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Welcome to Kansas Dressage and Eventing Association

KDEA is in Wichita, KS and USDF Region 4.  We serve the South Central Kansas dressage and eventing community by providing educational, social, and competitive opportunities that promote a harmonious partnership between horse and rider.

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What a success!  The Musical Freestyle Clinic, held at Stonegate Equestrian (thanks to Gail Matheus) was a great weekend for all who came out as a rider or spectator.  Thanks to Cindy Sanders for the excellent lunches, and to all who came and helped out.  This clinic was brought to you by the KDEA Education Committee, and thanks also to The Dressage Foundation for the Dancing Horse Fund grant we received to help finance this clinic.  Look for our members to be dancing with their horses in upcoming months and at shows!

October 17th - KDEA Schooling show and Greater Wichita Area Schooling Show Championships were a great success!  Thanks to all who came out as riders, volunteers or spectators.  And a special CONGRATULATIONS to all our Champions and Reserve Champions.  Click Here for results and go to the Competitions Tab for photos.

Training Level Champion:  Sam Stephens on Tom Luck
Reserve:  Joanna Bartlett on Bravo

Second Level Champion:  Haley Barrett on Casanova
Beginner Novice Champion:  Natalie McTaggart on Just Bob
18" Champion:  Ella Kelly on Misha's Pride
2' Champion:  Stacey Reser on Flying Diamond Belmont
Reserve:  Jennifer Dobbs on Pepper
2'3" Champion:  Ella Kelly on MIsha's Pride
Reserve:  Stacey Reser on Flying Diamond McKinley
2'6 Champion:  Ashley Marlowe on Tantor
2'9 Champion:  Ashley Marlowe on Tantor
3' Champion:  Ashley Marlowe on Tantor

KDEA Newsletters - are now coming through the KDEA Website.  You will get an email from the website asking you to "click here" for the newsletter.  If you are a member, and haven't been receiving a newsletter or email blast, first check your spam filter, then contact Susan at president@kdea.org to get signed up for the  newsletter.

KDEA Minutes of Meetings - See About KDEA Tab - Archives -- for minutes from current and past.

2016 Membership Application - Click Here.          2016 Awards Registration - Click Here.  

Check out the Sponsor Tab for those who are supporting our show this year.

Click here for link to the new USEF dressage tests:  Click Here

2016 Officers and Board - Susan Lang, President; Missy Bartel, VP; Lisa Bryant, Secretary and Maribeth Willard, Treasurer.  Board:  Erin Keith (jr), Anne Stephens, Kris Keith, Jessica Harrison, Bekki Moore, Sherry Engel, Natalie McTaggart, Amy Barber.

Message from the KDEA President:

The Greater Wichita Area Schooling Show Championships are over...and our Champions and Reserves have been awarded for 2015.  Check out the link above for the list of winners, and watch for pictures to be uploaded. And thanks to Gail Matheus and her Stonegate Equestrian for hosting the Karen Robinson Musical Freestyle Clinic on November 13-15.  The riders had a great time learning about riding to music, and we all survived the howling winds.. 

Meanwhile...if  you are on a KDEA committee for 2016, get with your committee members and start planning your activities for 2016

And put January 10th at 2pm on your calendar for the KDEA Awards Meeting.  It is being held at the Pizza Hut in Andover, KS.  Thanks to Bekki Moore for her hard work on awards this year, and thanks to Natalie McTaggart for taking over for 2016-                          Susan Lang