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CEO Update: Cancellation of Kentucky Summer Classic Horse Show and USEF Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 2, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Last night, US Equestrian and Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the last day of the Kentucky Summer Classic Horse Show and the USEF Pony Finals competition. This decision was not made lightly, but we had to move quickly and decisively in response to circumstances involving multiple COVID-19 positive cases that were reported to competition management within a 24-hour period. While this is understandably a very disappointing decision for the many...

Kentucky Horse Shows LLC and USEF Notice of Competition Cancellations of Kentucky Summer Classic and USEF Pony Finals

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 1, 2020, 5:12 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - We have been notified today that two more individuals have tested positive for COVID-19, after attending the Kentucky Summer Classic, for a total of four reported cases. US Equestrian and Kentucky Horse Shows prioritize the safety of our members, participants, support teams, staff and their families. To mitigate the risk of spread of the virus, USEF and the competition organizer together have made the decision to cancel the Kentucky Summer Classic effective at the end of...

CEO Update: Use of Face Masks/Coverings and Pandemic-Related Requirements

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 29, 2020, 10:57 AM EST

Dear USEF Members and Competition Organizers (Licensees and Managers), We are nearly two full months into a return to competition. While we are all grateful for the opportunity to enjoy competing again, the challenges and risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic remain part of our daily lives. Governors are beginning to pull back or even reverse reopening initiatives in several states as positivity rates are increasing. We truly appreciate the diligence and cooperation of participants and...

US Equestrian & United States Equestrian Team Foundation Join Olympic & Paralympic National Governing Bodies “Giving Games” Fundraising Effort Aimed to Support U.S. Athletes

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 24, 2020, 9:46 AM EST

Shannon Brinkman Photo Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian and the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation have announced their joint participation in a collaborative and creative fundraising campaign launched by Olympic & Paralympic National Governing Bodies (NGB) titled the Giving Games. The Giving Games’ ultimate goal is to support and sustain U.S. athletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games, which have been postponed to the summer of 2021. U.S. athletes rely heavily on...

Pennsylvania National and Washington International Horse Shows Announce Venue and Date Decisions

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 23, 2020, 12:40 PM EST

The Board of Directors and show management teams of the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) and Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), presented by MARS Equestrian, are pleased to announce their venue and dates for 2020. The PNHS and WIHS are committed to providing a safe environment for competitors, families, and staff in the face of the ongoing pandemic, while still meeting the requirements of sponsors and competition schedules. Due to COVID-19 restrictions in place in Harrisburg,...

Applications Open August 3 for Adequan® USEF Futures Team Challenge

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 23, 2020, 10:36 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Applications for the 2020 Adequan® USEF Futures Team Challenge are open beginning on August 3. The Futures Team Challenge, part of USEF’s Eventing Pathway Program, was established in 2019 to prepare future senior team athletes by providing an opportunity to experience competing as part of a team and working with the U.S. team coaches. All eventing athletes are invited to apply. The competitions will take place as part of the Plantation Field International...

Update on Media Attendance at 2020 USEF Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 23, 2020, 9:16 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm will take place August 3-9, 2020, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The 2020 event will feature the USEF Hunter Pony Championships, Marshall & Sterling/USEF Pony Medal Finals, and USEF Pony Jumper Championships. Due to current Kentucky COVID guidelines , outside media and photographers are not permitted to attend horse shows. The communications teams of US Equestrian and Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC will...

USRider® Announces Enhanced Services to Assist Equestrians on the Road

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 20, 2020, 1:23 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – With horse shows and travel opportunities reopening for the summer of 2020, many equestrians are dusting off their trailers and planning trips. Safety is always the top priority when hauling horses, and horse owners can take advantage of the peace of mind that comes with access to USRider’s roadside assistance services with a discounted membership through US Equestrian’s MemberPerks program. USRider provides 24/7 nationwide emergency roadside assistance and...

Brown and KT Lansini Claim Overall Grand Champion 3'6" at Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter National Championship – West Coast

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 19, 2020, 9:32 PM EST

Petaluma, Calif. – The 2020 Adequan ® /USEF Junior Hunter National Championship – West Coast concluded on Sunday, July 19, with Cameron Brown and KT Lansini claiming the Overall Grand Championship in the 3’6’’ section with a total score of 213.67 points. Emily Steckler and Wonderland earned the Overall Grand Championship in the 3’3’’ section with a total score of 197.83 points. Overall Grand Champion 3’6” Overall Grand Champion...

US Equestrian Approves Horse & Pony Measurement Rule Modification for 2020

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 17, 2020, 4:00 PM EST

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has approved additional modifications to USEF rules in accordance with a resolution approved by the Board of Directors to address issues related to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. These latest modifications extend the validity of all temporary horse and pony measurement cards issued in 2019 through the end of the 2020 competition year. A summary of these most recent modifications is listed below, and the full content of each rule modification...