Issue 11, 2015
Northern Ohio Dressage Association
In This Issue:
Cover: Maria Sandy thanks her pony, Penny, at the NODA Schooling Show Series Championship Photo by Christa Sandy
October Schooling & NODA Schooling Show Championship Results, p. 5‐6 &10
NODA Member Spotlight: USDF Year End Awards & Medals, p.15
NODA Banquet Invita on & Dona on Form, p.14 &16
Gree ngs from the President
The Northern Ohio Dressage Associa on is a 501(c)(3) not‐for‐profit
2014 NODA Execu ve Board
President Dee Liebenthal 330‐562‐8455 email@example.com
Vice President Niki Sackman firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer Nancy Danielson 440-759-2117 (Text only) email@example.com
Secretary Pa Valencic firstname.lastname@example.org
Parliamentarian Dale Lappert 330‐527‐4683
hope we will see many of you there. We will have a silent auc on, so bring your check book. We will also be taking item dona ons for the Geauga County Dog (and Cat) Shelter. If you bring a dona on for the shelter, you will receive a cket for a raﬄe drawing.
Dee Liebenthal and Rens
ear Noda Members, Really big congratula ons go out to Mosie Welch. Mosie recently won a USDF GMO first place award for her Newsle er ar cle published in the December, 2014 issue of the NODA News, en tled, “Experiencing the 2014 United States Dressage Finals Live on USEF Network.” If you didn’t read it last December, or want to read it again, this is the newsle er link, www.nodarider.org/ Newsle ers/2014‐Issue12.pdf The ar cle is on page six. Mosie wrote an excellent and informa ve ar cle. NODA is very proud.
email@example.com Congratula ons also go out to all the
NODA members who were awards USDF Directors at Large Year‐End Awards, Victoria Pirko‐Pa erson, Jennifer Mclandrich, Kris n Stein, Barbara Mary Lou Gallagher Tuskas to name just a few! Visit our 216‐251‐7469 Members Spotlight page of the NODA MaryLou‐DAL@nodarider.org website to see some of our members’ successes. We are so proud.
Kathy Kirchner 330‐995‐6010 Kathy‐DAL@nodarider.org
Gail Pa on 440‐442‐5256
Mary Dana Presco 440‐942‐1008 NODA News 2015 page 2
A er dinner and the awards presenta on, a DJ will be providing music for dancing. The invita ons have been mailed. If you wish to reserve an en re table of 8, you must include the full payment for that table along with the names of those a ending. Please contact Shannon O’Hara if you have ques ons about the banquet at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are currently accep ng Silent Auc on items for the banquet. Along with dona ons from local businesses, once again local farms/stables are pu ng baskets together for the auc on. The basket from a farm/stable that brings the highest bid will win a Pizza Party valued at $250.00 for the farm. Wouldn’t your farm love to have a pizza party? Contact email@example.com, .Shannon O’Hara for details .
It is NODA elec on me and you should have received your postcard ballot in the mail for the elec on of the Execu ve Board to serve a two‐year term beginning January 1, 2016. Once you have checked oﬀ your choices return the ballot to Dale Lappert, our Parliamentarian. Please be aware that six people have been nominated for Director at Large (DAL), but only five can serve. Please vote for five of the six names. I am excited to have some new faces interested in being a part of our Execu ve Board. New people bring new ideas, and new ideas help us become a be er organiza on. Contact Dale Lappert, firstname.lastname@example.org , with any ques ons or concerns.
