Olympian Charlotte Bredahl-Baker Signed for Platinum Performance/USDF Adult Clinic Series

For Immediate Release
Thursday, February 12, 2009

          Lexington, KY (February 12, 2009) - The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) announced the signing of United States Olympian Charlotte Bredahl-Baker as the clinician for the Platinum Performance/USDF Adult Clinic Series.   This series will consist of nine clinics over the next two years beginning in the fall of 2009.
          "We had a super successful series with Jane Savoie, so we are thrilled to bring Charlotte on board. We believe she brings many of the same teaching and training skills as Jane, but with a slightly different approach so it will be exciting to watch the series unfold," stated USDF Director of Marketing Linda Schultz.
          In 1992 Charlotte and her horse, Monsieur, were part of the bronze medal winning Olympic Team in Barcelona. Charlotte has represented the United States in many international dressage competitions including 1997, when she and her other horse, Lugano, were part of the silver medal winning United States team at the North American Championship in Maryland.
          In 2004, Charlotte's stallion, Windfall CB was named USDF Horse of the Year at Intermediate I. In 2005, Charlotte and Eskada won California Dressage Society (CDS) and Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Championships at Prix St. Georges and Intermediate I Freestyle. In the same year, Charlotte and Komo won CDS and Great American/USDF Regional Championships at Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle. In 2006, when competing in Florida, both Eskada and Komo qualified in the top twelve for the National Championships at Gladstone in Intermediate I and Grand Prix, respectively.
          Charlotte was born and raised in Denmark. She moved to the United States in 1979 and is currently a United States Equestrian Federation "S" rated judge.
          For more information about the Platinum Performance/USDF Adult Clinic Series, or to find specific dates and locations for the series (available after April 1), visit the USDF Web site or contact the USDF office.

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