Show Jumping Selection Procedures for Athens Olympic
Available on USEF Website
New JerseyFebruary 2, 2004The United States Equestrian
Federation (USEF) has announced that the show jumping selection
procedures for this summers Olympic Games are now available
by visiting the USEFs website at www.usef.org and clicking
on High Performance.
2004 Olympic Games will take place in Athens, Greece, August 13-29.
The show jumping competition will be held August 22-27.
Show Jumping Selection Trials will take place in Del Mar and San
Juan Capistrano, CA, May 14, 15, 22 and 23. Horse-and-rider combinations
wishing to compete in Show Jumping Selection Trials for the 2004
Olympic Games must qualify by achieving a performance standard in
one or more USEF and/or Fédération Equestre Internationale
(FEI) qualifying classes. Information about the selection trials,
qualifiers and the full selection procedure is available on the
USEF website or by contacting Mrs. Sally Ike, Director of Show Jumping,
at (908) 234-0848, extension 11 or at firstname.lastname@example.org . Ticket
information is available by visiting the Oaks Blenheim website at
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 countrys 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.
vision of U.S. 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.