North American Western Dressage

NAWDy Competitors have tools at their disposal not found anywhere else!!

The Power of the Video:

The competitor's own video, coupled with the judge's comments, is, without a doubt, the most effective tool any rider can have. 

Judges spend around 30 minutes per test (or more), using that time to make detailed and precise evaluations on your ride. 

To learn more about the NAWDy Judging Team, click here...  

NAWDy Sponsored Clinics

There are many clinics held each year. The NAWDy professionals teaching will give discounts to NAWDy members. 

NAWDy Professional's Blog

Check out the Blog. 

Easy not the definition of the word simple.

Circles are simple, not "easy". ... Be a hero to your horse, Practice riding the "perfect" circle

NAWD and WDAA recognized Show, Eau Claire, WI

Western Dressage Wisconsin NAWD and WDAA Reorganized show, June 3rd, 2018. Contact Karen Jacobson at 715-577-9800 Eau Claire Bit and Spur 10490 W. Cameron St. Eau Claire Wi. 54703 Flyer and show bill will be done in a couple of days. Classes will be WD, Trail, and 6...

2 Clinics in Kentucky

Connie Leach tells us that there will be 2 Western Dressage Clinics in Kentucky. April 14th and 15th, Julie Slater will come and teach the participants about western dressage and Ranch Horse principles.   Russell Springs, Ky April 14th,2018 Wilmore, Ky April 15th,...

NAWD and protecting the Western Dressage horse from detrimental effects of riding behind the vertical

The inception of western dressage was met with great fanfare and excitement just 5 or 6 years ago and it continues to grow and build.  We have seen the excitement of people competing at a World Show, winning World Championships, and being able to show from home...

Things your horse will thank you for

Jen Johnson NAWD Judge and Board Member In my family we have a Thanksgiving tradition of going around the table and expressing gratitude. This time of the year I always turn my thoughts to the things in my life that I am grateful for.  Faith, family, friends, all of...

Trax for Education

We all know that competition is one way to learn and become better partners to our equine friends.  However, there are many other ways to work towards achieving our goals.  NAWD TRAX for Education gives you credit for learning and growing in many different areas of horsemanship.  


NAWD TRAX for Education gives members credit for learning and growing in many different areas of horsemanship.