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Takacs and Brighton Lead Large Regular Hunter Pony National Championship Presented by Charles Ancona; Brown and Sunshine Kid Sitting First in Small Green Hunter Pony National Championship on Day One of USEF Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 6, 2019, 4:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The 2019 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm (Pony Finals) is officially underway as competitors for the Large Regular Hunter Pony National Championship presented by Charles Anconaand the Small Green Hunter Pony National Championship completed the Model and Under Saddle phases at the Kentucky Horse Park today. Samantha Takacs and Brighton Lead Large Regular Hunter Pony National Championship presented by Charles Ancona at 2019 Pony Finals Samantha Takacs...

Terri Dolan to Join USEF as Director of National Breeds and Non-FEI Disciplines Sport Department

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 6, 2019, 3:27 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that on September 16, 2019, Terri Dolan will be joining our team as Director of National Breeds and Non-FEI Disciplines Sport Department. US Equestrian CEO Bill Moroney with Terri Dolan Photo: Andrea Evans/US Equestrian Terri will be bringing her extensive management experience from her 35-year career with the Marriott International Corporation to the position, as well as her knowledge of equestrian sport. “Terri’s...

2019 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm Ready to Begin at Kentucky Horse Park

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 5, 2019, 6:10 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The stage is set for the 2019 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. From August 6-11, over 800 ponies from across the country will compete with their youth riders in hunter, jumper, and equitation classes. The live stream on the USEF Network will cover all of the competition from the Walnut Ring and Alltech Arena. Over 800 ponies are at the Kentucky Horse Park for the 2019 USEF Pony Final presented by Collecting Gaits...

US Equestrian Accepting Applications for 2020 U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Team Selection Trials

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 5, 2019, 2:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is now accepting applications for consideration to participate in the 2020 U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Team Selection Trials. The selection trials will be held at William Woods University in Fulton, Mo., from December 6-7, 2019. A riders’ meeting/draw will be held the evening of Friday, December 6, and the selection trials will take place on Saturday, December 7, with a team announcement that evening. The World Cup is a bi-annual competition that...

U.S. Eventing Team Punches Ticket to Tokyo 2020 With Stellar Performances at Lima 2019

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 4, 2019, 10:03 PM EST

Lima, Peru – The U.S. Eventing Team concluded competition at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games capturing the team gold medal and securing their qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next summer on Sunday. The team finished on a collective score of 91.2, producing four double clear efforts in the final phase. Brazil earned the second Olympic qualification slot and ended on a 122.1 to collect team silver. Canada finished in third place with an overall score of 183.7, for bronze....

U.S. Sisters Sophie and Mimi Gochman Join Mexico’s Parada for Individual Golds in USHJA North American Show Jumping Championships at the Adequan® FEI North American Youth Championships, Presented by Gotham North

by Molly Sorge/Jump Media LLC | Aug 4, 2019, 9:45 PM EST

North Salem, N.Y. - Sophie and Mimi Gochman made their first appearance at the Adequan® FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) a truly memorable one as the sisters each claimed an individual gold medal in the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) North American Show Jumping Individual Championship. Sophie captured the title in the Young Rider division, while Mimi emerged victorious in the Junior division as the NAYC wrapped up at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY, on August...

Callie Jones and Annelise Klepper Capture Freestyle Gold at Adequan® FEI North American Youth Championships presented by Gotham North

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media LLC | Aug 4, 2019, 6:44 PM EST

Callie Jones and Don Philippo Photo: Meg McGuire Photography North Salem, N.Y. – Junior and Young Rider competitors performed their freestyle tests to music on the final day of the Adequan® FEI North American Youth Championships presented by Gotham North (NAYC) at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, N.Y. In the USDF North American Dressage Young Rider Freestyle Championship, Callie Jones and Don Philippo captured the gold medal. Annelise Klepper rode Happy Texas Moonlight to the gold medal...

U.S. Eventing Team Wins Pam Ams Gold, Qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 4, 2019, 1:15 PM EST

Lima, Peru - The U.S. Eventing Team has won the gold medal at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games on Sunday. As a result, U.S. Eventing has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Led by Chef d'Equipe Erik Duvander, the team of Boyd Martin (Cochranville, Pa.) and Tsetserleg (Windfall x Buddenbrock), an 11-year-old Trakhener gelding owned by Christine Turner; Doug Payne (Aiken, S.C.) and Starr Witness (Chello III x Veneur), an eight-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare owned by Payne, Laurie McRee...

U.S. Eventing Team Takes Commanding Lead After Cross-Country With Tokyo 2020 Qualification in Sight

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 3, 2019, 10:05 PM EST

Lima, Peru – After a defining day of cross-country, the U.S. Eventing Team maintained their overall first place position as they head into the final phase of jumping at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games on Saturday. Each of the four combinations completed the intricate course, with Lynn Symansky and Boyd Martin, producing the only two double clear efforts of the day. The U.S. Team currently sits on a team score of 91.2, while Brazil moved into second with an overall score of 117.7. Canada...

Jones Repeats Individual Gold in USDF North American Young Rider Individual Championship at Adequan® FEI North American Youth Championships presented by Gotham North

by Molly Sorge/Jump Media LLC | Aug 3, 2019, 2:44 PM EST

Photo: Meg McGuire Photography North Salem, N.Y. - Callie Jones made a triumphant return to the Adequan® FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC), presented by Gotham North, as she added a second consecutive gold medal in the United States Dressage Federation (USDF) North American Young Rider Individual Championship to her record on August 3 with a score of 72.647 percent. Vanessa Creech-Terauds of Canada claimed the silver medal, while Kayla Kadlubek of USDF Region 1 took the bronze....