From the USEF Communications Department
Lexington, KY- The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that, pending approval from the High Performance Working Group and the Executive Committee, the Kentucky Dressage Association's bid to host the 2013 Dressage Festival of Champions has been accepted. These annual championships will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY October 10-13, 2013.
The 2013 Dressage Festival of Champions will again hold six National Championship divisions- USEF National Grand Prix Dressage Championship, USEF National Intermediaire I Dressage Championship, USEF National "Brentina Cup" Young Adult Championship, USEF National Young Rider Dressage Championship, USEF National Junior Dressage Championship and USEF National Pony Rider Dressage Championship.
Additionally, the USEF is excited to welcome a new sponsor, AGCO, for the National Junior and Young Rider Dressage divisions. AGCO (www.AGCOcorp.com) is a leading global agricultural equipment manufacturer. The Fortune 500 Company is based in Atlanta and has over 20,000 employees in 20 countries. AGCO products are sold through five core brands; Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra.
This will be the first time the USEF Dressage Festival of Champions has been held at the Kentucky Horse Park, the site of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.
For further information regarding the 2013 USEF Dressage Festival of Champions please contact Jenny Van Wieren-Page at (859) 225-6949, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Hallye Griffin at (859) 225-6918, or via email at email@example.com.
@FranJurga writes: The Kentucky Dressage Association will host the event; the Kentucky Horse Park is home to the national headquarters of both the US Equestrian Federation (the national governing body of horse sport in the USA) and the US Dressage Federation.