight 59.615 4 Caroline Channell JJ Rasmatazz 55.192 Training Level Test 2 Professional (Truett) 1 Anne McClintock Jericho 59.423 2 Sarah Freeman Kiva 58.654 Training Level Test 3 AA (Vogel) 1 Mallory Lawson Quiet Front 66.591 2 Marybeth Allen Argostino 63.636 Q 3 Nicole Rader Aim High 62.500 4 Ruth Siegfried Road Not Taken 61.364 5 Colleen Welder Owen 59.545 Training Level Test 3 Professional (Vogel) 1 Rhonda Pearce Flying Instructor 63.409 2 Anne McClintock Jericho 55.455 Training Level Test 3 AA (Vogel) 1 Sue Flocke First Edition 64.773 Q 2 Leigh Mooney Remarkable 64.091 3 Katie McClure Montgomery 60.682 4 Danielle Bolm Jimmy 59.091 5 Margaret Kaufman Almond Joy 56.591 First Level Test 1 AA (Truett) 1 Marybeth Allen Argostino 71.481 Q 2 Patti Valencic Fox Meadow Dancer 64.444 Q 3 Helen Welch Django 60.741 Q NODA News 2016 Page 27

4 Ruth Siegfried Road Not Taken 48.704 First Level Test 1 Jr/Yr (Truett) 1 Morgan Klingensmith Crossed Sabres 64.815 2 Morgan Klingensmith H. Exklusive 64.074 First Level Test 1 Professional (Truett) 1 Sue Hines Evil Town 68.148 Q 2 Sarah Freeman Ziegfried 59.815 First Level Test 1 AA (Truett) 1 Sue Flocke First Edition 68.148 Q 2 Sally Burton Oreo Blizzard 59.074 3 Margaret Kaufman Almond Joy 55.185 First Level Test 2 AA (Truett) 1 Kate McGinnis Bravo 66.406+ 2 Helen Welch Django 66.406 Q 3 Patti Valencic Fox Meadow Dancer 63.594 Q 4 Erin Clark Everybody Talks 57.344 First Level Test 2 Professional (Truett) 1 Sue Hines Evil Town 66.406 2 Sarah Freeman Rumble 51.563 First Level Test 3 AA (Vogel) 1 Erin Hill Brigandell 64.265 2 Katie Passerotti Luck Dragon 62.794 Q 3 Crissteen Miller Easy Swinger 61.471 Q 4 Halle Rust Hubblescope 60.735 Q 5 Erin Clark Everybody Talks 58.824 6 Joanna Rae Annie 58.382 First Level Test 3 Professional (Vogel) 1 Erin Hill Brigandell 66.471 2 Sarah Freeman Ziegfried 64.706 Q 3 Halle Rust Hubblescope 64.265 4 Jacqueline Ann Schaffer My Country Cowboy 61.471 Q 5 Sarah Freeman Rumble 53.088 Second Level Test 1 AA (Truett) 1 Kate McGinnis Bravo 62.879 2 Joanna Rae Annie 46.364 Second Level Test 1 Professional (Vogel) 1 Alexandra Weeks Dexter 65.606


NODA Schooling Show Results– August 7, 2016, South Farm Judges Jennifer Truett “L” & Nicky Vogel “R” Second Level Test 3 AA (Vogel) 1 Katie Passerotti Luck Dragon 55.488 Third Level Test 1 (Truett) 1 Tina Brown Princess Gothic 59.697 Q Fourth Level Freestyle (Vogel) 1 Patti Keim Java Joe 67.333 Prix St. George (Vogel) 1 Winifred Spisak Sly Fox 59.211 Walk Trot Equitation Jr/YR (Vogel) 1 Emily Seamon Sweet Melissa 67.500 Q Dressage Seat Equitation (Truett) 1 Leigh Mooney Remarkable 78.000 Q 2 Pam White Flash In The Knight 66.000 Q

USEA Beginner Novice Test B (Truett) 1 Heidi Hoffman Painted Gypsy Dancer 71.250 2 Anna Pallante Little Black Dress 60.500 3 Agatha Smithers Fizzical Therapy 57.750 USEA Novice Test A (Vogel) 1 Heidi Hoffman Painted Gypsy Dancer 64.348 USEA Novice Test B (Truett) 1 Morgan Klingensmith H. Exklusive 71.250 USEA Training Level Test A (Vogel) 1 Anna Pallante Alacrity 67.143 2 Natalie Krill Some Kinda Wonderful 65.952 USEA Training Level Test B (Truett) 1 Anna Pallante Alacrity 67.500 2 Morgan Klingensmith Crossed Sabres 65.227 3 Natalie Krill Some Kinda Wonderful 61.364

