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Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Hosts 11 Days of Competition for Versatile Arabian Horse Breed

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 10, 2021, 1:00 PM EST

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Known as the largest horse show in the world, the 66 th annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is set to begin on Thursday, February 11, and runs through Sunday, February 21. The USEF Network will livestream two sessions from the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show on Friday, February 12, and Saturday, February 13, thanks to US Equestrian’s media partnership with Horse & Country TV . Photo by Osteen Schatzberg This 11-day competition is set to showcase the beauty and...

Selection Memo Available for 2022 FEI Endurance World Championship

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 8, 2021, 11:59 AM EST

Lexington, Ky . – US Equestrian has published a selection memo for the 2022 FEI Endurance World Championship with helpful information for potential applicants. In December 2020, the FEI Board considered a series of key decisions on allocation, cancellation, and reopening of bids for FEI Championships. The FEI Board agreed to allocate the 2022 FEI Endurance World Championship to Isola della Scala in Verona, Italy. Following this decision, the USEF Endurance Sport Committee produced a...

US Equestrian and eVet Announce Joint Partnership to Include Member Perks Benefits

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 5, 2021, 12:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the launch of a new sponsorship with eVet, a cloud-based, mobile-friendly data storage platform offering secure access to equine medical records, including vaccination records, Coggins, veterinary records, microchip numbers, and more. Now formally recognized as the official digital vaccination partner of US Equestrian, this collaboration will give US Equestrian members access to eVet’s digital services for all of their horse and...

Honor Hill Farms Announced as Presenting Sponsor of 2021 USEF Pony Finals

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 3, 2021, 1:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to welcome Honor Hill Farms as the presenting sponsor of the 2021 USEF Pony Finals, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park August 9-15. As one of America’s most prestigious events for ponies and their riders, Pony Finals draws youth equestrians and their families from across the country for a week of fun, camaraderie, and competition. “I am committed to providing these children an exceptional experience each year, especially...

Host Locations for 2021 Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Announced

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 2, 2021, 5:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian has announced the inaugural host locations for the 2021 Adequan/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge, the newly evolved format of the former North American Youth Championships (NAYC). The Adequan/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge offers opportunities for eventing athletes ages 14-25 to gain valuable experience in a team competition environment representing their respective United States Eventing Association (USEA) Areas at the FEI CCI 1/2/3* levels. The...

Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian™ Cancels This Year’s Five Star Event

by Equestrian Events, Inc. | Feb 2, 2021, 12:15 PM EST

Lexington, Kentucky – February 2, 2021 – The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian™ (LRK3DE) will not hold its famed Five Star three-day event this year, previously scheduled for April 22-25. The Kentucky CSI3* Invitational Grand Prix presented by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute and other events are being explored to be held over that weekend but without spectators. “We have been working with US Equestrian, the Kentucky Horse Park, and state...

US Equestrian and NTRA Advantage Equine Discounts Announce Winner of the John Deere “Share How You Care” Contest

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 2, 2021, 10:09 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Mary Coldren is a lifelong equestrian and a dedicated eventing volunteer at Maryland’s Fair Hill International. Now, thanks to NTRA Advantage Equine Discounts, Coldren is also the owner of a new John Deere TS Gator TM as the winner of NTRA Advantage’s “Share How You Care” Contest. NTRA Advantage Equine Discounts asked US Equestrian members to nominate someone who has had a positive impact through horses and equestrian sports. Entrants submitted a...

Strong Foundations and Bright Futures: 9 Things We Learned from the 2021 USEF Horsemastership Series

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 2, 2021, 8:21 AM EST

Wellington, Fla. – Inside leg to outside rein. A straight line from elbow to bit. Weight in your heels, open shoulders, and eyes up. Participants in the USEF Horsemastership Training Session in Wellington, Fla., heard many of these bedrock equestrian principles during their three days of instruction with Olympians Anne Kursinski, Beezie Madden, and McLain Ward. It was a reminder that while these accomplished athletes have ample wisdom to impart on the finer points of succeeding in elite...

Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team Starts the Season with Success at AGDF

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 1, 2021, 10:38 AM EST

Roxanne Trunnell and Dolton. Photo: SusanJStickle.com Wellington, Fla. – The Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team kicked off the 2021 competition season with the first CPEDI 3* of the year at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF). The U.S. team members for this competition were Sydney Collier (Ann Arbor, Mich.) riding All In One, Rebecca Hart (Loxahatchee, Fla.) riding Fortune 500, Kate Shoemaker (Wellington, Fla.) riding Solitaer 40, and Roxanne Trunnell (Wellington, Fla.)...

Three USEF Preliminary Combined Driving National Champions Crowned at Grand Oaks CDE

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 31, 2021, 5:54 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Competitors in the USEF Preliminary Combined Driving National Championships displayed their skill at the Grand Oaks Combined Driving Event (CDE). Barbara Sims, Phillip Odden, and Raymond Helmuth took home national championship titles in their respective divisions after delivering top performances at the Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Fla. USEF Preliminary Single Pony Combined Driving National Championship Barbara Sims, USEF Preliminary Single Pony Combined Driving...