Sunday, May 28, 2023

USDF Leadership in Action at the 2023 FEI World Cup Finals

If you were at the FEI World Cup Finals in Omaha, or if you watched any of it via livestream, you were likely to...

Freestyle Sophistication

USDF’s continuing-education program is a must-do for both judges and riders Story and photographs by Jennifer O. Bryant “If you are remotely considering competing in freestyle,”...

Should Dalera Win the World Cup Dressage Final for the Second...

Dancing to Parisian chanteuses, Germany’s Jessica von Bredow-Werndl wins second consecutive title at the 2023 FEI World Cup Dressage Final in Omaha Story and photographs by Jennifer O. Bryant

The Other Side of the FEI World Cup Finals

Trade fair entices shoppers; exhibitions and demos stress equine outreach and cross-cultural ties Story and photos by Jennifer O. Bryant A large crowd gathered at the...

Where the Real Action Happens

What do students of dressage prefer to watch during a top competition? The warmup, of course. Go ringside at the FEI World Cup Dressage...

All Warmed up and Ready to Go in Omaha

All entrants pass the horse inspection, are ready for tomorrow’s Grand Prix in the FEI World Cup Dressage Final Omaha 2023 Story and photos by...

A Filly at Finals

By Kendra Hansis If you've ever considered showing a youngster in-hand or in Materiale, do it! You'll have a much more mature horse by the time you're ready to go up the levels.

A Friesian for Finals

By Macy Clark If you would have asked me a year ago if I thought I’d be taking a Friesian to the US Dressage Finals...

A Dream Come T-RUE

By Jill Graf I am a Nurse Practitioner (NP) hospitalist and have been working, at times, 24/7 through Covid. I had a wonderful horse, Titan,...

My Road to having a Reserve Champion Foal

By Amy Griffin What a summer!  From barely halter broken to Reserve Champion Southern Breeders Championship Series in just three weeks! A HUGE thank you to...
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USDF’s Original Membership Cards

Anne Zahradnik recently shared this photo of her original USDF Membership Card - for the 1977-1978 membership year!

USEF Licensed Dressage Judge Licenses Explained

The United States Equestrian Federation licenses dressage judges at three levels. Here we give a brief explanation of licenses, as well as requirements for judging specific classes.