USEF Training Level Rider Test (Truett) 1 Sally Burton Oreo Blizzard 59.400 Western Dressage Intro Level Test 4 (Vogel) 1 Judy Jacobsen Modige 66.552 Q 2 Harley Buckley Detailed Dancer 61.897 Q Western Dressage Basic Level Test 1 (Vogel) 1 Halle Clause Master The Art 62.742 Q 2 Harley Buckley Detailed Dancer 59.355 Western Dressage Basic Level Test 2 (Truett) 1 Halle Clause Master The Art 63.750 Western Dressage Basic Level Test 4 (Truett) 1 Judy Jacobsen Modige 64.118 Q USEA Beginner Novice Test A (Vogel) 1 Amanda Gantz Journey of Hope 65.526 2 Anna Pallante Little Black Dress 63.158 3 Kara Sawayda Street Lights 61.053 4 Veronica Spach King Of The Crossroads 57.895 5 Andrea Knam Diamond 56.842 6 Agatha Smithers Fizzical Therapy 56.579

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NODA Board Meetings Next NODA Board Meetings are September 12 and October 10 Meetings held the second Monday of each month 7 to 9 pm at Panera Bread, 6130 Kruse Drive, Solon Ohio

Members are always welcome to attend! Be sure to check the MEETINGS page of the NODA website www.nodarider.org to any meeting changes or updated information. NODA’s welcomes all comments & opinions regarding NODA activities, shows and policies. Please contact NODA Member Liaison, Kathy Kirchner at MemberRep@nodarider.org.

USDF News 

Submit Rider-Award Photos by October 7 and year end award photos (first place only) by October 28 in order to be considered for inclusion in the 2016 yearbook issue of USDF Connection. See the USDF photo release form (on the USDF website under Awards/Forms and Documents) for submission instructions

Awards Deadline Approaching– Don’t miss out on a USDF award! September 30 is the deadline for submitting birthdates for Vintage Cup, adult amateur, and junior/young rider awards, filing Vintage Cup status and verifying adult amateur status, joining USDF for Breeder of the Year awards, submitting online Rider Performance Award applications, and submitting online Horse Performance Certificate applications.

Competition Management Education– Join us at the 2016 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention in St. Louis, MO, for an educational session relevant to competition managers and show secretaries of all experience levels. This session will focus on competitor relations, competition financials and reporting, and risk management. This session requires separate registration from the convention. Register online through November 25.

Apprentice Technical Delegate Clinic– Another USDF Convention adjunct education session will be the November 30 USDF Apprentice Technical Delegate Clinic. Required for apprentice TDs, this seminar is open to all. We’ll cover how to become a TD, dressage attire, tack, and equipment, and USDF and US Equestrian Federation forms and publications. Register online through November 25

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Member News

NODA Welcomes 2016 New Members! Welcome (or Welcome Back) to the following who were not members in 2015 Ardis Billey Anna Pallante

Natalie Krill Amy Swegan

Thank you very much, Jill Hazen, for your additional donation with membership Thank You to the 2015 NODA members who renewed memberships for 2016! 317 Members as of July 17, 2016 (203 AA, 44 Youth, 70 Professional) with 92 new members this year! Online membership roster on the MEMBERSHIP page of www.nodarider.org It is used for verification of membership for NODA activities. Your membership, time, and talents make NODA a better GMO. Thank you. Fran Cverna, Membership Chair membership@nodarider.org

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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 ON-SITE LEASE: Lower level Schoolmaster for half lease! This

Apparel and Tack SADDLE FOR SALE: Trilogy “Debbie McDonald” short-flap and elite leather. 18”, M/W. Pictures available. Asking $2,475. Call, text or email Regina: 216-390 -3702, Regina.sacha@sbcglobal.net. (I-9)

groom totes, grooming custom wood box. Items are located in Hiram area. Text 216-496-7842 for pricing. ($I-9)

BARN SUPPLIES ETC. FOR SALE: Deluxe grooming tote (purple) braiding belt, cotton stable bandages, cribbing muzzle, small dog horse-style blanket, small dog animal print sweaters, Eskadron SADDLE FOR SALE: Rembrandt Climatex bandage liners (x-large Dressage Saddle. 17.5” seat, and large sizes), box fans, adjustable tree. Black, good Equilibrium Therapy magnetic condition. Recently reflocked, chaps (boots), navy wooden new billets. Picture available. blanket/pad rack, rolling sport Asking $800. Contact Patti at 440- tote deluxe with mirror, nylon and 338-7177 or chain stall guards. Text 216-496secretary@nodarider.org (I-9) 7842 for pricing. (I-9) SADDLE FOR SALE: Antares Monoflap dressage saddle. Black leather, size 17.5, wide tree. Made in France. Approximately 5 years old. In excellent condition. Includes Antares cover. Asking $2,200. Photos available. Contact Sue Ogrinc. Cell phone: 216-5344246 or email at sroginc@aol.com. (I-9) SADDLE FOR SALE: Albion Platinum Ultima Dressage Saddle. 18” seat. Currently this saddle has the wide Genesis Tri-Form tree with interchangeable head fittings for the changing horse. Wonderful saddle for the growing warmblood since it is so adjustable. This saddle is in excellent condition. I purchased it new in 2008. I can email photos. Asking $2,500. Contact Stonewallboxers@aol.com or 440 -669-7052. (I-9)

SADDLE FOR SALE: Albion SLK Ultimate Adjusta, XW tree, low head, 18” seat. Excellent condition, used less than six months. Saddle cover included. Pictures are available. Asking $3,000. Contact Cyndi at 216-8702472. (I-10)

Services

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 hunter/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.

