submitted by the Bayside Chapter The PVDA Bayside Chapter, under the leadership of Anne Thibo and Joy St. Landau, has yet again organized a fun and successful schooling show. This was our 4th annual dressage show, and our membership base continues to grow. Each year we are able to increase our activities and continue to [...]
by Alexa Easton The Potomac Valley Dressage Association spring dressage schooling shows proved to be quite successful for Marylanders this year, with several of them consistently placing at the top of the ribbons. At the Mountain View Show held on April 6th, Stacy Charland and Royal Walk won the Intro Level Test A division. Anne [...]
The U.S. will field two dressage teams for the Wellington Nations Cup CDIO3* (presented by Stillpoint Farm, April 11-14). Chris Hickey of Colora was selected for the U.S. Team II and will be riding Hilltop Farm’s Witness Hilltop in the Prix St. Georges tests. Hickey was also recently appointed to the USEF Dressage Committee as [...]
Below are the high point winners for the Maryland Dressage Association. To see photos, grab a February issue at one of these locations today! Check the archives page of equiery.com for more photos at the end of the month.
by Brianna Bowling On November 4, 2012, the Potomac Valley Dressage Association 28th Annual Waverly-on-Chester Chapter Challenge was held at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro. The Chapter Challenge is a unique show as riders compete with their chapter as a team rather than as individuals. Nine chapters competed at the one day [...]
by Beth Collier The 2012 Dressage At Devon Performance show began with young horse classes on Thursday September 27 and ended with Intermediaire I Freestyle rides on Sunday September 30th in Devon, PA. The lowest level offered has traditionally been Fourth Level and riders must submit scores from USEF/USDF licensed shows with only the highest [...]
by Patricia Artimovich, with photos courtesy of Gary Cline and Onawa Rock Photography Once again the PVDA Ride for Life featured the Dancing Horse Challenge on Saturday June 23, 2012 in a night of elegance and excitement, showcasing International and National riders. Starting with Grand Marshall and Guest Speaker Kathy Connelly, it was a night [...]
The Potomac Valley Dressage Association’s Summer Showdown took place at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro on July 7-8. The Overall High Score award went o Aviva Shana Nebesky of Bowie with her horse Continuum HHF. The pair earned a score of 79.4% to also become the Training Level High Score award winners.
Here are just a few photos from the 2012 U.S. Equestrian Federation National Intermediaire Championship and Olympic Selection Trials, held in Gladstone, New Jersey on June 15-17. Linda Zang of Davidsonville judging the Olympic Selection Trials Maryland dressage riders Betty Thorpe and Pam Link (Equiery photographer) had great seats for all the action. Christopher Hickey [...]
by Jenna Beal A Potomac Valley Dressage Association Schooling Show took place at Blue Bird Farm on June 3, 2012. Sarah VanSant on her house Precious Secret won the high score award of Introductory Level Champion. This was due to her excellent 64.37 score in the USDF Introductory Level, Test A and her 61.87 score [...]