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  • November 24, 2022 9:56 AM | Arlene Gaitan (Administrator)

    New this year we have an online application so no need to snail mail your applications.  Please complete ONE application PER AWARD.  So if you are applying for two awards, complete two applications.

    Complete the online application here:


    For Awards requirements visit the Awards page under "Compete". 

  • September 16, 2022 2:15 PM | Arlene Gaitan (Administrator)

    Congrats to our virtual dressage show competitors!  Our judge was Krystal Wilt "L" from Greenville, NY.   View the results below!

    Next show is in October!  Stay tuned!

    ADA August 2022 Virtual Dressage Schooling Show Results.pdf

  • July 15, 2022 1:02 PM | Arlene Gaitan (Administrator)


    On July 23rd we  bid farewell to Douglas Christensen, long-time ADA member and horseman. Douglas was a breeder, breed judge and since moving to San Antonio in 1993, has served ADA as president, vice-president and sponsorship chair as well as our show announcer for over 20 years!

    Douglas leaves us for the cooler temperatures of Wisconsin. He will be greatly missed!

    Join us at his farewell party!  RSVP Here

  • July 15, 2022 11:56 AM | Arlene Gaitan (Administrator)

    ADA Member, Ryland Flores, has much to be proud about!

    His accomplishments include:

    USDF Rider Performance Award – Training Level.  Must have 4 scores of 60 or higher from 4 different judges and from 4 different rides

    USDF Dressage Seat Equitation Award – Elementary Level. Must have 5 scores of 65 or higher from 3 different judges from 3 different recognized shows

    USEF Interscholastic Athlete: Ryland lettered for 5th grade by competing in 3 shows.  

    National Pony Cup - 2021 Year End Award – 5th Place for Intro Level and 13th Place for Training Level

  • July 15, 2022 11:48 AM | Arlene Gaitan (Administrator)

    The ADA Year End Awards program has been updated to reflect the fact that we only have one recognized show per year.

    1. ADA Recognized show awards now have a waiver of the ADA show requirement due to injury or illness.

    2. We will only require 4 volunteer/participation hours to be eligible.

    Rules and Applications 

    How to Earn Hours:

    • Volunteering at an event/show - Learn More
    • Attending a board meeting - up to 1 hour (visit the Members only page to access zoom link - you must be logged in - your email address is your username. Click Forgot Password to request a new password).
    • Sponsorships/Ads - up to 4 hours ($50 per hour) - Learn More

  • July 11, 2022 5:46 PM | Arlene Gaitan (Administrator)

    Check out the winners from our May Virtual Dressage Show!  Congrats to all! Our next show is in August - get your videos ready!!!

    Learn More

  • May 30, 2022 2:10 PM | Arlene Gaitan (Administrator)

    Our own Erin Bell-Altman and her horse, Lilly-Danka T, won the USDF Sport Horse Breeding Traveling Trot Perpetual Trophy for the Highest Scoring Champion!  Lilly is a 2016 black, 16.1 hand Dutch Warmblood mare by George Clooney, out of Ushi Danka T.  She was bred in the Netherlands. Congrats to Erin and Lilly!  Read more about this award in the USDF Connection March/April Yearbook issue.  See page 62.  You may need to be logged in to view the article. 

  • May 23, 2022 3:59 PM | Arlene Gaitan (Administrator)

    We have added a Para Test of Choice for the May Virtual Dressage show!

    Entries close soon!  Submit  your vide and entry by June 6, 2022!

  • April 10, 2022 1:25 PM | Arlene Gaitan (Administrator)

    Congrats to our show High Points and Special Award Winners!  Jenna Stern-Arnold  (pictured) won both the Freestyle Challeng and the Rebecca Snell Freestyle Medal!

    Also, congrats to NTEC for winning our Fiesta Stall Decorating Contest!  Their award winning decorations are below!

    See all the High Point and Special Award  winners here!

    View show results at http://www.showsecretary.com

  • April 10, 2022 12:05 PM | Arlene Gaitan (Administrator)

    Congrats to all our riders and thank you to our judge, Laura Whitfield, "L" Grad from Hutto, TX!

    See results here!

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ADA's newest Dressage Foundation Century Club Member, PJ Hardin.

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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.

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