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    • 30 Nov 2020
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Virtual Show

    Alamo Dressage Association 
    Schooling Show Championships & Virtual November Schooling Show

    Classical Dressage, Eventing  & Western Dressage Classes!

    Entries Open from November 1 - November 30.  Videos must be submitted by November 30th.

    Judge: Celeste Brown, "L" Graduate with distinction

    Show Manager/Secretary:  Arlene Gaitan (210) 386-9576,  Email

    Prize List: 2020 Virtual Schooling Show Championships and November Open Show.pdf

    NO Qualifying required for Championship classes.  Anyone can enter!

    NEW!  A minimum of 3 riders must be entered in a division for High Point Awards to be given. 

    2019 Dressage Tests * USEA Tests * Western Dressage Tests

    Tack and Equipment Rules:
    US Equestrian Federation  * Western Dressage of America

    Upload your videos to YouTube and submit the link with your entry form.

    How to Record and Upload your Videos

    • 2 Dec 2020
    • (CST)
    • 6 Dec 2020
    • (CST)
    • Virtual

    The Future Of Dressage Is In Your Hands

    This year has been unprecedented in many aspects, and impacting many events within the sport world, and the 2020 Adequan®/USDF Annual Convention is no exception. For the first time ever, the annual convention is going virtual and we want you to join us!

    Attending the 2020 Adequan®/USDF Virtual Convention will be FREE to all members, and will be experienced through a series of webinars, video chats, and other online content mediums. Attendees will still be able to learn about the latest developments in the sport, have the opportunity to attend open meetings, forums, and educational sessions, all available with a simple click. This is a prime opportunity for all members to play an active role in USDF governance from the comfort and safety of their own homes.

    As a member of ADA you are automatically a Group Member of USDF. The future of dressage is in your hands, and now, with this unique situation, all members can make their voices heard without the complications of travel or financial obligations. Free online registration will launch soon, so stay tuned for more information and exciting updates!


    • 10 Dec 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)
    • Zoom meeting
    • 88

    JUNIORS! (and adults too!) Join us for "Everything You Wanted to Know about Freestyles" with USEF "S" Judge, Joan Darnell.  

    You will discover the answers to these burning questions....

    • Music first or choreography first?
    • What kind of music software should I use?
    • How do I make a lower level freestyle exciting?
    • How do I match the music with the horse?
    • What kind of music is acceptable? Genres? Voice?
    • and more!

    About Joan:  Joan Darnell is a USEF “S” Dressage judge and also a member of the USDF “L” Faculty, a member of the USDF Freestyle and Judges Committees and a member of the USEF Licensed Officials Working Group. Joan has been active in dressage since the early 1980’s having competed through the levels and completing her USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medals. She has been the past President of the Idaho Dressage and Eventing Association and the Central Texas Dressage Society. She now resides in Olympia, Washington with her husband and their 3 horses, 4 dogs and cat. They enjoy traveling, and gardening in their spare time.

    When registering, please provide your questions in advance.  If there is time, we will address additional questions. 

    Meeting will be conducted via Zoom.  Download the app to your phone or tablet or join via your computer.  Make sure your speakers and microphone are on. 

    Free to ADA members!

    $10 for non-members.

    • 27 Mar 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • 28 Mar 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • San Antonio Rose Palace

    The San Antonio Fall Dressage Show I & II has been moved to March 27-28, 2021. Look for prize list in late January/early February at www.showsecretary.com.

    We will still host our Horse & Rider Easter Bonnet contest so start working on your bonnets now!

    • 11 Sep 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • 12 Sep 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • San Antonio Rose Palace

    Mark your calendars! Prize list should be available in late July/early August 2021!

About us

Founded in 1981, Alamo Dressage Association (ADA) is a non-profit, charter Group Member Organization of the United States Dressage Federation. Our purpose is to promote dressage interest, knowledge, training and competition. Although concerned primarily with dressage, we welcome any type of horse or rider, regardless of individual aims.

Show your support of local Dressage by joining today! Benefits include a Group Membership to the United States Dressage Federation (USDF), a subscription to USDF Connect magazine, discounts on educational events and more!

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