In Search Of 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.

TACK ETC. FOR SALE: Wolfgang Custom dressage saddle, MW, 17.5” black w/gold piping, never used. Pictures available. Asking STABLE LISTINGS $3,900. Electro groom vacuum, scoot-n-go electric scooter, fold-it horse is a true gem. Very safe, utility cart, corner hay racks, eight Bridlewood Dressage Farm sound and fun. This is a golden Cheryl Slawter large stall gates with yoke, sport opportunity to learn, show and Medina, OH 44256 tote upright saddle trunk, train on a real gentleman. Located 330-239-1997 standing metal saddle rack, sport in Columbia Station. Call Joanne Bridlewooddressagefarm.com White at 440-773-4496 with any tote tack trunk, various style questions. (1-9$) boots and bell boots, saddle racks 2 indoor & 1 outdoor ring, pasfor tack room (red), body clippers, tures ,boarding, lessons, excel-

lent care, friendly.

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

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 Ledge Hollow Stable Jeanne & Terry Fashempour 330-239-2587 Medina, OH 44256 www.LedgeHollowStable.com Full care, co-op, turn-out, Instruction, NE Medina County.


STABLE LISTINGS, CONTINUED Mithra Training Stable Wendy Gruskiewicz Jefferson, OH 440-213-0509 www.mithrastable.com Specializing in Arabian Sport Horses, dressage training, sales & lessons

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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Princeton Ridge Farms, Ltd. Huntsburg, OH 440-463-2428 www.princetonridge.net Quality horse care, boarding, lessons, and sport horse sales in Geauga County. Indoor/ outdoor arena, schooling jumps, trails.

Rhythmic Ridge Ranch Debi Smith Lorrain County 440-315-2660 Full care, indoor and lighted outdoor, arenas, matted stalls and heated water buckets.

Rosewood Stables Columbia Station, OH 440-236-8276 rosewoodstbles@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 Shade Tree Farm Bonnie Gray & Betsy Rebar-Sell Dale Lappert- R Dressage Judge 330-351-1124 Garrettsville, OH brsell@aol.com Full care, indoor www.rivendeldressage.com & outdoor arenas, trails, turnout, (330) 527-4683 evening lessons, and training. (440) 813-4009 days Board, dressage/eventing. Small, Shadow Facs Farm experienced care, 7 day T/O . 814-796-6161 Indoor/outdoor, trails, jumps. www.shadowfacsfarm.com Dressage and combined training, instruction, and sales. Rocky River Stables Cleveland Metro Parks Rocky River. OH (216) 267-2525 www.valleyriding.org Boarding, lessons, pony /horse camps, therapeutic riding, indoor & outdoor arena, trails. 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.

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. Woods Edge Stable Anne Houin Burton, OH 44021 216-598-0821 or Houin3@yahoo.com Boarding, lessons, clinics, Indoor/outdoor, arenas, grass pastures, trails


Calendar of Events Complete Calendar of Shows, Clinics & More 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

**9/3 Tuscarawas Valley Dressage Association www.tuscvalleydressageasso .org Skeeter Hollow Farm, New Philadelphia, OH qhdressage1@yahoo.com ** 9/4 Dream On Farm Dressage Championship www.DreamOnFarm.com Colombia Station OH 9/9-10 Dressage Clinic with Jan Ebeling www.Topline-Stables.com Topline Stables, Aurora OH 9/9-11 MSEDA Dressage at the KHP I & II Shows (USEF/ USDF Recognized) www.ShowSecretary.com Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington KY

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** 9/11 NODA Dressage Schooling Show Rocky River Stables, Rocky River, OH www.nodarider.org 9/11 Sweetwater Mini Trials & Dressage Schooling Show www.minitrialassoc.org Sweetwater Equestrian Center, Ravenna OH ** 9/17-18 CADS Schooling Dressage Show & Championship www.CadsDressage.org Ridgewood Stables, Medina OH 9/22-25 2016 GAIG/USDF Region 2 Dressage Championships (USEF/USDF Recognized) Lamplight Equestrian Center, Wayne IL

10/8-9 Kentucky Dressage Fall Classic I & II Shows (USEF/USDF Recognized) www.ShowSecretary.com Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington KY

** 10/8 NODA Dressage Schooling Show Chagrin Valley Farms www.nodarider.org

** 10/9 NODA Dressage Schooling Show Series CHAMPIONSHIP Chagrin Valley Farms www.nodarider.org


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