We would like to celebrate with all of our members, so let NODA know about your accomplishments. E‐mail Linda Cooley at email@example.com with informa on about your great deeds on your great steeds. You might find yourself on our Members Spotlight page and NODA’s Facebook page. I want to say thank you to Gail Pa on, our long‐ me Schooling Show Volunteer Speaking of celebra ng, the NODA Annual Coordinator, as she passes her volunteer Banquet and Awards Celebra on will be coordinator’s torch to Kirsten Thomas. on November 21st at the Marrio East. I
2015 Commi ees Communica ons Correspondence Secretary: Rosemary Rufo 330‐527‐7836 firstname.lastname@example.org
Newsle er Editors: Layout/Content: Sara Jus ce Sara‐email@example.com Layout/Content: April Woodward April‐firstname.lastname@example.org Adver sing/Corral: Mosie Welch 330‐618‐5838 Mosie‐email@example.com Classifieds: Jill Voigt 216‐346‐2811 Classifieds@nodarider.org Repor ng: Regina Sacha‐Ujczo Regina‐firstname.lastname@example.org
Webmaster and Facebook: Linda Cooley 440‐941‐6269 Webmaster@nodarider.org External Rela ons: Lisa Gorre a 440‐543‐8682 Ext‐Rela email@example.com
Educa onal Programs Co‐chairs: Marcia Doyle 330‐562‐8456 Marcia‐Edu@nodarider.org Berni Moauro 330‐467‐0619 Berni‐Edu@nodarider.org
Membership & Handbook Chair: Fran Cverna 440‐834‐1774 Membership@nodarider.org Junior & Young Rider Liaison: Lauren Hunter 812‐655‐0375 Jr‐YR@nodarider.org Member Liaison: Kathy Kirchner 330‐995‐6010 MemberRep@nodarider.org Professional Liaison: Mary Dana Presco
Historical Historian: Lora Burgess 440‐554‐6736 Historian@nodarider.org
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ons Recognized Show
Chair: Niki Sackman RS‐Chair@nodarider.org Manager: Kevin Bradbury 734‐426‐2111 Ext 111 Info@horseshowoﬃce.com Show Secretary: Mary Lou Gallagher 216‐251‐7469 RS‐Secretary@nodarider.org Volunteer Coordinator: Karen Shirring 330‐220‐4705 rs‐vol‐firstname.lastname@example.org Sponsors/Adver sing: Regina Sacha Ujczo 216‐390‐3702 Sponsors@nodarider.org Program Coordinator: Sara Jus ce 908‐240‐6949 Program@nodarider.org
Pla num Level Sponsors Big Dee’s Tack and Vet Supply
Shade Tree Farm Betsy Rebar Sell
Gold Level Sponsors Schneiders Saddlery
Newsle er & Website Adver sers
Schooling Show Chair: Kara Maruszak 440‐655‐9376 SchoolingShow@nodarider.org Show Secretary: Jennifer Tulleners 440‐213‐6685 SS‐Secretary@nodarider.org Volunteer Coordinator: Gail Pa on 440‐442‐5256
Equestrian Pursuits North Crest Equestrian Center
Chair: Janeen Langowski‐Grava 440‐666‐6182 Yearend‐Awards@nodarider.org
Silent Auc on Chair: OPEN
Year‐End Banquet Chair: Shannon O'Hara
Dressage 2015 and Dressage 2015 Encore Sponsors
NODA’s Board welcomes all comments and opinions regarding NODA ac vi es, shows and policies. Please contact member liaison Kathy Kirchner.
Monthly board mee ngs are held the second Monday of each month from 7 to 9 pm at Panera Bread, 6130 Kruse Drive in Solon.
Members are welcome to a end. See mee ng page at www.nodarider.org for details as on occasion the loca on of the mee ng may change.
Topline Stables Scenic Run Equestrian Center
The Visi ng Vet
United States Dressage Federa on
Please support our sponsors and adver sers with your business
Being NODA’s Volunteer Coordinator is just the latest way in which Gail has supported our organiza on. She has always been ac ve and willing to contribute in any way she could. As a member since NODA’s early days, Gail’s contribu ons have been many and varied, even including the artwork for our NODA logo. I bet many of you didn’t know that. Gail has never hesitated to volunteer in any capacity needed. She has helped set up the dressage ring more mes than she cares to remember. Many of you will miss her voice on the phone, diploma cally manipula ng you into earning your NODA bucks by volunteering at a schooling show. Gail isn’t going away; she will con nue to find new ways in which to stay ac vely involved with NODA. I bet you will see her working the paddock or scribing at a schooling show next year.
We are looking for someone who would like to act as a liaison for Western Dressage to NODA. NODA wants to get more involved and needs the input of a Western Dressage enthusiast. If you are interested, please contact our member representa ve, Kathy Kirchner at email@example.com.
This liaison posi on would help educate NODA about Western Dressage, and vise‐versa. We want to oﬀer more to area riders who are interested in Western Dressage. Our membership year begins on December 1st. Don’t forget to renew. You can renew by mail, and also at the banquet on November 21st. For 2016 year end awards you must be a member at the me you earn your scores. Remember, for recognized show awards both the horse’s owner and the rider must be NODA members at the me We recently had our annual Schooling Show mee ng. For scores are earned. our discussions about the future of our Schooling Show series, we invited a couple of non‐board members and Winter is fast approaching and as it gets colder, me in the new commi ee members to get their input. Thank you to saddle will some mes be just a dream. Rest assured, Crissteen Miller, Loreen Cobb, and also our new volunteer however, that NODA will be working hard on the season to coordinator, Kirsten Thomas, for par cipa ng. Your come. Let us know if you would like to join the fun. We feedback and comments are invaluable. Our goal for 2016 can always use a hand with something, and many jobs can is to lighten up the atmosphere by adding some fun to the be done in the comfort of your own home. Check our schooling show series. We also want to add more website for posi ons that might interest you. meaning to the educa onal component of our shows. We Thank you all for suppor ng NODA. have come up with some exci ng ideas to facilitate both fun and educa on. They will be revealed as the details are Dee Liebenthal, President worked out and confirmed. Stay tuned!!!
