Talking Hats

Cowboy Hats

By Cindy Butler from WDAMI Your Western (Cowboy) hat tells a story about you. All Western hats are not the same.  I tell my riding students, you can scrimp on your outfit and still be properly attired for a horse show, but buy a good hat!  The judge will know who you are from a […]

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2015 USEF Horse of the Year – Playboys Boon with Misty Nichols

A lovely story from one of our adult amateur members. Meet Misty and her handsome paint gelding Opie. In just three short years, this determined duo went from their very first horse show to a 2015 USEF Horse of the Year Award! Three short years ago, I rode in my very first horse show. Yes, […]

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WDAA Announces New Journey with the Western Dressage World Championship Show

The Western Dressage Association® of America (WDAA) is delighted to announce that, beginning with 2016, the World Championship Show will be organized and hosted under the WDAA brand. This change includes a new venue, management team, date, and show format. It was important to the WDAA Executive Board to select a facility located in the […]

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WDAA Celebrates the Success of Their Third Annual World Championships

The Western Dressage Association of America (WDAA) has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. Their third annual World Championships took place on November 6-8th at the Ford Built Tough Arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma. With unprecedented class sizes, impressive test scores, and horsemen and women attending from all over the United States and […]

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Reflections on the World Show

Challenging. Fun. Inspiring. Educational. This year’s WDAA Western Dressage World Championship was a whirlwind of emotion and experience. I left Tulsa with a profound respect for those that make this discipline a reality. From the friendly competitors to the hard-working Board, the air of enthusiasm, hard work, commitment and passion for our sport was overwhelming. […]

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The WDA of Florida Announces 1st Annual Championship Show

The Western Dressage Association of Florida (WDAFL) is one of the most progressive of the state affiliates of the Western Dressage Association of America (WDAA). By bringing classical dressage principles to the western horse and rider, WDAFL membership has grown tremendously while led by a board of dedicated and diverse directors. The WDAFL offers educational […]

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Annual WDAA Western Dressage World Show & Annual Convention

WDAA World Show Tulsa OK

Save the date! The Western Dressage Association® of America is has a wonderful week of Western Dressage excitement planned for this fall! Plan to join the Western Dressage Association® of America in Tulsa, Oklahoma from Nov 4th – Nov 8th, 2015 for our 6th Annual Convention and 3rd Annual WDAA Western Dressage World Championship Show which […]

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