GET INVOLVED – USDA Horse Protection Act

Dear Members: After discussion with USEF and on our WDAA board, we wrote and posted the following comment in response to a proposed regulation from the USDA. Our commitment to Honor the Horse is absolute. The link to the proposed regulation is: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=APHIS-2011-0009-0001 If you would like to make a comment personally, go to: https://www.regulations.gov/comment?D=APHIS-2011-0009-0001 The deadline […]

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Win a Custom Saddle at the WDAA World Show

Mike Corcoran Saddlery has donated a hand crafted saddle as a raffle item at the 2016 Western Dressage World Championship Show. Do not miss out on this amazing opportunity for Mike Corcoran to custom design a one-of-a-kind saddle to your unique specifications, so that it will be the perfect size for the rider and most […]

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An Ounce of Prevention

An Ounce of Prevention by Ellen DiBella We all want the best for our wonderful horses when it comes to nutrition, supplements, and veterinary care. When you have older horses who may be on a second or even a third career, we turn to supplements and medication to keep our equine partners sound, safe, and […]

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Custom Tracking Software for Lifetime Points & Awards Program

The Western Dressage Association® of America is proud to announce the roll-out of the online publication of up-to-date standings of horses in its Horse Lifetime Points & Award Program. A program designed to recognize the accomplishments of the horse’s progressive training as they travel up the levels on their journey in western dressage. This is […]

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How to Become a USEF Western Dressage Judge

WDAA takes its educational mission seriously. One of the educational programs that WDAA has developed and continues to build upon is the Judges’ Education Program.  USEF licenses judges for Western Dressage but the education of these individuals is the responsibility of WDAA working closely with the Licensed Officials Committee of USEF (LOC). When WDAA became […]

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Meet Joyce Hamblin – USEF Staff Liaison for Western Dressage

WDAA is the Recognized Affiliate for Western Dressage; this special status requires WDAA to operate at the highest level of accountability to its members and to our discipline of Western Dressage.  We work hard each day to fulfill this responsibility.  As a Recognized National Affiliate for USEF, we have access to some very special support […]

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USEF 2016 Youth Sportsmanship Award for Western Dressage Youth

Attention Western Dressage youth riders! To be considered for as the candidate for the USEF Youth Sportsmanship Award by the WDAA, you will need to send us your application by September 15, 2016. This award is designed to recognize the achievements of Youth riders who also demonstrate dedication to and leadership in equine organization(s).  Youth […]

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