An Opportunity to Win a Piece of Dressage History!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Posted by Jenny Johnson - The Dressage Foundation

Valegra shoe

Valegro's Shoe (Photo: Christy Cunningham-Adams)

Join us this winter for the opportunity to win a piece of dressage history AND support The Dressage Foundation! The top bidder will receive Valegro’s winning shoe from the 2015 Las Vegas World Cup Finals, a photo of Valegro autographed by Charlotte Dujardin, and a Certificate of Authenticity from Carl Hester, all in an elegantly framed set.

“We are thankful for the generosity of Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin, who so kindly donated these special items for this auction,” said Jenny Johnson, TDF Executive Director. “It is incredible to know that they support the education of dressage professionals around the world.”

Close up of shoe

(Photo: Christy Cunningham-Adams)

Proceeds from the Valegro Shoe Auction will support the Karen Skvarla Fund for Young Dressage Professionals. The Skvarla Fund was created in 2014 by Diane Skvarla, in memory of her sister, Karen. Karen was a budding equestrian when she passed away in 1968 at the age of 9 years old.  Her family created this Fund to honor Karen, her love of horses, and joy in riding.

The purpose of the Karen Skvarla Fund is to provide grants enabling young dressage professionals to pursue training or educational opportunities.  Grant applicants should be in the beginning stages of their dressage careers as instructors and/or trainers.

For more information, please visit www.dressagefoundation.org or call 402-434-8585.