Chinook Country ADA Annual General Meeting

Saturday, January 25, 2020, 12 noon; at the Lethbridge Therapuetic Riding Association

Lunch followed by AGM (More Details to Follow)

Thank you to all of the participants, volunteers and sponsors who made our 2019 Dressage Show a huge success.

Please click here for a complete list of the Award Winners.

Show news 2019:

  • Claresholm Bronze/Wild Rose show June 15-16th: major details organized; prize lists available in March; sponsorship needed to be able to offer prize monies & awards for Bronze show & ribbons for Wild Rose show
  • Wild Rose shows: “Chinook Dressage Series” awards for participation in the 2019 series. (Bronze/WR Claresholm (June); WR Medicine Hat (May); Wild Rose Lethbridge (May & August).  Award details pending.

Clinic news 2019:

  • Dressage Scribe Clinic: evening May 4th with judge Chris Collins who will judge the WR show Sunday, May 5th 
  • Apr.13: Ride-a-Test Day at Edgewood Stable with judge critique
  • Oct.5th - 6th: Sandra Sokoloski Clinic at Edgewood Stable

Other news:

  • CC/ADA has sponsored the EA/ADA Gold Show & Provincials for $1000 as part of their annual support for ADA area group hosted Gold shows
  • Volunteers needed: Mane Event ADA booth in Red Deer Sunday, Apr.28; ADA casino volunteers in the last quarter of 2019 in Calgary
  • CC/ADA removed the deadline for membership; being a member offers you reduced fees for clinics & shows. Required for application for ADA Dressage Recognition Awards.
  • One of the CC/ADA dressage fences will be stored in Medicine Hat at the Dunmore Facility to facilitate the increased interest in dressage in that area including their WR show May 18-19th

CC/ADA is planning to recognize participation in their 2019 Wild Rose shows. A Participation Recognition Award will be presented to every horse/rider combination that shows in 3 of 4 of the following shows:

  • Chinook Country Dressage Wild Rose Series (May 5, 2019)
  • Cypress & Medicine Hat Wild Rose Dressage Show (May 18-19, 2019)
  • CC/ADA Summer Wild Rose Dressage Show (June 15-16, 2019)
  • Chinook Country Dressage Wild Rose Series (August 24, 2019)

So mark these dates on your calendar, and we hope to see you at these shows.

Thanks to the executive/directors who volunteered to return to their positions for 2019.  An amazing group of volunteers.

Thank you to the Southern Alberta Summer Games, Taber, for the donation of $500 for providing the dressage fence and volunteers to judge, scribe, & score for the 2018 Dressage Division.

Interesting statistics 2018: 33 CC/ADA members; 126 CC/ADA Facebook followers; 79 Medicine Hat Facebook dressage followers

Successful 2018 Dressage Shows: Medicine Hat 2-day show in May with 19 riders; Claresholm EC Bronze show;  two 1-day Wild Rose Shows in Lethbridge

Thank you to the ADA Casino Funds that offset the costs of officials' fees & facility rentals for these shows.  This reduces the Rider Entry fees and allows the awarding of prize monies & awards.

CC/ADA will retain club memberships in AEF & SAEC. 

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