Equestrian Announces Leading Sire Rankings
USA Equestrian Leading Sire Rankings are now live on USA Equestrians
web site at www.equestrian.org. The ranking lists, which determine
the winners of the year end USAE Leading Sire Awards, are now
updated on a daily basis and feature a 'click-to' list of all
the offspring that contribute to the ranking.
is a tremendous step forward for our US breeding industry,"
said USAE Breeders Committee chair, Denny Emerson. "The Leading
Sire awards have become an important part of the USAE awards system
over the past three years, but this dynamic ranking system brings
new excitement to the breeding sector. This is just the beginning.
There are more innovations around the corner."
Director of Sport Data, Cheryll Frank cautions, "This is
a work in progress and we know there will be corrections and additions
necessary as we go forward. The rankings will change from minute-to-minute
as new results are posted, and as we enter sire, dam and breeder
codes for newly recorded horses, or update existing records. We
welcome input from the industry as we develop new products to
Leading Sire awards will be presented at the Silver Stirrup Awards
Banquet, held during the USA Equestrian Annual Meeting, January
14 18, 2004, in Los Angeles, CA. The Leading Sire lists
can be accessed via this link: http://www.equestrian.org/points2003.
For more information about the USA Equestrian Leading Sire rankings
or about recording stallions and mares in the USAE database, contact
Cheryll Frank, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 859-225-6980.
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.