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Schooling Show Results Chagrin Valley Farms, October 3, 2015 High Point Intro Level: Kathi Agens & Mercedes 71.250% Novice USDF Introductory Test A Adult Amateur (Braden) 1 Pam White Flash In The Knight 69.375 2 Lauryn Padge Sir Buster Brass 65.000 3 Cheryl Hanko Absolute Applejack 59.375 4 Elizabeth Begley Marieke of WHF 50.625 Novice Introductory Test B Adult Amateur (Malone) 1 Cheryl Hanko Absolute Applejack 61.250 2 Pam White Flash In The Knight 58.125 3 Elizabeth Begley Marieke of WHF 50.000 Novice USDF Introductory Test B JR/YR (Malone) 1 Jenna Sprague Shop Again 58.438 Novice USDF Introductory Test C JR/YR (Braden) 1 Anthony Del Savio El Sanrich 65.000 2 Jenna Sprague Shop Again 62.500 USDF Introductory Test A Adult Amateur (Braden) 1 Kathleen Loveland Meant For Me 60.000 USDF Introductory Test B Adult Amateur (Malone) 1 Kathi Agens Mercedes 71.250 2 Kathleen Loveland Meant For Me 56.875 USDF Introductory Test B JR/YR (Malone) 1 Ashley Auen India 63.438 USDF Introductory Test C Adult Amateur (Braden) 1 Bitsy Gascoigne Brimstone N Wildfire 62.000 USDF Introductory Test C JR/YR (Braden) 1 Ashley Auen India 68.500 2 Sarah Pruzan Dreamer 59.000 Novice Training Level Test 1 Adult Amateur (Malone) 1 Sally Burton Oreo Blizzard 66.739 2 Rob Stone Mingo 57.826 Novice Training Level Test 1 JR/YR (Malone) 1 Sarah Pruzan Dreamer 56.304 Novice Training Level Test 2 Adult Amateur (Braden) 1 Sally Burton Oreo Blizzard 66.538 2 Danielle Bolm Jimmy 64.231 3 Rob Stone Mingo 58.846 NODA News 2015 page 5
High Point Training & Above: Penny Baker & Luke’s Shadow 71.739% Novice Training Level Test 3 Adult Amateur (Malone) 1 Sally Burton Oreo Blizzard 60.682 2 Danielle Bolm Jimmy 60.455 3 Kathi Agens Mercedes 59.773 Training Level Test 1 Adult Amateur (Braden) 1 Penny Baker Luke's Shadow 71.739 2 Lea Wojtkiewicz Winter Sky 68.696 3 Calley Mitchell MTC Texas Ranger 62.609 4 Lisa Keck Richmond 57.826 5 Lynn Fry Baila Conmigo 53.913 Training Level Test 1 JR/YR (Braden) 1 Noelle Ignagni MRF Bello di No e 60.435 Training Level Test 2 Adult Amateur (Malone) 1 Corinne Livengood Schnur Apparently Insane 67.500 2 Pa Valencic Fox Meadow Dancer 67.500 3 Lynn Fry Baila Conmigo 64.808 4 Lea Wojtkiewicz Winter Sky 63.654 5 Corinne Livengood Schnur Blue It On Ar facts 62.900 6 Penny Baker Luke's Shadow 62.115 Training Level Test 2 Professional (Braden) 1 Cassandra Hummert‐Johnson Everbody Talks 65.000 Training Level Test 3 Adult Amateur (Braden) 1 Penny Baker Luke's Shadow 71.364 2 Rachel Caracci Anikan 70.000 3 Pa Valencic Fox Meadow Dancer 65.909 4 Bitsy Gascoigne Brimstone N Wildfire 58.636 5 Kathryn Davis‐Kime Smoke On The Water 51.364 Training Level Test 3 Professional (Braden) 1 Wendy Skelly Reckless Too 62.273 First Level Test 1 Adult Amateur (Malone) 1 Corinne Livengood Schnur Blue It On Ar facts 57.222 First Level Test 1 Professional (Malone) 1 Claudia Disanto Bailador 59.444 First Level Test 2 Adult Amateur (Malone) 1 Elizabeth Scalabrino Great Expecta ons 60.781 First Level Test 2 Professional (Braden)
Schooling Show Results, con nued Chagrin Valley Farm, October 3, 2015 1 Claudia Disanto Bailador 69.688 2 Elizabeth Scalabrino Great Expecta ons 59.063 3 Cassandra Hummert‐Johnson Everbody Talks 58.125 4 Anne McClintock She's A Spi ire 54.688 First Level Test 3 Adult Amateur (Braden) 1 Megan Barnhizer Fascina on Starr 71.176 2 Crissteen Miller Easy Swinger 58.235 First Level Test3 Professional (Braden) 1 Jacqueline Ann Schaﬀer My Country Cowboy 66.471 2 Anne McClintock She's A Spi ire 59.118 Second Level Test 3 Adult Amateur (Malone) 1 Crissteen Miller Easy Swinger 48.780 Second Level Test 3 Professional (Braden) 1 Victoria Pa erson‐Pirko Fantasia 64.146 Third Level Test 1 Adult Amateur (Braden) 1 Jennifer Tulleners Kodakhrome 65.758 2 Tay Laster Kit 'Astrophe 55.455 Third Level Test 1 Professional (Braden) 1 Cassandra Hummert‐Johnson Mahogany Rush 62.727 Third Level Test 3 Professional (Malone) 1 Cassandra Hummert‐Johnson Mahogany Rush 61.923
