Fern Feldman to Receive USDF Lifetime Achievement Award

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Lexington, KY (July 02, 2019) – The United States Dressage Federation™ (USDF) announced today that Fern Feldman of Cheshire, CT, will be honored with the USDF Lifetime Achievement Award for her longtime dedication to USDF and the sport of dressage. Fern will be recognized at the Salute Gala & Annual Awards Banquet, held at the 2019 Adequan®/USDF Annual Convention in Savannah, GA.

The USDF Lifetime Achievement Award was established to recognize individuals for their unselfish, dedicated efforts that represent the many ways in which USDF has been served, supported, and influenced into becoming what it is today, and no one encompasses these qualities more than Fern. Through her lengthy history of service and dedication to USDF, evidenced by her tenure as USDF Region 8 Director and participation on numerous USDF committees throughout the years, and her continued service as a board member of The Dressage Foundation and Vice President of Dressage4Kids, Fern exemplifies a lifetime of dedication to both USDF and the sport, making her so deserving of this recognition.

In her nomination of Fern, Lendon Gray stated, “Fern works tirelessly to promote the sport of dressage for youth and adults because she believes the pursuit of excellence in dressage carries over to lifelong habits of excellence, education, and personal fulfillment. She is always filled with innovative ideas and solutions. She has contributed so much while serving as an inspiration to others.”

For more information on, or to view a list of previous recipients of, the USDF Lifetime Achievement Award, visit the USDF website at www.usdf.org.

Founded in 1973, the United States Dressage Federation is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to education, recognition of achievement, and promotion of dressage. For more information about USDF membership or programs, visit www.usdf.org, email usdressage@usdf.org, or call (859) 971-2277.