Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is now accepting letters of intent from competition managers to host the 2013 Dressage Seat Medal Finals. These Finals will take place in the summer of 2013 and are traditionally scheduled for late August.
The purpose of the Dressage Seat Medal presented by Dressage Today program is to promote and reward correct seat, position, and use of aids in dressage for youth riders. The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) oversees the qualifying system and the Semi-Finals, while the USEF manages the Finals.
The USDF Dressage Seat Medal presented by Dressage Today program is split in two age divisions; 13 & under and 14-18. A rider is eligible for the 13 and under Semi-Final class until the end of the calendar year in which the reach the age of 13. A rider is eligible for the 14 through 18 Semi-Final class from the beginning of the calendar year in which he/she reaches 14 until the end of the calendar year in which he/she reaches the age of 18.
The top two riders in each Dressage Seat Medal Semi-Finals class will qualify for the USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals.
All letters of intent are due to Hallye Griffin by June 30, 2012.
If you are interested in hosting the 2013 Dressage Seat Medal Finals, send your letter of intent to Hallye Griffin, USEF Director of National Dressage, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (859) 231-6662.