Here is some of the learning when it comes to events.  It’s important to know what is expected of you and your horse. Below are links to the 2017 tests.

Also visit our SHOP page where you can purchase all of the tests in booklet form, they include diagrams of each movement, are laminated and current through 2020.

USEF Western Dressage Division
• USEF Western Dressage Rules

• Gaited Horse Guidelines
• Equipment Guidelines
• Judges Guidelines
• Glossary of Terms
• Show Scoring
• Length of Tests – Guide
• Arena Layout
• 2017 WDAA Tests (official tests that count towards WDAMI Year End Awards – link takes you to the WDAA website)

• 2017 Michigan Medal Tests
Written by instructor, Sue Hughes and her student, Tammi Brandon, both enjoyed writing these tests and hope they are useful in learning more.
Note: Michigan Medals Tests do NOT count toward year end awards at the state or national level at this time. They are not affiliated with USEF, USDF, or WDAA.  They may be ridden as Test of Choice. Each test level consists of two pages.  Please take care in downloading and running off the tests to make sure you have the correct pages.         

Michigan Medals Test 2017   Intro page 1
Michigan Medals Test 2017    Intro page 2
Michigan Medals Test 2017    Basic  page 1
Michigan Medals Test 2017    Basic  page 2
Michigan Medals Test 2017     Level 1  page 1
Michigan Medals Test 2017     Level 1 page 2