Eventing Announcements

Congratulations to our VP of Eventing, Eric Dierks on winning a USDF GMO Award

IDCTA is proud to announce that our very own VP of Dressage, Eric Dierks, was awarded first place for “Best General Interest Article” for a USDF GMO with 175-499 members 2020 and 2021. 

Eric is a frequent contributor to the IDCTA Scribe.

For 2020 -The article submitted for this award was titled “Achieving Steps Forward Into A Foggy Future,” and appeared in the May 2020 IDCTA Scribe. The article was judged by a three-judge panel comprised of one representative from each of the USDF Councils: Administrative Council, Technical Council, and Activities Council. Factors considered in the judges’ final opinions were: Innovation, Promotion of Goodwill toward the Organization, Appeal, Promotion of Dressage, Service to Membership, Interest Generated and Organization.

2021 -The article submitted was from “Eric’s Training Corner” from Illinois Dressage & Combined Training Association newsletter, Eric Dierks has as won the award for Best General Interest Article for a GMO with 175-499 members.

We couldn’t be more proud of Eric and his committment to IDCTA, and we are looking forward to more contributions in the future.

 

The IDCTA Eventing Committee Presents:

IDCTA Winter Fitness Challenge For Horse and Rider

Thank you to Elizabeth Harrington and Denise Hanna, for providing us with these instructional videos. The participants will receive their ribbons at the Year-end Awards Banquet.

Watch the video, Start the exercises and sign up for the challenge and track your progress!

Improve your results in the Show Ring!  

Month 1 –  Watch the First Video 

Month 2  – Watch the Second Video

Month 3 –  Watch Third Video

Past Livestream Recordings

A Live-Stream Interview: Getting to Know Your TD with Matt Trynoski|
April 21st, 2022 

Click Here for the session recording

Interview with Denny Emerson

He and Eric Dierks will be discussing his New Book: “Begin and Begin Again”| March 17, 2022

Jennifer Rousseau – Introduction of the USEA Eventing Handbook “By The Levels”| February 28, 2022

Click Here for Zoom Recording

Buck Davidson| January 19, 2022


Doug Payne| June 9, 2021

CLICK HERE FOR ZOOM RECORDING 

Will Faudree| May 12, 2021

CLICK HERE FOR ZOOM RECORDING

David O’Connor | March 10, 2021

CLICK HERE FOR ZOOM RECORDING

Jimmy Wofford | February 10, 2021

CLICK HERE FOR ZOOM RECORDING

Denny Emerson | January 13, 2021

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ZOOM RECORDING


Marilyn Payne | November 4th and December 9th

CLICK HERE for a recording of our November 4th Live-Stream Interview

CLICK HERE for a recording of our  December 9th Live-Stream Interview

In response to all the changes and challenges made due to the COVID-19, it is hard to keep up with what recognized events are cancelled and/or rescheduled. Here is a simplified link to make your search a bit easier. Shows and educational events may cancel or reschedule, but we all have everyone’s best interest at heart.

Ride safe,

Eric G. Dierks, VP Eventing

CLICK HERE FOR USEA RULE BOOK

CLICK HERE FOR USEA COVID-19 RESOURCES