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Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team Tops Competition at AGDF 3 CPEDI3*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 26, 2020, 6:16 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team concluded their second official outing of the 2020 season with a win in team competition at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival 3 CPEDI3* in Wellington, Fla. Team competition began on Wednesday, January 22, and continued on Friday, January 24, while the individual FEI Para Freestyle Tests were hosted under the lights on Saturday evening. The team of Beatrice de Lavalette, Rebecca Hart, Roxanne Trunnell, and Marie Vonderheyden were...

The Event at Rebecca Farm Set to Host 2020 Adequan®­ North American Youth Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 24, 2020, 8:20 AM EST

Lexington, Ky . – US Equestrian is pleased to announce The Event at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Mont., will again host the 2020 Adequan North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for the discipline of eventing. Competition is scheduled to run from July 22-26, 2020. Shannon Brinkman Photography The NAYC offers an elite opportunity for rising talent to build confidence in both a team and individual championship competition environment, while representing their country under international FEI...

US Equestrian Announces Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team for Adequan Global Dressage  Festival 3 CPEDI3*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 22, 2020, 1:50 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the four athlete-and-horse combinations who will represent the Adequan U.S. Para Dressage Team at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival 3 CPEDI3*. The competition will run from January 22-25 in Wellington, Fla., and is the second CPEDI3* competition this year for the Adequan U.S. Para Dressage Team, led by Chef d’Equipe Michel Assouline. The following athlete-and-horse combinations will represent the Adequan U.S. Para Dressage Team in the...

US Equestrian Announces Host Sites for 2020/2021 USEF CCI4*-L and CCI3*-L Eventing National Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 22, 2020, 1:45 PM EST

Lexington, Ky . – US Equestrian has announced the selected host venues for the 2020/2021 USEF CCI4*-L and CCI3*-L Eventing National Championships as the Ocala Jockey Club and Fair Hill, respectively. The Ocala Jockey Club will add the USEF CCI4*-L Eventing National Championship to their fall horse trials, hosted from November 11-15, 2020, while the USEF CCI3*-L Eventing National Championship will remain at Fair Hill and coincide the new Maryland CCI5*-L at Fair Hill located at the newly...

Apply Now for Media Credentials for 2020 FEI World Cup Finals™ in Las Vegas

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 22, 2020, 10:50 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - On behalf of the Organizing Commitee for the 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals, US Equestrian would like to remind all media interested in attending the 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals, to submit intentions for media credentials for the event as soon as possible. Applications for media credentials will close on Friday, January 31, 2020. The FEI World Cup™ Finals are returning to Las Vegas, Nev., hosted from April 15-19, 2020. The Thomas & Mack Center will host both...

A Statement from USEF President Murray Kessler

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 20, 2020, 2:53 PM EST

Dear US Equestrian Members, After much thought, I have decided that I will not run for a second term as US Equestrian President. The reason is simple: my professional circumstances have changed. While I am confident that I can successfully balance my leadership positions at both USEF and at Perrigo, a multi-national company, as its President and Chief Executive Officer for my final year as USEF President, I believe this would be difficult to sustain for the long term. Over the last three years,...

USET Foundation and US Equestrian Saddened by Loss of Longtime Eventing Supporter Steve Blauner

by USET Foundation/US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 17, 2020, 2:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation and US Equestrian are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Steve Blauner, a valued USET Foundation trustee and longtime owner for U.S. Eventing Team High Performance Athletes Boyd Martin and Doug Payne. Amber Heintzberger Photography A dedicated proponent of the syndicate ownership model, he owned six horses through syndicates that represented the U.S. at the Olympic Games, World Equestrian Games and Pan American Games. An...

US Equestrian Announces Updates to U.S. Dressage Elite and Pre-Elite Lists

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 17, 2020, 2:15 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the updated U.S. Dressage Elite and Pre-Elite Lists for 2020. The Elite Program was established to provide support and resources to athlete/horse combinations that have proven they are internationally competitive. View the complete criteria . Membership is reviewed twice annually and new members may be added on a rolling basis. “We have a very exciting year ahead of us and I’m looking forward to continuing to work with each...

US Equestrian Releases Recommendations for Qualifying Process Following Recent Updates to FEI Children Dressage Tests

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 16, 2020, 3:56 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The FEI has recently updated the FEI Children Dressage Tests adding a ‘Quality Marking’ component to the ‘Technical Test.’ In order to maintain a level playing field for the qualifying process for US Equestrian National Championships, and until further education on these tests is released by the FEI, the approved Ad Hoc Selection Group of the USEF Board of Directors has approved the following: Photo Credit: SueSticklePhotography For USEF Children...

US Equestrian and Land Rover Celebrate Ten Years of Partnership with Launch of #WhatsYourRide Campaign

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 16, 2020, 2:57 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to celebrate and announce the ten-year partnership anniversary with Land Rover, one of the organization’s longest-tenured commercial relationships, heading into 2020 and beyond with the launch of a new campaign focused on the connection between Land Rover and US Equestrian members. Land Rover has remained a dedicated partner of US Equestrian and the U.S. Eventing Team for a decade, supporting elite athletes in their pursuit of world-class...