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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.

Important Messages:  

It is time to think about entering the May 16th KDEA Schooling Show at the Kansas Pavilions.  Check the Competitions Tab or the Forms tab for the entry form.  If for some reason you can't make the May schooling show, there is always the June 20th schooling show.

New KDEA Activities to put on your calendar:   July 11th Cavaletti Clinic with John Staples, and the "Jump for Joy" schooling show to be held the same day.  Watch the website for the entry form to be posted soon.

KDEA Scholarship Application - Click Here.   Two $100 scholarships will be awarded on June 20th for use at KDEA schooling shows and local clinics.  Enter today!  For more info, contact Sherry Engel.

New Education Article -- Click Here for an article by Susan Lang regarding the USEF Dressage Judge's Forum in Wellington, FL.  Susan attended this 2 day seminar and provides us with her notes and summary of this forum.

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.

2015 Memberships were due in December, and if you are no longer getting your USDF Connection...that is why.  Also, if you plan to show at Hutchinson, you'll want to have your KDEA membership active to avoid filling out all those non member forms!.  

2015 Membership Application - Click Here.          2015 Awards Registration - Click Here.  

All KDEA Schooling Shows this year are at the Kansas Pavilions.  The dates are May 16, June 20, September 19 and October 17.

The Hutchinson recognized dressage show on May 30-31 remains at the KS State Fairgrounds.  The entry form for Hutchinson is on the Forms Tab.

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

Congratulations to 2015 Officers and Board - Susan Lang, President; Missy Bartel, VP; Lisa Bryant, Secretary and Maribeth Willard, Treasurer.  Board:  Erin Keith (jr), Sam Stephens (jr), Kris Keith, Bekki Moore.

Message from the KDEA President:

The new year is well on its way, and KDEA has our shows and clinics planned for this year. Check out the Competitions tab and the Education tab for more info.  We've already checked out the new dressage tests at the Ride A Test clinic held in April at Capall.  We have 4 schooling shows at the Kansas Pavilions this year, and of course our Hutchinson recognized dressage show on May 30-31 at the KS State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson.  The Education committee is also at work on a Cavaletti clinic in July, and a Musical Freestyle clinic for November.  Come be a part of KDEA this year!

- Susan Lang