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US Equestrian Extending Submission Period for Expressions of Interest for Endurance Recognized Affiliate

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 27, 2020, 12:01 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - Due to the unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the extreme disruption to business this has caused, US Equestrian (USEF) is extending the deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest (EOI) from those organizations interested in being considered for designation as a USEF Recognized Affiliate for the international discipline of Endurance. Through its announcement released Monday, March 16 2020, USEF opened the submission period which was originally established...

US Equestrian and WDAA Announce New Partnership for WDAA Military Veteran Members

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 27, 2020, 9:28 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian and the Western Dressage Association of America (WDAA) are pleased to announce a new partnership providing free USEF Fan Memberships to all military veteran members of WDAA. All new WDAA members will continue to receive a free USEF Fan Membership, active for one year, but WDAA military veterans are now eligible to redeem the free fan membership annually. “US Equestrian is honored to be able to provide benefits to these brave servicemen and servicewomen....

USEF Update on COVID-19: Suspension Extended

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 25, 2020, 1:30 PM EST

Dear USEF Members and Competition Organizers (Licensees and Managers), We are all anxious for equestrian sport to start up again and for our families and friends to return to their normal lives pre-COVID-19 Pandemic. We also understand the financial pain that this is having on so many in our industry. We, too, at USEF are feeling that pain. However, we are not through this yet. The pandemic continues to cause unprecedented impact throughout the world. The Las Vegas World Cup Finals were...

Official US Equestrian Statement on Postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 24, 2020, 4:15 PM EST

Dear USEF Members, We received official confirmation today from the IOC and Organizing Committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games that in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic both organizations have jointly decided to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to 2021. Prioritizing the safety and health of athletes, staff, and spectators is paramount during this challenging time, and we applaud and support their difficult decision. The postponement of the Olympic...

US Equestrian Seeks Applications for U.S. Driving Technical Advisor Position

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 24, 2020, 12:10 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is actively seeking applications for the position of U.S. Driving Technical Advisor, overseeing the development and implementation of new initiatives to further build and advance the sport of driving in the United States. This individual will operate as part of the core driving team staff, primarily focused on the expansion of the USEF Driving Pathway Programs and encouragement of participation in the sport, while delivering support for sustained performance...

Application Deadline Reminders for 2020 FEI World Championships for Para Driving, Four-in-Hands, and Single Horses

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 17, 2020, 2:37 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian announces that applications are now open and available online for the 2020 Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Driving World Championships for Para Driving, Four-in-Hands, and Single Horses. Athlete and pony/horse combinations wishing to be considered for these events must submit an online application via the Athlete Dashboard with the appropriate fee. All selection procedures are published on the USA Driving page. Application deadlines...

USEF Update on COVID-19: Presidential Modification and Resources

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 17, 2020, 12:15 PM EST

Dear USEF Members, The COVID-19 Pandemic has created significant challenges the world over and USEF greatly appreciates those of you who have chosen not to compete in accordance with our statement issued on March 13, 2020 . USEF extends our thanks to you for joining us in our community-wide effort to responsibly address the COVID-19 virus outbreak. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide our members and competition organizers with updates every 10-14 days, or sooner if...

US Equestrian and USET Foundation Mourn Loss of Patrick “Packy” McGaughan

by US Equestrian Communications Department/USET Foundation | Mar 14, 2020, 10:58 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian and the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Patrick “Packy” McGaughan. McGaughan was a beloved member of the eventing community, devoting his life to the sport as a competitor and trainer. He passed away unexpectedly on March 12, 2020 at the age of 56. Margaret Kaiser/USEA Archives Photo McGaughan was destined to become a fixture in U.S. Eventing. Like many aspiring young equestrians, he competed in...

Letter from the President and CEO Regarding the Impact of Coronavirus on USEF Licensed Competitions

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 13, 2020, 1:00 PM EST

Dear USEF Members, Your health, safety and well-being and that of your horses is paramount to USEF. We are continuing to closely monitor communications on the COVID-19 Pandemic from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) and the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI). Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, all USEF owned...

FEI World Cup™ Finals 2020 in Las Vegas Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

by Las Vegas Events Communications Dept. | Mar 13, 2020, 10:00 AM EST

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI), United States Equestrian (USEF) and Las Vegas Events have announced the force majeure cancellation of the FEI World Cup™ Finals 2020 in Las Vegas. The annual equestrian competition, featuring the Olympic disciplines of Jumping and Dressage, was scheduled for 15-19 April at the Thomas & Mack Center. Shannon Brinkman Photography “It is very regrettable that next month’s FEI World Cup Finals in Las Vegas have had to be cancelled,...