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KDCTA FALL SHOW Registration Form

        NOTICE:  Sept. 22nd Show-On-line Registration is now available.

ONLINE Show Registration link

                                        or go to

Registering for your classes on-line will make registration on show day quick and easy.

(use above link-click on the ONLINE ENTRY button in the middle of the page or schedule button to view the class lists)

Dressage classes must be pre-paid.  Mail check and Fall Dressage Show Registration Form to the show secretary by the closing date to avoid post entry fees.

IMPORTANT! If following the CPHC Circuit you must be a CPHC member to qualify for year end awards however if just showing at the KDCTA show, it is NOT necessary to be a CPHC member.

 Please see the CPHC website ( for additional information

KDCTA Spring / Fall Shows

KDCTA Spring Dressage Show @ Harmony Horsemanship Center on May 12, 2018

- Judge TBA
- Grounds fee is $20 per horse/rider combination (Junior fee=$15 per horse/rider)
- Class fee is $25/class (Junior fee=$20)
- ALL classes must be pre-registered!
- Limited number of rides to be scheduled so only the first 40 registered will be accepted (unless entries warrant a second judge).
- (Please note, the KDCTA Spring Show will offer Dressage classes ONLY and will use small dressage arena 20M X 40M.)
- Western Dressage classes too!

Register on-line AND MAIL Registration form with Coggins and payment.  Must include payment to get ride times.  Must be postmarked and mailed to Megan Putnam, Show Secretary, by May 4, 2018   ***Late fee of $20 will be enforced for any entries postmarked after the deadline of May 4th. ***

This placing system will expedite test results and ribbon assignments. We will be using the Danish System for the Schooling Shows. This system is being implemented in various areas of the country. Tests will be pinned as follows:
BLUE = 67% or higher
RED = 62% - 66.999%
YELLOW = 57% - 61.999%
WHITE = 52% - 56.999%
PINK = 47% - 51.999%
GREEN = 42% - 46.999%
Harmony Horsemanship Center is owned by Christine Wertz. This show will utilize the small arena format for all rides. Information about Harmony Horsemanship Center can be found on their website:

 Check here for Volunteer Information

Show Manager: Megan Putnam  814-933-7754

KDCTA Open Show @ Huntingdon Horseman's Show Grounds on Saturday June 23, 2018

Open Show with Hunter, Jumper, Flat, and Fun Classes

Judge: TBA

Show Manager: Megan Putnam    814-933-7754

Register on-line, Pay and make changes on show day.

KDCTA Fall show @ Grange Fairgrounds on SATURDAY, September 22, 2018

Dressage Judge: TBA
Hunter Judge: TBA 

Grange Fairground is located at 169 Homan Lane, Centre Hall, 16828 PA
GRANGE FAIRGROUNDS DIRECTIONS:  From Route 322, take RT 45 East to Centre Hall. From Rt. 144, take RT 45 West to
 Boalsburg/State College. Use Homan Lane entrance (right beside Farm Credit Bureau) to reach the horse rings.
  • If riding in both rings, MUST PRE-RESISTER
  • If riding dressage tests, MUST PRE-REGISTER
  • To receive TEST RIDE TIMES include e-mail address on entry
  • RIDE TIMES to be posted on the website by Thursday prior to the show


Show Manager: Megan Putnam  814-933-7754

KDCTA Scholarship Award

  • Two Appreciation Awards given each year.
  • Scholarships are for use in paying for participation in a show or clinic (for example, registration and travel expenses).
  • Scholarships must be used within a year of receipt.
  • Within three months after scholarship use, the recipient must present a brief program on his or her experiences during a regular monthly KDCTA meeting.

Eligibility Rules:

1. Applicant must be a KDCTA member in good standing (KDCTA officers are not eligible for this award).

2. Applicant must have been a volunteer for pre-show set up or post-show take down for at least one KDCTA show in the current year.

3. Applicant must work a minimum of 3 hours during a KDCTA show.

To apply for the Volunteer Appreciation Award, complete the application form and submit to Emily Furumoto, KDCTA President. Recipients will be chosen by a committee of KDCTA officers.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at one of our shows!!!


If you are able to help out any time during the day, please stop by the office and we will find a job for you 


Please consider volunteering your skills and time to help during the KDCTA shows.

Volunteers are the key to a great show. We always welcome any help for show set up (Friday evening prior to the Saturday Spring show and Saturday evening prior to the Sunday Fall show) AND tear down directly after the last ride. Volunteers working 4+ hours get a lunch voucher. Check out the info below and contact Stephanie for more info

Show day jobs include (but not limited to):

  1. Runners for dressage tests
  2. Scribes
  3. Gate helpers (Dressage and Hunter rings)
  4. Scoring and ribbons for Dressage ring
  5. Runner(s) for announcer's booth to update Hunter entries
  6. Announcers
  7. Stall check-in help

Thank you to all who have volunteered in the past and to everyone who will in the future!

Miscellaneous Show Information

Below is some miscellaneous information about showing dressage:

USDF Helmet Rule (effective March 1, 2011)

Dressage tests changed in 2011: 

 Western Dressage Association         Western Dressage Tests

USEF Dressage Attire and Equipment  Learn which bits, whips, spurs, and attire are "legal" for shows. Schooling show attire tends to be less formal.

Volunteer Opportunities  Show day volunteer jobs and descriptions - What can you do to help?

The Dressage Arena  Letters, dimensions, and layout (or get the full document here).  


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