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NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team Claims Silver in FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Rome

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | May 25, 2018, 3:29 PM EST

Rome, Italy - The NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team of Laura Kraut, Spencer Smith, Beezie Madden, and McLain Ward earned the silver medal with 8 faults at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Rome on Friday, May 25. Team Switzerland tied with the U.S. for the silver, finishing with 8 faults, while the Italian team scored a home win with 4 faults. Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) and St. Bride’s Farm’s 11-year-old Holsteiner gelding Confu were the pathfinders for the U.S....

Newsflash: The NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team Ties for Second in FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Rome

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | May 25, 2018, 12:22 PM EST

Rome, Italy - The NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team has earned the silver medal at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Rome. Led by Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland, the team of Laura Kraut, Spencer Smith, Beezie Madden, and McLain Ward finished on a score of 8 faults to tie with Switzerland for the silver as the Italian team earned the gold on 4 faults. More information and photos to follow. The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET...

NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team on Form for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Rome

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 24, 2018, 2:12 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team is set to compete in tomorrow’s FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Rome. U.S. Show Jumping Chef d’Equipe/Technical Advisor Robert Ridland will lead the team of Laura Kraut and Confu, Beezie Madden and Coach, Spencer Smith and Theodore Manciais, and McLain Ward and HH Azur as they vie for a strong finish in the famous Piazza di Siena. The U.S. team will compete fourth in the order. Note: Kent Farrington (Wellington, Fla.) and...

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Makes 2018 Debut at FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Great Britain

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 23, 2018, 5:46 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team will begin their 2018 FEI Nations Cup™ season when they compete in the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Great Britain, part of the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International Horse Trials CIC3*, May 24-27. Chef d’Equipe Leslie Law will lead the U.S. team of Katherine Coleman and the 2018 Karen Stives Endowment Fund Grant recipients Hallie Coon and Caroline Martin. During the four days of competition, Coon and Martin will use the event...

US Equestrian Names NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team for Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Canada

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 22, 2018, 4:55 PM EST

Lexington Ky. - US Equestrian has announced that the following athletes have been named to the NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team for the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Canada, taking place Sunday, June 3. The Nations Cup competition is part of the Langley Odlum Brown BC Open, taking place Tuesday, May 29, through Sunday, June 3, at Thunderbird Show Park. As the final Nations Cup competition in the North America, Central America, and Caribbean division, the NetJets U.S. Show Jumping...

US Equestrian to Offer Combined Driving Navigator Course

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 22, 2018, 3:00 PM EST

If you’ve ever thought that the navigator role in combined driving looked like a fun challenge, now is your chance to learn more about it! US Equestrian is hosting a beginner-friendly US Equestrian Combined Driving Navigator Course on Saturday, June 16, from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Avondale, Pa., property owned by international combined driving athlete Lisa Stroud, whose competition record includes multiple USEF National Combined Driving Pony Championships Team Championships and a team...

Update: US Equestrian Names 10 Athletes to Short List for FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 21, 2018, 12:46 PM EST

Lexington, Ky . - The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) has named 10 show jumping athletes to the Short List for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team. Athletes named to the Short List will compete at two of the following NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team observation events: FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Poland, June 14 – 17; The Netherlands, June 21 – 24; CSIO5* Aachen, Germany, July 17 – 22; and Ireland,...

US Equestrian Substitutes Athlete to Short List for FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 21, 2018, 11:37 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced a substitute to the Short List for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team. Jessica Springsteen (Colts Neck, N.J.) has withdrawn herself from consideration. As a result, Lillie Keenan (New York, N.Y.) will replace Springsteen on the Short List, as approved by the US Equestrian Board of Directors and in accordance with the WEG U.S. Show Jumping Team selection procedures. “After speaking...

US Equestrian Names U.S. Reining Squad for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 18, 2018, 10:08 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named five athlete-and-horse combinations to the U.S. Reining Squad for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018. Following the USEF Selection Trial, 10 athlete–and-horse combinations were recommended to the US Equestrian Board of Directors for consideration to be named to the Nominated Entry List, from which the following five horse-and-athlete combinations were selected for the U.S. Reining Squad, listed in alphabetical order: Casey Deary...

US Equestrian Announces Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Great Britain

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 18, 2018, 8:53 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian has named the following athletes to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Great Britain, Thursday, May 24-27. Athletes are considered by application in accordance with the CIO selection procedures. The Nations Cup competition is part of the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International Horse Trials and is the second leg of the 2018 FEI Eventing Nations Cup series. In addition, the event is part of the United States Equestrian Team...