Skelton broke his neck in September 2000 which could have ended his career, but after retiring in 2001 he recovered and began competing again in 2002. He has also had a hip replacement and two knee operations. “I would like to thank the FEI for this most fabulous award”, he said. “I've had an... Read More
"These awards are really special because they are all about members recognizing other members for their tremendous contributions," said Cheryl Rubenstein, chair of the USHJA Awards Committee. "We were thrilled with the incredible nominees we received, and we are very much looking forward to... Read More
"Thanks to the generosity of Carol Lavell, her family, and friends, we are pleased to provide this financial support to adult amateurs who not only make time to further their dressage education, but who are tremendous volunteers for their dressage clubs," said Jenny Johnson, Executive Director of... Read More
The shortlist for the FEI Awards 2016, the Oscars of the equestrian world, will be unveiled on Facebook and Twitter by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body of equestrian sport, this week. Follow closely as the remaining four FEI Awards 2016 categories are... Read More
The beautiful 6-year-old-mare who is half Dutch Harness Horse and half Hackney pony was undefeated in 2017 in Intermediate and Advanced 1* competitions this year after moving up from Preliminary in January. Read More
he United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce that Sheila Woerth, of Lexington, KY, has been named the 2016 USDF Volunteer of the Year. "Sheila Woerth is the 'cog in the wheel' at the Kentucky Dressage Association, spending the majority of her waking hours coordinating... Read More
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce that Sophia Chavonelle of Windham, ME, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 USDF Youth Volunteer of the Year Award. At age 16, Sophia is already a standout in the USDF Region 8 dressage community as a rider, but her... Read More
The Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund, one of the largest and most prestigious horse shows in the nation, inducted both Mary Mairs Chapot and Harry Gill into the PNHS Hall of Fame."We are delighted to honor such instrumental equestrians in... Read More
Janne is an Adult Amateur rider who has been a role model to amateurs, professionals, and juniors, in many capacities. A founding creator of the Palm Beach Derby 30 years ago, which is the longest standing CDI in Florida and one of the longest running CDIs in the United States, earning her the... Read More
Before Cynthia passed away in August 2011, she made it clear that her estate gift was to be used to help youth riders in dressage. She felt that this group of riders needed to become horsemen, not just riders, as their foundation is critical for the growth of the sport. The goal of TDF’s Cynthia... Read More

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