About USDF

November 27, 2013

The United States Dressage Federation is the only national membership organization dedicated to dressage, a method of horse training in existence since ancient Greece and an Olympic sport since the inception of the modern Olympics in the late 1800’s.

Dedicated to education, the recognition of achievement and promotion of dressage, USDF is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization with more than 30 different educational programs, 125 affiliate local or regional clubs and more than 2000 annual awards for excellence in competition.

The national levels, Training Level through Fourth Level, are governed by theUnited States Equestrian Federation. The international levels are governed by theFederation Equestre Internationale (FEI).

We encourage you to read more about our historycompetitive dressage,dressage training and the history of this wonderful sport.