Mid-South Eventing & Dressage Association

MSEDA Annual Meeting

Join us for the MSEDA Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet

**You MUST register separately for each event**

Event Schedule

Saturday, December 2nd
Lexington Hilton Downtown

Address: 369 Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507

8:30am – MSEDA Business Meeting – Open to all members

10:00am - David O'Connor: "Eventing -The Big Picture; Now & The Future"

12:00pm-1:30pm - Lunch

1:30pm - 4:30pm - David O'Connor: "Systematic Training of Event Horse & Rider"

5:00pm - Cocktail Hour

6:00pm - Dinner & Year-End Awards Banquet– Dancing with Live Music by "The Fever"

Sunday, December 3rd
Valley View Farm of Midway
Address: 4606 W Leestown Rd, Midway, KY 40347

Demonstration with riders & horses.

9:00am – 3:00pm  David O'Connor: "All the Levels – Demonstration & Discussion of Required Skill Sets"
Food available on grounds.

If you're interested in being a demo rider, please contact Mary Fike.

Eventing Superstar David O’Connor to Offer Educational Opportunities in the Bluegrass

October 16, 2017 – Lexington, KY – the MidSouth Eventing and Dressage Association (MSEDA) will welcome eventing great David O’Connor to the Bluegrass as part of the year-end awards banquet and educational forum on December 2 and 3, 2017.

Beginning at the Lexington Hilton Downtown, O’Connor will offer insight into the sport of eventing on Saturday, Dec. 2. During the morning session, he will take an overarching view of where the discipline is now and where it is poised to go. Saturday’s afternoon session will cover O’Connor’s training system of both horse and rider.

O’Connor is uniquely qualified to offer an educational symposium of this caliber; he competed in two Olympic Games, a Pan American Games and a World Equestrian Games before transitioning to the administrative side of international eventing. He has held top coaching roles for both the United States and Canadian eventing teams, and was the President of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) from 2004 to 2012. Additionally, O’Connor was inducted into the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Hall of Fame in 2009. 

On Saturday evening, attendees of the educational forum are invited to stay for the ever-popular MSEDA Year-end Awards Banquet, which will be emceed by O’Connor. Open to all equine enthusiasts, the evening promises to be a good time, with delicious food, a live band and a member video.

On Sunday, horse-and-rider pairs of all skill levels will clinic in front of O’Connor’s watchful eye at Valley View Farm in Midway, Ky. O’Connor will focus on the skill set required of both horse and rider at the different levels, breaking down the theories into easy-to-understand concepts.

The entire weekend will be focused bettering athletes, both horses and riders, and celebrating their success in the show ring.

For more information on the auditing the clinic or attending the educational forum or the MSEDA year-end awards banquet, please visit mseda.org

Midsouth Eventing & Dressage Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

MSEDA’s mission is to promote and preserve the sports of Eventing and Dressage in the Mid-South area, by providing leadership and education to its members and the community at large. To further these goals, MSEDA will provide educational opportunities, fair and safe competitions, promote the welfare of the horse and rider and reward the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the FEI level.

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