2016 Year-End Awards Presented

Hello, CWDS members. I would like to let you know that the 2016 year-end awards were presented at the annual meeting yesterday, which was held at Zesta Cucina in Yakima. If you were among the many people who were not present but who won prizes, never fear, there will be one more opportunity to pick… Read more

CWDS April Schooling Show was Fun for Everyone!

There was a wonderful turnout of competitors and volunteers for our CWDS April Schooling Show, which was fun for everyone!  Individuals of all ages competed in a wide range of traditional Dressage classes including Intro to Second Level.  We also had competitors participate in Western Dressage and LeadLine classes.   Here are some pictures from our… Read more

2015 Platinum Performance/USDF Region 6 Jr/YR Clinic

featuring George Williams   George Williams is a prominent figure in international dressage competition whose career highlights with Chuck and Joann Smith’s grand prix mare, Rocher, include: three-time Dressage at Devon Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle, 2005 United States Equestrian Federation/Collecting Gaits National Grand Prix Champion, team bronze at CHIO Aachen, 5th at the… Read more

Dressage through the Levels – Dec 6-7 at Donida

December 6-7, Donida Equestrian Center will be presenting “Dressage through the Levels of 2015″.  At this symposium the new USDF 2015 test movements Training Level through Grand Prix will be demonstrated and scored.  Additionally Scott Hassler and Janet Foy work with each horse/rider combination to correct the basics and move them up the levels. Janet… Read more

Dressage Clinic with Meg Hays – Sept. 6th

The Hixsons will be hosting a dressage clinic with Meg Hays on Saturday, Sept 6th.  If you ride an Arabian or Half Arabian, Meg has been to the Arabian Sport Horse Nationals and has won several Regional and National titles.  She has also shown her horses at open competitions.  She is willing to work with traditional… Read more