Equestrian & Rodeo Visa Options
Jorge E. Sevilla is an attorney based in Ocala, Florida who specializes in equestrian visas. Equestrian visas are a type of employment visa that are specifically designed for foreign workers in the equine industry, such as horse trainers, grooms, and jockeys.
If you're in need of legal assistance with an equestrian visa, Jorge E. Sevilla may be a good choice for you. As with any attorney, it's important to schedule a consultation to discuss your specific case and determine if he is the right fit for you.
During your consultation, be sure to ask Mr. Sevilla about his experience with equestrian visas and his success rate in handling similar cases. You should also ask about his fees and what you can expect from his representation.
It's important to choose an attorney who you trust and who you believe will work hard to achieve the best possible outcome for your case. An experienced and dedicated attorney like Jorge E. Sevilla can help guide you through the process and ensure that your rights are protected.
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Visa for amateur rider, with home base in another country, attending circuit shows or horse shopping.
Foreign-based employers accompanying a rider based in a foreign country.
Visa typically for trainers working on shows or off-season trainings.
On a seasonal, temporary need basis. Subject to government-mandated cap counts.
Visa suitable for professional horse riders, jockeys and rodeo athletes who come to the United States to compete in high profile events.
P-1 visas are typically reserved for individuals who are directly involved in the competition of the horse in sports, such as rodeo, barrel racing, show jumping, horse racing, and harness racing.
Typically for international competitors in professional competitions.
Visa for business owners and their essential employees from the same country.
This would be ideal for sales agents, investors, physiotherapists, breeders, consultants, etc.
Visa for those with international and/or national recognition.
An O-1 visa is more flexible than the P-1 visa because the visa is appropriate for more than direct competition staff and does not require an itinerary of competitions.
The O-1 visa is appropriate for equestrian professionals who have a record of outstanding achievements in their particular field and can prove it with credible evidence.