Events

For questions about what our horse shows offer, classes offered, and rider levels/divisions, please visit our Resources Page!

Oct
28
Sat
Greystone Triple D Schooling Show
Oct 28 all-day

Greystone Triple D Schooling show at Roberson Equestrian Facility in Murfreesboro

TVDCTA HALLOWEEN Dressage, Combined Training and Jumper Show and Clinic with Jim Graham @ Flint Ridge Farm
Oct 28 all-day

flint-ridgeJim Graham, FEI “I” Judge

October 28 – Dressage and Combined Training Schooling Show at Flint Ridge Farm. Costume contest for riders/horses.

October 29 – Jim Graham Clinic

Closing Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
CLICK HERE TO ENTER ONLINE
OR
DOWNLOAD THE 2017 OCTOBER SHOW and CLINIC ENTRY FORM

 

***CLICK HERE TO VIEW RIDE TIMES***

Ride times will be posted October 24 on TVDCTA.org and the TVDCTA Facebook Page. This is expected to be a VERY popular show! Therefore, Ride A Tests will not be offered at this Competition. Please make sure you get your entries in early! Don’t forget your costumes! Class descriptions may be found at www.TVDCTA.org

Please DO NOT BRING YOUR DOGS!! Please pass this along to your family and friends coming to watch you as well. There are resident dogs on the property and we’ve all seen the YouTube videos of the dog that gets loose during the show!

Volunteers are always appreciated!! Please email Natalie Weil @ TVDCTA.ShowSecretary@gmail.com to volunteer.  Thank You!

Please Mail Entries to: TVDCTA Show Secretary, 248 Pops Corner, Huntsville, AL 35811
Only online or mailed-in, completed entries will be accepted. Negative Coggins (within 1 year) MUST accompany entry form. Entries and Coggins must be in-hand and complete by the closing date or the rider will incur a late fee and will not be guaranteed entry. Management may refuse any entry for any reason, and reserves the right to make any changes



OFFERED CLASSES

Dressage Only
($25, JR/YR $20)

Intro Tests A, B & C
Training Level Tests 1, 2 & 3
First Level Tests 1, 2 & 3
Second Level Tests 1, 2 & 3
Third Level Test of Choice
Fourth Level Test of Choice
FEI Level Test of Choice
USEA Horse Trial Test of Choice
CIC/CCI Test of Choice

Combined Training
($50, JR/YR $45)

Amoeba (USDF Intro A, 18”)
Tadpole (USDF Intro B, 2’)
Starter (USDF Intro C, 2’3”)
Beginner Novice (USEA BN Test A, 2’7”)
Novice (USEA Novice Test A, 2’11”)
Training (USEA Training Test A, 3’3”)
Preliminary (USEA Prelim Test A, 3’7”)

Jumper Classes
($20, JR/YR $15)

+$10 for Schooling Round*

*if competing in a CT or Jumper class

Puddle Jumpers (18”)
Schooling Jumpers (2’)
Green Jumpers (2’3”)
Hopeful Jumpers (2’7”)
Training Jumpers (2’9”)
Working Jumpers (2’11”)
Open Jumpers (3’3”)
Mini Prix Jumpers (3’7”)

Please specify the test to be ridden on the Entry Form

DRESSAGE CLINICS

Private Dressage Clinic- $175 (Sat/Sun)
Private Jumping Clinic- $175 (Sat/Sun)
Small Group (2-4) Jumping Clinic- $125 (Sun)

Please specify the test to be ridden or the level desired for the Clinic on the Entry Form

Class descriptions and an explanation of divisions may be found at http://tvdcta.org/resources/


ABSOLUTELY NO DOGS ALLOWED AT ANY TIME

Please inform any friends and family that may come to watch you compete.
Bringing a dog to either the competition or clinic will result in a $100 fine payable to Flint Ridge Farm


Volunteers are always appreciated!! Please email Natalie Weil @ TVDCTA.ShowSecretary@gmail.com to volunteer.  Thank You!!

