BACH Membership


  • Reduced rates and entry fees for BACH Events, including:
    • BACH Schooling Shows
    • Clinics and Ride-A-Tests
    • Educational lecture series
    • Social events, & more – see our calendar!
  • Monthly newsletter (BACH Notes) with information on group happenings, local professionals, member classifieds, and more
  • Year End and High Score Awards
  • Free classifieds and advertising in BACH media
  • Eligibility for Houston Dressage Society (HDS) show points
  • Support grassroots Dressage and be a part of the local horse community!
  • Full GMO Membership Perks: USDF Member Perks (and FREE USDF Connections Magazine subscription!)

Membership Levels & Pricing

  • Full GMO Membership: $35 (+$15 for each additional family member)

For members who wish to receive USDF Member Perks (USDF publication and USDF regional and national awards) along with full benefits of being a BACH member, listed above. A portion of your membership fee ($24, and $10 for each additional family member) goes directly to USDF for Group Membership. This is the perfect option if you want to connect with the broader USDF community!

  • Friends of BACH Membership: $15

For members who want to support BACH but aren’t interested in USDF Group membership. Perfect for the rider on the budget or individuals who are already USDF Group members with another club, but still want to participate in BACH events. Friends of BACH members are eligible for all the BACH club perks including reduced rates for BACH events and Year-End-Awards (not eligible for USDF perks and awards).

Other Details

Our membership year runs from December 1st – November 30th annually.

Please note: BACH is a USDF Group Member Organization (GMO) and all members are automatically USDF Group Members (GMs). $24 of your membership fee goes directly to USDF.  For USDF Participating Membership, members must apply directly to USDF.

Partnerships & Year-End Awards

Be sure to sign up for BACH Year End Rider Awards.  Find out more about the program by clicking here!

BACH Schooling shows are recognized by HDS (Houston Dressage Society) and count towards their End of Year Schooling Show Awards!  To be eligible for HDS High Point Schooling Show Awards, and for scores to count towards their End of Year Awards program, you must be a current member. Any individual may become an HDS member at our shows by completing the HDS Membership application and paying the membership fee. Application can be found on the HDS website: