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Dear US Equestrian Members, 
Original Post Date: 09/06/2018 - 10:53   |   Last Updated: 2018:09:06 10:53:45

Lexington, Ky. – On August 27, 2018, the US Equestrian Board of Directors approved a rule change requiring that effective January 1, 2019, all US Equestrian (USEF) adult members with a Competing Membership must complete USEF’s Safe Sport Training in order to be eligible to participate in USEF activities.
Original Post Date: 08/29/2018 - 16:12   |   Last Updated: 2018:08:29 16:12:56

US Equestrian recently updated our notification process for Safe Sport temporary suspensions and lifetime bans.  US Equestrian continually evaluates our communication strategy to ensure we provide our members with meaningful information in a timely manner.  Currently, we post the temporary suspensions and banned individuals list online which is available to the public. We suggest members and the media check this list on a regular basis to stay informed.   
Original Post Date: 07/27/2018 - 09:14   |   Last Updated: 2018:07:27 09:14:09

The U.S. Center for SafeSport has notified US Equestrian of updates to its Disciplinary Records following the issuance of a Temporary Suspension to Tommy Serio and Neil Donnelly, Jr., based on allegations of misconduct. In addition, Robert Bielefeld is no longer under a Temporary Suspension, as his suspension was lifted by an arbitrator following an interim measures hearing.
Original Post Date: 07/13/2018 - 12:35   |   Last Updated: 2018:07:13 12:35:27

US Equestrian has prepared responses to frequently asked questions regarding interim measures issued by the U.S. Center for SafeSport. The following information is an additional resource to help further educate US Equestrian members and the public around these important matters.
Original Post Date: 07/09/2018 - 11:38   |   Last Updated: 2018:07:09 11:38:43

Lexington, Ky. - Abuse of any kind has absolutely no place in sports. Protecting our athletes is of utmost importance. The US Equestrian Federation (USEF) is complying with all requirements of the U.S. Center for SafeSport (Center) and Federal Law.  Many USEF members have asked about the USEF Safe Sport Policy and program. The information below addresses these questions and outlines actions taken by USEF to help keep our athletes safe.       
Original Post Date: 05/30/2018 - 16:35   |   Last Updated: 2018:05:31 10:38:00

Dear USEF Members,As you know, safe sport has been a topic of national conversation recently and we take this issue very seriously. USEF has been proactive for several years under the leadership of our General Counsel Sonja Keating to develop and implement safe sport programs and today we wanted to share with you additional steps we are taking to ensure our children and young athletes are safe while practicing and competing in the sport they love.   Expanding Mandatory Requirements for Safe Sport Training
Original Post Date: 05/18/2018 - 16:11   |   Last Updated: 2018:05:18 16:11:03

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