2021 Show Calendar


Santa Barbara CDS offers two USEF / USDF Rated shows a year at the lovely Earl Warren Showgrounds. We enjoy the best weather, and it is always cool and clear with great footing, stabling and parking! We select the best judges and have a lot of fun at our shows!


Please come join us! Be sure to check back frequently as we add information regularly. Hotel recommendations here.


Summer Dressage in Santa Barbara

DATES: August 21st-22nd

About Our Summer Show:

JUDGE: Melonie Kessler, “S”

VENUE: Earl Warren Showgrounds 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, California


USEF/USDF #327640 - Level 2


Entries Close and must be postmarked by August 9, 2021

Entries postmarked after this date are subject to a late fee.

Enter online at www.equestrianentries.com for an efficient and COMPLETE way to enter the show!


SBC-CDS Virtual Shows

DATES: Sue Curry Memorial Show  July 30 - August 1, Autumn Show October 22 - 24

About Our Virtual Horse Shows:

SHOW MANAGER: Gina G. von der Burg
OFFICE: Virtual Horse Sport
FEE:  $40

All Inclusive.  No drug, office, boarding or other fees.

SHOW HIGH POINT AWARD - VirtualHorseSport.com Cap
Chapter Awards Eligible for CDS members


  • Dressage Tests available: Classical, Freestyles, Western, Para, Eventing, and Working Equitation Dressage Tests of Choice

  • Ride at any location. Home Court, Boarding Court or similar.

  • Short or Long Court  and “close enough” court

  • Optional Private Video

  • Private Access to Complete Test Results & Comments

  • 4 ways to upload: Direct, YouTube, Google Drop or email

  • Instant Public Scoreboard

  • Readable comments up to a paragraph in length

  • Show clothing not required


Now accepting entries for our Sue Curry Memorial Show

Save the Date! Coming Soon!

Check back here soon for additional information on the following shows:

November 13th

Dressage in Santa Ynez Valley

CDS Rated Dressage in Santa Ynez Valley / Santa Ynez Equestrian Center 

JUDGE: Melissa Creswick "S"

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Year-End Awards Program


See Standing Rules Here 

III Programs,  SBC-CDS Year End Awards

Submit Scores to: sbccdsshows (at) gmail.com