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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:  

May 30-31 is the KDEA Spring Dressage Show at Hutchinson, KS.  This is our big show of the year, with our great silent auction along with the show.  If you aren't already coming as a competitor or a volunteer....please come out and join us.  Ride Times:  Click Here

May 16th Schooling Show Results.  We survived the rain!!  Click here for the results of our first schooling show this year.

New KDEA Dates!!  Check it out!!!:   July 11th Cavaletti Clinic with John Staples, and the "Jump for Joy" schooling show to be held the same day.  Click Here for info on Cavaletti Clinic.

Click Here for information on Jump For Joy. Click Here for Entry form for both the clinic and the schooling show (or go to Forms page).  Come join us for a fun day with the cavaletti clinic and jumping opportunities for all.  Spectators welcome.

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:

May 30-31 is our Spring Dressage Show (recognized show) at the Kansas State Fairgrounds.  Come out and cheer on your friends and watch some good rides.  And don't forget about our Silent Auction and other items you can bid on.  The first two KDEA events are behind us - the April Ride a Test and the May 16th schooling show are now behind us.  We have 2 more schooling shows at the Kansas Pavilions this year..  The Education committee is also at work on a Musical Freestyle clinic for November.  Come be a part of KDEA this year!

- Susan Lang