American Games Show Jumping Selection Trials to be Held
at Lexington, Kentucky, May 10-17
Gladstone, NJApril 3, 2003The United States Equestrian
Team (USET) has announced plans for the 2003 Pan American Games
show jumping selection trials to take place at the Kentucky Horse
Park in Lexington, KY, May 10-17.
Six rounds of jumping will be held over four days and will be
used to decide the team of four horse-and-rider combinations plus
an alternate to represent the United States at the 2003 Pan American
Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 2-17.
The first trial will be on Saturday, May 10. The second and third
trial, where each horse-and-rider combination will jump the same
course twice, will follow on Sunday, May 11. Trial number four
will take place on Thursday, May 15. In the final trial on Saturday,
May 17, each horse-and-rider combination will jump two different
Horse-rider combinations must qualify for the trials by jumping
a clear round in one of the designated qualifiers held earlier
this year. In addition, riders are limited to two horses unless
the selectors permit them to compete on an additional horse.
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 www.uset.org