WPDA
Western Pennsylvania Dressage

Shows

Horse Show Information

 
Saskia Berrios-Thomas and Duncan

Saskia Berrios-Thomas and Duncan

Many members enjoy competition, and there are several different types to choose from. Click here for a full breakdown from the USDF of some ways you can get in the competition ring.

USDF/USEF Recognized Dressage Shows

Competing in recognized dressage shows qualify you and your horse for the Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Championships and other USDF Awards. Add your WPDA membership number to your show entry to qualify for local WPDA awards as well! See our awards page for more information.

Membership Checklist for Competing at USDF Recognized Competitions

WPDA Sanctioned Dressage Schooling Shows

Schooling shows are a great way for you and your horse to gain competition experience in a more informal atmosphere. See our calendar for upcoming schooling shows in the area.

Members who volunteer at WPDA Sanctioned Shows are eligible for Canter Cash, found on the volunteer page.

Helpful Articles & Links

USDF Dressage Tests

"What is the Difference Between Unrecognized and Recognized Dressage Shows?" May 2015 Dressage Today

"Are You Ready for Recognized?" May 2003 USDF Connection
Are you thinking about moving up from schooling shows? Check out this article and learn how to make the move successfully!