Fourth Level Test 1 Professional (Malone) 1 Jessica Paine Royal Thomas 64.865 Walk Trot Equita on (Malone) 1 Pam White Flash In The Knight 68.000 Dressage Seat Equita on (Braden) 1 Corinne Livengood Schnur Blue It On Ar facts 68.000 Western Dressage Intro Test 1 (Malone) 1 Rachel Aderhold Doc's Ar ull Son 63.036 Western Dressage Basic Test 1 (Braden) 1 Lisa Cardinale Zans Fancy Superstar 64.516 Western Dressage Basic Level Test3 (Malone) 1 Lisa Cardinale Zans Fancy Superstar 56.061 Western Dressage Level 1 Test1 (Braden) 1 Corinne Livengood Schnur Blue It On Ar facts 61.351 USEA Beginner Novice Test A (Malone) 1 Lisa Bu erfield Gamble On Me 63.158 2 Anthony Del Savio El Sanrich 57.368 USEA Beginner Novice Test B (Braden) 1 Lisa Bu erfield Gamble On Me 65.500
Le : Cassandra Hummert‐Johnson and Everybody Talks, owned by April Woodward. Photo by VR Photography. Right: John Sandy & Peaches and Maria Sandy & Penny schooling at the October show at Chagrin Valley Farm. Photo courtesy of Christa Sandy.
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Clockwise from upper le : USDF All‐Breeds Awards Winners Francesca Nicole & Catapult (American Holsteiner Horse Associa on, Sara Jus ce & Narok (Swedish Warmblood Associa on North America, and Barb Tuskas & Stonewall’s Ronan (Friesian Heritage Horse, Part Bred). See page 15 for complete results.
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NODA Schooling Show Series Championship Chagrin Valley Farms, October 4, 2015 Judges: Janine Malone (R‐NC) at C, Dianne Braden (Re red R‐OH) at H USDF Introductory Test C Adult Amateur CH Kathi Agens MERCEDES 61.500 Res Sue Bartlebaugh KARINA 59.375 Novice Training Level Test 3 Adult Amateur CH Penny Baker LUKE'S SHADOW 66.364 Res Rob Stone MINGO 59.318
Training Level Test 3 Professional CH Jacqueline Schafer MY COUNTRY COWBOY 71.932 Res Wendy Skelly RECKLESS TOO 66.136 3 Rachel Jelen DANCIN IN ARUBA HOF 64.886 First Level Test 3 Adult Amateur CH Peggi Ignagni MRF BELLO DI NOTTE 66.471 Res Helen Welch DJANGO 63.162 3 Crissteen Miller EASY SWINGER 62.868 4 Tay Laster KIT'ASTROPHE 60.441 5 Michele Vonk CRUSADER CREEK 59.265 First Level Test 3 JR/YR CH Alaina Rolenz LEO'S ARABELLA ROSE 66.765 Second Level Test 3 Adult Amateur CH Tay Laster KIT'ASTROPHE 57.500 Res Crissteen Miller EASY SWINGER 56.829 Second Level Test 3 Professional CH Victoria Pa erson‐Pirko FANTASIA 66.524 Res Tina Brown PRINCESS GOTHIC 57.500 Novice Training Level Test 3 JR/YR Third Level Test 3 Adult Amateur CH Emily Van Zeeland PUSHTHELIGHT 71.477 CH Cindy Poulson REGALIA 65.449 Res John Sandy FLASH'S PAINTED DAZZLE 61.477 3 Maria Sandy PENNY 60.455 Third Level Test 3 Professional CH Jessica Paine ROYAL THOMAS 68.590 Training Level Test 3 Adult Amateur CH Helen Welch DJANGO 69.205 Walk‐Trot Equita on Res Pa Valencic FOX MEADOW DANCER 68.977 3 CH Sue Bartlebaugh KARINA 67.000 Rachel Caracci ANIKAN 68.864 Res Pam White FLASH IN THE KNIGHT 66.000 4 Robin Hill WEST POINTE 67.273 5 Kathryn Davis‐Kime SMOKE ON THE WATER 58.750 USEF Rider Test CH Amy Craig KARINA 57.000 Training Level Test 3 JR/YR CH Noelle Ignagni MRF BELLO DI NOTTE 60.795 USEF Western Dressage CH Kelley Madick MAX BEAR 58.276 Photo: Novice Training Level Champion Penny Baker & Luke’s Shadow and Novice Training Level Reserve Champion Rob Stone & Mingo. NODA News 2015 page 10
