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USA Equestrian
USA Equestrian Awards Grant To 2002 WEG Team Member Amy Tryon

USA Equestrian's Executive Committee approved awarding a $2,500 Torchbearer grant to eventing athlete, Amy Tryon of Redmond, WA, at a meeting held via conference call on January 30. Tryon represented the U.S. in the World Equestrian Games held in Jerez, Spain, September 10 - 22, 2002.

Since its inception, USA Equestrian has awarded more than $120,000 in Torchbearer Grants to 23 athletes, athlete/rider teams and organizations.

"Our ability to provide financial support to America's top equestrian athletes is the direct result of the generosity of our members. We remain grateful for their investment in the sport and their growing commitment to excellence", said Kevin Burns, USA Equestrian's Assistant Executive Director of Development.

Gifts to USA Equestrian's Torchbearers campaign are fully deductible to the current extent of the law. Those interested in supporting USA Equestrian's mission and vision are invited to contact Kevin Burns direct at 630.845.8240 or via e-mail at To learn more about USA Equestrian and the Torchbearer program visit\Torchbearers.


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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