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USA Equestrian
Proposed Olympic Show Jumping Selection Procedures Available on Web

Gladstone, NJ and Lexington, KY—August 21, 2003— The Show Jumping High Performance Committee invites comments on proposed Selection Procedures for choosing the United States’ 2004 Olympic Show Jumping Team.

The Selection Procedures are posted on the websites of the United States Equestrian Team (USET) at and of USA Equestrian at

The deadline for comments is Monday, September 1. All comments should be sent in writing by email to

The Show Jumping High Performance Committee will review all comments and give consideration to any substantive recommendations made during the designated time period. Following that review, the High Performance Committee will submit its recommended Selection Procedure to the Executive Committees of both the USET and USA Equestrian prior to formal submission to the U.S. Olympic Committee on September 15.

USA 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.


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