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Rein-Back: 50 Years of RMDS. Features from the Archives

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Understanding “Throughness” An Elusive ‘Balance’ of the Aides by Janet “Dolly” Hannon  While traveling to different parts of the country to clinic, the most common misunderstanding that I encounter is the participants not understanding “throughness” and the effect correct bending has on this progression. “Throughness” is a popular dressage buzzword. The German word for “throughness [more]

How to Buy an Amateur Horse:

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A High Plains Dressage Presentation by Jessica Greenstein and Joseph Newcomb. By Sally O’Dwyer “Our sport can be frustrating due to the expense. Remember that as out of reach it may feel at times, the essence of dressage is about training–which can be performed on any horse of varying quality. Is it wonderful to ride [more]

RMDS AA Clinic

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USDF RMDS Adult Amateur Clinic with Bill McMullin April 17-18, 2021 Sponsored in part by United States Dressage Federation and Rocky Mountain Dressage Society, we are proud to offer a 2-day clinic with Bill McMullin for Adult Amateurs at Faith Farms in Castle Rock, Colorado. Bill is a USDF Bronze, Silver & Gold Medalist from [more]

RMDS Professionals’ Symposium

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Featuring Lilo Fore: April 24-25, 2021 at Tomora Training Center, Greeley, Colorado. Lilo Fore hardly needs an introduction to the Dressage community! She is the Judge everyone wants to ride for.  Her scores make and comments give you exactly the information you need to improve. As a Clinician who is always in demand, she has [more]


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Because we’re unable to have our 2020 Awards Banquet, we missed our silent auction too. And this is a year when income was down (few shows) and expenses were up (web site and database)  So the Boulder Valley chapter is hosting an online auction to benefit RMDS. Please consider donating an item to the auction! It’s [more]

2021 RMDS Media Kit

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We are proud and excited to release the 2021 RMDS Media Kit. There are big changes coming to our print communications and we would love for everyone to be involved. For more information, please download the Media Kit here!

2020 RMDS Educational Events

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Please join us for our upcoming Educational Events. February 1 – USDF Continuing Education For Judges with Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez. This event is open for auditing to all members. Download this form to sign up: 2020 Judges Continuing Education February 22 – Technical Delegate and Show Management Training This event is also open for auditing to all [more]

RMDS Board of Governors Meeting – November 2, 2019

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We will be meeting at the National Western Stock Show on November 2, 2019 for our yearly Board of Governors Meeting.  If you would like to join us, please contact the secretary or the Central Office.  The meeting is open to all members, advance notice is appreciated so ensure accurate seating and lunches. We will [more]

2018 RMDS Awards Banquet

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Join us January 5th, 2019 at the Renaissance Hotel Denver for the 2018 RMDS Awards Banquet. Help us honor our members for their accomplishments and have a wonderful evening out with your horse friends! Cash bar starting at 5:30, dinner will be served at 6pm, followed shortly by the awards presentation. There will also be [more]