Equestrian Announces Creation Of Welsh Pony & Cob Society
an effort to recognize the accomplishments of the registered purebred
and half Welsh Pony, USA Equestrian has teamed up with the Welsh
Pony & Cob Society of America by creating the Welsh Pony &
Cob Society Fund.
purpose of the fund is to provide financial support in the form
of educational grants to the riders of the highest scoring purebred
Welsh Pony and the highest scoring registered Half Welsh Pony
at the annual Wild Horsefeathers/USAE National Pony Hunter Championship
in the Regular Pony Hunter Division.
creation of the Welsh Pony & Cob Society Fund is a marriage
between USA Equestrian, the Welsh Pony & Cob Society of America
and the Welsh breeders. Contributions to support the Welsh Pony
& Cob Society Fund can be sent to the Welsh Pony & Cob
Society of America at PO Box 2977, Winchester, VA 22604, or USA
Equestrian c/o Welsh Pony & Cob Society Fund, 4047 Iron Works
Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511.
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.