Anna Buffini Clinic
About Anna Buffini
In her youth career, Anna Buffini rode Sundayboy to wins in the FEI Young Rider Team and Individual Tests at the 2014 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions. That same year, they were members of the gold-medal team at the FEI North American Youth Championships.
Buffini placed first and second in the 2016 USEF Young Adult Brentina Cup Dressage National Championship with Sundayboy and Wilton II, respectively. At the 2019 USEF Festival of Champions, she came back with Wilton II to win the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle 16-25 en route to becoming Brentina Cup Reserve National Champion.
In 2021, Buffini earned several top results early in the season with FRH Davinia la Douce, placing third in the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Special CDI3* at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival Week 10 and third in the Grand Prix Freestyle CDI-W at AGDF 5. Buffini competed abroad for the first time, riding FRH Davinia la Douce at the Achleiten CDI4*, CHIO Rotterdam, and CHIO Aachen. At CHIO Aachen, Buffini made her senior team debut and finished fourth in the FEI Grand Prix Special.
The following year, Buffini and FRH Davinia la Douce competed in their first FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final, finishing ninth in the Freestyle. They spent the spring competing in Europe, finishing second in the Achleiten CDI4* Grand Prix. In the fall, Buffini and FRH Davinia la Douce were second in the Grand Prix and Freestyle CDI-W at Desert Dressage II and III.
In 2023, Buffini and FRH Davinia la Douce were second in the Grand Prix and Freestyle CDI-W at Desert Dressage IV. They headed to the East Coast and won to the Grand Prix and Freestyle CDI-W at the Palm Beach Dressage Derby. Buffini and FRH Davinia la Douce were sixth in the Freestyle of the FEI Dressage World Cup Final in Omaha. The pair then won the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Special CDI3* at the Spring Benefit CDI.
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Who May Participate?
Welcome to the Ana Buffini Clinic! We're thrilled to invite riders of all levels and horses of various breeds to apply for this unique equestrian experience. To secure your spot, simply click the button below and complete the application form. Our goal is to create a diverse mix of riders, horses, and skill levels, fostering a dynamic and enriching environment. Applications are open until June 15th, so don't miss the opportunity to be part of this fantastic event. The board will diligently review all applications and notify chosen and backup riders by July 1st. Chosen riders must submit their payments by 11:59PM on July 7th to secure their spot. In the spirit of fairness, any unclaimed spots will be swiftly offered to the next deserving rider in line. We can't wait to welcome you to the Anna Buffini Clinic!
Cost for Participation
RMDS Members: $350 a session
Non- RMDS Member: $400 a session
Auditors: $75 per day - Please add clinic auditor to the memo on the payment & days attending
Stalls - Please reach out to Andrea 303-250-0809
Lunch will be provided for riders and auditors both days
Terms of Participation
- Apply by June 15th, 2024
- Announcement of Riders July 1st, 2024
- Total of 20 ride times available
- Horse and Rider should be turned out (clean and dressed up)
- Payment due by July 7th, 2024 by 11:59 PM - Payments not received will release the spot to the next chosen rider
- Cancellation Policy - No refund unless the clinic manager fills the riders spot. No refund for auditors.
- Weather Cancellation Policy - Rain, snow or shine the clinic will go on.
- We are proud of our members who are so giving of their time in volunteering for RMDS events. We know who you are and we will prioritize your ride requests as best we can, if you apply.
We will need a handful of volunteers to help put this event on! If you are interested in helping with things like set up, take down, parking, lunch pick-up, lunch set up & clean up, clinician care, etc. Please fill out the form below and we will be in communications with you.