Of Eventing In The Olympics Discussed Via Webcast
Equestrian will host a webcast Forum to discuss the FEI Proposal
to the IOC to retain eventing in the Olympic Program. The webcast
will begin at 4PM ET Monday, October 14. This will be a follow
up to the Forum being held this week during the Radnor CCI**.
by USA Equestrian Eventing Committee Chair, Roger Haller, the
panel will include David O'Connor (Olympic Gold Medalist), Robert
Costello (Chair, Active Competitors Committee, Eventing), Phillip
Dutton (Australia), Jim Wolf (USET), Michael Cherry (Bermuda),
John Strassburger (The Chronicle of the Horse) and others.
join the webcast click on the "Future of Eventing in the
Olympic Program Forum" link at www.equestrian.org. Participants
will be able to submit their questions or comments while listening.
If you would like to submit questions prior to the meeting, please
email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
may read the FEI Proposal at
This file is a PDF and will require the Adobe Acrobat program
view it. The program is downloadable from our website at <http://www.equestrian.org/download/index1.asp>.
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.