STRIDE Members, now is the time to consider stepping up your volunteerism, if you would like to be part of planning committees for shows, clinics, end of year banquet, and club socials. Please consider running for an office on the board. Description of each office...read more
Thinking of creating a musical freestyle? You’ll want to be aware of this rule change. Thanks to Loretta Lucas, STRIDE member and Region 3 representative to USDF, for submitting this to the newsletter. During the July USEF Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting the...read more
Too cooked to canter? Why not perfect the walk? Check out these excerpts from Dressage in Harmony by Walter Zettl:“The walk is…the most difficult gait and is given the least attention. Of the three gaits, it is the one with the least natural swing, which is why it...read more
She’s new to the area, but she’s not new to hard work and determination. As a matter of fact, if you talk to Laurietta (pronounced Laur-EET-a), you’ll get the feeling that these qualities are second nature to her. Laurietta is plagued by a rare neurological disorder...read more
The Election of Officers for 2020 is quickly approaching and is scheduled to take place at the December 2019 Holiday Party (details forthcoming). Please email Lonni Bechan at email@example.com if you are interested in serving in any capacity. The office of...read more
There’s an old saying among dressage riders, “Persistence overcomes resistance.” Typically, it’s said in reference to overcoming challenges with one’s horse. In Ellie Metelits’ case, it’s a way of life. You see, Ellie is in the process of recovering from a concussion...read more
In case you missed it… New for 2020: USDF Announces Regional Schooling Show Awards Program For Immediate Release Friday, February 22, 2019
Lexington, KY (February 22, 2019) - The United States Dressage Federation™ (USDF) is excited to announce the new USDF Regional Schooling Show Awards Program, which will offer regional recognition to USDF Group Members (GMs), competing in participating...read more
Have you ever met someone who just makes you want to smile? If you haven’t, then you haven’t met Diane Laws. Her enthusiasm is contagious, her “positivity” is unparalleled, and her humor- well, it borders somewhere between wicked and naughty. Top that off with the...read more
STRIDE Schooling Show June 16, 2019 Florida Horse Park You must have a CURRENT coggins Test to participate in any STRIDE Show. PAGE IS UPDATED AS SHOW INFORMATION IS COMPLETED BY STRIDE COMMITTEE. Champions Results Barn Stall Chart Ride Times Volunteer...read more
What is the difference between a mediocre life and an amazing life? Perhaps it lies in one’s ability to be amazed, to see the beauty and the connectedness of all life. That’s certainly what you might think if you were to check in with STRIDE member and Century Ride...read more
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