Full Event Schedule

Don't miss these 2019 Annual Meeting highlights!

Wednesday, Jan 9, 6:30-8pm, join US Equestrian Murray Kessler for the Welcome Reception sponsored by the Palm Beach Sports Commission for poolside cocktails and appetizers on the outdoor lawn.

On Thursday, Jan. 10, at 8 a.m., catch the centerpiece event:  the General Session:  "Members Make It Happen" with President Murray Kessler and US Equestrian senior staff.  Hear about the year's key achievements, discover how US Equestrian is facing its challenges, learn how members can power action and change in horse sports, and look ahead with us to 2019.

Kick off the 2019 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 8 a.m,, with a full slate of educational opportunities, including workshops and panels.

Safe Sport:  What You Need to Know
Buying, Selling and Leasing Horses with Confidence
Building a Successful Equestrian Business
Growing the Grassroots
Major Rules Changes:  News to Know
The Power of Media and Membership

Need to complete your Safe Sport training?

We’re offering free Safe Sport training on Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Register now for a SafeSport training session.


For a complete schedule of the 2019 US Equestrian Annual Meeting, click here.



Registration is now available for the 2019 US Equestrian Annual Meeting in West Palm Beach, Florida

This event will take place January 9th – 12th, 2019 at the Hilton West Palm Beach located at 600 Okeechobee Boulevard.

You can register ONLINE using your US Equestrian account name and password.

Annual Meeting Registration

You may also fill out and return the Annual Meeting Registration Form


Advanced Registration by January 4th is $135.

On-Site Registration is $175.


REGISTRATION POLICY: Advanced Registrations must be received by January 4th to receive the discounted rate. After this date, attendees must register on-site. On-site Registration opens January 8th.

Awards Dinners

Pegasus Awards presented by Adequan®

 Thursday, January 10th

Advanced ticket purchase by January 4th is $100.

On-site ticket purchase is $150.


Horse of the Year Awards presented by AON

Saturday, January 12th



Hotel Information

Hilton West Palm Beach

600 Okeechobee Boulevard

West Palm Beach, FL  33411

Phone (561) 231-6000


US Equestrian has secured a group rate of $189 plus tax. For reservations, please call (561) 561-6000 or (800) HILTONS and reference Conference Code:  ZEQF.  The cut-off date to receive this special rate is Wednesday, December 19th. 



Hyatt Place

259 Lakeview Avenue

West Palm Beach, FL  

Rate:  $189/night

*Please call 1-888-492-8847 and ask for the "United States Equestrian Federation Rate" or visit and enter Group Code:  G-USEF.


Embassy Suites

1601 Belvedere Road

West Palm Beach, FL

Rate:  $179/night

*Please call 1-855-429-6850 and reference Group Code:  XKJ.


Transportation and Directions

The hotel is located off I-95 at Exit 70.  One mile east on Okeechobee Boulevard.


Complimentary Airport Shuttle

The Hilton has a complimentary airport shuttle that runs on a constant loop from 6:00am - 10:30pm.  It departs the hotel at 15 minutes and 45 minutes after the hour and leaves the airport on the hour and 30 minutes after the hour.  It's a white Mercedes Sprinter with the Hilton Logo.


Directions from Palm Beach International Airport

Exit airport, make right.  Take I-95 North for one exit (Exit 70).  Turn right on Okeechobee Boulevard and go one mile.  Hotel is on the right just past the Convention Center.

Distance from hotel:

3 miles

Estimated drive time:

10 minutes


Directions from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport

Exit airport, take I-95 North to Exit 70.  Turn right on Okeechobee Boulevard and go one mile.  Hotel is on the right just past the Convention Center.

Distance from hotel:

35 miles

Estimated drive time:

45 minutes



Valet parking is $25/day.  Self-parking is not available.


Things To Do


Located in the epicenter of West Palm Beach, the Hilton puts you near several shopping, dining and entertainment destinations.  The hotel is within walking distance of drinks and nightlife on Clematis Street, 2 miles from Palm Beach and a short 3 miles from the airport.  Walk across the street to CityPlace for shopping, dining, comedy, theater, events and more.  A complete directory can be found at



From shows at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts to the Flagler Museum, Lion Country Safari and South Florida Science Center, there is entertainment for every age and interest.



Located just 2 miles from the Hilton, Palm Beach awaits you.  Dive into turquoise waters and bury your toes in the sand.



Treat yourself at the area's premier shopping destinations.  Browse CityPlace favorites like H&M, Anthropologie and Restoration Hardware just across the street.  Shop luxury stores like Tiffany & Co., Gucci and Louis Vuitton at internationally known, Worth Avenue.  Also nearby are the Palm Beach Outlets, providing you several destionations to shop 'til you drop.



The Palm Beaches offer over 40 public golf courses with 17 of the top 25 ranked courses in South Florida within reach of the Hilton West Palm Beach.


Entertainment & Attractions

                    City Center  (0.5 miles) 

                    CityPlace - West Palm Beach (.03 miles)

                    Cruzan Amphitheater  (11 miles)

                    Downtown - Clematis Street (1 mile)

                    Flagler Museum (2 miles)

                    Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (.01 miles)

                    Lion Country Safari (8) miles

                    Norton Museum of Art (2 miles)

                    Palm Beach Atlantic University (1mile)

                    Palm Beach Kennel Club (3 miles)

                    Palm Beach Zoo (5 miles)

                    South Florida Science Museum (5 miles)


For more information on how to become a sponsor of the 2019 US Equestrian Annual Meeting, please contact Lauren Carlisle or Ilse


Forms and Publications

Registration Form

Registration Form for the 2018 US Equestrian Annual Meeting