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US Equestrian Offers Health Insurance Benefits to Members and Discounted Membership Fee

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 7, 2020, 12:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Earlier this year, US Equestrian launched a new health insurance benefits program for members, including options for medical, dental, vision, life, disability, business, pet, and more. These benefits are accessible to all competing members and paid-fan members. In an effort to provide emergency relief, US Equestrian is offering a discounted fan membership now through June 1. Members with a free promotional fan membership can upgrade, and new members can join, for just $20...

Revisions to the U.S. Center for SafeSport Code

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 7, 2020, 9:27 AM EST

The U.S. Center for SafeSport has released revisions to its SafeSport Code, effective as of April 1, 2020. You can find changes to the 2020 SafeSport Code in the Noteworthy Revisions section of the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s website. Click here to access . As an additional resource, the U.S. Center for SafeSport has also released a podcast episode outlining the revisions to the 2020 SafeSport Code. Click here to listen . You can find the SafeSport Code and additional resources on the U.S....

US Equestrian Extending Submission Period for Expressions of Interest for Endurance Recognized Affiliate

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 27, 2020, 12:01 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - Due to the unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the extreme disruption to business this has caused, US Equestrian (USEF) is extending the deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest (EOI) from those organizations interested in being considered for designation as a USEF Recognized Affiliate for the international discipline of Endurance. Through its announcement released Monday, March 16 2020, USEF opened the submission period which was originally established...

US Equestrian and WDAA Announce New Partnership for WDAA Military Veteran Members

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 27, 2020, 9:28 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian and the Western Dressage Association of America (WDAA) are pleased to announce a new partnership providing free USEF Fan Memberships to all military veteran members of WDAA. All new WDAA members will continue to receive a free USEF Fan Membership, active for one year, but WDAA military veterans are now eligible to redeem the free fan membership annually. “US Equestrian is honored to be able to provide benefits to these brave servicemen and servicewomen....

USEF Update on COVID-19: Suspension Extended

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 25, 2020, 1:30 PM EST

Dear USEF Members and Competition Organizers (Licensees and Managers), We are all anxious for equestrian sport to start up again and for our families and friends to return to their normal lives pre-COVID-19 Pandemic. We also understand the financial pain that this is having on so many in our industry. We, too, at USEF are feeling that pain. However, we are not through this yet. The pandemic continues to cause unprecedented impact throughout the world. The Las Vegas World Cup Finals were...

Official US Equestrian Statement on Postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 24, 2020, 4:15 PM EST

Dear USEF Members, We received official confirmation today from the IOC and Organizing Committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games that in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic both organizations have jointly decided to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to 2021. Prioritizing the safety and health of athletes, staff, and spectators is paramount during this challenging time, and we applaud and support their difficult decision. The postponement of the Olympic...

US Equestrian Seeks Applications for U.S. Driving Technical Advisor Position

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 24, 2020, 12:10 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is actively seeking applications for the position of U.S. Driving Technical Advisor, overseeing the development and implementation of new initiatives to further build and advance the sport of driving in the United States. This individual will operate as part of the core driving team staff, primarily focused on the expansion of the USEF Driving Pathway Programs and encouragement of participation in the sport, while delivering support for sustained performance...

Application Deadline Reminders for 2020 FEI World Championships for Para Driving, Four-in-Hands, and Single Horses

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 17, 2020, 2:37 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian announces that applications are now open and available online for the 2020 Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Driving World Championships for Para Driving, Four-in-Hands, and Single Horses. Athlete and pony/horse combinations wishing to be considered for these events must submit an online application via the Athlete Dashboard with the appropriate fee. All selection procedures are published on the USA Driving page. Application deadlines...

USEF Update on COVID-19: Presidential Modification and Resources

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 17, 2020, 12:15 PM EST

Dear USEF Members, The COVID-19 Pandemic has created significant challenges the world over and USEF greatly appreciates those of you who have chosen not to compete in accordance with our statement issued on March 13, 2020 . USEF extends our thanks to you for joining us in our community-wide effort to responsibly address the COVID-19 virus outbreak. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide our members and competition organizers with updates every 10-14 days, or sooner if...

US Equestrian and USET Foundation Mourn Loss of Patrick “Packy” McGaughan

by US Equestrian Communications Department/USET Foundation | Mar 14, 2020, 10:58 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian and the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Patrick “Packy” McGaughan. McGaughan was a beloved member of the eventing community, devoting his life to the sport as a competitor and trainer. He passed away unexpectedly on March 12, 2020 at the age of 56. Margaret Kaiser/USEA Archives Photo McGaughan was destined to become a fixture in U.S. Eventing. Like many aspiring young equestrians, he competed in...