Donida Dressage Schooling Show Series

Donida Farm Dressage Schooling Shows provide the opportunity to ride a dressage test in a recognized show setting but with the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of a schooling show. Perfect for riders new to competition or young horses starting their show careers. Classes are held both indoors and outdoors. Pending weather. Classes offered range from Intro Level all the way to Grand Prix, as well as USEA Eventing dressage tests and USEF Western dressage tests. You can also compete in Musical Freestyle in front of a judge or ride a practice freestyle test. 

Donida Dressage Series Dates

October 12, 2019 – 3-in-1 Dressage, Event Derby & Jumping
November 9, 2019 – Dressage
December 7, 2019 – Dressage
February 15, 2020 – Dressage
March 21, 2020 – Dressage
April 11, 2020 – Dressage
May 2, 2020 – 3-in-1 Dressage, Event Derby & Jumping

Class List

1. Intro Level A (short court)
2. Intro Level B (short court)
3. Intro Level C (short court)
4. USEA Eventing Dressage 2018 Test of Choice (short court)
5. USEF Western Dressage Test of Choice
6. Training Level Test 1
7. Training Level Test of Choice
8. Training Level Test 3
9. First Level Test 1
10. First Level Test of Choice
11. First Level Test 3
12. Second Level Test of Choice
13. Third Level Test of Choice
14. Fourth Level Test of Choice
15. FEI Test of Choice
16. Musical Freestyle- cd only
17. Musical Freestyle Practice Sessions – not judged
18. Dressage Seat Equitation

Next show: December 7, 2019 — Click here for online entry

Note: All entries must be submitted online. Entries close at 5pm on the Sunday before the show.

About the Show

WE WILL BE USING THE 2019 TESTS (not all tests have changed)

Riders may ride more than once in each class. Be sure to indicate which test you are riding in the Test of Choice (TOC) classes. If you do not indicate a test, we will put you in Test 3. Ride times will be posted on here by Wednesday pm.

Prizes: 1-5 place ribbons awarded in each class. Award to first with 3 or more entries in the class.

Warm Up and Schooling: We provide an indoor arena for warm-up in addition to our spacious outdoor rings. Lunging is permitted in designated outdoor lunging areas only.

Concessions are available on the show grounds. The “ol’ Western Bunk House” may be available for your group. Contact Gwen.

Stabling: Stalls will be available after 1pm on the Friday before the show. If you have ANY stabling issues/requests you MUST contact Denise – 253-334-9842/ Riders are NOT allowed to make changes to the stabling ie: moving stall labels. We assign stabling for a variety or reasons and any/all changes MUST go through Denise.

Schooling only: If you just want to bring a horse to school, you will need to pay for a day stall ($25.00) and a schooling fee of $30.00 for warm up arena use only. Horses must wear their number and abide by the rules. Any dangerous horses may be asked to leave.

*No refund of entry fees without a vet or physicians certificate. The only exception would be if the weather forces cancellation or shut down of show. Cancellation of entries BEFORE the closing date may be rolled over to next show, less office and stall fee.


Show manager: Gwen Blake 360-507-9306 (phone or text)
Show secretary: Jeannette Parrett,


1. A signed copy of the Rules Form must be turned in prior to your first class.
2. Anyone under 18 years of age must wear an ASTM/SEI-approved equestrian safety helmet.
3. This is a schooling show, show attire not required. All participants must wear boot with at least 1” heels. No shorts please.
4. Participants must pay for all classes in full prior to the start of the show.
5. The judges’ decisions are final.
6. Grounds for disqualification and expulsion w/o a refund: unsportsmanlike conduct, use of severe bits or training devices, unruly or out-of-control horses, mistreatment of any horse as determined by show staff or judges, or exhibiting a horse that is exhausted, injured, or lame.
7. Any disputes or problems during the show should be brought to the attention of the show manager at the show office.
8. Horses should not be tied to any arena fence, stall, or any place that would constitute a hazard. Horses may not be tied to trailers.
9. Park horse trailers in designated trailer parking area only.
10. Spectator parking in designated area only.
11. Keep fire lanes open at all times.
12. No horses allowed onto facility without being stalled and release signed.
13. No dogs allowed on the show grounds
14. Please lunge in designated areas only.
15. Use manure wagons to dispose of stall manure only.
16. A-barn wash-racks for boarder residents only. Public rack outside “C” barn, “D” barn, and “E” barn
17. Pick up garbage and place in or next to dumpster or cans.
18. No stall construction changes allowed. Any damage to stalls will incur a fee.
19. No nails in stall. Tack stalls will be charged $20.00 for nails.
20. No riding on racetrack
21. Donida Farm boarders have the right to use the warm-up areas.

NOTE: Classes may be combined, divided or cancelled upon manager’s decision.