Prize Money of Nearly $200,000 to be Awarded at Great American/USDF Regional Dressage Championships

For Immediate Release
Friday, March 5, 2021

Lexington, KY (March 5, 2021) - The United States Dressage Federation™ (USDF) and Great American Insurance Group are pleased to announce that prize money totaling nearly $200,000 will be awarded at the 2021 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Championships.  This prize money will be divided evenly among the nine regions and 35 divisions that are offered, allowing each region to present competitors with over $22,000 in prize money and awards.  Prize money will be awarded to champions and reserve champions in each region and division. Champions will also receive an embroidered vest provided by SmartPak, official supplement feeding system of USDF, and an embroidered blanket storage bag provided by USDF.  In addition to prize money, reserve champions will receive a saddle pad provided by the Great American Insurance Group, title sponsor of the championships.

 “It is with great pleasure that we continue to provide recognition to these outstanding competitors through our sponsorship of the regional championship program,” stated Kathy Sedlak, Great American Insurance Group Vice President of the Equine Division.

 “We're so pleased that through the generous sponsorship support of Great American Insurance Group, SmartPak, and Platinum Performance, that we are able to see this program continue to grow and be so well received by USDF members,” adds Stephan Hienzsch, USDF Executive Director.

 The Great American/USDF Regional Championships are presented by SmartPak and supported by Platinum Performance.  For more information about the Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships, please visit the USDF website at, or contact the USDF office at

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