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Divita and Woolson Win 3* Divisions at USEF/AVA Vaulting National Championships

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 22, 2021, 3:20 PM EST

Hesperus, Colo. – The 2021 USEF/AVA Vaulting National Championships had an exciting weekend of the country’s top vaulting athletes competing September 18-19 in Hesperus, Colo. After a year’s hiatus due to qualifying disruptions caused by COVID-19, the vaulting community was ready to prove their mettle. In the 3* divisions, Tessa Divita won the USEF/AVA 3* Individual Female Vaulting National Championship while Geoffrey Woolson took top honors in the USEF/AVA 3* Individual Male...

Adequan©/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Unionville Wraps up East Coast Short Formats for the Inaugural Year

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 22, 2021, 1:00 PM EST

Unionville, Pa. – The final short format competition on the East Coast for the inaugural year of the Adequan © /USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge (YTC) series took place Sept. 15-19 in Unionville, Pa. Three teams contested the CCI2*-S and two teams went head-to-head in the CCI3*-S. Jack Curtis and Luska Candy Clover. ©Amy K. Dragoo The Unionville event drew competitors from across the country, with athletes representing a total of seven USEA Areas. Teams are composed of three...

US Equestrian Announces Junior and Young Rider Teams for 2021 FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Final

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 21, 2021, 10:21 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations selected represent the U.S. Jumping Team at the 2021 FEI Jumping Nations Cup Youth Final in Kronenberg, the Netherlands from September 22-26, 2021. This is the first time the program will field both Junior and Young Rider teams. Both teams will contest a two-round Nations Cup-style class, offering valuable team experience in a championship-like environment. The following athletes are listed in...

The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team Finishes in Fourth Place at CHIO Aachen Dressage Nations Cup CDIO5*

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 19, 2021, 6:53 PM EST

Aachen, Germany – The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team finished just off the podium in Nations Cup competition at the CHIO Aachen this week, taking fourth place on a combined total of 63 points. Germany took first on 22 points, the Netherlands earned second place with 40 points, while Great Britain rounded out the top three with 47 points. The CHIO Aachen served as the final team competition of 2021 for The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team, which saw strong performances from Anna Buffini and...

PFHA Grand National Championship Show Celebrates Paso Fino’s Athleticism and Heritage

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 19, 2021, 10:17 AM EST

Ocala, Fla. – The Paso Fino Horse Association's Grand National Championship Show kicks off on Monday, September 20, in Ocala, Fla. The Grand National delivers six days of world-class competition featuring the best Paso Fino horses in the nation. From September 20-25, professional, amateur, and youth riders will exhibit these unique, naturally gaited horses, all competing for the glory of the title of champion. These elite horses compete in a wide range of classes throughout the week,...

Collister Crowned Champion at USEF/NCEA Junior Hunter Seat Medal Final – Central

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 19, 2021, 9:47 AM EST

Wayne, Ill. – The United States Equestrian Federation/National Collegiate Equestrian Association Junior Hunter Seat Medal Final - Central welcomed 19 aspiring collegiate riders on Saturday, September 18, with Isabelle Collister (Lake Forest, Ill.) coming out on top. Isabelle Collister (Alison Hartwell Photography) Fourteen-year-old Collister rode Doreen MH, Kirsten Collister’s 2011 Holsteiner mare, to the win. Redemption was the name of the game for Collister and “Dory,”...

U.S. Eventing Achieves Historic Results at 2021 World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 18, 2021, 3:00 PM EST

Aachen, Germany – It was a historic week for U.S. Eventing as American athletes achieved their best results ever in the CCIO4*-S at CHIO Aachen. The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team of Will Coleman and Off The Record, Sydney Elliott and QC Diamantaire, Ariel Grald and Leamore Master Plan, and Tamie Smith and Mai Baum took second place in the FEI Eventing Nations Cup—the highest result by a U.S. team at the prestigious event. Additionally, Coleman and Off The Record, a 2009 Irish Sport...

US Equestrian Announces Publication of the 2022 USEF Eventing Dressage Tests

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 17, 2021, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky . – US Equestrian has announced the publication of the new 2022 USEF Eventing Dressage Tests for Beginner Novice through Advanced, effective December 1, 2021, through November 30, 2025. The tests are published on the USEA website and can be found here . The digital PDF versions of the judge’s copies of the tests will be available for purchase on the ShopUSEA website . The 2022 USEF Intermediate Test C, which is written for use in a 20x40 arena, may only be used for...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Clinches Victory in CHIO Aachen Mercedes-Benz Nations Cup CSIO5*

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 16, 2021, 9:54 PM EST

Aachen, Germany – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team earned the top podium position after a brilliant display of talent and poise under the lights in the iconic main stadium at the World Equestrian Festival Aachen CHIO. The team of Lucy Deslauriers, Laura Kraut, Brian Moggre, and Jessica Springsteen produced two solid rounds a piece to finish on a team total of four faults, besting Sweden who finished in second place with a total of eight faults. France rounded out the top three podium...

National Show Horse Finals Welcomes Top Competitors

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 15, 2021, 10:51 AM EST

Springfield, Ill. – The best National Show Horses from across the country are gathering in the heart of Illinois for the National Show Horse Finals. Hosted by the National Show Horse Registry (NSHR), a packed weekend of competition kicks off on Thursday, September 16, and runs through Saturday, September 18. The versatility and beauty of the National Show Horse will be proudly displayed throughout the weekend as judges Cary Bartz (Stillwater, Minn.), David Mikosz (Blufton, S.C.), and Mike...