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Kent Farrington and Greya Earn Fourth Place Overall for U.S. Jumping to Conclude 2024 FEI Jumping World Cup Final

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Dept. | Apr 20, 2024, 3:09 PM

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Kent Farrington and Greya jumped to a fourth place overall finish this week at the 2024 FEI Jumping World Cup Final, ultimately concluding the week with ten total faults after four rounds of elite international jumping. The pair finished behind Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) and King Edward, who secured their second consecutive FEI Jumping World Cup Final title, Julien Epaillard (FRA) and Dubai du Cedre, Peder Fredricson (SWE) and Catch Me Not S. Farrington (Wellington,...

US Equestrian Announces Perrigo U.S. Para Dressage Team for Fontainebleau CPEDI3*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 19, 2024, 5:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations selected to represent the Perrigo U.S. Para Dressage Team at the Le Printemps des Sports Équestres CPEDI3* in Fontainebleau, France, from April 22-24. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Michel Assouline. The following athlete-and-horse combinations are listed in alphabetical order: Rebecca Hart (Loxahatchee, Fla.) and Floratina , a 2008 Hanoverian mare (Fidertanz x Rubina) owned by...

Anna Marek & Fayvel Finish Ninth Overall in FEI Dressage World Cup Final Grand Prix Freestyle

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 19, 2024, 4:06 PM

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Anna Marek and Fayvel were the highest-placed U.S. combination at the end of the final day of dressage competition at the 2024 FEI Dressage World Cup Final, earning a 74.518 percent in the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle for ninth place. Ben Ebeling and Indeed earned 13th with a 72.511 percent, while Kevin Kohmann and Duenensee took 14th with a 72.364 percent. Anna Marek and Fayvel (Dirk Caremans) Marek (Dunnellon, Fla.) and Fayvel, a 2010 KPWN gelding owned by Cynthia...

US Equestrian Names Combinations for 2024 U.S. Dressage European Young Rider and U25 Tours

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 18, 2024, 4:44 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations that have been selected to the U.S. Dressage European Young Rider Tour and U.S. Dressage European U25 Tour. The athletes will be led by George Williams, the USEF Dressage High Performance Pathway Development Advisor and Youth Coach. The following athlete-and-horse combinations have been selected for the U.S. Dressage European Young Rider Tour and are listed in alphabetical order: Alicia Berger...

Katydid CDE Set to Host 2024 USEF Combined Driving National Championships for Advanced Single Horses

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 18, 2024, 2:00 PM

Mill Spring, N.C. – A field of eight combinations will vie for the USEF Combined Driving National Championships for Advanced Single Horses at the Katydid Combined Driving Event (CDE). Running from April 18-21 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center, the U.S. driving athletes will pilot their horses through the driven dressage, marathon, and cones phases as they compete for a national championship title. Jennifer Thompson and Funnominial CG, 2023 USEF Combined Driving National...

Adequan® Continues Partnership with US Equestrian

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 18, 2024, 10:00 AM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that American Regent Animal Health, makers of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), will continue as the Official Joint Therapy Product of US Equestrian, an Official Supplier of the U.S. Equestrian Teams, and the title sponsor of the Adequan USEF Para Dressage National Championships and the Adequan/USEF Para Dressage Athlete of Honors program. For more than 30 years, Adequan has supported horses and riders at all levels....

U.S. Jumping Athletes Hold Three of Top 12 Placings Following FEI Jumping World Cup Final Round I; U.S. Dressage Looks to FEI Grand Prix Freestyle on Friday in Riyadh

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 17, 2024, 8:00 PM

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Three U.S. Jumping athletes have secured top-12 placings in the standings following Round I of the FEI Jumping World Cup Final competition, setting up for an exciting Round II to get underway tomorrow. Kent Farrington, Skylar Wireman, and Jill Humphrey all finished without faults to hold prime positioning looking ahead to the remainder of the week. Kent Farrington and Toulayna (Helen Cruden) Aboard Toulayna, Farrington (Wellington, Fla.) made quick work of the 1.60m...

US Equestrian and Roeckl Agree to Renewed Sponsorship

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 17, 2024, 3:40 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian and Munich-based glove specialist Roeckl Sports are extending their partnership for another season to jointly foster national and international amateur sports competition in equestrian sports in the United States. Roeckl will continue as Official Glove Supplier of US Equestrian for the 2024 season. US Equestrian members are invited to take advantage of an exclusive MemberPerk deal with Roeckl offered through Toklat . Purchase two pairs of Roeckl Gloves at...

In Memoriam: Frances "Fran" Steinwedell

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 16, 2024, 5:01 PM

Frances "Fran" Steinwedell Lexington, Ky. - A revered equestrian whose impact was felt throughout the show jumping community, Frances “Fran” Blunt Steinwedell passed away on April 8, 2024. A founding member of the American Grand Prix Association (AGA), Steinwedell served on various boards, including the Pacific Coast Horse Shows Association (PCHA) and the United States Equestrian Team (USET). Following her incredible career, Fran was inducted into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame in...

U.S. Dressage and Jumping Athletes Pass First Inspections at FEI World Cup™ Finals Riyadh With Competition Set to Get Underway Wednesday

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 16, 2024, 5:00 PM

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – The three U.S. dressage athletes and five U.S. jumping athletes have all passed their respective horse inspections and are ready to begin competition at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with the official kick-off of competition tomorrow, April 17. Competition will continue through Saturday, April 20. Anna Marek and Fayvel schooling at the FEI World Cup Finals (Dirk Caremans) The U.S. dressage contingent of Ben Ebeling...