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USET’s History-Making World Equestrian Games Performance To Be Shown on Outdoor Life Network

Gladstone, NJ—October 21, 2002— The history-making performance of the United States Equestrian Team (USET) at the 2002 World Equestrian Games in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, will be shown on television in early December. U.S. riders, drivers and vaulters won a total of eight medals, doubling the U.S.’s best previous performance.

The broadcast schedule for coverage of the 2002 World Equestrian Games on the Outdoor Life Network is as follows:

Discipline Date Time
Dressage December 2, 2002 10:00 a.m.
Show Jumping December 3, 2002 10:00 a.m.
Eventing December 4, 2002 10:00 a.m.

NOTE 02/12/2002 : Due to scheduling conflicts, the World Equestrian Games telecasts on Outdoor Life Network will now air as follows:

December 24 10:00am Dressage
December 26 10:00am Individual Jumping
December 27 10:00am Eventing

The U.S. dressage squad captured the team Silver Medal, the best finish ever for a United States dressage team in any World Championship or Olympic Games.

While the show jumping squad just missed a team medal, Peter Wylde did win the individual Bronze, the first individual World Championship medal by a U.S. show jumper since Conrad Homfeld won the Silver in 1986.

And emerging as World Champions were the members of the USET’s eventing squad who made their trip to the World Equestrian Games worthy of worldwide attention by winning the team Gold Medal.

For full coverage and results of the 2002 World Equestrian Games, is available at

The leader in adventure television, Outdoor Life Network (OLN) offers original and exclusive programming targeted to the nation’s growing number of outdoor enthusiasts. The leading source for television coverage of series and specials celebrating outdoor adventure and leisure recreation, the 24-hour cable network also has exclusive rights to a variety of marquee sporting events.

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


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