Special Presentation

Fourth Tom Bass Seminar on Diversity in Equestrian Sports - Saturday, February 25th, 2023

The 4th Tom Bass Seminar on Diversity in Equestrian Sports was presented via video conference on Saturday afternoon, February 25. The virtual meeting examined issues relating to diversity in a) domestic and b) international arenas. Launched in 2019 as part of the 2nd Annual Day of the African Equestrian (DOTAE), the seminar took place in a climate of political, commercial and societal disruption highlighted by question over migration, police brutality, reparations, cultural and economic imperialism, wokeness and a widening gap between 'the haves' and 'the have nots' in the United States and other countries. A distinguished group of international panelists - including social activists, journalists, entrepreneurs, riders, trainers and representatives of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) - discussed topics relevant to diversity in equestrian sports.

The 5th Tom Bass seminar will be held on Saturday, October 12th, 2024. Full details will be announced shortly!


The Tom Bass Seminar series is presented by SportsQuest International, LLC in association with The AFRICAN CONNECTIONS Research and Education Fund, Inc. (ACREF). Since its inception, the seminar has been hosted by The Tryon International Equestrian Center and Resort.


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