Articles: Press Release
NRHA To Host North American Young Rider
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.equestrian.org
October 15, 2003
The National Reining Horse Association will host the first ever FEI
North American Young Rider Reining Championship following the NRHA Derby
in Oklahoma City, OK, on May 23, 2004. Competing nations will include
Canada, Mexico and the United States.
The Young Rider competition is an important element in the development
of international equestrian sport. Many of the world's top equestrians
began their international careers at the North American Young Riders
competition, established in 1974.
Qualification dates are from January 1, 2004 to April 30, 2004.
Selection criteria for riders is available by contacting Adelynn
Haggard, Sport Manager, Reining, at USA Equestrian, 859-225-6966 or via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Competitions interested in being a
host competition to qualify riders should contact Christina Stewart,
Executive Assistant at the NRHA Office at 405-946-7400.
For more information, please contact Sarah Holt, Public Relations on
(859) 225 6974 or via email at email@example.com. USA
releases are available on our web site - http://www.equestrian.org/ .