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CTDA offers two year-end award programs per level for the following fourdivisions: Junior 13 and under, Junior/Young Rider, Amateur and Open. Eachhorse/rider combination may be Champion or Reserve Champion in only one program perlevel:
- USDF recognized shows: This includes all USDF recognized shows. Itis required that at least one of the scores submitted must be from a CTDA sponsored show or CTDA sanctionedshow.
- CTDA schooling shows: This includes all schooling shows hosted by CTDAor sanctioned byCTDA.
If a horse and rider pair have won a CTDA Year End Championship at aspecific level, this horse and rider pair is NOT eligible for Champion at the same levelin subsequent years. However, a horse and rider pair awarded Reserve at a specific level IS eligible to compete again for Reserve or for Champion at the same level in subsequent years. To be eligible, both the owner and rider of the horse mustbe current CTDA members in good standing at the time tests are ridden.Additionally each horse/rider combination must complete a minimum number ofrides:
Intro-4th Level——–5 rides
Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI)——– 3rides Musical Freestyle————– 3rides
Time frame for scores is between December 1 and November 30 of the current competition year.
The rider is responsible for a minimum of 8 hours of volunteer time OR $100 donation OR soliciting $100.00 in ads/sponsorships.
Volunteer hours may be performed by the rider personally or havethe hours donated to them. Documentation on the Volunteer Report mustbe submitted with scores to beeligible
- If the ads/sponsorship requirement is chosen, the funds must bereceived by September 1 of the current year to be eligible and mayinclude advertising in the programs for Spring Fling, The Tennessean or Ole South competitions.
It is the member’s responsibility to ensure that scores are provided to the CTDAfor awards recognition. Riders should submit copies of their top scores, including those from USEF/USDF recognized shows, for the required number of rides for each level, along with their volunteer hours or sponsorship requirements (appropriately signed by a board member or the show secretary).
70% and 80% CLUB
CTDA has a 70% club and an 80% club for those members that have received 70% or higher at a CTDA sponsored or sanctioned show or USDF recognized show during the year. This information needs to be mailed in on the rider report form to notify the awards person of their achievement. No volunteer or ad/sponsorship monies are required forthis acknowledgment.
Rider reports are due by December 15 of each performance year, to theAwards Coordinator
(Awards, c/o CTDA P.O. Box 681056, Franklin TN37068-1056).
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USEF/USDF Recognized Shows
Training Level Champion AA Nan Holland on Belle E’Sprit
First Level AA Champion Laura Wayman on Dramiro, Reserve AA is Susan Anderson on Fellina
First Open Champion Brandie Heidenway on Delilah
Second Level AA Champion Wendy Williams on Diamond Girl
Second Level Open Champion Jenni Hogan on Florianos
Third Level AA Champion Ruth Bouldin on Briljanth, Reserve AA is Penny Lindsley on Alpenkoenig
Third Level Open Champion is Jennifer Thompson on Remington
Fourth Level AA Champion Kim Davidson on Tobias
Fourth Level Open Champion Jenni Hogan on Winnelou
PSG AA Champion Ashley Gregory on Malachi, Reserve Luanne Wagner on Con Cavalar
PSG Open Champion is Jennifer Thompson on Robinson 286, Reserve is Garra Walline on Wespe
I-1 Open Champion is Lynne Lavers on Nick of Time
CTDA Schooling Shows
Western Dressage JR/YR Champion Kelly Ragsdale on See Me Buzzin’
Western Dressage AA Champion Anna Whitworth on Shining Royal Bliss
Intro U12 Champion Olivia Pottmeyer on Nokie, Reserve Olivia Pottmeyer on Ranger
Intro AA Champion Jacqueline Allinder on Mercury, Reserve Liz Ehrbaker on Chester
Training U12 Champion Lauren Paffrath on Madmartigan
Training AA Champion Carrie Brent on Coy’s Pretty Priss, Reserve Libby MacFarlane on WL Masquerade
Training Open Champion Brandie Heidenway on Buddy
First Level JR/YR Champion Grace Gregory on Latatiana
First Level Open Champion Brandie Heidenway on Delilah, Reserve Beate Kuska on Cross Creek’s Levi
CTDA’s 2012 70% Club:
Two classes have been added: #262 – USEF Developing Horse Grand Prix and #362 – USEF Developing Horse Grand Prix Championship.
