Bringing quality Dressage and Combined training experiences to Eastern North Carolina

2017 Calendar of Events

calendarEDCTSA recognizes Dressage and Combined Training shows throughout Eastern North Carolina.  To be EDCTSA recognized means that  EDCTSA Members can use scores attained at your show towards EDCTSA year end awards.  EDCTSA will place your prize list in the EDCTSA newsletter, and on the EDCTSA site, along with results from your show.

The majority of our shows are also NCDCTA recognized.


Show Organizers:
All show registration forms need to be mailed or emailed as an attachement to the EDCTSA Secretary, Melissa Deal at
Address: P.O. Box 1459, Burgaw, NC 28425

>> 2016 Show Rules & Regulations

To submit articles, photos, entry forms, or upcoming events to the web site or the newsletter, email:

Newsletter: Rachel Cessna -
Web Site:
Rachel Cessna -

>> 2017 Year-to-Date Point Standings
>> EDCTSA Show Registration Form


Saturday, November 11
Canter for the Kids (Benefiting St. Jude's Children's Hospital)
301 Masonic Dr., Swansboro, NC

Organizer: Jackie Acha
Judge: Jan Jacobson (R)
>>Download the prize list

Saturday, December 2
Holiday Happiness Dressage
Rockin'-R-Ranch, New Bern, NC

Organizer: Shari Weiss-Riojas
Judge: Heather Hamilton (L)
>>Download the prize list

2017 Results

Saturday, April 22
Spring Splash Dressage & CT
Jasmine Meadows
Organizer: Shari Weiss-Riojas
Judge: Heather Hamilton (L)
>>Dowload results

Saturday, May 20
Dressage at the Preserve
Washington, NC
Organizers: Wanda Morrow, Betty Bowers and Cathy Fletcher
Judge: Kathy Guber (L)
>>Download results

Sunday, May 28
Cape Fear Classic Spring #1
Wonderland Farm, Leland, NC

Organizers: CFDCTA
Judge: Rebecca Blikslager (L)
>>Download results

June 10
EDCTSA Benefit Show
Jasmine Meadows, Vanceboro, NC
Judge: Robyn Nunnally (L)
>>Download results

Saturday, September 23
Dressage at the Preserve
Washington, NC

Organizers:Wanda Morrow, Betty Bowers and Cathy Fletcher
Judge: Sandy Toby
>>Download results

Saturday, October 14
Pink Ribbon Ride
Jasmine Meadows, Vanceboro, NC
Organizer: Shari Weiss-Riojas
Judge: Danielle Rowland (L)

Sunday, October 22

Cape Fear Classic Fall Show
Wonderland Farm, Leland, NC

Organizers: CFDCTA
Judge: Nanci Lindroth (r)


November 5
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Meet and Greet Social
"The Clubhouse" at Joan Taylor's Farm
241 Country Club Lane, Trenton, NC
Bring friends and family for a fun & fabulous social! Come with your ideas and suggestions for future EDCTSA events. Food, water, tea and lemonade provided, BYOB. Don't miss this opportunity to meet and greet old and new "horsey" friends. Invite your friends!

>>Download the invitation

November 12
10:00am - 2:00pm

Trail Ride at Pine Cliffs

Rain date Sunday, November 19. We will plan to meet at 10am and tack up and go ride. Please remember your helmet! You do not need to be an EDCTSA member to go on the trail with us. Please RSVP to Louise or Buffy so we can get a head count.
>>Download the flyer

Dressage & Combined Tests

2015 USDF Tests
Please note there are only 3 tests per level.
Introductory Level has 3 tests .

Lighten Up Dressage Walk-Only Test

USDF 2015 Introductory Level Tests A through C

USDF 2015 Training & Above

USEF RIder Tests

USEF 2014 Training Level Rider Test
USEF 2014 First Level Rider Test
USEF 2014 Second Level Rider Test

USEA 2014 Tests

USEA 2014 Beginner Novice Test A
USEA 2014 Beginner Novice Test B
USEA 2014 Novice Test A
USEA 2014 Novice Test B
USEA 2014 Training Test A
USEA 2014 Training Test B




Prix Caprilli Test 1 (Jumps 18" Crossrails)
Prix Caprilli Test 2 (Jumps 2' Maximum)
Prix Caprilli Test 3 (Jumps 2'3" - 2'6" Verticals)

Western Dressage Tests

Link to Western Dressage Tests & Guidelines

NCDCTA Shows, Events, & Clinics

October 2017

10/01 – Antares Dressage – Aberdeen –

10/5 – 10/08 – NCDCTA Harvest Moon Dressage / GAIGs – Williamston –

10/14 – 10/15 – Final Weekend to Qualify for NCDCTA Championships – –

10/14 – FenRidge Dressage – Mebane, NC –

10/14 – Dressage at Buckhorn – Vass –

10/15 – War Horse Event Series Oct Horse Trials – Raeford –

10/21 – Heather Ridge Farm Dressage & CT and Three Phase HT – Raeford –

10/28 – 10/29 – NCDCTA Autumn Leaves Dressage / Champs – Raeford –

10/28 – TTC Dressage & CT – Mocksville –

10/29 – Antares Dressage – Aberdeen –

November 2017

11/11 – War Horse Event Series Nov Horse Trials – Raeford –

11/11 – FenRidge Dressage – Mebane, NC –

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