USDF and Platinum Performance Team Up Again at 2009 FEI North American Junior/Young Rider Championships
RELEASE: June 15, 2009
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Leah Oliveto
Lexington, KY – The Dressage Championships at the Adequan FEI North American Junior/Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North (NAJYRC) annually bring out the continent’s best Juniors and Young Riders – 2009 promises not to disappoint. Once again these Championships will be sponsored by Platinum Performance and the United States Dressage Federation.
The 2009 NAJYRC will feature Dressage riders, aged 14-21, vying for FEI medals in both Junior and Young Rider divisions at the Kentucky Horse Park July 22-26.
NAJYRC also features Eventing, Reining and Jumping Championships all running concurrently.
“This is such an important experience for these young riders – some go on to professional careers and become Olympic team members, so we believe it is a very important program to continue to support,” said Linda Schultz, USDF Director of Marketing
USDF and Platinum Performance annually team up to ensure that this experience is exceptional. NAJYRC frequently produces the future International teams for the participating nations. In 2009 Athletes from all over the US, Mexico, Canada and Guatemala are expected to participate.
"We can appreciate the time, effort and commitment that these riders have made to be the very best", said Amy Quintana, Director of Equine Marketing for Platinum Performance, "and we want to support what they are trying to accomplish. They truly are the future of elite equestrian competition."
Platinum Performance offers superior equine nutritional supplements specially developed to support health, performance and longevity. Their products were developed at Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center in 1996 and are based on the most recent nutrition research. Platinum provides their Clients with educational resources needed to help them make well-informed decisions about maintaining the health of their horses and has been a proud sponsor of the USDF and USEF since 2007. Platinum Performance also offers lines of human, canine, feline and exotic nutritional supplements.
The USDF, founded in 1973 is dedicated to the education, recognition of achievement, and promotion of the sport of Dressage. They offer more than 30 different educational programs, 125 affiliate, local or regional clubs and more than 2000 annual awards for excellence in competition.
For more information, please visit the United States Dressage Federation at: www.usdf.org and Platinum Performance at: www.platinumperformance.com. For more information about NAJYRC please visit www.youngriders.org.