IEA

Dressage competitions for grades 4-12.

Taking a test has never been more fun.

  • 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.
  • 4th or 5th grade riders can now be POINT RIDERS 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 2022-2023:  August 1 – April 30.
  • The 2023 IEA Dressage National Finals will be held April 26 – April 30, 2023 at Tryon International Equestrian Center in Tryon, NC. 

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

Your 2022-2023 Dressage Youth Board Representatives:

  • ELLA GARY – Creidmount Saddle Club (Bellingham, WA)
  • CARSON SCHULTZ-FINKLER – Central Indiana Equestrian Team (Atlanta, IN)
  • GEORGIA VIGO – Las Vegas Blue Ribbon Equestrian Team A  (Las Vegas, NV)