Submitted by Heidi Williams: Volunteers are the lifeblood of every show
Fall means Regional Championship time! The 2023 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships are underway this year, with action from Regions 4 and 5, hot on the heels of
Regions 2, 7, and 8. A huge thanks to our sponsors Great American Insurance Group, SmartPak, and Platinum Performance! Here are some of the sights our social media followers shared with us from the competitions: Region 4 – Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center; Cumming, IA – September 28 – October 1, 2023
Focus – Heidi W.
My boy “Mojo” and I had a fantastic time at Region 4 championships! The facility, volunteers, and show management were top notch! – Leah M.
Heda May, catching naps where ever she can.#usdfregion4 – Julie P.
– Stacee C.
– Stacee C.
Jeanne de grazia and her lovely mare Femke Zarma rode to a reserve championship at the Grand Prix AA freestyle – Jennifer C.
Horses greeting me on early morning barn check! – Anne S.
FHF Opulence at her first regionals ❤️ – Andrea B.
Belle and I love showing at Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center, LLC! 😍 – Dawn K.
Reserve in I-1 Freestyle—Tristan loves the neck sashes and always wears them with pride! Thank you Maffit Lake Equestrian and the Hotts for putting on such a great show. Thank you to all the officials and volunteers who gave their time. And thank you Brianna Zwilling, my trainer who gave my horse Tristan such great rides and training, we are forever indebted to you. – Erica S.
– Heather G.
region 4. great show. we had a fantastic school and a horrible test 😂 it was a whirlwind trip for us but SO worth it. – Deanna H.
the new Region 4 Resident Recognition Program! – Stacey B.
Our first trip to regionals did not disappoint! Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center, LLC put on a spectacular event! – Lindsey R.
Region 4. Early morning last minute trainer talks before our champ class with Lindsay Fuchs! – Makena S.
My daughter right before her ride to get her last score for her silver. 🥈 I love the focus on both their faces. – Shannon H.
– Kari F.
Foggy morning backside at Region 4 – Rochelle W.
– Patti B.
Perfil enjoyed the sunrise each day on his morning hack – Jennifer C.
Genola and Valeria Gift – AnnMarie B.
From USDF Region 4 Dressage Championship – AnnMarie B.
Brincador BP warming up before an early morning Championship Class, USDF Region 4. Photo credit to Heather Salden Kurtz. – Amy S.
– Stacey B.
– Missie N.
– Missie N.
FHF Rockstar owned by Jennifer Kaiser – Andrea B.
The beautiful Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center. – Kate P.
Sig has several Regional Championships under his belt. – Leah N.
Amy Richwine and her horse Fursten Vino won the training level AA championship class and were reserve in the 1st level championship class. (Her other horse -Barolo -is the stand in for awards shown here!) – Jennifer C.
Beautiful show grounds! – Stacey B.
– Anne J.
if this doesnt say it all. Brittany Burson stealing the show. photo by Linda Close Phifer ❤️ – Deanna H.
FHF Racharee at the awards booth searching for snacks – Andrea B.
– Kari F.
we came from Region 2 but absolutely loved Reg 4 at Maffit Lake, it was so well done!! perfect facility! Eleven year old Grace Christianson with her Fhf Roulee, win the 13 and under Dressage Seat Equitation in addition she placed in Training, First Jr/YR and First Open Freestyle – Jennifer K. Region 5 – WestWorld of Scottsdale; Scottsdale, AZ – September 29 – October 1, 2023
Our groom was the real MVP at Region 5 Championships – Sydni C.
Taylor Lindsten with Wallace G and San Laurino H. At region 5 championships. Tied with herself at Open PSG with a 67.132 – Violet L.
If you have photos from the 2023 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Region 5 Championships, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can share them here!