Wednesday, April 24, 2019

George Williams and Nancy Williams Join the Dressage at Devon Board of Directors

George Williams on Rocher


April 23, 2019 (Devon, PA) – George Williams, one of the longest-serving Presidents of the United States Dressage Federation, and Nancy Williams, an attorney with a special interest in equine activities, have joined the Dressage at Devon Board of Directors.

“We are thrilled to have George and Nancy on our Board,” said Robbie Kankus, Chair of the Board.  “George’s national and international fame are well-deserved. And we welcome Nancy’s experience in the law and specifically equine and real estate law. With their input, the 2019 Dressage at Devon will be bigger and better than ever!”

George Williams is one of the longest serving Presidents of the United States Dressage Federation, and a prominent figure in international Dressage. As a well-respected US team competitor, Trainer, Coach, Clinician and Author, he has successfully represented the United States in International Competitions and has won numerous National Championships. He has trained many horses and riders from Junior/Young Riders to Adult Amateurs, but he is best known for piloting the black Westfalen mare Rocher to international fame. He is currently the US Dressage National Youth Coach and his leadership skills have earned him a recent appointment to the Federation Equestrian International Dressage Committee. George is known for his quiet, Classical approach to his horses and his riders as well as notorious for his dry sense of humor. 

Nancy Williams is a partner with the law firm of Kleinbard LLC (Philadelphia, PA)  practicing in the fields of corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on real estate, finance, mergers and acquisitions and equine law. She is currently Vice President of the Board of Directors for Dream Catchers, a premier therapeutic riding center. Nancy has been a science teacher and athletic trainer both in public and private secondary school settings and is currently active in equine activities and animal rescue.

The 2019 Dressage at Devon will take place September 24-September 29 at the Devon Horse Show Grounds in Devon, PA. For reserved seating, visitdressageatdevon.org/box-office.

About Dressage at Devon (www.dressageatdevon.org)
Dressage at Devon has been a premier North American Equestrian event since its founding in 1975.  It combines world-class dressage competition and the world’s largest open breed show with the international Fall Festival show and special activities for the entire family.  The six-day event attracts hundreds of riders from around the world and thousands of spectators.  Dressage at Devon is a 501(c) (3) PA non-profit organization, benefitting equine education.
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