Youth Dressage Rider Recognition Pin Program

The USDF Youth Dressage Rider Recognition Pin Program is designed to recognize the accomplishments of youth in the dressage community at all levels. This program is open to students who are currently enrolled in grades 6-12 of a middle/high school or home school program and are a Participating or Group Member of USDF. Pins can be earned in each year of enrollment in the program. The program year runs from July 1 through June 30 of each year.

Completed applications and all supporting documents must be submitted each year to the USDF office, within 30 days after the completion of the program year, in order to receive a pin. (Note: Program requirements must be completed during the period of July 1-June 30 to qualify for any given year.)

Credit Equivalents for Online Education and University Accredited Events
8 hours of education = 1 credit
4 hours of education = .50 credit
Up to 2 hours of education = .25 credit

For more information please contact the Youth Programs Liaison at

Youth Dressage Rider Recognition Pin Recipients (2023)

Year Name City State
2023 Kirsty Alexander Woodinville WA
2023 Lauren Anderson Effort PA
2023 Adeline Batcheller Little Rock AR
2023 Gabriella Escobar Moseley VA
2023 Claudia Foushee Durham NC
2023 Harper Kane Cornelius NC
2023 Hayden Kane Cornelius NC
2023 Darian Kauk Lincoln NE
2023 Walker Lefkowitz Las Vegas NV
2023 Isabelle Montes Winchester KY
2023 Adalynn Nelson Marion IA
2023 Teagan Niles Stafford VA
2023 Finley Peterson Woodstock VT
2023 Natalie Porto Cooperstown NY
2023 Margaret Raffo Copperstown NY
2023 Britney Richwine Jamestown IN
2023 Emma Szachnieski Saint Peters MO
2023 Carlee Turner Powell Butte OR