Equestrian Accepting Applications To Host USA Reining Seat Medal Finals
USA Equestrian is
accepting applications from competitions interested in
hosting the USA Reining Seat Medal Finals in 2003. The USA Equestrian
Western Council will meet April 25, 2002, in Burbank, California to review
applications and choose a new host competition based on location, date,
competition facility and management and competition history. All
competitions are encouraged to apply.
If you are interested
in receiving an application to host the Finals class,
please contact Christina Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org or phone
859.225.6968 or write to 4047 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511.
Applications to host the Finals must be received by April 15, 2002.
The USA Reining Seat
Medal is part of the historical Federation Medal
Equitation program. The Reining Seat Medal combines the customary reining
maneuvers with equitation to create a picture of complete horsemanship.
USA Reining Seat Medal class is open to junior exhibitor and amateur riders
showing any breed of horse. Qualifying classes may be held at USA
Equestrian competitions as well as non-member competitions, such as the
Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), National Reining Horse
Association (NRHA) and American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) shows.
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 77,000 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.