“My favorite part of this show is simply attending. I love to compete, so going to these championships feels like a reward for the hard work we’ve put in all year.” Read More
The USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals, held Sunday at Lamplight, tested youth riders on their dressage equitation. Read More
Julia Lee Barton delivered another smooth, relaxed test in the FEI Pony Individual Test with her own Bonnaroo to capture the USEF Pony Rider Dressage National Championship title. Read More
The U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions came to a close on Sunday with the remaining divisions crowning their champions. Anna Buffini earned the National Champion and Reserve National Champion titles in the USEF Young Adult 'Brentina Cup' Dressage National Championship. Read More
The spotlight is on the rising stars of dressage this week at Lamplight Equestrian Center, and five champions to watch in coming years were crowned Saturday during the Markel/USEF Young and Developing Horse National Championships and the U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions. Read More
"Last year when I came I didn't make the freestyle. Being able to ride it this year was just fantastic. I have music that I made, and the choreography that we created between myself and my trainer and getting this result is just fantastic," she said. "He's a fabulous horse and to be able to say... Read More
Upchurch and Greystoke only began working together this past December and have solidified a strong relationship to this point. Upchurch defined herself as a dressage enthusiast who loves the challenge, preciseness, and accuracy of the sport. "Winning gold, that's something you dream about the... Read More
Hansen and Ritter Benno have dominated the competition this week, as the pair did not earn a score lower than 70% for their efforts and have been working towards a strong performance in their last appearance at NAJYRC. Hansen was still shocked with the results, making their conclusion to... Read More
Sophie Simpson of (18, Wellington, FL) and Why Not accomplished a rare feat in the longstanding history of NAJYRC, as the pair secured the individual gold medal in the Young Rider Individual portion of competition, without adding a single fault to their score the entire week. Read More
Hansen and Ritter Benno have taken the week by storm, first anchoring Region 1 in the Young Rider Team Test, in which they earned the gold medal, as well as rocketing to the top of the leaderboard in the Young Rider Individual Test. The 2001 Westphalian gelding has proved to be worth his own... Read More

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