Wednesday, May. 22, 2024

USEF Updates Member Lists For Dressage Development Program



The U.S. Equestrian Federation updated the member lists for the Dressage Development Program.

The aim of the Dressage Development Program is to provide strategic guidance and resources to selected athletes with the perceived ability to make the podium or contribute to podium scores. This program is overseen by the USEF development coach with the assistance of the USEF dressage youth and young horse coaches, as well as the USEF dressage technical advisor.

In alphabetical order, the following athlete/horse combinations meet the criteria for Dressage Development Program membership:

• Lauren Asher (Littleton, Colorado) with West Side, Select Equine International’s 16-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

• Jennifer Baumert (Wellington, Florida) with Handsome, Betsy Juliano LLC’s 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding

• Patti Becker (Wadsworth, Illinois) with Freedom, Anne Ramsay’s 12-year-old Oldenburg stallion

• Heather Blitz (Wellington, Florida) with Praestemarkens Quatero, her 10-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding

• Michael Bragdell (Colora, Maryland) with Qredit Hilltop, Hilltop Farm Inc’s 11-year-old Oldenburg stallion

• Michael Bragdell with Sternlicht Hilltop, Hilltop Farm Inc’s 9-year-old Hanoverian stallion


• Niki Clarke (Temecula, California) with Coral Reef Scoobidooh, Coral Reef Ranch’s 10-year-old Hanoverian gelding

• Lehua Custer (North Hollywood, California) with F.J. Ramzes, Wendy Sasser’s nine-year-old KWPN gelding

• Claire Darnell (Moorpark, California) with Harrold S, her 7-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

• Susie Dutta (Wellington) with Dimacci DC, her and Tim Dutta’s 12-year-old Oldenburg gelding

• Shawna Harding (Aiken, South Carolina) with Regent, her 9-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding

• Kristina Harrison (Burbank, California) with Finley, her 9-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

• Chris Hickey (Wellington) with Straight Horse Zackonik, Cecelia Stewart’s 9-year-old Danish Warmblood mare

• Aaron Janicki (Mount Vernon, Washington) with Heron, his 7-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

• Jodie Kelly-Baxley (Destin, Florida) with Caymus, Beth Godwin’s 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding


• Jami Kment (Palmyra, Nebraska) with Gatino Van Hof Olympia, her and Elaine Vandeventer’s 8-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

• Sarah Lockman (Wildomar, California) with Balia, Gerry Ibanez’s 7-year-old Westphalian mare

• Amy Miller (Fullerton, California) with Encore, her 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

• Jennifer Schrader-Williams (Olympia, Washington) with Millione, Millione Partners, LLC’s 16-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding

• Melissa Taylor (Wellington) with Dixie WRF, her and Marcia Pepper’s 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare

• Alice Tarjan (Oldwick, New Jersey) with Harvest, her 7-year-old Dutch Warmblood stallion

• Carly Taylor-Smith (Malibu, California) with Rosalut NHF, Nikki Taylor-Smith’s 9-year-old Oldenburg gelding

• Dawn White-O’Connor (San Diego) with Bailarino, Four Winds Farm’s 11-year-old Oldenburg gelding




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