Riders Announced for Second USEF/USET Foundation Dressage Pipeline Clinic

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Posted by USEF


Sabine Schut-Kery and Alice Womble's Sanceo

Sabine Schut-Kery and Alice Womble's Sanceo

Lexington, Ky. - Riders have been selected for the second USEF/USET Foundation Dressage Pipeline Clinic. This clinic, which is made possible through a gift from USET Foundation Trustee, Betsy Juliano and Havensafe Farm, will be held October 11-12, hosted by Michael Fowler's Epona Farm in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The purpose of the USEF/USET Foundation Dressage Pipeline Clinic is to showcase the U.S. dressage pipeline of athletes and horses in one clinic with the USEF Dressage Coaches including; Robert Dover, USEF Chef d'Equipe/Technical Advisor, Debbie McDonald, USEF Developing Coach, and Scott Hassler, USEF Young Horse Coach. With all of the coaches working together, the clinics will demonstrate the harmonization of the various coaching programs.{C}The following 17 athlete/horse combinations will participate in the two-day training session:

  • Elizabeth Ball and Cadence, LLC's Liaison
  • Lindsey Brewin and her and Heather Brewin's Vaillant
  • Kelly Casey and her own Emilion SA
  • Catherine Chamberlain and her own Verdicci
  • Ashlyn DeGroot and DG Bar Ranch's Dalina DG
  • Eva Larsen and Carolyn Adams' Laffran Sponti
  • Ari Lopez and her own Corlander II
  • Kim McGrath and Arianthi Ferronato's Winslow
  • Amy Miller and her own Encore
  • Kasey Perry and Diane Perry's Trostruplund's Scarlet
  • Jamie Pestana and her own Winzalot
  • Sabine Schut-Kery and Alice Womble's Sanceo
  • Carly Taylor-Smith and Nikki Taylor-Smith's Rosalut NHF
  • Ariel Thomas and her own Heraldik Star
  • Genay Vaughn and Starr Vaughn Equestrian, Inc.'s Donarweiss GGF
  • Nick Wagman and Beverly Gepfer's Zenith
  • Dawn White-O'Connor and Carla Hayes' Aristo

The clinic will demonstrate the synchronization of the various coaching programs as the coaches work in pairs with riders from their respective programs. The clinic will begin each day with rider fitness sessions, followed by individual mounted training sessions, and finishing with afternoon Sports Psychology sessions. Additionally, riders, as well as the horse owners and trainers of the invited riders, will participate in an evening discussion on media, owner, and sponsor relations, led by a panel of experts in those fields.
The training sessions of the USEF/USET Foundation Dressage Pipeline Clinics will be open to auditors; applications are available on USEF website: https://www.usef.org/_IFrames/breedsDisciplines/discipline/allDressage.aspx.
For additional information or questions, please contact Jenny Van Wieren-Page, Managing Director of Dressage, by calling (859) 225-6949 or via email at jvanwieren@usef.org.