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Aimed at providing strategic guidance and educational opportunities to athletes under the age of 25, the USEF/USDF program, led by USEF Dressage Youth Coach George Williams, will provide access to educational opportunities and competition planning for qualified athletes.  This Program is proudly sponsored and supported by Discover Dressage.

 

 

Questions? Contact Kristen Brett

Additional Resources

Emerging Athlete Program Member List

Updated May 10, 2021

Youth Athlete Program Requirements

Criteria for Membership Selection & Benefits to Membership

European Young Rider Tour

With the goal of promoting and exposing elite-level US Young Riders to international competition, the Young Rider European Tour aims to send three Young Riders to attend National and FEI competitions in Europe.

Calendar of Events

Updated May 4, 2021 - Information on upcoming Emerging Athlete Program opportunities. More dates to be added soon!

USDF Jr/YR Clinic Series

The USDF Jr/YR Clinic Series is an educational opportunity for young riders striving to compete at FEI levels. The goal of this series is to promote hardworking, talented youth riders who want to rise to the top of the discipline. These clinics are taught by top US riders including George Williams, Charlotte Bredahl-Baker, and Anne Gribbons.

Application for Training & Evaluation Sessions

Application for Training & Evaluation Sessions - More dates to be added soon!

Emerging Athlete Program Diagram

View this diagram to find out how you become a member of the Discover Dressage USEF/USDF Emerging Athlete Program