Welcome to the Wisconsin Dressage & Combined Training Association
Save These 2017 Dates!
We have a few important dates in 2017 you may want to save on your calendar!
- February 11-12: KM Chapter presents a Tom Poulin Dressage clinic at Rosebury Farm, Mukwonago
- March 17 - 19: "Yvonne Barteau Musical Freestyle Clinic" (Friday, Saturday AM, and Sunday) at Rosebury Farm, Mukwonago
- Saturday afternoon, March 18: "2016 WDCTA Award Banquet & Annual Meeting" including "Ride the Right Horse" presented by Yvonne Barteau, at Thunder Bay Grille, Pewaukee
- April 21-23: "Midwest Horse Fair" at the Alliant Energy Center - WDCTA Demonstrations!
- July 22-23: SW Chapter's "Capital Mini Event"
- November 4-5: William Fox-Pitt Symposium at the Alliant Energy Center
Watch our Calendar of Events, Home Page, and Forms pages for more information.
Now Accepting 2017 New Members & Renewals!
WDCTA is now accepting new members and membership renewals for 2017. Be an "early bird" and renew now to ensure uninterrupted membership benefits with WDCTA and USDF, and of course delivery of WDCTA's eQuester newsletter! WDCTA's membership term mirrors that of the United States Dressage Federation: December 1 - November 30 annually.
You may join or renew online and pay with Paypal via our online Membership Form.
Business Members may also renew online or via our online Business Membership form. If you would prefer to mail in your membership with a check, the 2017 Membership form is available for download (for a Word doc please visit our FORMS page).
Those Members wishing to renew their Stable, Instructor, Breeder, or Business (SIBB) listing may also do so either online or via our printable form. SIBB listings are for WDCTA members only. Business Listings are for Retail Businesses such as Feed Stores, Tack Shops, Truck or Trailer sales, Insurance, Fencing companies and others not covered by our Stable, Instructor, or Breeder listings.
William Fox-Pitt Eventing Symposium
November 4-5, 2017, Alliant Energy Center, Madison WI
WDCTA Musical Freestyle Clinic with Yvonne Barteau
2016 Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet, March 17 - 19, Rosebury Farm, Mukwonago
Yvonne Barteau of KYB Dressage has been the clinician at Kettle Moraine Chapter’s Annual Musical Freestyle clinic for the past three years. She selects music per the rider’s music preferences and choreographs the freestyle. The successful result of these clinics is demonstrated by the numerous riders having qualified their freestyles all the way to the USDF Nationals in Kentucky.
Nominations for Member of the Year
Nominations due January 31
WDCTA recognizes Members of the Year at our Educational Conference & Annual Meeting each year. Make sure your deserving members get nominated by sending in a short description of how your nominee has contributed to WDCTA. Nominations for Member of the Year should be sent to WDCTA Secretary Melinda DeLuca. Please have your nominations in no later than January 31. Nominations should include a short explanation as to why the member is being nominated.
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British Olympic Eventing Star 'Chilli Morning' Retires from Competition
Source: Fox-Pitt Eventing
William Fox-Pitt Eventing announced the retirement of Olympic Event horse Chilli Morning. Says the Fox-Pitt crew:
"The amazing Chilli Morning left us yesterday for a happy retirement. In his career with Team Fox-Pitt Chilli has been three times winner at Bramham Park, the only stallion to win Badminton in 2015. He won Bronze medals at the 2013 Europeans and 2014 World Championships, and finished the highest placed British horse at the 2016 Rio Olympics."
Chilli Morning is a 16.3H liver chestnut stallion by Phantomic.