Established in 1975, the Southern Eventing and Dressage Association is a non-profit, educational organization founded to foster an interest in, and understanding of, the equestrian sports of Dressage and Eventing. SEDA belongs to USEF Zone 7, is a Region 9 Group Member Organization of the United States Dressage Federation, and an Area V Affiliate of the United States Eventing Association. With over 150 members, SEDA is one of the largest USDF affiliated clubs in Region 9 and growing. Our members primarily hail from Louisiana and Mississippi.
Club activities include educational events, schooling and recognized shows, clinics, seminars, tack sales, and an Annual Awards Program. SEDA’s award winning newsletter, Off Course, is published bi-monthly as a service to its members. Read more about our club here.
SEDA is a 501 (c) 7, a social organization, with the purpose of promoting both Dressage and Eventing for the benefit of its membership.
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Amen Corner Farm Schooling Dressage Show
The First Dance Recognized Dressage Show
Prize list. Closing date: February 26 postmark/March 5 online
Spring Fleur de Leap
Prize list. Closing date February 19.
Fleur de Leap Schooling HT, CT and Dressage Show is coming up fast, March 5-6. Many hands will be needed to make this show possible … and a success! We urge you to use the opportunity to earn your volunteer hours, try a new role, meet some new people, AND have some fun. Please contact Watson Copeland if you can help out. He will be making calls to recruit volunteers!
Freestyle Clinic April 16-17
Freestyle Clinic with Cynthia Collins has been scheduled for April 16-17, 2016 at Equi Best Equestrian Center. Sign up form available here
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We Want to Hear from You!
Check out our new feature … the Suggestion Box! Use it to let us know how we are doing or if you have suggestions about programs, opportunities, or ways you think we could improve. Thank you for your feedback! Responses to the submissions will be posted in the Off Course newsletter and on the website.
Show Your Club Spirit-Buy SEDA Merchandise! NEW ITEMS ADDED!!
SEDA has set up a store at CafePress where you can buy all manner of items featuring the SEDA logo. Bonus: a percentage of all purchases goes back to the club. That means more money for awards, ribbons, course improvements and more for our members! Check it out here
2015 SEDA Awards Banquet
2015 USDF Convention in Las Vegas
by Nicole Landreneau
It was an honor to represent SEDA at the USDF Convention in Las Vegas in December. Convention is always an interesting experience: somewhat predictable, but always a few surprises.
As the delegate for SEDA, I am required to attend the two Region 9 meetings held at Convention. The first day is always a long meeting, with much to cover and, typically, a few visitors come in. This time, the visitor was a representative from The Dressage Foundation. This worthy organization does a lot to provide money for dressage education at all levels. » Read more
By Parrish Frisbee
Receiving the SEDA young rider scholarship was an honor, and I was excited to apply it to four dressage sessions with Vicky Busch of Busch Sporthorses last spring. I am also grateful to have been given the chance to continue training on Virtuoso during these sessions, who is a KWPN gelding owned by Mr. Richard Freeman of Oak Hill Ranch. » Read more