Lexington, KY (June 2, 2010) - The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) has announced the dates and locations for the 2011 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships: USDF Region 1 (October 20-23) at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, VA, USDF Region 2 (September 22-25) at Majestic Farm in Batavia, OH, USDF Region 3 (October 14-16) at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, FL, USDF Region 4 (September 9-11) at the North Iowa Fair Grounds in Mason City, IA, USDF Region 5 (November 4-6) at WestWorld of Scottsdale, AZ, USDF Region 6 (September 22-25) at the Idaho Horse Park in Nampa, ID, USDF Region 7 (October 6-9) at the Murieta Equestrian Center in Rancho Murieta, CA, USDF Region 8 (September 13-18) at HITS on the Hudson in Saugerties, NY, and USDF Region 9 (November 3-6) at the Great Southwest Equine Center in Katy, TX.
These championships recognize the outstanding efforts of riders in each USDF region and provide an excellent opportunity for spectators to view the top competitors in their respective regions. Kathy Stringer of Great American Insurance Group added, "By being the title sponsor, we are able to help USDF showcase these commendable individuals and provide them with the recognition they so greatly deserve."
Competitors qualify for Great American/USDF Regional Championships by competing in designated qualifying classes throughout the year at USDF-recognized competitions. For more information on the Regional Championship program, visit the USDF Web site or contact the USDF sport programs department.
Founded in 1973, the United States Dressage Federation is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to education, recognition of achievement, and promotion of dressage. For more information about USDF membership or programs, visit www.usdf.org, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (859) 971-2277.###