Results On The Rise
its 150th anniversary the Upperville Colt and Horse Show moved
into the twenty first century by submitting results to USA Equestrian
electronically, a first for Upperville and show secretary Jonathan
December 1, 2002, over 420 additional horse shows have taken advantage
of USA Equestrians electronic results option and earned
over $18,000 in rebates on competition fees.
can realize a short-term benefit when they qualify for the $50
rebate, but the long-term return is better service to our members,
reported Cheryll Frank, Director of Sport Data. The new
USAE database powers the website, so points, results and rankings
are visible on the internet the minute the files are posted. Members
can see their rankings change throughout the day, and point corrections
can be performed and viewed while the member is on the phone.
USAE staff still has to proof the data submitted by the shows
for accuracy, but our long term goal is to move the rankings and
results as close to real time as possible.
secretary, Jonathan Rabon agrees. I submitted results for
the Atlanta Summer Classic on Sunday night and they were posted
by Wednesday. There were a couple of errors brought to my attention
by competitors, and we were able to have all that corrected via
email. This is really great because the competitors can see their
points and standings immediately.
continued, We are working on some additional interfaces
to make the secretarys job easier, including a Member and
Horse number verification system and a suspension list filter.
We are also working closely with affiliates like the United States
Dressage Federation and their software developers to facilitate
for submitting electronic results are available from the USAE
Sport Data Department, Cheryll Frank 859-225-6980 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.