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US Equestrian Announces Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Aachen CCIO4*-S

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 18, 2019, 3:54 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named the following combinations to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Aachen CCIO4*-S during CHIO Aachen, July 19-20 in Aachen, Germany. Erik Duvander will serve as the chef d’equipe. Phillip Dutton (West Grove, Pa.) and Z, an 11-year-old Zangersheide gelding owned by Thomas Tierney, Simon Roosevelt, Suzanne Lacy, Caroline Moran, and Ann Jones Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (Ocala, Fla.) and Deniro Z, The Deniro...

Notice: USEF Office Closed August 30 to September 3

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 18, 2019, 3:10 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is moving! From Friday, August 30, to Tuesday, September 3, the USEF office will be closed while we move to our new building within the Kentucky Horse Park. More information can be found in the Building Move FAQ . Specific details about how online tools and services, including the Customer Care Center, will be impacted during this weekend will be available in the coming weeks. The decision to build a new USEF headquarters was made after extensive...

US Equestrian Nominates U.S. Eventing Team for Lima 2019 Pan American Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 18, 2019, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the nomination of the following athlete-and-horse combinations to the U.S. Eventing Team, as well as the Reserves for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games. Three direct reserve horses have also been named. A direct reserve horse would be an automatic replacement should the original horse on which an athlete was named need to be substituted. Upon the review of submitted applications, the following athlete-and-horse combinations have been selected...

US Equestrian Nominates U.S. Jumping Team for Lima 2019 Pan American Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 17, 2019, 4:11 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the nomination of the following athlete-and-horse combinations to the U.S. Pan American Jumping Team and the Traveling Reserve for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games. The following athlete-and-horse combinations will compose the U.S. Team (in alphabetical order): Alex Granato (Wellington, Fla.) with Carlchen W, Page Tredennick’s 11-year-old Warmblood gelding Eve Jobs (Los Altos Hills, Calif.) with Venue d’Fees des Hazalles, her...

USEF Announces Partnership with MARS EQUESTRIAN

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 17, 2019, 10:30 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. –The US Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce Mars Equestrian™, as an Official Partner. “We are honored to work with a brand which supports our vision of bringing the joy of horse sports to as many people as possible,” said USEF Equestrian CEO Bill Moroney. “MARS EQUESTRIAN has supported equestrian sport across all disciplines for many years, and we had the opportunity to see their commitment first-hand at the Land Rover Kentucky...

U.S. Young Rider Jumping Team Brings Home Gold at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Hagen CSIOY

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Jun 16, 2019, 6:32 PM EST

Hagen, Germany – The FEI Nations Cup Hagen at Future Champions in Hagen, Germany, unveiled the official format for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Jumping and Dressage. Representing the U.S. in jumping, the U.S. Young Rider Jumping Team of Samantha Cohen, Claire McKean, and Giavanna Rinaldi rode brilliantly under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe Anne Kursinski to a fault-free win in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Hagen CSIOY. Germany finished second with four faults, followed by France...

USEF Safe Sport Statement

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 16, 2019, 3:25 PM EST

Dear USEF Members, The recent and unexpected death of Rob Gage has been shocking to the equestrian community. Any time a life is lost, it is a tragedy. In recent days, a number of member concerns have been raised regarding processes used by the U.S. Center for SafeSport (the “Center”). There has also been an increase in the distribution of incorrect and misleading information, as well as the bullying, harassment and blaming of survivors. The facts reported in USA Today and The...

Dressage European Young Rider Tour Earns Top-Five Finish at Future Champions Hagen CDIO-Y

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 16, 2019, 2:05 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The Dressage European Young Rider Tour finished fourth in the team competition at the Future Champions Hagen CDIO-Y, a test event for the new Olympic format. The Tour, a link to the Discover Dressage™ USEF/USDF Emerging Athlete Program , is an important part of the dressage pathway, introducing a group of young riders in the U.S. to international competition as individuals and as part of a team. From June 12-16, U.S. Dressage Youth Coach George Williams led Tour...

US Equestrian Announces Teams for 2019 SVAG FEI Reining World Championships for Young Riders & Juniors

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 14, 2019, 5:10 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named the following combinations to the U.S. teams for the 2019 SVAG FEI Reining World Championships for Young Riders & Juniors, July 9-13 in Givrins, Switzerland. Jeff Petska will serve as the chef d’equipe. U.S. Junior Reining Team Sarah Armenta (Whitesboro, Texas) and Gun Smoke Dennis, Julia Kraetschmar’s 14-year-old Quarter Horse stallion Mattie Gustin (Weatherford, Texas) and Guns R Spooky, her nine-year-old Quarter Horse gelding...

USEF and ADS Unable to Reach Agreement After Initial Affiliate Agreement Concludes

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 11, 2019, 10:30 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - In January of 2017, the USEF terminated its relationship with the American Driving Society (ADS) because that organization was unwilling to reach an agreement regarding its responsibilities as the Recognized Affiliate for the Driving discipline. In May of 2017, the ADS and USEF were able to reach agreement on key issues including competition licensing, licensed officials, anti-doping efforts and a continued commitment to work together to grow the driving discipline. These...