2015 GDCTA Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our winners! We look forward to learning about your experiences using the grants.



Arthur Kottas Classical Dressage and In-Hand Clinic

  July 10-12 (returning October 1-3, 2015) Shannondale Farm 2395 Birmingham Rd Milton, Georgia 30004  Click here to buy your auditor tickets. SCHEDULE   Arthur Kottas will be joining us for a 3-day clinic with in-hand training and under saddle work as well. His method is irrefutable. This is our 4th clinic and he is the most popular clinician GDCTA has ever offered! As former Director of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria, for 30 years, he is the foremost authority Read more [...]

GDCTA Summer Finals Schooling Show

July 25-26 Wills Park Alpharetta, GA   Opening Date: May 26, 2015     Closing Date: July 17, 2015 Closing Date (In Secretary’s hand) – Friday, July 17, 2015 Click here for Prize List This show is sponsored and recognized by GDCTA​. All rides count toward year-end awards. This counts as 2 separate shows - you can ride Saturday and qualify for Sunday's Lisa Seger Insurance Medal Finals! Managers:                                                                            Read more [...]

Sandra Hotz Dressage Clinics

International dressage judge, Sandy Hotz will be coming to Georgia for a Dressage-Double - two 2-day clinics!   August 7-8th Shannondale Farm 2395 Birmingham Rd Milton, GA 30004 AND August 9-10 High Point Farm 1051 Saxon Rd Watkinsville, GA   Sandra is a highly decorated International judge, an accomplished trainer of horses, and coach of students in Colorado. A "triple threat" - talent rarely seen in equestrians. She is passionate (in a fun way) about the harmony Read more [...]

2015 Gala Sponsors

GALA SPONSORS We want to thank our generous sponsors for making this event possible and fun as well as for showing their commitment to making our equine community great! Click to view their websites – let them know we really appreciate them! GDCTA Awards Gala - January 31, 2015 COMPANY NAME Alpharetta Mariott Amanda Starr Bodyworks Anna Anton Anne Modi / Permanent Allure by Anne APG Ari-Med Pharmaceuticals Atlanta Pony Club Atlanta Read more [...]

Classified Ads – Saddle for Sale

 Bates Innova #2 Dressage Saddle  Approximately six years old,  meticulously maintained, a few minor  scratches and signs of wear.  Can send  additional photos.  Tree is set at MW,  but the Bates Changeable Gullet System  will be included with the saddle.  Price is $1,200.  Will give a 7-day trial.  Contact Bonnie at  baspeed@emory.edu  Posted:   7/2/15     Read more [...]

Ride Times – Arthur Kottas July 10-12

Arthur Kottas Dressage and In-Hand Clinic July 10-12 Shannondale Farm 2395 Birmingham Rd Milton, GA Schedule Training-Grand Prix represented each day.  In-Hand work varies with horse/rider combination during the 3 days. Friday: 8:45 Danielle Perry 9:30 Jeanette Ford 10:15 Jessica Beier 11:00 Pam Hara 11:45 Phyllis Sumner 1:15 Erin McCloud 2:00 Stephanie Pair 2:45 Wolfgang Scherzer (u-s/in-hand) 3:30 Jade Anderson 4:15 Julie Shannon (in-hand) Saturday: 8:45 Read more [...]

Labor Day Classic I & II Dressage Shows

Click here for Prize List Labor Day Classic I August 29, 2015 USEF/USDF#329469 & Labor Day Classic II August 30, 2015 USEF/USDF#329470     Georgia International Horse Park 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway Conyers, GA 30013   These are two separate dressage shows and require two separate entry forms and documentation. Both shows will use the same judges. Qualifying classes will have a different judge each day. USDF Region 3 Youth Regional Team Read more [...]

2015 Dressage Seat Medals Standings

Standings as of June 10, 2015 NAME HORSE #Scores 14+ Jimmy Casey Rhythm and Blues 1 Kelsie Brooks Shiloh 1 Natalie Wilson Branstock's Riddle 1 Victoria Perkins Elliot 1 LeeAnn Loven Smart Little Stuff 1 13&< Keri-lyn Thomas San La Rouge 2-Q Payton Abercrombie Who's Got Blue 1 Samantah Ayoub Chip Is Special 2-Q Erica Milbourn Sunni Side Up 1 Daniella Tomaselli VF Read more [...]

2015 Schooling Show Standings

All schooling show award standings are as of June 10, 2015. Combined Training Name Horse Div # scores /Q Anderson, Brooke Charming Spirit Tadpole-Jr 3-Q Allen, Michelle L. The Knights Carousel Amoeba-AA 2 Ayoub, Samantha Chip Is Special Amoeba-Jr 1 Antocci, Lauren Ace and Jax Beg Nov-Jr 1 Bachtel, Aubrey So Not A Monday Tadpole-Jr 1 Barth, Brittney Winny Amoeba-Jr 1 Beckwith, Sarah A Royal Encounter Tadpole-Jr 1 Beckwith, Sarah Emerson Tadpole-Jr 1 Bennett, Read more [...]

Ride Times for David Blake Clinic

Ride times: Saturday, June 6   9:00  -  9:45                 Pam Hara 9:45  - 10:30                Ashley Marascalco 10:30 – 10:45              Break 10:45 – 11:30              Julie Cochran 11:30 – 12:15              Kim Sosebee 12:15 – 1:15                Lunch 1:15 – 2:00                  Kelly Slack 2:00 – 2:45                  Read more [...]