USDF Announces Rider Application Deadline for Junior/Young Rider Clinic in California

For Immediate Release
Thursday, July 30, 2009

The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce a Platinum Performance/USDF FEI Junior/Young Rider (Jr/YR) Clinic will be hosted in Region 7 on September 12-13, 2009 at Starr Vaughn Equestrian Center in Elk Grove, California.  The deadline for rider applications is August 31st, 2009.

USDF Clinician, Jan Ebeling will provide a unique opportunity for juniors and young riders who have competed above Second Level to learn from one of the country's top trainers and to enhance their vision of competing at the FEI levels.

The Platinum Performance/USDF FEI Jr/YR Clinic Series is made possible with funding from the Renee Isler Dressage Support Fund at The Dressage Foundation. The Dressage Foundation's mission is to cultivate and provide financial support for the advancement of dressage.

"We are pleased that TDF can make it possible for these clinics to continue.  Many of our advanced young riders become professionals and helping them to become better riders and competitors through the clinics should help make US Dressage stronger," said Lendon Gray, President and CEO of The Dressage Foundation.

Auditors of all ages are encouraged to attend and can pre-register by September 2nd for a reduced fee. Please visit or contact for clinic information, auditor registration, and rider application forms. 

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, email, or call (859) 971-2277.