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The USEF Combined Driving Programs are outlined by the Driving Sport Committee and funded through the support of U.S. Equestrian, their sponsors, and the USET Foundation. The purpose of the USEF Developing Athlete Program for Combined Driving is to provide guidance and educational resources to cultivate selected athlete/horse combinations who display the potential to contribute to a medal winning Team score at Driving World Championships in the current and next quadrennial. Athletes wishing to be part of the Program will need to apply.

Please read the complete program outline, attached below.


Questions can be addressed to

Danielle Aamodt, Director of Driving

859-225-2077 | [email protected]

Donate and Support

Donations for the USEF Developing Athlete program are managed by the United States Equestrian Team Foundation (USET) in Gladstone, New Jersey. Please contact the USET about the many different options to support our Driving Teams: 908-234-1251

Donations can also be made online:

Select "International Developing Driver Fund" for the Fund Destination. Thank you for contributing to our Teams!

Additional Resources

Emerging - Developing - Elite Athlete Programs

Watch this thorough review of the 2021 Athlete Pathway Programs for combined driving

2021 Developing Athlete Program Overview

Approved by the Driving Sport Committee on 12/16/2020

2021 Provisional DAP Clinic & Webinar Schedule

*Please check frequently for changes* updated 8/6/2021

Current Developing Athlete Program Members

Updated 8/2021

Group 'A' Additional Benefits - Criteria & Application

DAP 'Addendum A' - approved by the Driving Sport Committee on 5/6/2020

Online Application instructions

Applications typically only open January & June each year