USLA Announces Rama Dressage Foundation as Title Sponsor for the Rising Stars Model & Movements Challenge

The US Lusitano Association (USLA) is thrilled to announce the Rama Dressage Foundation as the Title Sponsor for the 2024 USLA Rising Stars Model & Movements Challenge. This prestigious competition, part of the Iberian Showcase, will be held during the USLA Lusitano Conference from October 15-20 at the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida.

About Rama Dressage Foundation The Rama Dressage Foundation is renowned for its dedication to nurturing young equestrian talent and fostering international equestrian exchange. Through its comprehensive program, the foundation brings promising young equestrians from around the world to the United States, where they are matched with leading breeders and trainers. This unique opportunity allows riders to immerse themselves in the rich equestrian culture of the U.S. for up to 18 months, gaining invaluable experience and insights into advanced training methodologies and competition practices.

Statements from Leaders “We are honored to have the Rama Dressage Foundation as the Title Sponsor for the Rising Stars Model & Movements Challenge,” said Sheryl Prucka, President of USLA. “Their commitment to developing young equestrians aligns perfectly with our mission to promote and celebrate the Lusitano horse. The Foundation’s support will undoubtedly elevate the prestige and impact of this year’s competition.”

Sarah Rama, President and Founder of the Rama Dressage Foundation, expressed her excitement about the partnership: “We are delighted to support the USLA Rising Stars Model & Movements Challenge. Our foundation is dedicated to providing young equestrians with unparalleled opportunities for growth and development, and this event is a perfect platform to showcase their talents and the remarkable qualities of the Lusitano horse.”

Event Details The USLA Rising Stars Model & Movements Challenge is an APSL-rated morphology competition designed to highlight the exceptional qualities of young Lusitano horses. The event spans two days, featuring Lusitano fillies and mares on October 18 and Lusitano colts and stallions on October 19. Each class will culminate in the crowning of a Champion Lusitano Mare and Champion Lusitano Stallion, with winners receiving APSL Medals.

Looking Forward The partnership with the Rama Dressage Foundation underscores a shared vision of excellence in equestrian sports and the promotion of the Lusitano breed. The Foundation’s involvement is expected to attract even more talented young equestrians to the event, fostering a vibrant and competitive atmosphere.

For more information about the USLA Rising Stars Model & Movements Challenge and the USLA Lusitano Conference, please visit US Lusitano Association. To learn more about the Rama Dressage Foundation and their initiatives, visit Rama Dressage Foundation.

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USLA Announces Rama Dressage Foundation as Title Sponsor for the Rising Stars Model & Movements Challenge