CADORA Inc. (Canadian Dressage Owners & Riders Association) is presently made up of the members of some 20 ± local groups from coast to coast. Cadora Inc. is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of dressage in Canada. CADORA Inc. (CAnadian Dressage Owners and Riders Association) was incorporated April 1st 1969.
CADORA Inc. is managed on a volunteer basis by its members and a Board of Directors elected yearly by the membership from each of the provinces. CADORA Inc. (Canadian Dressage Owners & Riders Association) is presently made up of the members of some 20 local groups from coast to coast
Purpose & Objectives
The objectives of CADORA as set forth in the charter are:
- to foster and encourage interest and participation in dressage riding and the ownership of dressage horses
- to encourage shows, matches, demonstrations and competitions involving dressage riding
- to collect moneys and raise funds by way of donations, dues and otherwise, and to hold, invest, expend or deal with same in furtherance of the objects of the corporation
- to promote the art of horsemanship and bursaries for such purposes
These objectives are sufficiently general to allow CADORA to undertake whatever dressage-related activities its members wish, provided that they are not for profit.
formerly the Canadian Equestrian Federation - CEF
Equine Canada is the national sport governing body for all equestrian sports in Canada.