US Equestrian seeks eventing head

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Monday 04 March - 14h06 | Edited press release

US Equestrian seeks eventing head

US Equestrian is looking for an individual with an excellent understanding of FEI and international equestrian sport to fill the position of Managing Director of Eventing, based in Lexington, Kentucky. 

According to the federation, this position will work with the Eventing Performance Director to prepare and lead the U.S. Eventing Team for Olympic Games and World Championships, while also overseeing the development of emerging talent to ensure sustainable success for the future.

A key leadership position within US Equestrian’s International Disciplines’ Sport Department, the Managing Director of Eventing spearheads all US Equestrian initiatives, governance, and programs related to U.S. Eventing and works closely with internal departments and the U.S. Eventing Association (USEA) in order to grow the sport of eventing across all levels within the U.S. This position will oversee all US Equestrian programs related to eventing; serve as the lead liaison to the Eventing Sport Committee; manage the Elite and oversee the Development programs; manage the team selection process; prepare and manage the eventing budget; and oversee logistics and selection for team and individual funded travel, among other duties.

Applicants looking to apply for the Managing Director of Eventing position should be performance-focused and willing to approach challenges from a variety of angles. Individual must be a detail-oriented manager and a clear communicator and have a good understanding of the eventing landscape within the U.S. In addition, applicants should be prepared to build effective relationships with a broad group of stakeholders while being energetic, resilient, committed, and reliable.


A bachelor’s degree and three to five years of professional experience in sport is required. To apply for this position, follow this link. 

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