Once in a Lifetime “Olympian Experience” Offered at 2017 The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions

Gladstone, N.J. – April 21, 2017 The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions, hosted by the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation at historic Hamilton Farm in Gladstone, New Jersey, is pleased to offer a very special “Olympian Experience” package to train with an Olympian and enjoy this year’s event, held May 18-21, as a VIP.
This opportunity of a lifetime, presented by Dressage Today, will include a training session with a U.S. dressage Olympian on Saturday, May 20, and the chance to ride a dressage test (of your choice) critiqued by an FEI international judge. Furthermore, participants will receive two VIP Patron tent seats and hospitality throughout the championships, two invitations to the competitors’ Welcome Reception on Wednesday, May 17, two invitations to the Olympic Celebration Cocktail Reception on Saturday, May 20, one VIP parking pass and a one-year subscription to Dressage Today. In addition, there will be a special “draw” for Olympian Experience participants at the Competitors Welcome Reception.

The Olympian Experience packages are $5,000 and are very limited on a first come, first serve basis. For federal income tax purposes, the tax-deductible portion of your charitable donation to the USET Foundation is $3,800. The USET Foundation’s federal tax identification number is 22-1668879.
Please contact Maureen Pethick at 908-234-1251 (ext. 207) or email mpethick@uset.org for more information and to apply for the Olympian Experience package.
The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions will draw top horse-and-rider combinations from across the country to compete for the three coveted champion titles. The prestigious ‘Brentina Cup’ for riders ages 16-25 attracts highly talented youth and their mounts for the opportunity to ride with other competitive athletes their age.
The event will also feature the USEF Grand Prix Dressage National Championship, the USEF Intermediaire I Championship and the USEF Young Adult ‘Brentina Cup’ Dressage National Championship, presented by Dressage Today. To download a copy of the prize list, click here.
2017 The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions Schedule of Events:
[Subject to change]
Wednesday, May 17
Ring familiarization
Veterinary inspections (in order Grand Prix, Intermediaire I, ‘Brentina Cup’) – 4 p.m.
Thursday, May 18
FEI Grand Prix Test – 8 a.m.
FEI Prix St. Georges Test – 11:05 a.m.
FEI Intermediate II ‘Brentina Cup’ 16-25 Test – 2:45 p.m.
Friday, May 19
FEI Grand Prix Special Test – 9:30 a.m.
FEI Grand Prix 16-25 Test – 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 20, hosted by Dressage Today
FEI Intermediate I Test – 10 a.m.
Demonstration to follow
Sunday, May 21, hosted by Peapack-Gladstone Bank
FEI Intermediate I Freestyle – 8 a.m.
FEI Grand Prix Freestyle – 11:05 a.m.
FEI Grand Prix 16-25 Freestyle – 3:20 p.m.