Life Membership

An Active Membership for the life of the member. $1,500.00 one time fee.


Your membership entitles you to participate in the following activities:

  • Horse of the Year Competition—Horse/rider combinations can qualify to compete, at all levels, for the CDS Annual Show.

  • Junior/Young Rider Championships—Juniors and Young Riders can qualify to compete, at all levels, for CDS Junior Championships. CDS also offers specialized clinics and seminars especially oriented for the Junior (18 years and under) and Young Riders (21 years and under).

  • Educational Activities—Statewide educational programs includes Riding and Instructor Seminars, National Symposiums and Judge's Forums, plus many more. Through CDS sponsorships, individual chapters can co-sponsor such programs as clinics, competitions, films, and informal schooling sessions with esteemed riding professionals. The goal is to educate, inspire, and challenge dressage enthusiast to strive for excellence. Individual prices based on programs.


Your membership entitles you to receive the following

  • "Dressage Letters"—The monthly publication of the Society offers educational literature ranging from book reviews to commentary by notable horsemen and horsewomen along with a complete calendar of all CDS events. Free with Membership.

  • The CDS Omnibus—A yearly publication, offers dressage show premiums and entry forms for your convenience in planning and entering show for the year. 1 copy free each year with membership. Available to members only. Duplicate copy $10

  • Chapter Handbook—Printed booklets of all CDS By-laws, Chapter setup guide, show organization tool, job description for show personnel. Available to members only. Duplicate copy $20