Our membership year is December 1-November 30. Membership in ODS provides the opportunity to participate in our Year End Awards Program, our scholarship programs, and our educational events throughout the year. As a USDF Group Membership Organization, membership in ODS also provides eligibility for USDF rider awards. For additional benefits, see USDF Group Member Benefits.
Our scholarship program provides funds for members to further their dressage education. More details can be found below.
ODS offers "ODS Bucks" as a reward for our dedicated volunteers who make our shows possible! For each hour worked, a volunteer earns three ODS Bucks, which may be applied to membership, clinic fees, show entries, or participation in Year End Awards. See our full policy below for a complete explanation of the ODS Bucks program.
Year End Awards
Our members are eligible to participate in our Year End Awards program, culminating in our annual awards banquet in December. We offer prizes for Schooling Show and Recognized Show divisions for both horse and rider. To participate, you must be a member of ODS before scores are earned.
For 2020 only, in recognition of fewer showing opportunities due to COVID-19, ODS has reduced requirements for participation in our Year End Awards program. This year, we require three scores from two judges at one or more shows for each horse/rider combination to qualify. All other requirements apply, as outlined in our Year End Awards Requirements detailed below. Schooling show series recognized by ODS for our Year End Awards in 2020 are: Happily Ever After, MODA, and South Wind Stables.
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Pataskala, Oh 43062
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