Dressage competitions for grades 4-12.

The pattern for life may be set in your arena.

With the myriad of athletic choices for kids these days, why not give them a leg up in the arena?

  • Open to riders in grades 4-12.
  • Horse and tack assembled for all competitions by Host Team(s).
  • 2 Dressage Classes Offered – Dressage Test and Dressage Seat Equitation (DSE).
  • 3 Ability Levels for Dressage Test: Novice, Intermediate and Open.
  • Dressage Test classes utilize tests specifically designed for this unique type of competition.
  • 4 Ability Levels for DSE in Middle and Upper School:  Beginner, Novice, Intermediate and Open.
  • NEW THIS YEAR!  4th and 5th grade riders can join the IEA on middle school (Futures) teams and compete in any eligible division level.
  • DSE classes are primarily on the rail with possible tests for upper levels.
  • ASTM/SEI helmets are mandatory for all Dressage riders.
  • Zone and National Scholarship Awards available.
  • Competition season 2020-2021:  August – May.

If you are interested in starting a team, or finding a team in your area, please contact IEA membership Marketing Coordinator, Jennifer Eaton or by calling 1-877-RIDE-IEA x203

*Note- you’ll find the Dressage Addendum at the back of the IEA Rulebook.  It is available for download on the “Rules” page.

Dressage Zone 1 Administrator

Emily David
PO Box 202
Howe, OK 74940
P: 814-207-2603

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Dressage Tests

2020-2021 Dressage Post-Season Tests

*Note:  These same tests will be used for Dressage Regionals as well as Dressage National Finals (even though they just say “National Finals”).

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