Not so long ago, Alana Andrews was living in New York City and competing in hunter/jumper competitions. But then a horse-buying trip to Europe changed her life. Read More
"A horse would come in and I’d say to myself, ‘that’s the winner’, and then the next one would trot in and be just as good." Judge Bill Warren explains the "little details" which made the small differences in scores. Read More
Watch Hilda Gurney's winning ride in the Great American/USDF Region 7 Fourth Level Freestyle Championship (73.633%) with her Trakehner gelding Lotta Silver at the CDS Championship Show, September 27-30, 2018 at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank. Read More
With over 200 entries, the Temecula Dressage Classic was incredibly popular with riders in the area and also served as a Regional Championship and NAJYRC Qualifying event. Read More
Some of the horse world’s best minds and most talented riders will share their knowledge and insights with spectators and competitors at the 2018 Adequan® West Coast Dressage Festival during the crowd-pleasing Masterclasses to be held on Festival Saturday evenings prior to the much anticipated... Read More
After claiming multiple Reserve Champion honors over the weekend, David Wightman of Murrieta, Cal. finally had a chance to celebrate victory with his five-year-old Oldenburg gelding Hotshot AF in the Great American/USDF Region 7 First Level Open Championship on an impressive score of 74.044%. Read More
For the last three years, Melissa Rogers and Kristine Hegglin have been on the same dressage trajectory with their respective mounts, each taking turns earning championship titles as they successfully rose through the levels. And on the final day of the 50th Anniversary California Dressage... Read More
Having already earned two reserve championships earlier in the show, Akiko Yamazaki of Los Altos Hills, Cal. finally found her way to the winner’s circle with her KWPN gelding Chopin R after scoring 71.118% in the Great American/USDF Region 7 Intermediaire I Adult Amateur Championship. Read More
An annual highlight of the championship week is the CDS Young Horse Futurity. Impression DG took home top honors in the Four-Year-Old Open division ridden by Ashlyn de Groot. The talented KWPN gelding also claimed additional honors and prize money as the highest-scoring Cal-Bred in the Futurity... Read More
In the mid-1960’s dressage was just a fledgling sport on the West Coast, but a small yet dedicated group of enthusiasts decided to do something about it. So in August of 1967, the idea of the California Dressage Society was born. Read More

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