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  • 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.

  • The purpose of the Shannon Foundation Fund for Judges’ Licensing is to provide financial support to dressage judges to participate in activities related to obtaining a judging license of “recorded” (‘small r’) or higher. The Shannon Foundation Board of Directors, at the request of dressage professional Julie Shannon (GA), established the Fund to create a strong pipeline of judges in the United States.

  • This fund will provide an annual $500 grant to a current or graduate rider with a Pony Club Rating of A, B, or C rating to attend an educational event of his/her choice. Preference will be given to riders with A or B rating.