Equestrian Approves 2004 Competition Date Applications
2004 USA Equestrian Date renewal applications for December 2003
through November 2004 competitions have all been reviewed and
the approval and/or permission letters have been mailed to the
competition contacts. In addition, all applications for new competitions,
as well as changes of date, location and rating received through
July 31, 2003 have been reviewed at this time.
Competitions Department staff has been working extremely hard
this year. Due to the fact that 2004 is a date rotation year,
there were many changes requested to competitions, yet the staff
has still managed to turn these date applications around in record
time, said Christine Ruddy, Director of the Competitions
2004 competition dates from December 2003 through November 2004
are currently available on our website at http://www.equestrian.org/calendar2004/2004comp.asp.
For questions, please contact staff in the Competitions Department
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.