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All Clear Except the Skies at First Horse Inspection at The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International

by Edited press release from Classic Communications/US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 16, 2019, 5:56 PM EST

Fair Hill, Md. - Fair Hill International celebrates 31 years of eventing this weekend with the start of The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event (FHI). Held at the picturesque Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area in Fair Hill, Md., the historic fall event draws top riders from across the country to contest The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI3*-L and CCI4*-L Eventing National Championships. In addition, the USEF Young Rider Eventing National Championship and USEF Young Horse Eventing...

New Champions Crowned at IFSHA World and Grand National Championship

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 16, 2019, 3:41 PM EST

Springfield, Ohio – The International Friesian Show Horse Association (IFSHA) welcomed an impressive number of horses to the 2019 World and Grand National Championship Horse Show from October 2-6 in Springfield, Ohio. The Champions Center Expo set the stage as some of the most elite Friesians in the United States vied for world championship titles. With high numbers of entries in a multitude of classes, this turnout also created ample opportunity for the Friesian community to make...

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Tests New Olympic Format at FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ The Netherlands

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Oct 14, 2019, 7:32 PM EST

Enschede, the Netherlands – Tamie Smith and Mai Baum were the highest placed combination of the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ The Netherlands hosted at the Military Boekelo CCIO4*-L in Enschede, the Netherlands, earning a final score of 31.9 for 11th place out of a competitive field of 97 starters. The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team, comprised of Tamie Smith, Liz Halliday-Sharp, Jennie Brannigan and reserve Matt Flynn, was led under the guidance of...

US Equestrian and Haygain Launch New Partnership

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 14, 2019, 2:43 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is proud to announce a valuable new partnership with Haygain, a leading science-driven horse health company, focused primarily on respiratory and musculoskeletal health. The partnership, which will provide products and support for US Equestrian’s High Performance Teams, will also benefit members through the Member Perks program , with specified discounts on Haygain products. Research on reducing equine respiratory risks at the Royal Agricultural...

Garden State Combined Driving Event Crowns Five USEF Combined Driving National Champions

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | Oct 14, 2019, 11:10 AM EST

Allentown, N.J. – Five national championships and five amazing stories of success were found at the Garden State CDE, held on October 11-13 at The Horse Park of New Jersey. In 2018, the inaugural preliminary combined driving national championships were held at the Garden State CDE, but this year, the intermediate championship divisions joined the lineup. A total of 17 combinations competed for titles in two intermediate and three preliminary divisions for national honors. The intermediate...

Emma Fletcher Rides Away with the Win in the Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final at the 2019 Pennsylvania National Horse Show

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Oct 14, 2019, 9:45 AM EST

Harrisburg, Pa. – After a year of qualifying, 239 riders entered the New Holland Arena at the 2019 Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) vying for top honors in the Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final. It was 17-year-old Emma Fletcher aboard Bournedale who accomplished that goal. Emma Fletcher celebrates her Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final win (©Al Cook- www.alcookphoto.com ) “This [win] just means everything to me,” Fletcher said. “Growing up...

Emma Catherine Reichow Wins Gold in the 2019 Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper Individual Championships at the 74th Pennsylvania National Horse Show

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Oct 12, 2019, 9:55 PM EST

Harrisburg, Pa. - A quiet intensity came over the New Holland Arena as Emma Catherine Reichow and Forever Alve entered the ring in the final individual phase of the 2019 Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championships at the 74 th Pennsylvania National Horse Show on Saturday. After a perfect final round, Reichow now adds the 2019 Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Champion to her résumé. Emma Catherine Reichow and Forever Alve (©Al Cook- www.alcookphoto.com )...

Zone 2 Wins the Neue Schule/USEF Prix des States Team Championship at the 74th Pennsylvania National Horse Show

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Oct 12, 2019, 1:02 AM EST

Harrisburg, PA – In a historic win, United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Zone 2 took home its 13th team gold in the 2019 Neue Schule/USEF Prix des States Team Championship, part of the Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championships, at the 74th Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pa. on Friday. Mimi Gochman and Street Hassle BH (©Al Cook- www.alcookphoto.com ) Winning an unprecedented 13th time in the Neue...

US Equestrian to Reconvene MPA Panel Following Reports of Equine Fatalities

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 11, 2019, 12:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky . - As a result of a number of recently reported equine fatalities associated with the use of Medroxyprogesterone (MPA), US Equestrian will reconvene its MPA Panel to further analyze the use of this substance in horses competing at USEF-licensed competitions. This latest information on equine fatalities associated with the use of MPA underscores the need for the MPA Panel to meet and review the critical information about this substance in order to provide our members with the...

It's Almost Time for the Greatest Morgan Show of the Year

by Edited press release from the American Morgan Horse Association | Oct 11, 2019, 9:06 AM EST

Shelburne, Vt. – The American Morgan Horse Association (AMHA) is set to host the 2019 Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show® . The annual Grand National competition is shaping up to be another monumental event in this show's long history. More than 900 of the world's finest Morgan horses from across the United States and Canada will meet in Oklahoma City, Okla., from October 12-19 for a chance at a piece of more than $250,000 in prize money. Since 1973,...