USDF Announces New Regional Adult Amateur Equitation Program

For Immediate Release
Friday, July 28, 2017

Lexington, KY (July 28, 2017) – The United States Dressage Federation™ (USDF) is pleased to announce its newest adult amateur opportunity, the USDF Regional Adult Amateur Equitation Program. The USDF Regional Adult Amateur Equitation Program will feature an Adult Amateur Equitation Regional Final class, held in conjunction with each of the nine Great American/USDF Regional Dressage Championships, beginning with the 2018 year. This new program is designed to recognize adult amateurs competing in equitation, and to promote correct seat, position, and use of aids in dressage.

"USDF is continually striving to promote correct riding and to provide additional opportunities for adult amateurs to be rewarded for their excellence in the saddle," explained USDF Executive Director Stephan Hienzsch.

For qualifying opportunities and additional requirements about the USDF Regional Adult Amateur Equitation Program, visit the USDF website at, or contact the USDF office at

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