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Applications Open for USEF Vaulting Grants for Competitions, Athletes, and Licensed Officials

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Feb 22, 2024, 12:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is now accepting grant applications for vaulting athletes and competition organizers. Additionally, the application for USEF licensed official development grants across disciplines is open now through March 1. Vaulting CVI Training Grant Vaulting athletes are invited to apply for the Vaulting CVI Training Grants, which are available to juniors, 2* young vaulters, and senior vaulters and provide funds toward travel expenses incurred by athletes for USEF...

US Equestrian Announces FEI Stabling as the Preferred Stabling Provider of USEF Licensed Events

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 22, 2024, 10:00 AM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce a new partnership with Fredericks Equestrian International Stabling (FEI Stabling), a leader in high-quality temporary stabling structures in North America. Through this partnership, FEI Stabling’s temporary stabling structures will be utilized during the 2024 and 2025 USEF Eventing Young Riders Championships, as well as provide USEF licensed events with access to premium temporary stabling options and exclusive pricing....

First USEF Combined Driving National Championships of 2024 Set to Begin at Spring Fling CDE

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Feb 22, 2024, 9:00 AM

Ocala, Fla. – National championship titles are on the line this week as the Spring Fling CDE kicks off at the Florida Horse Park. This year, the event is hosting USEF Combined Driving National Championships for all intermediate divisions, advanced pair horses, and the inaugural USEF Para Driving National Championship. Bettina Scherer and SF Arendell at the 2023 Spring Fling CDE. ©Leslie Potter/US Equestrian After the horse inspection on the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 21,...

The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team Set for 2024 FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ USA CDIO3*

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 21, 2024, 5:30 PM

Lexington, Ky. – The horse inspections at the FEI Dressage Nations Cup USA CDIO3* set the stage for an exciting week of competition at the Adequan ® Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Fla., from Feb. 22-25, 2024. Four nations will be represented with teams from the U.S., Canada, Germany, and Sweden. The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team of Jan Ebeling and Jubi’s Tenacity, Kevin Kohmann and Duenensee, Erin Nichols and Elian Royale, and Jennifer Williams and Joppe K will be led...

2024 USEF Saddle Seat Medal Finals Qualifying Season Has Begun

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Feb 20, 2024, 2:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian invites saddle seat equitation athletes in the junior exhibitor and adult amateur ranks to plan their path to the 2024 USEF Saddle Seat Medal Finals . The finals will be held once again at the UPHA American Royal National Horse Show in Kansas City, Mo., in November. 2023 USEF Saddle Seat Medal Final champion Izzy Fischer riding Sugar Fund. ©Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Competitors in medal qualifying classes and in the finals may ride any breed of horse,...

Upcoming Events from USEF National Affiliate Organizations – Winter/Early Spring 2024

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Feb 16, 2024, 5:00 PM

The 2024 horse show season is just starting to kick off for US Equestrian National Affiliates and national breeds and disciplines. Whether you participate in-person or tune in to the livestreams, these upcoming events will help fight winter cabin fever as we look toward an exciting year ahead. ©Coral Link Photography February 15-25, 2024 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Scottsdale, Ariz. The Arabian circuit kicks off with a bang as nearly 2,400 Arabian and Half-Arabian horses across all...

US Equestrian Announces Dates and Location for 2024 and 2025 USEF Eventing Young Rider Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 16, 2024, 5:00 PM

Lexington, Ky . – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the host location and dates for the 2024 and 2025 USEF Eventing Young Rider Championships (CCI1*, CCI2*-S, CCI3*-S). The Maryland International and Horse Trials will host the Championships in Adamstown, Md., on July 5-7, 2024, and July 6-8, 2025. “We are thrilled to host the USEF Eventing Young Rider Championships over three days at the Maryland International and Horse Trials,” said competition organizer Carolyn Mackintosh....

US Equestrian Announces NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team for 2024 FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 16, 2024, 1:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athletes selected for the NetJets ® U.S. Jumping Team at the 2024 FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4* in Wellington, Fla., from Feb. 28 – March 3. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland and Team Leader Lizzy Chesson and supported by U.S. Jumping Team Veterinarian, Dr. Heather Sherman, and U.S. Jumping Team Equine Therapist, Janus Marquis, along with the grooms and horse owners. The following...

US Equestrian Names The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for 2024 FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ USA CDIO3* and U.S. Dressage U25 Team for CDIOU25

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 14, 2024, 5:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the combinations selected to represent The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team and U.S. Dressage U25 Team at the FEI Dressage Nations Cup USA hosted in Wellington, Fla., from Feb. 22-25, 2024. This will be the first team outing of the 2024 competition season for The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team. The following combinations have been selected to represent The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team and are listed in alphabetical order. The team will...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Starts 2024 Longines League of Nations™ Season with Strong Sixth-Place Finish in Abu Dhabi

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 11, 2024, 2:53 PM

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team started their quest to earn qualification to the Longines League of Nations Final in Barcelona later this year with a promising finish in the first leg of the season, taking sixth place overall. Testing the new FEI League of Nations format for the first time ever, the team held their own against serious competition from Europe, finishing on a final team total of 28, with all eyes now turning to the home-leg of the series to...