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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:  

Congratulations to our 2014 Greater Wichita Area Schooling Show Champions!
Intro Champions: MeganDeVries on Magic

From Left to Right:
Intro Champion  -Megan DeVries and Magic

Training Champion - Elaine Cornell and Apres de Epona

From Left to Right:
Beginner Novice - Jackie Johnson and Magic's Concern
Training Level Reserve Champion - Sam Stephens on Tom Luck

From Left to Right:
Third Place - Training Level - Taylor Wagstaff on Savannah
First Level Champion - Shannon Beins and Finnegan

Click here for full results

October 20 - Submission Deadline for Year End AwardsAwards year ends 9/30/14.  KDEA Schooling show scores are automatically counted toward KDEA awards.  All other scores for awards must be submitted by October 20th.  See Awards Page for info.  Check your Volunteer Hours by

Clicking Here.  You need at least 5 hours to be eligible for KDEA year end awards.  If your hours are not correct, contact Sherry Engel at elkhntrs@gmail.com and Bekki Moore at moore1275@sbcglobal.net

2015 Membership Application - Click Here.   Memberships are due by December 1st, so get yours in  now so you don't miss out on your subscription to USDF Connection and your Region 4 Omnibus listing some of the recognized shows in our area and THE NEW 2015 DRESSAGE TESTS!!!  They will be included in the Region 4 Omnibus...which you get in January/February as long as your membership is current at the time of the mailing!

November 1 - KDEA Photo Contest - Get your photos ready to submit for the KDEA Photo Contest and for the 2015 KDEA Calendar.  Photos are due on or before November 1, 2014.  Detailed information can be found by clicking here.

Message from the KDEA President:

Congratulations to all of our area riders who have qualified for GWAC 2014, we look forward to seeing you there October 18th! REMEMBER, Oct 18th is the final open schooling show of the year and shares the day with our GWAC championships, entry and classes are separate for the day..so enter the open show and get your first score toward 2015 GWAC championships!

KDEA will be hosting a Tack Sale on Oct 18th at the GWAC/Open Schooling Show, see information on this page about selling your items at this event! Last year was a great success, we hope to see you there!

Oct 18th will be the last chance to get your new KDEA Gear in 2014..our Publicity Committee will have KDEA logo items and PRI favorites for sale!

Interested in joining a KDEA committee or leading one? Contact me if you have interest in participating in the direction of our club in the areas of Education, Publicity, Membership, Awards, Volunteer, Competitions..we welcome and encourage you to get involved!

A lot of exciting stuff happening as we wind down 2014..it's been a great year for our members and friends and we are looking forward to 2015!

- Melissa