The Association is organized for the purpose of stimulating the sport of riding and showing in the
Hunter and Jumper Divisions; to service, promote, and protect the interests of the Association and
the exhibitors; to insure uniform and consistent standards for all Association shows; to encourage
the development of exhibitors of all ages by making objective and fair rules for governing competition
and to insure impartial and competent judging for all shows; and, to service and promote the best
interest of the USEF under which all competitions shall be held.
The Board of Directors consists of fifteen Senior/Amateur members of whom
seven are Professional members. The term of office is 3 years. Directors are elected by majority
of votes by Senior members. If a vacancy occurs, the remaining Board members elect a new member
to fill the unexpired term. Monthly board meetings are held on the third Monday of each month
except February, May, July, and August. Special meetings may be held with 5 days notice. Officers
are elected at the annual meeting or subsequent meetings, and server one year terms. The annual
meeting is held in January, on the third Thursday, or any day chosen by the Board, if needed. All
Senior and Amateur members are invited to attend.