Calling Young Artists for USDF's Art of Dressage Contest

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, January 4, 2006

The 2006 USDF Youth Art Contest rules and entry forms are now available at . USDF members age 21 and under may enter this contest to show off their talent in writing, art, and photography. USDF conducts this contest each year and typically receives an average of 100 very competitive entries. The contest is designed to highlight the creativity and beauty inherent in the sport of dressage and it allows juniors and young riders to express their interest in the sport outside the competition arena. The winners will receive trophies and other prizes. The winning entries will be displayed at the 2006 USDF Annual Convention, and also published in the Yearbook issue of USDF Connection. All entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2006.

For more information or to receive an entry form, please contact Sheila Forbes, USDF Director of Programs, at (859) 271-7879 or

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