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NODA Member Spotlight: USDF Year End Awards & Medals NODA would like to extend a big congratula ons to our members on their numerous USDF Year End Awards and Medals!! Thank you for sharing your accomplishments with us, and we look forward to sharing more good news in the future. Have an accomplishment or story you want to share? Please email it to april‐firstname.lastname@example.org. GMO Newsle er Award Mosie Welch 1st Place "Best First Person Experience Ar cle" USDF GMOs with 175 to 499 Members Ar cle: “Experiencing the 2014 United States Dressage Finals on USEF Network” Published: 2014 NODA News Issue 12 USDF Horse & Rider Awards Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Horse of the Year By Design (Bene on Dream/Fidertanz) 6th Place Three‐year‐old Colt or Gelding Owned by Jennifer McLandrich Horse of the Year Fantasia 41st Place, Second Level Owned by Victoria Pa erson‐Pirko & Linda Toll Catapult American Holsteiner Associa on Horse of the Year Ridden by Francesca Nicole Materiale Horse of the Year By Design (Bene on Dream/Fidertanz) 6th Place Three‐year‐old Colt or Gelding Owned by Jennifer McLandrich The Vintage Cup Fantasia & Victoria Pa erson‐Pirko 5th Place, Second Level Bronze Freestyle Bar Lauren Wade USDF All Breeds Awards American Holsteiner Horse Associa on Catapult & Francesca Nicole , Champion Grand Prix Musical Freestyle Champion Intermediate II Reserve Champion Grand Prix American Paint Horse Associa on Easy Swinger & Cristeen Miller Reserve Champion, Training Level 4th Place, First Level NODA News 2015 page 15
Friesian Heritage Horse & Sporthorse Interna onal All Breeds Award Stonewall's Ronan & Barbara Tuskas Reserve Champion (Part‐Bred), First Level 2015 Vintage Cup Stonewall's Ronan & Barbara Tuskas Champions (Part‐Bred), First Level Interna onal Sporthorse Registry/Oldenburg NA All Breeds Award Rae Sangria 4th Place, Training Level Owned by Kris n Stein Rae Sangria Champion, First Level, Owned by Kris n Stein Fantasia Reserve Champion, Second Level Owned by Victoria Pa erson‐Pirko & Linda Toll 2015 Vintage Cup Fantasia &Victoria Pirko‐Pa erson Level
Oldenburg Horse Breeders Society NA, Division of GOV All‐Breeds Dressage Sport Horse Breeding By Design (Bene on Dream/Fidertanz) Champion , Three‐year‐old Colt or Gelding Owned by Jennifer McLandrich All‐Breeds Materiale By Design (Bene on Dream/Fidertanz) 6th Place Three‐year‐old Colt or Gelding Owned by Jennifer McLandrich Swedish Warmblood Associa on of North America Narok & Sara Jus ce Champion Grand Prix Musical Freestyle The Dressage Founda on Grant Renee Isler Dressage Support Grant Clara Etzel
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Share your story! Write an ar cle for NODA News and earn your NODA Bucks! Email your idea to NODA News Editors:
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Member Spotlight Con nued: Jennifer McLandrich Competes at Dressage at Devon, Clara Etzel awarded TDF Grant Congratula ons to Jennifer McLandrich and By Design (Bene on Dream/Fidertanz) for their impressive results at Dressage at Devon September 29‐October 1, 2015, taking the 3 year old Prospect Reserve Champion (total of his in‐ hand 81.175% score and materiale score 76.000%). By Design was also 3rd in the Great American/USDF East Coast Colt/Gelding Finals. Complete results are below. 2nd Place 3‐year‐old Suitable to Become a Dressage Horse 2nd Place 3‐year‐old Colt/Gelding In‐Hand 3rd Place Great American/USDF East Coast Colt/Gelding Finals In‐Hand 6th Place 3‐year‐old Colt/Gelding Materiale 2nd Place Oldenburg GOV 3 and up (Individual Breed Class) In‐Hand Reserve Champion 3 year old Prospect Award Picture: Reserve Champion 3-Year-Old Prospect Award (left to right) Staci Griffin, Bruce Griffin, and Jennifer McLandrich aboard By Design (Benneton Dream/Fidertanz).
