Frangible Fences for Eventing in US

This group of passionate organizers and riders is being set up to provide a second platform in addition to USEA to gain funding for Frangible Technology and construction of fences to replace existing fences throughout the country, that NEED to be replaced with safer technology.

Now is a time of making a difference and making our sport safer. We have technology to do this, now we need funding to make it happen. Organizers want to do this but can't afford to do this on their own.

We have calculated that each new table (as most table will not be able to be retrofitted easily)will cost approximately $1000 per jump depending on lumber costs for the location. In the US we have 108 preliminary tracks, 50 Intermediate tracks and 19 Advanced tracks. In addition to this we have various FEI tracks that will also need to be factored into the mix. If we said that that there are a minimum of 2 tables per preliminary track, 3 per intermediate track and 4 per advanced track that would equate to approximately $450,000. This would be the minimum hence the target of $500,000.

Initially we will be looking at table replacements with the Mims Table Kit and once this is complete our aim is to use this platform to help fund all frangible devices including Oxer, Post and Rail, gate kits for new fences.

All funds received from this campaign will be given directly to organizers throughout the country who run events at the Preliminary level and above. 

In an effort to begin raising funds immediately, we have an interim bank account to hold funds while we set up our own 501c3 organization as soon as possible.

The Group consists of Emily Holmes and Andy Bowles as co-chairs, Robert Kellerhouse, Jon Holling, Leslie Law, Kyle Carter, Doug Payne.

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    • 200 $ 
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  • Elissa Eggleston  
    • 40 $ 
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Organizer

Andrew Bowles 
Organizer
Burleson, TX
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