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Classical Attraction Dressage Society

The Classical Attraction Dressage Society, a Region 2 Group Member Organization (GMO) of the United States Dressage Federation (USDF), is a non-profit organization whose goal is to promote the advancement and sport of dressage locally in Northeast Ohio through schooling shows, clinics and horsemanship education for riders of all ages, experience and skill levels. 

WHAT's NEW?

Welcome the 2024 CADS Show Season!

1st Show, Saturday, April 20th

 

IN-PERSON SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO EHV QUARANTINE

 

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR JUDGING

First 2024 Schooling Show is on Saturday, April 20, 2024

WE WILL BE ACCEPTING VIDEO ENTRIES DUE TO EHV QUARANTINE

Judge: Amy Rothe-Hietter "r"

Sign-up is open NOW and will CLOSE on Friday, April 12th.

DETAILS FOR VIDEO SUBMISSION HAVE BEEN EMAILED AND ALSO APPEAR BELOW

Sign-up form can be found on this website under the Show & Clinic Entry TAB.

Cost:

$25.00 per class entered for CADS members, $35 for non-members.

$15.00 Office Fee.

CADS April Virtual Show Instructions: 

1.    Submit an entry form online as usual.

2.    Video your test following the "Video Guidelines" below, a separate video for each test is required.

3.    Upload your video(s) to YouTube with a minimum 480p resolution, the higher the resolution the better.

4.    Email the YouTube link to your video (ride) to cadsrider@gmail.com by midnight on April 17th.

5.    The judge(s) will have one week after the show date to view/judge the rides, followed by the processing of scores.

6.    Results will be emailed to competitors and posted on the website with the option of picking up ribbons at the next in-person show.

 

Video Instructions: 

1.    The video must be ridden for THIS SHOW ONLY.

2.    Hold up a sign before your ride stating your name, CADS April show, and what test you will be riding. 

3.    Videos must be in landscape (horizontal) view.

4.    Use a tripod or steady surface to keep the video as steady as possible.

5.    Film from “C” – the judge’s position approx. 10 ft back from the edge of the arena 

6.    The arena perimeter needs to be marked and the corners have to be marked. It does not need to be fancy and can be DIY

7.    Letters need to be visible, they can be DIY

8.    Keep the entire horse and rider in view at all times

9.    The test must be ridden from beginning to end with no editing or cutting

10.  Upload the highest resolution possible with a minimum of 480p 

 

The judge reserves the right to decline any video due to poor quality. Please review your video for clarity and lighting before submitting it. 

 

Feel free to reach out to is if there are any questions.  

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Big News!

Announcing the CADS Obstacle Challenge

May 19th, July 14th, August 11th

On Sundays after the Schooling Shows

Starting on Sunday, May 19th this year, CADS will be offering an Obstacle Course Challenge Competition at the Brecksville Stables

The course will consist of 12 Board-curated obstacles

that riders at YOUTH and ADULT levels will have 12 minutes to complete.  

 

Successful completion of each obstacle will be judged by one of our expert judges.  

Points for equitation and harmony will also be awarded. 

Year-end awards will be given based on the totals score of the three events.

 

​​Sign-up will OPEN and CLOSE at the same time as the Schooling Show for that month. 

The list of obstacles will remain the same for each event, but may be placed in a different order by the judge. The list includes

  1. Fixed-post, solid GATE

  2. Cross-rail JUMP

  3. 12' BRIDGE

  4. BELL TOWER

  5. Pole SLALOM

  6. 360 BOX

  7. BACK-UP CORRIDOR

  8. MAILBOX

  9. BARREL FIGURE 8

  10. POLE MAZE (W)

  11. SIDE PASS over ground pole 

  12. OBJECT CARRY

Even more details will be available shortly!

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Working Equitation Clinic & Schooling Show

 

CADS has scheduled a Working Equitation Clinic and Schooling Show with Emily Gill,

WE Master-Level Rider

June 1 & 2, 2024 at the Brecksville Stables

On June 1st and 2nd this year, CADS will be offering a Working Equitation Clinic AND Schooling Show at the Brecksville Stables

The Clinic will be conducted by Emily Gill, WE Master-Level Rider.  Emily will also be Judging the Working Equitation Schooling show for all three sections, Dressage, Ease of Handling and Speed.

The Clinic and Schooling Show will be limited to 16 riders.

​​Sign-up will OPEN on April 22nd and CLOSE on May 24th. Mark your calendars.

More details will be available in Early April!

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MORE Big News!

 

CADS announces a SUPER-BIG weekend-event we're calling the:

SUMMER PALOOZA

June 29 & 30, 2024 at the Brecksville Stables

On June 29th and 30th, CADS is hosting some HUGE Dressage Events at the Brecksville Stables

 

The First Event will be on Saturday, June 29th:

USEF/WDAA Lite Recognized Western Dressage Show

Judge: Ida Norris - R

The Second Event will be on Saturday, June 29th later that afternoon:

CADS FreeStyle Competition with CASH PRIZES

Judge: Ida Norris - S

The Third Event will be on Sunday, June 30th:

USEF/USDF Recognized Classical Dressage Show

Judge: Ida Norris - S

There will also be a BBQ Cookout for the Competitors and their families on Saturday Night.

​​Sign-up will OPEN on May 1st and CLOSE on June 21st.  Mark your Calendars.

More details and Prize Lists will be available in April!

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CADS Apparel

CADS is offering CADS-Logo Apparel for sale

Tee-Shirt ($20.00),  Polo Shirt ($30.00) and Hoodie ($45.00)

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Reserved Private Ride Times

CADS is now offering RESERVED ride times

at the Brecksville Stables Indoor Arena for MEMBERS ONLY

Sessions will be monitored by the CADS Brecksville Facility Manager

 

RESERVED RIDE TIMES

Request a private reserved time from 9AM-6PM on the sign-up form.

Subject to availability of the facility and confirmation by the Facility Manager.

Cost: $10.00 per hour

for each rider/horse/trainer/supervisor/videographer combination.

OPEN RIDING SESSION LIMITATIONS

To avoid any confusion and excessive use of the facility,

the number of open riding sessions will be limited to 4 one-hour sessions PER DAY

with a limit of 4 riders/horse combinations PER SESSION. 

Any requested use of the facility for open riding that exceeds 4 one-hour sessions

PER DAY , PER GROUP OF RIDERS will be classified as a "Clinic" and therefore

subject to clinic day-rate fees. 

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Any age… Any experience level… Any skill level…

 

It’s been said..  “cads is a fun, down-to-earth club". 

 

Why don’t you join us to see for yourself!

Contact us

CADSrider@gmail.com

Mail:

CADS

PO BOX 36840

Canton, OH  44735

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CADS Executive Officers:
Cathy Suffecool, President
Amanda Bacon, Vice President
Jenna Hete, Secretary
David Crawford, Treasurer

Halle Clause, Member At-Large
Sara Justice, Member At-Large
Carrie Woost, Member At-Large

 

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