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USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program

The USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program is a two-day educational seminar that focuses on crucial topics that young adults, ages 20-28, need to know to prepare for a professional career in the equine industry. Topics include goal setting, sponsorship, international competition and business subjects such as contracts, insurance and tax practices. These subjects are taught by some of the top professionals in the country to foster strong role models for the future.

The next USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program will be held in 2018. Application for the program is required. Application information will be available in the spring of 2017. For more information about the program, contact the Youth Programs Liaison at youth@usdf.org or 859-971-2277,

Grants Available

With funding provided through the Carol Lavell Gifted Memorial Fund, support for young professionals, The Dressage Foundation is pleased to offer grants of up to $500 each to individual participants to attend the USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program. For more information, please visit The Dressage Foundation website!

Congratulations to the recipients of the Captain John H. “Jack” Fritz Young Professional Grant for the 2016 Young Rider Graduate program.

USDF Connection has a great article in the April 2016 issue covering the 2016 USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program.

Here’s what participants of previous USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Programs had to say

Funding support for the USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate program is generously provided by The Dressage Foundation.

USEF The Dressage Foundation

For more information, please contact youth@usdf.org or call (859) 971-2277.

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