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Combinations Selected to Represent Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team at Perrigo CPEDI3* presented by Adequan® and Nutrena

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 12, 2021, 6:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations selected to compete as part of the Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team at the Perrigo CPEDI3* presented by Adequan® and Nutrena hosted at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Fla., from March 12-14. This will be the second CPEDI3* of the season for the team, which will be led by Chef d’Equipe Michel Assouline. The following pairs will represent the Adequan U.S. Para...

US Equestrian Driving News – March 2021

by US Equestrian Driving | Mar 12, 2021, 1:00 PM EST

Driving Sport Committee News US Equestrian welcomes the following new members to the Driving Sport Committee which oversees the FEI Non-Olympic discipline of Combined Driving at USEF: Anna Koopman, a PATH-certified instructor as well as active driver. John Porter, an FEI Driving Steward and Organizer. Steve Wilson, a four-time Advanced Pair horse National Champion and two-time US Team driver. Additionally, USEF President Thomas O’Mara requested letters of motivation from Driving Sport...

US Equestrian Announces The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ CDIO3* USA and FEI Nations Cup CDIO-U25

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 11, 2021, 3:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the combinations selected to represent The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team at the FEI Dressage Nations Cup CDIO3* USA and the FEI Nations Cup CDIO-U25 hosted at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) in Wellington, Fla. from March 17-20. The FEI Dressage Nations Cup CDIO3* USA will serve as the first team outing of the 2021 competition season for The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team. The following combinations will represent The...

US Equestrian Now Accepting Bids to Host the 2022-2024 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 11, 2021, 8:50 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is now accepting bids to host the U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions in 2022, 2023, and 2024. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 23, 2021. Beginning in 2022, Festival of Champions will include the /USEF Para Dressage National Championship. Additionally, the USEF Young Horse Dressage National Championships will include a division for 7-year-old horses for the first time in 2022. In total, the U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions includes 16...

US Equestrian Welcomes Perrigo as Title Sponsor of U.S. Para Dressage Competitions

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 10, 2021, 8:45 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce Perrigo Company plc as the new title sponsor of all U.S. CPEDI para dressage competitions in 2021 and 2022. The first of these competitions is the Perrigo CPEDI 3*, which will take place from March 12-14, 2021 at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Fla., followed by the Perrigo Tryon Summer Dressage CPEDI hosted from June 17-20 in Mill Spring, N.C. “We’re proud to sponsor the Perrigo/U.S. Para Dressage...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Tops Podium in FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 6, 2021, 12:35 AM EST

Wellington, Fla. – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team bested the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4* hosted at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Fla., topping a field of seven other international teams to capture their first win of the 2021 season. Finishing on a final two-round score of just a single fault, the team edged out Ireland, who completed the evening with a total of four faults for second place, and Brazil, who finished on a final score of 14 for third...

News Flash: NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Wins FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 5, 2021, 9:15 PM EST

Wellington, Fla. - The NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team secured top honors at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4* at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Fla. in their first team outing of the 2021 season. The team, led by Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland, featured two strong rounds from Jessica Springsteen (Colts Neck, N.J.) aboard Don Juan van de Donkhoeve, a 15-year-old Belgian Warmblood stallion owned by Stone Hill Farm; Bliss Heers (Las Vegas, N.V.) and...

EHV-1 Outbreak Informational Webinar for Members

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 5, 2021, 9:30 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - USEF will host a member webinar on Monday, March 8 at 5:00 p.m. ET providing updates on the impacts of the case of EHV-1 (neurological) reported in Ocala, Fla. This case is similar in nature, but unrelated to the neurological strain of EHV-1 impacting Valencia (ESP) and other European countries. The webinar will focus on providing information and educational resources on EHV-1, as well as answer member questions and provide insight on how to most successfully prepare for a...

Update: Confirmed Case of EHV-1 Reported in Ocala, Fla.

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 3, 2021, 3:15 PM EST

A case of EHV-1 (neurological) has been reported in Ocala, Fla., similar in nature, but unrelated to the neurological strain of EHV-1 impacting Valencia (ESP) and other European countries. The horse was not shipped from Europe and was not on showgrounds at the onset of symptoms. USEF is working closely with the Florida Department of Agriculture and state authorities who are completing contact tracing and identifying the potential source of the virus exposure. The affected horse is in isolation...

US Equestrian Expands Eligibility for $1,000 Higher Education Equestrian Scholarships for High School Seniors

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 3, 2021, 10:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that it has expanded the eligibility requirements for the Higher Education Equestrian Scholarship , which provides five $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors committed to continuing their involvement in equestrian sport while in college. US Equestrian is now accepting applications for the scholarship. Applicants must be active US Equestrian competing or fan members preparing to enter any college or university full-time...