Other Awards and Recognition

Youth Dressage Rider Recognition Pin Program
The USDF Youth Dressage Rider Recognition Pin Program is designed to recognize the accomplishments of youth in the dressage community at all levels. This program is open to students who are currently enrolled in grades 6-12 of a middle/ high school or home school program and are a Group or Participating Member of USDF.

Youth Shining Star Program
Offered by the USDF Youth Council, this award recognizes outstanding sportsmanship by USDF youth members. Learn more

Youth Convention Scholarship
Supported by funds raised at the annual USDF Youth Executive Board Silent Auction, held at the annual convention, these scholarships provide financial support to young dressage enthusiasts to help defray the expenses associated with attending the annual convention. Learn more

Arts Contest
This annual contest was designed to highlight the creativity and beauty of dressage and to allow USDF members to express their interest in the sport outside of the competition arena. Learn more

USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award
The USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award was designed to develop leaders in the equine industry from all breeds and disciplines. Learn more

Higher Education Equestrian Scholarship for graduating High School Seniors
US Equestrian invites all 2024 high school graduates who are beginning their college career in the fall to apply now for the 2024 Higher Education Equestrian Scholarships. The program provides five $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are committed to advancing their equestrian knowledge while in college.  The deadline for applications is July 31, 2024. Learn more