Idaho Dressage Festival Vendor Information
About Idaho Dressage & Eventing Association
This Association is dedicated to the sports of Dressage and Three-Day Eventing. Our members are riders or enthusiasts of dressage and/or Eventing. They range from non-riding, to beginner, to upper level competitor.
Any breed of horse and any level rider can benefit from and may compete in these disciplines. Our purpose is to foster an interest among horsemen & women in dressage and eventing training, and to offer a framework in which people can progress with the schooling of themselves and their horses.
We provide clinics, competitions and other educational programs to promote understanding of and encourage participation in dressage and eventing.
What is Dressage?
Dressage is the art of riding and training a horse in a manner that develops obedience, flexibility and balance. The six-level Training Pyramid begins with rhythm, suppleness, contact and connection, then impulsion,straightness and collection. Thistraining scale and application ofdressage can be applied to any and allequestrian disciplines.The proper practice of dressage helps todevelop balance and harmony betweenhorse and rider, plus proper muscledevelopment of the horse so that hemay be physically able to do what isasked by the rider.
Vendors will receive a free 1/8th page ad in the program, plus have the opportunity to reach all competitors, sponsors and attendees with packet stuffers & samples, etc.
We support you in being as involved as possible so that you can use this event to your best advantage!
Dressage Dollars: Vouchers will be given to all Volunteers and to our larger Sponsors, that can be used just like real money for IDF vendor purchases, IDF concession food and drink, IDF silent auction items, IDEA 2017-2018
membership, towards any 2017-2018 IDEA recognized show entry fee or Les Bois Chapter , IDEA entry fee.
Volunteers willing to help at our show will be treated like royalty. We can't do this without all your help. Your four-hour shift will include 2- $5 "Dressage Dollar" vouchers, to be used
as listed above, , plus entry into all volunteer raffles and the ability to get a discounted 2016 poster!
Our "pick what you want"-style raffle showcases some incredible items that you will just want to take a chance on!
You do not have to be a vendor, sponsor or competitor to donate to this event, so feel free to showcase your business or craft and support dressage in Idaho by donating a horsey
or non-horsey item.
Why Become a Vendor?
On average the Idaho Dressage Festival attracts over 150 horse and rider combinations. We expect our riders and their families to support our sponsors.
One goal of our organization is to fund educational programs for our members. By sponsoring our show we will help you create loyal customers and also enable us to give back to keep our educational programs alive.
The Idaho Dressage Festival is an approved show by the United States Equestrian Federation and United States Dressage Federation (Level 3). This is a fantastic way to promote your business to horse owners and their families in Idaho.
Please contact Vendor Chair Deanna Wirz for more information.