Equestrian Announces Vaulting Training Camps in Menlo Park and Saratoga,
California, February 14-15
Gladstone, NJFebruary 10, 2004 U.S. Equestrian will
host 16 of the nations best vaulters at a training camp to
be held at Riekes Center for Human Enhancement in Menlo Park, CA
on February 14 and at Garrod Farms in Saratoga, CA on February 15.
This training camp is the vaulters last chance before the
Selection Trials for the 2004 World Championships to focus on maximizing
performance through specific instruction on vaulting technique.
The vaulters will also be working with the strength and conditioning
coaches at the Riekes Center. This is their third visit this season
to the Riekes Center to work with their expert coaches. Vaulters
will receive private lessons on choreography, kur content, and performance
presentation. Auditors are welcome.
The vaulters selected for this camp come from as far as Tennessee.
Local vaulters include Pam Geisler of Woodside, CA; Mari Inouye
of Palo Alto, CA; Megan Benjamin of Saratoga, CA; Alexis Garrod
of Saratoga, CA; Samantha Smith of Saratoga, CA; and Devon Maitozo
of Palo Alto, CA, who won the individual Bronze Medal in the Mens
Division of the 2002 World Equestrian Games in Jerez de la Frontera,
The clinicians for the training camps will include such leaders
of the sport as J. Ashton Moore, Adrienne Stang, Karen Hutton, Kerith
Lemon, and Isabelle Bibbler Parker.
Equestrian, 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.
more information about the Vaulting Training Camps, please contact
Sara Ike as firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about vaulting,
please visit www.americanvaulting.org.