PVDA Ride for Life


PVDA Ride for Life competitor

The PVDA Ride for Life is both a dressage show and a benefit for breast cancer quality of life research at the Johns Hopkins Breast Center. The dressage show is one of four annual USDF/USEF Licensed (recognized) shows sponsored by the PVDA.

The 2014 PVDA Ride for Life show will once again be held at Prince Georges Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD. Come and compete for a good cause!

Don’t forget to participate in the stall decorating contest!

Mark your Calendar for June 20th-22nd, 2014!

2014 Show Information

Show Results!

  • 2014 – Coming Soon!
  • Past Results – Please visit the USDF Website

2013 Breed Awards

Thank to our wonderful sponsors for making the following awards possible and recognizing the amazing variety of breeds that partake in dressage!

Appaloosa – Sponsored by Kathy Coviello and FSApHC

  • Adult Amateur – Waps Serenade ridden by Katie Bott

Welsh Pony and Cob – Sponsored by David Smith

  • Adult Amateur – Tide Creek Diablo ridden by Stephani Bann
  • JR/YR – Kacey Majorette ridden by Caroline Tedford

Thoroughbred – Sponsored by Pierre Renard Embroiderd Designs and Greta Boylston

  • Adult Amateur – Queen of Pheoba ridden by Jane Gilbert
  • JR/YR – Ghost Story ridden by Lauren Hipps
  • Open – Dusty Dazing ridden by Cherie Chauvin

Half Arab – Sponsored by Joan Vogel

  • Adult Amateur – Ottomatic ridden by Mary Callan
  • JR/YR – Magical Illusion ridden by Victoria Ridgway
  • Open – Elizabeth ridden by Gretchen Knowles

Holsteiner – Sponsored by Will and Sharnette Atkinson

  • Adult Amateur – Cezanne ridden by Pat Artimovich
  • JR/YR – Adagio ridden by Carmen Torres
  • Open – Cezanne ridden by Trisha DeRosa

Draft Cross – Sponsored by Valerie Mallder

  • Adult Amateur – Cirque du Soleil ridden by Valerie Mallder
  • Open – Cirque du Soleil ridden by Trisha DeRosa

Quarter Horse – Sponsored by You Lucky Dog

  • Adult Amateur – Scooter ridden by Anita Kennedy
  • JR/YR – Benfield ridden by Olivia Mott

Swedish Warmblood – Sponsored by Henry Murray Insurance

  • Adult Amateur – Big Easy ridden by Susan Donohue
  • Open – Gustav ridden by Lucy Wilson

Hanoverian – Sponsored by MidAtlantic Horse Breeders Club

  • Adult Amateur – FDF Willoughby ridden by Shari Packard
  • JR/YR – Deverden ridden by Kaitlin Blythe
  • Open – Hot Date LHF ridden by Kymberly Pullen

Oldenburg GOV – Sponsored by Goodness Ridge Farm

  • Adult Amateur – Quarterflash ridden by Marne Martin-Tucker
  • JR/YR – Dragonheart 18 ridden by Abigail Bauer
  • Open – Shedaisy ridden by Ashley Kennedy

Oldenburg – Sponsored by Windy Oak Farm

  • Adult Amateur – Grand Persuasion ridden by Ashley Singer
  • Open – Johnny Road ridden by Lauren Sprieser

Pony All Breeds – Sponsored by Flying Chesterfield Farm

  • Adult Amateur – Tide Creek Diablo ridden by Stephani Bann
  • JR/YR – Blaze ridden by Emily Hume
  • Open – Whisper to Heaven ridden by Domenique Carson


Do you want to get involved and help us make this show the best it can be?

We have many positions open before, during and after the show. We need your help!

Even if you are competing in the licensed show, we can use your help in planning and even after the show writing thank you notes. We have volunteer positions from small to huge available. Earn PVDA volunteer hours toward year end awards, or just donate your time for a good cause.

For more information, who to contact and to sign up, visit our Volunteer Page