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2009 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention Schedule

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This year's USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is being held at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia from December 2-6.

- More information about the Convention available here.
- Register online.
- Register by mail or fax.
- Book your hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Reston.


Wednesday, December 2, 2009.

10:00 am – 5:00 pm FEI Show Jumping Course Designers Seminar at Frying Pan Park
Presenter: Richard Jeffery
Sponsored By CDCTA


 

 

 

 

8:00 am – 5:00 pm USEA Convention Registration

12:00 noon – 5:00 pm CPR and First Aid Certification 

Noon – 5:00pm USEA Trade Fair Vendor

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Joint Meeting of the Executive Committee and Administration and Finance Committee
Chairs: Kevin Baumgardner and Mike Winter
Committee Members Only

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm    Eventing Licensed Officials
Chairman: Brian Ross
Committee Members Only


Thursday, December 3, 2009.



7:00 am – 8:30 am  Continental Breakfast
Sponsored By Rebecca Farm


7:30 am – 5:00pm USEA Convention Registration

7:30 am– 10:00am USEF Eventing Technical Committee
Chairman: Malcolm Hook
Open Meeting

8:00 am – 5:00pm USEA Trade Fair Vendor

10:00 am– Noon USEF Eventing Technical Committee
Chairman: Malcolm Hook
Committee Members Only

10:00 am – 11:00 Cross-country Control: What Does It Mean to Competitors
Speaker: JJ Johnson

10:30 am – noon X-Entry Explained
Presented By: Robert Winter/Jason Caldwell

Noon – 2:00 pm Course Advisor Committee
Committee Members Only

Noon - 1:00 pm Area Affairs Committee
Chair: DC McBroom
Committee Members Only

Noon – 1:30 pm Organizers Open Forum
Chair: Penny Ross

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Professional Horseman’s Council
Chairman: Jon Holling
Open Meeting

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Area Chairs Committee
Chair: DC McBroom
Open Meeting

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Classic Three-day Committee
Chairs: Penny Ross and Cindy DePorter
Committee Members Only

3:00 pm– 4:30 pm USEF Active Athletes Open Forum
Chairman: Amy Tryon

2:30pm – 3:30pm USEA Safety Committee
Chairs: Carol Kozlowski

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm How to Train Effectively and Compete Successfully In the Classic Long Format
Speaker: Dr. David Marlin (GBR)

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm USEA Competitions Committee
Chair: Katie Lindsay
Open Meeting

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Organizing the Classic Three-day Event: Planning, Scheduling and Managing
Speaker: Penny Ross

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Affiliate Eventing Associations
Chair: Janet Gunn

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Young Event Horse Committee Meeting
Chair: Kaiti Saunders
Committee Members Only

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Eventing Course Designers/Builders
Co-chairs: Tremaine Cooper and Dan Starck
Open Meeting
Sponsored by Plastic Source


6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Eventing Course Designers/Builders
Co-chairs: Tremaine Cooper and Dan Starck
Committee Members Only

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Board of Governors Reception
Sponsored by:

USEA Area II


Health EZ Hay Feeder


Gallops Saddlery


Friday, December 4, 2009.

7:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored By Rebecca Farm


7:30 am – 5:00 pm USEA Convention Registration

8:00 am – 5:00 pm USEA Trade Fair Vendors

7:30 am – 9:00 am Rule Change Open Forum

7:30 am – 9:00 am Eventing Licensed Officials
Chair: Brian Ross

8:00 am – 10:00 am Equestrian Medical Safety Association

9:00 am – 10:00 am 2010 Dressage Test Overview
Speakers: Sally O’Connor/Susan Graham White


9:00 am – 12:00 noon Board of Governors Meeting
President: Kevin Baumgardner
Open Meeting

9:00 am – 10:00 am Training Solutions from Top Riders
Speakers: Buck Davidson, Will Coleman, Phillip Dutton, Mike Huber,
Karen O’Connor, Kim Severson, and Allison Springer
Presented by the USEA ICP

10:00 am – 11:00 am Want to Judge at the Olympics? The Journey Starts Here 
Speakers: Marilyn Payne/Brian Ross

10:00 am – 11:00 am The Secrets of Good Saddle Fitting
Speakers: David Stackhouse/Lesley Ellis


11:00 am – noon The Roars and Gurgles, Wheezes and Coughs.
What the Respiratory System Does and Why it is Central to Eventing
Performance.
Speaker: Dr. David Marlin (GBR)
Sponsored By Flair


