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Skylar Wireman Shines at 2020 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – West

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 20, 2020, 10:46 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – A talented group of athletes demonstrated their skills over two days of competition at the 2020 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – West at Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Once the final phase concluded on Sunday, 15-year-old Skylar Wireman was declared the champion. Wireman (Bonsall, Calif.) was able to climb to the top of leaderboard with the help of Hot Pants, Haven Farms’ 22-year-old KWPN gelding,...

US Equestrian Announces Virtual Program Observation Events for Dressage

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 18, 2020, 1:21 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – As part of its mission to identify and support up-and-coming athletes, USEF Dressage coaching staff will conduct a series of Virtual Observation Events to take place in October. These events are open to new athlete/horse combinations in three categories: Development (U25, Small Tour through Grand Prix) Youth (FEI Junior and Young Rider age) Young Horse (Four- to Seven-year-old horses) Selected athletes will receive feedback from the USEF coaching staff, and...

Young Talent Ready for 2020 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – West

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 18, 2020, 9:07 AM EST

Emma Reichow, the 2019 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals-West champion, riding Campitello 5 (Andrea Evans/US Equestrian) Lexington, Ky . – Up-and-coming youth athletes will demonstrate their skills at the 2020 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – West held from September 19-20 at Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Blenheim Equisports International Jumping Festival will host the prestigious national...

US Equestrian Members Receive 10% Discount on the NIGHTWATCH® Smart Halter™

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 16, 2020, 2:50 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian members can now take advantage of a 10% discount on the innovative NIGHTWATCH ® smart halter ™ through a new MemberPerk using promo code USEF10 at checkout. The NIGHTWATCH ® smart halter ™ is a predictive health wearable that provides automated alerts for early intervention of distress, while the NIGHTWATCH ® mobile App (iOS, Android) provides objective insight for more informed decision making regarding a horse’s health,...

USEF Competitions Update: Wildfires and Air Quality Impacting the West Coast

by US Equestrian Competitions Department | Sep 15, 2020, 3:26 PM EST

The 2020 competition year continues to challenge everyone in the equestrian community. Now, the impacts initially caused by the pandemic are being amplified on the West Coast due to the tragic wildfires affecting the states of California, Oregon and Washington. In light of these devastating wildfires, concerns over air quality are ever-present since both humans and equines can be equally impacted. USEF believes the decision by organizers to operate, suspend, or cancel competitions due to...

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

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 13, 2020, 8:48 AM EST

Perry, Ga. – The Paso Fino Horse Association's (PFHA) Grand National Championship Show kicks off on Monday, September 14, at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Ga. The Grand National delivers six days of world-class competition featuring the best Paso Fino horses in the nation. From September 14-19, 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 are showcased...

USEF Annual Meeting Goes Virtual for 2021

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 10, 2020, 3:20 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced that its annual meeting will be held virtually for 2021. The meeting is scheduled for January 17-18, 2021. The event was originally planned to take place in Austin, Texas, but due to the restrictions on travel and mass gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, the virtual platform was selected to offer a safe option that is accessible to the largest number of members. “This year has required flexibility and creativity from everyone, and...

US Equestrian Announces Teams for 2020 Adequan® USEF Futures Team Challenge – East Coast

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 3, 2020, 5:35 PM EST

Lexington, Ky – US Equestrian has announced the roster of horse-and-athlete combinations selected to compete at the 2020 Adequan USEF Futures Team Challenge – East Coast held in Unionville, Pa. at Plantation Field Horse Trials, from September 17-20, 2020. The format of the Adequan USEF Futures Team Challenge provides an opportunity for eventing athletes to gain valuable team competition experience in an unofficial team scenario on home soil at the CCI3* and CCI4* levels. The concept...

Celebrating Sally Ike: Three Decades of Service to Equestrian Sport

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 1, 2020, 4:09 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - September 1, 2020, marked the end of anera for US Equestrian as Sally Ike, who has been with the organization for nearly 30 years, transitioned from her post as Managing Director of Licensed Officials and Education into an independent contractor role for the Federation. Read the full tribute by clicking here or by clicking the photo below. US Equestrian extends its sincerest and deepest appreciation to Sally Ike for her commitment and dedication to equestrian sport in the...

US Equestrian Announces New Partnership with Horse & Country

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 1, 2020, 2:34 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce a new marketing, production, and distribution partnership with Horse & Country (H&C), the leading international equestrian sports network. US Equestrian members will benefit from this partnership with new perks, including: Discounted annual subscription to H&C’s streaming service, H&C+ Exclusive first views of H&C premium content Additional coverage of major US Equestrian events on H&C+ US Equestrian fan...