About Area IV

   Welcome to Area IV!

 Area IV is located in the Midwest and includes the states of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Area IV is associated with the United States Eventing Association.

If you live in the states listed above and are a paid member of the United States Eventing Association, you are automatically a member of USEA Area IV.

Area IV offers clinics, USEA recognized horse trials, regular e-mail newsletters, Championship competitions and a Year-End Leaderboard for riders who reside in Area IV and horses who are owned by Area IV residents.

Area IV also provides programs specific for Young Riders (21 and under) and Adult Riders (22+). You may join these programs when you join the USEA. Visit the program's webpage to read more about benefits of joining.

Check our website frequently for Special Announcements, peruse the XC Schooling, Clinics, Competitions & Schooling Show calendar, and don't forget to sign up for the Area IV Newsletter (on the home page) so the news will come directly to your inbox! (Please check your Spam/Bulk Mail folder if you have signed up for newsletters but haven't received one.)  And you can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

      Meet your Area Council:      

Area Chairman                                                                                            Board of Govenors Representative

Denise Dailey Thomas                                                                                Cathy Jones Forsberg 
areachair@useaiv.org                                                                                  areaivbog@useaiv.org


Area Organizer Representative                                                             Directors of Communications

Beth Stoker                                                                                                   Kathy Kerns & Clare VanderWoude
stokerbeth@hotmail.com                                                                            submitnews@useaiv.org or crvanderwoude@hotmail.com


Adult Rider Coordinator                                                                            Treasurer

Jessica Smith-Bagley                                                                                   Jenna Sack
adultriders@useaiv.org                                                                                 treasurer@useaiv.org

Young Rider Coordinators                                                                       Affiliates Coordinator

Erica Hoffman                                                                                               Jill Kirk Malecha


 Area Council

Cathy Jones-Forsberg
USEA Board of Governors

Jessica Smith-Bagley

Cynthia Wiseman

Jenna Sack

Kathy Kerns

Denise Dailey Thomas

Erica Hoffman

Clare VanderWoude

Jill Kirk Malecha

Julie Poveromo






 Affiliate Eventing Associations


Anna Schueler

Columbia DCTA

Affliate Contact: Dr. Janet Rettenmaier 
573 289 6739

Eastern Iowa DEA 
James Sturgeon


Mid-America CTA
Beth Stoker

Wisconsin Dressage & CT Association 
Mary Hanneman

Kansas Dressage & Eventing Association
Affliate Contact: Anna Howell
316 258 3318

Mid Illinois Sport Horse Organization

MISHO Secretary

Iowa DEA

Tammy L Lisi




Area Horse Trials Organizers



Carriage House CT
Dunnabeck Horse Trial
Fox River Valley Horse Trial
Heritage Park Horse Trial
Hunter Oaks Horse Trial
Hunter Oaks Horse Trial
Mill Creek PC Horse Trial
Otter Creek Farm Horse Trial
Queeny Park Horse Trial
Silverwood Horse Trial
Wayne DuPage Horse Trial
Roebke's Run Horse Trial
Steepleview Horse Trial
Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trial
Ann Bower
Brian G. McElheny
Fred McMorris
Beth Stoker
Sandy Mercier
Tom Mercier
Michele Ptak
Lena Warner
Christy DeMauro
Lisa Froehlig
Dan Kowalewski
Nancy Russell
Valerie Chadwick
Susan Brigham




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