Clara Etzel awarded The Dressage Founda on's, 'Renee Isler Dressage Support Grant' 10/29/2015 TDF Press Release Clara will be using her $500 grant to complete the USDF ‘L’ Program in hopes of building her creden als as a rider, trainer, and judge, as well as con nuing her educa on. "Receiving a grant from the Renee Isler Dressage Support Fund will make it more feasible for me to a end the USDF L Program in 2016. I am looking forward to developing my comprehension of judging Training through Second levels through the L Program. I appreciate all the support of my family, friends, the Northern Ohio Dressage Associa on, and especially the Renee Isler Dressage Support Fund for awarding me this grant."
USDF News 2016 Membership Renewal Renew your USDF par cipa ng or business membership by December 31 to re‐ ceive the 2015 yearbook issue of USDF Connec on. Members who renew online by that date receive a $10 Dover Saddlery gi cer ficate. Note: Only members who renew by July 1, 2016 are guaranteed a hard copy of the 2016 USDF Member Guide Adequan/USDF 2015 Annual Conven on December 2 ‐ 5 in Las Vegas. You must register by November 28 to receive advance‐registra on member discount. Online Registra on available at www.usdf.org/conven on
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Thank You to all 2014 NODA members who renewed your membership for 2015!
Next NODA Board Mee ng: November 9, 2015
Panera Bread ‐ Solon, 6130 Kruse Drive
NODA’s Board welcomes all comments and opinions regarding NODA ac vi es, shows and policies. Please contact member liaison Kathy Kirchner at MemberRep@nodarider.org. Monthly board mee ngs are held the second Monday of each month from 7 to 9 pm at Panera Bread in Solon. Members are always welcome to a end. See the mee ng page at www.nodarider.org for details as on occasion the loca on of the mee ng may change.
Membership as of November 1 is 317 members. Membership Renewal forms will mail in early November. The 2016 membership year starts December 1. The online membership roster at www.nodarider.org is used as verifica on of membership for NODA ac vi es. Your membership, me, and talents make NODA a be er GMO! Submi ed by NODA Membership Chair, Fran Cverna
$ NODA Professional Member Grant Opportuni es $ Professionals — Trainers, Instructors
Need help financially for con nuing educa on in riding, training and theory of dressage and related subjects?
NODA’s Professional Grant Funding can help make this possible.
50% of an event cost is reimbursable (up to $200). Symposiums, cer fica on clinics, judging seminars and other educa onal seminars are all permissible (excludes riding clinics). To apply , write a le er and mail it ot the NODA Board c/o Mary Dana Presco . Outline why you should receive a NODA Professional Grant, explaining what the educa on func on is, and where it is to be held. State how you will share what you have learned with NODA and its members (lecture, clinic, or ar cle). Be sure to provide the full cost of educa on func on. The only requirement is that you must be a “Professional” horseperson as defined by the current USEF rule book and be a member in good standing with NODA.
Mail your applica on to: NODA Board c/o Mary Dana Presco 38905 Gardenside Drive Willoughby, OH 44094 NODA News 2015 page 19
Classifieds Classified Ads
NODA Member/2 issues FREE: 60 words or less $5.00: 60‐ 80 words Photo $5.00
www.claraetzeldressagellc.com. Contact Clara at 440‐669‐5714 or email email@example.com (I ‐1)
MEMBER PERK! Classified ADs
Classified ads are one of the many “perks” of Non‐member/ per 2 issues Apparel and Tack NODA membership. As a $5.00: 60 words member you can run an Photo: RAMBO MICKLEM BRIDLE FOR ad (60 words or less) in $5.00/issue for photo in SALE: Horse size, black, very our newsle er and web‐ newsle er and on website gently used ‐ only used a few site for FREE! An ad will mes, but just not right for my Free member ads will run for run for two issues and horse.. Price new was $190, two issues only. One free ad asking $150 with rubber reins then, if you’d like, you per member at a me. Submit with leather stops or $120 th can run another ad! If Ad and payment by 15 of the without reins. Located on west you’d like to add a photo, month. side (Berea). Contact Margaret at it’s only $5/issue. So far 330/763‐3912. (I‐1) Free Stable Lis ngs: include this year, NODA classified contact info, city and three VERHAN ODYSSEY I SADDLE FOR ads have helped our lines. Ads subject to edi ng. SALE: 2007, 17 1/2 inch seat, members sell horses, Website