Less than a month until Australia's First National Western Dressage Show. 6-8 May, 2022 at QSEC Caboolture.
Nominations are open on nominate.com.au & close 19/4/22.
JOIN THE TEAMS CHALLENGE at the National Show. Entry form is on the Show page.
3 Judges will be officiating, 2 Arenas will be running simultaneously.
SUPPORT THE SPONSORS THAT SUPPORT YOUR SPORT, we all need each other to keep the horse industry alive. A show without sponsors would be very dull.
Competition Licensed Horses are current as at 06/04/2022, grading points have been updated to the end of the 30.6.21 period. The next grading point update will be after the competition year ending 30.06.2022.
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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.
2022-2023 NEW MEMBERSHIPS & RENEWALS WILL OPEN SOON.
RENEWAL NOTICES WILL BE SENT OUT AS SOON AS NOMINATE FINISHES THE 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