The WDAA World Championship Show will feature four days of competition, with one day of rail classes and three days of Western dressage tests. Several classes for physically challenged riders and “Heroes on Horses” are offered. The focus of the show will not only be on top competition but on a... Read More
After watching dressage rider and trainer Endel Ots and his students in the show ring so far this year, it’s hard to deny that Ots has found a real system for success. With their 2017 victories fresh in mind, Ots, his students, and horses will be a group to watch in the 2018 international show... Read More
When an FEI dressage trainer recently dominated not one but all dressage National Championship classes at the 2017 Canadian National Arabian and Half Arabian Championship Horse Show, it was apparent that she deserved to be in the Custom Saddlery MVR ranks. Read More
When Lauren Woodruff finally took her turn in the spotlight at The Colorado Horse Park, the results were even better than she had expected. She was honored to receive not only the blue ribbon for her Third Level test, but also the Premier Equestrian Award in recognition of her horsemanship,... 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
Canadians were the strong contenders in CDI competition at this year’s New England Dressage Association Fall Festival of Dressage, winning two of three CDI grand prix classes. Each of the three top spots in CDI competition were won by different riders. Read More
Enjoy our mild winters to stay on a beautiful, historic horse farm, in the heart of the renowned Tryon Horse Country. 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

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