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The USEF Dressage Seat Medal program celebrates excellence in equitation and strives to develop a solid foundation for future success in the international dressage arena. Youth wishing to qualify for the USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals must compete at USDF/USEF Dressage Seat Medal Semi-Final held at Great American/USDF Regional Championships. Riders placing in the top two in the Semi-Finals are automatically invited to the Finals. 

2024 Festival of Champions

August 19-25, 2024 | HITS Chicago at Lamplight Equestrian Center | Wayne, IL

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The top two placed riders at the USDF DSM Semi-Finals are invited to compete in the USEF DSM Finals. If one of the top two riders in any Semi-Finals class does not wish to compete in the Finals, the third-place rider in the respective class will be invited to compete up until entries close for the Finals. 

Information will be sent to the riders receiving an automatic invitation to the Finals in the Spring. 


USEF/USDF Dressage Seat Medal Program

Additional Resources

Dressage Seat Equitation Guidelines for Competitors

Qualification Requirements for the USDF DSM Semi-Finals & USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals

USEF Dressage Seat Equitation - Individual Workouts

Suggested Dressage Seat Equitation patterns, from easy to difficult.

Dressage Seat Equitation Score Sheet


Dressage Seat Medal Class Score Sheet

For use during the USDF DSM Semi-Finals & USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals.