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Nominations for 2019 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award and Pegasus Medal of Honor Due October 11

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 23, 2019, 9:48 AM EST

Lexington, Ky - Nominations are now being accepted for the USEF Lifetime Achievement Award and Pegasus Medal of Honor with the submission deadline quickly approaching. Any current US Equestrian (USEF) member interested in submitting a nomination to US Equestrian must do so by Friday, October 11. The recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be acknowledged at the 2019 Pegasus Awards, to be held at the 2020 USEF Annual Meeting in January. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the...

Emma Catherine Reichow Tops the Field in the 2019 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – West

by US Equestrian Communications Department/EQSOL | Sep 22, 2019, 11:43 AM EST

San Juan Capistrano, Calif . – Emma Catherine Reichow (Menlo Park, Calif.) takes home the win in the 2019 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – West aboard Campitello 5. In a testament to her talent and ability, Reichow competed and captured the title aboard a catch ride. Clearly suitable for the role, the 12-year-old Hanoverian gelding, owned by Highpoint Farm LLC, earned the Gulliver Perpetual Trophy, donated by Karen Healey, as the event’s best horse...

US Equestrian Names Talented Jumping Team Lineups for Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Final and FEI Youth Nations Cup™ Final

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 20, 2019, 3:08 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the list of athletes who will represent the NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final CSIO, hosted from October 3-6, at Real Club de Polo Barcelona, in Barcelona, Spain, as well as athletes competing for the United States at the FEI Jumping Youth Nations Cup Final CSIOY from September 26-29, at SenTower Park in Opglabbeek, Belgium. The accomplished group of elite athletes nominated to the NetJets U.S....

National Show Horse Finals Showcases Best of National Show Horse and Arabian Breeds in Illinois

by Ashley Swift, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 20, 2019, 8:50 AM EST

Springfield, Ill. – The National Show Horse Finals saw a gathering of the most impressive National Show Horses in the U.S. as riders and owners vied for top honors. With 200 National Show Horses and Arabian horses showing over the course of the three days, competition was fierce across the multitude of championship divisions. Ann Judd (Lutz, Fla.), Martha Rattner (Georgetown, Ky.), and Mitch Sperte (Victor, N.Y.) served as judges for this year’s competition. The National Show Horse...

US Equestrian Announces 2019 Land Rover Eventing Grant Recipients

by US Equestrian Communicatoins Department | Sep 19, 2019, 7:08 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Land Rover/USEF Competition Grants for the remainder of the 2019 season. The following athletes will receive funding for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ The Netherlands hosted at the Military Boekelo CCIO4*-L in Enschede, the Netherlands from October 10-13: Jennie Brannigan (West Grove, Pa.) and Stella Artois, the Stella Artois Syndicate’s 11-year-old Holsteiner/Thoroughbred mare Matt Flynn (Reddick, Fla....

U.S. Endurance Team Secures a Strong Sixth-Place Finish in FEI Endurance World Championships for Young Riders & Juniors

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | Sep 19, 2019, 12:14 PM EST

The U.S. Endurance Team had a great finish in the FEI Endurance World Championships for Young Riders & Juniors on Wednesday, September 18. The prestigious 120-kilometer competition was held at the San Rossore Racecourse in Pisa, Italy, during the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle event. “This is a really good result for the program,” said the U.S. team’s chef d’equipe, Mark Dial. "This is the fastest we’ve ridden, and the best team finish we’ve had since...

Emerging Talent to Exhibit Skills at the 2019 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 18, 2019, 3:51 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – An accomplished group of rising talent will compete at the 2019 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals, beginning with the West Coast edition of the competition, taking place September 20-21 at Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The East Coast edition will be held October 6-7 at the United States Equestrian Team Foundation headquarters in Gladstone, N.J. An essential building block in the U.S. Show Jumping Athlete Pathway,...

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Announces Combination Update for FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ The Netherlands

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 16, 2019, 7:16 PM EST

Lexington, K.Y . – The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team has announced a combination substitution for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ The Netherlands hosted at the Military Boekelo, CCIO4*-L in Enschede, the Netherlands from October 10-13. Frankie Thieriot Stutes (Occidental, Calif.) and Chatwin have withdrawn their entry and will be replaced by Tamie Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) and Mai Baum, who will join Jennie Brannigan (West Grove, Pa.) aboard Stella Artois and Liz Halliday-Sharp (Ocala,...

U.S. Driving Team Takes Eighth in FEI Driving World Championships for Pairs

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | Sep 16, 2019, 4:15 PM EST

Drebkau, Germany - The U.S. Driving Team had a strong showing at the FEI Driving World Championships for Pairs in Drebkau, Germany, on September 11-15, finishing eighth in a field of 16 nations. Hungary claimed the gold medal, with the Netherlands taking silver and Germany collecting bronze. Jacob Arnold (Krisztina Horváth/ Hoefnet.com ) The U.S. Driving Team of Jacob Arnold, James Miller, and Steve Wilson got off to a strong start, standing fourth after the dressage. After a solid...

Roxanne Trunnell Guides Dolton to Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage CPEDI3* National Championship in Emotional Victory

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 15, 2019, 7:10 PM EST

Tryon, N.C. – Roxanne Trunnell (Rowlett, Texas) and Dolton topped the Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage CPEDI3* National Championship after three days of intense competition. With a final cumulative score of 75.247 percent, the duo made their mark at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) to secure top honors in the prestigious championship event. David Botana (Portland, Maine) followed with reserve honors aboard Lord Locksley, after finishing the weekend with a cumulative total of 74....