George Williams, an American Grand Prix rider and president of the U.S. Dressage Federation, has been appointed on the FEI Dressage Committee, replacing outgoing member Hans Christian Matthiesen.
The FEI Bureau confirmed the appointment to the FEI Technical Dressage Committees for the four-year term 2016-2020 at its General Assembly in Tokyo on Saturday 19 November 2016.
Williams is a prominent figure in the American dressage community whose career highlights with Chuck and Joann Smith’s Grand Prix mare, Rocher, included: three-time Dressage at Devon Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle Champion, 2005 USEF/Collecting Gaits Grand Prix National Champion, Team Bronze at 2005 CHIO Aachen, fifth at the 2003 FEI World Cup Final in Sweden. He has been trained by Egon von Neindorff, Karl Milkokla and Klaus Balkenhol.
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