USLA Conference on the Lusitano Horse

Feb 6-8, 2023    •    Wellington, Florida

USLA is pleased to announce the first USLA Lusitano Conference

The conference will be held February, 6-8, 2023 in Wellington, Florida. Internationally acclaimed instructors and Lusitano experts from around the globe will be featured in a Symposium and 2 days of Master Classes.

An Incredible Educational Opportunity!

We are honored to be bringing together a most remarkable group of individuals for education and to celebrate the Lusitano breed.

Conference Overview:

The conference is organized over three days.

Monday, Feb 6:
  • Master Class with Pedro Torres focusing on training of the Lusitano. (Held at May Faire Oaks in White Fences)
  • Evening: Breeder Member dinner (Tickets available to breeder members as a separate purchase)
Tuesday, Feb 7:
  • Symposium at the Palm Beach State College in Loxahatchee.

  • A partial list of speakers includes:
    • João Pedro Rodrigues, Portuguese School of Equestrian Arte.
    • João Ralão Duarte, APSL General Secretary
    • Pedro Torres, Pedro Torres Academy
    • David Silva, DVM
    • Candace Platz, DVM
    • Rebecca Bellone, Ph.D.
  • Evening: Gala Dinner open to all full conference participants
Wednesday, Feb 8:
  • Master Class with Kyra Kyrklund (Held at May Faire Oaks in White Fences)
  • Reception at the conclusion of the master class.

Master Class Applicants:

Would you like to be a participant in one of the master classes?

Here's how:

  • We are seeking interested riders for both the Pedro Torres and Kyra Kyrklund Master Classes.
  • The applicant horse must be an APSL Registered Lusitano (with an NIN number)
  • If you are selected to rider with either of our clinicians, there is no fee for your ride.
  • Information about nearby stabling options will be sent to you after you submit your application.
  • To apply to either class, you must fill out a form. You may apply for both master classes if you would like.
  • Please review the forms before you prepare a video for your application.
  • Applications are due by December 23rd, 2022
  • The Pedro Torres Application is found HERE.
  • The Kyra Kyrklund Application is found HERE.
  • Questions? Contact Sheri Prucka at 281 831 7042.
Join us as we gather to learn, collaborate, build relationships, and celebrate the incredible Lusitano Horse!

Cost: $500 for 3 days. Join us!
Note: We are limited by venue space to 150 registrants. Reserve your space early!