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PVDA offers a wide variety of membership types to meet a variety of needs. We offer Junior/Young Rider memberships (members under the age of 21), Adult (21 yrs or order), Senior (65 yrs or older), Family (more than one member of the same household) and Business memberships (for trainers, breeders, etc.)

The membership year runs from December 1st through November 30th each year. The easiest and quickest way to apply for, or renew, a membership is to use the online membership application. Paper renewals (click here to download) can be mailed to our membership chair at: PVDA Membership c/o Liz Erwin, 16816 Norbrook Drive, Olney, MD 20832

Click here to: SIGN IN / RENEW - For those who have a current PVDA membership. If you need your user name and password, please contact Liz Erwin at (You can update this information once logged in.)

Click here to: JOIN / REGISTER - For those who are new to PVDA and wish to start a membership with PVDA.

IMPORTANT REMINDER …. BEFORE signing up for a show, please verify that you are a current member. Don’t wait until it’s too late!

Since the membership committee maintains a database of members, including member information, it is very important that you notify the membership coordinator ( of any changes to your contact information. Otherwise, your information could be published incorrectly in the Member Directory (you can choose whether to have your contact information included in the Member Directory when you fill out the online membership application.)

Membership Types 

 Adult - Over 21 yr
1 year - $60
2 year - $100
Lifetime - $799

1 year - $90
2 year - $150

 Jr/YR - under 21 yrs
1 year - $45
2 year - $75

Senior - over 65 yrs
1 year - $45
 2 year - $75 

 Family Primary Member +1
1 year - $85
2 year - $145

 Each Add'l Family Member
1 year - $20
2 year - $40

Family Membership
A family is defined as individuals in the immediate family who either live at the same address or who have the same legal address. Only one (1) newsletter and/or mailing will be sent per family. All family members are recognized by USDF and each will be given a separate USDF Member ID, separate PVDA Member ID, and membership card.

Junior/Young Rider Membership
A Jr/Young Rider is an individual who has not reached their 21st birthday by January 1 of the membership year. A birthday is required for validation when a Jr/YR membership is selected.

Senior Membership
A senior adult is an individual who has reached their 65th birthday by January 1 of the membership year. A birthdate is required for validation when a Senior membership is selected.


Earn a Free Membership

Would you like a free membership? As an all-volunteer organization, PVDA relies on the generosity of its membership to keep the organization going and to continue putting on schooling shows and recognized shows, and continue offering so many outstanding benefits. To show our appreciation, any PVDA member who volunteers to manage a PVDA sponsored schooling show will receive a 1 year free membership.
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Membership Benefits

Whether you join as an individual, a family, a junior, or a business member, you get a lot for your hard-earned dollar. Here are just a few of the perks:

  • Group membership in the United States Dressage Federation which includes member perks such as:
    • A discount on merchandise in the USDF store and discounts through USDF’s Member Perks Partners (must be logged in to USDF's website to access the following discounts):
      • Dressage Extensions ($10 off any purchase of $100 or more – one time use)
      • (15% discount on membership)
      • (25% discount on membership)
      • HotelStorm - Exclusive hotel savings of 10-55% over other online travel agencies at 700,000+ properties worldwide, includes 24/7 concierge, and the best hotel prices just for members
      • (One free month of membership)
      • Premier Equestrian (5% discount on all Premier Equestrian items)
      • Discount in the USDF Store (10%)
      • USRider (Join USRider with no activation fee for a savings of $29 off the normal new membership rate
    • Full access to all non-retail titles on the USDF app
    • Access to the "Members Only" section of the USDF website
    • Discounted rates at USDF educational events
    • Access to USDF's new e-Trak education program
    • Subscription to USDF Connection (10 issues) including digital access
    • Eligibility to receive a USDF Ruth Arvanette Memorial Fund grant, which funds USDF convention attendance
    • Eligibility for the Regional GMO Volunteer of the Year Award
    • Eligibility to compete in the Colonel Bengt Ljungquist Memorial Championships
  • Subscription to the PVDA Newsletter (12 issues)
  • USDF and PVDA Awards Programs
  • Eligibility for PVDA educational scholarships
  • Discounts on PVDA sponsored programs such as clinics, symposia, schooling shows, etc.
  • Eligibility to join a PVDA chapter and participate in the annual Chapter Challenge
  • And much more!
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