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US Equestrian Announces Teams for CDIO-Y Hagen and FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ France

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 30, 2019, 6:01 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian has named the following combinations to the U.S. Dressage Young Rider European Tour who will compete in the CDIO-Y Hagen from June 11-16, 2019, and The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for the FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ France from May 18-19, 2019. U.S. Dressage Youth Coach George Williams will serve as Chef d’Equipe for the Young Rider European Tour. U.S. Dressage Development Coach Charlotte Bredahl will lead the team as Chef d’Equipe in France. US...

Martin and Tsetserleg Earn the Land Rover/USEF CCI5* Eventing National Championship Presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN, Finish Second Overall at the LRK3DE

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 28, 2019, 10:34 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – In the culminating phase of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN (LRK3DE), Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg jumped a nail-biting clear round around Richard Jeffrey’s course to finish on their dressage score of 27.9. Finishing second overall behind defending LRK3DE champions Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class from Great Britain, Martin (Cochranville, Pa.) and the 12-year-old Trakehner gelding owned by Christine Turner put in a masterful...

Martin and Tsetserleg Hold On to Lead in the Land Rover/USEF CCI5* Eventing National Championship Presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN and Move to Second Overall in the LRK3DE

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 27, 2019, 6:21 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – In the second phase of the “best weekend all year,” Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg held on to their lead in the Land Rover/USEF CCI5* Eventing National Championship presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN on Saturday. Jumping a highly technical course designed by 2020 Tokyo Olympics course designer Derek di Grazia, Martin (Cochranville, Pa.) and the 12-year-old Trakehner gelding owned by Christine Turner finished within the 11 minute and 20 second time allowed to stay on...

Sitting Third Overall at LRK3DE, Martin and Tsetserleg Lead the Land Rover/USEF CCI5* Eventing National Championship Presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN After Dressage

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 26, 2019, 6:45 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – In front of a home crowd of over 11,600 spectators, Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg earned a 27.9 after their dressage test to launch them into first place in the Land Rover/USEF CCI5* Eventing National Championship presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN as the leading U.S. combination at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN (LRK3DE). Sitting third overall, Martin sits behind a duo of riders from Great Britain, Piggy French and Quarrycrest Echo in second...

Halliday-Sharp and Deniro Z Lead the Way After First Half of Dressage in the Land Rover/USEF CCI5* Eventing National Championship Presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 25, 2019, 6:11 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – As the 2019 edition of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN (LRK3DE) got underway Thursday with the first half of the dressage phase, it would be Liz Halliday-Sharp and Deniro Z as the highest-placed U.S. combination in contention for the Land Rover/USEF CCI5* Eventing National Championship Presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN. Sitting second overall in the LRK3DE on a score of 30.9, Halliday-Sharp (Ocala, Fla.) chased the overall top spot of the...

U.S. Eventing Contingent Aims for High Honors at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 24, 2019, 5:48 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN (LRK3DE) is set to begin at the Kentucky Horse Park following the first horse inspection on April 24. A field of 41 horses were presented at the trot up ready to contest the only CCI5* in the Western hemisphere. A total of eight countries will be represented in the 2019 competition, with the United States’ entries making up 62% of the field. LRK3DE also serves as the Land Rover/USEF CCI5* Eventing...

Expressions of Interest Now Open for 2020, 2021, and 2022 FEI North American Youth Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 23, 2019, 3:21 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The US Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) is accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the 2020, 2021, and 2022 FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for Dressage and Jumping, in addition to a Team Championship held at the FEI levels for Juniors and Young Riders for Eventing. US Equestrian must receive EOIs on or before Friday, May 31, 2019, by 5 p.m. EDT for consideration. ©Taylor Pence/US Equestrian US Equestrian will accept EOIs from event organizers...

Strong Performances from U.S. Vaulting Contingent at FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 20, 2019, 7:17 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The U.S. vaulting contingent competed in the 2019 FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final this week to perform in the Pas de Deux and Individual Male divisions. From April 18-20, Chef d’Equipe Jennifer Arntsen led the talented group of Daniel Janes, Kristian Roberts, and Haley Smith as they put in strong performances across three rounds of intense competition at the École Nationale d’Équitation in Saumur, France. FEI Vaulting World Cup Final –...

US Equestrian Announces Dressage Development Program Members

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 18, 2019, 3:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce the updated member lists to the Dressage Development Program. The aim of the Dressage Development Program is to provide strategic guidance and resources to selected athletes with the perceived ability to make the podium or contribute to podium scores. This program is overseen by the USEF Development Coach with the assistance of the USEF Dressage Youth and Young Horse Coaches, as well as the USEF Dressage Technical Advisor. The...

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...