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Welcome to the Central States
Dressage and Eventing Association

The CSDEA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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Winter in Minnesota

Submitted by Jennie Hakes

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 CSDEA 2014 Year End highlights

Supported members – riders – facility owners

  • A Facilities Development Program grant supported the construction of a water complex at a member-owned equestrian facility.
  • The annual CSDEA Dressage Festival & Championship attracts more than 150 competitor and spectators as well as generates $5,000 in net revenue for the organization.
  • Awarded scholarships (average - $100) to members to support their participation in educational clinics.
  • Advanced the education of 20 young riders through the Junior Developing Rider Program.
  • Sponsored five riding clinics and two unmounted clinics, including nationally recognized trainers/competitors/leaders Jennifer Truett and Paul Belasik.
  • Honored more than 100 competing members with CSDEA Year End Awards.
  • Fall Tack Swap raised $44,000 - 85 percent returned to consignors - with the remainder supporting area pony clubs and CSDEA programs. (2014 Spring Tack Swap cancelled due to EHV-1 outbreak.)


  • Cross Country article recognized with a 2014 USDF General Membership Organization (GMO) Newsletter Award: Best General Interest Article.
  • Produced yearly Omnibus directory of horse shows and trials, schooling shows and clinic.
  • The website,, provides valuable resources and tools for members and non-members throughout the region.


  • Represented the interests of our region at the national annual meetings of the United States Dressage Federation and the United States Eventing Association.


The Central States Dressage and Eventing Association is a member of the United States Dressage Federation and the United States Eventing Association.