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Salvino and Cannon Creek Claim 2022 Titles at SmartPak/USEF Horse of the Year Awards

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 14, 2023, 10:50 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that Salvino, Betsy Juliano LLC’s 2007 Hanoverian stallion, was voted the 2022 International Horse of the Year and Cannon Creek, the Wheeler family’s 2011 Holsteiner gelding, was voted the 2022 National Horse of the Year by the USEF membership. Salvino and Cannon Creek were honored during the SmartPak/USEF Horse of the Year Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 14. International Horse of the Year Salvino, 2022 USEF...

US Equestrian Focuses on Working Together for Our Future in 2023

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 13, 2023, 10:39 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian President Tom O’Mara and CEO Bill Moroney spoke during the General Session presentation to members and staff on January 13 th at the US Equestrian Annual Meeting. They looked back at progress made by US Equestrian in 2022 and laid out three priorities for 2023 with the theme of Working Together for Our Future. “Each year, we take this time to review our progress from the prior year, reassess where we stand, and establish the key goals and strategies...

Adrienne Lyle and Hunt Tosh Named 2022 USEF Equestrians of the Year

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 12, 2023, 11:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian congratulates 2022 International Equestrian of the Year Adrienne Lyle and 2022 National Equestrian of the Year Hunt Tosh. Lyle and Tosh were nominated as Equestrians of Honor and selected by US Equestrian member voting in December. Both Equestrians of the Year were honored at the 2023 Pegasus Awards Dinner at the USEF Annual Meeting in Lexington, Ky., on Jan. 12. Adrienne Lyle. ©Matt Turer/US Equestrian International Equestrian of the Year –...

US Equestrian Congratulates 2022 Endurance Award Winners

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 11, 2023, 1:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the top endurance athletes from the 2022 competition season. Cheryl Van Deusen (New Smyrna Beach, Fla.) will receive the Maggy Price Endurance Excellence Award as the top U.S senior endurance rider. Avery Betz-Conway (Kingsland, Ga.) will receive the Brunges Junior/Young Rider Trophy as the top U.S. junior or young rider. Cheryl Van Deusen and Tru Beau Sardi. ©Becky Pearman Photography Van Deusen has maintained an exceptional...

Amendment to 2023 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final Qualification

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 10, 2023, 12:20 PM EST

Lexington, Ky.— In response to a request from members of the hunter seat equitation community, which is supported by the USEF National Hunter Committee and USHJA, effective immediately the state of Rhode Island has been moved from Group 5 to Group 4 in the 2023 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final qualification state point chart. This reduces the number of points that a resident of Rhode Island must obtain to qualify to compete in the Final from 50 to 41 points. Learn more about...

US Equestrian Announces Official USEF Network Partnership with ClipMyHorse.TV

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 10, 2023, 9:30 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. — US Equestrian is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with ClipMyHorse.TV (CMH.TV) to host the USEF Network on the CMH.TV platform. As the Official USEF Network Partner, CMH.TV will expand the reach of the USEF Network and provide an improved viewer experience for USEF Network events, including the extensive USEF Learning Center library, with easily searchable content and accessibility to view clipped rides. The new USEF Network powered by CMH.TV experience is...

Bid Process Opens for 2024-2026 FEI North American Youth Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 4, 2023, 11:06 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The national federations of the FEI North American Youth Championships are pleased to announce they are now accepting applications to host the 2024, 2025, and 2026 FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for Dressage and Jumping, in addition to a National Eventing Team Championship for Juniors and Young Riders. US Equestrian and the organizing committee National Federation must receive applications before 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, for consideration. 2022...

Adequan® Celebrates a Successful 2022 Season as Sponsor of U.S. Para Dressage and Official Joint Therapy Product of US Equestrian

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 21, 2022, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - American Regent Animal Health, maker of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), continued its longtime support of US Equestrian this year. Adequan® i.m. remains the Official Joint Therapy of US Equestrian and title sponsor of the USEF Para Dressage National Championship and the U.S. Para Dressage Team. For more than 30 years, Adequan® i.m. has supported horses and riders at all levels. The Adequan U.S. Para Dressage Team epitomizes the dedication required to...

Vote Now for 2022 USEF Horse of the Year and Equestrian of the Year Awards

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 20, 2022, 2:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the 2022 Horse of the Year and Equestrian of the Year nominees. The International and National Equestrians of the Year will be announced at the 2022 Pegasus Awards Dinner on Thursday, January 12, and the International and National Horses of the Year will be announced at the 2022 SmartPak/USEF Horse of the Year Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 14, at the 2023 US Equestrian Annual Meeting in Lexington, Ky. Horses of Honor and...

Proposed Amendments to Bylaws Will Be Considered by the USEF Board of Directors at the 2023 Annual Meeting

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 20, 2022, 1:58 PM EST

In an effort to ensure best governance practices and Bylaw amendments to the USOPC bylaws, the USEF Governance Committee has made recommended amendments to the USEF Bylaws. The proposed amendments to the USEF Bylaws will be considered by the USEF Board of Directors following a 21-day consultation period during which time we will receive, review, and consider feedback. The draft can be found on the “About Us” page at www.usef.org . VIEW USEF PROPOSED BYLAW AMENDMENTS All Senior...