New England Dressage Association - NEDA
New England Dressage Association - NEDA is the United States Dressage Federation’s (USDF) largest single-chapter GMO. NEDA offers its members top quality educational, competitive and scholarship opportunities. The mission of NEDA is to promote and support the art and sport of dressage to the equestrian community for the purpose of fostering individual and collective growth by providing leadership, education, exhibitions, publications, competitions and to enhance greater public awareness, understanding, and appreciation for the discipline of dressage. There are many membership options and NEDA welcomes all equine enthusiasts to participate or volunteer. NEDA belongs to USDF Region 8. For more information, visit NEDA.org.
Carl Hester on the Joys and Challenges of Being a Popular Clinician
With a new year comes new opportunities to learn as riders gear up to compete for coveted spots in high-caliber clinics. And while riders might find such clinics to be a bit stressful, six-time Dressage Olympian and much-in-demand clinician Carl Hester says being the clinician is often no less stressful.
Posted on Jan 26, 2023
Dressage Legend Carl Hester Works With New Talent at 2022 NEDA Fall Symposium
"It was rewarding for me because I saw the benefits this morning of them being able to go away and think about what we did yesterday, look at their video so they could maybe match up with my words something that was important,”
Posted on Oct 19, 2022
Dressage Olympian Dorothee Schneider Inspire American Youth
Dorothee Schneider (GER) urged riders to be introspective and to improve themselves. "If you improve yourself, you automatically improve your horse," she commented.
Posted on Nov 6, 2019
Riders Announced for the 2019 NEDA Symposium with Dorothee Schneider
Preliminary demonstration pairs for the New England Dressage Association (NEDA) Symposium were recently selected. The Symposium will be held October 19th-20that the Mount Holyoke College Equestrian Center in Hadley, MA., and will be headlined by two...
Posted on Sep 9, 2019
German Dressage Team Gold Medalist Dorothee Schneider to Make U.S. Teaching Debut
Olympic Gold Medalist, WEG Gold Medalist, and Two-time German Champion Dorothee Schneider Will Make U.S. Teaching Debut
Posted on Jun 7, 2019
Dressage Legend Karl Mikolka Aug 21, 1935 - May 12, 2019
Karl Mikolka's life spanned over eight decades with a history that was among the names of other legends who brought the are of Dressage to the level it is today. He influenced the early foundation of Dressage in America as the messenger and mentor to the talent that is present here today. Even if he did not ever teach some of the rising stars today, his words and influence on those who do, will live on.
Posted on May 16, 2019
Artist Lisa Marie Bishop is Painting Wellington Orange with Brooke USA
Painting Proceeds to Aid Equine Welfare Programs Lisa Marie Bishop, a highly sought after artist whose work graces the walls of art collectors and top equestrians worldwide, is again partnering with Brooke USA to help raise funds for its equine...
Posted on Feb 27, 2019
NEDA 2018 Fall Festival Marked the End of One Era and Start of Another
A nearly 30-year run of managing the New England Dressage Association’s Fall Festival ended when this year’s Fall Festival came to a close. Long-time show manager Beth Jenkins has passed the management torch to new manager Sue McKeown.
Posted on Oct 16, 2018
Riders Selected for 2018 NEDA Fall Symposium with Olympic Gold Medalist Charlotte Dujardin
Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro (Photo: (c) JS Edwards) After a large volume of applications and many strong contenders, the horse and rider pairs have been selected to participate at the 2018 New England Dressage Association (NEDA) Fall Symposium...
Posted on Sep 7, 2018
Spectacular Autographed Painting of Charlotte Dujardin & Valegro to Feature in Silent Auction at 2018 NEDA Symposium
Lisa Marie Bishop with "Showstoppers" her painting of Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro to be auctions to benefit BrookeUSA and The New England Dressage Association. A spectacular painting by popular artist Lisa Marie Bishop of triple Olympic dressage...
Posted on Sep 5, 2018