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NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team Continues European Tour at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup The Netherlands

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 22, 2018, 9:24 AM EST

Rotterdam, Netherlands – After a bronze-medal finish in Poland, the NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team contests their second FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 observation event at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup The Netherlands, on Sunday, June 24. Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland will lead the team of Laura Kraut and Zeremonie, Beezie Madden and Breitling LS, Adrienne Sternlicht and Cristalline, and McLain Ward and Clinta. Michael Hughes and Zerlin will take the...

The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team Ready for FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ The Netherlands

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 20, 2018, 5:02 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team aims for a top placing in the FEI Dressage Nations Cup The Netherlands, the team’s first European Nations Cup of the season. Chef d’Equipe Robert Dover will lead the team of Olivia LaGoy-Weltz and Lonoir, Adrienne Lyle and Salvino, Kasey Perry-Glass and Goerklintgaards Dublet, and Steffen Peters and Rosamunde at CHIO Rotterdam, June 21-23. The team combinations, along with individual U.S. competitors Shelly Francis and...

Debbie McDonald to Succeed Robert Dover as U.S. Dressage Technical Advisor Following FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 20, 2018, 2:25 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) announces that Debbie McDonald will succeed Robert Dover as the U.S. Dressage Technical Advisor following the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018. Dover has served in the position since2013 and will retire following the WEG as planned when he renewed his agreement with US Equestrian in 2016.US Equestrian conducted a comprehensive search process aimed at identifying the best individual to succeed Dover...

Spotting, Treating, and Preventing Strangles

by Glenye Cain Oakford | Jun 19, 2018, 3:00 PM EST

It is a dreaded disease in the horse world, even though it often isn’t fatal. Strangles—one of the world’s most commonly diagnosed contagious equine diseases, according to the American Association of Equine Practitioners —is feared because it’s highly contagious and can be carried by horses who have no apparent symptoms—and once it’s in a barn, it can be difficult to get rid of. Streptococcus Equi Photo: Stefan Walkowski The bacteria Streptococcus equi...

US Equestrian Announces Goodyear as Official MemberPerk

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 18, 2018, 2:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company as an Official MemberPerk Sponsor. Goodyear is now offering active USEF members a special discount on all tires available for purchase online at www.goodyear.com , including vehicle and trailer tires. “We are excited to launch this program with Goodyear and provide US Equestrian members with a great discount on such an essential product,” said US Equestrian CEO, Bill Moroney....

Dressage European Young Rider Team Wraps Up 2018 Tour at Future Champions CDIO-Y Hagen

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 18, 2018, 12:23 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The 2018 Dressage European Young Rider Tour, a link to the Discover Dressage™ USEF/USDF Emerging Athlete Program, has concluded at the Future Champions FEI CDIO-Y Hagen. From June 12-17, the athletes named to the tour, Ben Ebeling (Moorpark, Calif.), Callie Jones (Henderson, Ky.), and Anna Weniger (Apex, N.C.), contended as a team and individually against top riders in their division from Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Great Britain, The Netherlands, and Russia. Callie Jones...

NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team Places Third in Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Poland

by US Equestrian Communications Department/JENNIFER WOOD/JUMP MEDIA | Jun 17, 2018, 5:42 PM EST

Sopot, Poland –The NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team placed third in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Poland on Sunday, June 17, at the Lotto CSIO Sopot. The team of Jamie Barge and Luebbo, Margie Engle and Royce, Lillie Keenan and Super Sox, and Devin Ryan and Eddie Blue was led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland. “I thought coming in we had a team capable of really good results today. We were on a little bit of a roll this week,” said Ridland. “Obviously we were...

Newsflash: NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team Earns Bronze in Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Poland

by US Equestrian Communications Department/JUMP MEDIA | Jun 17, 2018, 12:30 PM EST

Sopot, Poland -The NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team earned the bronze medal in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™Poland on Sunday, June 17, at the Lotto CSIO Sopot. The team consisted of Jamie Barge on Luebbo, Margie Engle riding Royce, Lillie Keenan with Super Sox, and Devin Ryan on Eddie Blue. They were led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland. Belgium won the gold medal, while France took silver. More information and photos to follow. Stay up to date on the NetJets U.S. Show Jumping...

NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team Set to Compete in Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Poland

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 16, 2018, 1:41 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team is set to compete in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Poland this Sunday, June 17, at the Lotto CSIO Sopot. Following the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Canada, where the U.S. secured a spot for the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final, U.S. Show Jumping Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland will lead the team of Jamie Barge and Luebbo, Margie Engle and Royce, Lillie Keenan and Super Sox, Devin Ryan and Eddie Blue, and reserve rider...

Safe Sport Leads the Discussion at US Equestrian Mid-Year Meeting

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 14, 2018, 2:54 PM EST

Lexington, KY. - US Equestrian’s Board of Directors held their Mid-Year Meeting on June 11 and 12. In addition to the standard administrative topics, the Board addressed several issues affecting the entire family of breeds and disciplines under the umbrella of US Equestrian. In particular, the Board focused their discussion on the Safe Sport Initiative and athlete safety and protection; building a stronger base of coaches/trainers/instructors; growing participation in equestrian sport at...