“Ride to Rio” Raises Over $80,000 for High Performance Dressage Programs

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Rancho Santa Fe, CA – April 25, 2015 – High Performance Dressage supporters all gathered together this week as the United States Equestrian Team (USET)

Foundation hosted the “Ride to Rio” fundraiser. Benefiting the United States High Performance Dressage Programs, the event was held Thursday, April 23, 2015,

at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf and Tennis Club in Rancho Santa Fe, California during the Del Mar National Horse Show.


The “Ride to Rio” was chaired online canadian pharmacy store! buy dapoxetine online india . approved pharmacy, cheap priligy dapoxetine . by Christine Traurig and Sean Cadell, and had over 150 attendees that included U.S coaches Debbie McDonald, Charlotte Bredhal, Scott Hassler

as well riders Steffen and Shannon Peters, Guenter Seidel, Jan Ebling, Kathleen Raine, Sabine Schut Kerry, David Blake and many more.

Christine Traurig, Sean Caddell and Bonnie Jenkins

The live auction included such fabulous items as a weekend in Aspen and Napa Valley to training with Olympians Steffen Peters, Jan Ebling and Charlotte Bredhal.

The auction raised over $54,000 for the High Performance Dressage Programs. With the 2016 Rio Olympics just over a year away, coaches and athletes have already

begun preparing, with the aim of making the United States one of the strongest contenders.


Traurig, the U.S. Dressage Young Horse Coach, commented, “I thought it was a big success. The participation was more than we expected. It’s very encouraging.

I really believe that we did a good job and I am really happy with the event. It all came together beautifully.”


USET Foundation dec 25, 2014 – dec 12, 2014 – approved rx pharmacy, buy estrace online, available 24h a day , hq products for cheapest prices , viagra stopped working for  Executive Director Bonnie B. Jenkins also talked about “The Dressage Challenge,” established by Claudine and Fritz Kundrun.

Launched at the end of the March, this exciting new phenergan 250 price phenergan 250 price order phenergan fundraising effort was created specifically for U.S. High Performance Dressage Programs.

The Kundruns will match $1 for every $2 in gift commitments made by Dec. 31, 2015, up to a total of $500,000.

Christine Traurig and Debbie McDonald

The goal of The Dressage Challenge is to raise $1,500,000 to provide increased funding for training and competition opportunities

that will put the United States consistently on the podium at international championships from Junior/Young Riders to the Olympic prednisone tablets 40 mg no prescription australia . to buy prednisone . buy prednisone online no prescription. prednisone cheapest place to order. do you need  Games.

Commitments of $25,000 or more made by Dec. 31 are eligible for The Challenge and may be paid over a multi-year period. Gifts are all tax-deductible.

To date $850,000 has been raised toward the goal.


“Christine and Sean did an incredible job organizing the benefit, It was really exciting to see the support from the west coast dressage

community including riders and owners in their enthusiasm and commitment to taking the United States Dressage programs to the next level,” said buy sertraline online after comparing prices. order zoloft without a prescription. how much does generic zoloft cost? Jenkins.

Guenter and Sean Seidell

For more information regarding the USET Foundation and its mission, please contact Bonnie B. Jenkins.

The United States Equestrian Team Foundation (www.uset.org) is the non-profit organization that supports the competition, training, coaching, travel and educational needs of America’s elite and developing international, high performance horses and athletes in partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation.

For more information on the USET Foundation, please call (908) 234-1251, or visit USET ONLINE atwww.uset.org

The USET Foundation has been awarded Charity Navigator’s highest honor, a Four Star rating for good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

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