Noon – 2:00 pm USEA Awards Luncheon
MC: Jim Wofford

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Young Riders Coordinators
Co-chairmen: Jan Byyny and Tim Murray

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Sports Psychology
Speaker: Abigail Lufkin

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Leg Protection for the Event Horse
Speaker: Dr. David Marlin
Sponsored by Equilibrium and World Equestrian Brands


3:00 pm – 4:30 pm USEF High Performance Eligible Athletes Eventing Committee
Chairman: Amy Tryon

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm Area Treasurers Meeting
Chair: Jane Barron
Committee Members Only

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Care of the Event Horse After Cross-country
Speaker: Max Corcoran

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm USEF High Performance Committee
Chair: Robert Costello
Committee Members Only

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Suburban Steeplechase and the Classic in the Commercial Zone
Why Equine Land Loss Issues Matter
Presenters: Nancy Hamill Winter and Deb Balliet

5:30 – 6:30 pm Producing the Ultimate Performance from the Ultimate Equine Athlete
Speakers: Lucinda Green, Kevin Baumgardner, and Lyndsey White
Sponsored by Succeed


6:00 pm – 7:30 pm USEA Endowment Trustees Committee
Chairman: Hank Rothwell
Committee Members Only

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm    Professional Riders Organization Open Forum
Speakers: Phillip Dutton and Craig Thompson


Saturday, December 5, 2009

7:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored By Rebecca Farm


7:30 am – 5:00 pm USEA Convention Registration

7:30 am – 9:30 am USEF High Performance & Eventing Technical Committee Joint Meeting
Chairmen: Robert Costello and Malcolm Hook
Committee Members Only

8:00 am – 5:00 pm USEA Trade Fair Vendors

8:00am– 9:30 am Adult Riders Open Forum
Chairman: Cindy DePorter
Guest Speakers: Denny Emerson, Jim Wofford

9:00 am – 11:00 am Equestrian Medical Safety Association
Board Members Only

9:30 am – 11:00 am Review of USEA Safety Studies
David O’Connor – Frangible Fence Technology
John Staples – GPS Speed Study
Dr. Catherine Kohn and Dr. Mark Hart - Equine Cardiovascular Study

11:00 am – Noon Preparing for and Competing in the Classic and Modern Format
Warm-up for the CIC and CCI
Speakers: Peter Gray/Jon Holling

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Event Owners Task Force
Open Forum

Noon – 12:30 pm Lunch Break
Complimentary Boxed Lunch Courtesy of Area II


12:30 pm – 1:30 pm USEA Annual Meeting of Members
President Kevin Baumgardner

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Breeding and Preparing the Four-star Horse and Rider
Panelists: Bruce Davidson, Denny Emerson, and Buck Davidson

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Area II Council Meeting (Open)

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Planning for the World Equestrian Games
Panelists: John Long, David O’Connor, and Mark Phillips
Keynote Speaker: Governor Steve Beshear - Kentucky

3:00 pm –3:30 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm The 2010 Dressage Tests Performed By The Chums of Talisman Farm

6:30 pm– 7:15 pm USEA 50th Anniversary and Hall of Fame Cocktail Reception

7:15 pm - Midnight USEA 50TH ANNIVERSARY AND HALL OF FAME GALA


Sunday, December 6, 2009.

7:00 am – 8:30am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored By Rebecca Farm


7:30 am – 11:00 am USEA Convention Registration

8:00 am – Noon USEA Trade Fair Vendors

8:00 am – 9:00 am ICP Instructors’ Round Table
Certified instructors share teaching tips and solutions


9:00 am – 10:00 am ICP Open Forum

9:00 am– Noon Board of Governors Open Meeting
President: Kevin Baumgardner

9:00 am – 10:00 am USEA Youth Board
Chairman: Nate Chambers
Open Meeting

9:00am – 10:00 am Is Your Tack Holding You Back?
Presented by World Equestrian Brands

9:00 am – 10:00 am American Horse Trials Foundation Open Forum
Speaker: Donna Fields

10:00am – 11:00 am Perfecting the Art of the Coffin Canter
Speaker: Lucinda Green

10:00 am – 11:00 am JR/Young Rider Open Forum
Co-chairmen: Jan Byyny and Tim Murray

10:00 am – 11:00 am Course Builders’ Open Forum
Chair: Dan Starck
Sponsored By Plastic Source

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