Recognized Shows

KCDS hosts 2 recognized dressage shows each year that include classes from Introductory through Grand Prix.

May 4-5, 2019 is KCDS Dressage at Longview I & II. See the “May Show” tab to the left for more information, including prizelist and volunteer sign ups.

July 20-21, 2019 is KCDS Summer Dressage at Longview I & II. See the “July Show” tab to the left for more information. 

Both shows are "two for one" shows in that Saturday and Sunday are technically different shows for purposes of earning qualifying scores for a variety of programs. 

For information on year end awards for recognized shows, click here.

Don't forget to review this list: 50 Easiest Ways to Get Eliminated from a Dressage Show, to help your weekend go smoothly! 

Check out our example packing list to help you prepare for your trip to Longview Horse Park!

Schooling Shows

KCDS hosts a schooling show in July of each year, on the Friday before the July KCDS Summer Dressage recognized show. KCDS also participates in the following schooling shows:

October KCDS Schooling Show Championship Show at Longview Horse Park. 

July 20, 2018 KCDS Schooling Show. Prize List available in the future. 

For information on schooling show year end awards, click here.

Please feel free to reach out to our Horse Show Committee with further questions.

Information on the Longview horse park

  • Longview Horse Park is the site of each recognized show.

  • It is about 20 minutes outside of downtown Kansas City nestled inside a large park at the top of a forested hill overlooking Longview Lake.

  • There is one warm up arena and one very large show arena that contains two rings.

  • Stabling is permanent stalls that face outward, there are no internal aisles.

  • Separate wash rack area.

  • Please remember to bring plenty of water and sunscreen for an outdoor show.

Large arena that will contain 2 dressage rings

Large arena that will contain 2 dressage rings

One of the barns

One of the barns

Vaccination and medication rules

Please remember to keep US Equestrian and USDF Medication Rules in mind for show season.

For more information:

Also, FEI riders, please remember that the FEI has its own rules:

All horses on the grounds must have a valid, negative coggins certificate and if coming in from out of state, a health certificate.

Beginning December 1, 2015, all horses entering the grounds of a US Equestrian licensed competition must be accompanied by documentation of Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus (Rhinopneumonitis) vaccinations within six months prior to entering the stables. If you have questions regarding GR845 please contact the USEF Drugs & Medications department at or 800-633-2472.