Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the 2017 USEF Dressage National Championships. The U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions will be divided between two competitions. The Grand Prix, Intermediaire I, and Young Adult 'Brentina Cup' National Championships will be held at the USET Foundation headquarters in Gladstone, N.J., May 18-21. The Children, Pony Rider, Junior, and Young Rider National Championships will coincide with the Markel/USEF Young and Developing Horse Dressage National Championships and USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals taking place at the Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, Ill., August 24-27.
The following championships will be held at the USET Foundation:
USEF Young Adult 'Brentina Cup' Dressage National Championship presented by Dressage Today
USEF Intermediaire I Dressage National Championship
USEF Grand Prix Dressage National Championship
Qualifying for these championships will close on May 1, 2017.
The following championships and divisions will be held at the Lamplight Equestrian Center:
USEF Children Dressage National Championship
USEF Pony Rider Dressage National Championship
AGCO/USEF Junior Dressage National Championship
AGCO/USEF Young Rider Dressage National Championship
Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage National Championships (Four-, Five-, and Six-Year-Old divisions)
Markel/USEF Developing Horse Dressage National Championships (Prix St. Georges and Grand Prix divisions)
USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals (13 & Under and 14-18 divisions)
Qualifying for these championships will close on July 31, 2017.
For further qualifying information and selection procedures, visit usef.org.