Mid-South Eventing & Dressage Association

Volunteers Needed: Midsouth Pony Club Horse Trial

06/17/2018 9:32 AM | Deleted user

Volunteer opportunities for MSEDA members abound. Each month, we will feature an opportunity for members to obtain volunteer hours and help put on a successful, MSEDA-sanctioned show.

By Sarah E. Coleman

Date and Time: June 22-24 at the Kentucky Horse Park

Event History: The Midsouth Pony Club Horse Trial began as a fundraiser for the Midsouth Pony Club region to help Pony Club members cover the costs of hosting the Eventing Rally.

Volunteer opportunities before the show, June 19-21:

  • Setting dressage rings (Tuesday morning, June 19)
  • Painting and decorating XC (Tuesday-Thursday, June 19-21)
  • Setting stadium courses (Thursday afternoon, June 21)

Volunteer opportunities during the show:

Friday, June 22:

  • Dressage scribe
  • Dressage ring steward
  • Bit check
  • Showjumping timer
  • Showjumping ring steward
  • Showjumping ring crew

Saturday, June 23:

  • Dressage scribe
  • Dressage bit check
  • Stadium ring crew

Sunday, June 24:

  • Showjumping ring steward
  • Showjumping in-gate
  • Showjumping ring crew
  • XC warm-up steward

Volunteer opportunities after the event:

  • Sending in scores
  • Writing thank you notes
  • Creating press releases

What should volunteers know?

Midsouth will cover parking at the Kentucky Horse Park if volunteers don't have a pass. Lunch will be provided if a volunteer shift occurs during that time period. This event is MSEDA sanctioned so MSEDA volunteer hours count; additionally, all volunteer hours are logged in the USEA Eventing VIP system.  

Interested in volunteering or learning more? Contact Erin Woodall at gtowngrits@gmail.com or (502) 316-3565.

Midsouth Eventing & Dressage Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

MSEDA’s mission is to promote and preserve the sports of Eventing and Dressage in the Mid-South area, by providing leadership and education to its members and the community at large. To further these goals, MSEDA will provide educational opportunities, fair and safe competitions, promote the welfare of the horse and rider and reward the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the FEI level.

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