2023 Events and Activities

Enter Your Photo(s) Today!

2023 Dressage Competition Photos Contest

The winning photo will be featured on the 2024 Newsletter cover!

Submit your dressage competition photo by December 31, 2023 to SVC
@ Kristin@kmdressage.com


Holiday Barn Party

December 9th, 2023

Tack Warehouse

917 Main Street, Woodland, CA 95695

2023 SVC Awards Banquet

Saturday, February 17th, 2024

5 - 8pm

Prelude Kitchen & Bar

1117 11th Street

Sacramento, CA 95814

$80 per person

Email invitation will be mailed out in

January 2024

We hope to see you there!

Photo: Jennette Scanlon on D'Julio (owner: Julie Smith) 2022 Second Level Open USDF Region 7 and CDS HOY Champions.


Licensed by United States Equestrian Federation, Inc.     

56th California Dressage Society Championship Show 

September 21-24, 2023

Last day to qualify August 28, 2023

Photo: Emily Wilson and Frank - 2021 Third Level Adult Amateur USDF Region 7 and CDS HOY Reserve. Champions. 

 Photo Credit: Terri Miller

Parker Equine Insurance / CDS Regional

Adult Amateur Competition - RAAC North

Date:  August-25- 27, 2023 

Elk Grove, CA

Judges: Alistair Buchanan & Brian MacMahon 

RAAC Rules and Info

Photo:  Pamela Porter Englund and Atterupgaards Lady Ga Ga  - 2022 Second Level Elite Reserve Champion

Photo:  Proud coach Christiane Noelting (center) with Junior Riders Quinn Cunningham on Goliath (left) and Sarah Marie Erikson on Freckles (right) at the 2022 JR/YR Championship Show

SVC Adult Dressage Camp

Date: May 18-21, 2023 

Camelot Equestrian Park 

Butte Valley, CA

Instructors:  Heidi Chote, Sandy Savage, 

Jennette Scanlon, and Liz Hendrix

For more information click here or contactJulie Smith 

SVC Awards Banquet

April 30, 2023

For more information, please contact Kristin Mills


CDS Adult Amateur Clinic

with Melissa Creswick

Date:  April 28-30, 2023

Interested in entering the drawing for the SVC Chapter Sponsored Spot?  

please contact Kristin Mills

CDS Junior/Young Rider Clinic North

with Nadine Schwartzman

March 10-12, 2023

Pacific Equestrian Center (Wilton)

To enter the drawing for the SVC Chapter Sponsored Clinic Spot,?  

please contact Kristin Mills

Kristi Wysocki is an FEI 4* Dressage and 5* Para Dressage Judge. She is also a USEF Sport Horse Dressage Judge. She has served on the USEF/USDF Test writing committee since 2013. Her intimate knowledge of the tests themselves, the different components of the tests, and the reasoning behind modifications to the tests each cycle, brings a special insight to the audience for this New Test Symposium. 

The Foothills and Sacramento Valley Chapters of CDS proudly present…

2023 through 2026 New DressageTest Symposium with

4* FEI and 5* Para Dressage Judge and Test Writing Committee Member Kristi Wysocki

Symposium Program 

January 21, 2023

Murieta Equestrian Center

Rancho Murieta, CA

7:30 am Check-in

8:45 am Start


$85 Auditors* (by Jan 3)

$65 Demo Riders**

Lunch included

Format: Kristi will review the changes to each test. Demo riders will then ride the test with scoring and comments provided by Kristi on each movement.  After the test ride, there will be time for further discussion and questions from the audience.


All USEF Dressage tests, Training Level through Fourth level, USEF Four-year old Test, Developing PSG and Developing GP will be covered.

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