Northern Ohio Dressage Association

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Benefits of Noda membership

  • USDF "Group Member" Membership
  • NODA Schooling Shows Discounted Entry Fee
  • Schooling Show Series Championship participation
  • Year-End Awards & Scholarships
  • Professional Education Grants 
  • Amateur Scholarships 
  • Free or Discounted Fees to attend NODA sponsored / supported education events
  • NODA Officer or Board Member eligibility 
  • "NODA News" Newsletter
  • Free Classified Ads in Newsletter & online
  • Annual Member Equine Services Directory
  • Meet other horse enthusiasts
  • Open Member Meetings with Potluck Dinners & Educational Presentations 
  • Horsemen's Corral Subscription Discount - $10 for NODA Members (a $20 savings)
  • Volunteer Opportunities that provide Valuable NODA Bucks

USDF Group Member (GMO) Benefits:

Publications, Phone App, Membership Card:

  • USDF Member Guide (annual publication)

  • USDF Connection Magazine - 10 issues per year available online at and/or you may receive by US Mail plus YEAR-BOOK Edition 

  • USDF APP provides full access to all non-retail titles 

  • USDF e-News 

  • USDF GMO Card for USDF competitions 

USDF Eligibility to:

  • USDF University Program earned credit
  • USDF/Dover Saddlery Adult Amateur National Merit Award 
  • Participate in Rider Performance Award Programs
  • Compete at USEF-licensed/USDF-recognized competitions 
  • e-TRAK  Full access to USDF's On-line learning center for dressage and equine education
  •  Full access to the Official USDF source accurate and complete dressage scores
  • Representation at USDF Board of Govenors via GMO Delegate
  • Ruth Arvanette Grant (funds USDF convention attendance)
  • GMO Volunteer of the Year, Youth Volunteer of the Year, Shining Star, Arts & Creativity Contest Awards
  • USDF "L" Education Program
  • The Dressage Foundation Grants
USDF Discounts:
  • Member-discount rates including annual convention, national symposium, adult clinics, Jr/YR clinics, and the Trainers’ Conference
  • UDSF Store Member Discount

USDF’s Member Perks Partner Discounts:

Amateur Scholarships 

The education of our Amateur members (Junior, Young Rider and Adult) is very important to NODA as riders, horse owners, and possible future trainers.   

NODA will offer a total for four (4) scholarships:   Two (2) Junior/Young Rider Scholarships, and Two (2) Adult Amateur Scholarships.   An amateur member may be awarded a scholarship once every three years. 

Scholarship funds may not be applied to show fees, board bills, or leasing costs.  Application Deadline:  October 1

Scholarships may be used for any educational dressage event.   This includes all dressage clinics, symposiums, lessons, and other dressage education events.  

Annual Deadline October 1

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Professional Grants

Limited to NODA Professional Members.  

Do you attend education seminars, 
USEF or USDF events, programs, or functions?

*Please note that grants may not be used for riding clinics.

Annual Deadline October 1

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Northern Ohio Dressage Association USDF GMO 211

The USDF has approximately 130 affiliated dressage clubs, or Group Member Organizations (GMOs), across the United States and Canada. These clubs submit their membership rosters to the USDF office. By joining your local GMO, you automatically become a group member (GM) of USDF.   To learn more about how your group membership contributes to your GMOs voting strength at the Board of Governors meeting, click here.

USDF Group Member Membership Cards are mailed by USDF.  You get a USDF Group Membership Card unless you are a current USDF PM (Participating Member), or unless you are already a member of some other GMO.  You only get one card from the USDF.  Group Membership (GM) FAQs from USDF may be found at  Your USDF number will be the same whether you have a Participating Membership (PM) or a Group Membership (GM) because once you are assigned a USDF number, it does not change.  (NOTE: These GMO member cards are acceptable proof of USDF Membership at USEF-licensed/USDF-recognized shows.  The USEF membership card, which you must also present at recognized competitions, can also be found on the USDF web site.

NODA Membership cards are available only if requested, because the  online membership roster is used as verification of membership for all NODA activities.  If you would like a hardcopy NODA membership card, please contact Fran Cverna, Membership Chair, at  or 440-834-1774.

Our website is continually changing and growing. Check back frequently for new updates and information!  

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