Western Dressage Clinic

Learn about Western Dressage and How to Ride It in a Competition Clinic

May 7th, 2016 This date has been cancelled due to lack of entries. Will be rescheduled. please check back for new date.

Hosted by Campbell Valley Equestrian Society at Campbell Valley Regional Park -1255 208th St

Registration form…
Learn about Western Dressage entry form (pdf)
Learn about Western Dressage 2016 05 entry form (fillable Word document)


Kathy Lifton —  Equine Canada Level II Coach and Equine Canada Medium dessage Judge
Linda Dieno —  Equine Canada Level I Coach and Equine Canada Medium Dressage Judge

Purpose of Clinic

To provide a introduction to riders about western dressage and to give them the opportunity to be coached and judged in preparation for correct riding of a Western Dressage Test.

No previous experience necessary, just an interest in Western Dressage.

Format of Clinic:

9:30     Discussion on what Western Dressage is, the gaits, the movements and specifically with respect to riding Western Dressage Test.  Demonstration rides with a Medium Judge discussing each test:  Walk Jog, Training and First Level.

Horse Council test booklet will be supplied so you can follow along.

11:00   Riding Starts in group of 2 to 4 (depending on participants).  Each horse and rider will work in a group equal with the level they would like to try.  Approximately 40 minutes of instruction and practice.  Each rider will have the opportunity to ride one or two practice (judged) tests.  You will be able to take your test paper home and no one will see it but you.

12:30   next group

2:00      next group

Times are approximate and will be adjusted depending on the number of participants.

*hard hats are required for all participants.  Riders must be HCBC members.

If you want to try this, come!!!!  Participate or spectate:
— $10.00 spectators (bring your own chair)
— $30.00 participants                  $25.00 for CVES members

Payment can be made by cheque made out to CVES; by etransfer to cves.ca@gmail.com; or by credit card with a $1.00 surcharge.

Registration form…
Learn about Western Dressage entry form (pdf)
Learn about Western Dressage 2014 05 entry form (fillable Word document)