2021 Events are starting this month
Competition Licensed Horses have been added.
Locations are in progress.
IS IT FOR ME?
Whether you ride a pleasure horse, stock horse, reiner, cutter or indeed any breed of horse, Western Dressage can provide an avenue of systematic training that is aimed to improve performance and harmony.
Western Dressage is a rapidly growing and exciting new discipline in Australia.
As the recognised national association for Australia our vision is to create excellence in education and consistency in competition across Australia.
Check our website regularly for more information as we update.
AIM OF THE ASSOCIATION
The aim of Western Dressage is to further enhance the harmony and partnership between horse and rider and to develop a well-rounded and disciplined horse regardless of breed or type.
Western Dressage provides systematic and progressive training for the western horse and rider in western style tack and attire. It integrates the lightness of the western horse and classical dressage foundations to improve performance for the purpose of enjoying a safe and versatile horse.
The purpose of the Western Dressage Association of Australia is to:
be the governing body of Western Dressage in Australia
develop and promote Western Dressage as an equestrian discipline in Australia
provide standards of governance, education, competition of Western Dressage in Australia
preserve the integrity of the discipline and its execution
create awareness and communicate to the wider equestrian community the principles of Western Dressage