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Two USEF Advanced Combined Driving National Championships Underway at Live Oak International

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Mar 6, 2019, 7:27 PM EST

Ocala, Fla. - Combined driving athletes have flocked to Ocala, Florida this week for their chance at a USEF Combined Driving National Championship title. Live Oak International, March 6-10, features the USEF Advanced Four-in-Hand Combined Driving National Championship for the fourth consecutive year and welcomes the USEF Advanced Pairs Combined Driving National Championship. Chester Weber (Photo by Andrea Evans/US Equestrian) The USEF Advanced Four-in-Hand Championship serves as a reunion for...

US Equestrian Jumping Sport Committee Approves 1.15m Height for 2019 Talent Search Finals

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 4, 2019, 10:23 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The US Equestrian Jumping Sport Committee has approved modifications to the 2019 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals based on recommendations from the Talent Search Task Force. As a result of an assessment of the 2018 Talent Search Finals – East and West and feedback collected from key constituents, the following changes are in effect beginning in 2019: Finals fence height 1.15m (previously 1.20m) A trot fence, not to exceed .90, may be...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Wins Gold at FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO4* Wellington

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | Mar 3, 2019, 12:12 AM EST

Wellington, Fla. – The NetJets ® U.S. Jumping Team claimed gold following an exciting jump-off conclusion to the $150,000 FEI Jumping Nations Cup TM CSIO4* Wellington on Saturday, March 2, at the 2019 Winter Equestrian Festival. Photo by: Jump Media LLC In his senior Nations Cup debut, Wilton Porter (Wellington, Fla.) and his mount Caletto Cabana, a 12-year-old Holsteiner gelding owned by Sleepy P Ranch LLC, delivered a double-clear performance to lead the U.S. team of Beezie Madden...

News Flash: NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Claims Gold at FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO4* Wellington

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | Mar 2, 2019, 9:49 PM EST

Wellington, Fla. - The NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team of Beezie Madden, Wilton Porter, Adrienne Sternlicht, and McLain Ward claim the gold medal at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO4* Wellington. Led by Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland, the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team finished on eight faults and took the gold in a jump-off against Ireland. More news and photos to follow. The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF...

US Equestrian Seeks Managing Director of Eventing

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 1, 2019, 3:41 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian seeks a highly effective leader with an astute and excellent understanding of FEI and international equestrian sport to fill the position of Managing Director of Eventing. This position will work hand-in-hand with the Eventing Performance Director to prepare and lead the U.S. Eventing Team for Olympic Games and World Championships, while also overseeing the development of emerging talent through identifiable pathways to ensure sustainable success for the...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team on Form for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO4* Wellington

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 1, 2019, 3:10 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team is primed for the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO4* Wellington on Saturday, March 2. Hosted at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Fla., competition kicks off under the stadium lights at 7:00 p.m. ET. Led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, the U.S. team of Beezie Madden, Wilton Porter, Adrienne Sternlicht, and McLain Ward will jump sixth in the order of nine teams. Meet the Team Elena Lusenti Beezie...

64th Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Culminates a Week of Fun and Cold Weather!

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show | Mar 1, 2019, 10:02 AM EST

The 64 th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show wrapped up last week at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Ariz. As one of the largest horse shows on North American soil for Arabian and Half-Arabian/Anglo-Arabian horses, the event boasted over 2,200 horses from 15 countries and 48 states. Despite the historically unprecedented cold and rainy weather for the area, over 200 staff and volunteers worked to put on this premier event for the nearly 6,000 spectators in attendance. The 11-day horse show served as...

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

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 1, 2019, 9:10 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named the following combinations to The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team and the U.S. CDIO-U25 Team for the FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ USA. Team competition will occur from March 13-14 during the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival 10. The jog will take place on March 12 and competition will get underway on March 13 as newly appointed Chef d’Equipe and Technical Advisor Debbie McDonald leads the U.S. contingent on home soil. US Equestrian has...

USEF Network and Equestrian Sport Productions Announce Live Streaming Partnership

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 27, 2019, 3:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian and Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) are pleased to announce their partnership designating the USEF Network as the exclusive live streaming platform for ESP events for the remainder of the 2019 season at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center and the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF). Events streamed on the USEF Network will be free to watch for US Equestrian competing and fan members. Free fan member sign-up and promotional codes will...

Frequently Asked Questions: U.S. Center for SafeSport Training

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 27, 2019, 9:30 AM EST

Lexington, KY – The US Equestrian Federation (USEF) announced a rule change on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 requiring that effective January 1, 2019 all USEF members 18-years-old and older, with a Competing Membership, must complete SafeSport Training in order to be eligible to participate in USEF activities, including competitions. To provide further guidance, below are a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the new rule change. Please note, there are three modules to the training...