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~~~~~ October News and Communications ~~~~~

Stacey Berry Memorial Show UPDATE:

Due to the Little Valley Fire in Washoe Valley, the Stacey Berry Memorial Show has been cancelled.

2016 Stacey Berry Memorial Scholarship:

A $250 scholarship is awarded each year to an Adult Amateur SN Chapter member. Deadline for scholarship applications is November 1st and the recipient will be announced at the next chapter meeting, November 14th. Applications should be mailed to the SN Chapter PO Box 2637 Carson City, NV 89702. The scholarship will be awarded at the SN Chapter Year End Award Party.

Application deadline will be announced by the SN Chapter in the meeting minutes and on the website. The scholarship will be awarded at the SN Year End Awards Party. The grant must be used within 12 months of receiving the $250 scholarship fund. A grant recipient may not win the scholarship two consecutive years or twice in five years.

Selection Criteria:

SNC-CDS Standing Rules (Updated)

Please take a moment to look over the new revised Chapter Standing Rules. Changes have been made to rules regarding amateur and junior clinics, trainer awards, year end awards and more and we encourage all chapter members to review.

SNC Chapter Standing Rules

Changes will take effect January 1, 2017


Custom Stock Ties, Belts & Purses:

Need a new stock tie or vintage pin to spiff up your show attire? Looking for a one of a kind purse or belt? Dara James Designs proudly introduces new stock tie designs for the dressage show ring! Dara James Designs was founded by our very own SNC member, Susan Ward. All Dara James Designs products are hand made to the highest quality level. A portion of proceeds will go to the Equestrian Aid Foundation, specifically for those affected by breast cancer. Visit www.darajamesdesigns.com.


Chapter meetings are held one evening each month unless otherwise determined by the Board Of Directors. The location of the meetings will be posted to the web site and announced to the group prior to the meetings. Meetings are open to the membership.

Next Chapter Meeting: Monday November 14th at 6:30pm at Whispering Vine off Foothill Rd.


If you would like to stay up to date with current events in the chapter, join our SNC-CDS e-mail list. All announcements regarding ride times, show results and the newsletter are sent out via the list. To sign up for the list, go to the Yahoo SNC-CDS page and click on "Join". If you have any problems signing up on Yahoo or other questions please feel free to contact us.

To become a Sierra Nevada Chapter member of the California Dressage Society, please use the following link Join CDS.If you wish to be a member of SNC please make that your chapter preference.