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Captain Andrew Bela de Szinay (2004)

Captain Andrew Bela de SzinayIn recognition of his leadership and tireless devotion to advance the sport of dressage in the U.S. He promoted, led, and championed the cause of young riders and became the father of the young rider program. Captain de Szinay's monthly articles shaped the sport for 15 years through vision, creativity, and deep understanding. As a very popular judge, he provided direction and encouragement to dressage riders at all levels.

Induction Speech:

Our first inductee into the USDF Hall of Fame this year is Captain Andrew Bela de Szinay, in recognition of his leadership and tireless devotion to advance the sport of dressage in the U.S. he promoted, led, and championed the cause of young riders and became the father of the young rider program. Andy's 148 monthly "Thinking Aloud" columns in the magazine "Dressage and CT" shaped the sport from 1973 to 1988 through vision, creativity, and deep understanding. As a very popular judge, he provided direction and encouragement to dressage riders at all levels. As the first chairman of the USDF Judges Council, he created a forum for judges. Read more