USET Announces Dates for 2002 World Equestrian Games Show Jumping Selection Trials

Gladstone, New Jersey—February 19, 2002—The United States Equestrian Team (USET) has announced the dates for the Show Jumping Selection Trials for the 2002 World Equestrian Games to be held in Jerez, Spain, September 11-22, 2002.

Trials will be held July 20 – 21 at Del Mar Horse Park, Del Mar, CA and July 26 and 28 during CSI-A San Juan Capistrano, The Oaks Blenheim, San Juan Capistrano, CA.

Del Mar will host Round 1 on Saturday, July 20. Rounds 2 and 3 (over the same course) will also be held at Del Mar on Sunday, July 21. The selection trials move to CSI-A San Juan Capistrano, The Oaks Blenheim for Rounds 4, 5, and 6 on Friday, July 26 and Sunday, July 28. The Final Trials for the US team for the 2002 World Equestrian Games will be the first two rounds from the $175,000 Cargill Grand Prix on Sunday, July 28.

Horse-and-rider combinations wishing to compete in Show Jumping Selection Trials for the 2002 World Equestrian Games must qualify by achieving a performance standard in one or more USET and/or Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) qualifying classes. Information about the qualifiers, as well as the full selection criteria, is available on the USET website at www.uset.org or you may contact the USET at (908) 234-1251.

Del Mar ticket information is available by calling (858) 792-4253. To obtain tickets for CSI-A San Juan Capistrano, please call (949) 443-1844 or visit www.blenheimequisports.com.

The United States Equestrian Team is a non-profit organization that selects, trains, equips and finances equestrians of the highest possible standard to represent our country in major international competition, including the Olympic Games and the World Championships. To accomplish this, the USET seeks out and nurtures the development of talented athletes - riders, drivers and horses - and provides the support and guidance they need to help them attain their fullest potential. For more information on the USET, please call (908) 234-1251, or visit USET ONLINE at www.uset.org


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