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Free Registration Now Open for 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting | January 13-17, 2021
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US Equestrian Welcomes Alliant Private Client as Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 USEF Pegasus and Horse of the Year Awards Celebration

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 15, 2021, 11:50 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce Alliant Private Client’s sponsorship of the USEF Pegasus and Horse of the Year Awards Celebration at the 2021 USEF Virtual Annual Meeting. The celebration will take place on USEF Network at 7:30 p.m. EST on Saturday, January 16. The Pegasus and Horse of the Year Awards Celebration is an annual recognition of the top performers across all USEF-recognized breeds and disciplines. The evening will conclude with the prestigious Horse...

Grassroots to Grand Champion: National Breeds and Disciplines Council 101 and Looking at the Year Ahead

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 15, 2021, 8:27 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The national breeds and non-FEI disciplines are a diverse group, represented within US Equestrian by the National Breeds and Disciplines Council (NBDC) and the National Sport department. “Grassroots to Grand Champion” explained the role of the NBDC, reviewed wins and challenges throughout 2020, and shared US Equestrian’s 2021 goals for the national breeds and non-FEI disciplines during the virtual 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting . Panelists included...

Member Feedback and Ideas Drive Discussion of Competition Landscape Improvements and Innovation

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 14, 2021, 2:23 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – As dialogue continues around USEF calendar management, Chief Executive Officer of US Equestrian Bill Moroney and President-Elect Tom O’Mara hosted an hour-long review of member feedback submitted to the USEF following the first Competitions & Conversations member discussion hosted in early December. As part of the 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting, Moroney and O’Mara reviewed member suggestions and comments, as well as the select results of the...

Ideas into Action & Keeping the USEF House in Order: A USEF Member Services Council Update

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 14, 2021, 10:15 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian Chief Executive Officer Bill Moroney was joined virtually by Shelley Campf Chairman of the Member Services Council, to kick off the 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting with an hour-long session focused on the work of the US Equestrian Member Services Council. The presentation provided an update to members and attendees on accomplishments of the organization in 2020 and outlined key goals for 2021. The Member Services Council (MSC) is comprised of individuals...

The Pennsylvania National Horse Show Selected as Host Site for Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final and Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championships from 2021-2023

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 14, 2021, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) as the selected host site for the Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final and Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championships for the 2021-2023 competition seasons. In 2021, both championships will take place alongside PNHS competition at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex from October 14-17. The 2021 edition of the PNHS will also celebrate the event’s 75 th anniversary. TaylorPence/US...

Here’s the Thing About Riding: Eight Takeaways from the 2021 USEF Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 12, 2021, 4:45 PM EST

Allison Nemeth and Tiko. Photo: Annan Hepner/Phelps Media Group Wellington, Fla. – Twenty of America’s top young dressage athletes had the opportunity to work with former U.S. Dressage Technical Advisor and Chef d’Equipe Robert Dover and other prominent coaches as part of the 2021 USEF Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week (RDHCW). This year’s program took place at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Fla., January 7-10. With a lifetime of...

Athletes Announced for First Session of 2021 USEF Horsemastership Training Series

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 12, 2021, 2:55 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the selected athletes for the first session of the 2021 USEF Horsemastership Training Series to be hosted at Equestrian Village at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival grounds in Wellington, Fla., from January 14-17, 2021. The USEF Horsemastership Training Series will take on an enhanced format structure in 2021, offering both in-person and online instruction with selected athletes throughout the duration of the year, and is...

Competitions & Conversations: Opportunities for All Levels Discussion Rescheduled for January 25 at 3:00 p.m.

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 11, 2021, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The second session of the Competitions & Conversations: Opportunities for All Levels discussion has been rescheduled to take place after the 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting. It will be hosted in conjunction with the third session of the series, Competitions & Conversations: Cost vs. Expectations, on Monday, January 25, at 3:00 p.m. The 90-minute virtual discussion will feature audience Q&A opportunities with Chief Executive Officer Bill Moroney and...

Cheryl Van Deusen and Katie Bumgarner Win USEF Endurance Awards for 2020

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 7, 2021, 12:50 PM EST

Cheryl Van Deusen and EBS Regal Majjaal. Photo: Becky Pearman Photography Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian congratulates the top endurance athletes from the 2020 competition season. Cheryl Van Deusen (New Smyrna Beach, Fla.) has won the Maggy Price Endurance Excellence Award, which is presented annually to the top U.S. senior endurance rider. Katie Bumgarner (Raleigh, N.C.) will receive the Brunjes Junior/Young Rider Trophy as the top U.S. junior or young rider in the sport. Van Deusen had...

Free Registration Open for 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 6, 2021, 3:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Registration for the 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting is now open. The 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting will begin on Wednesday, January 13, and continue through Sunday, January 17, featuring daily meeting sessions and an exciting new virtual format for the USEF Pegasus Awards and Horse of the Year Awards Celebration presented by Alliant on Saturday, January 16, at 7:30 p.m. Registration for all 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting sessions is free. Individual registration...