Nov
11
Sat
Dressage at Circle G, Lynnville, TN @ Circle G, Lynnville, TN
Nov 11 – Nov 12 all-day

Winter Frolic
Judge Doreen Horsey
TD Janice Welch
Closing date: October 27th

Nov
14
Tue
November Member Meeting @ Huntsville Library Foundation Conference Room
Nov 14 @ 6:45 pm

Our November meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in the Huntsville Library Foundation Conference Room. (Main Huntsville Library) The meeting will begin at 6:45 p.m. We will discuss our year end awards party and officers for next year.”

Nov
18
Sat
Greystone Dressage Level 2 in Lebanon
Nov 18 – Nov 19 all-day

Greystone Dressage level 2 in Lebanon at the James E Ward Agricultural Center

Dec
19
Tue
Annual TVDCTA Awards Banquet @ Carrabba's Italian Grill
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm

More information on awards will be coming soon!

Jan
16
Tue
January Member Meeting @ Huntsville Public Library Main Branch
Jan 16 @ 6:45 pm

We are excited to have Meris Greges give a talk about Balance and Biomechanics at our next meeting.  Her perspective as an engineer, judge, rider, and trainer can help shed some light on simple biomechanics concepts, specifically breaking down the horse’s gaits, and how you can apply them to your riding.

Meris has a background in classical dressage and enjoys training horses from the very first ride up to the FEI levels.  She has earned her USDF Bronze and Silver Medals on her self-trained horses, is a USDF “L” Graduate with Distinction, is a USEF Dressage judge “r” candidate, a US Pony Club graduate and a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) certified instructor.  She has won multiple USDF Year End All Breed Awards and been featured in The Chronicle of the Horse, USDF Connection, and The Paint Horse Journal.

During her undergraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering and Exercise Science she did gait analysis for Olympic level figure skaters in the Biomechanics lab.  While earning her MS in Biomedical Engineering she was involved in evaluating motion of club foot children and correlating MRI finding of spinal cord injury to kinematics.  Professionally she was involved in cutting edge technology in the Thoroughbred racehorse industry specializing in Biomechanics and locomotion which resulted in selecting many Graded Stakes winners.

Meris instructs people and horses of all types out of her and her husband’s farm in Athens, AL, that they share with their son, five horses, two dogs and two cats.

Apr
21
Sat
TVDCTA Dressage Schooling Show with Andrea Pappano @ Steel Prize Stables
Apr 21 all-day

Only online or mailed-in, completed entries will be accepted. Negative Coggins (within 1 year) MUST accompany entry form. Entries and Coggins must be in-hand and complete by the closing date or the rider will incur a late fee and will not be guaranteed entry. Management may refuse any entry for any reason, and reserves the right to make any changes necessary to ensure the efficient running of the show. All riders must wear ASTM/SEI approved helmets at all times while mounted. ABSOLUTELY No Dogs Allowed.

Offered Classes

 $25, JR/YR $20

  • Intro Test A
  • Intro Test B
  • Intro Test C
  • Training Level Test 1

  • Training Level Test 2
  • Training Level Test 3

  • First Level Test 1
  • First Level Test 2
  • First Level Test 3

  • Second Level Test 1
  • Second Level Test 2
  • Second Level Test 3

  • Third Level Test of Choice (TOC)
  • Fourth Level TOC
  • FEI TOC
  • Gaited Dressage TOC
  • USEA TOC
  • Western Dressage TOC
  • Musical Freestyle TOC

Please specify the test to be ridden on the Entry Form

*Only the FIRST dressage test will be counted towards the placings in the class. If you ride a second test as a part of the clinic, the test serves to show you the improvements that could be made with the suggestions of the Judge.

**Remember, entries received without a Coggins or form of payment will NOT be counted until the missing items are received! You will incur a late fee if the missing items are provided after the closing date! ** 

Please contact Steel Prize Stables directly for your stabling needs

Volunteers are always appreciated!!

Please email tvdcta.showsecretary@gmail.com to volunteer

If you have a preference on what you want to volunteer to do please specify in the email!!

CLICK TO VIEW AND DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM,

Make Checks Payable to: TVDCTA
Mail Entries to: Show Secretary, 125 Christopher Drive, Madison, AL 35757

Or Fill out the online entry form below:

Email questions to: tvdcta.showsecretary@gmail.com and/or steelprize@knology.net