Michelle has been involved with Cowboy Dressage since 2012 when, while writing an article for the USEF Western Dressage Blog, she first interviewed Eitan Beth-Halachmy at the International Centered Riding Symposium. Fascinated and intrigued, Michelle introduced Cowboy Dressage to the Inland Northwest in subsequent articles published in Horse Previews Magazine. Michelle is a recognized Cowboy Dressage Professional holding "Ambassador" status and teaches Cowboy Dressage at Relational Riding Academy. The first Inland Northwest Cowboy Dressage Gathering was held in Colville Washington in 2014 with Slide Creek Arena. Annual shows were held in 2015 and 16 with the 2017 show to be held at RRA. She coaches the HEART Cowboy Dressage Drill Team and the team traveled to attend Cowboy Dressage World Finals in Sacramento CA to perform at opening ceremonies in 2015 and 2016. In 2015, Michelle was gifted a silver Appreciation Buckle by the Cowboy Dressage Partners for her role in promoting and supporting the discipline. Riders in the RRA Cowboy Dressage Program have earned multiple CD World Finals awards including World Champion WJL Youth, Rose R. For information about participating or to learn more about Cowboy Dressage in the Spokane area, contact Michelle.
October 10-11, 2017
Location: Relational Riding Academy GOOGLE MAP LINK
Sponsored by Relational Riding Academy
Judge: to be announced
Show Secretary: Michelle Binder-Zolezzi 509.290.4301
Sponsor: Relational Riding Academy
Entry fee: $25.00 per class
Post Entry fee: $10.00 additional per entry, if space allows, or to fill scratches
Haul in fee: $10.00 per horse
Entries must be post marked or received electronically 5 days prior to event
Ride times will be e-mailed Please note e-mail address on entry form
Competitors will be called with ride times if no e-mail address received.
Show begins at 9:00 am on Saturday Oct.10. Rides may be scheduled on Sunday if entries warrant additional ride times
Never ridden a Cowboy Dressage test before?
FREE CLINIC FOR RIDERS
SATURDAY Oct 10, 2015 6:00PM
Get your questions about riding the tests answered before you show
Rules: Proper attire required to compete. Complete rules can be found at www.CowboyDressageWorld.com. Show is guided by Cowboy Dressage rules. Refunds with vet certificate minus a $5.00 office fee. No dogs allowed on premises.
Awards: Ribbons given through 3rd place.
Arenas: All tests will be ridden in 70X170 indoor arena containing the Court configured to meet Cowboy Dressage dimensions of 20x40 meters. Indoor warm-up area. Round pen available. Outdoor arena with sand footing
Stabling: outdoor 12X12 pens. No indoor stalls available. Call for availability 509.680-4584
Food: Concessions on the grounds. Restaurants within 20 minutes of facility.
Camping: dry camping available at 10.00/night: Limited hook-ups available at 15.00/night. CALL FOR AVAILABLITY 509.680-4584
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