2007 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships Dates and Locations Announced

For Immediate Release
Monday, August 27, 2007

          Lexington, KY (August 27, 2007) - The United States Dressage Federation announced the dates for the 2007 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships: USDF Region 1 (October 25 - 28) at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, VA, USDF Region 2 (September 27 - 30) at the Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, IL,  USDF Region 3 (October 20 - 21) at the HITS Post Time Farm-Commercial Show Grounds in Ocala, FL, USDF Region 4 (October 12 - 14) at The National Equestrian Center in Lake St. Louis, MO, USDF Region 5 (September 27 - 30) at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO, USDF Region 6 (September 28 - 30) at the Donida Farm Equestrian Center in Auburn, WA, USDF Region 7 (October 11 - 14) at the Woodside Horse Park in Woodside, CA, USDF Region 8 (September 12 - 16) at HITS on the Hudson in Saugerties, NY, and USDF Region 9 (November 1 - 4) at the Great Southwest Equine Center in Katy, TX. 
          These championships recognize the outstanding efforts of riders in each USDF region and provide an excellent opportunity for spectators to view the top competitors in their respective regions. 
          Kathy Stringer of Great American Insurance Group stated, "By being the title sponsor, we are able to help USDF showcase these commendable individuals and provide them with the recognition they so greatly deserve."
          Competitors qualify for Great American/USDF Regional Championships by competing in designated qualifying classes throughout the year at USDF-recognized competitions.  For more information on qualifying or regarding the regional championships, visit the USDF Web site at www.usdf.org, or contact the USDF competitions department at regchamps@usdf.org.

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