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Article in the Ventura star on the USDFD clinic in Moorpark, it was published April 5th.
The vineyard Classic CDE held at the Woodland Stallion Station was special this year. Five persons with disability and members of US Driving For Disabled (USDFD) competed. Ginny Leal competed Training Level. Tracy Bowman and Stephenie Putnam competed at the Preliminary Level. Bev White competed at the Intermediate Level. Diane Kastama competed at the Advanced [...]
For a power packed 2 days of lessons in preparation to learn more about Therapeutic Driving. The Lord Stirling Stable /Somerset County Park Commission from Basking Ridge, NJ are in the development stages of adding a Therapeutic Driving program to their existing equine operation. [Read More]
Press release on our very successful para-equestrian driving clinic.
Brad Bertele is President of Blackhorse for heroes Inc. Brad has developed a successful Carriage Driving program for veterans of any disability. There is no charge to the veteran and they have found it works, especially well with PTSD. They plan on having 3 turnouts by this summer with 9 veterans competing in CDEs and… [Read More]
March 16,17 2013, Oak Run Farm – Moorpark,CA 93021
Clinicians: Hardy Zantke, ADS & USEF “R” Combined Driving Judge, FEI Combined Driving Judge and Para-Equestrian Judge. Competed in pairs and 4-in -hands; served as Chef d’ Equipe for many USA teams….[Read More]
THE PRESIDENT’S CORNER It is Fall; the leaves are cascading across the pasture, landing on stacks of pumpkins, overseen by the scarecrow that has guarded the garden all summer. This should be a time to curl up by the fire with a stack of good books but that is not the case at USDFD…. Click [...]
United States Driving for the Disabled, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, seeks to improve the lives of physically challenged individuals throughout the United States and Canada by providing the experience of driving horses in a safe and challenging environment.
Our mission is to provide the extraordinary benefit of therapeutic driving to as many people as possible through sharing knowledge, experience, and serving as a resource for innovations in adaptive equipment for drivers, trainers, and programs offering carriage driving.
USDFD fosters opportunities for drivers to compete in national and international amateur competitions by training and providing financial support for Team USA.
- Article in the Ventura star on the USDFD clinic Article in the Ventura star on the USDFD clinic in Moorpark, it was published April 5th. Riders learn carriage driving at moorpark farm
- Para-Equestrians Paul Roberti and Sara St. Peter Para-Equestrians Paul Roberti and Sara St. Peter competed the weekend of May 11 in the GMHA 2-Phase and Arena Driving Trial. Congratulations on a job well done!
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