US Equestrian Team Foundation Open House and Horse Farms Tour

USET Press Release


Gladstone, N.J., June 11, 2004 -- Veterans of international equestrian competition will present a series of demonstrations during the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation Open House on Sunday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the USET Foundation headquarters and Olympic Training Center in Gladstone, N.J.

Heading the list are dressage rider Betsy Steiner, vaulter Kerith Lemon and drivers Fred Merriam and Scott Monroe, all of whom have represented the United States in World Championships. Joining them is Keith Newerla, the two-time National Disability Spots Alliance Dressage Champion who was recently selected to the U.S. team for the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece.

Also included in the schedule are the Liberty Network riders demonstrating side saddle riding, Doug and Holly Payne who will put on an eventing exhibition, and Amanda Flint who will demonstrate show jumping. Rounding out the Open House demonstrations will be Rich Moglia and Kevin Farrell who will put on a series of horseshoeing demonstrations.

Steiner represented the U.S. at the World Dressage Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1990. She is a United States Dressage Federation Gold Medalist. Lemon has been the American Vaulting Association National Women's Individual Champion a record nine times. She also holds the record for the most medals won in Vaulting World Championship competition (five). Merriam and Monroe have both driven in Singles World Championships with Merriam winning the individual Bronze Medal in 2002.

Organized by The Community Alliance for the United States Equestrian Team Foundation, the June 13 open house will benefit the USET Foundation whose mission is to support the needs of America's high performance equestrian athletes and horses.

There is no admission charge for the open house, which will include a trade show with vendors lining the historic stables at Hamilton Farm. Other highlights include a merchandise sale of USET souvenir items and a benefit raffle with prizes such as two tickets to the United States Equestrian Team Foundation's "Our Big Fat Greek Olympic Send-Off Gala" on July 17.

Food and beverage will be available and all guests will have an opportunity to visit the USET Foundation's trophy room, built in the early 20th century. The public is invited to tour the facility and to learn about the history of the USET Foundation.

In conjunction with the open house, the USET Foundation will also host a special tour of four area horse farms on June 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests on the tour will tour each farm's grounds, learn about stable design and tour various indoor and outdoor arenas. The tour offers a chance to see how some of the best private stables set up their tack rooms and wash stalls, what types of footing they use in their arenas and other decorative and functional elements.

Tickets for the horse farms tour are $20 per person, when ordered in advance of the event, and are limited to the first 100 reservations. Maps and entrance passes will be issued upon check-in. Any unsold tickets can be purchased at the Open House for $40 per person. To reserve tickets for the horse farms tour, please call Cathy Pane at (908) 234-1251.

The United States Equestrian Team Foundation supports the competition, training, coaching, travel and educational needs of America's elite and developing International High Performance horses and athletes in partnership with the U.S. Equestrian Federation.
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