Founded in 1973, the United States Dressage Federation has become the largest organization to represent a single Olympic equestrian discipline. Regardless of your level of interest or involvement with dressage, at nearly 30,000 member strong, and consisting of over 100 Group Member Organizations throughout the United States and Canada, USDF is your connection to dressage education, competition, and achievement. Visit USDF.org to learn more about USDF education, competition, and award programs, and to shop our online store.
Winged Foot Enterprises is a private family entity proudly sponsoring the 2018 Challenge of the Americas International Team. With cancer having touched the lives of so many families, including our own, we have, through our foundation over the years, supported many cancer research charities of all kinds. To be able to contribute to this great cause, coupled with our love of horses and the magnificent sport of dressage, is for us, indeed an honor. No matter which team comes out on top, every one of us will be winners, as science moves forward in the greatest of challenges, finding a cure. We thank each and every one of the team members for donating their time and expertise to make this event possible.
Purina Animal Nutrition LLC is a national organization serving producers, animal owners and their families through more than 4,700 local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers throughout the United States. Driven to unlock the greatest potential in every animal, the company is an industry-leading innovator offering a valued portfolio of complete feeds, supplements, premixes, ingredients and specialty technologies for the livestock and lifestyle animal markets. Purina Animal Nutrition LLC is headquartered in Shoreview, Minn. and a wholly owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, Inc. purinamills.com
Diamante Farms is home base for USDF Gold Medalist and Grand Prix trainer Devon Kane and German Gold Medalist and Master Bereiter Kevin Kohman. An official US Equestrian Elite Training Center, Diamante is dedicated to providing top quality training, coaching, clinics, boarding, and sales to the dressage community. Diamante Farms is located on 10 pristine acres just minutes from the Adequan Global Dressage Festival and the Winter Equestrian Festival show grounds in Wellington, Florida. diamantefarmsdressage.com
Havensafe Farm, owned by Betsy Juliano, is one of Wellington’s premier dressage facilities and the official practice site of the Challenge of the Americas’ Purina Team USA. A strong believer in the need to find a cure for breast cancer, Betsy fell in love with the Challenge of the Americas after seeing her first quadrille team practice in 2008. 12 years later and deeply involved with COTA, Betsy serves as an honorary chair and remains a dedicated sponsor of the event.
Wright Dressage is located in the Little Ranches equestrian community in Wellington, Florida. We offer year round and seasonal boarding, sales, instruction, and training. Emily Wright-Ciceroni is a USDF certified instructor. She earned her USDF bronze, silver, and gold medals on a self trained horse. Our team is dedicated to providing top quality care and training.
Biostar is a whole food supplement company for horses and dogs. Biostar is the pioneer of whole food feed programs for horses and the innovators of whole food supplementation for equines and canines. Our ingredients are a blend of organic, raw, dehydrated, and freeze dried —never cooked and are made in our own facility in Gordonsville, Virginia. We have been certified non GMO by the Non-GMO Project, which ensures every ingredient is not genetically modified and can be traced from farm to table. We are members of the NASC (National Animal Supplement Council) which is committed to the highest standards of quality and safety in the animal supplement industry. We believe that the foundation of health is whole, real food. biostarus.com
Iron Spring Farm has been breeding and selling high quality sport horses for more than forty-five years. Their world-class warmblood and Friesian stallions produce winning offspring with exceptional temperaments and movement. In addition to their quality breeding stock, Iron Spring Farm has an excellent selection of sales horses available. Let the Iron Spring team use their decades of experience to help you select the sales horse or sire of your dreams. Visit www.ironspringfarm.com to learn more.
At MatchNRide.com, our customized online marketplace optimizes the purchase and sale of quality sport horses worldwide. In addition to promoting sale horses by trainer, farm and owner, MatchNRide is now offering “Horses on Circuit,” a special section of the website showcasing horses actively competing by horse show region. You bring the dream, we’ll make the MATCH.
Breeding and buying horses with CDI quality and friendly temperaments, Aspen Leaf Farm offers horses for the discriminating rider. Every horse offered has been evaluated by a dressage rider that has ridden at the World Young Horse Dressage Championships and at Grand Prix level in Germany, England, and the US. Bloodlines are the best of what Europe has to offer both with the domestically bred horses as well as imports who have won national championships. We also breed and compete Giant Schnauzer dogs successful at Westminster and the National Dog Show level. aspenleafarm.com
Fleeceworks owner and lead designer Judy McSwain, a retired Naval Officer, is passionate about the comfort and health of horses, saddle pads and saddle fit. She obsesses over friction, impact ratios, moisture wicking and proportional liquid absorption percentages. She lies awake at night pondering natural fabrics and how perfectly suited they are for the job of impact absorption. You’ll often find her at barns measuring saddles, and fabric, and watching how the horse moves with every adjustment or addition she makes to a saddle pad. No matter what your style of riding, Fleeceworks offers products to fit your need. Fleeceworks
Cunningham and Cunningham has over 30 years experience in the equine insurance business having an outstanding reputation surpassed by none. They pride themselves in customer service and always have a voice rather than a machine answer your calls. Since they have several markets at their disposal, they have the ability to tailor insurance to the client’s individual needs. They can be contacted at 845-782-9110 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sara Cunningham is thrilled to sponsor this event because “We know how important this cause is and how true that the outside of a horse is good for the inside of a person.” Cunningham & Cunningham
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