The dressage foundation (tdf is pleased to announce the creation of a new grant fund that will provide financial assistance to para-dressage riders to attend educational events such as clinics at the use para-equestrian Association para-equestrian Centers of excellence (COI. One goal of the fund is to reach grassroots and lower-level riders.
“this para-equestrian dressage fund has been in the works for a long time so we’re especially excited to see it up and running soon” said Beth Baumert tdf president and CEO. “As the details develop we hope that donors will find this as exciting as we do. As always tdf tries to help people at the grassroots as well as at the top and this fund will follow suit.”
“use is extremely appreciative and excited about the development of tdf’s para-equestrian dressage grant fund said laureen Johnson usef’s para-equestrian director. “the timing couldn’t be better to offer the athletes an opportunity to apply for funding to assist with expenses to attend educational programs such as those provided by the COE.”
hope hand president of the use said “thank you tdf for this great opportunity to spotlight para-dressage along with the well-established dressage-grant programs the foundation has supported over the years. including para-dressage under the foundation’s umbrella shows how para-dressage is truly ‘paralleled’ in every phase. these grants will help afford and encourage more riders to learn and enjoy the sport of para-dressage.”
if you are interested in supporting u.s. para-dressage riders please contact tdf at (402I 4S4-8585 or visit dressagefoundation.org to make a donation.