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NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Starts European Season Strong with Competitive Fourth Place Finish at Piazza di Siena in FEI Jumping Nations Cup Rome CSIO5*

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | May 24, 2024, 1:47 PM

Rome, Italy – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team contested their first major European Nations Cup of the 2024 season with a tightly contested fourth-place finish in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Rome CSIO5* held at the iconic Piazza di Siena at Villa Borghese. The team finished with a final total of eight faults over two rounds of competition in a hotly contested bid for the podium determined by the last few riders in round two. “Overall, I think there are a lot of positives to take away...

42 Licensed Official Applicants Receive USEF Grants

by US Equestrian Communication Department | May 23, 2024, 9:00 AM

Photo Credit: Ashley Swift/US Equestrian Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has awarded grants totaling $20,000 to 42 applicants as part of a grant program that supports the development of both new licensed officials and higher-level officials. The 42 grant recipients are active USEF competing members and are either a currently licensed official or have started a licensed official application. “2024 is the third year in a row where USEF has received an increase in grant applications for...

USEF Athlete Selection Procedures Now Available for 2025 FEI Endurance Pan American Championships for Seniors and Juniors/Young Riders

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | May 22, 2024, 3:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has published the athlete selection procedures for the 2025 FEI Pan American Endurance Championships for the Senior division as well as the Juniors and Young Riders division. Both Pan Am Championships will take place July 17-18, 2025, at Haras Albar, in Campinas, Brazil. Download the USEF Selection Procedures for the 2025 FEI Pan American Endurance Championship for Seniors Download the USEF Selection Procedures for the 2025 FEI Pan American Endurance...

USEF Athlete Selection Procedures Now Available for 2025 FEI Para Driving World Championship

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | May 22, 2024, 2:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has published the athlete selection procedures for the 2025 FEI Para Driving World Championship, which will take place in Lähden, Germany. The exact dates for the championship will be announced by the FEI once they have been confirmed. Download the USEF 2025 FEI Para Driving World Championship Selection Procedures here. The Selection Procedures include FEI and USEF requirements for horses/ponies and athletes, along with the process that will be used by...

US Equestrian Introduces New National Championship League as an Accessible Championship Format for U.S. Eventing Athletes

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | May 21, 2024, 4:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the introduction of a new national championship format for FEI CCI1* through CCI4* level competitions, aiming to broaden accessibility and opportunity for participants targeting national championship recognition regardless of geographic location. The US Equestrian Eventing National Championships League will launch in 2024, with the inaugural champions to be crowned in 2025. “In introducing this new national championship format,...

US Equestrian Awards Opportunity Fund Grants to Eight USEF Community Outreach Organizations

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 20, 2024, 3:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that it has awarded $80,000 in USEF Opportunity Fund grants to nine USEF Community Outreach Organizations (COO) in the fund’s third year. The 2024 USEF Opportunity Fund grants will support a range of projects, from expanding programming and purchasing safety equipment to infrastructure improvements and business operations support. Grantees are listed below in alphabetical order: City to Saddle – Mesa Farm (Rutland, Mass.)...

USEF Endurance Logbook Now Available Online

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | May 20, 2024, 1:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the release of the USEF Endurance Logbook, which is now available online . The USEF Endurance Logbook is a free tool for riders to use to track all their horse's training and competition history in one place. Included within the logbook, you will find pages to record the following information: Horse's details including name, breed, foaling date, etc. Horse's identification information Vaccination log Medication log Current...

U.S. Jumping Team Takes Fifth Overall in Competitive Longines EEF Nations Cup Peelbergen CSIO3*

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | May 18, 2024, 10:25 AM

Kronenberg, The Netherlands – The U.S. Jumping Team finished fifth in the Longines EEF Nations Cup Peelbergen CSIO3* which featured 13 international teams. The team finished with a final total of eight faults after two rounds and was led by Chef d’Equipe Anne Kursinski. They will next take part in the Longines EEF Nations Cup Roeser CSIO3* in three weeks' time. “I was really pleased with our young 3* team here in Peelbergen. For Kelli, Coco, and Ansgar, this was their...

Host Bid Application Open Now for 2025 USEF Combined Driving National Championships; Athlete Participation Criteria Approved

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | May 16, 2024, 2:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is now accepting bids to host the 2025 USEF Combined Driving National Championships for ponies, horses, and para driving. The deadline for applications is June 30, 2024. Click here to download a pdf of the bid application. The application can also be found on the USEF Combined Driving National Championships page on USEF.org . Additionally, the updated 2025 USEF Combined Driving National Championship criteria for athletes and horses/ponies were approved by...

US Equestrian Announces Allocation of 2024 USEF/USEA Developing Horse National Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | May 16, 2024, 1:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the host location of the new 2024 USEF/USEA Developing Horse National Championship, which will take place at Morven Park International & Fall Horse Trials in Leesburg, Va. From Oct. 10-13, 2024. This new national championship will feature two divisions – the first for six-year-old horses competing at the CCI2*-S level, and the second for seven-year-old horses competing at the CCI3*-S level. “For the past three years the...