Below are links for various regional, national, and international organizations that you may find useful.
If you are looking for central Ohio equestrian community links click HERE.
Please let us know if you find a link not working or that needs updated by dropping us a line at email@example.com
For the Intro through Fourth Level tests published by the USDF and USEF click HERE
For dressage tests above Fourth Level (FEI tests) published by the Federation Equestrian Internationale, please click HERE
For eventing dressage tests published by United States Eventing Association click HERE
For western dressage tests published by the Western Dressage Association of America, please click HERE
MODA shows are recognized by USDF and USEF and operate within the rules and regulations of those organizations. Schooling shows that have been approved by MODA for Year End Awards agree to adhere to these same rules as well.
ALL competitors are encouraged to read and learn these rules and regulations. In fact, it is your responsibility to know them!
From the USEF Rulebook web page:
"The United States Equestrian Federation takes seriously its role as a governing body for equestrian sport and implements programs and policies to protect human and equestrian athletes.The USEF Rule Book is designed to delineate boundaries that create an environment for fair and honest competition within which equestrians can enjoy competing safely, with integrity and respect. USEF Rules are intended:
United States Dressage Federation
The governing body of competitive dressage in the United States.
United States Equestrian Federation
The governing body of all equestrian sports in the United States.
Fédération Equestre Internationale
The governing body of equestrian sport internationally.
United States Para-Equestrian Association
USPEA includes every recognized equestrian discipline that is practiced by athletes with an eligible physical impairment with a focus on Paralympic Equestrian Sports.
Western Dressage Association of America
The center of the Western Dressage movement in the United States.
other Region 2 organizations
All Dressage Association (MI)
Centerline Dressage (IL)
Classical Attraction Dressage Society (OH)
Illinois Dressage & Combined Training Association (IL)
Indiana Dressage Society (IN)
Kentucky Dressage Association (KY)
Michiana Dressage Club (IN, MI)
Mid-Illinois Sport Horse Organization (IL)
Mid-Ohio Dressage Association (OH)
Midwest Dressage Association (MI)
NEW Dressage Association, Inc (WI)
Northern Ohio Dressage Association (OH)
Ohio Dressage Society (OH)
The Dressage Company (OH)
Wisconsin Dressage and Combined Training Association (WI)
educational online resources
Free Email Education Subscription for Articles from The Dressage Foundation
USDF Educational Programs
USDF Judge Training