In and Around the Arena
The Arkansas Valley Dressage Association offers schooling shows, clinics, seminars and educational opportunities for riders and horses of all levels and breeds. Some of the events are non-sponsored AVDA events. If there is a clinic, show, festival or seminar or any equine-related event, please email email@example.com and we’ll get it in the In and Around the Arena.
The Arkansas Valley Dressage Association meets once a month 6 p.m on Sundays. Locations vary per month based on member recommendations. The meetings sometimes include featured presentations from local veterinarians, farriers, trainers, other members or anything pertaining to the sport of dressage.
THE NEXT MEETING:
September 22, 2019
5 p.m., Coyote Grill, 675 CO-115, Penrose, CO 81240
TOPICS: Riverwalk Schooling Show Series, upcoming clinics and new software for events, clinics, shows, etc.
Kathy Daly Dressage Clinic (A non-RMDS-sponsored event)
Learn from One of the Southeast’s Top Dressage Instructors
August 17, 2019, 3180 Grandview Ave., Canon City, Colo.
Without the foundation of dressage, horse and rider will struggle to ride in harmony and partnership. USDF bronze and silver medalist will be providing a clinic Aug. 17, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Canon City. There is room for two more lessons. Introductory rate is $50, plus $10 haul-in fee. Lunch will be provided.
Auditing is free and rain date is Sunday, Aug. 18.
For more information, contact Cat Siemiet for more info at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Karen Rohlf Dressage Clinic (An RMDS-sponsored event)
Finding the Sweet Spot of Healthy Biomechanics
August 13-14, 2019, Blanca, Colo.
Spend two days with Karen Rohlf in an all-day group format clinic. The clinic may include a combination of theory, discussion, groundwork, and riding. ALL attendees will have opportunities to participate in discussions, simulations, and Q&A. A limited number of auditor tickets are now available for purchase online.
Auditing options: $60/single day or $100/both days.
For more information, contact Linda Chadwick-Wirth at email@example.com
To-be-announced upcoming Dressage Clinics (A non-sponsored AVDA event)
Dates to-be-announced at Patch Ranch in Wetmore, Colo.
For more information, call JoElyn Newcomb at 719-429-1244.
AVDA Riverwalk Schooling Show Series 2019
October 5, 2019
8 a.m. start time, Pathfinder Regional Park, Florence, Colo.
The Arkansas Valley Dressage Association’s Riverwalk Schooling Series offers horses and riders an opportunity to learn their tests, practice for the show ring, experience a horse show, introduces riders and horses to the show ring and provides a platform for a fun, relaxing, educational horse show experience. The shows are open to all dressage divisions, including Western Dressage, eventing and prix caprilli tests.