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Monthly News & UpdatesMarch 2022|
CALLING ALL RIDERS!!  
Two CDS annual clinics will be held very soon. Information about each is listed below. The selection process and eligibility is the same for both clinics. The chapter selected rider is required to be present for the entire clinic, which includes a mandatory Friday night meet and greet with the clinician and the other riders and for the two full days of rides. If interested in being the chapter rider in either clinic, please send an email to jtrockingt@aol.com Please include your name, info on your horse, the level you are currently riding, the name of the trainer you are currently working with, and that you agree to abide by the rules set out by CDS for eligibility. Deadline for all applicants to apply is April 15. The drawing for the chapter representative will be on April 17th. The chapter will notify the main rider along with alternates right after the drawing to allow time to make arrangements.
Southern Region Junior/Young Rider The Southern Region Junior/Young Rider clinic with clinician Willie Arts will be held June 3 – 5 at Hi Hopes Farm in Redlands. The rider must be a current CDS member of your chapter. The riders must be able to walk/trot/canter with proper diagonals and leads (Training Level minimally). The rider, to be eligible, must have a sound, fit and in good condition, familiar equine partner, presenting as a “horse/rider team”. They must be actively riding demonstrated by current dressage lessons with their horse for the past 6 months. A borrowed or loaned horse just for the occasion is strongly discouraged.  Also, if your chapter members want to be put on a wait list, they can send an UNDATED check for $150 written out to CDS to:Sara Mosqueda376 Newport RoadHemet, CA 92543smosqueda@hemetusd.org909 203-9290
The Southern Region Linda O’Carroll Memorial Adult Amateur Clinic with clinician Hilda Gurney will be held at the Hinnemann Farm in La Cresta from Jun 24 -26.  Rider Eligibility and Selection for the Southern Region Linda O’Carroll Memorial Adult Amateur Clinic – The following pertains to all riders, whether chosen by their Chapter or those who submit their names to be included for the waiting list. Riders must be members in good standing of CDS and be Adult Amateurs 22 years or older. The same rider cannot ride in two consecutive yearly clinics. The riders must be able to walk/trot/canter with proper diagonals and leads (Training Level minimally). The rider, to be eligible, must have a sound, fit and in good condition, familiar equine partner, presenting as a “horse/rider team”. They must be actively riding demonstrated by current dressage lessons with their horse for the past 6 months. A borrowed or loaned horse just for the occasion is strongly discouraged. An application must be submitted. Also, if your chapter members want to be put on the wait list, they can send an UNDATED check for $150 written out to CDS to Lynda Palmer31009 Rue Langlois Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275lynda@getmymail.org310 – 927-7527

Chapter Shows
Rated shows –June 25 – 26 at Galway Downs a one star show
July 16 – 17 at Galway Downs a three star show that will host the CDS Junior/Young Rider Championships
Schooling shows – All to be held at Black Dog Farm in La Cresta – June 18, August 7 (Sunday), September 17


Other Shows
April 8 – 10 San Diego Chapter show at Galway Downs
April 10 Pomona chapter show at Ridge Riders Arena, Covina
April 16 Inland Communities Chapter show
May 5 – 8 Benefit Show and CDI at Galway Downs. Temecula Chapter will again be helping with volunteers at this show. A perfect time to work on getting your volunteer hours in for TEV year end award requirements. TEV chapter bucks will be awarded at this show. For Volunteering please contact:Dominique at snakedne@yahoo.com or 760 586-0563 
May 27 – 29 Southern Region RAAC to be held at Flintridge Riding Club hosted by the LA chapter. 
June 4 – 5 San Diego Chapter show at Galway Downs
June 12 Pomona Chapter show at Ridge Riders Arena, Covina
June 18 Inland Communities Chapter show
Chapter Clinics
creswick.jpgJust in time to prepare for the CDS Southern RAAC show will be a one day clinic with Melissa Creswick on Sunday, May 1 at Encore Ranch in Temecula. Contact Carol Tice at jtrocking@aol.com or 714 514 5606 to get your name on the schedule.
The chapter is very happy to have a two day clinic with Lilo Fore on July 18 – 19 at Black Dog Farm in La Cresta. More details can be had from Lynn Binkley at lynnbinkley@verizon.net or 951 816-9186.