Anne Gribbons & Charles de Kunffy to be Inducted into US Dressage Federation Hall of Fame
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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 11–Anne Gribbons, a lifelong international competitor and trainer and former coach of the American team, and Charles de Kunffy, the Hungarian-born educator in classical horsemanship, have been named as the 2013 inductees into the Roemer Foundation/U.S. Dressage Fedecation Hall of Fame.
The pair will be inducted at the USDF annual awards ceremony Dec. 7, 2013 at its convention in Lexington.
Anne Gribbons, born in Sweden, was a member of the 1995 silver medal Pan American Games team and among horses she trained to Grand Prix was Metallic that Robert Dover rode on the 1996 Olympic bronze medal Team. She is an International Equestrian Federation 5* judge and was the U.S. team coach from 2009 through 2012.
Charles de Kunffy, through a half-century as an educator, author and instructor in classical dressage, was cited for “a resounding impact on dressage in America.” He is also a retired FEI “C” (now 3*) and USEF “S” judge.