Member Benefits


Members of a USDF Group Member Organization (GMO) enjoy all the benefits of their GMO and USDF through one membership process.  By joining a GMO, members automatically become a member of the only national organization devoted exclusively to dressage.  


 eTRAK, USDF’s online learning center for dressage and equine education.  Through one convenient location, access hundreds of educational resources, engage in structured learning activities, and earn USDF University Program credit!

 Ten issues of the award-winning USDF Connection magazine

 Access to the digital version of USDF Connection

 Full access to all non-retail titles on the USDF app

 Eligibility to compete as rider and/or owner at USEF-licensed/USDF-recognized shows

 Eligibility for USDF Rider Awards (Rider Performance Awards, Bronze, Silver and Gold Medal, Freestyle Gold, Silver and Bronze Bar, Master’s Challenge)

 Eligibility for USDF/Dover Saddlery Adult Amateur National Merit Award

 Access to “members only” section of the USDF website

 E-newsletters sent by USDF, which helps Group Members stay in touch with what is happening at USDF

 A USDF Group Member card which can be used at USDF competitions and an online membership card available for printing, at any time, free of charge

 Discounted rates at USDF educational events

 Discount in the USDF store

 Discounts with USDF’s Member Perks Partners

 Eligibility to earn USDF University Program credit

 Representation at the BOG through the GMO delegate

 Eligibility to receive a Ruth Arvanette Memorial Fund grant, which funds convention attendance

 Eligibility for the Regional GMO Volunteer of the Year Award

 GMO youth members (21 and under) are eligibility for the USDF Youth Volunteer of the Year Award, USDF Shining Star Awards, and USDF Arts and Creativity Contest

 Eligibility for the “L” Education Program

 Grants funded by The Dressage Foundation are available to USDF Group Members