2005 USHJA Annual Meeting, December 5-8, 2005, in Miami, Florida

October 4, 2005

Plan now to join us at the 2005 USHJA Annual Meeting presented by Stadium Jumping and Devon Hill Motors in Miami Beach, December 5-8, 2005. Our host hotel, The Fontainebleau Resort, is located ocean front at 4441 Collins Avenue, in Miami, Florida. The Fontainebleau is located 11 miles and approximately 20 minutes from the Miami International Airport and 65 miles from the West Palm Beach International Airport.

This year's Annual Meeting offers several opportunities for members to participate in educational clinics. The Show Managers clinic, presented by Marshall & Sterling will be held December 5th. The clinic will have presentations by Mary Moeller, Senior Account Executive, Marshall & Sterling Insurance and James Mitchell, Division Vice President, Great American Insurance Group. Dr. Hillary Clayton will give a presentation about arena footing.

The Helmet Safety Seminar will be Tuesday December 6th from 3:00-5:00 PM. Keynote presenter, Dr. William H. Brooks, will be addressing head injuries in equestrian sport and the importance of wearing ASTM/SEI approved helmets. All manufacturers who make ASTM/SEI approved headgear are invited to showcase some of their helmets, and are asked to be available for questions.

We are pleased to offer attendees a new opportunity to see the Miami Beach area and enjoy a fabulous dinner at one of the area's great restaurants. This program, "Dine-Around USHJA," gives you the choice of 6 restaurants and the ability to enjoy a fantastic evening in and around Miami Beach.

The Fontainebleau Resort offers a USHJA group rate at $149 for single occupancy and $159 for double occupancy. Rates are subject to 13% occupancy tax per night. To make your reservation, please call 305-538-2000 or 800-548-8886. The deadline to receive $149/$159 room rate is November 7th, 2005. Any reservation made after this date is not guaranteed to receive the special rate. Should you wish to come early or stay a few extra days, this special rate is available three days prior to the beginning of the meeting and three days after the close of the meeting. The rate will be extended based on availability.

Make your plans now to join us in Miami Beach for the USHJA 2005 Annual Meeting. For complete registration, schedule, host restaurants, and hotel information, visit http://www.ushja.org/annualmeetings.cfm or contact Krista Greathouse at kgreathouse@usef.org.

For more information, please contact Whitney Neidert-Allen, Director of Marketing and Development at (859) 225-6967 or via e-mail at wallen@ushja.org.

Contact: Whitney Neidert-Allen, Director of Marketing and Development wallen@ushja.org

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