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Adult Clinics
The USDF Adult Clinics are intended to provide USDF members and amateur riders affordable access to a renowned clinician in a symposium style format for maximum auditor benefit. Eight adult riders and horses, working in private sessions each day, are selected to demonstrate a variety of levels, breeds, types and training issues to maximize the learning experiences for auditors of all ages. Riders are chosen by a selection committee based on guidelines (PDF) set forth by USDF. These clinics are held in each of the nine USDF Regions bi-annually. Learn more.

Jr/YR Clinics
The USDF Junior/Young Rider Clinic Series with funding support from The Dressage Foundation, is held throughout the USDF regions for riders age 14 to 21 at any riding level and riders age 12-14, on ponies competing in FEI pony classes. Each two-day clinic includes private lessons with a top instructor and a lecture. These clinics provide a necessary stepping stone in the youth pipeline by including a ‘talent search’ element. Auditors of all levels of experience are encouraged to attend and gain insights from some of the top clinicians in the world. Learn more.