Jun 30, 2017

USEA Foundation Proudly Announces the Recipients of the 2017 Rebecca Broussard Travel Grants

By Jo Whitehouse - USEA Staff
Emily Pestl-Dimmett competing at the 2016 Event at Rebecca Farm. Pestl-Dimmett is one of the recipients of a 2017 Travel Grant. RedBayStock.com Photo

The Event at Rebecca Farm is just a few short weeks away and once again the USEA Foundation’s Rebecca Broussard International Developing Rider’s Committee has been hard at work assessing applications from riders from all over the United States who are eligible to receive the 2017 Rebecca Broussard Developing Riders Travel Grants. These grants will assist riders with travel to Kalispell, Montana to compete in the three-star divisions to be held July 19-23. Prior to the start of the event recipients of the travel grants will participate in interviews that will further assist the committee when making the final decision in November on which riders will receive the International Developing Rider Grant ($30,000) and the National Developing Rider Grant (minimum of $10,0000). The two year-end grants will be presented at the USEA Meeting and Convention in December this year.

All those listed (and any level FEI competitor at The Event at Rebecca Farm) are invited to take part in the interview process at the event and are asked to let the Rebecca Farm Secretary know if they would like to be placed on the schedule.

The grants are made available by Jerome Broussard and his family in memory of his wife Rebecca whose greatest wish was to help riders attain their dream of competing on a U.S. Eventing Team at the Olympic, World and Pan American Games.

Congratulations to all the riders who have worked so hard to prepare for the competition at The Event at Rebecca Farm. Travel safely

2017 Rebecca Broussard Developing Rider Travel Grant Recipients 

(Listed alphabetically.)

Madeline Backus, Colorado

Andrea Baxter, California

Kirsten Buffamoyer, South Carolina

Anna Collier, Washington

Hallie Coon, Massachusetts

Ashlynn Dorsey, California

Ellen Doughty-Hume, Texas

Molly Kinnamon, Pennsylvania

Emilee Libby, California

Jennifer McFall, California

Hillary Moses, Pennsylvania

Emily Pestl-Dimmett, Washington

Alyssa Phillips, Texas

Bunnie Sexton, California

Maya Simmons, North Carolina

Erin Sylvester, Pennsylvania

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