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22 September 2019

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In Memory

This Section is dedicated as a memorial to the Members of WDCTA, USDF, USEA, Region 2, and Area IV, who have enriched our lives and our sport.

Amanda Johnson

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American Dressage Grand Prix rider and trainer Amanda Johnson lost her battle with triple negative breast cancer, on December 2, 2018. Mandy was 37 years old. 

Amanda was born in Iowa, was a member of the Region 4 1999 NAYRC team, with her gelding Glissade (Guarantor - Puritano), the first of many horses Mandy trained to Grand Prix. Amanda became a working student for Temple Farms in Wadsworth IL, training under George Williams. She continued to work with Williams after his move to Gypsy Woods Farm. Amanda established her own dressage training business in Region 2, in 2002. Amanda was a well known and well-loved trainer in the Chicago area.

Para-Olympian Jonathan Wentz 1990-2012

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Jonathan Wentz
Shannon Brinkman Photo

In Memory: Lloyd Landkammer

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