Big congrats to Nila and Skyler, who qualified as part of the Region 7 Young Rider Team and traveled to Saugerties, NY to compete at the North American Young Rider Championships. In her first season at this level, and at age 16 as one of the youngest riders in this division (ages 16-21), Nila finished a solid 19th place.
Dressage at the Gaits July
Nila and Skyler went down to the Gaits to test drive their new freestyle before Young Riders. A few first time bobbles, but still a 68.4%. On to NAJYRC in New York!
Yarra Yarra July
Ivetta and Dovey continued their winning streak, scoring 69.8% at 4th level and 70% on their freestyle!
Ivetta and Dovey scored up to 71.4% at 4th level and 72% on their freestyle, winning all classes!
Judging Program Update
Katy was honored to recieve the inaugural CDS judge training scholarship!
Dressage at the Gaits June
Nila and Skyler completed a whirlwind of Young Rider qualifying with 3 more scores in the 65-66% range. They made the Region 7 team and will be heading to NAJYRC next month!
Madison and Stoney completed the 2nd level scores for Madison's bronze medal. Onto 3rd level!
Dressage Derby Vacaville
Nila and Skyler continued their consistent effort in the Young Rider qualifiers, with a trio of 66% scores.
Starr Vaugn Spring
Nila and Skyler moved up to the YR level for this NAYRC qualifier and rode their best PSG to date, scoring 65.592% in the team test and 66.5% in the individual test from 2 judges.
Dressage also improves jumping!
Armed with new-found abilities to half-halt and turn from their 3rd level dressage work, Katie and WallE dominated the 1.10 m jumpers at the Treasure Valley Classic hunter-jumper show, winning both classes.
Judges' program update
Katy is very proud to have recieved a grant from The Dressage Foundation to support her work in the "R" judges program. More info here.