PVDA Ride for Life

Rider Donations

Riders – Take the Challenge!
2012 High Pledge Winner

Since 2004, the Potomac Valley Dressage Association has dedicated one of its four annual licensed Dressage Shows to raise funds in support of Breast Cancer Research. Take the challenge this year and set a personal goal to help raise donations, even if it’s just $100. If everyone participated with that pledge goal, we would increase our rider donations by almost $20,000! A huge contribution to helping make a difference in someone’s life.

How it Works: Riders raise donations while competing for High Pledge Ribbons and Overall High Pledge Awards. This year, we are continuing the benefits for riders raising donations for the Johns Hopkins Breast Center which include our Rider Plateau Awards and High Pledge Awards in five categories. See more information below:

Rider donations consist of personal or business pledges, and you can donate online.

Rider Donation Forms

Phantom Horse Class

When a call went out for ideas to increase fundraising participation for the PVDA Ride for Life, the concept for this class was suggested by a PVDA member. This class provides the opportunity for those not competing at the Ride for Life show, who ride another discipline, or who are volunteering to still raise funds for the Quality of Life Research Fund. Now everyone can participate!

Download the entry form for the Phantom Horse Class

“Riders” compete on “phantom horses,” but instead of placing by score, class ribbons are awarded based on the amount of donations collected.

Entrants are eligible for:

  • High Pledge Ribbons
  • Overall High Pledge Awards
  • Rider Plateau Awards

2013 High Pledge Winners

(L-R) Laura Ryan, Jennifer Tingley, Jeannette Bair, Jessica Katz, Victoria Ridgway

(L-R) Laura Ryan, Jennifer Tingley, Jeannette Bair, Jessica Katz, Victoria Ridgway

Junior/Young Rider Division

  • Champion – Victoria Ridgway
  • Reserve – Emily Hume
  • Third – Cara Bollinger

Adult Amateur Division

  • Champion – Jeannette Bair
  • Reserve – Laura Ryan
  • Third – Annmari Ingersoll

Professional Division

  • Champion – Cherie Chauvin
  • Reserve – Trisha DeRosa
  • Third – Shera Ruben

Phantom Division

  • Champion – Shari Glickman
  • Reserve – Jennifer Tingley
  • Third – Jessica Katz

2013 Rider Plateau Awards – Gold Level, Silver Level and Bronze Level Winners

Gold Level

  • Jeannette Bair
  • Shari Glickman
  • Jennifer Tingley
  • Laura Ryan
  • Jessica Katz
Silver Level

  • Annmari Ingersoll
  • Sharnette Atkinson
  • Michele Wellman
  • Stephani Bann
  • Pat Artimovich
Bronze Level

  • Victoria Ridgway
  • Adrienne Wisenberg
  • Shari Packard
  • Cherie Chauvin

 

Previous High Pledge Winners

2012 High Pledge Winners

  • Jr/Yr – Victoria Ridgeway
  • Open – Cherie Chauvin
  • Phantom – Jessica Katz
  • Adult Amateur – Jeannette Bair

2012 Rider Plateau Awards – Gold Level, Silver Level and Bronze Level Winners

Gold Level

  • Jeannette Bair
  • Shari Glickman
  • Jennifer Tingley
Silver Level

  • Annmari Ingersoll
  • Sharnette Purks Atkinson
  • Karen Jacob
  • Shari Packard
  • Cherie Chauvin
Bronze Level

  • Stephani Bann
  • Vanessa Swartz
  • Rebecca Mouras
  • Laura Virginia Ryan

2011 High Pledge Winners

  • JR/YR – Courtney Swartz
  • Amateur – Jeannette Bair
  • Open – Julie Bottum – Sons of the Wind
  • Phantom Horse – Jessica Katz

2010 High Pledge Winners

  • Adult Amateur – Jeannette Bair
  • Open – Cherie Chauvin
  • Jr/Yr – Courtney Swartz
  • Phantom – Carolyn DelGrosso

2009 High Pledge Winners

  • Adult Amateur – Jeannette Bair
  • Open – Vanessa Swartz
  • Jr/Yr – Julia Van Steinberg
  • Phantom – Carolyn DelGrosso

2008 High Pledge Winners

  • Adult Amateur – Jeannette Bair
  • Open – David Linn
  • Jr/Yr – Christina Davis
  • Phantom – Liz Erwin

2007 High Pledge Winners

  • Adult Amateur – Jennifer Tingley