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Virginia Dressage Association

Building and Sustaining a Strong Dressage Community

Latest News

Dressage at Lexington
12-14 July 2024
Opening Date:  5 June 2024
Closing Date: 5 July 2024

Great American Insurance Group/USDF
Region 1 Championships/VADA Fall Show
10-13 October 2024
Opening Date: 22 August 2024
Closing Date: 16 September 2024

VADA State Board Meeting

Zoom Meeting scheduled for 26 June at 8:00 pm

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2022 Purple Book Cover - Made with Poste

VADA Hosting Virtual Educational Webinar with Dr. True

True Equine Veterinary Dentistry

 

17 July 2024

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Register Deadline: 15 July 2024

VADA is excited to host Part I of the USDF “L” Education Program: “A Judge’s Perspective!”

PART I: 
A Judge’s Perspective
Louisa, Virginia


Application Deadline: 12 October 2024

VADA 2024 Membership Directory Online
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To request directory access email Nancy Doody (link below) include name, chapter, and cell phone number. Password texted to phone.

 

Dressage Horse

2023 VADA

State Board of Directors

Michelle King, President

Bettina Longaker, Vice President

Alison Douglas, Secretary

Jessie Ginsburg, Treasurer

Beth Rippel, State Membership Chairperson

Beth Ripple, Grant Coordinator

Nancy Doody, Webmaster

VADA Licensed

Show Management Committee

Dianne Boyd,  Show Manager

Bettina Longaker, Show Secretary

Rachel Rice, Volunteer Coordinator

Michelle King, Awards

Nancy Doody, Awards

Nancy Lowey, Sponsorship Team

Nancy Doody, Sponsorship Team

USDF Region 1 Website:

USDFreg1.org

USDF Region 1 Director:

Bettina Longaker

vadvirag8@gmail.com

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

Area Legend

Central (VADACC) - Hanover, Caroline, Louisa, King Willima, Goochland, Powhatan, Chesterfield, New Kent, King and Queen, Essex, Richmond, Northumberland, Lancaster, Middlesex, James City, Charles City, Prince George, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Wakefield, Ivor, Nottoway, Cumberland. 

Charlottesville (VADA-CH) -City of Charlottesville and Albermarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange Counties.

Fredericksburg (VADAF) - Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Prince William, Culpeper, Fauquier, King George, Westmoreland, Caroline, Orange, Madison, Louisa.

Northeast (NEVADA) - North and East of Richmond to the Chesapeake Bay, including Norther Neck, Middle Peninsula and the Williamsburg Region.

Northern (VADA/NOVA) - Northern Virginia area - Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Clark, Culpeper, Rappahannock, Stafford, Warren, as well as DC, MD, PA and WV.

Southeast (SVDA) -Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, Gloucester, Isle of Wright.

Shenandoah Valley (ShenVADA)- Shenandoah, Warren, Frederick, Rockingham, Page, Augusta and parts of eastern West Virginia.

Southwest (SWVADA) - All of Southwest 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.

Charlottesville
Southwest
Central (VADACC)
Southeast
Shenandoah
Northern
Fredericksburg
Northeast (NEVADA)
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Central (VADACC)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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VADA State Chapter Representatives:

Alison Douglas 

Christina Arrington 

VADA State Chapter Representatives:

EleszabethMcNeel

Nancy Doody 

Bettina Longaker 

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Charlottesville (VADA-CH)
Virginia Dressage Association

Fredericksburg (VADAF)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Anna Simmons 

Karen Rice 

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VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Jessie Ginsburg 

Rachel Rice

Michelle King 

Northern Virginia (VADA.NOVA)

Virginia Dressage Association 

VADA State Chapter Representatives:

Anne Draine

Sandy Monolo 

Angela Stanaway 

North East (NE-VADA)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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Shenandoah Valley Association (SHENVADA)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Jane Palmer

Polly Capanski 

VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Beth Rippel 

Robyn Nunally 

Sandy Toby 

Southeast (SVDA)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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Southwest (SW-VADA)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Laura Nelson 

Muffin Smith 

Katie Kelly 

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