Safe Sport Sanctions

The following is a list of individuals who are prohibited from participating in any activities and competitions that USEF licenses, endorses, or sponsors. Please see General Rule 703 for details on the regulations of suspended persons.

*Sanctioned individuals who are deceased are removed from this list after 90 days.


Banned

The following individuals have been permanently banned by the U.S. Center for SafeSport or USEF for violations of the SafeSport Code or Federation Rules.

Name City/State (Last Known) NGB Decision Date Start Date Violation(s) Sanction(s) Breed / Discipline
BELLUOMINI, GABRIEL BAKERSFIELD, CA Equestrian 11/1/2019 11/1/2019 Sexual Misconduct - Involving Minor (Subject to Appeal) Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
MORRIS, GEORGE PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL Equestrian 8/5/2019 8/5/2019 Sexual Misconduct - Involving Minor (Subject to Appeal) Permanent Ineligibility Jumper
CAMACHO, RUBEN NOVELTY, OH Equestrian 6/13/2019 6/13/2019 Criminal Disposition Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
LINDSTEDT, JOHN SPENCER, MA Equestrian 4/2/2019 4/2/2019 Sexual Misconduct - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Jumper
ULMER, DONALD WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD Equestrian 1/10/2019 1/10/2019 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Arabian
NAVARRO, TOM ALDIE, VA Equestrian 12/19/2018 12/19/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Jumper
SILVA, JOSEPH SWANSEA, MA Equestrian 12/18/2018 12/18/2018 Criminal disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
SUTTON, CHAN BRUNSWICK, GA Equestrian 11/13/2018 11/13/2018 Criminal Disposition Permanent Ineligibility SHRSP
STEEGE, MITCHELL STOW, MA Equestrian 11/12/2018 11/12/2018 Sexual Misconduct - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
BRONFMAN, CLARE DELANSON, NY Equestrian 10/1/2018 10/1/2018 Criminal Disposition Permanent Ineligibility Jumper
ACEBAL, KENNETH ALPHARETTA, GA Equestrian 8/2/2018 8/2/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Dressage
AGUEL, GEORGE AGOURA HILLS, CA Equestrian 8/2/2018 8/2/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Paso Fino
BACON, MICKEY PARKER, CO Equestrian 8/2/2018 8/2/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Morgan
MONETTI, JOHN SAINT JAMES, NY Equestrian 8/2/2018 8/2/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
WHEELER, GORDON "CAPPY" HARRODSBURG, KY Equestrian 8/2/2018 8/2/2018 Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct Permanent Ineligibility Saddlebred/Hackney/Hunter
GIORGIO, JAMES BROAD BROOK, CT Equestrian 7/21/2018 7/21/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Morgan
GODSEY, PHIL TAYLORSVILLE, NC Equestrian 7/20/2018 7/20/2018 Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct Permanent Ineligibility Hackney/Roadster/Saddlebred
DUNCAN, BARRY WARRENTON, VA Equestrian 5/9/2018 5/9/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Eventing
HEDIN, ROBERT GLENMOORE, PA Equestrian 3/12/2018 3/12/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Eventing
CATES, RANDALL EDMOND, OK Equestrian 2/26/2015 2/26/2015 Sexual Misc. Involving Minors Permanent Ineligibility Saddlebred

Interim

The following individuals have been placed on an interim suspension by the U.S. Center for SafeSport pending the outcome of a formal investigation and final decision.

Name City/State (Last Known) NGB Decision Date Start Date End Date Violation(s) Sanction(s) Breed / Discipline
HARRIES, DYLAN CYPRESS, TX Equestrian 4/25/2019 4/25/2019 Allegations of Misconduct Interim Suspension Hunter
LOBEL, BARRY BEDMINSTER, NJ Equestrian 3/15/2019 3/15/2019 Allegations of Misconduct Interim Suspension Hunter

Suspensions

The following individuals have been sanctioned with a period of suspension by the U.S. Center for SafeSport or USEF for violations of the SafeSport Code or Federation Rules.

Name City/State (Last Known) NGB Decision Date Start Date End Date Violation(s) Sanction(s) Breed / Discipline
HAMMERSCHMIDT, LISA MONTPELIER, VA Equestrian 8/12/2019 8/12/2019 Criminal Disposition (Subject to Appeal) Ineligible Hunter
BARISONE, MICHAEL LONG VALLEY, NJ Equestrian 8/9/2019 8/9/2019 Criminal Disposition (Subject to Appeal) Ineligible Dressage
ZAVALA SANCHEZ, EDUARDO OREGON CITY, OR Equestrian 5/21/2019 5/21/2019 5/21/2021 Sexual Misconduct - Non-Consensual Contact (Subject to Appeal) Suspension Saddlebred/Morgan
TAYLOR, WINSFORD HURRICANE, WV Equestrian 7/2/2018 7/2/2018 7/2/2020 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Suspension Saddlebred