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US Equestrian Announces The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ France CDIO5*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 7, 2021, 4:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the athlete/horse combinations that will compete as part of The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team at the FEI Dressage Nations Cup TM France CDIO5* in Compiègne. The competition will take place during the Internationaux de Dressage de Compiègne, May 27-30, 2021. George Williams will serve as Chef d’Equipe. The following athletes are listed in alphabetical order and will represent the U.S. in the FEI Dressage Nations Cup France...

US Equestrian Announces New U.S. Endurance FEI Calendar Policies & Procedures

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 7, 2021, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - On September 29, 2020, the USEF Board of Directors approved the FEI Calendar Policies and Procedures for FEI Endurance competitions within the United States. These policies and procedures will go into effect starting with the 2022 competition calendar. The aim of these policies and procedures is to produce the most effective U.S. endurance calendar. It is important to note at the outset, that these policies and procedures do not replace the USEF licensing and/or mileage rules....

Apply Now for US Equestrian National Youth Sportsman’s Award

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 5, 2021, 1:32 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2021 National Youth Sportsman’s Award is now open. The award serves to identify future leaders across US Equestrian’s 29 recognized breeds and disciplines and to celebrate outstanding youth for their achievements. Applications will be accepted through August 15, 2021. Active members age 17 years and younger as of December 1, 2020 and in good standing with US Equestrian and their...

US Equestrian Announces Continued Partnership with NetJets® as Title Sponsor of the U.S. Show Jumping Team through 2022

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 5, 2021, 11:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that NetJets will continue as an official partner of US Equestrian and as the title sponsor of the U.S. Show Jumping Team, a partnership that has been in place since 2018. Additionally, NetJets is a silver level sponsor of the US Equestrian Learning Center and the sponsor of the U.S. Team Owner’s Party. “It’s an exciting year for the NetJets/U.S. Show Jumping Team as they work toward the Tokyo Olympics this...

US Equestrian Board of Directors Takes Action to Improve Calendar Management

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 30, 2021, 2:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – On April 19, 2021, the USEF Board of Directors approved two actions to support the USEF calendar management processes. The Board approved a resolution to amend GR315 Mileage Exemptions to facilitate the collective review of all Mileage Exemption Requests for the first trimester of 2022 in the state of Florida. The Board believes a singular review of all relevant Hunter, Jumper and Hunter/Jumper Mileage Exemption Requests taking place in Florida from December 1, 2021...

US Equestrian Announces U.S. Vaulting Team Short List Athletes for 2021 FEI Vaulting World Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 28, 2021, 5:53 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian has announced the athletes nominated to the U.S. Vaulting Team Short List ahead of the 2021 FEI Vaulting World Championships for Juniors to be held from July 28 – August 1, 2021, in Le Mans, France, and the 2021 FEI Vaulting World Championships for Seniors to be held from August 24 – September 5, 2021, in Budapest, Hungary. The Chef d’Equipe for the U.S. Vaulting Junior Team is Emma Seely, while the Chef d’Equipe for the U.S. Vaulting...

US Equestrian Announces U.S. Dressage Team Short List for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 28, 2021, 5:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the 12 athletes who have been selected to the U.S. Dressage Olympic Short List. The total of 15 athlete/horse combinations are in consideration for the three team spots and one traveling reserve for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this summer. The following athletes and horses have been selected to the U.S. Dressage Team Olympic Short List and are listed in alphabetical order: Katherine Bateson-Chandler (Wellington, Fla.) and Alcazar , a 2005...

Applications Closing Soon for 2021 FEI Endurance Pan American Championships and World Championships for Young Riders & Juniors

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 27, 2021, 2:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Endurance athletes are encouraged to submit their Applications of Intent for the 2021 FEI Endurance Pan American Championships and the FEI Endurance World Championships for Young Riders & Juniors. The final deadline for both applications is Thursday, April 29, 2021. The applications are available through the Member Dashboard on USEF.org. Additional information on the application process for each championship is available through USEF.org/endurance . The 2021 Pan...

US Equestrian Announces U.S. Dressage Young Rider European Tour Team

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 26, 2021, 6:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the combinations for the U.S. Dressage Young Rider European Tour. The Tour provides a link to the Discover Dressage™ USEF/USDF Emerging Athlete Program, and an opportunity for the athletes to gain experience in a team competition format abroad. These athletes will compete as individuals at the Compiegne CDIY from May 27-30, 2021, and as a team at the CDIO-Y Hagen from June 8-13, 2021. U.S. Dressage Youth Coach George Williams will serve...

Markel Continues as Title Sponsor of USEF Young and Developing Horse National Championships for 2021

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 26, 2021, 3:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that Markel® has renewed its title sponsorship of the Markel/USEF Young and Developing Horse National Championships for 2021. These championships will take place at the U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions in August and include the following divisions: Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage National Championships for Four, Five, and Six Year Olds Markel/USEF Developing Horse Dressage National Championships for Prix St. Georges and Grand...