Calgary Area Dressage Shows…Save the Date for Claresholm

The CC/ADA Gold Show will be hosted in Claresholm June 9/10, 2012. This is a save the date reminder for Calgary area dressagers, as last year they had to limit the number of entries to their show. This marks the silver anniversary of the show, and it’s sure to be very special. This is a great […]

Calgary Area Dressage Show Dates for 2012

Carrots and Cocktails Series: January 22nd – open schooling at Rocky Mountain Show Jumping Arena (Anderson’s) Carrots and Cocktails I February 11/12 at Andersons February 26th open schooling at Rocky Mountain Show Jumping Arena (Anderson’s) Carrots and Cocktails II March 10/11 at Anderson’s Carrots and Cocktails III April 14/15 at Anderson’s

Dressage Riders need to know the rules of our Sport….

Suggestion:   Before considering making an accusation regarding a rule breach involving a fellow dressager,  take note of the rules of our sport.  Ignorance may be the reason for a false accusation, but it is not an excuse for making it. 2011 Dressage Canada Rule Book Check your rule book page 34…article E 4.9 #5. It […]

No more Top Hats Allowed in National Level Tests!

Equine Canada/Dressage Canada have issued a late rule change that as of May 1st, 2011, only competitors above 4th level will be allowed to wear Top Hats in Canadian Competitions.  All others must wear a safety approved helmet with harness when mounted on the show grounds. Failure to comply will cause the rider to be eliminated from […]

How to Remember Letters Around the Dressage Arena…

I hope this helps Calgary Alberta area dressage riders. I’ve come up with a way to remember the letter positions around the Dressage arena. Starting with A and going clockwise around the ring: A-All K-Kings V-Visit E-Each S-Special H-Horse C-Cantering M-Merrily R-‘Round B-Beautiful P-Pastures F-Free I understand that the original Dressage letters were abbreviated names […]