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USA Equestrian
Jeffery Receives Fifth Course Designer Of The Year Award

Richard Jeffery of Dorsett, UK, has been selected as the recipient of the Mr. & Mrs. William C. Cox Memorial Trophy as the 2002 Show Jumping Course Designer of the Year for the fifth time. He also received this award in 1989, 1990, 1994 and 1999.

Courses designed by Jeffery included courses at the Kentucky Spring Classic (Lexington, KY), Bayer/USET Festival of Champions (Gladstone, NJ) and the Pennsylvania National (Harrisburg, PA).

The winner of the Mr. & Mrs. William C. Cox Memorial Trophy is determined annually by eligible U.S. Competitors on the Grand Prix Jumping Circuit. Donated in 1958 by the Cox family, the award memorializes Mr. and Mrs. William C. Cox who were ardent supporters of grand prix jumping in the United States.

The presentation of the award will be made at the Pegasus Awards Dinner to be held January 17, during the USA Equestrian Annual Meeting in Lexington, KY. For information on attending the awards dinner contact Deborah Martin at 859-225-6961.

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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