pos ng included. medium wide tree. Last year was tack, apparel, and trail‐ reflocked and had new billets Classified Editor: Jill Voigt ers. Ads have also helped sewn on. Saddle is in excellent Phone: 216‐346‐2811 condi on and is regularly cleaned trainers find more stu‐ Check payable to NODA: and oiled. $1,200 firm, fi ngs dents and barns to fill not included. Call Anna at 440‐ Jill Voigt more stalls. You can also 488‐7998 (I‐1) Rosewood Stables use ads to help you find 10021 Sta on Road something you’ve been Instruc on & Training Columbia Sta on, OH 44028 searching for– such as the perfect horse to lease Email ad to: TRAINING/LESSONS. Mary Dana or a specific type of used Classifieds@nodarider.org Presco will come to you at your home, farm, or boarding place for saddle. It’s easy to place lessons ‐ teaching you to train an ad – just email the Horses for Sale or Lease your horse. “Just because I sold wording to our classified the farm, doesn’t mean I’m editor Jill Voigt at
For Sale PONY OF AMERICA GELDING: 2003 13hh Edwin is a talented grey‐red roan who has shown dressage, hunter, jumper. He has horselike gaits, sweet personality, sound and healthy. Pictures on DreamOn Farm facebook page. Videos on youtube (Iris and Edwin on the flat and/or jumping). For sale ONLY because rider has outgrown him. Loving home a must. $3,500. Contact Janet 440/376‐9298.( I‐1) For Sale PRE COLT: 2014, Color is Homozygous Black. Currently 15 hh. Will be tall! Freedom in all 3 gaits. Great personality, very loving, Cross es, bathes, loads, clips. Up to date on de‐worming and vaccines. Photos and video available at
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Fair Weather Farm Kate Poulin Chagrin Falls, OH 386‐624‐3968 firstname.lastname@example.org Heated barn/indoor, Grass /all season T/O, stalls cleaned 2X/day. Two outdoors, trails, security.
Kirgis Farm Mantua, OH 330‐554‐1716 www.kirgisfarm.com Dressage barn, all day turnout, competent staﬀ, large stalls, pastures, safe fencing,, indoor.
KKM Stables Karen Stephens Bellville, OH 419‐688‐1331 KKMStables@aol.com www.KKMStables.com Full‐Service quality dressage training thru the Levels. Improve balance, strength of horse & rider.
Grand Prix Farm Kelli Flanagan Valley City, OH 44280 330‐483‐9055 www.grandprixfarm.com Boarding, lessons, schoolmasters available, indoor & outdoor arena, heated observa on room
Grand Haven Stable Laura Wiencek (724) 301‐2244 Jeﬀerson OH 44047 www.grandhavenstable.com Boarding, one day camps (various disciplines), dressage schooling shows, show facility
Ledge Hollow Stable Jeanne & Terry Fashempour 330‐239‐2587 Medina, OH 44256 www.LedgeHollowStable.com Full care, co‐op, turn‐out, Instruc on, NE corner of Medina county.
STABLE LISTINGS Mithra Training Stable Wendy Gruskiewicz Jeﬀerson, OH 440‐213‐0509 www.mithrastable.com Specializing in Arabian Sport Hors‐ es, dressage training, sales & les‐ sons
Princeton Ridge Farms
Rocky River Stables
Huntsburg, OH Cleveland Metro Parks 440‐463‐2428 Rocky River. OH www.princetonridge.net (216) 267‐2525 Quality horse care, boarding, re rement www.valleyriding.org and sport horse sales in Geauga County. Boarding, lessons, pony /horse camps, therapeu c riding, indoor & outdoor Rhythmic Ridge Ranch arena, trails. Debi Smith North Crest Equestrian Center Lorrain County Scenic Run Equestrian Center 440‐315‐2660 Julie Taylor Novelty, OH Full care, indoor and lighted outdoor, Avon Lake, OH 44012 www.scenicrun.com ma ed stalls and heated water (440) 933‐4654 Nancy Lewis‐Stanton www.northcrestequestrian.com 440 ‐ 567‐3057 email@example.com Rosewood Stables Dressage training & lessons, sum‐ Large airy stalls, fed 4X daily, indoor mer horse camps, birthday par es. Columbia Sta on, OH and outdoor arenas, trails and much 440‐236‐8276 more. Ask about boarding discounts. Pleasant Valley Farm firstname.lastname@example.org Shade Tree Farm Kris Lanphear Small barn w/indoor arena,/outdoor Betsy Rebar‐Sell Willoughby Hills, OH riding, heated tack room, daily T/O, 330‐351‐1124 440‐942‐9034 hay /grain 3x/day, Full or self clean. email@example.com Full care, indoor & References. Board, grass T/O, outdoor arenas, trails, turnout, lessons, trails, lessons, care of special need Rivendel Farm and training. horses. Natural training. Bonnie Gray Dale Lappert , R Dressage Judge Garre sville, OH (330) 527‐4683 evening (440) 813‐4009 days
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Shadow Facs Farm 814‐796‐6161 www.shadowfacsfarm.com Dressage and combined training, instruc‐ on, and sales.
