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Collecting Gaits Farm Returns as Presenting Sponsor of USEF Pony Finals

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 18, 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce that Collecting Gaits Farm will return as the presenting sponsor of USEF Pony Finals. In 2015, Collecting Gaits Farm, located in Atlanta, Ga., and owned by Jeff and Shereen Fuqua, first began its support as presenting sponsor of this historic and highly anticipated competition. The 2019 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm is set to return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., August 6-11. This prominent...

Top U.S. Vaulters Set to Compete at 2019 FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final in Saumur

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 18, 2019, 8:20 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The U.S. vaulting contingent of Daniel Janes, Kristian Roberts, and Haley Smith have arrived at the École Nationale d’Équitation in Saumur, France, for the 2019 FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final. Chef d’Equipe Jennifer Arntsen will lead the American vaulters as they vie for gold in the Individual Male Final and the Pas de Deux Final from April 18-20. FEI Vaulting World Cup Final - Individual Male Kristian Roberts (Moss Beach, Calif.) will make...

Time To Ride Launches 2019 Pilot Program - Applications Now Being Accepted

by Time to Ride | Apr 16, 2019, 3:00 PM EST

Washington, DC – Time To Ride ® , a program of the American Horse Council’s Marketing Alliance, is now accepting applications for its 2019 pilot program. The new Time To Ride program is designed to introduce school-age children to horseback riding and horse care in a safe, welcoming environment. The goal is to familiarize school-age children with horses through an initial series of lessons that include basic horse care as well as riding. Equine facilities and instructors must...

U.S. Center for SafeSport Updates Code Effective April 15, 2019

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 16, 2019, 2:23 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - On Monday, April 15, changes and updates to the U.S. Center for SafeSport's Code went into effect. Compliance with all changes to the SafeSport Code are effective immediately. The updated SafeSport Code can be found here . All US Equestrian members and staff are required to abide by the SafeSport Code and the USEF Safe Sport Policy . For questions on changes to the U.S. Center for SafeSport's Code, contact Dennis Evans or Michael Henry at the U.S. Center for SafeSport....

Countdown Underway to 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Las Vegas: One Year Until the World’s Top Jumping and Dressage Athletes Return to The Entertainment Capital of the World

by Classic Communications | Apr 16, 2019, 11:19 AM EST

Las Vegas, Nevada – April 15, 2019 — The countdown to the 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Las Vegas has begun! The world’s best jumping and dressage athletes will return to the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, April 15-19, 2020, to vie for the prestigious titles of Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ and FEI Dressage World Cup™ Champions. Starting April 15, 2019, e xclusive All-Session ticket offers have become available, so get ready to order your tickets...

Keeler and Whaley Clinch USEF Advanced Pony Combined Driving National Championships at Southern Pines CDE

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 14, 2019, 9:52 PM EST

Raeford, N.C. – The USEF Advanced Pony Combined Driving National Championships concluded on Sunday with the cones phase at the Southern Pines Combined Driving Event (CDE). Two new national champions were crowned after strong performances against stiff competition. Jennifer Keeler and Amazing Grace (Picsofyou.com) USEF Advanced Single Pony Combined Driving National Championship Jennifer Keeler (Paris, Ky.) and Amazing Grace won their second consecutive title on Sunday. Recapping the the...

Keeler and Whaley Lead After Marathon Phase of USEF Advanced Pony Combined Driving National Championships

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 13, 2019, 9:11 PM EST

Raeford, N.C. – The exciting marathon phase took place Saturday at the Southern Pines Combined Driving Event (CDE) with the USEF Advanced Pony Combined Driving National Championships competitors moving one step closer to earning a title. The marathon course proved influential to the overall standings heading into Sunday’s cones phase. Jennifer Keeler and Amazing Grace (Picsofyou.com) USEF Advanced Single Pony Combined Driving National Championship Defending champions Jennifer Keeler...

Chapman, Whaley, and O’Brien Take Early Leads in USEF Advanced Pony Combined Driving National Championships

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 12, 2019, 9:11 PM EST

Barbara Chapman and Maduro (Picsofyou.com) Raeford, N.C. – Competition for the USEF Advanced Pony Combined Driving National Championships began Friday at the Southern Pines Combined Driving Event (CDE). Driving athletes and their ponies performed their dressage tests in rainy weather to kick off their chances at one of three national champion titles. USEF Advanced Single Pony Combined Driving National Championship Barbara Chapman drove Maduro into the early lead in the single pony...

USEF Advanced Pony Combined Driving National Championship Titles on the Line at Southern Pines CDE

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 11, 2019, 6:00 PM EST

Raeford, N.C. – Three advanced pony combined driving national championship titles are up for grabs at the Southern Pines Combined Driving Event (CDE) running April 12-14. With the competition serving as one of the selection trials for the 2019 FEI World Driving Championships for Ponies, the driving athletes aim to display a strong performance while vying for national championship honors. Jennifer Keeler and Amazing Grace, the 2018 USEF Advanced Single Pony Combined Driving National...

USET Foundation Supports US Equestrian High-Performance Programs with Spring Soirée

by United Stated Equestrian Team Foundation | Apr 10, 2019, 8:07 AM EST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA – April 8, 2019 – The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation announced today it will host a fundraising event at the beautiful Pomponio Ranch in Rancho Santa Fe, California on Friday, April 26, 2019. Dubbed the Spring Soirée, the evening fundraiser will benefit the US Equestrian High Performance programs and give attendees the opportunity to bid on unique silent and live auction items and experiences. Purchase tickets here . The USET Foundation...