Jan 08, 2021

Enter IDCTA's Virtual Dressage Show Series and Championship

The Illinois Dressage and Combined Training Association has the cure for the wintertime COVID-19 blues . . . join us for a virtual show series! Ride from the comfort of home or your training stable. Use a smartphone or camera to capture your ride and submit it for judging.

DateJudge
January 22-31Fatima Kranz “R”
February 19-28Dolly Hannon “S”
March 19-28Renee Johnson “S”
April 16-May 2Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez “S”

Classes

DressageWestern Dressage
1. IDCTA Green as Grass TOCTest 1, 2, 31. NAWD Preparation TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
2. Intro TOCIntro A, B, C2. WDAA Intro TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
3. Training Level TOCTest 1, 2, 33. WDAA Basic TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
4. First Level TOCTest 1, 2, 34. WDAA Level 1 TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
5. Second Level TOCTest 1, 2, 35. WDAA Level 2 TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
6. Third Level TOCTest 1, 2, 36. WDAA Level 3 TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
7. Fourth Level TOCTest 1, 2, 37. WDAA Level 4 TOCTest 1, 2, 3, 4
8. Prix Caprilli TOCTest 1, 2, 3

These shows are recognized by the Western Dressage Association of America (WDAA recognition # pending) and eligible for 1⁄2 points for Lifetime Achievement Awards. They are also qualifying shows for the WDAA World Show and eligible for North American Western Dressage TRAX Teams and Individual Awards.

Top six places in each class for dressage and western dressage for Junior, Young Rider, Adult Amateur, and Open divisions will receive ribbons within three weeks after the show closes.

We anticipate that entries will fill quickly and because there is a limited number of rides available for each show. Early registration is recommended. During registration you will declare the division and level you plan to ride in. You will list your test when you submit your video.

Click here to register online.

Championship classes will be included in the April show. To qualify for championship classes, participants need a score of 60% or higher from any test of the level in one of the three previous virtual shows.

Fees are $45/test for IDCTA Members, $55/test for non-members, plus a $10 office fee per horse/rider combination. Please submit one registration per horse/rider combination.

Green as Grass - Training Level may be ridden in large (20 x 60 m) or small (20 x 40 m) arena. First level and above shall be ridden in large arena (20 x 60 m).

Jan 21, 2021 Intercollegiate

Study Up on the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Team Challenge Calendar

Since the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program was founded in 2014, it has grown in popularity and participation each year. The USEA is excited to have 23 intercollegiate team challenges on the calendar in 2021 in addition to the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships, which will be held at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia on May 27-30.

Jan 20, 2021 Grants

Worth the Trust Scholarship Will Return in 2022 and 2023

In 2000 and with the support of Joan Iversen Goswell, the Worth the Trust Educational Scholarships were established to provide financial assistance to amateurs to pursue their education in eventing. The funds from the Worth the Trust Educational Scholarships may be used for training opportunities such as clinics, working student positions, and private or group instruction, or to learn from an official, course designer, technical delegate, judge, veterinarian, or organizer.

Jan 20, 2021 Leaderboard

Benjamin Noonan Tops 2020 RevitaVet USEA Young Rider of the Year Leaderboard

The Linda Moore Trophy was introduced in 1979 and awarded to the leading Young Rider in the country. After a strong showing during the 2020 season, 16-year-old Benjamin Noonan of Ballwin, Missouri was named the 2020 RevitaVet Young Rider of the Year.

Jan 19, 2021 Instructors

The USEA Educational Symposium Will Not Be Held in 2021

The USEA is sorry to announce that there will be no USEA Educational Symposium held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The USEA Educational Symposium is hosted annually each February as a week of learning for participants and auditors.

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