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Virginia Dressage Association

Building and Sustaining a Strong Dressage Community

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2022 VADA

State Board of Directors

Bettina Longaker, President

Michelle King, Vice President

Alison Douglas, Secretary

Jessie Ginsburg, Treasurer

Beth Rippel, State Membership Chairperson

Nancy Doody, Webmaster

VADA Licensed

Show Management Committee

Dianne Boyd,  Show Manager

Bettina Longaker, Show Secretary

Rachel Rice, Volunteer Coordinator

Michelle King and Nancy Doody, Awards

Nancy Lowey and Nancy Doody, Sponsorship Team

About VADA

Virginia Dressage Association (VADA) is a Group Member Organization (GMO) of the United States Dressage Federation (USDF). VADA is committed to building and sustaining a strong dressage community through educational opportunities and programs, scholarships, licensed and schooling shows for its members. VADA recognizes rider achievements through the Year-End Awards Program. By joining a VADA Chapter you automatically become a dues-paying group member of USDF. 

 

The Association is made of up eight (8) chapters: Central (VADA-CC), Charlottesville (VADA-CH), Fredericksburg (VADAF), Northeast (VADA-NE), Northern Virginia (VAD/NOVA), Shenandoah Valley (ShenVADA), Southeast (SVDA), and Southwest (SWVADA). 

 

Virginia Dressage Association Membership

Virginia Dressage Association (VADA) is a Group Member Organization (GMO) of the United States Dressage Federation (USDF). VADA is committed to building and sustaining a strong dressage community through educational opportunities and programs, scholarships, licensed and schooling shows for its members. VADA recognizes rider achievements through the Year-End Awards Program. 

The Association is made of up eight (8) chapters: Central (VADA-CC), Charlottesville(VADA-CH), Fredericksburg (VADAF), Northeast (VADA-NE), Northern Virginia (VAD/NOVA), Shenandoah Valley (ShenVADA), Southeast (SVDA), and Southwest
(SWVADA).  Individuals join VADA by joining the chapter of their choice. You can find out more information on each chapter by going to https://virginiadressage.org/vada chapters and clicking on the link to each chapter’s website. Once you join a VADA chapter, you automatically become a member of VADA as well as a dues-paying group member (GM) of USDF.

 
 

Virginia Dressage Association
Chapters

VADA State Board Chapter Representatives:

Nancy Lowey -nlowey@rocketmail.com

Sherri Booye – nizra@earthlink.net

Bettina Longaker – vadvirag8@gmail.com

Area: City of Charlottesville and Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange Counties.

Charlottesville (VADA-CH)
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North East (NE-VADA)

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VADA State Chapter Representatives:

Anne Draine – edgehillfarm@msn.com

Lynn Ramsey

Angela Stanaway – bridlecreekvet@yahoo.com

Area: Located east of Richmond to the Chesapeake Bay, including the Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula, and Williamsburg region.

Northern Virginia (VADA.NOVA)

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VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Jessie Ginsburg – sardburg@aol.com

Diann Carpenter - dcarpenter@vadanova.org

Michelle King – amking91@verizon.net

Area: Northern Virginia - Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Clark, Culpeper, Rappahannock, Stafford and Warren, as well as DC, MD, PA and WV.

Central (VADACC)

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VADA State Board Chapter Representatives:

Alison Douglas – shortydouglas@gmail.com

Alex Jeffers - ajeffers@msn.com

Joann Collins - jcollins0645@gmail.com

Area:  Hanover, Henrico, Caroline, Louisa, King William, Goochland, Powhatan, Chesterfield, New Kent, and Queen, Essex, Richmond, Northumberland, Lancaster, Middlesex, James City, Charles City, Prince George, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Wakefield, Ivor, Nottoway, and Cumberland.

VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Anna Simmons -  blueribbondreams@gmail.com

Karen Rice - rice.kc@gmail.com

Fredericksburg (VADAF)

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Area: Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Prince William, Culpeper, Fauquier, King George, Westmoreland, Caroline, Orange, Madison, and Louisa.

VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Beth Rippel - horsemomva@cox.net

Robyn Nunally - robynnunnally@aol.com

Sandy Toby - omdressage@gmail.com

Area: Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, Gloucester, and

 Isle of Wright.

Southeast (SVDA)

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Shenandoah Valley Association (SHENVADA)

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VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Jane Palmer- dpalmer@shentel.net

Polly Capanski -pcapansky@gmail.com

Area: Shenandoah, Warren, Frederick, Rockingham, Page, Augusta and parts of eastern West Virginia.

Southwest (SW-VADA)

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VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Annie Connelly – Anniec@vt.edu

Denise Lennon - xcrkfarm@gmail.com

Laura Nelson – galliard.laura7@gmail.com

Area: All of Southwest VA extending to Staunton and Waynesboro and east to Lynchburg, Amherst, Altavista and Danville.  Most members are from the New River Valley, Roanoke, Lexington and Lynchburg areas.

 
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