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NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Starts 2024 Longines League of Nations™ Season with Strong Sixth-Place Finish in Abu Dhabi

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 11, 2024, 2:53 PM

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team started their quest to earn qualification to the Longines League of Nations Final in Barcelona later this year with a promising finish in the first leg of the season, taking sixth place overall. Testing the new FEI League of Nations format for the first time ever, the team held their own against serious competition from Europe, finishing on a final team total of 28, with all eyes now turning to the home-leg of the series to...

US Equestrian Announces Discover Dressage as Title Sponsor of the FEI North American Youth Dressage Championship presented by USDF

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 8, 2024, 3:00 PM

Lexington, Ky . – Discover Dressage and US Equestrian have agreed to a partnership expansion that will name Discover Dressage as the title sponsor of the FEI North American Youth Dressage Championship presented by USDF for 2024 and 2025. “The FEI North American Youth Dressage Championship is a natural fit for Discover Dressage and complements their mission to grow the sport of Dressage in the United States,” stated US Equestrian Chief Executive Officer Bill Moroney....

Application Now Open for 2024 Higher Education Equestrian Scholarships

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Feb 7, 2024, 2:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – High school seniors are encouraged to apply now for the 2024 Higher Education Equestrian Scholarships. US Equestrian is now accepting applications for the program, which provides five $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are committed to advancing their equestrian knowledge or skills while in college. ©Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Applicants must be a current US Equestrian competing member or subscriber and be a graduating high school senior...

US Equestrian and Charles Owen Renew Partnership

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 5, 2024, 9:45 AM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce a renewed partnership with Charles Owen. The partnership will run through the end of the 2024 competition year and includes the following designations: Official Helmet of US Equestrian Official Supplier of U.S. Equestrian Teams Official Partner of US Equestrian Official Partner of US Equestrian Safety Awareness Week Charles Owen is a longtime leader in equestrian safety, and its helmets and body protectors are the choice of many...

US Equestrian Announces Continued Partnership with Debbie Smith to Provide 2024 Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter National Championships Grants

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 1, 2024, 8:30 AM

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian announces the renewal of the USEF Grant Program for the 2024 Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter National Championships – East and West generously supported by Debbie Smith. Traverse City Horse Shows in Traverse City, Mich., will host the East Coast championship from June 24th through 29th, 2024, while Blenheim EquiSports in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., will host the West Coast championship from July 21 through 24, 2024. Debbie Smith established this grant in...

US Equestrian and Toklat Continue Partnership

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 30, 2024, 9:01 AM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce its continued partnership with Toklat, the Official Saddle Pad Supplier of US Equestrian, and an Official Supplier of U.S. Equestrian Teams. As a part of the partnership, Toklat will continue to offer all US Equestrian members 15% off any purchase plus free shipping at www.toklat.com, or 15% off at an authorized retailer via an exclusive MemberPerk. Toklat manufactures and distributes equestrian gear and apparel through several popular...

Perrigo U.S. Para Dressage Team Wins at 2024 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival 3 CPEDI3*

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 28, 2024, 9:30 PM

The Perrigo U.S. Para Dressage Team, winners of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival 3 CPEDI3* (SusanJStickle.com) Wellington, Fla. – The Perrigo U.S. Para Dressage Team began the 2024 competition season with its first CPEDI3* appearance at the Adequan ® Global Dressage Festival 3 in Wellington, Fla. Chef d’Equipe Laureen Johnson led Beatrice de Lavalette and Sixth Sense, Rebecca Hart and Floratina, Fiona Howard and Fleuresse 4, and Cynthia Screnci and Sir Chipoli to top honors...

2024 USEF Annual Meeting Workshop 2: Working Together for Our Future: Our Collective Responsibility for Ensuring the Future of Equine Activities

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 25, 2024, 4:08 PM

Lexington, Ky. - David O'Connor, US Equestrian Chief of Sport, reviewed social license and its effect on equestrian sport during the 2024 US Equestrian Annual Meeting on Jan. 13 in Louisville, Ky. O’Connor was joined by Lisa Lazarus, CEO of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA), who shared the new reality of horseracing in the United States and how change required a shift in the industry’s culture. O’Connor concluded the workshop by emphasizing the...

2024 USEF Annual Meeting Workshop 1: Biosecurity: Protecting Equine Athletes and Equine Competitions Presented by ByoPlanet

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 25, 2024, 4:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. - Dr. Katie Flynn, US Equestrian Senior Staff Veterinarian, led a biosecurity workshop to kick off the 2024 US Equestrian Annual Meeting on Jan. 13 in Louisville, Ky. During the workshop, Dr. Flynn shared ways to best prevent and manage an equine infectious disease outbreak. Attendees were also given biosecurity outbreak situations to problem-solve from the viewpoint of either a veterinarian, competition manager, trainer, or event communications representative. Dr. Flynn...

US Equestrian Now Accepting 2024 Grant Applications for Licensed Official Development

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 25, 2024, 3:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the opening of the 2024 licensed official development grant application. The grants were first awarded in 2022, and during the 2023 application cycle, 50 individuals were awarded USEF Licensed Official Grant s totaling more than $19,000. “Awarding last year’s 50 recipients was extremely impactful,” stated Alina Brazzil, Director of Licensed Officials for US Equestrian. “We look forward to awarding more grant...