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We are the official Wisconsin Affiliate of the Western Dressage Association® of America, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2018. 


Western Dressage Association® of Wisconsin's mission is to build an equine community that combines the Western traditions of horse and rider with Classical Dressage. WDAWI strives to provide an educational and competitive environment that is accessible and inclusive to all levels of riders and horses. Our mission follows the guiding principles of Western Dressage Association® of America which states:


We honor the horse.

We value the partnership

between horse and rider.

We celebrate the legacy

of the American West.

What is Western Dressage? 

Western Dressage integrates the historically validated principles of Dressage with the best of Western Working Horse tradition.  It is a systematic and progressive system of training for the Western horse and rider, in the traditional stock tack with the purpose of enjoying a safe, pleasurable, versatile and useful working horse. Whether your ultimate goal is in the show pen, barrel racing, ranch work or trail riding; discover the benefits of Western Dressage in the development of your horse and your partnership. ~Courtesy of WDAA

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How To Become A Member

The Western Dressage Association® of Wisconsin(WDAWI) along with the Western Dressage Association® of America(WDAA) have both adopted a Calendar Year membership from January 1 through December 31.

You are REQUIRED to have a current & active membership with the Western Dressage Association® of America to join WDAWI.

To become a member of our state affiliate, just fill out the online form below. Please be sure to have your WDAA Member Number or your WDAA PayPal Transaction ID from your recent WDAA membership purchase readily available. You will have the option to use PayPal or another card.

Thank you for your continued support!  We look forward to seeing you!

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Member Kudos

Highlighting Accomplishments of our Members


Kudos to WDAWI member Joann Williams and her horse Gallod Ffantastic, "Worf" on their achievement of the WDAA Horse Lifetime Points and Awards top honor: Supreme Champion. Great work!

~June 2019


Attention Members

Email us your accomplishments! 

Completed your 1st show?

Accomplished a goal you set? 

Won an award? 

Reach out and let us know! A short note and picture preferred. We would love to share your moment!


As a 501c(3) non-profit, WDAWI seeks sponsors each year to help support our educational events and our horse shows.  We encourage our members and all equine enthusiasts  to patronize them for continuing to support the love of the horse!

We Thank Our Sponsors

The Current Board


Brenda Levine


Samantha Essers
Vice President


Kari Wegenke


Theresa Wortel



E5346 750th Ave, Menomonie, WI 54751

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