LEXINGTON, KY — MAR. 5, 2013 — Beginning in 2013, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) will provide the opportunity for a small group of riders, trainers, breeders and owners of Dressage Young Horses to participate in a tour of the FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses. The 2013 Championship will take place in Verden, Germany on August 7-11, 2013. The tour will be led and organized by USEF Young Horse Coach Scott Hassler and will include tickets to the dressage events as well as meetings with European experts. Participants will be responsible for their own travel to the Championships as well as meals and hotel. USEF will assist with obtaining hotel rooms.
The tour is open to anyone who has participated in the Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage National Championships as a rider, trainer, owner or breeder.
Spaces in the tour will be reserved for but not limited to the winners of each age division (Four, Five and Six-Year-Old divisions) of the previous year's National Championship. Priority will also be given to those individuals who have been a rider, trainer, owner or breeder of U.S. bred horses.
The application for the tour can be found here: http://www.usef.org/documents/disciplines/dressage/national/VerdenTourInfoApp.pdf
Applications are due to Hallye Griffin, Director of Dressage National Programs, by March 29, 2013.
Any questions regarding the tour should be directed to Hallye Griffin at 859 225 6918 or firstname.lastname@example.org.