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Virginia Dressage Association

Building and Sustaining a Strong Dressage Community

VADA Newsstand

VADA State Board Meeting

 Zoom Meeting Scheduled 

6 December 2023
8:00 pm

Build 2024 Show Calendar

Dressage at Lexington
12-14 July 2024

Great American Insurance Group/USDF Region 1 Championships/
VADA Fall Show
10-13 October 2024
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Virginia Horse Center
Lexington VA
Year End Awards Luncheon
4 February 2024
Greencroft Club
Charlottesville, VA
 
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SAVE THE DATE

VADA State
2023 Year End Awards

Online submission:

1 December 2023

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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

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.

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Virginia Dressage Association
Chapters

Click on Logo to visit Chapter website.

Area:

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

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VADA State Chapter Representatives:

Nancy Lowey -nlowey@rocketmail.com

Nancy Doody -ndoody15@gmail.com

Bettina Longaker – vadvirag8@gmail.com

Charlottesville (VADA-CH)
Virginia Dressage Association

North East (NE-VADA)

Virginia Dressage Association 

Area:

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

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VADA State Chapter Representatives:

Anne Draine – edgehillfarm@msn.com

Sandy Monolo - ssmonolo@aol.com

Angela Stanaway – bridlecreekvet@yahoo.com

Northern Virginia (VADA.NOVA)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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Area:

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

VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Jessie Ginsburg – sardburg@aol.com

Diann Carpenter - dcarpenter@vadanova.org

Michelle King – amking91@verizon.net

Central (VADACC)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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.

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VADA State Chapter Representatives:

Alison Douglas – shortydouglas@gmail.com

Alex Jeffers - ajeffers@msn.com

Area:

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

Fredericksburg (VADAF)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Anna Simmons -  blueribbondreams@gmail.com

Karen Rice - rice.kc@gmail.com

Southeast (SVDA)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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Area:

Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, Gloucester, and  Isle of Wright.

VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Beth Rippel - horsemomva@cox.net

Robyn Nunally - robynnunnally@aol.com

Sandy Toby - omdressage@gmail.com

Shenandoah Valley Association (SHENVADA)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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Area:

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

VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Jane Palmer- dpalmer@shentel.net

Polly Capanski -pcapansky@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.

Southwest (SW-VADA)

Virginia Dressage Association 

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VADA State Chapter Representatives: 

Laura Nelson – galliard.laura7@gmail.com

Muffin Smith - muffin.smith@jetbroad.com

Katie Kelly - Klarkin@aol.com

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