Thursday, February 05, 2009

Date and Location Announced for 2009 North American Junior/Young Rider Championships Pending Final FEI Approval

US Eventing Association

Updated: 2009-02-05

Lexington, KY – Pending final FEI approval, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is announcing the following date and location for the 2009 North American Junior/Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC). The USEF has received preliminary approval from the FEI and is awaiting final word from the FEI Bureau.

As the competition season is getting into full swing, the USEF is providing the following information so Juniors, Young Riders and their Trainers and Chef d'Equipes can plan their schedules accordingly.

Pending final FEI approval, the NAJYRC will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park July 22-26, 2009. This is a unique opportunity to use the venue which has been completely redesigned for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Construction is due to be completed in March.

Andrew Ellis will serve as the overall competition manager.

The discipline managers are as follows:

Dressage: Lloyd Landkamer

Eventing: Mary Fike

Reining: Brad Ettleman

Show Jumping: David Distler

Vaulting will have an exhibition during the Championships and Endurance is running a CEIY3* concurrently in Louisville, KY.

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