Harley and Amy Rippy compete in the FEI Prix St. Georges AA/Open division on Friday morning at the 2017 U.S. Dressage Finals. Photo: Leslie Potter
Nearly 400 horse-and-rider teams are at the Kentucky Horse Park this weekend for one of the last major outdoor competitions of the year. The U.S. Dressage Finals presented by Adequan runs November 9 through 12 and is the national championship for open and amateur riders competing from Training Level through Grand Prix.
Find the live broadcast at USEF.org.
Roi De Coeur exits the arena after his test with rider Rosalind Kinstler. Photo: Leslie Potter
The show and live broadcast begin at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time each day. Among the highlights available on the live stream is Friday evening’s US Dressage Finals Open Grand Prix Championship, which will run from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. On Saturday evening. The Open Grand Prix Freestyle Championship will begin at 7:30 p.m.
The U.S. Dressage Final is open to horses of all breeds who qualified during the competition year. Riders from across the country will be competing in the Regions Cup Team Competition, now in its third year, provides an opportunity for regional pride.
To find out more about the show, visit www.usdf.org/usdressagefinals.
Leslie Potter is a writer and photographer based in Lexington, Kentucky. www.lesliepotterphoto.com