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Five Students Awarded USEF Higher Education Equestrian Scholarship

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 16, 2022, 5:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce the five recipients of the USEF Higher Education Equestrian Scholarships for graduating high-school seniors. Created to support students who are committed to continuing their involvement in equestrian sport while in college through an equestrian-related degree, volunteerism, or internship; riding on an intercollege equestrian team; or other equestrian-related activity, the scholarship awards a $1,000 grant to each recipient to...

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Concludes Dressage in Third Place With Sights Set on Cross-Country Phase

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 16, 2022, 4:45 PM EST

Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy – The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team saw the final two team combinations, as well as individual pair, complete their dressage tests before the ground jury today at the 2022 FEI Eventing World Championship, finishing the day on a score of 76.6. Tamie Smith and Mai Baum, shined, earning a 24.0, with Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg TSF rounding out the day, earning a 26.2 from the panel. Ariel Grald and Leamore Master Plan produced a 32.5 to sit in 48 th place...

Coleman and Nicholson Lead Effort for Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team on First Day of Competition at Pratoni 2022

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 15, 2022, 4:50 PM EST

Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy – Will Coleman and Lauren Nicholson led the way for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team on the first day of dressage competition at the 2022 FEI Eventing World Championship hosted in Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy. Coleman piloted Off The Record to a solid score of 26.4 to start the team off strong ahead of Nicholson and Vermiculus , who earned a 27.1 from the ground jury, with both combinations sitting inside of the top ten at the conclusion of competition today, with...

Championship Season Is Underway for USEF National Breed and Discipline Affiliates

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 15, 2022, 3:00 PM EST

Summer is winding down, but some of the most exciting competitions of the 2022 horse show season are still ahead. Mark your calendar for these USEF affiliate national championships coming up this fall. Many of these events will be broadcast on USEF Network. Arabian & Half-Arabian Sport Horse National Championship Horse Show Sept. 12-17 Wilmington, Ohio Arabian, Half-Arabian, and Anglo-Arabian horses compete in a full slate of sport divisions, including carriage driving, dressage, Western...

US Equestrian Announces Formation of Hunter & Hunter/Jumping Seat Equitation Judging Task Force

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 15, 2022, 1:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian (USEF) announces it will form a USEF Hunter & Hunter/Jumping Seat Equitation Judging Task Force in the coming weeks to address member feedback received regarding judging in the hunter and hunter/jumping seat equitation disciplines, especially at the highest levels. Over the past several months, numerous members have contacted USEF leadership to provide input and express their concerns. Specific observations expressed have revealed the need to review several...

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Accepted at First Horse Inspection of 2022 FEI Eventing World Championships Pratoni

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 14, 2022, 5:01 PM EST

Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy – All five combinations of the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team were accepted by the ground jury of Christina Klingspor (SWE), Peter Gray (CAN), and Christian Steiner (AUT) at Centro Equestre Federale in Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy ahead of the start of the 2022 FEI Eventing World Championship. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Bobby Costello and set to begin competition tomorrow with the first day of dressage with the first two combinations and final three...

Solid Performances for U.S. Combinations at 2022 Longines FEI WBFSH Dressage World Breeding Championships for Young Horses

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 14, 2022, 3:00 PM EST

Jennifer Hoffmann and Mani’s Endeavor (Arnd Bronkhorst/arnd.nl) Ermelo, the Netherlands – Two combinations represented at the 2022 Longines FEI WBFSH Dressage World Breeding Championships for Young Horses in Ermelo, The Netherlands, from September 8-11. Jennifer Hoffmann and Mani’s Endeavor and Sabine Schut-Kery and Gorgeous Latino competed in the Six-Year-Old division, with U.S. Dressage Young Horse Coach Christine Traurig serving as Chef d’Equipe. “We went there...

Land Rover U.S. Driving Team Ready for 2022 FEI Driving World Championship for Single Horses

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 14, 2022, 11:10 AM EST

Le Pin-au-Haras, France – The Land Rover U.S. Driving Team finished the horse inspection and is set for the start of the 2022 FEI Driving World Championship for Single Horses hosted in Le Pin-au-Haras, France, from September 15-18, 2022. The U.S. contingent is led by Chef d’Equipe Dee Aldrich, Team Coach Suzy Stafford, and Team Leader Danielle Aamodt with Team Veterinarian Dr. Jon Furlong. The combinations have been busy with final preparations and are ready to compete on the world...

US Equestrian Announces Formation of Hunter & Hunter/Jumper Seat Equitation Judging Task Force

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 14, 2022, 9:30 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian (USEF) announces it will form a USEF Hunter & Hunter/Jumping Seat Equitation Judging Task Force in the coming weeks to address member feedback received regarding judging in the hunter and hunter/jumping seat equitation disciplines, especially at the highest levels. Over the past several months, numerous members have contacted USEF leadership to provide input and express their concerns. Specific observations expressed have revealed the need to review several...

Misdee Wrigley Miller Withdraws from 2022 FEI Driving World Championship for Four-in-Hand Horses

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 13, 2022, 1:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Misdee Wrigley Miller (Lakewood Ranch, Fla.) has notified US Equestrian that she will unfortunately be unable to participate in the 2022 FEI Driving World Championship for Four-in-Hand Horses due to untimely personal health concerns and based on the recommendation from her physician. The 2022 FEI Driving World Championships for Four-in-Hand horses will take place from September 21-25, 2022, in Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy. As a result of Miller’s withdrawal, Chester...