Sophia Chavonelle is a USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist based in southern Maine. An active member of the dressage community since 2013, Sophia is also a Region 8 PM Delegate, USDF Youth Programs Advisory Subcommittee member, and the New England Dressage Association’s Youth Liaison. In 2016 she earned the USDF Youth Volunteer of the Year award, an annual recognition of the volunteerism of young riders from around the country. With her horse W Spotlight, Sophia competed at the 2018 North American Youth Championships on the Region 8 Junior team. Sophia also attended the Dressage Foundation’s 2019 Young Rider International Dream Program at the CHIO Aachen. Both of these events greatly enhanced Sophia’s desire to one day be a U.S. Team rider. Click here to read more about Sophia.

Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination.

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