Articles: Press Release
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center to Host Clinic with Jerry
Marty Bauman, (508) 698-6810, email@example.com
Kingston, RI—April 10, 2002— In conjunction with the National Disability
Sports Alliance (NDSA), Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center in Woodinville,
WA, will host a dressage clinic with Jerry Schwartz, May 4-6.
Schwartz is a United States Dressage Federation (USDF) Gold, Silver, and
Bronze Medalist and is chairperson for the USDF Council of Competitors. He
recently participated in a Disabled Athletes Training Clinic at the
International Academy for Equestrian Studies in Warendorf, Germany and
The clinic will comprise 45 minute private sessions over the three days of
the event. There is no fee for NDSA athlete members who wish to
participate. A fee of $50 will be required for disabled riders who are not
NDSA members, and able-bodied riders may participate for a fee of $100.
Horses will be provided to all riders, and stabling will be available free
of charge to riders who opt to bring their own horses. Participants must
supply their own saddle and any special equipment they require. For more
information on the clinic, please contact Little Bit Therapeutic Riding
Center at (425) 882-1554.
The National Disability Sports Alliance is the national governing body for
equestrian sport for riders with disabilities. NDSA is responsible for the
development and selection of riders for national championship and
international competitions, including the Paralympic Games, and provides
training, competition and advocacy for riders with physical disabilities.
Please visit www.ndsaequestrian.org for
more information about NDSA.
The United States Equestrian Team is a non-profit organization that selects,
trains, equips and finances equestrians of the highest possible standard to
represent our country in major international competition, including the
Olympic Games and the World Championships. To accomplish this the USET seeks
out and nurtures the development of talented athletes - riders, drivers and
horses - and provides the support and guidance they need to help them attain
their fullest potential. For more information on the USET, please call
(908) 234-1251, or visit USET ONLINE at www.uset.org.