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RealResponse Adds US Equestrian As Strategic Partner Program Launching as a State-of-the-Art Safe, Secure Reporting Program To Assist Members Reporting Violations of the USEF SafeSport Policy

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 14, 2022, 12:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - RealResponse, (@RealResponseHQ), the award-winning safe and secure feedback, monitoring and anonymous reporting platform for athletic teams and organizations, today announced a strategic partnership with US Equestrian, further expanding its reach across the Olympic and Paralympic sport landscape. This new platform will provide members with the opportunity to report concerns to USEF about emotional and physical abuse as well as violations of the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention...

Mimi Gochman Selected to Represent United States at FEI Youth Equestrian Games 2022 in Aachen, Germany

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 9, 2022, 2:15 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the selection of Mimi Gochman (New York, N.Y.) as the U.S. representative for the FEI Youth Equestrian Games 2022. The FEI Youth Equestrian Games 2022 will be held in Aachen, Germany, during the prestigious CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival from June 24-July 3, 2022. Athletes from 30 nations across six continents will compete on borrowed horses in team and individual competitions. Gochman will compete on the North American Team...

Combined Driving Athlete Pathway Program Updates

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 8, 2022, 12:00 PM EST

Emerging Driver Program Grants The Emerging Driver Program approved two grants to facilities for hosting beginner driver clinics. The Colorado Driving Society welcomed nine drivers to an educational clinic in May, and Sara Schmitt Dressage will be inviting new drivers to attend their September event in New Jersey. US Equestrian and the Driving Sport Committee are pleased to support these efforts to introduce new drivers to our exciting sport! Any trainers/coaches, clubs, facilities, or groups...

2022 FEI Combined Driving World Championship News

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 8, 2022, 12:00 PM EST

Driving Selectors Announced The Selection Committee for the 2022 FEI Driving World Championship for Single Horses and the FEI Driving World Championship for Four-in-Hand Horses includes: Marc Johnson, Chair Ellen Epstein Nifty Hamilton Mary Phelps Gary Yeager This group brings a diverse wealth of experience and knowledge to the table. Selections are reviewed by the Driving Sport Committee (sans any conflicted individuals) before being approved by an Ad Hoc of the USEF Board of Directors. Watch...

US Equestrian Announces 2022-2024 USEF/NCEA Junior Hunter Seat Medal Finals Venue Locations

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 6, 2022, 1:26 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the host locations for the 2022-2024 USEF/National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) Junior Hunter Seat Medal Finals for the East, Central, and West regions. This program seeks to introduce riders to the NCEA’s format of hunter/jumping seat equitation collegiate riding and is an expansion of the NCEA’s existing Junior Hunt Seat Medal program. USEF/NCEA Junior Hunter Seat Medal Finals – East: October 22, 2022...

Weber Wins His 19th USEF Combined Driving National Championship for Advanced Four-in-Hand Horses

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 5, 2022, 8:00 PM EST

Goshen, Ky. – Chester Weber (Ocala, Fla.) completed the Advanced Four-in-Hand Horses division at the Kentucky Classic CDE this weekend, and in doing so, won his 19 th USEF National Championship title in the division. The Kentucky Classic was held at Steve Wilson and Laura Lee Brown’s picturesque Hermitage Farm, and included divisions for all levels of horses, ponies, and drivers, alongside the Advanced Four-in-Hand National Championship. Chester Weber at the 2022 USEF Combined...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Takes Fifth in FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Canada CSIO5*

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 5, 2022, 7:46 PM EST

Langley, British Columbia – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team challenged the rain to finish fifth in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Canada CSIO5*. Team Ireland finished in first place on a final score off five with Mexico taking the silver medal position on 13 faults, and Australia following in third on 22 faults. The team was led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, which saw Karl Cook, Ailish Cunniffe, Kent Farrington, and Hunter Holloway start second in the order of six...

U.S. Jumping Team Concludes European Tour with Sixth Place Finish in FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Madrid CSIO3*

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 5, 2022, 2:29 PM EST

Madrid, Spain – The U.S. Jumping Team concluded a two-week tour of Europe with a sixth-place finish in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Madrid CSIO3*, finishing the event with a final overall score of 16 faults. The team was led by Chef d’Equipe Anne Kursinski over the course of their two-week stay, with their first appearance coming at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Portugal last week before traveling to Madrid to contest the competition this week at the Club de Campo Villa Madrid...

2022 USEF Combined Driving National Championship for Advanced Four-in-Hand Horses Is Underway in Kentucky

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 2, 2022, 6:00 PM EST

Chester Weber, shown here in 2021, will look to defend his title at the 2022 USEF Combined Driving National Championship for Advanced Four-in-Hand Horses. ©Taylor Pence/US Equestrian Goshen, Ky. – The reigning national champion will defend his title this weekend at the 2022 USEF Combined Driving National Championship for Advanced Four-in-Hand Horses. Chester Weber has won an astonishing 18 four-in-hand national titles in the sport. He'll look to make it 19 at this year’s...

US Equestrian Now Accepting Grant Applications for Licensed Official Development

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 2, 2022, 2:52 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications for licensed official development grants. Applicants must be active USEF competing members and a USEF licensed official or have an active licensed official application. Grants are intended to reduce financial barriers for USEF or U.S. FEI officials to complete application requirements related to a new license application or a license promotion. Individuals can apply for grants in one of two categories –...