Please note – the host facility requires a current (within one week) Health Certificate for each horse competing. This is in addition to the current Coggins typically required.
Please see below for the Day Sheets for both shows.
If you have any questions about the shows or the prize list please feel free to contact show secretary, Sandy Donovan at 901-218-0613 or by email at email@example.com.
CTDA has a new website – helpful hints to find your way!
Yes, we have a new website and if you read on, this article may help you to find what you need, and to learn about our new site at the same time.
Where do I find info on shows and events? Our calendar is populated with all the schooling and recognized shows conducted by the CTDA. In addition, we are listing the Dressage at Greystone series hosted at Riverdale Farms in Lafayette, TN, and any other shows or clinics we know about and have been asked to list. CTDA sanctioned shows will carry this designation on the calendar so you will know that your scores count to CTDA year-end awards. Hovering over the calendar entry with your mouse will give more information on that event, and if you click on the event, you can get even more.
So where is the show entry form? Entry forms for schooling shows and recognized shows will be under the ‘Resources/Form Listing’ tab. Hover over ‘Resources’ and then click on ‘Form Listing’. This resource has all CTDA forms – Membership (online and printable pdf); Awards requirements and Rider Report form; Shows and Clinics entry forms and State Championship requirements; Education/CTDA’s Annual Scholarship form and requirements, and Advertising and Sponsorship rates.
I need to renew my membership; what do I do? Glad you asked! Clicking on the ‘Membership’ tab will get you all the information you need about the benefits of being a CTDA member, in case you didn’t already know. (This is the place to point new members so they can find out the great benefits of being part of our GMO too!). Click on ‘Complete your membership form now’ to get to the online form. Shortcut: If you hover over ‘Membership’ and then click on ‘Membership Form’, you will see the new online membership form. Just complete the online form, type the two anti-spam keywords at the bottom, hit ‘Send’, and “Voila!” your form is on the way! You can also continue to use PayPal for membership fee payment.
I have a pretty good saddle for sale; how can I advertise to the Club? Click on ‘Advertising’; all CTDA’s rates for show programs, and newsletter and web rates and info are here. Send your ad to the contact person, and we will get your ad posted appropriately. Our Classified Ads are divided into sub-categories of Horses, Tack, Farm Equipment, and Riding Apparel. Detailed information on rates and ad listing may be discussed with the CTDA Advertising contact.
I missed the last issue of Transitions; where can I find a copy? Past issues of Transitions are posted under ‘About’. Again, hover over the tab and you’ll see links for ‘Newsletters’ and for ‘CTDA Bylaws’. Read about our GMO from great personal articles in Transitions, and also learn more about how the GMO is governed by reading through the Bylaws.
So, what else is new on this site? Wow, you’re asking some great questions! New to this site:
– a photo gallery. Send us your favorite pix of your horses, ponies, foals, riding/equestrian accomplishments, cute pet shots, and we’ll review for posting. Your photos help tell the story of our GMO; they answer the question: “who is” CTDA?
– Online payment for schooling shows. Pay for your classes/shows as you enter, using PayPal. Our schooling show secretary will get notification of your entry and payment, then all you’ll need to do is show up at the event, and sign in as you pick up your number. A signature will be required to complete your entry. **Online PayPal option is for CTDA schooling shows ONLY at this time.**
– Calendar Quick Reference – the Home page has a list of the next 5-6 weeks of events on the CTDA calendar for your reference.
– Quick Ref Banner – See the top of the Home page; our next show will be listed here and with a click of your mouse you can get the most current information AND register/enter if you care to. In the case of shows not run or organized by the CTDA, you will be directed to the appropriate contact for that event.