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Lengthening Strides is the newsletter from the
Central New York Dressage & Combined Training Association. 
 We're resending our May newsletter to confirm that all board meetings begin at 6 p.m.! Thank you...

You're welcome to join us at our May Board Meeting
Monday, May 13, at 6 pm
Manlius Public Library

We do not have an educational series event planned this month,
but see all the events we will be hosting or co-sponsoring, highlighted below...


Congratulations to CNYD&CTA Jr/Yr member Bridget Vieau on placing 5th In the Intermediate Individual IEA Dressage National Championships held at Otterbein College. Bridget rides on the Spruce Valley Stables Team, pictured above with coach Diane Brandow.
AND, Bridget also competed in the Hunt Seat IEA Nationals in Harrisburg, Pa., placing 10th in the Open Division with the Emerald City Equestrian Team, pictured below with Emerald City team coaches, from left, Sara Norman, Kim Allan and, to her right, Meg Maloney.

Spring Opener Dressage Schooling Show
Closing Date is Tuesday, May 21

CNYD&CTA invites you to join us on Sunday, June 2 for our Spring Opener Dressage Schooling Show at Tanglewood Riding Center

3440 Lafayette Road, Jamesville, NY 13078

Prize List
Details
Opening Date: Wednesday, May 1
Closing Date: Tuesday, May 21


Riders, please complete the clinic forms, also found on cnydcta.org
 
3440 Lafayette Road, Jamesville, NY 13078
Helmets required. Proof of negative Coggins and Rabies required.
 
Fees
FEES: Class 1-14, 16-20: Members $18 / Non-Members $25 Class 15: Members $23 / Non-Members $30.00 Class 21: Members $13 / Non-Members $20
Class 22: $10 per rider. *Secretary Fee is waived for this class only*
Non-competing horses: $10 day fee plus Secretary Fee Secretary / Office Fee: $10 for each horse / rider combination entered

Secretary: Maureen Vieau 602 Crawford Ave. Syracuse, NY 13224  
Managers: Arynn Agan and Lexi Dumont
 
Sunday, May 19 
Horse Trials Hosted by Carriage House Arena, Trumansburg. 
CNYD&CTA sponsored

More information.
Clinic with Ann Eilinger, Sunday, June 23

Clinic Details

Anne Eilinger is a long-time friend to CNYD&CTA, having helped many of our combined training members get their horses started over drops, ditches and water combinations. She is a graduate “A” pony clubber with riding experience through the Preliminary level. Anne is a patient and effective trainer with many years of experience starting young horses and bringing them up through the levels. She is a popular instructor for adult amateurs of all levels. She also spent over seven years as a therapeutic riding instructor.

This clinic will offer Dressage, Jumping, or Driving instruction, if desired. Jumping will be outside on either a grass course or outdoor ring depending upon weather. Please specify your preferences and identify anything you wish to focus upon on the clinic entry form.

Additional details
Abbey Meadows Farm, 4167 Abbey Road, Syracuse, NY 13215
Opening Date: Sunday, May 26 (four weeks before the clinic)
Closing Date: Thursday, June 13 (ten days before the clinic)
Riders, please complete the clinic forms, also found on cnydcta.org
 
Abbey Meadows Farm, 4167 Abbey Road, Syracuse, NY 13215
Helmets required. Proof of negative Coggins and Rabies required.
 
Fees
45-minute private lesson: $65 members / $70 non-members
1-hour semi-private lessons (up to three riders): $45 members / $50 non-members
Members audit for FREE / $5 non-member audit fee

Start 2019 Right!
Make Sure Your CNYD&CTA Membership is Current

Membership Benefits: 

Discounts at Competitions, Clinics and Year-End Awards Banquet •  Educational Opportunities • CNYD&CTA newsletter “Lengthening Strides” • USDF Group Membership Benefits • US Eventing Association Affiliate • USDF monthly magazine “USDF Connections” • Quarterly magazine “New York Horse” • Eligibility for Year-End Awards 

Also, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Equine Hospital has approved current CNYD&CTA members to receive a 5% discount on most hospital services (i.e.: office calls, hospitalization, imaging, anesthesia, surgery fees). The discount is not applicable toward any pharmaceuticals or labs. CNYD&CTA members should identify themselves as members at the time of arrival and hospital staff will confirm eligibility.

If you're not sure your CNYD&CTA membership is current, send us an email and we'll let you know!


Details, prize lists and entry forms can be found on our website calendar

Monday, May 13 – Board Meeting, 6 pm, Manlius Library

Sunday, May 19 - Horse Trials Hosted by Carriage House Arena, Trumansburg. More information.

Sunday, June 2 – Spring Dressage Show, Tanglewood Riding Center, Jamesville

Monday, June 10 – Board Meeting, 6 pm, Manlius Library

Sunday, June 23 – Eventing Clinic with Anne Eilinger, Abbey Meadow Farm, Syracuse

Sunday, July 7 – Dressage & Combined Tests Show Hosted by Gilbertsville Horse Show

Monday, July 8 – Board Meeting, 6 pm, Manlius Library

Sunday, July 28 – Hunter Derby Clinic with Barb Lindberg, Abbey Meadow Farm, Syracuse

Sunday, July 28 – Horse Trials Hosted by Carriage House Arena, Trumansburg. More information.

Sunday, Aug. 4
Tanglewood Dressage Schooling Show, CNYD&CTA-sponsored, Tanglewood Riding Center, Jamesville. Prize List & Entry Form


Sunday, Aug. 11 – Dressage & Combined Tests Show Hosted by Gilbertsville Horse Show

Monday. Aug. 12 – Board Meeting, 6 pm, Manlius Library

Sunday, Aug. 18 – Dressage at the New York State Fair, Fairgrounds, Syracuse

Sunday, Sept. 8 – Fall Wrap-up Dressage Schooling Show, Tanglewood Riding Center, Jamesville

Monday, Sept. 9 – Board Meeting, 6 pm, Manlius Library

Sunday, Sept. 29 – Dressage & Combined Tests Show Hosted by Gilbertsville Horse Show

Tuesday, Oct. 1 – Year-End Awards Deadline 

Sunday, Oct. 13 – Horse Trials Hosted by Carriage House Arena, Trumansburg. More information.

Monday, Oct. 14 – Board Meeting, 6 pm, Manlius Library


Saturday, Nov. 16 – Annual Year-End Awards Banquet 
For more information about Horse Riding Camp at Spruce Valley, call 315-952-6599 or email Diane Brandow.
Voltra Farm and Michelle LaBarre will present a dressage clinic on Monday, May 13 and Tuesday, May 14 with international Grand Prix competitor, trainer and breeder Catherine Haddad-Staller. Read more
CNYD&CTA Events are Made Possible
Through the Contributions of our Volunteers


Please volunteer this year —
we especially need volunteers to help with our schooling shows!
 
Read all about our volunteer opportunities and benefits!

Volunteer benefits Include:
• Free Volunteer T-Shirt
  • 10 volunteer hours makes you eligible to for Year-End Awards 

Discounts to the Year-End Banquet 

  • 4 volunteer hours= $5 off the banquet price.
  • 8 or more volunteer hours= $10 off banquet price. 

    Contact us at info@cyndcta.org

USDF just launched this online site...
Your Dressage

Thank you to all our generous sponsors and to those who donate to our year-end awards silent auction! Click on a logo and explore our sponsors' webpages.






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