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US Equestrian Names The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ The Netherlands

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 3, 2019, 4:15 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the following combinations to The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for the FEI Dressage Nations Cup The Netherlands from June 22-23 in Geesteren, the Netherlands. Debbie McDonald will serve as Chef d’Equipe for the U.S. team. The following combinations are representing The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for the FEI Dressage Nations Cup The Netherlands (in alphabetical order): Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, Fla.) and Danilo, Patricia...

NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team Headed to Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final After Claiming Bronze in Canada

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | Jun 3, 2019, 8:53 AM EST

Langley, Canada – The NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team earned a spot in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final with a bronze-medal finish in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Canada during the Langley Odlum Brown BC Open at Thunderbird Show Park on Sunday. Robert Ridland served as chef d’equipe of the U.S. team of Lucy Deslauriers, Eve Jobs, Jenni Martin McAllister, and Richard Spooner as they finished on a total of 12 faults. Richard Spooner and Quirado RC (Rebecca...

The Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team Takes Silver at Caledon Spring Jubilee CPEDI3*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 2, 2019, 11:29 AM EST

Ontario, Canada – The Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team of Mary Jordan, Alanna Flax-Clark, and Laurietta Oakleaf, led by Chef d’Equipe Regina Cristo earned a cumulative score of 183.275% after two days of competition, resulting in a second place finish behind Canada. Canada who narrowly bested the U.S., ended their team competition with a final score of 193.143% at the Caledon Spring Jubilee CPEDI3* on May 31-June 1. “I’m proud of how our riders persevered and...

Hoffman Jumps Clear For U.S. Show Jumping Development Team at FEI Nations Cup Lisbon CSIO3*

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | May 31, 2019, 9:03 PM EST

Lisbon, Portugal – The U.S. Show Jumping Development Team, led by Chef d’Equipe Anne Kursinski, finished ninth in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Lisbon CSIO3* in Lisbon, Portugal, having gained valuable experience. Zazou Hoffman (Santa Monica, Calif.) jumped a clean round as the anchor rider for the team on Samson II, Woodacres Stables LLC’s 15-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding, and placed third in the class individually. “Zazou was here last year on the Development...

US Equestrian Announces Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team for Caledon Spring Jubilee CPEDI3*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 30, 2019, 2:22 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named the following combinations to the Adequan U.S. Para Dressage Team for Caledon Spring Jubilee CPEDI3* taking place May 31-June 1 in Caledon, Ontario, Canada. Regina Cristo will serve as chef d’equipe for the U.S. team. Alanna Flax-Clark (Granada Hills, Calif.), Grade II, and El Paso, her 15-year-old NRPS gelding Mary Jordan (Wells, Maine), Grade V, and Rubicon 75, her 14-year-old Oldenburg gelding Laurietta Oakleaf (Ocala, Fla.), Grade II, and...

US Equestrian Announces Update to Short List for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games U.S. Dressage Team

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 30, 2019, 12:17 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced an update to the Short List for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games U.S. Dressage Team. Ashley Holzer (Wellington, Fla.) has withdrawn herself and Valentine, her nine year-old Hanoverian mare, from consideration for the Pan American Games. “After consulting with my team and [U.S. Dressage Technical Advisor and Chef d’Equipe] Debbie [McDonald], we feel it is in Valentine’s best interest to not push for the Pan American Games and...

US Equestrian Designates Maryland International CCI3*-S as Final Preparation Event for Lima 2019 Pan American Games U.S. Eventing Team

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 29, 2019, 4:03 PM EST

Lexington Ky. – US Equestrian has announced that the Maryland International CCI3*-S will serve as the final preparation event for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games U.S. Eventing Team, in accordance with the U.S. Eventing Team selection procedures . The competition is part of the Maryland International + Horse Trials taking place July 5-7 at The Highlands at Loch Moy Farm in Adamstown, Md. Running Friday, July 5, and Saturday, July 6, the Maryland International CCI3*-S is an opportunity for...

US Equestrian Announces Continued Partnership with Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Title Sponsor of National Pony Medal Championship

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 29, 2019, 10:30 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Inc. will continue as the title sponsor of the USEF National Pony Medal Championship at the USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm. Competition will be held August 6-11 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The Marshall & Sterling/USEF Pony Medal Championship finals will begin Sunday, August 11, at 7 a.m. “Marshall & Sterling’s...

USEF/USPEA Adds Two Para-Equestrian Dressage Centers of Excellence

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 28, 2019, 3:22 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) and the United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) are excited to announce the launch of two additional USEF/USPEA National Para-Equestrian Dressage Centers of Excellence (COE). The USEF Selection Committee carefully scrutinized the application and upheld the highest standards upon recommending the following facilities to be named with this prestigious COE title. HorseAbility's Mary Hummell with instructor Pam...

US Equestrian Announces U.S. Jumping Development Team for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Lisbon CSIO3*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 24, 2019, 3:59 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named the following athletes to U.S. Jumping Development Team from May 30-June 2 in Lisbon, Portugal. Anne Kursinski will serve as chef d’equipe for the U.S. team. The following athletes are representing the U.S. Jumping Development Team for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Lisbon CSIO3* (in alphabetical order): Taylor Alexander (Castle Rock, Colo.) Noel Fauntleroy (Manakin Sabot, Va.) Zazou Hoffman (Santa Monica, Calif.) Connor Husain (The Plains,...