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Friday, January 13, 2023 at 8:00 AM PST
Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 4:00 PM PST

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Los Angles Equestrian Center
480 Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91506
Embassy Suites Glendale - 818-550-0828
800 N Central Ave
Glendale, CA 9120



Paula Langan 
California Dressage Society 

California Dressage Society Presents

A triangulation
of Riding, Judging & Education

Learn from the top judges, educators and riders

Register Now!


January 13-15, 2023, Los Angeles
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The highlight of the CDS 2023 Annual Meeting is the day long symposium on Saturday, January 14th at the LA Equestrian Center.  It will be an exciting Triangulation of Riding / Judging / Education with great shopping, raffles and cocktail party!

Want to improve your test scores?  Want to hear what the judges are looking for?  Want to see how professional riders prepare to ride a test?  Good news!  The CDS 2023 Let’s Ride Dressage!Symposium will help jump start your new year for success!  

Our host is Michael Osinski – renown FEI/USEF Judge, trainer, rider and he is on the USDF National Test Change committee.  And, there will be a fantastic panel of highly regarded judges – Hilda Gurney, Melissa Creswick, Janet Curtis – that will assist in helping you understand what judges are looking for and how to improve your test.  The demonstration riders will be local professionals that will show off their fancy horses and their amazing riding abilities

Come Join US!!!  

World renown judges and riders.  Lunch, Shopping and amazing Raffles will add to the fun.  And, there will be even more excitement with a Cocktail Party and Fashion Show including appetizers and wine & beer after the riding is completed.  In addition to regular Equidome seats, CDS will have VIP tables (seats eight includes lunch and cocktail party) on the floor by the riding arena.  Bring your friends and don’t miss out on this fun social event of the year!!!  Visit the CDS website to take advantage of early registration discounts.



Mike Osinski is a USEF “S” Dressage and FEI 4* Dressage and Young Horse Judge and has been approved to the USDF L Program Faculty.
Mike has vast experience in judging, teaching, and riding. He has taught a USEF "R” Dressage Judge Training program, served as a United States Pony Club examiner, and been a guest speaker at the USEF Young Dressage Horse National Championships. With all of his accomplishments and experience, he is sure to give an inspiring and educational review of training for the new national tests.


Hilda is an USEF “S” judge and FEI “I” judge retired.
Hilda is a two time Olympian, with one Bronze Medal, three Gold Medals at three Pan Am Games. She is also a two time USDF Breeder of the Year. In 2007 she was inducted into the USDF Hall of Fame.  Hilda has been one of the best American dressage competitors for the past 34 years.

She is an “S” rated USEF dressage judge.  She has competed through Grand Prix and is a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold USDF Medalist and was nationally ranked in PSG. Melissa was on the faculty of the Sport Horse Committee and the Editorial Board Committee at USDF.
She also has an active judging and clinic schedule and a passion for the education of horses and riders in dressage.

Jan Curtis is an “S” judge who rides, trains and teaches at Nellie Gail Ranch in Laguna Hills, CA.  Her riding accomplishments include the bronze, silver and gold medals. In 1994, her horse, Rosenthal, a Swedish Warmblood, was chosen to participate in the Olympic Festival. Then in the late 1990”s she competed extensively and successfully at Grand Prix on her Russian Warmblood. In addition, she judges and clinics extensively. Jan just retired from her other career at Long Beach City College as a Health Science professor for 38 years. In between judging assignments, she and her husband spend much of their time traveling around the world for business and pleasure.  

10:00am- 5:00pm          CDS BOARD MEETING

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14 – Los Angeles Equestrian Center, Burbank CA 
8:00 am - 9:00 am           Registration
9:00 am - 11:30 am         New Test Overview
9:30 am - 11:30 am         Training - Third Level Riding
11:30 am - 12:30 pm       Lunch and Shopping, New Saddle Technologies
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm         Fourth level – Grand Prix Riding
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm           Honors Club “Lifetime Achievement” Award  
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm           Mike Osinski and Riders Panel Discussion
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm           “Thank you” Award
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm           Raffle Winners
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm           Cocktail Party and Fashion Show ( Party! )

       8:30 pm -      3:00 pm     CDS ANNUAL MEETING, CHAPTER ROUNDTABLES, AWARDS