Mid-South Eventing & Dressage Association


The deadline for grant applications is December 15th.

The MSEDA Educational Grants are awarded annually to applicants who desire to pursue additional honing of their equestrian knowledge and are committed to giving back to the sport in some manner.  

REQUIREMENTS: To apply for a MSEDA educational grant, you must have a current MSEDA Membership and have at least 8 volunteer hours at MSEDA Sanctioned shows. 4 of the required 8 volunteer hours may be donated. 

Please click here for the mail-in version of the current grant application, or click here to apply online.

Grant Descriptions

The $1,000 Christine Brown Memorial Grant is named in honor of passionate equestrian enthusiast Christine Brown. Known for her deep generosity to both humans and horses, this award is given in her honor each year.

The $500 MSEDA Educational Grant is awarded to a deserving MSEDA member in good standing to further his or her equine education.

The $500 MSEDA Junior Grant was established to further the equine education of the organization's younger members. MSEDA believes that by providing additional opportunities for the young riders in our association, Area 8 and Region 2 will continue to be competitive on a local, regional and national level for many years to come.

Helen Sproat Officials Training Grant - $1,000

MSEDA Competition Grant - purpose of this grant is to support MSEDA sanctioned competitions in purchasing useful equipment, tools, or objects that will enhance safety and quality of their shows for the future. The total value of the grant is $500, and will be reimbursed to the competition organizer upon submission of receipts of purchase. This is a good opportunity to invest in stakes for cross country jumps, safety cups, measuring equipment, a new jump, etc. Click here to download the Competition Grant Application.

Past MSEDA Grant Recipients

Christine Brown Memorial Grant: William Robertson

MSEDA Exceptional Educational Grant: Chelsea Smith  

MSEDA Educational Grant:
Joan Gariboldi

MSEDA Educational Grant: Kristen Brennan

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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