Staff Profile: Krystina Wright


Department: Competitions
Job title: Competitions Department Manager

What is your main task in the office?

To manage all facets of the Competitions Department

Members may call you concerning:

Anything from awards, to show management to the various USDF championship programs, to any general competition related questions.

How long have you been with USDF?

I started in May 2002, approaching 17 years.

How did you get started?

I worked in the Thoroughbred industry before I came to USDF, but had dressage knowledge and experience.  My life was changing at that point, and I wanted to take an office job.

What is the favorite part of your job?

Interacting with fellow dressage enthusiasts around the country.  I also very much enjoy traveling for USDF, as I then get the opportunity to meet people face to face.

What is your favorite part of USDF? 

Being immersed in the dressage industry.

Share a little about yourself.

I am from Canada and came to Kentucky after University to work in the Thoroughbred industry.  I have an OTTB that I compete in dressage at Third Level. I am happily married and have two cats.

Additional thoughts: If you’re trying to qualify for a specific award or championship program please do your homework ahead of time and make sure you know all the qualifying criteria.

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