USDF Announces Horse and Rider Combinations for 2018 USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Lexington, KY (October 9, 2018) - The United States Dressage Federation™ (USDF) is pleased to announce that the following horse and rider combinations have been selected to participate in the 2018 USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum:

  • Michele Bondy (Wilsonville, OR) riding Juliette D'Rosa S (owned by Sonnenberg Farm, LLC)
  • Michele Bondy (Wilsonville, OR) riding Katarina D'Rosa (owned by Sonnenberg Farm, LLC)
  • Molly Eastridge (Longview, WA) riding Kiriska (owned by Gayle Atkins)
  • Lauren Henderson (Monroe, WA) riding Flying Colours (owned by Lauren Henderson and bred by Kathleen Richardson)
  • Rosalie Lutz (Snohomish, WA) riding Fiesta CCSH (owned by Monica South)
  • Blair Niemcziek (Layton, UT) riding King George (owned by Patti Thurman and bred by Virtual Zone Horses NED)
  • Lindsey O'Keefe (Puyallup, WA) riding Midnight Orkid (owned by Nicole Rowley and bred by Missy McGon and Ashlin Racette)
  • Jhesika Wells (Marysville, WA) riding Daphne Lucile Thoms (owned by Tracy Thoms)

This year's forum will be held October 20-21 at Sonnenberg Farm in Sherwood, OR.   Trainers and horses have been identified to participate through a selection process, and will work with instructors Scott Hassler and Michael Bragdell, throughout the forum.  As a special inclusion, US Equestrian Federation Young Horse Coach Christine Traurig will be joining the forum, as a guest speaker. Auditor registration for the forum will be available onsite.

For more information about the USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum, contact the USDF office at sporthorse@usdf.org, or call (859) 971-2277.

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, email usdressage@usdf.org, or call (859) 971-2277.