Audio Webcast Available At USA Equestrian Board Meeting
live audio webcast will be available of the USA Equestrian Board
of Directors meeting on Tuesday, July 9, 2002. The meeting will
be held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky at
12 Noon (EDT). The webcast can be reached by visiting the USA
Equestrian web site at www.equestrian.org
and clicking on the link.
representatives interested in attending the board meeting can
contact USA Equestrian via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by
telephone at 859-225-6974 to request a media credentials form.
Media representatives who wish to participate in the meeting and
cannot attend in person may arrange for access to a special, accredited-media-only,
toll-free conference call by contacting the USA Equestrian office
at the email and phone listed above.
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.