Kay Meredith was awarded the USDF Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004. Her leadership of USDF in its critical, early years provided the foundation for the organization. She was a founding member of USDF, second USDF Vice President, and served as President from 1977 to 1982. She also chaired the Nominating and Scheduling Committees, co-chaired the Historical Committee, and developed the first USDF Dressage Instructors’ Directory. Many important programs were initiated during Kay’s terms as a USDF officer. Besides her USDF work, Kay has had an outstanding career as a rider, instructor, and USEF “S” judge.