Dressage riders will descend on Lamplight Equestrian Center in Illinois during the last weekend of August for the 2021 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions and Markel/USEF Young and Developing Horse Dressage National Championships. Junior riders will also have the opportunity to compete in the USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals.
In total, 14 dressage national champions will be crowned:
• Markel/USEF Young Horse 4-year-old
• Markel/USEF Young Horse 5-year-old
• Markel/USEF Young Horse 6-year-old
• Markel/USEF Developing Prix St. Georges
• Markel/USEF Developing Grand Prix
• USEF Children
• USEF Pony Rider
• Adequan/USEF Junior
• Horseware Ireland/USEF Young Rider
• Adequan/USEF Brentina Cup Under-25
• USEF Intermediaire I Dressage National Championship
• USEF Grand Prix Dressage National Championship
• USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals, 13 and under
• USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals, 14-18
When: Aug. 24-29. Check out a schedule here.
Where: Lamplight Equestrian Center, Wayne, Illinois.
Results: Results will be posted here.
How You Can Follow Along: The Chronicle will be on-site bringing you gorgeous photos, great interviews and behind-the-scenes stories. Make sure to follow along at www.coth.com, as well as on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @Chronofhorse
How You Can Watch: USEF Network will provide wall-to-wall coverage of both arenas.
Useful Links and Information:
• All of the Chronicle’s coverage.
• Complete schedule.
• Official Festival of Champions page
• Don’t forget to follow the Chronicle on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @Chronofhorse.
• We’ll have a full analysis of the competition in the Sept. 20 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse magazine