Schooling Shows

2017 FADS at By Chance Farm Dressage Schooling Show Series – Win More than a Ribbon!


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We will be hosting seven OPEN Dressage Schooling shows in 2017!

Series Show #1 – March 25 – Judge: Peggy Pariso (r)

Series Show #2 – April 15 – Judge: Wanja Gerlach (L)

Series Show #3 – May 13 – Judge: Dilly Jackson (L)

Series Show #4 – June 25 – Judge: Suzy Floyd (L)

Series Show #5 – July 23 – Judge: Jessie Ginsburg (r)

Series Show #6 – September 23 – Judge: Angi Voss (r)

Series Show #7 – October 28 – Judge: Donna Gatchell (L) – A Benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation


Year End Awards for Champion Money Earner and Reserve Money Earner

Prizes will be awarded after Series Show #7 once we tally up the money totals earned throughout the series.

In 2014, our Stakes Class participants took home almost $700!!

We Need You! Volunteer and Earn Rewards!

Volunteer for one of our shows and you can earn your choice of a $25 entry to one of our FADS shows OR 2 passes to school at the farm using our indoor, dressage ring, jumps and trails, a $30 value! Of course, don’t forget the fabulous food we’ll feed you and all the fun you’ll have supporting our shows! Get more information on our Volunteer page.
Schooling Show

  1. USDF Intro TOC
  2. USEF Training Level TOC
  3. USEF First Level TOC
  4. USEF Second Level TOC
  5. USEF Third Level TOC
  6. USEF Fourth Level TOC
  7. FEI TOC
  9. USEF Western
  10. Gaited Dressage TOC

Rules and Entry Information:

  1. Classes may be combined or split at manager’s discretion. (Stakes classes will only be combined with other Stakes classes)
  2. 2014 USEA Eventing Tests, 2015 USDF/USEF (2013 Western Dressage) Tests and Current FEI Tests will be used. Gaited entrants must provide a copy of the test with entry.
  3. Introductory Level (USDF and Western Dressage) and USEA Beginner Novice through Preliminary A will be ridden in a small (20m X 40m) arena.
  4. Casual attire. All humans must wear ASTM/SEI approved helmets while mounted.
  5. Ride times will be posted on the website, by the Thursday before the show.
  6. Entry Fees:
    • Classes 1-10: $25 per ride
    • Stakes Upgrade: $10 per ride
  7. Prizes: Ribbons awarded through 6th place.
  8. Stakes Classes are guaranteed to pay through 4th place.  If entries warrant, more places will pay out.  Money added for all Stakes Classes courtesy of our Sponsors. Payout: 1st – 40%, 2nd – 30%, 3rd – 20%, 4th – 10%
  9. In the case of over subscription, please note first choice of test/class on entry form.
  10. Scratches before the closing date – full refund. No refunds after the closing date unless entry can be filled from a wait list. Entries must be received by the closing date. Show held rain or shine. $35 fee assessed for all returned checks.

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For a printable prize list click the link below:
2017 BCF Dressage Schooling Show Prize List

For a printable Entry Form:
BCF Schooling Show Entry

Secure Online Payments, click the link below:
Pay Online

Online payments are available through Select the appropriate test and choose between the regular class or the Stakes, Money class. All prices include a small convenience fee for using your credit card. Please include your name, horses name and special instructions in the notes section and mail your coggins test and signed entry form to the address indicated on the prize list. Thanks!

Our Schooling Shows are a proud part of the Frederick Area Dressage Shows.
For more shows in the FADS series and year end award information, please