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US Equestrian Announces Athletes Invited to the 2021 Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 Assessment Sessions

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 11, 2020, 9:50 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the list of athletes who have been invited to the 2021 Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 Assessment Sessions. The USEF Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 Program offers athletes 25 years of age and under access to coaching and instruction, high intensity training sessions, and continued mentorship to further support the development of the Eventing Pathway. The Eventing Performance Advisory Team (PAT) reviewed applications and invited 24 athletes to...

Update to COVID-19 Action Plan for USEF-Licensed Competitions Regarding Quarantine Following Virus Exposure

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 8, 2020, 6:04 PM EST

US Equestrian remains committed to efforts that mitigate the risk of COVID-19 virus transmission and keep our members and competition participants as safe as possible. To remain aligned with public health authorities in these efforts, we have updated the USEF COVID-19 Action Plan for USEF-Licensed Competitions to reflect the most recent CDC guidance related to quarantine protocols following COVID-19 exposure. Exposure is considered close contact with a COVID-19-infected individual (exhibiting...

Key Dates for the 2021 FEI Senior World, FEI Young Rider World, and FEI Pan American Endurance Championships

by USEF Endurance | Dec 8, 2020, 8:54 AM EST

The following application deadlines have been announced for the 2021 FEI Senior World, FEI Young Rider World, and FEI Pan American Endurance Championships. 2021 FEI SENIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Application Opening Date: Opened 1 st September 2020 Early Application Deadline: 12 th February 2021 Late Application Deadline: 17 th March 2021 The 2021 FEI Senior World Championships will be held on May 22, 2021 in San Rossore, ITA. Additional information for these Championships can be found here . The...

US Equestrian Announces Complete Schedule for Virtual 2021 USEF Annual Meeting

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 4, 2020, 10:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to share the complete schedule for the USEF Annual Meeting, which will be held virtually from January 13-17, 2021. The virtual format and the meeting being free for all members will allow a larger amount of participants in the event. Members are invited to attend special presentations given by the Member Services Council, National Breeds & Disciplines Council, and International Disciplines Council throughout the week to learn more about results from...

US Equestrian Announces Continued Partnership with RIDE TV for 2021

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 3, 2020, 1:48 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - RIDE TV, a 24-hour television network dedicated to equestrian sports, culture, and lifestyle, will continue as an Official Media Partner of US Equestrian in 2021. RIDE TV brings viewers original programming and equestrian sports coverage via cable and satellite, as well as through its online streaming and on-demand video channel, RIDE TV GO. “RIDE TV is so excited to be renewing our wonderful partnership with USEF,” says Amanda Devan, Director of Marketing and...

Helmet Research Fundraising Hits Milestone … Research will Begin

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 3, 2020, 12:00 PM EST

Through the collaborative and generous commitments of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA), the U.S. Eventing Association (USEA), and a major matching grant from Jacqueline Mars, more than $425,000 has been committed in just a few short months to further the safety of equestrian athletes across all breeds and disciplines. The USET Foundation has provided their enthusiastic endorsement of the program via education and awareness with their...

US Equestrian Announces Addition of 2020 Green Pony Hunter Section to 2021 USEF Pony Hunter National Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 2, 2020, 4:03 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the addition of a 2020 Green Pony Hunter section to the competition schedule of the 2021 USEF Pony Hunter National Championships to be hosted in Lexington, Ky. at the Kentucky Horse Park from August 9-15, 2021. The Ad Hoc Selections Group of the USEF Board approved the addition on December 2, 2020. TaylerBicandi/US Equestrian The 2020 Green Pony Hunter section will be split into Small/Medium/Large sections and awards will be presented for each...

Pandemic-Related Reminder and Thank You from US Equestrian CEO

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 30, 2020, 12:00 PM EST

Dear USEF Members, As this very challenging year is winding to a close, we are looking optimistically ahead to the new competition year, a widely available vaccine and the effects of the pandemic beginning to subside. We greatly appreciate the equestrian community’s efforts and commitment to keep the competition environment operating and as safe as possible. We congratulate and applaud each of you for remaining committed and adhering to the USEF COVID-19 Action Plan. Your efforts have...

Live Interactive Series: Competitions and Conversations with USEF President-elect, Tom O’Mara and CEO, Bill Moroney

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 30, 2020, 10:22 AM EST

Dear USEF Members, USEF has been reviewing the feedback received from our members since our announcement on November 11th of the withdrawal of two USEF events from the 12-week Ocala Winter Spectacular schedule published by the World Equestrian Center (WEC). We appreciate the many viewpoints and acknowledge there is work to be done. We understand our members’ desire to have more accessible, cost effective, and quality competition opportunities. We also have heard the many questions about...

US Equestrian Announces 2021 USEF Eventing High Performance Winter Training Lists

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 25, 2020, 3:50 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the USEF Eventing High Performance Elite, Pre-Elite, and Development Training Lists for the winter of 2021. The training lists are part of U.S. Performance Director Erik Duvander’s U.S. Eventing Pathway Program, focused on developing combinations to deliver sustainable success for the USEF Eventing Program at the international championship level. Full program details and criteria for the training lists are available here . “Having...