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The United States Dressage Federation Region 9 consists of consists of: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas; 12 Group Member Organizations & over 2,000 participating members. Contact: Regional Director: Sherry Guess • 18216 S 397th E Avenue • Porter, OK 74454-9567 • 918-640-1204 • (email)

News & Updates

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Upcoming Events!

Check the calendar for a complete list up upcoming events.


Congratulations to Julie Madriguera (Pilot Point, TX) on becoming a “r” USEF licensed dressage judge and to Anartz Chanca (The Woodlands, TX) on becoming a USDF L Graduate!

Horse Person of the Year Nominations Due August 15

Know someone who deserves to be recognized? Horse Person of the Year nominations are due soon. Find all the details here.

Summer Meeting August 5, College Station, TX

The Region 9 Summer Meeting is being hosted by BACH and will be held August 5, 2017 at the Hampton Inn and Suites at 925 Earl Rudder Fwy South, College Station TX  77845, phone 979-694-2100.   Ten rooms have been reserved at a special rate of $109  with the cut off date of July 4, 2017 at 6 pm. Use the  group name of  Brazos Association for Classical Horsemanship.

Bach is planning on a welcome party Friday night.

We will again be having our silent auction at the Region 9 Summer Meeting.  All funds go toward the Education Fund – which in turn is used to help support the educational efforts of our Region 9 GMOs. It’s always fun to see what people bring – from beaded key chains from Guatemala to garden ornaments to unique totes – oh, and horse items as well.

PM Delegates

USDF has released the name of the six  Region 9 Participating Membership (PM) Delegates
Elizabeth Clifton
Jan Colley
Cecilia Cox
Arlene Gaitan
Kathryn Kyle
Sarah Jane Martin

Advertise in the 2018 Omnibus

Advertising form is available here.  Get your information out to the entire region for one low price. Call today!

Continuing Education for Instructors

Region 9 has an addition to the Regional Website: this addition will be a way for Instructors who continue to keep up with their education get recognition, even if you are not certified. Also, this will be a way for clients to see which instructors might best be able to help them by the courses attended. Read more here

Region 9 Web Store

Region 9 has a web store featuring Region 9-branded products. A portion of sales proceeds are returned to the Region, so shop often! Check it out here: http://www.cafepress.com/usdfregion9

Program Available for Region 9 Youth: Youth Schooling Show Challenge

This awards program for Region 9 Youth offers an opportunity to earn a certificate or a patch for competing in schooling shows! Thanks to Anne Kuhns for organizing the program. Download the Youth Schooling Show Challenge Form Here