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Important USEF Combined Driving Rule Changes

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 8, 2022, 9:30 AM EST

USEF rule changes occur in four different ways: Clarifications, Extraordinary rule changes, Standard changes, and adopting FEI rule changes. Clarifications and Extraordinary changes can happen at various points throughout the year – as they are necessary and time-sensitive modifications to the current rules. However, Standard changes and adopting FEI rules only happen once a year, just before the new season begins. Check out the new or upcoming rule changes for Combined Driving :...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Announced for BMO Jumping Nations Cup Spruce Meadows CSIO5*

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 6, 2022, 4:45 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athletes selected to represent the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team in the BMO Jumping Nations Cup Spruce Meadows CSIO5* hosted in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, from September 7-11, 2022, during the venue’s Masters’ week. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland. The following athletes have been selected to represent the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team and are listed in alphabetical order. Nicholas Dello Joio...

Nominations for 2022 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award and Pegasus Medal of Honor Due October 19

by | Sep 6, 2022, 11:34 AM EST

Nominations are now being accepted for the USEF Lifetime Achievement Award and Pegasus Medal of Honor. Any current US Equestrian (USEF) member interested in submitting a nomination to US Equestrian must do so by Wednesday, October 19. The recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be acknowledged at the 2022 Pegasus Awards, to be held at the 2023 USEF Annual Meeting in January. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the horseman or woman whose lifetime experience and accomplishments in...

Alliston and Ebay Win 2022 USEF Advanced Horse Trials National Championship Title

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 6, 2022, 10:50 AM EST

Kalispell, Mont. – The $60,000 Adequan® USEA Advanced Final came to an exciting conclusion on Saturday at the United States Eventing Association (USEA) American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC) at Rebecca Farm. The Advanced division also served as the USEF Advanced Horse Trials National Championship, and Helen Alliston and Ebay earned the national champion title as well as the legendary Jack Le Goff Trophy. Helen Alliston and Ebay (Shannon Brinkman Photo)...

Horse Health Requirements Worldwide Rollout

by FEI Communications Department | Sep 1, 2022, 4:00 PM EST

In accordance with the FEI Veterinary Regulations , as of January 1, 2022 all Horses competing at all FEI Events worldwide must fulfil the Horse Health Requirements via the FEI HorseApp . The Horse Health Requirements were devised and implemented in response to the severe EHV-1 outbreak in mainland Europe last year, and are vital for the health and welfare of horses at FEI Events by providing an important biosecurity system to reduce the risk of an outbreak of an infectious disease. Sanctions...

US Equestrian Announces Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Netherlands CCIO4*-L

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 1, 2022, 1:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the four combinations selected to represent the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Netherlands CCIO4*-L hosted in Enschede, Netherlands at the Military Boekelo-Enschede from October 5-9, 2022. The following combinations have been named to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team and are listed in alphabetical order. James Alliston (San Ramon, Calif.) and Nemesis , a 2014 Canadian Warmblood gelding owned by Alliston...

USEF Accepting Nominations for Board of Director Position

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 1, 2022, 9:06 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the position of Vice-President through Friday, September 30. Nominations may be submitted to [email protected] by USEF Senior Active members. In order to be eligible for nomination, the individual must be a Senior Active Member in Good Standing who has served on the Board of Directors within the preceding six years. Good Standing requires the satisfactory completion of a USEF background...

Leslie Berndl and Kareltje Win Silver at 2022 FEI Driving World Championship for Young Horses

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 31, 2022, 12:00 PM EST

Leslie Berndl and Kareltje. ©Krisztina Horváth/Hoefnet.com Szilvásvárad, Hungary – U.S. athlete Leslie Berndl (Lexington, Ky.) became the first American driver to medal at the FEI Driving World Championship for Young Horses last week when she drove Kareltje, a KWPN gelding owned by Toorpapa Driving Team, to a silver-medal finish in the 7-year-old division. The competition was held at Állami Ménesgazdaság, the state stud farm in...

Final National Champion Titles Awarded at 2022 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 29, 2022, 10:00 AM EST

Wayne, Ill. – The six remaining national championship divisions concluded on Sunday at the 2022 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions. A week full of seasoned competitors as well as up-and-coming talent made for an exciting, high-caliber event. USEF Children Dressage National Championship Autumn Vavrick and Dante (SusanJStickle.com) Twelve USEF Children Dressage National Championship combinations began the competition in the Grand Prix Arena by riding the second of two tests to determine...

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Completes Successful Mandatory Outing at MARS Great Meadow International Ahead of FEI Eventing World Championships

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 28, 2022, 10:00 PM EST

The Plains, Va. – The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Squad along with alternate and reserve combinations completed their mandatory outing this weekend at MARS Great Meadow International as their final prep event before September’s 2022 FEI Eventing World Championships in Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy. Tamie Smith and Mai Baum. ©Leslie Potter/US Equestrian All five members of the squad, along with the eight reserve and alternate combinations completed the CCI4*-S at MARS GMI. Team...