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2017 Summer Update from the Regional Director

The Region 9 Summer Meeting is an opportunity for members from all five states to gather and discuss their concerns, give guidance, and report on activities within their Boards and GMOs. All attendees are able to bring up topics, seek information and vote on any decisions. Please look at the Region 9 minutes to see […]

From the Regional Director
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2016 Spring Update from the Regional Director

From Director:  Sherry Guess, OK 2016 Spring Executive Board Meeting, April 23 – 24 Lexington, Kentucky Our 2015 Great American/USDF Region 9 & Southwest Dressage Championship and HDS Autumn Classic was again held at  the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy TX.  Hosted by Houston Dressage Society, attendance continues to increase, with each Championship becoming […]

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Region 9 Championships

The Houston Dressage Society (HDS) developed the perfect recipe for a successful show. They started with a generous helping of professional riders, well seasoned. Then, they stirred in a heaping helping of enthusiastic adult amateurs to spice up the energy. They added Junior and Young Riders to freshen the mix and blended in talented horses […]

Left to right, Alecia Daniel, DDC Board member & hostess with the most-est, Sherry Guess, Region 9 Director (center), Kathy Knappitsch (right).
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2015 Region 9 Summer Meeting

Region 9 Summer Meeting The annual USDF Region 9 summer meeting was held in Rockwall, Texas, on August 1, 2015, and was hosted by Dallas Dressage Club.  The meeting was open to all.  DDC hosted a lovely get together on Friday night at the hotel, and the business meeting was conducted on Saturday.  The minutes […]

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Anna Campbell Selected for USEF Youth Sportsman Award

Anna Campbell Selected for USEF Youth Sportsman Award Region 9’s Anna Campbell was recently selected as USDF’s national nominee for the USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award. The goal of this award is to identify future leaders in the equine industry and to recognize youth for their achievements. Candidates should demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the sport, […]

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Kassidy Peacock Earns USDF Gold Medal at 18

Kassidy Peacock Earns USDF Gold Medal at 18 By: Elaine Hildreth When athletes achieve a lofty goal, it often seems like their success happened overnight. Reality, however, is that the achievement of such a goal requires not only tenacity, determination, guts, and a stroke of perfectly timed luck, it also necessitates a support team that is at […]

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Ayden Uhlir: USEF Jr/YR National Champion

Ayden Uhlir: USEF Jr/YR National Champion As I walked down the gangway with my ribbons fluttering, the woman in front of me asked the question that had been plaguing me all day, “Did you win a beauty pageant?” I try not to grimace and then explain for the tenth time today what dressage is. I […]

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NTEC Richter Scale & Jonathan Wentz

NTEC Richter Scale & Jonathan Wentz return from London as Highest placing USA Horse & Rider! London was all and more than Jonathan could have imagined when at the age of twelve he set the goal of representing the USA at the 2012 Paralympics! London, being the birthplace of Para Dressage, was able to showcase […]