Topline Stables at Walden Janeen Langowski‐Grava Aurora, OH 44202 330‐995‐0039 440‐666‐6182 www.topline‐stables.com Boarding, lessons, clinics, sales, training, kids camp. Full care, indoor/outdoor, grass pastures.
Xhalt Equestrian Center Phyllis Se er Columbia Sta on, OH (216) 299‐3096 www.Xhalteqcenter.com Adult boarding /training. Lorain county close to I‐480/Cuyahoga County. Indoor/ outdoor, pasture.
Calendar of Events Complete Calendar on NODA website: www.nodarider.org. E‐mail Webmaster@nodarider.org to have your event added! ** Schooling Show Scores eligible for NODA Year‐end Awards
11/21 NODA Annual Banquet and Awards Celebra on! Marrio Cleveland East 26300 Harvard Rd Warrensville Heights, OH
11/1 Chagrin Valley Farms Dressage Schooling Show www.chagrinvalleyfarms.com 11/29 Chagrin Valley Farms **Scores eligible for 2016 Dressage Schooling Show year end awards** www.chagrinvalleyfarms.com 11/5‐8 USDF Dressage Finals **Scores eligible for 2016 year end awards** (USEF/USDF Recognized) Kentucky Horse Park Lexington, KY
12/2‐5 2015 Adequan/USDF Annual Conven on www.usdf.org/conven on 11/7 Dressage Clinic with Ron Dressage in the Desert ~~ Postleb Las Vegas, NV www.puregoldstables.com 01/03 Chagrin Valley Farms Contact Laura at (814)‐434‐ 0914 or LKosiorek@aol.com Dressage Schooling Show www.chagrinvalleyfarms.com **Scores eligible for 2016 11/7 Dressage Clinic with year end awards** Charlo e Bailey www.LedgeHollowStable.com 01/31 Chagrin Valley Farms Ledge Hollow Stable, Medina Dressage Schooling Show Ohio Contact Jeanne at 330‐ www.chagrinvalleyfarms.com 239‐2587 or 330‐416‐2338 or **Scores eligible for 2016 LedgeHollowStable@yahoo.com year end awards**
02/28 Chagrin Valley Farms Dressage Schooling Show www.chagrinvalleyfarms.com **Scores eligible for 2016 year end awards**
06/25 Dressage Derby of Ohio I Painesville, OH (USEF/USDF Recognized) www.lec.edu/equestrian/events
03/12‐13 Lake Erie College Winter Dressage Series Show Painesville, OH (USEF/USDF Recognized) www.lec.edu/equestrian/ events
06/25 Dressage Derby of Ohio II Painesville, OH (USEF/USDF Recognized) www.lec.edu/equestrian/events
04/03 Chagrin Valley Farms Dressage Schooling Show www.chagrinvalleyfarms.com **Scores eligible for 2016 year end awards** 04/07‐10 Equine Aﬀaire Ohio www.equineaﬀaire.com 04/09‐10 Dressage Prix de Ville at Lake Erie College Painesville, OH (USEF/USDF Recognized) www.lec.edu/equestrian/ events
Current NODA Opportuni es & Openings
Schooling Show Chair/Manager The Schooling Show Commi ee consists of the Schooling Show Chair/Manager, Show Secretary (ride mes scheduler), Volunteer Coordinator, and a Prize List Coordinator (creates schooling show series prize list for publica on). Chair/Manager responsibili es include: Se ng up the schooling show schedule, hiring Judges, contrac ng with venues, ordering ribbons and awards, arranging and chairing the annual schooling show mee ng, a ending and/or repor ng monthly to the NODA Board, overseeing the produc on of the annual prize list, mely communica on along with financial and sta s cal repor ng. Candidates must be computer literate in Microso Oﬃce and use email regularly. This is a paid posi on. Please contact Kara Maruszak, out‐going Chair/Manager, at SchoolingShow@nodarider.org or Kathy Kirchner firstname.lastname@example.org for more informa on.
Volunteer Coordinator Assistant Helps the Volunteer Coordinator organize volunteers at the July NODA Recognized Shows weekend. Contact Karen Eisenhauer‐Shirring at rs‐vol‐email@example.com for more informa on.
Sponsor & Adver sement Coordinator Assistant Supports the S&A Coordinator by keeping track of informa on and dona ons via spreadsheets, receives ads and payments solicited by the S&A Coordinator, follow‐up communica ons when needed with adver sers and sponsors. Contact Kathy Kirchner at firstname.lastname@example.org for more informa on.
Silent Auc on Coordinator Contact former and new auc on sponsors to secure dona ons, receive and track dona ons and payments, and coordinate set‐up at banquet. Contact Kathy Kirchner at email@example.com for more informa on.
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