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LAND ROVER TO HOST OFF-ROAD DRIVES DURING 2012 UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION DRESSAGE FESTIVAL OF CHAMPIONS
GLADSTONE, NJ. (June 14, 2012) – Land Rover North America, as the official vehicle sponsor of the USEF, today announced that they will host off-road test drives during the second week of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Dressage Festival of Champions, beginning today, June 14 through Sunday, June 17. The 2012 USEF Dressage Team, looking to compete in London this summer, will be selected based on their performance at this competition.
The USEF Dressage Festival of Champions will take place at the United States Equestrian Team Foundation (USET) Headquarters in Gladstone, NJ. Land Rover has created a ride-and-drive on site that allows guests the opportunity to test drive the company’s current model year vehicles. With a driving instructor as co-pilot, guests will drive on a purpose-built off-road course that highlights the vehicles’ extraordinary all-terrain capabilities.
“Land Rover is proud to support the 2012 USEF Dressage Festival of Champions where the best horse and rider combinations in the U.S. will demonstrate their skills in front of a packed arena,” said Kim McCullough, Brand Vice President, Land Rover North America. "On site we will have a unique off-road course that is a perfect complement to this year’s festival as it offers an organic opportunity to showcase 2012 Land Rover models”.
Tickets are not required for General Admission. Parking is $20 per car.
Land Rover owners who arrive in their cars are given complimentary preferred parking. For more information on the USEF Dressage Festival of Champions, visit: http://www.usef.org/_iframes/breedsdisciplines/discipline/alldressage/dressagefestival.aspx
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The USEF is dedicated to uniting the equestrian community, honoring achievement, and serving as guardians of equestrian sport. Since its inception in 1917, the Federation has been dedicated to pursuing excellence and promoting growth, all while providing and maintaining a safe and level playing field for both its equine and human athletes.
The USEF trains, selects, and funds our United States Equestrian Team which consistently wins medals at the highest level of international competition, including the Olympic Games. The USEF also licenses equestrian competitions of all levels across the United States each year. http://www.usef.org/