Why Join WDCTA?

Whether you join as an individual, a family, a junior, or a business member, you get a lot for your hard-earned dollar. Here are just a few of the perks:

  • Group membership in the United States Dressage Federation which includes member perks such as:
    • You are entitled to a discount on merchandise in the USDF store and discounts through USDF’s Member Perks Partners (must be logged in to USDF's website to access the following discounts):
      • Dressage Extensions ($10 off any purchase of $100 or more – one time use)
      • DressageClinic.com (15% discount on membership)
      • DressageTrainingOnline.com (25% discount on membership)
      • FarmVet – (5% discount – some exclusions apply) 
      • HotelStorm - NEW for 2017!  Exclusive hotel savings of 10-55% over other online travel agencies at 700,000+ properties worldwide, includes 24/7 concierge, and the best hotel prices just for members
      • MyDressageStats.com (One free month of membership)
      • Premier Equestrian (5% discount on all Premier Equestrian items)
      • Discount in the USDF Store (10%)
      • USRider (Join USRider with no activation fee for a savings of $29 off the normal new membership rate
    • Full access to all non-retail titles on the USDF app
    • Access to the "Members Only" section of the USDF website
    • Discounted rates at USDF educational events
    • Access to USDF's new e-Trak education program
    • Subscription to USDF Connection (10 issues) including digital access
  • Subscription to WDCTA's eQuester Newsletter (12 issues)
  • USDF and WDCTA Awards programs
  • Eligibility for WDCTA educational Scholarships
  • Business members receive special business advertising rates plus, web banners and links to your website or email
  • Discounts on WDCTA-sponsored Programs such as clinics, symposia, schooling shows & USDF-sponsored events
  • And much more!

WDCTA's membership term mirrors that of the United States Dressage Federation: December 1 - November 30 annually.

The WDCTA has four Chapters distributed throughout the state of Wisconsin and in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Members typically elect to join the Chapter in their geographical area but are welcome to choose any Chapter and attend all club meetings. Scheduled meeting dates and minutes for each Chapter are published on the calendar and are also listed in the eQuester newsletter where available.

Classification of Members (From the WDCTA Bylaws) 

  • INDIVIDUAL - Composed of persons eighteen (18) years of age and over, who, upon submission and payment of the prescribed dues, shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of membership, including one (1) vote.
  • FAMILY - Composed of persons who belong to the same family, who, upon submission and payment of the prescribed dues, shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of membership, including two (2) votes per family membership.
  • JUNIOR - Composed of persons seventeen (17) years of age and under as of January 1st of the current year, who, upon submission and payment of the prescribed dues, shall be entitled to all the
    rights and privileges of membership, including one (1) vote.
  • BUSINESS - Composed of any person or business, who, upon submission and payment of the prescribed dues, shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of membership, including one (1) vote. Business members also receive advertising in the newsletter and on the website, as defined by the Board of Directors.
  • LIFE - Composed of persons who at any time made a significant contribution to the Association, who, upon submission and payment, shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of membership, including one (1) vote. Such members shall be waived subsequent dues or assessments after such time as the initial contribution is made, and shall always be entitled to all the rights and privileges of membership, including one (1) vote.

 

Ready to join or renew?

See our printable Membership Form on our Forms Page, or join or renew on-line securely via Paypal!   If you have any questions about membership, contact the WDCTA Membership Chair.

Check out our Stable, Instructor, Breeder, and Business Listings. Owners who are current WDCTA members may include their facility in any or all of these listings, as applicable. To apply, complete the WDCTA Application Form for Stable, Instructor, Breeder or Business Listing, or apply quickly online. Please visit our Buy/Sell SIBB Listing Form page!

You may now pay online via Paypal for your Membership, Stable, Instructor, Breeder, or Business Listing, as well as advertising in our eQuester newsletter!  

 

Online Individual/Family Membership Form

Online Business Membership Form

Stable, Instructor, Breeder, & Business Listing Form

Online Advertising Form

Printable Membership Form