The SLADS Membership year runs from 1 December through 30 November.
- Automatic USDF Group Membership with its benefits (USDF Membership Benefits).
- Eligible for Year-End Awards for SLADS Recognized Shows, Schooling Shows, and Eventing.
- Eligible for SLADS-sponsored scholarships.
- Discounted class fees for SLADS Schooling shows.
- Priority consideration at various events such as the Fix-A-Test riders.
- SLADS official publication, Hoofprints, each month.
- Advanced notification of clinics and other SLADS functions.