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Virginia Dressage Association
Charlottesville Chapter


Let Your Spirit Run Free ... Let's Ride!

Board Members

President: Melyni Worth
Vice President: Erin Fitzwater
Secretary: Shaleena Arreguin
Treasurer: Sherri Booye
Awards: Shaleena​ Arreguin
Membership: Sherri Booye
Newsletter/Webmaster: Nancy Doody
VADA State Representatives
Bettina Longaker
Nancy Doody
Nancy Lowey​​

Upcoming Events

Chapter Zoom Meeting
23 October 2023
7:00 pm

USDF Virtual Education Series

The Purpose of the Movement
Presented by: Sarah Geikie and Bill McMullin
October 24, 2023
at 8:00 PM ET

A Fabulous Holiday Gift ... Birthday Gift for that Special One!

Kimberly K. Schmidt takes us back to a simpler time of storytelling. The animal characters are real, believable and relatable. She has mastered the telling of a good animal story through real life experiences on her Virginia farm.

Kim Schmidt is a local children's book author, an FEI rider/ trainer, and member of VADA. Books are available for sale at GAIGs Awards Table upstairs in Anderson. Payment by check or Venmo".  Also on  


Her mare, Lydia, was born with one eye and is the main character in her book "Lydia's Gift". Lydia is competing at Int 2 and schooling GP.

Contact Kim at

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