Riders Invited to the Fourth George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session
RELEASE: November 12, 2009
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Phelps Media Group
The Fourth George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session announced the riders that have been invited to participate on January 5-9, 2010, in Wellington, FL.
The riders include Jacqueline Lubrano, first on the USA Equitation Computer Rankings List; Jessica Springsteen, second on the USA Equitation Computer Rankings List; Zazou Hoffman, third on the USA Equitation Computer Rankings List and first west coast rider on the USA Equitation Computer Rankings List; Christy Distefano, fourth on the USA Equitation Computer Rankings; Tina Dilandri, second West Coast rider on the USA Equitation Computer Rankings List; Matthew Metell, Winner of the USEF Talent Search East; Theodore Boris, Winner of the USEF Talent Search West; Jennifer Waxman, North American Young Riders Individual Champion; Reed Kessler, USEF National Junior Jumper Individual Champion; and Chase Boggio, wild card based on performance.
Thanks to supporting organizations—Practical Horseman
, ASPCA, Equestrian Sports Productions, Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tournament, The EQUUS Foundation, the United States Equestrian Federation, the United States Equestrian Team Foundation, and the United States Hunter Jumper Association, these riders will have the opportunity to participate in a comprehensive program in horsemastership.
The mounted sessions each morning, conducted by George H. Morris, the legendary horseman and chef d'équipe of the Olympic Gold-medal show-jumping team in 2009 in Hong Kong, will be held in the grand prix ring on the South Grounds of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.
The riders will also participate in lectures and presentations by industry experts. The final schedule will be available December 1 at www.syracuseinvitational.com
. The aim of the training session is to develop a pipeline of young "horsemasters" for future U.S. equestrian teams.
Auditing of the mounted and educational sessions is free and open to the public, as are the coffee and doughnuts provided each morning by The Equus Foundation.
For additional information on the George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session, contact Connie Sawyer at email@example.com