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Clinician - Stephanie Schauer


Stephanie is an accomplished dressage rider and trainer. She has trained several horses to FEI levels and loves working with young horses to give them a good foundation. She works with horses and riders of all levels to help them reach their goals.

Stephanie grew up riding under the watchful eyes of Willy Arts at DG Bar Ranch. She has made her way up through the levels on numerous horses, winning several year end awards and championships both as a Junior and in the open classes. With JW she competed twice at the Cosequin Junior Young Rider Championships, earning a team silver medal in both 2001 and 2002. In 2004, with Jasper, she earned a spot on the Region 7 YR team and they won a team gold medal. In 2012, Stephanie and Bonameer DG competed in Chicago at the USDF Young Horse Championships.


2017 CDS JR/YR Clinic

March 31 - April 2

W Farms, Chino Hills



L.A. Chapter is sponsoring two riders, Lauren Tomasula and Kristyna Lukacova. The clinic is Saturday and Sunday, 8am to 3:15pm, at W Farms. Auditing is free; come out to watch, learn, and support our future stars! (bring your own chair).


Representative Selection Process


Rider Requirements:

  • Must be a current member of L.A. Chapter

  • Under 22 years old

  • Must have access to a healthy horse and be able to walk, trot, and canter with ease

  • Should be able to arrive on Friday, March 31, for the evening “Meet and Greet” and participate in the clinic both days

Application Process:

  1. Fill out the application

  2. Write a paragraph on your riding background, your horse's information, including age, breed, and level being shown, and state your riding goals

  3. Mail or email application and paragraph


Riders were chosen by drawing. The winners and two alternates' names were chosen at the same time on March 17.


L.A. Chapter will pay for the lessons for one rider to attend the clinic. All other expenses, such as stalls, shavings, transportation, hotel, and food will be the responsibility of the rider.

2015 Recap


Read what L.A. Chapter member Bryce Quinto had to say a previous CDS Southern JR/YR Clinic in Members & News.

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