Articles: Press Release
Equestrian Community Responds to Tragedies
USA Equestrian, Inc.
(Formerly American Horse Shows Association)
4047 Iron Works Parkway,
Lexington, KY 40511-8483
Tel: (859) 258 2472
Fax (859) 231 6662
Web site: www.ahsa.org
For Immediate Release
September 27, 2001
The equestrian community offers its deepest sympathy to those who are in
mourning, offers gratitude to those who are bravely helping, and shares the
feelings of shock and sadness with all the families and friends whose way of
life was shaken by the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
To honor the memory of those lost and to help those who are still suffering,
USA Equestrian is proud to partner with its affiliates nationwide and
establish the United Equestrian Relief Fund. Managed by USA Equestrian,
Inc., all contributions received will be directed to the American Red Cross
disaster relief efforts in New York City and Washington, D.C.
Please join the equestrian community by making a contribution to the United
Equestrian Relief Fund today. Contributions can be sent to: United
Equestrian Relief Fund, c/o USA Equestrian, 4047 Iron Works Parkway,
Lexington, KY 40511.
For more information, please contact Christine E. Stafford, Director of
Communications on (859) 225 6923 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
email@example.com. AHSA press
releases are available on our web
site - http://www.ahsa.org/ .
USA 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
77,000 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