Equestrian Leadership Issues Findings On USOC Report, Sport
advance of the Board of Directors meeting of USA Equestrian, the
National Equestrian Federation for the United States, to be held
on Tuesday, July 9, in Lexington, Kentucky, the Federation's officers
and legal counsel have issued findings on the pending sport governance
Federation's Executive Committee, at its meeting on June 18, voted
to direct the officers and legal counsel to study the matter,
including the United States Olympic Committee's hearing panel
report issued early in June, and report their findings to the
Board of Directors. The findings are being released for review
by the Board of Directors and equestrian public simultaneously,
in order that they receive the widest possible circulation possible
in advance of the meeting. The documents can be viewed by visiting
the USA Equestrian web site at http://www.equestrian.org/webcasts/7-9-2002/index.asp.
Copies may be requested by mail, or by elephone by calling the
Executive Offices of USA Equestrian at 859-225-6921.
comments or questions should be directed to the Federation's office
via email at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
or by regular mail or by fax at 859-231-6662.
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.