Pacific Crest Trail Chapter News – September 2014

August 30th, 2014


Pacific Crest Trail Chapter held a potluck lunch and meeting on July 13, 2014,  at Century Springs Farm in North Plains during our recent clinic with Ernst Herrmann. We announced a change of venue for our  Dressage Can Be Fun Show on October 25 & 26, previously scheduled to be held at Mt Hood Equestrian Center in Boring, Oregon. Our new location will be Ride On Ranch, 30190 NW Scotch Church Road in Hillsboro, Oregon. The Practice Show will be held on Saturday, October 25, and the League Show will be on Sunday, October 26.

Due to limited stall availability, locals should plan to haul in and out both days; priority will be given to those coming in from out of town. Entries open September 15. We are looking for volunteers for both days, and you can sign up on the ODS website in the volunteer section. For questions, please contact Rennie Squier at or 503-880-3870.

Our final Ernst Herrmann clinic for this year at Century Springs Farm will be October 5. There will be  a potluck lunch beginning at noon, with a chapter meeting following. We invite you to join us. If you would like to ride in the clinic, watch a lesson, or join us for lunch, contact Joyce Stride at 503-647-0168.


Register to Audit the 2014 USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum | Hanford, CA | Oct 4-5 (more)

August 28th, 2014

Join USDF as Scott Hassler and Ingo Pape return for the 2014 USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum, presented by Dressage at Devon, a USDF Education Partner. Our second forum, hosted by California Dressage Society, will be held October 4-5 at DG Bar Ranch in Hanford, CA. Auditor pre-registration is now open. Click here for more details about the forum.

Pre-registration deadline is 9-17.


ODS Members with AOL email addresses who are wishing to receive the ODS Broadcast Emails without interruption

August 28th, 2014

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If you have AOL and if you are an ODS member and want to continue to receive your e-mail, you need to take steps to authorize ODS to send you broadcast email.   

Email addresses you will want to include are:


And, if you are a chapter leader, committee leader or board member:


Follow these instructions: 

AOL (version 9.0 or higher)
In AOL, you can add the Oregon Dressage Society broadcast e-mail address to the “People I Know” list. To add the address,

  • Copy the addresses listed above which apply to you.
  • Select the Mail menu and select Address Book.
  • In the pop up box, select Add.
  • Paste the copied address/type the address required in the Other email field.
  • Make the newly added address the “Primary email address” by checking the checkbox.
  • Select Save.

AOL (version 7.0 or 8.0)

  • Select Mail in the Menu on the top of the screen.
  • Select Mail Controls.
  • The Mail Control Screen would be displayed. Select Next.
  • Select Customize Mail Controls for this Screen Name and click Next.

Version 8.0

  • You can select “Allow email from all AOL members, email addresses and domains” (allows all emails).
  • Select Next until the Save button shows up at the bottom.
  • Select Save.

Version 7.0

  • In the exclusion and inclusion parameters, include the domain



Twin Rivers Chapter News – August/September 2014

August 28th, 2014


It has been a busy summer for the Twin Rivers Chapter – ODS. We held our annual Mid Summer Night’s Dream horse show on July 12th and 13th. Our chapter joined the Jumps and Jodpurs Pony Club in putting this wonderful show together. It was held at the beautiful facility owned by Jim and Diane Hallstrom. The weather was extremely hot but the management took great care to keep horses and riders cool. The lunch provided by USPC and TRC members was incredible. It included several homemade salads, chicken, cookies and even homemade ice cream! Several of our members have been actively showing throughout the region and have had great success with their horses. One special member is Sally Temple. She rode her “Century Ride” at The Lake Oswego Dressage show on August 2nd. The combined age of herself and her trainer Kim Barker’s horse Baloo was 101 years! Many club members showed up to cheer her on and share a celebratory cake in the club house. Way to go Sally!! Our Adult Amateur Dressage Camp is coming up August 14th – 17th and riders from the region are anxious to school with Kathy Casey and Debbie Spence. The camp will be held at the lovely Sporthorse Farm in Creswell, owned by Marcy Chapman. Carolyn Wesolek has been busy scheduling rides, organizing meals, and coordinating our instructors for a wonderful experience. Our annual end of the season bar-b-que will be held on August 24th at the beautiful home of Bill and Laura Clenendon. It is always a fun afternoon getting together to share stories about the show season and recognize the wonderful volunteers that helped make all our activities such a success.

