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Dog Days of Summer Dressage

  • August 10, 2024
  • August 11, 2024
  • Wills Park 11915 Wills Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30009


  • Competitors will have 2 tickets in their packets. Please purchase your online tickets by thursday, August 8. Tickets can be purchased at the show on Friday and Saturday.
  • Questions? Lindsey Burns 208-861-2996 /
  • Includes Show Program Recognition with other sponsor benefits.
  • Includes Show Program Recognition with other sponsor benefits
  • Includes Show Program Recognition with other sponsor benefits.
  • Includes Show Program Recognition with other sponsor benefits.
  • There are 2 competition arenas
  • There are 2 warm up arenas.
  • per class price
  • Each USDF Division has 3 classes. FEI has 5, Materiale has 4, Opportunity has 2, Pony has 3 classes per USDF division. This is a per Division price.
  • Roadside location for trucks/trailers only
    o Roadway on either side of covered arena
  • • Located adjacent to the show office or the covered arena
    • 10' x 10 spaces
    • Must supply own tent.
    • No electricity included


This is a USEF/USDF dressage show at Wills Park and a celebration of 50 years of GDCTA being a USDF GMO. Join us for the fun! We are seeking a volunteer to act as Hospitality Host during the show. Contact Caren.


GDCTA is now using Horse Show Office ( for online entries for this show and all the others! Horse Show Office Pass info.

Stabling and RV spots are Saturday only. Please leave them blank on Sunday's entry (DDSII).


Platinum Sponsor:

Noble Steeds and Osborne International Dressage

For entry, sponsorship, volunteer, advertising or vendor questions, REGISTER or contact:

For sponsorship and vendors (details and options PDF)

Anyone interested in participating in the celebration as a sponsor, please contact Julie Shannon Or vendors, please contact Lacey Halstead

Program Advertising information (?s June Brewer

Click here for the Class List for sponsorship.

For entry & volunteers:

Caren Caverly


Enter online:


FUN! FUN! FUN! Contest - Golden Elegance Design Award

Celebrating a 50th anniversary is a special occasion, and creating a memorable and fitting event for GDCTA members is essential. Join us at the Dog Days of Summer Dressage Show August 10-11 at Wills Park Equestrian Center in Alpharetta, GA.

This weekend will include:

Dressage, Dinner and Décor!


  • Dressage is self-explanatory – we will see competitors of all levels
  • Dinner will be Saturday evening party celebrating comradery and GDCTA’s 50th Anniversary. All are welcome! Tickets are $25 and competitors will receive two in their entry packet. Tickets can be purchased online through August 8 at August 8, you can buy tickets at the show grounds.
  • Décor is a big part of our Saturday evening Farm Festivities. Farms/Groups are invited to compete for the Golden Elegance [best table - combining food and decor] Design Award! On Saturday afternoon, the registered groups will bring a table, set it up with designer flare and include either hors d'oeuvres or desserts all under the covered arena. The judges will vote and the winner will receive a PRIZE from SPONSOR [it’s in the works]. Registration is free. Register through this event page.


Contest Questions? Lindsey Burns 208-861-2996 /


Plan to SHOP! We have vendors signing up now~

Malibu's Wild Horse Boutique

Mags Mobile Tack

Mane Monogram

Kathy Tow (pemf and Masterson Method)

Whole Horse Saddle Fit


Golf Cart rental is off site at Wills Park. 

Atlanta Cart Rental




The concession at Wills Park Equestrian Center has changed - it is now the Blue Ribbon Grill. They will be open 30 minutes before the first ride till 4:00. After that snacks, drinks and cold food until 5:00.


GDCTA Holdharmless Release Form


GDCTA members will have their scores counted twice toward year-end awards!



    EVEN Hotel Alpharetta (Avalon area)

    2715 Old Milton Parkway

    Alpharetta, GA 30009 

    Phone: 770-869-2546 

    GDCTA link: (“Social Factor” rate: special 15% off for those booking for GDCTA events)



    Before closing date, fees will be refunded less the office fee. After closing date, all fees are unconditionally nonrefundable, regardless of circumstances, including inclement weather. No exceptions. Returned check & refused Credit Card policy: Void entry and incur a $35 charge. Entry will be wait listed until credit card clears, money order, certified check or cash is received. Do not mail cash.

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