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USEF Announces Competition Spectator Capacity

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 14, 2021, 4:35 PM EST

US Equestrian is pleased to announce that beginning May 3, 2021, licensees of USEF competitions are permitted to welcome a limited number of spectators back to their competitions. Dr. Mark Hart, USEF Chief Medical Officer stated, “In the spirit of moving our sport forward and recognizing the ever-changing dynamics of the Covid-19 pandemic resulting from the increasing number of distributed vaccines, we are working to finalize the specific protocols related to a measured return of...

Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Adds Two New West Coast Legs

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 12, 2021, 6:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the addition of two new 2021 dates for the Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge (YTC): Adequan/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Paso Robles – Sept. 23-26, 2021 – Levels: CCI3*-S, CCI2*-S - Paso Robles, Calif. Adequan/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Woodside - Oct. 7-9, 2021 – CCI3*-S, CCI2*-S – Woodside, Calif. These added short format West Coast legs were approved by the USEF Board of Directors...

US Equestrian Announces Team for the 2021 Longines FEI Endurance World Championship

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 8, 2021, 3:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete/horse combinations that will represent the United States at the 2021 Longines FEI Endurance World Championship, scheduled to take place May 21-22 at San Rossore, Pisa, Italy. The following combinations will represent the U.S. Endurance Team and are listed in alphabetical order: Karen Binns-DiCamillo (Las Cruces, N.M.) and RGS Ragnar Ze Monarch , her own 2009 Arabian gelding Holly Corcoran (Stroudsburg, Pa.) and Poete , her...

USEF Competition COVID Protocols Update: Developing Plans to Permit Spectators at USEF Competitions

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 7, 2021, 4:00 PM EST

Dear USEF Members, We have all been watching the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic and are looking forward to the day when our world will return to a level of pre-pandemic normalcy. As more and more individuals across the country are getting vaccinated, hope is increasing that we are getting closer to this goal. However, the threats posed by the numerous virus variants, coupled with the increase in COVID cases in many of the states that have recently lifted restrictions, remind us that now is...

Charles Owen Continues Partnership with US Equestrian as Official Helmet Supplier for 2021

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 7, 2021, 12:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that Charles Owen will continue as the Official Helmet Supplier of USEF, a partnership that has been in place since 2017. “We are thrilled to renew our sponsorship with USEF as the Official Helmet Sponsor,” says Alex Burek, Marketing Director for Charles Owen. “We have collaborated with the organization for four years on our mission to save lives and help equestrians ride with confidence. Our partnership has been a...

US Equestrian and Ariat International Announce Continued Partnership

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 6, 2021, 2:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce Ariat International has renewed its partnership as the official Footwear and Apparel Partner of the United States Equestrian Team and USEF, a status the brand has held since 2018. The California-based company will continue to outfit top equestrian athletes when they represent the U.S. in team competition. Additionally, fans can show their U.S. Equestrian Team pride and enjoy Ariat’s high quality riding apparel with exclusive...

US Equestrian and The Dutta Corporation Announce Continued Partnership

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 6, 2021, 8:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian and The Dutta Corporation are pleased to announce their renewed partnership for 2021. In addition to being an Official Partner of US Equestrian, The Dutta Corporation supports US Equestrian’s programs through the following sponsorships: Title Sponsor of the U.S. Dressage Team Title Sponsor of the Dressage Grand Prix and Intermediate I Ranking Lists Official Equine Air Transportation for the U.S. Equestrian Teams “We are honored to continue our...

Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Opens the Door to Team Competition

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 1, 2021, 1:30 PM EST

At the start of 2021, US Equestrian announced the Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge , a new competition series designed to build off of the North American Youth Challenge concept in a way that better fits the needs of young eventing athletes and the USEF Eventing Pathway program. In March, the YTC made its debut at Stable View Horse Trials in Aiken, S.C., where seven Areas were represented in CCI1*, CCI2*-S and CCI3*-S competition. Crockett Miller and Mr. Panda on course at the...

US Equestrian Announces Addition of Mandatory U.S. Dressage Short List Observation Event to Calendar Ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 31, 2021, 3:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the addition of a U.S. Dressage Short List Observation Event to the competition calendar, set to be held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, Fla., from June 8-12, 2021, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The U.S. Dressage Short List Observation Event will be mandatory for the athlete-and-horse combinations selected to the U.S. Dressage Short List after the conclusion of the initial qualifying period on...

Area 2 Takes CCI3*-S Team Victory, Area 1 Tops CCI2*-S in Inaugural Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Aiken

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 31, 2021, 12:25 PM EST

Aiken, S.C. – A total of 29 youth athletes participated in the inaugural Adequan/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Aiken on March 25-27, 2021, at Stable View Farm in Aiken, S.C., representing Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8. A new USEF Eventing program launched in 2021 as an evolution of the FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC), the Youth Team Challenge (YTC) mimics the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Series by offering youth athletes between the FEI ages of 14-25 the opportunity...