SWVADA Schooling Shows and Clinics

SWVADA 2020 Clinics 

The  SWVADA/BREA schooling show is now set for August 23. Entries close August 16. See entry forms and Covid-19 Guidelines below.

SWVADA is sponsoring a Fix-a-Test on August 15 at Mane Gait Farm. See entry form information below. The VADA Chapter Challenge Show scheduled for this date has been canceled for 2020.


SWVADA hopes to reschedule other 2020 shows and clinics  as the Covid-19 pandemic allows.

 

We had a great turnout for our two Cavaletti Clinics at Green Hill Park last year, and hope to hold another clinic some time later this year. Please click here for information on cavaletti training.

 

The VADA symposium with George Williams and Bill Warren on June 27 and 28 has been postponed until late June of 2021.

We are working on scheduling more great local clinics too, so check back here for more information as plans develop.

USDF GMO Book Club June 24

Announcing an exciting educational opportunity for GMO members!

The South Florida Dressage Association is hosting a USDF GMO Book Club Meeting with Janet Foy. The zoom meeting/virtual book club is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Participants will be reading Janet's book, "Dressage for the Not-So-Perfect Horse" and then participating in a Zoom meeting with her to discuss the book.

 

This opportunity is free and open to all SWVADA/VADA members. To register, go to https://www.striderpro.com/a/ZCj-C2Rjbk-UHCqzv0cu_Q (formerly Eventclinics.com.) Registration is open until June 24th and when you register please include your city, state and GMO in the comments to organizer box. 

 

You can purchase a copy of "Dressage for the Not-So-Perfect Horse" from Trafalgar Books - https://www.horseandriderbooks.com/. Amazon also has an Ebook version.

 

This is an exciting, not to be missed opportunity that all can take advantage of from the comfort of their homes, so sign up today.

2020 Clinics and Schooling Shows

April 25 POSTPONEDSWVADA Cavaletti Clinic with Tracey Smith-Oliver (Green Hill Park Equestrian Center) will reschedule later this year.

 

May 3 POSTPONED – SWVADA/BREA Schooling Show (Green Hill Park Equestrian Center)

June 7 POSTPONED - SWVADA/BREA Schooling Show (Green Hill Park Equestrian Center)

 

 *** COMING UP ***

August 15 - SWVADA Fix-a-Test (Mane Gait Equestrian Center), judge Tracey Smith-Oliver. Click here for entry form.

August 23 **NEW DATE - SWVADA/BREA Schooling Show (Green Hill Park Equestrian Center). Click here for Covid-19 Guidelines.

Oct 18 – SWVADA/BREA Dressage and Combined Test Schooling Show (Green Hill Park Equestrian Center)

Want to Enter Our Next Event?

Look no further!

We are working on some great shows and clinics for 2020. You can find links to prize lists and entry forms in banners at the top of this page coming soon.

2020 Volunteers Needed 

 

WE NEED YOU - Current events have kept us all away from the show ring this spring, but we hope to be back on schedule with appropriate safety measures in place later this year.

 

To run a smooth and efficient show, we need lots of volunteers; gate stewards, score sheet runners, scribe, scorers, announcer and lots of hands for set up the day before and take down at the end of the show. It is helpful to have a pickup truck for setup and take down, if someone can commit their time and vehicle. We will schedule around ride times if you are showing. Job preference will be given to early responders. No experience needed, we provide on the job training!

Each hour of volunteer work will earn a chance for an end of the year drawing for a huge tack supply gift card. The more you volunteer, the more chances to win the gift card! In addition, SWVADA provides lunch for all volunteers.

Contact Evie Washburn to reserve your favorite volunteer position for 2020.

Fun for Everyone!

If you are a non-rider just looking to spend time in the community, we would love to have you volunteer!

 

Come out and join in on the fun in 2020! 

Results From Recent Shows:

 

Thank you to the competitors who came out and supported our SWVADA Schooling Shows! Placings and scores are now available. 

 

June 2019 Show - Click here for show results

April 2019 Show - Click here for show results

October 2019 Show - Click here for show results

 

President: Laura Nelson (galliard.laura7@gmail.com)

Vice President: Tamla Nichols (tamlanichols@verizon.net)

Secretary: Judy Altizer (springhollowfarm@me.com)

Treasurer: Annie Connelly (anniec@vt.edu)

Webmaster: Beckie Irons (irons.elizabeth@gmail.com)

Members at Large: 

 Candi Hylton (gammy15@hotmail.com)

 Denise Lennon (xcrkfarm@gmail.com)

 Rachel Roy (roynewmex@gmail.com)

 Muffin Smith (muffin.smith@jetbroadband.com)

 

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