Each year, the United States Dressage Federation recognizes a Volunteer of the Year from each of the nine regions in the United States. This year, STRIDE’s Judy Downer is being recognized for her outstanding contributions to the sport for Region 3, a substantial five...read more
Stand up and represent! That’s what some members of STRIDE will be doing at the 2018 Adequan United States Dressage Federation National Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah November 28 – December 1, 2018. As a General Membership Organization of the United States...read more
On Sunday, December 9th at 9:30 AM, a trail ride for STRIDE members will take place at Shangri-La Trailhead, 12788 SW 69th Ct., Ocala, FL . The trail ride will be led by a STRIDE member well versed in the layout and geography of the Cross Florida Greenway Trails and...read more
New 201 9 Ridden Dressage Tests Clinic with Natalie Lamping December 15th-16th 2018 Forget about procrastinating! It’s time to get a jump on the 2019 newly released dressage tests, and now is your opportunity to seize the moment! Thanks to a grant from the United...read more
Attention STRIDE Members! Who among you has not shared stories and fond memories of your favorite horses over the years? Now is your chance to share the BEST story of your FAVORITE horse with the whole club, AND be eligible to win $50! Write your story about your...read more
Mimi Leggett of Ocala, FL, was inducted for a second time into special group of senior dressage riders and horses on October 28th at the STRIDE Schooling Show #5 located at the Florida Horse Park. The ages of Mimi and her horse, Rapped N Painted (known as Ram),...read more
It was a dressage rider’s dream for Florence Wetzel when she imported her horse. Fourteen years old and ridden by a member of the French team, the gelding was a solid Grand Prix performer. When opportunity knocked, she answered and quickly purchased the horse....read more
Our 4th STRIDE show of 2018 is completed, and it was a huge success! A sincere thank you to Edith Finlayson my tireless co-show manager tent-raiser & water& ice schlepper, Jennifer Bravick superior show secretary, Colleen Cohill scoring room manager and on...read more
When STRIDE member Sharon Young purchased her 2.5-year-old Welsh pony in 2014, little did she realize that she was literally hitching her carriage to a star. Previously a dressage rider, Sharon’s interest shifted to driving. In 1994 while living in Connecticut, she...read more
Attendees at the August STRIDE meeting were privy to a fascinating talk by Dr. Siobhan Ellison of Pathogenes, Inc., “a small research laboratory with large ideas located in Fairfield, Florida.” She and her team are currently conducting research and treatment to combat...read more
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