If you’ve ever dreamed of riding with German eventing great Andreas Dibowski, then this is your lucky day. The USEA is looking for demo horses and riders for their Educational Symposium, held February 17-20 at Barnstaple South in Ocala, Florida.
The USEA Educational Symposium is a mega event hosting experts for the Young Event Horse, Future Event Horse and Instructors’ Certification Program portions. Read on to see the demo positions they are looking for.
Who: Riders with experience at Beginner Novice – Advanced.
When: Feb 17-18
What: Andreas Dibowski will teach dressage on Monday followed by show jumping and cross country on Tuesday.
Who: Horses at any skill level and at any age, though they prefer five years or older AND proven Advanced/five-star horses to demonstrate a successful gallop.
When: Feb 19
What: The YEH symposium will be split into three portions: dressage, jumping and gallop. All horses — from amateur friendly to upper level — are welcome to sign up. Yours might even be selected by Dibowski to ride himself.
Who: Younger horses, preferred age 1-4.
When: Feb 20
What: Susan Graham White and Robin Walker will be the lead clinicians for Thursday, February 20 with the main focus being on judge testing and the assessment of a future event horse.
How: For anyone interested in signing up their young horse (ages 1-4) as a demo horse for the FEH Symposium, please fill out this form and send to Claire Kelley at [email protected]. There is no fee for FEH demo horses, but owners must register themselves for the symposium here.