Heidi Mello has been elected as the President of the Caribbean Equestrian Association (CEA). Mello received all seven votes for the position, while Shelley Mello has been elected as the CEA Secretary.
The Caribbean Equestrian Association (CEA) currently has six member nations from the English-speaking Caribbean, consisting of: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, while Haiti is also a member.
The CEA hosts two primary competitions, the CEA Caribbean Dressage Challenge and the CEA Regional Jumping Challenge.
The CEA’s original event, the Junior Show Jumping Competition was suspended in 2016 due to logistical issues, but may be reinstated when conditions warrant.
The CEA Caribbean Dressage Challenge is both an individual and team competition among member nations that typically takes place in the Spring of each year.
The CEA Regional Jumping Challenge (RJC) is both an individual and team competition among member nations. Each country may schedule their leg of the RJC at any time during the calendar year. The CEA selects a course and each member country builds it to the exact specifications prescribed by the CEA.