Sport Horse Committee


To foster and advance the breeding and development of the highest quality dressage sport horses and to promote a strong foundation for the dressage sport horse development pipeline in the United States.


  1. To educate breeders, owners, buyers, handlers, trainers, and judges about the ideals of both dressage sport horse prospects and breeding stock.
  2. Encourage and acknowledge the efforts of USDF member breeders in producing the highest quality dressage sport horse.
  3. Provide dressage sport horse competition management, owners, and breeders with competition guidelines and opportunities.
  4. Promote USDF horse recordings and tracking of competition results.
  5. Nurture and develop future generations for the dressage sport horse breeding industry.
  6. Review and update all proposed USDF sport horse scoresheets and instruction documents.


  1. Review and reformat the USDFBCS rules and applications for 2024.
  2. Host a USDF Sport Horse Seminar.
  3. Host a USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum.
  4. Award first presentation of new Breeder of Distinction Awards; Sapphire, Ruby and Diamond levels.