Captain John Fritz (2000)

Captain John FritzIn recognition of his outstanding leadership in many equestrian organizations to advance the sport of dressage. He played a major role in the founding of USDF and the growth of the United States Pony Clubs, and was the driving force in the initiation of the North American Young Riders Championships. Captain Fritz has been very effective for several decades in promoting the dressage programs of AHSA and the USET, and has been a leading dressage judge and technical delegate.


A retired professor of history at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, "Captain Jack" has volunteered his expertise and countless hours to the development and promotion of equestrian sports and organizations. Read more