Equestrian Website To Debut on July 24
New Jersey and Lexington, KentuckyJuly 23, 2003The
new website of U.S. Equestrian, the expected new National Governing
Body (NGB) for equestrian sport, will debut on Thursday, July,
website, developed by representatives of USA Equestrian and the
United States Equestrian Team (USET), will be available by accessing
the address, www.usef.org.
website is in the preliminary development stages and will continue
to evolve and expand in preparation of U.S. Equestrian Federation
becoming the NGB for equestrian sport on December 1, 2003. The
website contains current information on the status of the new
NGB, expected to be approved by the U.S. Olympic Committee this
fall. Included are details on the timetable for the start of the
NGB, its by-laws, officers, Board of Directors and various working
is also a section for news, links to the websites of USA Equestrian
and the USET, and a way to contact the executive directors of
those two organizations. Shortly, there will be a special section
for equestrian athletes. Until the approval of the new NGB by
the USOC, both websites, www.equestrian.org and www.uset.org will
continue operating. Once USOC approval is granted to U.S. Equestrian,
these sites will transform into the websites of the USA Equestrian
Trust and the USET Foundation.
anticipate that the U.S. Equestrian website will eventually become
the definitive source of information for people interested in
our sport, said USET Executive Director Bonnie B. Jenkins.
We appreciate all the time and work that has been put in
to get the Federation started.
has been a joint project of USA Equestrian and the USET,
said USA Equestrian Executive Director Lori L. Rawls. We
are very excited to have it go live and we invite everyone interested
in equestrian sports to visit the site and give us their feedback.
The United States Equestrian Team is a non-profit organization
that selects, trains, equips and finances equestrians of the highest
possible standard to represent our country in major international
competition, including the Olympic Games and the World Championships.
To accomplish this, the USET seeks out and nurtures the development
of talented athletes - riders, drivers and horses - and provides
the support and guidance they need to help them attain their fullest
potential. For more information on the USET, please call (908)
234-1251, or visit USET ONLINE at www.uset.org