Member Benefits 2022

Benefits of Being a DCNM Member...So many great reasons to join!

DCNM is dedicated to supporting its members with benefits that help support their love and enthusiasm for the sport of Dressage.  Each membership year is full of great opportunities.  

USEF USDF Dressage Competitions

DCNM presents 4 licensed dressage competitions days per year

May of each year is the first USEF USDF recognized show in Santa Fe NM that attracts competitors from throughout USDF Region 5.  This show, Swing Into Spring I and II is always a great show to enjoy the beautiful early summer season and Santa Fe. 

September of each year features the GAIG USDF Region 5 Championships and Open Show.  If awarded to DCNM, this is a premier championship show that is one of only nine that are held throughout the United States.  It is a qualifier for the USDF Dressage Finals in November.  The award of this show is a great privilege and honor for DCNM.  THey have hosted the REgion 5 Championship in 2021 and 2022. 

October of each year.  If DCNM is not hosting the Region 5 Championship for the year, they have a level 2 show known as Fall Flaunt It! I and II.  This is a very popular show to kick off the next competition year by offer 2 licensed show days for competitors to obtain their qualifying scores for the regional championship show.  

Year End Awards

DCNM is proud to offer its members a special acknowledgement of their achievements througour the year with a special gala party and the presentation of Year End Awards for competition achievement; volunteer service; education merit; special recognition and much more!  Among the many DCNM awards is the very special Karin Cassidy Lencyk Outstanding Service Award. 

HOOF IT UP! University

DCNM Members earn credits each year for their attendance and achievement in education.  Credits may be earned by attending USDF or other education events; earning USDF and/or USEF licensing credentials; attending clinics and symposia; and being awarded designations for achievement in dressage levels (Bronze, Silver, Gold, Freestyle, etc)