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  • October 06, 2020 4:01 PM | June Brewer (Administrator)

    GDCTA has an election coming up! You can learn about your candidates now by clicking on our special GDCTA Election 2020 publication here.

    Members will be receiving an email by the end of October. Please be sure to VOTE!

  • October 06, 2020 1:39 PM | June Brewer (Administrator)

    Our very own Joanne Morse, Vice President of Eventing on our Board of Directors, was quoted in a recent article written by Leslie Threlkeld for US Eventing.

    Joanne Morse, V.P. of Eventing at the Georgia Dressage and Combined Training Association (GDCTA) believes the quality of competition between recognized and schooling is comparable.

    “We’re seeing a lot more of the higher quality judges,” Morse said. “It did used to be the ‘schooling show the judge will be kind.’ We’re not seeing the sugar coating anymore. Maybe for the amoeba riders, but at the same time, they’re giving them good feedback and still a very positive experience.”

    Read more here.

  • October 06, 2020 1:21 PM | June Brewer (Administrator)

    Region 3 Jr/YR Clinic Featuring George Williams 

    Hosted by Top Hat Farm Canton, GA

    October 17-18, 2020

    Congratulations to the selected riders!

    • Maren Elise Fouch-Hanson
    • Marline Syribeys
    • Marian Elizabeth Hebert
    • Ciera Foley
    • Alice Burley
    • Tessa Geven
    • Caroline Massey
    • Virginia Woodcok
    • Emily Harrison

  • September 28, 2020 3:27 PM | June Brewer (Administrator)

    Inside the September issue

    Outside the Sandbox: delivering general articles and activities

    5–Letter from the President

    7–In Loving Memory

    8–Oops! June Brewer

    9–Collegiate Transitions JD & Lisa Tyre

    10–Massage Minute with Amanda Moretz

    11–GDCTA Recognized Shows - Accolades

    Dressage: inside the sandbox

    13–TDF Grant Deadline

    14-15–Labor Day Classic I & II Awards

    17–Bet On It Bill Woods

    19–Trot for Teal virtual Dressage Series

    20-21, 24-27, 29–Youth Corner / GDCTA Strong at Festival of Champions

    Eventing:  3 time the fun

    23, 28–Plan B: Bigger and Better Penny Morse

    GDCTA Business: a glimpse behind the curtain

    31–Volunteers Needed

    32-33–GDCTA Board & Committees

    34-35–Meeting Highlights

    36–Event Calendar

    37–Thank You to Our Donors

  • September 28, 2020 3:26 PM | June Brewer (Administrator)

    The 2020 GDCTA Letterman Jacket Program & Application has been updated on the website. Deadline to order is October 15th.


    *Recognized DRESSAGE: Introductory through Grand Prix

    *Recognized EVENTING: Starter through Advanced.

    Current year scores follow GDCTA season ending September 30. However, scores may be earned in the year ALL requirements were met. This is a lifetime achievement award.


    1. Applicants must be a current GDCTA Member in the year which scores are earned.

    2. Applicant is a Youth Rider age of 22 or under as of December 31, the year scores are earned.

    3. Applicant is concurrently enrolled in school/college with a minimum of B or 3.0 average. Proof of enrollment in school and student achievement is required (i.e.: report cards).

    4. Applicant must volunteer 8 hours through any organization and have submitted signed Volunteer Credit Form

    5. DRESSAGE Requirements:

    a. Four scores achieved at two USEF/USDF Recognized Dressage Shows.

    b. AND Dressage Seat Equitation

    c. EXCEPT for riders competing at 3rd Level or above; Equitation requirement is waived.

    d. Qualifying Scores are as follows:

    i. Introductory Level: minimum scores of 66%

    ii. Training Level: minimum scores of 65 %

    iii. First Level: minimum scores of 64%

    iv. Second Level/FEI Children’s: minimum scores of 63%

    v. Third/FEI JR: minimum score 62%

    vi. Fourth/FEI Young Rider: minimum score 61%

    vii. Above 4th Level: 60%

    6. EVENTING Requirements:

    a. Two scores achieved from two USEA Recognized Horse Trials

    b. Qualifying Scores are as follows:

    i. Completed Event with no Eliminations, Retirements, MRs, etc.

    ii. Finished scores are with Zero Cross-Country Jump Faults (Time Faults or Stadium Rails allowed)

    iii. Starter: Maximum score 34

    iv. Beginner Novice: Maximum score 35

    v. Novice: Maximum score 36

    vi. Training: Maximum score 42

    vii. Preliminary/CCI2**: Maximum Score 47

    viii. Intermediate/CCI3***: Maximum score 47

    ix. Advanced/CCI4****: Maximum score 47

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