US Dressage Finals Management Team Announced
Lexington, KY (January 31, 2013) – The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) Executive Board has selected the management team, for the upcoming, inaugural US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®, to be held November 7-10, 2013, at the Kentucky Horse Park. USDF has named Lloyd Landkamer, of Hamel, MN, as Competition Manager, Debra Reinhardt, of Southbury, CT, as Event Coordinator, Kevin Bradbury, of Dexter, MI, as IT Coordinator, and Monica Fitzgerald, of Maggie Valley, NC, as Secretary, with the Grounds and Facilities Manager to be named at a later date.
Lloyd, who is a USEF "R" Technical Delegate and FEI Level 3 Chief Steward, has a wealth of experience in managing competitions. Serving as a manager and secretary at events such as the Alltech/FEI World Equestrian Games, USEF Dressage Festival of Champions and USEF Selection Trials, Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North, and multiple CDI 3* competitions, among others, makes him well qualified to manage this event. In addition to his experience with competition, Lloyd serves on the USEF Dressage Committee, chairs the USEF Para-Equestrian Technical Committee, and owns and operates Brandywine Farm.
Debra, a dressage rider since 1989 and a USDF Bronze Medalist, is an experienced manager and secretary of dressage competitions and is the founder and owner of Centerline Events. Established in 1996, her company serves as a professional event organizing team, which has organized CDI events since 2002. Debra said, "I look forward to making this event a memorable celebration for all of those who qualified!"
Kevin, a software developer and database designer who is also an experienced dressage show manager, has an established record of bringing innovative technology to dressage shows including completely paperless electronic judging. Kevin owns and operates BMCI, which developed and provides the HorseShowOffice.com online entry service and the Horse Show Office dressage show management system. He has managed over 120 shows which featured e-scoring in all arenas. "I am excited to be working with the USDF to bring show-changing technology to the US Dressage Finals," stated Kevin.
Monica has served as a show secretary for over ten years. Her experience includes Dressage at Devon, Wellington Classic Dressage, World Dressage Masters CDI5*, as well as Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Championships. Monica has served as secretary for both the national and FEI International portions of these major competitions.
"After years of planning, I am so pleased to have this talented team assembled to make our dreams of the US Dressage Finals become a reality. With these experienced leaders at the helm, this event is sure to be a huge success," stated USDF President George Williams.
For more information about the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®, and to sign up to receive updates, visit the website at www.usdressagefinals.com, or contact the USDF office.
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