Young Reining Riders Need Your Help!
RELEASE: March 17, 2010
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: USEF Reining Department
Be a Part of the Team (Waltenberry)
Lexington, KY – With the 2010 Adequan FEI North American Junior/Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North four months away, Reining teams from the various US regions and breed associations are in need of Regional Coordinators and Chef d’Equipes to help facilitate the success of these Reiners at the SmartPak North American Young Rider Reining Championships.
Help these Youth Reiners fulfill their potential at the only international championship held annually in North America. Details of the Event:
When: July 28-Aug 1, 2010
Where: The Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY
What: FEI Championship (includes Reining, Jumping, Eventing and Dressage) held annually for Juniors and Young Riders from the US, Canada, Mexico and the Islands; team and individual medals will be awarded. Duties of Regional Coordinators:
• communicate with Youth in region about NAYRC
• receive applications and collect fees
• designate the Chef d’Equipe
• coordinate travel logistics
• help coordinate the fundraising for the teamDuties of Chef d’Equipe
The Chefs d'Equipes are responsible for the management and behavior of their teams and/or individuals throughout the event. They and their NF are responsible for their team during the duration of the championships. The Chefs d'Equipe must stay with their teams and/or individuals. Please see FEI Art. YR-J-Ch 8.4 for details.
• Chef d’Equipe must attend all technical meetings organized for them in relation to the event.
• The Chef d’Equipe will be responsible for the following:
o The general management of the horses entered for the event and the observance of the FEI Veterinary Regulations by Team Veterinarians and other official team members.
o The declaration and the scratching of competitors and horses entered for the event.
o The general management and behavior of competitors.
o Notifying the Organizing Committee which competitors and horses have been selected to start in team competitions.II. NORTH AMERICAN YOUNG RIDER RECOGNIZED REINING REGIONS & ASSOCIATIONS: REGIONS:
Northeast Region - Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, Eastern Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, & Rhode Island
Southeast Region – Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama & Mississippi
North Central Region -Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin & Western Michigan
South Central Region – Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas & Oklahoma
Mountain Region - Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, & Eastern Idaho
Northwest Region - Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Western Idaho, Northern Nevada & Alaska
Southwest Region – New Mexico, Arizona, Hawaii, Southern California & Southern NevadaASSOCIATIONS:
American Quarter Horse Association – U.S. riders between the ages 16 and 21
American Paint Horse Association – U.S. riders between the ages 16 and 21
Appaloosa Horse Club – U.S. riders between the ages 16 and 21
Arabian Horse Association – U.S. riders between the ages 16 and 21
American Morgan Horse Association – U.S. riders between the ages 16 and 21ENDS
If you have questions regarding becoming a Region or Breed Coordinator, contact Vonita Bowers firstname.lastname@example.org or at (859) 825-6001