Our chapter has a great dressage schooling show series with
year-end championship awards!
Ventura County Chapter members and members of other CDS chapters can compete for our year-end championships with attendance in at least two shows in our series, and members can receive some great year-end trophies with participation in a minimum of three shows in the series.
The following Championship Awards are given at the Holiday Party in December:
Championship Ribbon and gift
awarded to the highest points earned by any CDS member.
(Minimum 2 scores for horse/rider combination at the level + participation at least two series schooling shows)
Perpetual Trophies are awarded based on individual criteria, current CDS member in good standing,
and require participation at a minimum of three (3) shows.
(minimum 2 scores for horse/rider combination at the level - exception: musical freestyles require one score at level)
D'ARQUE HORSE MUSICAL FREESTYLE TROPHY
(Highest scoring rider, adult or junior, at any level of Musical Freestyle.)
NOTE: This trophy requires participation at a minimum of three shows in the series,
but only requires one freestyle score to qualify and apply for the award.
JUNIOR HIGH POINT TROPHY
(Highest points accumulated for Junior Rider at Training Level)
LINDA GABRIELSON TRAINING LEVEL TROPHY
(Highest points accumulated for adult Training Level rider)
JOY HALLMAN FIRST LEVEL TROPHY
(Highest points accumulated for adult First Level rider.)
FIRST LEVEL JUNIOR CHAPTER TROPHY
(Highest points accumulated for Jr Frist level rider)
JUNIOR WALK-TROT TROPHY
(Highest points accumulated for Junior Intro Level rider.)
ADULT WALK-TROT "DEAR SPIRIT" TROPHY
(Highest points accumulated for adult Intro level rider.)
SYMPHONY DRESSAGE SECOND LEVEL TROPHY
(Highest points accumulated for Second level rider, Sr or Jr)
CHAPTER FEI TROPHY
(Highest scoring rider PSG-GP)
Betty Irwin Memorial Trophy
Betty was a avid scribe. She served the VC CDS Chapter board for many years.
She tragically passed away after a fall from her horse in 2020 and is missed dearly by many.
For all those volunteering to scribe at our schooling shows, will be recognized and
the one with the most hours scribing will receive the preputial trophy with their name
So, if you are not currently a Ventura County Chapter member, think about joining us for some fun and learning! A CDS membership form is available on our Forms/Links page. See you at the shows!
VCC/CDS MEMBERSHIP: If a rider joins CDS (listing Ventura County Chapter as their chapter of choice) on or after October 1st of the current year, their membership will automatically be for the following year (i.e., if your membership application arrives in the CDS Central Office October 1st, 2008, you will be considered a member for 2009). A rider joining CDS on October 1st or after will be eligible to compete as a member for the following show season. VCC members must submit a copy of their CDS membership card with each show premium. Members joining September 30th or before of the current year will be eligible for the current year's championships.