FEI World Pairs Driving Championship will be held in Haras de
Jardy, France, September 17 21. The event will showcase
some of the worlds best horses and drivers.
will compete in a three phase competition: driving dressage, a
sequence of movements performed within a rectangular arena measuring
100 meters x 40 meters; marathon driving competition, a series
of fixed cross country obstacles; and the cones phase in which
the driver must pass through a course of gates, pairs of starting
blocks with balls on top, without knocking anything over on the
more information visit the FEI World Horse Pairs Driving Competition
web site at http://www.aso-equitation.com/2003/us/organisation.html.
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.