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December Zoom Coming up

“When Horses and Riders Become ‘Snowbirds’: Prepping Your Horse to Travel South this Winter

with Lisa Borzynski, DVM

Thursday, December 7th, 2023 | 7 p.m. CST 

Event Printable Flyer

Register for the Zoom

IDCTA Annual Year End Awards Banquet

You are cordially invited to the

2023 IDCTA Awards Banquet
Northbrook Hilton | 2855 North Milwaukee Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062 

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Cocktails & Raffle Browsing 6:00 p.m. | Dinner 7:00 p.m.
with Awards & Raffle to follow

Our Dinner Menu:

Salad: Caesar

Beef: 8 oz. Filet Mignon, Twice-Baked Potato and Grilled Asparagus

Chicken: Tuscan-Stuffed Chicken, Airline Chicken stuffed with Artichokes, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Baby Spinach, Smashed Potatoes with Vesuvio White Wine Sauce & Julienne Vegetables

Fish: Stuffed Caprese Salmon, Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato Confit, Basil, Tomato Cream Sauce, Parmesan Risotto

Veggie: Quinoa Bowl with Braised Carrots, Squash, Zucchini, Quinoa, Sweet Potato, Polenta Cake with Tzatziki Sauce

Dessert: Lemon Berry Mascarpone Cake

CLICK Here to Register



Summer Dressage Shows (Level 3)

June 23, 24 and 25, 2023

 Show Program With Results


2022 IDCTA Awards Banquet

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Banquet Program

Award Banquet Pictures

Virtual Show Results

For show 1 -4 go to  Competition/virtualshows


IDCTA Summer Dressage Shows (Level 3)– June 26 and 27, 2021 

Link to Results of the Show

2021 IDCTA Summer Dressage Show Photographs by John Borys

Show and gallery information:

Link to IDCTA Summer Dressage 2021 photos:

Links to IDCTA Educational Events & Show Results:

Zoom Livestream Recordings

Zoom Recordings

The Awards Banquet (January 22, 2022) was a great success!

 For the 2021 year end results consult

Banquet Program

Here is the link to the photographs that were taken throughout the evening by John Borys,

You may download any of the pictures that you would like to keep. You can also order prints from him (from this link). 


IDCTA has received Several awards from USDF in their year-end competitions. Each year GMO’s submit artifacts for each category and they are judged against other GMOs of similar size.  Here are the results:

Best General Interest Article 
Eric’s Training Corner” from Illinois Dressage & Combined Training Association newsletter, Eric Dierks has as won the award for Best General Interest Article for a GMO with 175-499 members.

Best First-Person Experience Article 
“Why We Hunt Part 2” from Illinois Dressage & Combined Training Association newsletter, Keith Gray has won the award for Best First-Person Experience Article for a GMO with 175-499 members.

2021 USDF Regional GMO Volunteer of the Year for Region 2
Ruth Flanigan has been chosen as the 2021 USDF Regional GMO Volunteer of the Year for Region 2.  

Creative GMO-Sponsored Program Award.
Illinois Dressage & Combined Training Association has received Honorable Mention for the Creative GMO-Sponsored Program Award. 

GMO award winners and Honorable Mention recipients will be announced during the 2021 Adequan®/USDF Virtual Convention.  As you may know, this year’s convention will be virtual, and free to all current USDF members!  Honorable Mention recipients will be published in the USDF Connection magazine and listed on the USDF website.

Congratulations to all of the winners


2021 Virtual Show Series:
Four Virtual Dressage Shows
and Championships

Click here for Results 


2021 IDCTA Winter Fitness Challenge For Horse and Rider

Thank you to Elizabeth Harrington and Denise Hanna, for providing us with these instructional videos.

The participants will receive their ribbons at the Year-end Awards Banquet.