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On each page you will find descriptions, links and other useful informatuion for each discipline.

  • Open (O) designates a rider that is deemed a professional by the FEI, USEF, or other governing organizations (links below)
  • Adult Amateur (AA) designates a rider over the age of 22 that is not deemed a professional by any Equestrian Organization
  • Junior (JR) and Young Riders (YR) are riders that are under 18 (Junior) or 22 (Young Rider) who are not deemed a professional.

For further questions regarding Amateur versus Open status, please read this handy article from Chronicle of the Horse!


The United States Equestrian Federation

The United States Dressage Federation

United States Eventing Association

United States Hunter Jumper Association

Alabama Hunter Jumper Association

Federation Equestre Internationale – FEI