Friday, August 30, 2013

Linda Zang Wins Award

    Linda Zang,  of Idlewilde Farm in Davidsonville, was awarded the United States Equestrian Federation Pegasus Medal of Honor in January of this year  for lifetime achievement that includes competing at the 1980 alternate Olympic Games and becoming an International Equestrian Federation (FEI) 5* judge.
    Linda has been a prominent figure in dressage in the U.S. and Europe. As a competitor, she rode on U.S. teams at the 1978 World Championships, 1979 Pan American Games and 1980 Alternate Olympic Games. As an official her influence has been far reaching. She has judged at numerous FEI World Cup Finals as well as at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and throughout the world. As a Technical Delegate, Linda officiated at the 1999 Pan American Games and the 2004 Athens Olympics. She is a former member of the USEF Board of Governors, USEF Hearing Committee and FEI Dressage Committee. She currently serves as a member of the USEF Licensed Officials Committee and Ad Hoc CDI Committee. Zang is also a renowned trainer, having coached many prominent horses and riders across different disciplines.
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