Provides financial support to the USDF "Continuing Education for Judges and USDF 'L' Program Graduates." USDF Administers this program; The Dressage Foundation serves as "banker" for grants of up to $800 annually per USDF Region. Participants have evaluated the program with very high marks.
Established at The Dressage Foundation by friends and supporters of Olympian Michael Poulin, the purpose of this Fund is to provide funding support for programs and projects that enhance the quality of Dressage in the United States, through any and all of its component disciplines - riding, competing, training, instructing, and judging. Grant applications should contain bold, creative, innovative ideas for the improvement and strengthening of Dressage.
Provides funding assistance for a Pony Club rider to attend the United States Dressage Federation ‘L’ Education Program or Instructor Certification Program. Applicants must be current or graduate Pony Club members with a B or A rating. Applications are due no later than March 25th of each year, for that year's award.