Lilo Fore (2017)

In recognition of her contributions to dressage as a competitor, breeder, trainer instructor and judge for over 25 years.

Induction Speech:

I was not quite certain on how to introduce our next honoree. Then it occurred to me. I should really start with the words of another American Great, who is in the Hall of Fame. Hilda Gurney wrote: "I met in the late seventies and was honored to have her ride in the clinics that I was conducting at Stanford University. Already a skilled and passionate rider, Lilo trained her thoroughbred gelding, Dionysus, to the Grand Prix level. Both Lilo and I had young stallions that we stood for breeding at that time when warmbloods were new to America and frozen semen had not yet been developed. Lilo, with her excellent eye and tremendous depth of knowledge, continued to advance in the national and international judging world becoming an outstanding ambassador for both Dressage and the United States of America."

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