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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 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 January 16-17, 2016 at the Embassy Suites West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Florida. Application for the program is required. For more information and the application, please click here. Completed applications must be received by October 30, 2015. Selected applicants will be notified by November 15, 2015.

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 2014 Young Rider Graduate program.

Read the blog posts below for information on the 2014 USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program

Here’s what participants of the 2014 USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program had to say

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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