Deadline for Commonwealth International Entries Extended

Deadline for Commonwealth International Entries Extended
Contact:
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

The American Horse Shows Association announced today that the deadline forentries to the Commonwealth International Three-Day Event to be held at ThePlains, VA, from May 24-28, 2001, has been extended to May 1, 2001. Thisextension is due to Morven Park event, which was to have been used as aqualifier, being cancelled because of bad weather. Commonwealth will behosting both a CCI** and CCI* event. By extending the deadline, riders willhave another chance to ride at Pleasant Hollow Farm Horse Trials inCoopersburg, PA, from April 28-29, 2001. Atlanta Olympic Games coursedesigner and AHSA Eventing Committee Chairman, Roger Haller, will be thecourse designer at the Virginia event.For details of these date changes and information on qualifications, pleasecontact Elizabeth Rabinowitz, AHSA Director of Eventing at (859) 225 6969 orvia email - erabinowitz@ahsa.org

For more information, please contact Christine E. Stafford, Director ofCommunications on (859) 225 6923 or via email at cstafford@ahsa.org. AHSApress releases are available on our web site - www.ahsa.org.

The American Horse Shows Association, as the National Equestrian Federationof the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championshipsports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, andvaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestriancompetition. As the country's largest multi-breed organization, the AHSAhas over 70,000 members and recognizes more than 2,600 competitionsnationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, includingeducating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates whoofficiate at these shows.