Premier dressage training, show, and sales facility Black Star Sport Horses (5565 FM 549, Rockwall, TX 75032) will host a public event on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The popular spring schooling shows allow horse-enthusiasts all over Dallas-Fort Worth to enjoy the beauty of European warmbloods as they compete in non-rated horse shows at Black Star’s 250+ acre farm. The shows are rain or shine (though may be canceled for lighting) and take place in Black Star’s covered arena, one of the largest privately owned arenas in the state of Texas.
Black Star Sport Horses Schooling Show
May 19, 2018
Beginning at 9 am (check Black Star's Facebook page for exact times)
FREE to attend
The schooling shows begin at 9 am. The duration of each show is dependent on the number of entries. Spectators can watch horses and riders of all levels starting with introductory levels in the morning and higher levels of dressage in the afternoon. Visit the Black Star Sport Horses Facebook page the week of the event for exact times. Parking and entry is free for spectators. Concessions are available for purchase.
Black Star also offers riding lessons for all ages and experience levels. Tours of the farm are also available free of charge. Visit blackstarsporthorses.com for more information or call 940-367-7499 to make an appointment.
What is Dressage?
Dressage is an English style of riding with a rich history of ancient European warhorses. Today, dressage competitions test how well a horse is trained. According to the International Equestrian Federation, dressage is the “highest expression of horse training” and aims to develop a horse’s natural athletic ability. While dressage benefits all breeds of horse, the most popular breeds seen at the Olympics and other high-level competitions are warmblood horses bred specifically for dressage.
About Black Star Sport Horses
Owned by Jackie and Lisa Blackmon, Black Star Sport Horses is a premier dressage training, show, and sales facility located on 255 acres just twenty minutes east of Dallas. Jackie grew up training young horses in Fort Worth and has since won over 40 USDF Championships. Lisa has spent her life training and competing on international sport horses, even training seven Grand Prix horses. Together Jackie and Lisa run a program dedicated to helping each horse reach its full potential. For more information, visit www.blackstarsporthorses.com.