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
Fleur de Leap
The Spring Fleur de Leap is fast approaching: March 7 & 8! We are in need of lots of volunteers to put on a super event. If you can help out for any amount of time or in any way, please contact Morgan Vaughn 504.512.0124 or [email protected]
Ride times are available: Due to the number of Intro Only Dressage Tests and Training Level Dressage Tests, some Dressage Only rides will occur Sunday morning. Contact Morgan Vaughn if you have any questions. FDL Saturday Ride Times / FDL Sunday Ride Times
Beginning at the Spring Fleur de Leap Horse Show, we ask competitors to bring and use their own competition pinnys for the Cross Country portion of the horse trials. Pinnys may be purchased here: http://www.victorycanter.com/Competition-Pinny-Holder.html
Watch our Facebook page for exciting news about sponsors for this year’s Fleur de Leap events!
Ree Photographics is the official photographer of the Fleur de Leap Schooling Horse Trials, Combined Test and Dressage Show. Please sign up in advance to get your fabulous photo taken at the event! http://mariecobb.zenfolio.com/sign-up-form
The First Dance I & II Recognized Dressage Show
The prize list for this show is now available. Download here. 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!
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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