The Willows:  Bed and Barn

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Excellence through understanding and persistence.

Available for judging dressage, dressage sport horse breeding, clinics, seminars, and private lessons at the Willows.


USEF “S” Dressage Judge, “R” Sport horse breeding Judge. AQHA approved judge for Dressage.

Clinics, Lessons and seminars covering many aspects of dressage riding and training as well as dressage sport horse conformation and movement. 

The California Dressage Society Annual Meeting presented a seminar with Melissa, Kristi Wysocki, David Blake, and Volker Bromman to discuss and show the differences seen by trainers and judges with horses at all levels.  At the end of each session, the riders were asked for their comments and how the trainers and judges influenced their riding and performance. 

The Pacific Sport Horse Selection sale at Christiane Noelting Dressage Center in 2015.  Presenting information on sport horse conformation, movement, and selection to an enthusiastic crowd eager to see a superior collection of sport horses at auction.


Accomplishments and experience


Melissa Creswick


USDF Gold, Silver, Bronze Medalist.
Graduate of Pacific Coast Equestrian and research farm, Assistant Instructor certificate
National All Breeds PHR Grand Prix Champion 2012
Vintage Cup Grand Prix Champion 2012

Two time Past President of CDS, Vice President of USDF, Member of USEF Dressage Committee, currently Member of CDS executive board, USDF Sport Horse Committee and editorial board.

Presenter of sport horse Seminar at Hilltop Farm in Colora MD

On the panel of CDS Symposium in Sacramento Ca. 2014

Horses Graceful Times: Grand Prix Friesian/Thoughbred Cross mare, Champion or Res Champion in all Levels in Performance Horse Registry.

Bravara: Friesian/ thoughbred cross, mare, working Fourth level

Remington:  Friesian cross pinto gelding, working Fourth level and currently showing

Presenter at the Pacific Sport Horse  Selection Sale in 2014 on Choosing the Appropriate Dressage Horse Prospect and How to Increase Your Dressage Test Score.

2015 USDF Region 7 General Membership Organization Volunteer of the Year!!!  Melissa has a long history of leadership in CDS and USDF.  Her innovative programs and awards continue to benefit, inspire and reward members of the dressage community.  Programs including the CDS Regional Adult Amateurs Competition (RAAC) Roses Award for over 50 riders, and awards program for the critical and all important scribes in our shows were intitated by her.  The Volunteer of the Year Award was presented at the USDF Annual meeting by President George Williams.