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February 9, 2019
8:30 - 12:00 Technical Delegate Training
12:45 - 5:00 Show management

CSU Extension Building, Douglas County Fairgrounds
500 Fairgrounds Dr. Castle Rock CO 80104

One session only $35 Non RMDS members $45
Both sessions $50 Non RMDS members $60
At the door – $65 for everyone.

Heather Petersen will be the instructor for both sessions

The top 3 reasons to attend:

  1. Never get eliminated for using illegal tack
  2. Yes you can – put on your own show
  3. How to make your shows run efficiently and be profitable
  • Interested in learning about Dressage competition rules as an exhibitor?
  • Do you want to become a Technical Delegate?
  • Or a show manager?
  • Excellent opportunity to learn current and NEW requirements for 2019


USDF Continuing Education For Judges & Trainers/Instructors Biomechanics for Horse & Rider

USDF Continuing Education For Judges & Trainers/Instructors
Biomechanics for Horse & Rider
with Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez (judge's view) & Kathy Simard (trainer's view)

Sunday, January 13, 2019, 8 am
La Quinta Inn & Suites, Denver Airport
6801 Tower Rd, Denver, CO 80249

Participants (L graduates or USEF licensed judge or a trainer listed with RMDS)

$100 for participants

Auditors-anyone (silent) $45


RMDS Heartsaver/First Aid Class

RMDS will be having a Heartsaver/First Aid class open to all members on Jan. 12, 2019, at the
Douglas County Fairgrounds. We encourage all members and especially trainers to attend and
obtain certication. Fee is $55.

Send this form to RMDS Central Office.

2019 RMDS Show Recognition

Would you like to have your show RMDS recognized? Submit your application and fee by October 25th to be included in the Board of Governors approved calendar.

2019 RMDS Show Recognition Application

2018 RMDS Awards Banquet

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 an amazing silent auction to benefit RMDS.  Limited rooms are available at a discounted rate through December 20th, call 303-399-7500 to make a reservation and mention the Rocky Mountain Dressage group rate.

Download and return your dinner reservation form now!

Advertise with RMDS!

Opening date for advertising with our 2019 RMDS publications is October 10th.  Tabs in the Omnibus go fast and are a great way to reach all of our membership easily. There are many other ways you can get exposure for your barn, business, trainer, stallions and oh so much more with RMDS. Check out the marketing packet and see what RMDS can do for you.

2019 Advertising Contract for RMDS Publications

RMDS Website Position

Every two years, RMDS goes through the open bid process for the paid positions. The following position is up for bid or renewal:

Bids due by October 20, 2018

  • Website Maintenance & hosting - effective November 15, 2018

This is a paid RMDS position for qualified persons. The contract will be awarded at the November Board of Governors meeting. Call the RMDS Central Office, email rmds@rmds.org or go to the RMDS website for guidelines for this position.

Send the bids to the RMDS President: Gwen Ka'awaloa – kaimana_co@hotmail.com 

Bids must be received by October 20, 2018. We hope you will plan to attend the November 3 (Saturday) Board of Governors meeting as there may be questions asked of you.

November 3 Board of Governors meeting: National Western Stock Show -Denver , CO

RMDS is Looking for Dressage Photos

RMDS is looking for high quality dressage photos for use around the website, in advertising materials and for other purposes. If you would like to be featured in RMDS advertisement, please send your photos, along with a photo release waiver, to marketingrmds@gmail.com.


Advertise with RMDS!

Reach a wider audience and advertise with RMDS in our various publications.  Click here for details.

Have an RMDS related news item or announcement?
Contact the Central Office for details on posting it to the website.
(RMDS reserves the right to edit and limit announcements based on available space)

RMDS is a USDF Group Member Organization. Formed in 1971 and incorporated in 1977, RMDS supports the sport of dressage in the Rocky Mountain region with chapters in Colorado and Wyoming.

RMDS or dressage related pictures to share? Submit them here.


November 13, 2018 @ 12:12 PM

2018 Championship Sponsors

A huge thank you goes out to all of our sponsors for the 2018 RMDS Championships. Please take a moment to acknowledge our sponsors, we couldn’t run this show without them!

Silver Sponsors

Grey Pony Therapeutics

Bronze Sponsors

Sharon & Peter Soos


March 10, 2017 @ 12:40 AM

Join or Renew Your Membership!

Don’t miss out on the GREAT events that RMDS has planned this year. Make sure to renew your membership now. A full membership (for those of us that like to show) is only $65. An Educational membership is only $45 (for those that only want educational opportunities). Join now and don’t miss out!

May 11, 2016 @ 2:08 PM

Meet our NAJYRC Team Competitors

Region 5 has a large team of Junior and Young Rider competitors this year.  Read below to learn more about each team member.  Fundraising opportunities are also available to help the team.  See this Flyer for more information on how to hire some Junior/Young Riders to be your “Show Elves” and do your dirty work at upcoming dressage shows.  Braiding, set up, night check, and tack cleaning are just a few of the services these Junior/Young Riders are offering.


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