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PFHA Grand National Championship Show Celebrates Paso Fino’s Athleticism and Heritage

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 19, 2021, 10:17 AM EST

Ocala, Fla. – The Paso Fino Horse Association's Grand National Championship Show kicks off on Monday, September 20, in Ocala, Fla. The Grand National delivers six days of world-class competition featuring the best Paso Fino horses in the nation. From September 20-25, professional, amateur, and youth riders will exhibit these unique, naturally gaited horses, all competing for the glory of the title of champion. These elite horses compete in a wide range of classes throughout the week,...

Collister Crowned Champion at USEF/NCEA Junior Hunter Seat Medal Final – Central

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 19, 2021, 9:47 AM EST

Wayne, Ill. – The United States Equestrian Federation/National Collegiate Equestrian Association Junior Hunter Seat Medal Final - Central welcomed 19 aspiring collegiate riders on Saturday, September 18, with Isabelle Collister (Lake Forest, Ill.) coming out on top. Isabelle Collister (Alison Hartwell Photography) Fourteen-year-old Collister rode Doreen MH, Kirsten Collister’s 2011 Holsteiner mare, to the win. Redemption was the name of the game for Collister and “Dory,”...

U.S. Eventing Achieves Historic Results at 2021 World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 18, 2021, 3:00 PM EST

Aachen, Germany – It was a historic week for U.S. Eventing as American athletes achieved their best results ever in the CCIO4*-S at CHIO Aachen. The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team of Will Coleman and Off The Record, Sydney Elliott and QC Diamantaire, Ariel Grald and Leamore Master Plan, and Tamie Smith and Mai Baum took second place in the FEI Eventing Nations Cup—the highest result by a U.S. team at the prestigious event. Additionally, Coleman and Off The Record, a 2009 Irish Sport...

US Equestrian Announces Publication of the 2022 USEF Eventing Dressage Tests

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 17, 2021, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky . – US Equestrian has announced the publication of the new 2022 USEF Eventing Dressage Tests for Beginner Novice through Advanced, effective December 1, 2021, through November 30, 2025. The tests are published on the USEA website and can be found here . The digital PDF versions of the judge’s copies of the tests will be available for purchase on the ShopUSEA website . The 2022 USEF Intermediate Test C, which is written for use in a 20x40 arena, may only be used for...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Clinches Victory in CHIO Aachen Mercedes-Benz Nations Cup CSIO5*

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 16, 2021, 9:54 PM EST

Aachen, Germany – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team earned the top podium position after a brilliant display of talent and poise under the lights in the iconic main stadium at the World Equestrian Festival Aachen CHIO. The team of Lucy Deslauriers, Laura Kraut, Brian Moggre, and Jessica Springsteen produced two solid rounds a piece to finish on a team total of four faults, besting Sweden who finished in second place with a total of eight faults. France rounded out the top three podium...

National Show Horse Finals Welcomes Top Competitors

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 15, 2021, 10:51 AM EST

Springfield, Ill. – The best National Show Horses from across the country are gathering in the heart of Illinois for the National Show Horse Finals. Hosted by the National Show Horse Registry (NSHR), a packed weekend of competition kicks off on Thursday, September 16, and runs through Saturday, September 18. The versatility and beauty of the National Show Horse will be proudly displayed throughout the weekend as judges Cary Bartz (Stillwater, Minn.), David Mikosz (Blufton, S.C.), and Mike...

Five Students Awarded USEF Higher Education Equestrian Scholarships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 15, 2021, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce the five recipients of the USEF Higher Education Equestrian Scholarships for graduating high school seniors. Created to support students who are committed to continuing their involvement in equestrian sport while in college through an equestrian-related degree, volunteerism, or internship; riding on an intercollege equestrian team; or other equestrian-related activity, the scholarship awards a $1,000 grant to each recipient to...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Announced for World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen Mercedes-Benz Jumping Nations Cup CSIO5*

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 14, 2021, 1:16 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athletes selected to represent the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team for the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen Mercedes-Benz Jumping Nations Cup CSIO5* hosted in Aachen, Germany from September 14, through Sunday, September 19, 2021. The Mercedes-Benz Jumping Nations Cup CSIO5* will take place on Thursday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. GMT+2/1:30 p.m. EST. The following athletes are listed in alphabetical order and have been selected to...

US Equestrian Announces USET Foundation and Land Rover Eventing Grant Recipients for 2021

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 14, 2021, 10:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian and the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation are pleased to announce the eventing athletes who have been selected to receive grants to assist in their travel to compete in the CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S in Aachen, Germany, Sept. 15-19, 2021, and the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ The Netherlands CCIO4*-L at Military Boekelo in Enschede, the Netherlands from October 7-10, 2021. USET Foundation Jacqueline B. Mars International Competition & Training...

Two Upcoming Webinars: Rule Change Updates from USEF Competition Task Force and USEF Amateur Task Force

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 13, 2021, 6:52 PM EST

USEF Competition Task Force: Rule Change Update Tuesday, September 21, at 5:30 p.m. ET US Equestrian President Tom O'Mara and CEO Bill Moroney will present the most up to date information on the proposed changes to the competition calendar structure for hunter/jumper competitions and rule changes. Panelists: Bill Moroney Tom O’ Mara Mark Coley REGISTER NOW USEF Amateur Task Force: Rule Change Update and Survey Results Wednesday, September 22, at 5:30 p.m. ET USEF Amateur Task Force...