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February 22, 2015- USEF Sport Department Positions Open for Applications

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USEF Sport Department Positions Open for Applications

USEF LOGO Lexington, Kentucky – February 22,  2015 – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is seeking to appoint two Sport Program Assistants. These assistants will work with the Olympic Disciplines of Dressage, Eventing, and Show Jumping, as well as the Non Olympic Disciplines of Reining and Endurance.  These positions work under the direction of the Managing Directors of Dressage and Eventing. The role of the Sport Program Assistant is to support the Sport Department with identifying talented athletes and horses and developing each discipline to win medals in international competition. Expected duties include logistics for riders/teams; collaborating with various organizations, departments, committees, and communities; ensuring effective communication among stakeholders; administering related programs; and assisting the Managing Directors with accounting and other related activities.
This is an exciting time for the Sport Department as it grows and restructures. These roles will develop and change presenting an ideal opportunity for self-motivated, dynamic, committed and driven people interested in working with Olympic and international sports.
The positions are based in Lexington (KY) and will involve travel and some weekend work.
Or contact Christy Baxter, Project Director, High Performance Programs cbaxter@usef.org.

Many thanks for your assistance and good luck for 2014.

-From the desk of Will Connell, USEF Director of Sport
About the United States Para-Equestrian Association:


The USPEA is a network of riders, judges, national federation members, and equestrian enthusiasts.  The association gives athletes the ability to get involved and expand their knowledge and experience in the Para-Equestrian sport. The USPEA encourages Para-athletes to participate in all disciplines under the Para-Equestrian umbrella.


The USPEA is a recognized affiliate of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) which serves as the National Governing Body for the equestrian sport.  This relationship between the USPEA and USEF is to encourage Para-Equestrian competitors, leisure riders, coaches, fans and enthusiasts to network and get involved with the entire equestrian sport.


Ultimately the goal of the USPEA is to foster growth in the Para-Equestrian discipline.  From growth in the number of participants to growth as a team, and growth in the experience and knowledge of all involved.  From local horse shows to international Paralympic Games, the USPEA provides Para-Equestrians the knowledge and resources needed to succeed.  The USPEA connects with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the United States Dressage Federation (USDF), USA Reining, and USEF which provide Para-Equestrians the top equestrian resources.


In June 2010, the USPEA earned its 501 (c)(3) status which has encouraged supporters to help supply funding to the Para-Equestrian Team as a recognized affiliate of the United States Equestrian Federation(USEF). 


For more information about the USPEA please visit www.USPEA.org or contact USPEA President: Hope Hand by e-mail: hope@uspea.org or by phone: (610)356-6481.


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