Jan 08, 2021

Enter IDCTA's Virtual Dressage Show Series and Championship

The Illinois Dressage and Combined Training Association has the cure for the wintertime COVID-19 blues . . . join us for a virtual show series! Ride from the comfort of home or your training stable. Use a smartphone or camera to capture your ride and submit it for judging.

DateJudge
January 22-31Fatima Kranz “R”
February 19-28Dolly Hannon “S”
March 19-28Renee Johnson “S”
April 16-May 2Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez “S”

Classes

DressageWestern Dressage
1. IDCTA Green as Grass TOCTest 1, 2, 31. NAWD Preparation TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
2. Intro TOCIntro A, B, C2. WDAA Intro TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
3. Training Level TOCTest 1, 2, 33. WDAA Basic TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
4. First Level TOCTest 1, 2, 34. WDAA Level 1 TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
5. Second Level TOCTest 1, 2, 35. WDAA Level 2 TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
6. Third Level TOCTest 1, 2, 36. WDAA Level 3 TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
7. Fourth Level TOCTest 1, 2, 37. WDAA Level 4 TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
8. Prix Caprilli TOCTest 1, 2, 3

These shows are recognized by the Western Dressage Association of America (WDAA recognition # pending) and eligible for 1⁄2 points for Lifetime Achievement Awards. They are also qualifying shows for the WDAA World Show and eligible for North American Western Dressage TRAX Teams and Individual Awards.

Top six places in each class for dressage and western dressage for Junior, Young Rider, Adult Amateur, and Open divisions will receive ribbons within three weeks after the show closes.

We anticipate that entries will fill quickly and because there is a limited number of rides available for each show. Early registration is recommended. During registration you will declare the division and level you plan to ride in. You will list your test when you submit your video.

Click here to register online.

Championship classes will be included in the April show. To qualify for championship classes, participants need a score of 60% or higher from any test of the level in one of the three previous virtual shows.

Fees are $45/test for IDCTA Members, $55/test for non-members, plus a $10 office fee per horse/rider combination. Please submit one registration per horse/rider combination.

Green as Grass - Training Level may be ridden in large (20 x 60 m) or small (20 x 40 m) arena. First level and above shall be ridden in large arena (20 x 60 m).

Apr 13, 2021 Volunteers

Volunteerism with Come Again Farm and Lee Ann Zobbe

It is the eventing programs like Lee Ann Zobbe’s program in Area VIII that help keep the sport alive. In addition to teaching students how to ride, Zobbe the manager and coach at Come Again Farm, also teaches her students how to volunteer. Whether her students are 11 years old or 70 years old, volunteering is an integral part of her program located in Sheridan, Indiana.

Apr 12, 2021 Young Riders

Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Adds Two New West Coast Legs

US Equestrian is pleased to announce the addition of two new 2021 dates for the Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge (YTC):

Apr 12, 2021 Competitions

Inaugural McKinlaigh Cup and Twin Rivers CCI4*-L Title Goes to Amber Levine and Cinzano

"Too plain" is not a description that fits today's wire-to-wire winner of the Twin Rivers Spring International's inaugural CCI4*-L. But that's what Amber Levine heard five years ago after importing the now 10-year-old Holsteiner gelding (Classe VDL x Walta) as a sales prospect. So, she kept him. His long-delayed debut at the CCI4*-L level proved the wisdom of that decision.

Apr 12, 2021 Competitions

USEA Podcast #281: Giddy Over Kentucky

This year’s pre-Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event USEA Official Podcast isn’t a traditional preview show, but rather Host Nicole Brown and the team of Max Corcoran, Rob Burk, and Diarm Byrne are discussing their favorite Kentucky memories as everyone gets giddy for the 2021 event!

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