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March Activity! Join us for an unmounted Mental Skills Workshop with the noted Equestrian Sports Psychologist Tonya Johnston. The workshop will be held at NCEFT on 5March. To sign-up or any questions contact Michele Deluna 415-307-9119 or Find out more about Tonya at Spots are limited.

Join us for our Freestyle Clinic with Luna Tunes and Cynthia Collins

April 23 and 24, 2016 at at Rancho Viejo, Menlo Park


The clinic is $150 per horse plus a $25 ring fee.  Riders will be taken on a first come first serve basis

There will be a lecture on Friday April 22 .  All are welcome to the lecture .  Cost of lecture is $25 for non-clinic riders.  Riders in the clinic are free.

Clinic auditors are $25 for the 2 days

To sign-up or any questions contact Michele Deluna 415-307-9119 or

For more information about Cynthia Collins, visit her website at


jackyDecember 17,2015 – The Dressage Foundation has announced thata total of $2,500 has been awarded toseven young professionals from the Captain Jack Fritz Young Professionals Fund. The grants will be used by the individuals to attend the USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program held in Florida January 16-17, 2016.

Cody Armstrong (VA), Rebecca Kuc (PA), Bailey McCallum (IA),Jaclyn Meinen (CA), Kassidy Peacock (TX), Emily Staadecker (NC), and Katelyn Young (NC) have each been awarded a Grant to attend the Young Rider Graduate Program because they demonstrated financial need and dedication to dressage in their applications.

“Carol Lavell had a wonderful mentor in Captain Jack Fritz, and she wanted to honor his memory in this way,” said Jenny Johnson, TDF’s Executive Director. “We, in turn, are proud to offer this financial support to deserving young professionals. Their developmentis vital to the future success of dressage in the United States.”

Additionally, The Dressage Foundation provided a $15,000 grant directly to USDF for the Young Rider Graduate Program, in order to help keep the costs reasonable for all attendees.

For more information about The Dressage Foundation, visit or contact Jenny Johnson at (402) 434-8585 or

The Dressage Foundation
The Dressage Foundation is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, tax-exempt, donor-driven organization that is dedicated to supporting and advancing the sport of dressage. The organization solicits contributions, appropriately allocates the donations, and awards grants and scholarships to dressage riders of all ages and levels. For more information, please visit

Board Positions Open

December 10, 2015

We have three board positions opening up as some of our board members have completed their 3 years. If you are interested in running for a board position or being a committee chair, please notify Gigi. We are would like to have nominations in by 20December.

Recent events

December 4, 2015

The very successful Dirk Glitz clinic (Nov14) and the Lisa Wilcox clinic reports are posted on Facebook, as is the competition report from the Kentucky Championships from Michele DeLuna. Visit our FB page for information and pictures.

2016 Member Survey

September 14, 2015

This week, we resent the Member Survey via email to our members.  Please let us know if you did not receive it!  Please fill it out, we want to know what you think and what you would like for us as a chapter to provide in 2016!  We will publish the results next month.

Also, please visit our Facebook page.  We are going to be announcing some clinics and new activities for the upcoming quarter and early 2016.

Finally, many of our members are competing at the championships at Rancho Murietta this coming week.  We want to wish all our competitors the best luck and the best tests they can ride.  Let us know how you did and your comments and observations.  Most of the SFP board will be at the competition, so please feel free to meet with us and say hello!

There will be a board meeting at NCEFT on Sunday, 9/13 at noon.

It will be a strategy/planning meeting for 2016 activities.  All are welcome.

Sorry for the delay but the SFP chapter is pleased to present the High Point Winners for Sunday, 6/7.  Please contact gigic9 AT aol DOT com for your prizes!

Amateur Training – Michele DeLuna & Odessa 75.870%
Jr/YR Training     – Lucienne Bacon & Serenade 68.654%
Open Training     – Lauren Winfield & Don Diego 74.615%
Amateur 1st-4th – Gretta Williams & Dantares 70.625%
JR/YR 1st-4th    – Taylor Saunders & Bella Noche 70.625%
Open 1st – 4th   – Katie Hoefs-Martin & Argentum BSH 70.854%
Adult Amateur FEI – Jennifer Shearer & Arento 64.605%
JR/YR FEI – Shae-Bella Lovazzano & Tracio 65.395%
Open FEI – Katie Hoefs-Martin & Cefiro do Ceu 63.553
The trophy recipients can be found HERE

The June 22nd Board meeting will be held on a conference call.  The meeting will be at 7pm.  Please contact Gigi Noerr at the address on the left for dial-in information