MAY 6 & 7, 2023 - Horse-In-Hand Ranch, Blackfalds, AB

We are very excited to announce that German international judge, young horse development expert, coach, clinician Christoph Hess is coming to Horse-In-Hand Ranch, Blackfalds, for a two-day symposium May 6 & 7, 2023.  We hope to feature riders who have declared for major games, along with juniors, amateurs and professionals working their way through the levels.  A showcase presenting young horses from some of Alberta’s best dressage horse breeders will be part of the daily program.  Mobile tack vendors will be on site as well as a silent auction.  Sale of auditor tickets, which will include lunch both days, will start soon.  Stay tuned to the ADA website and Facebook pages for details and announcements over the next few months.  It is going to be a fabulous weekend of learning so please put the dates in your calendar and plan to join us!!


ADA is excited to support and encourage our Alberta Dressage Riders with this new Rider Award Program.

ADA encourages dressage supporters and participants to display this poster at equestrian venues.

Click Here to Download the Medal Awards Poster

Medal Award Description and Application

ADA Medal Awards Description (Click Here)

ADA Medal Awards Application PDF (Click Here)

ADA Medal Awards Application WORD Click Here)


The Alberta Dressage Association 2022 Lifetime Achievement and Recognition Awards were presented during the Alberta Provincial Dressage Championships held at the Rocky Mountain Show Jumping venue in Calgary, AB. Family, friends, riders and members of the dressage community attended the presentation and reception sponsored by ADA to congratulate the award recipients.

“Acknowledge Our Builders”

AwardsCollage 2022

For more information and complete details about the awards and this year's honnorees, visit

Achievement Awards Page

Recognition Awards Page

ADA 2022 Annual General Meeting: Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 7:00pm (via Zoom)


President's Report

Area Group Reports

Committee Reports

See the ADA Homepage for the complete list of Executive, Directors, Committee Chairs and Coordinators.

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