Central New York Dressage & Combined Training Association

Promoting dressage and eventing as art and sport through competitions, clinics and educational activities.

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Lengthening Strides

CNYD&CTA was founded in 1971 and incorporated in 1977. CNYD&CTA is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit, tax-exempt New York State Charitable organization whose purpose is to promote interest and education in dressage and combined training among enthusiastic, equestrians in our community. CNYD&CTA hosts Dressage and Combined Training Schooling Shows, Clinics and Events each year as opportunities for development and education of both horses and riders. In addition, CNYD&CTA offers a variety of sponsored events in the area to allow members access to a full calendar of events in the local community. Throughout the year CNYD&CTA also offers educational series, demonstrations and lectures on a variety of topics are also available throughout the year as well as social events. 


As part of your CNYD&CTA membership, you will enjoy the following member benefits:

  • Receive discounts at CNYD&CTA Events and CNYD&CTA Sponsored Events including shows, clinics and other sponsored activities. Members are also invited to attend our monthly Board Meetings, held on the Second Monday of each month and Educational Presentations are offered during the Winter meeting which include topics on anything from horse health, to rider fitness, saddle fit, and more! For more details on our upcoming events: visit Calendar of Events page
  • Receive a USDF Group Membership. 
  • Eligible for all CNYD&CTA Year-End Awards including: Dressage, Eventing, and Rider Achievement. Visit: Year-End Awards page
  • Receive a complimentary subscription to the award-winning quarterly New York Horse Magazine. To learn more Click Here
  • And NEW FOR 2018! CNYD&CTA is pleased to announce that the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Equine Hospital has approved current CNYD&CTA members to receive a 5% discount on most hospital services (ex: office calls, hospitalization, imaging, anesthesia, surgery fees). The discount is not applicable toward any pharmaceuticals or labs. CNYD&CTA members should identify themselves as members at the time of arrival and hospital staff will confirm eligibility

Membership runs from December 1 through November 30 the of the Calendar Year. 

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