Almost June!

We’re getting ready for the June triple rated show. Carol Tice, Volunteer Coordinator, has sent out an email with volunteer jobs available. Please sign up and get those volunteer hours behind you!

We are working on the web site and soon will have a classifieds section and other nice additions. We have a Member News section now that we will be posting updates on;  send me your happenings! New horses, moves, what have you! It will be nice to know what is going on in our member’s lives.

More as it happens! See you at the June show!

May Update

Thank you to all of you who volunteered at Galway! The day went smoothly and it was great to see all of you regulars and meet some new ones. Your hard work allows us to have greater benefit with our relationship with Galway Downs. Thank you!

The June 3* is a month away. The prize list is here on the website.  Judges will be Chrystel Carlson and Donna richardson. The volunteer sign up will be in your emails soon!

Congratulations to all our members who had a successful Del Mar National! look for a Members News area coming soon to the website!

Thank you Spring Starter Competitors and Volunteers!

By all accounts the first show of the series was a success! Thank you to all of our competitors, volunteers, show management, and our Judge Creeky Routson for working so hard. We met new members to the Chapter, enjoyed including our Western Dressage riders, we had pizza for everybody on Saturday, we had some new prizes for our Bucks winners, and lots of good scores and great rides.

Our High Point winners for the day were:

Open: Trianna Pangroic/Sunsprites Saltamont

AA: Suzanne Mattern/Florenzio

Jr/YR: Josephine Hinneman/Icon

Western: Carole Perkins/Zips Vanilla Belle

Thank you to Jeri Walz for sponsoring our AA High Point Award! We couldn’t do these shows without our sponsors! Thank you!

Spring Starter is this weekend!

We are all set for the weekend. The links to ride times by class and rider are  in the Show Info and Circuit Standings link. We could still use some helpers so please if you can run or score or post scores either Sat or Sunday call Carol Tice 714.514.5606. It will be beautiful weather and we are so looking forward to seeing you all. We have great new prizes so start thinking about how to cash in your TEV Bucks! See you this weekend!

February Update

The days are getting longer, the horses are shedding, and the 2017 TEV-CDS Show series are fast approaching.  The Prize list is now up under the Show Info and Standings link. Please read and for any questions contact Diana Muravez at or Erin Blazick at

We want to welcome two new sponsors of TEV-CDS! Many of you may know Tom Neumann and his RevitaVet products. He is now a TEV-CDS Platinum Sponsor! Welcome Tom and Thank you! We also want to welcome Dr. Scott Rikke of the Institute for Aesthetic Medicine. Dr. Rikke offers medical aesthetics skin care services and additionally is a SculpSure practitioner.  He is also a Platinum sponsor! Thank you Dr. Rikke! Links to their services will be added to the sponsor links soon.

The March Galway Three Day is coming up! Lets start thinking about that super fun event! its a great way to benefit the club and to get your volunteer hours out of the way!

AND-the 2017 Linda O’Carroll Memorial CDS Adult Amateur Clinic-South is coming up! This year’s clinician is SoCal’s own Hilda Gurney. It is a wonderful opportunity and we encourage all eligible members to apply. Details and requirements here:  2017 adult am clinic

Happy New Year!

The 2017 Rated and Schooling Show Series’ dates are now up; find them under the Show Info and Standings link. We will have another great year of relaxed and friendly competitions, cool prizes, Silent Auctions, and raffles. Thank you to all of our past competitors, English and Western! We hope to see you all again this season, and to welcome newcomers.

We have two educational events pending; a non mounted clinic with Mary Debono, Feldenkrais practitioner; and a Sports Psychology lecture with Dr. Timmie Pollock! Details coming very soon, so check the Calendar.

Welcome to our two new Board members. Carmen Jean and Lynn LaCaze  have stepped up and we look forward to their ideas, insights, and input. Thank you to both of you!

We are going to start adding what I hope will turn in to another newsletter. I am leaving Sheri Criswell’s old newsletters on the site; they are too good to delete. In the meantime I want to post member news and happenings. So please, send me your news. Did you get married? Did you buy a new horse? Did you move? Do something exciting? Inquiring minds want to know, and we won’t unless you tell us. So dish!