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Hausman, Proctor Take Titles at 2019 USEF/AVA Vaulting National Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | Aug 13, 2019, 10:36 AM EST

The US Equestrian (USEF)/American Vaulting Association (AVA) Vaulting National Championships were held on August 7-11, 2019, at The National Equestrian Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Dusti Hausman captured the Female Gold Individual championship, while Mikhail Proctor claimed the Male Gold Individual championship. A composite squad from Mile-High Vaulters and Pacific Coast Vaulters won the A Team championship. Hausman Gets Her Gold Goal Dusti Hausman (Alex Thomas) Hausman (Waxhaw, N.C.) won the...

2019 Platinum Performance/USHJA Hunter Week Begins at Kentucky Horse Park

by Edited Press Release from the United States Hunter Jumper Association | Aug 12, 2019, 5:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The 2019 Platinum Performance /United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Green Hunter Incentive Championships and the Platinum Performance/USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship kick off this week at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., with more than $519,900 in prize money available to approximately 300 of the country's top hunters. Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships 2018 3'/3'3" champions Patricia Griffith and...

US Equestrian and Pennsylvania National Horse Show Announce Improvements to 2019 Competition

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 12, 2019, 11:37 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – In a joint effort with the Pennsylvania National Horse Show to create a better experience for exhibitors and spectators, US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce the following improvements to the 2019 Pennsylvania National Horse Show, the Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championship (Prix des States), and the Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final. The schedule for Junior Weekend, held from October 10-13, has been adjusted. Pony Hunter under saddle classes...

Fuqua Wins Marshall & Sterling/USEF Pony Medal Finals to Close Out 2019 USEF Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 11, 2019, 7:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The 2019 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm came to its conclusion on Sunday with the Marshall & Sterling/USEF Pony Medal Finals taking center stage at the Alltech Arena. A total of 197 young athletes competed for the coveted title over a solid track designed by Jasen Shelley. A total of 20 riders with four from the small section, 10 from the medium section, and six from the large section returned for the second round over another challenging course....

Rush Wins USEF Pony Jumper Individual National Championship at 2019 USEF Pony Finals Presented By Collecting Gaits Farm; Overall Regular Hunter Pony Grand and Reserve Grand Champions Crowned; Lignelli Wins Medium Regular Hunter Pony National Championship presented by Sallee Horse Vans

by Ashley Swift & Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 10, 2019, 9:27 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – On Saturday at the 2019 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm (Pony Finals), the hunter sections concluded with EMC Entourage and Alexa Lignelli winning the Medium Hunter Pony National Championship. Maddie Tosh and Bit of Love were named Overall Regular Hunter Pony Grand Champions and Kat Fuqua and Prestige won Overall Regular Hunter Pony Reserve Grand Champion. Hallie Rush and Sky Miles won the USEF Pony Jumper Individual National Championship came to an...

Two Green Hunter Pony National Champions Crowned at 2019 USEF Pony Finals Presented By Collecting Gaits Farm; Zone 10 Wins Third Consecutive USEF Pony Jumper Team National Championship; EMC Entourage Leads Medium Regular Hunter Pony National Championship presented by Sallee Horse Vans

by Ashley Swift & Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 9, 2019, 10:18 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Friday at the 2019 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm (Pony Finals) may mean that the competition is halfway over, but the day was action packed! Zone 10 won the USEF Pony Jumper Team National Championship for the third year in a row and 13 pony jumper combinations are eligible to compete in the Individual Final. Baroness of Locheil and Maddie Tosh were crowned national champions in the Medium Green Hunter Pony National Championship and were named Overall...

Beezie Madden and Breitling LS Win Jumping Individual Bronze Medal at Lima 2019 Pan American Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | Aug 9, 2019, 7:59 PM EST

Lima, Peru – Adding another bronze medal to the tally for the United States of America at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games on Friday, August 9, was two-time Olympic team gold medalist Beezie Madden riding Breitling LS. Held in Lima, Peru, the final day of jumping at the Pan American Games featured the individual final held over two rounds, and Madden won an exciting four-way jump-off for the bronze medal. With Eve Jobs and Lucy Deslauriers also contesting the individual final, the U.S....

Beezie Madden and Breitling LS Win Individual Bronze at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 9, 2019, 4:29 PM EST

Lima, Peru - Beezie Madden and Breitling LS have secured the individual bronze medal at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games on Friday to conclude the event's equestrian competition. Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.) and the 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood stallion (Quintero x Acord II) owned by Abigail Wexner advanced to a four-combination jump-off where they finished on a cumulative score of four faults. Brazil's Marlon Modolo Zanotelli and Sirene de La Motte earned gold while Argentina's...

US Equestrian Names Entry for FEI Driving World Championships for Young Horses

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 9, 2019, 2:31 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian has announced the following entry for the 2019 FEI Driving World Championships for Young Horses, taking place in Mezohegyes, Hungary, September 5-8. Leslie Berndl and Impressive (Picsofyou.com) The following combination will compete in the 2019 FEI Driving World Championships for Young Horses: Leslie Berndl (Lexington, Ky.) and Impressive, her six-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding View more information about the FEI Driving World Championships for Young Horses....

Call for Media Credential Applications: 2019 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 9, 2019, 12:50 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The 2019 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions will take place August 20-25, 2019, at the Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, Ill. Members of the media who would like to request credentials to cover the event should submit a completed application form by Monday, August 19, 2019. The 2019 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions will consist of the following 14 championship divisions: USEF Grand Prix Dressage National Championship USEF Intermediaire I Dressage National Championship...