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USA Equestrian
Der-Dau Provides Custom Boots To USA Equestrian Award Winners

For more than half of a century Der Dau has been making the finest custom boots for the world’s most competitive equestrians. Now the winners of the USAE/Pessoa Hunter Seat Medal Finals, the BET/USAE Junior Jumper Championships and Prix des States Championships, the USAE/ Pony Jumper Championship, and the USAE/Wild Horsefeathers Pony Hunter Championship will enjoy their own pair of elegant custom boots, compliments of Der Dau. The company also invites all USA Equestrian members to take a 10% discount on Der Dau boots and shoes.

“We are very pleased to sponsor USA Equestrian,” says Der Dau President Joseph Der. “We hope the winners will enjoy their Der Dau boots for a lifetime.” At Der Dau, each and every custom boot is carefully designed from personal measurements and is exact down to the finest detail, ensuring comfort and fit that are incomparable. Mr. Der explains, “Using techniques handed down from my father and only the finest leathers allows Der Dau to make each customer’s vision into reality.”

In order to exceed his customer’s expectations Mr. Der is always developing exciting new designs. Brand new for 2003 is Der Dau’s custom leather clothing, semi-custom boots, and even an in-stock zipper elastic paddock boot. But the highlight of 2003 is the creation of Team Der Dau—United States Equestrian Team members Todd Minikus, Betsy Steiner, Schuyler Riley, National Champion Hunter rider Peter Pletcher, Olympic Bronze Medalist Nina Fout and Hall of Fame polo player Memo Gracida. “We are proud to have so many top athletes wearing Der Dau,” says Mr. Der.

To feel the magic of a Der Dau boot visit their web site at, call 1-800-DER-DAU6, or write Der Dau, 1885 McDonald Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11223.


USA Equestrian Inc., as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As
the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation has over 80,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.
The vision of USA Equestrian is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its horses, and embracing this vision, to be the best national equestrian federation in the world.


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