California Dressage Society
The California Dressage Society is an organization whose purpose is to foster an interest among horsemen in Dressage. The program of the Society is educational, designed primarily to offer a framework in which individuals can progress with the schooling of themselves and their horses.
CDS is an opportunity – to share, to experience, to learn and to contribute.
What does it Cost? $75 per year
Why should I join? No, or low, cost access to special East Bay hosted educational, recreational, and social events plus seminars and clinics! We sponsor East Bay Show Awards, recognition programs and membership appreciation events! Plus CDS benefits and much more!
As a member of CDS, you also become a Group member of USDF, the only national organization devoted exclusively to dressage. All CDS memberships go from December to December. Anyone joining after October 1 will be a member for the following year.
How to join? Register and pay for your membership online at the CDS Central website. Remember to specify your Chapter Preference – East Bay!
United States Dressage Foundation
United States Dressage Foundation is the only national membership organization dedicated to dressage, a method of horse training in existence since ancient Greece and an Olympic sport since the inception of the modern Olympics in the late 1800’s.
USDF is dedicated to education, the recognition of achievement and promotion of dressage, and has more than 30 different educational programs, 125 affiliate local or regional clubs and more than 2000 annual awards for excellence in competition.
The national levels, Training Level through Fourth Level, are governed by theUnited States Equestrian Federation. The international levels are governed by the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI).
How to join? Learn about the different membership types available, register and pay for your membership online.
United States Equestrian Federation
United States Equestrian Federation is dedicated to uniting the equestrian community, honoring achievement, and serving as guardians of equestrian sport. Since its inception in 1917, the Federation has been dedicated to pursuing excellence and promoting growth, all while providing and maintaining a safe and level playing field for both its equine and human athletes.
The USEF trains, selects, and funds our United States Equestrian Team which consistently wins medals at the highest level of international competition, including the Olympic Games. The USEF also licenses equestrian competitions of all levels across the United States each year.
How to join? Register and pay for your membership online.