Welcome to the Pomona Chapter
California Dressage Society!

Founded in 1970, the Pomona Chapter is dedicated to making your involvement in Dressage both successful and rewarding. Whether you wish to compete at every show or just audit one clinic, we are your education source! Join Us

POMONA CHAPTER NEWS:


COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND PRACTICES

For the upcoming show, we will be observing the following practices and expect competitors to comply with all signage and published information. Updates and additions per state, local and Federation guidelines may be added at any time and will be distributed electronically to all competitors. It is your responsibility to disseminate the information to everyone in your group.

  • Temperatures: Everyone on the grounds is required to self-monitor their temperature. 99.5 F (37.5 C) or below.
  • Face Masks: Face coverings are required to be worn, at all times, when not mounted, and everyone is expected to bring their own. A participant may choose to wear a facemask or face covering when mounted on a horse and cannot be disqualified or penalized for doing so while competing.
  • Social Distancing: A minimum, of six feet is the separation required. Groups who travel together may work out their own distancing, but face masks must be still be worn.
  • Hand Washing: Must be done often in addition to the use of sanitizers.
  • Show Office: We hope to conduct as much office business as possible by text, email, or phone. ONLY. If a problem is deemed to be too complicated, will limited access to the show office be granted. Packet distribution information will be emailed with times.
  • Warm-up: A warm-up steward will be available to supervise warm-up areas beginning Friday morning. The monitor will keep a schedule of horses and times they are planning to use the arena(s). You must work with the steward. On show days, do not expect to enter any warm-up arena more than one hour prior to your designated time. Any equipment, attire, grooming, training items left unattended in any “common” area within the showgrounds will be removed.
  • Limited Attendance: Only trainers, coaches, riders, grooms will be allowed on the grounds. If a rider is a minor, a parent will also be allowed. Each individual must be recorded with the office, must sign releases and must wear a wrist band and face mask at all times. No exceptions!
  • Hospitality: At this time, only bottled water will be available. If it becomes possible for packaged food to be sold, information will be emailed. All bleacher seating and hospitality areas will be closed.
  • Spectators: No spectators will be allowed. (See Limited Attendance and Hospitality above)
  • Awards: We are planning to distribute tests and awards outside the show office. Competitors are to observe social distancing when picking up the ribbon and/or prize. Classes, times and results will be on www.foxvillage.com, and updated as scores are imputed. It is HIGHLY recommended that exhibitors access their scores electronically if possible. Scores will be posted but again, competitors are to observe social distancing when viewing.

We are in this together and want to keep everyone safe and healthy!


POMONA CHAPTER 2020 SHOW SEASON

The Chapter is proud to host four shows annually. We hope to see you at one or all of our shows!

  • All Hallow's Eve Dressage Show - 10/27/19 - RIDE TIMES
  • Spring Fling Dressage Show - Sunday, April 5, 2020 - PRIZE LIST
  • Stepppin' Into Summer Dressage Show - Sunday, June 7, 2020 -CANCELLED (COVID-19)
  • Midsummer Day's Dressage Show - Sunday, July 26, 2020 - PRIZE LIST

CDS REGIONAL ADULT AMATEUR COMPETITION
August 15-16, 2020

Galways Downs - Temecula, CA

Hosted by TEV Chapter. Our Midsummer Day's Dressage Show scheduled for July 26, 2020 is a qualifying show for this year's RAAC.

  • Modified Qualifying Scores

  • CDS A/A CLINIC WITH KATHLEEN RAINE
    October 23-25, 2020 (revised date)

    Kathleen Raine has been a central figure in competitive dressage in the U.S. for nearly two decades. She has represented the U.S. in international competitions many times, competed in the sport’s most prestigious events, and won numerous championships at all levels. In 1994, Kathleen and her Dutch gelding Avontuur were members of the Bronze medal winning U.S. Dressage Team at the FEI World Equestrian Games. Also in 1994, she and Avontuur were the U.S. League Final Champions and attended the FEI World Cup Finals, placing fifth. In both 1996 and 2000, Kathleen was an alternate for the U.S. Dressage Team at the Olympic Games. In 2006, Kathleen and Breanna won the six-year-old division at the Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Western Selection Trials for the FEI World Breeding Championship. In January 2011, Breanna made her first Grand Prix appearances at Dressage Getaway, winning their first two classes. They went on to qualify and compete at Gladstone where they placed fourth. After Gladstone, USEF awarded Kathleen a grant to train and compete in Europe for six weeks. In 2012, Kathleen and Breanna have consistently been in the top three in the California CDI Grand Prix and Grand Prix Specials. In 2013 Kathleen and Breanna led the U.S. Team to a Second Place finish at the Dressage at Hickstead CDIO3* FEI Nations Cup.


    RIDER SUBSIDY AWARD

    Are you interested in being reimbursed for your clinic/lesson fees? Did you know that Pomona Chapter offers one award per quarter offering up to $300 in reimbursement for clinic fees to encourage our members to further their dressage education? Find the application link below and apply for the third quarter 2019 now.