Prize List Update: October 2014 | Dressage in the State of Jefferson (more)

August 27th, 2014



This is a prize list update notification.  This show’s prize list was updated 8/26/2014 with a correction regarding USDF Regional Championships Qualifying Classes.  Nothing else was changed.

Dressage in the State of Jefferson

Saturday & Sunday, October 11 & 12, 2014

Jackson County Fairgrounds & Expo Park, Central Point, OR

Judge: Loris Henry (S)

Technical Delegate: Dianne Stanley (R)

Mail entries to: Secretary/Manager: Kaye Phaneuf • 9377 S Barnards Rd, Canby, OR 97013

(503) 880-3892 •

Website: • ride times:

Opening date: August 18, 2014 - 
entries postmarked before opening date will be penalized 

Closing date: September 12, 2014 - 
post-entries accepted if time is available with an additional $10 per class fee

Recognized by: USEF/USDF #329589 (Level 2) • ODS #1603 • A Qualifying Event for the 2015 ODS Championship Show & 2015 GAIG/USDF Regional Championship

Competition Management: Oregon Dressage Society, Inc. (State of Jefferson Chapter)

Click Here for Official Prize List - PL Updated 8/26/2014 with a correction regarding USDF Regional Championships Qualifying Classes

Click Here for General Rules for ODS approved USEF/USDF Licensed Shows

Click Here for the ODS approved USEF/USDF Licensed Shows Entry Form

Note: this show can be entered online – see the press release with instructions here:


Volunteer for the ODS Championship Show | September 5-7, 2014 | Sherwood, OR (more)

August 25th, 2014

Greetings ODS!

We are in need of volunteers for the ODS Open and Championship Show on September 5-7th at DevonWood Equestrian Centre.  All positions are needed including experienced scribes.  Training can be provided for most jobs.  Sign up can be done at  The times in the schedule can be changed to accommodate yours schedule – any help is appreciated!   If you cannot work an entire shift, email Tammy Kienitz (address below) with your availability and preferences.  If you are interested in scribing, please contact Tammy directly.

Thank you!!!

If you have any questions, please contact: Tammy Kienitz (volunteer coordinator) at or 541-979-1198, not the ODS Office.


New High Score Breed Awards to be Awarded at US Dressage Finals

August 25th, 2014


Competitors at the 2014 US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan will now have the opportunity to walk away with a High Score Breed Award! Participating breed and performance registries will award two high score awards for adult amateur riders, one for the national levels (Training through Fourth levels combined) and one for the FEI levels (Prix St. Georges through Grand Prix levels combined). There will also be two high score awards offered for open riders, one for the national levels (Training through Fourth levels combined) and one for the FEI levels (Prix St. Georges through Grand Prix levels combined). Results from freestyle and non-championship classes will not be included. For more information, and to see a list of breed organizations currently participating, visit the US Dressage Finals website.


American Warmblood Society – News regarding 2014 inspections

August 25th, 2014


The American Warmblood Society (AWS) announced they are doing a pilot program in 2014 implementing inspections OPEN to all horses without registering or becoming a member! This is instrumental in the Warmblood World to inspect without being registered! AWS Inspections are conducted in an educational and open clinic like format which evaluates movement, conformation and performance potential. All horses will receive an inspection scoresheet and a certification of inspection.


8/30/2014 Chesterfield, VA

8/31/2014 Hillsborough, NC

10/18/2014 New Haven, MO

11/1/2014 Spring Branch, TX



The American Warmblood Society (AWS) is a non-profit performance horse corporation founded in 1983. The AWS is dedicated to recognize, support and award sporthorses/members from grass roots to Olympic levels in Dressage, Eventing, Show Jumping and Combined Driving.


American Warmblood Society
P.O. Box 1561
Higley, AZ 85236
Phone: 480-251-0348
Fax:  520-568-3318

ODS 2014 Championship Show Prize List Update

August 25th, 2014

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The Prize List for the 2014 ODS Championship Show has been updated to reflect changes announced in the 8/15 e-mail.  If you have any questions, please contact the show’s manager.


USDF Youth Volunteer of the Year – Nomination Deadline is August 31st

August 20th, 2014

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Keep your eye out this show season for dedicated youth who deserve to be recognized for their volunteer efforts. Nominations must be submitted by August 31.


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