Articles: Press Release
USEF Announces ParaEquestrian Dressage Training Session
United States Equestrian Federation, Inc.
4047 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511-8483
Tel: (859) 258-2472
Fax (859) 231-6662
Web site: www.usef.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 29, 2008
By Joanie Morris
Gladstone, NJ -- The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is hosting a ParaEquestrian Dressag
e Training Session for potential Para Dressage Equestrians and Elite Riders with US ParaEquestrian
Team Coach and international eventing rider Missy Ransehousen and Assistant Coach Sharon Schneidman
. The Training Session will be held November 24-25, 2008 at the Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Cente
r in Woodinville, WA.
ParaEquestrian provides riders with all kinds of disabilities the chance to compete in dressage com
petitions at every level, from local shows to the Paralympic Games. ParaEquestrian Dressage will be
included, for the first time, at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games which will be held in
Lexington, KY in September of 2010.
This Training Session is designed to help riders who have various disabilities learn more about com
peting in Dressage at a National or International Level and also to assist Trainers working with ri
ders with disabilities. Auditors are invited and encouraged to attend at no charge.
We will also be offering International Classification on Tuesday, November 25th with US Chief Class
ifier Joann Benjamin and International Classifier Marion Slatter-Blitstein from Canada.
For further information and to obtain an application form, please contact: Pam Lane, USEF Director
of ParaEquestrian and Vaulting at firstname.lastname@example.org or (908) 326-1153.
The vision of the United States Equestrian Federation(r) is to provide leadership
for equestrian sport in the United States of America by promoting the pursuit
of excellence from the grassroots to the Olympic Games, based on a
foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare
of its human and equine athletes.