Western Dressage Association® of  America (WDAA) State Affiliates are separately incorporated not-for-profit associations.  Each association is able to respond to local needs within and bordering geographic areas of its state. The Western Dressage Association® of America provides to each State Affiliate organization a broad framework of benefits that include website access, social media, and educational resources as well as access to the WDAA 501(c)(3) group tax exemption.

The Western Dressage Association® of America encourages anyone having an interest in establishing a WDAA Affiliate within his or her state to contact us to apply for affiliate status. We will be happy to send you the required materials for application.

Affiliate Committee Chair: Cliff Swanson ([email protected]).

Please email [email protected] for more information.

The Western Dressage Association® of America is a national association. Any state affiliate organizations accepted are incorporated state by state. The WDAA has no regional or other affiliates, and any other organization or group using the term “Western Dressage” in its name or promotional materials is not affiliated, sponsored, or endorsed by the Western Dressage Association® of America in any way.


We invite everyone living in or near any WDAA state affiliate (see map HERE) to visit their website or FB page to contact an affiliate member to join. Our affiliates host WDAA recognized western dressage shows and educational clinics, and many of them have year-end awards and rider awards. More information about these award programs is provided on individual affiliate websites.

Arizona Western Dressage Association of Arizona – Website/Facebook page
California California Western Dressage Association –Website/Facebook page
Colorado Western Dressage Association of Colorado – Website
Florida Western Dressage Association of Florida – Website/Facebook page
Illinois Western Dressage Association of Illinois – Website/Facebook page
Georgia Western Dressage Association of Georgia – Website/Facebook page
Massachusetts Western Dressage Association of Massachusetts – Website/Facebook page
Michigan Western Dressage Association of Michigan – Website/Facebook page
Ohio Ohio Western Dressage Association - Website/Facebook page
Pennsylvania Western Dressage Association - Website/Facebook page
Virginia Western Dressage Association of Virginia - Website/Facebook page
 Western Dressage Association of Wisconsin – Website/Facebook page



McLaughlin Ribbon Awards is now the Official Award Ribbon Supplier and Partner of the Western Dressage Association of America and their State Affiliates! The Western Dressage Association of America is an Educational Not for Profit with a 501c3 status. Their primary focus is on education about and the promotion of Western Dressage.