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US Equestrian Announces New Appointees to International Disciplines Council and Endurance Sport Committee

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 13, 2019, 10:02 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) has announced the approval of the appointment of Jan Stevens (Ashland, Mont.) to the International Disciplines Council (IDC), and Cheryl Newman (Candler, N.C.), Natalie Muzzio (Clifton, Va.), Lisanne Dorion (Williston, Fla.), Meg Sleeper (Frenchtown, N.J.), and Carolyn Hock (Riverside, Calif.) to the Endurance Sport Committee (ESC). These appointments will remain in place until, or if, a new endurance affiliate is approved by the US Equestrian Board...

The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team Seeks Strong Start in FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ USA

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 12, 2019, 5:31 PM EST

Wellington, Fla. - The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team will make their 2019 FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ debut in front of a home crowd when the FEI Dressage Nations Cup USA gets underway on Wednesday, March 13, in Wellington, Fla. In addition, the U.S. will compete in the CDIO-U25 Nations Cup, running alongside the FEI Dressage Nations Cup USA on Wednesday. Newly appointed Technical Advisor and Chef d’Equipe Debbie McDonald will lead The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team of Jennifer...

Weber and Wilson Win USEF Advanced Combined Driving National Championships in Cones Finale at Live Oak International

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Mar 10, 2019, 7:47 PM EST

Ocala, Fla. - Two USEF Combined Driving National Championships concluded Sunday at Live Oak International with the culminating cones phase determining the national titles. Chester Weber secured a record 16th USEF Advanced Four-in-Hand Combined Driving National Championship title, and Steve Wilson won the USEF Advanced Pairs Combined Driving National Championship for the fourth time. Chester Weber wins 16th Four-in-Hand National Championship (Erin Gilmore Photography) Weber (Ocala, Fla.), the...

US Equestrian Introduces Informal Team Challenge at the Live Oak International

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 10, 2019, 7:45 PM EST

Team Holding Gold took first place (Photo by Andrea Evans/US Equestrian) Ocala, Fla. – As part of the U.S. Developing Athlete Program and Elite Athlete Program for Combined Driving, US Equestrian (USEF) introduced an informal team competition this week at the Live Oak International. Overseen by the Driving Sport Committee, the Team Challenge offers USEF Pathway Program athletes or team applicants the opportunity to gain valuable experience in team competition format, including team...

Marathon Day Keeps Weber and Wilson on Top of USEF Combined Driving National Championships at Live Oak International

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Mar 9, 2019, 6:20 PM EST

Ocala, Fla. - Live Oak International provided a picturesque backdrop for an exhilarating marathon day for the two USEF Advanced Combined Driving National Championships. Chester Weber and Steve Wilson positioned themselves as leaders of the Advanced Four-in-Hand and the Advanced Pairs National Championships, respectively. Chester Weber with Amadeus, Hendrik, First Edition, and Gouveneur (Photo by Pics of You) Weber (Ocala, Fla.) had a dominating performance across all seven hazards with his team...

Personal Best Scores Propel Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team to Commanding Win Over Canada in AGDF 9 CPEDI3*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 9, 2019, 5:14 PM EST

Wellington, Fla. – The Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team ended the winter season with a dominant win over their Canadian opponents in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) 9 CPEDI3* on March 8-9. Led by Chef d’Equipe Michel Assouline, the team of David Botana, Rebecca Hart, Kate Shoemaker, and Roxanne Trunnell earned a cumulative score of 441.488, largely part to career high scores. As a result, their effort led to an all-time high team score for the U.S. Canada ended with...

Weber and Miller Drive to the Lead after Dressage in USEF Combined Driving National Championships at Live Oak International

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Mar 7, 2019, 7:06 PM EST

Ocala, Fla. - One step closer to a 16 th USEF national championship title after Thursday’s dressage, Chester Weber currently leads the USEF Advanced Four-in-Hand Combined Driving National Championship, while James Miller tops the USEF Advanced Pairs Combined Driving National Championship at the Live Oak International. Chester Weber with Armaeus, Boris W, First Edition, and Gouveneur (Photo by Pics of You) Weber (Ocala, Fla.) sits first with his team of Armaeus, his 14-year-old Dutch...

Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team Continues Season with AGDF Week 9 CPEDI3*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 7, 2019, 4:52 PM EST

Wellington, Fla. – The Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team returns to competition this week when they go head-to-head against Canada in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) Week 9 CPEDI3*, running March 8-10 at the AGDF show-grounds. Chef d’Equipe Michel Assouline will lead the three FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 medalists Rebecca Hart, Kate Shoemaker, and Roxanne Trunnell, along with David Botana, who will compete in his first team event, as they...

US Equestrian Continues Partnership With PulseVet as Official Shock Wave Supplier

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 7, 2019, 11:12 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) is pleased to continue the partnership with Pulse Veterinary Technologies, LLC, also known as PulseVet , as the Official Shock Wave Supplier of US Equestrian. “PulseVet has a standout reputation for quality, innovation, and thorough research, and we are proud to continue this partnership,” said US Equestrian CEO Bill Moroney. “US Equestrian is pleased to be associated with a company that supports...

US Equestrian Announces Inaugural Endurance National Championships at the 2019 North American Endurance Championship

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 7, 2019, 9:06 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce that it will host its inaugural Endurance National Championships at the 2019 North American Endurance Championship, held from November 14-16, 2019, at the Broxton Bridge Plantation in Ehrhardt, S.C. Hosted by Central Florida Horse Shows, top U.S. endurance combinations will vie for USEF National Champion and Reserve National Champion honors at the CEI1*/CEIYJ1* and CEI2*/CEIYJ2* levels. The 2019 North American Endurance...