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Grants for Dressage Judges

  • 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.

  • 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. The amount of the grants can vary depending on the need and request of the applicants but are at least $1,000.

  • This fund will provide an annual $1,000 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 an A or B rating.