Western Dressage Association® of  America (WDAA) State Affiliates are separately incorporated not-for-profit associations.  Each association is able to respond to local needs within the geographic area of its state.  The  Western Dressage Association® of America provides to each State Affiliate organization a broad framework of benefits that include website access, social media, and educational resources as well as access to the WDAA 501(c)(3) group tax exemption.

The Western Dressage Association® of America encourages anyone having an interest in establishing a WDAA Affiliate within his or her state to contact us to apply for affiliate status. We will be happy to send you the required materials for application.

Please email [email protected] for more information.

The Western Dressage Association® of America is a national association. Any state affiliate organizations accepted are incorporated state by state. The WDAA has no regional or other affiliates, and any other organization or group using the term “Western Dressage” in its name or promotional materials is not affiliated, sponsored, or endorsed by the Western Dressage Association® of America in any way.


If you do not see an association for your state, contact WDAA to start one. Members living in or near any WDAA state affiliate listed below are invited to visit their website or FB page to contact an affiliate member to join. Each affiliate hosts or supports clinics and shows in their state as well as providing year-end award programs and other activities and benefits.

Arizona Western Dressage Association of Arizona –
California California Western Dressage Association –Website/Facebook page
Colorado Western Dressage Association of Colorado – Website
Florida Western Dressage Association of Florida – Website/Facebook page
Illinois Western Dressage Association of Illinois – Website/Facebook page
Georgia Western Dressage Association of Georgia – Website/Facebook page
Massachusetts Western Dressage Association of Massachusetts – Website/Facebook page
Michigan Western Dressage Association of Michigan – Website/Facebook page
Ohio Ohio Western Dressage Association - Facebook page
Texas Western Dressage Federation of Texas – Facebook page
Virginia Western Dressage Association of Virginia - Website/Facebook page
 Western Dressage Association of Wisconsin – Website/Facebook page



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