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 III & 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.
News & Updates
We need your feedback!
The SEDA Board is trying to make sure that we are communicating effectively with our membership. In order to do that, we need to hear from you. Please take a few moments to complete our short 10 question survey about communications from SEDA. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KFWRTZF
Thank you to everyone who has already responded. We’d like to hear from a few more people – there are several days left to take the survey!
SEDA Scholarship Deadline is May 1
A junior and a senior scholarship will be awarded this spring. Please consider taking advantage of this opportunity. Details are here.
SEDA Board Meeting – Monday, May 4
7:00PM at Bravo’s in Metairie. Please contact Lynn Quast if you plan to attend or have an agenda item.
Le Bon Temps Recognized Dressage Show May 15-17
Prize list available! Download it here: Le Bon Temps Prize List
Volunteers needed!! Please contact Elaine Harmon if you are available to help.
The Breeders’ Breakfast will be returning on Sunday of the show weekend. Join us for a wonderful feast, meet and greet the producers of fabulous sport horses in our area and support dressage. Bring a friend!
May 9 Eventing Derby
Photography Clinic with Marie Cobb August 15, 2015
Study with a master!! You’ve seen her work, loved her photos of you and your horses … so now you can learn to use your camera and tips on taking photographs of horses (and pretty much anything else!) This one day clinic will address camera basics, your questions (for more advanced photographers) and an afternoon photo session. Lunch will be provided. Bring your owner’s manual and a laptop to download your images. A minimum of 5 people required, maximum of 10 people allowed. Last year’s clinic filled up fast! Reserve your space now: registration available online. $150 per person.
Are You Getting Our Communications?
SEDA distributes a weekly e-news update straight to your inbox. This is available only to our current registered members – if you are not receiving it, please check with our Membership Director to be sure that we have your correct email address on file.
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