Breaking News
U.S. Dressage Team Earns Silver Medal in Team Competition at Tokyo 2020! Visit US Equestrian's Tokyo 2020 Olympics Hub.
Latest COVID-19 Updates from US Equestrian can be found on the Coronavirus Disease Resources and Updates page.

Breaking US Equestrian news releases contain the latest information regarding the organization, national championships, U.S. athletes and teams in international competition, breed news, and important member alerts. Manage the news you receive at the US Equestrian Preference Center.

U.S. Squad Earns Silver at 2021 FEI Vaulting World Championships for Juniors

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 1, 2021, 9:33 PM EST

U.S. Squad with their silver medals (Photos Les Garennes) Le Mans, France – A talented group of U.S. youth athletes had strong performances at the 2021 FEI Vaulting World Championships for Juniors in Le Mans, France from July 29-August 1. The contingent of U.S. competitors in the individual female, pas de deux, and squad divisions delivered on the world stage under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe Emma Seely. The U.S. Squad took home the silver medal against a talented field, while...

U.S. Eventing Team Delivers Three Strong Cross-Country Rounds to Improve Team Standing Ahead of Final Phase

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 1, 2021, 1:00 AM EST

Tokyo, Japan – The U.S. Eventing Team made strong work of Derek Di Grazia’s track at Sea Forest Cross Country Course in the middle of Tokyo Bay, with all three combinations crossing through the finish line with no jumping penalties. Doug Payne and Vandiver led off the team as the third combination to test the course and came home with just 6.8-time faults and move forward to tomorrow on a 39.80. Phillip Dutton and Z dashed through the course and finishing with just 4.8 time and...

Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg Score a 31.1 to Round Out the Dressage Phase for U.S. Eventing Team at Tokyo 2020

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 31, 2021, 8:27 AM EST

Tokyo, Japan – Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg served as the final combination of the three-man team of the U.S. Eventing Team to ride down the centerline for their dressage test at the Equestrian Park in Tokyo, Japan, receiving a 31.1 from the Ground Jury to secure the team’s eight place standing heading into the cross-country phase tomorrow. The team currently sits on a combined total of 94.6, while Great Britain, Germany, and New Zealand hold the top three team positions....

Doug Payne and Phillip Dutton Lay Foundation for U.S. Eventing Team on First Day of Dressage Competition at Tokyo 2020

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 30, 2021, 6:12 AM EST

Tokyo, Japan – The first day of competition for the U.S. Eventing Team has concluded at Equestrian Park in Tokyo, Japan, with the team currently sitting in ninth heading into tomorrow’s final grouping of combinations. The U.S. Eventing Team drew fourth in the order out of 15 teams and sent out their first combination of Doug Payne and Vandiver , earlier this morning with the pair earning a 33.0. Olympic veteran Phillip Dutton and Z were also early in the order in the second group...

U.S. Dressage Team Concludes Final Day of Olympic Journey with Top Ten Finishes in FEI Grand Prix Freestyles for Individual Medals at Tokyo 2020

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 28, 2021, 11:19 AM EST

Tokyo, Japan – The U.S. Dressage Team concluded their final night at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 contesting the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle for Individual Medals. Sabine Schut-Kery and Sanceo recorded their third personal best score of the week, earning an 84.300 percent, while teammate Steffen Peters (San Diego, Calif.) and Suppenkasper recorded an 80.968 percent from the Ground Jury. US Equestrian After their historic team medal performance last night, Peters and Schut-Kery rode down the...

2021 Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Series Continues with Adamstown Leg at Maryland Horse Trials

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 28, 2021, 11:00 AM EST

Adamstown, Md. – The second East Coast leg of the 2021 Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge took place in July at The Maryland International + Horse Trials, bringing in young riders to compete in the CCI1*-S, CCI2*-S, and CCI3*-S in team and individual competition. Alexa Gartenberg and FE Whole Lotta Rosie. ©GRCPhoto.com The Youth Team Challenge, currently in its inaugural year, is an opportunity for youth eventing athletes to gain experience in team competition format....

Official Statement on Withdrawal of Adrienne Lyle & Salvino from FEI Grand Prix Freestyle for Individual Medals

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 27, 2021, 9:45 PM EST

Tokyo, Japan - In a change to today’s anticipated line up, Adrienne Lyle (Wellington, Fla.) and Salvino have made the decision to withdraw from this evening’s competition. This morning, Salvino did not feel quite like his usual self and last night’s historic team medal was an extraordinary accomplishment, and we are proud of the team’s incredible effort. Steffen Peters (San Diego, Calif.) and Sabine Schut-Kery (Napa, Calif.) will continue forward this evening to contest...

EHM/EHV-1 Updates from the California Department of Food and Agriculture

by | Jul 27, 2021, 2:48 PM EST

A recent update from the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) today confirmed there is no evidence of ongoing EHV-1 spread at the Sonoma County facility following removal of all known affected and immediately exposed horses. A full update from the CDFA is available here . The decision for individuals to attend an event at this premises within this timeframe should be discussed with their veterinarians and will be at the owner’s and/or trainer’s own discretion and...

U.S. Dressage Team Earns Silver Medal in FEI Grand Prix Special for Team Medals at Tokyo 2020

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 27, 2021, 12:15 PM EST

Tokyo, Japan – The U.S. Dressage Team finished team competition at Tokyo 2020 capturing the silver medal under the lights at Equestrian Park in Tokyo, Japan, the first time the team has collected a team silver since the London Olympic Games in 1948. The team competition saw eight nations vie for the three coveted podium positions, with Germany taking gold, the U.S. earning the silver, and Great Britain awarded the bronze medal. The team competition saw eight nations vie for the three...

NEWSFLASH: U.S. Dressage Team Earns Silver Medal in Team Competition at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 27, 2021, 10:14 AM EST

Tokyo, Japan - The U.S. Dressage Olympic Team has earned a Silver Medal in Team Competition at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 . Full release to follow.