Tag: Potomac Valley Dressage Association

Lessons Learned from a Horse Show Mom

I have always loved animals, particularly horses, and at the age of eight my grandmother Sheena decided to pay for me to take horseback riding lessons. This began a lifelong dressage passion that would follow me into adulthood. As I began college, I took ten years off riding to get married, begin my career, and have my own children: two boys, Kade and Kyson, and a girl named Aubrey.

Samuel Barish – 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Dr. Sam Barish was awarded the USDF Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.  He started his career in dressage in 1980, as an announcer, working...

Meet the L Graduate – Kim Briele

I own and manage Horse Bridge Farm, a dressage training facility, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. I attended Meredith Manor School of Horsemanship...

Col. Clarence Edmonds – 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Col. Clarence Edmonds was awarded the USDF Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005. He contributed for many decades to the growth and development of both...

American Dressage Legends: Col. Bengt Ljungquist

Reprinted from the July/August 2014 USDF Connection magazine. Not all members of the Roemer Foundation/USDF Hall of Fame are Americans. Several foreign individuals have been...
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The First US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®

Take a look through the first ever US Dressage Finals program!

USDF Recognizes Accomplishments for Riders of All Ages

USDF recognizes achievement for riders age 50 & over through the Adequan®/USDF Vintage Cup program, & riders age 60 & over through the Master's Challenge Award!