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Six Days of World-Class Competition Ahead at PFHA Grand National Championship Show

by Ashley Swift, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 15, 2019, 8:45 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The 2019 Paso Fino Horse Association's (PFHA) Grand National Championship Show kicks off on Monday, September 16, at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Ga. The Grand National delivers six days of world-class competition featuring the best Paso Fino horses in the nation. From September 16-21, professional, amateur, and youth riders will exhibit these unique, naturally gaited horses, all competing for the glory of winning the title of champion. Last year, the...

Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team Tops Tryon Fall 2 FEI CPEDI3* Team Competition

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 14, 2019, 9:59 PM EST

Tryon, N.C. – The Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team secured first place in the team portion of the Tryon Fall 2 FEI CPEDI3* on an impressive team score of 439.585 to take the win over Canada, who finished on a collective score of 416.079. The team, comprised of Sydney Collier, Rebecca Hart, Kate Shoemaker, and Roxanne Trunnell, performed consistently across the different Grade tests to help solidify their admirable win. Andrea Evans/US Equestrian Chef d’Equipe Michel Assouline...

Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championship and Tryon Fall 2 FEI CPEDI3* Set to Begin at Tryon International Equestrian Center

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 13, 2019, 8:55 AM EST

Mill Spring, N.C . – The Adequan ® /USEF Para Dressage National Championship and Tryon Fall 2 FEI CPEDI3* begins today at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) and will continue through Sunday, September 15, crowning a new Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage CPEDI3* National Champion at the conclusion of competition. The Adequan ® /USEF Para Dressage National Championship will see more than 20 combinations, including FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) medalists Rebecca Hart, Kate...

Arabian and Half-Arabian Horses Put Best Foot Forward at AHA Sport Horse Nationals

by Ashley Swift, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 12, 2019, 8:51 AM EST

Crete, Ill. - The Arabian Horse Association (AHA) hosted some of the most impressive Arabian sport horses in the U.S. and Canada at the 17 th annual Sport Horse National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show from September 2-7 at Balmoral Park in Crete. Hundreds of Arabian horses competed across an array of sport horse divisions, including dressage, hunters, jumping, Western dressage, and under-saddle and halter classes. The horses were presented to a panel of judges as they sought...

National Show Horse Finals Welcomes Top U.S. Competitors for Prestigious National Championship

by Ashley Swift, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 11, 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The best National Show Horses across the country are gathering in the heart of Illinois at the Illinois State Fairgrounds for the 14 th annual National Show Horse Finals. Hosted by the National Show Horse Registry (NSHR), a packed weekend of competition kicks off tomorrow, Sept. 12, and runs through Sept. 14. The versatility and beauty of the National Show Horse will be proudly displayed throughout the weekend as judges Ann Judd (Lutz, Fla.), Martha Rattner (Georgetown,...

Carly Weilminster to Join US Equestrian as Director of Communications & Public Relations

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 10, 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Carly Weilminster (Ellicott City, MD) to fill the role of Director of Communications & Public Relations, bringing a comprehensive understanding of communications, marketing, and public relations to US Equestrian and a proven track record in the equestrian sport arena. She will be based in the Lexington office. “Carly is a strong addition to the US Equestrian Marketing, Communications and Content Team....

Beezie Madden and Darry Lou Win $3 Million CP ‘International’ Grand Prix, Presented by Rolex at 2019 Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ CSIO5*

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | Sep 8, 2019, 6:37 PM EST

Calgary, AB, Canada – In a stunning performance, Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.) rode Abigail Wexner’s Darry Lou, a 2008 Dutch Warmblood stallion, to win the largest prize money show jumping class in the world, the $3 Million CP ‘International’ Grand Prix, presented by Rolex, on September 8 at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Madden and Darry Lou were clear in round one to land in the top 12 to return for the second round....

Beezie Madden and Darry Lou Win CP International Grand Prix Presented by Rolex to Conclude 'Masters' Tournament at Spruce Meadows

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 8, 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Calgary, AB, Canada - Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.) has won the CP International Grand Prix Presented by Rolex at 2019 Spruce Meadows 'Masters' Tournament aboard Darry Lou, the 2008 Dutch Warmblood stallion, owned by Abigail Wexner. Rowan Willis (AUS) and Blue Movie finished in second place, while Max Kuhner (AUT) and Chardonnay 79 collected third place. Photo Credit Jump Media More news and photos to follow. The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Finishes Eighth at FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Calgary

by USEF Communications Department/Jump Media | Sep 7, 2019, 8:04 PM EST

Calgary, AB, Canada – The NetJets ® U.S. Jumping Team finished in eighth place at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Calgary during the 2019 Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament on September 7 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, the team consisted of Sloane Coles, Charlie Jacobs, Beezie Madden, and McLain Ward. “It’s sport,” said Ridland of the team’s disappointing finish. “We didn’t get the best...

US Equestrian Announces 2020 Dates for Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 6, 2019, 3:05 PM EST

Lexington, Ky . – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce the dates for the tenth annual Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week (RDHCW). Running January 2-5, 2020, in Wellington, Fla., at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, the RDHCW is designed to identify and develop the next generation of U.S. dressage team talent. Robert Dover instructs Anna Wenniger during the 2019 Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week. (Taylor Pence/US Equestrian) Participants will receive daily...