Ojai hosts dressage event

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Ella Ruf, who trains with Charlotte Moran in Ojai, concentrates during her ride.

Kimberly Rivers, Ojai Valley News contributor

Rancho Royale on Creek Road recently hosted a horse show for the Ventura County Chapter of the California Dressage Society. A couple dozen riders of all ages, from the Ojai Valley and across the county gathered for the competition.

Dressage is described as ballet with horse and rider. During a competition the horse is taken through a series of prescribed exercises — circles, diagonals,

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