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RMDS Seeks Volunteer(s) for Marketing

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Calling all RMDS members! We are looking for additional members to join our marketing committee. We have some wonderful new sponsorship opportunities and we need help getting the word out. Are you outgoing and don’t mind approaching organizations and individuals for their support? We’d love to have you! Do you like staying behind the scenes [more]

Congratulations to the RMDS members awarded a 2023 RMDS scholarship!

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This year saw a large field of extremely strong contenders. The RMDS Executive Board voted to award the scholarship to four applicants, dividing the fund’s total equally, allocating a $500 scholarship to each recipient to: *Beverly Swanson Memorial Adult Amateur Scholarship (Adult Amateur): Gemma Hanekom *Leg-Up Scholarship (Training and First Level): Rebecca Ciota & Ruth [more]

The History of the Shoulder In

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An article inspired by the writings of Annika Fromming, assisted by Silke Rottermann, regarding the shoulder-in was recently published in the Ecentaur.  We discovered several errors in our article, and think it prudent to share the link to the original, groundbreaking article so our members can access additional information, and gain more clarity and detail [more]

2022 RMDS Awards Banquet

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Join us January 14th, 2023 at the Renaissance Denver Hotel, 3801 Quebec Street, Denver. 3 Great options for Dinner, Cash Bar, fun silent and live auction and cheering on your friends and family! Sign Up Now!

2023 RMDS Media Kit Available Now!

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Advertise with RMDS for the coming year! It’s a contribution to a great 501 (c) 3 organization, great exposure for your business, lets folks know of your upcoming events, your facilities and your businesses. Check out the great opportunities on our Advertising page.

RMDS Contracts Up For Bid

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Every two years, contracts for RMDS positions come up to be rebid or replaced.  Contracts will be for 2023-2024. The positions are:               RMDS Central Office Manager               RMDS Magazine               RMDS Championship Show Management Information regarding each position may be found on the RMDS website: The contracts are due by June 30, 2022.  Send to the RMDS Central [more]

Upcoming Educational Opportunities – Don’t Miss Out!

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Registration links are on the RMDS Calendar Page! SHOW MANAGEMENT TRAINING Thursday February 24, 20222:00 – 5:30 Zoom Meeting The top 3 reasons to attend: Understand how shows operate Yes you can – put on your own show How to make your shows run efficiently and be profitable Interested in learning about Dressage competition rules [more]

Great Learners Make Great Riders

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By Sally O’Dwyer There is a process to becoming a skilled dressage rider. It is not the same for everyone, but there is a definite path.  We lose the sight of the path when we do not truly understand our “why.”  We are eager to jump on and ride so we can begin dancing.  Unfortunately [more]

The Nervous System Game: Part Two

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©Trudi Howley Exercises to engage your sensory awareness The following exercises are designed as introductory ways to connect with the senses. This type of skill building and practice can help you learn to regulate your nervous system very quickly. These small steps can help you learn to come into your body and be in the [more]