This weekend marks the first in three selection trials to be held across the country to determine the top young dressage horses in the country to qualify for both the FEI World Young Horse Championships in Verden, Germany, and the Markel/USEF National Young Dressage Horse Championships presented by Collecting Gaits Farm this September in Lexington, Kentucky.
DressageDaily and PhelpsPhotos will be On the Scene this weekend at the beautiful show facility in Wayne Illinois covering the Central 2007 USEF/Markel Young Horse Dressage Selection Trial and Dressage at Lamplight - Spring Opener, May 18-20. Watch for on the scene coverage of Dressage at Lamplight, and follow DressageDaily next to Flintridge, California where a record number of 5-year-olds is entered, and then to Raleigh, North Carolina, for the Eastern Division.
The Road to the Young Horse Championships
- May 18-20 - Dressage at Lamplight - Spring Opener, Wayne, Illinois
Central: 2007 USEF/Markel Young Horse Dressage Selection Trial
- May 26-28 - Dressage at Flintridge, La Canada, California
Western: 2007 USEF/Markel Young Horse Dressage Selection Trial
- June 1-3 - CDI 3/Y Raleigh & Capital Dressage Classic, Raleigh, NC
Eastern: 2007 USEF/Markel Young Horse Dressage Selection Trial
- August 2-5 - 2007 FEI World Breeding Championships, Verden, Germany
DressageDaily On the Scene covering the FEI World Young Horse Championships since 2000 and the Markel/USEF National Young Horse Dressage Champinships since its inception in 2004.