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Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Finishes Third in FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ USA at Great Meadow International presented by Adequan®

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 8, 2018, 5:59 PM EST

Chef d'Equipe Erik Duvander, Caroline Martin, Phillip Dutton, Buck Davidson and Sydney Elliott (Taylor Pence/US Equestrian) The Plains, Va. – The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team finished third in the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ USA at the Brook Ledge Great Meadow International presented by Adequan (GMI). The developing team of Bruce Davidson, Jr., Phillip Dutton, Sydney Elliott, and Caroline Martin gave it their all, scoring 157.5 in the only FEI Eventing Nations Cup competition...

Update: US Equestrian Names Eight Athletes to Short List for FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 6, 2018, 7:47 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) has named eight show jumping athletes to the Short List for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team. Athletes named to the Short List will compete at two of the following NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team observation events: FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Poland, June 14 – 17; The Netherlands, June 21 – 24; CSIO5* Aachen, Germany, July 17 – 22; and Ireland,...

US Equestrian Announces NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Aachen

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 6, 2018, 7:40 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named the NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team for the FEI Jumping Nations Cup CSIO5* Aachen on Thursday, July 19, 2018. The competition is part of the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen, running July 13-22. This event serves as a designated observation event for determining the 2018 NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018, which will take place Sept. 11-23 in Mill Spring, N.C. A list of the designated...

Safe Sport Frequently Asked Questions

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 6, 2018, 4:33 PM EST

Safe Sport What is the U.S. Center for SafeSport, what is their jurisdiction and how is the Center empowered? The U.S. Center for SafeSport launched in March 2017 as an independent entity charged with (i) providing education and outreach about athlete abuse; and (ii) investigating and resolving reports of sexual misconduct. Their jurisdiction is exclusive as it relates to allegations of sexual misconduct and it retains discretionary jurisdiction over non-sexual misconduct allegations, i.e....

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Competes on Home Soil for FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ USA Title

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 6, 2018, 4:26 PM EST

The Plains, Va. – The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team will contest their second Nations Cup of 2018, the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ USA at the Brook Ledge Great Meadow International presented by Adequan®. Chef d’Equipe Erik Duvander will lead Buck Davidson, Phillip Dutton, Sydney Elliott, and Caroline Martin in the competition from July 6-8. The team is a mix of veterans and rising stars with hopes of gaining valuable experience under Duvander’s guidance and with home...

U.S. Center for SafeSport Updates Safe Sport Sanctions List

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The U.S. Center for SafeSport has notified US Equestrian of an update to the Safe Sport Sanctions List following their issuance of a temporary suspension to Mitchell Steege based on allegations of misconduct. The temporary suspension of Steege prohibits him from participating, in any capacity, in any activity or competition authorized by, organized by, or under the auspices of the United States Olympic Committee, the national governing bodies recognized by the United...

Update to Safe Sport Sanctions List

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 3, 2018, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian updated its Safe Sport Sanctions List yesterday following the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s issuance of a permanent ban against Winsford Taylor for criminal disposition and a temporary suspension to David “Larry” Glefke based on allegations of misconduct. The ban of Taylor and temporary suspension of Glefke prohibit both individuals from participating, in any capacity, in any activity or competition authorized by, organized by, or under the...

U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Team Set to Compete for 2018 Saddle Seat World Cup Titles

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 2, 2018, 4:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The saddle seat world is abuzz with excitement in anticipation of the 2018 Saddle Seat World Cup. Hosted at the Kentucky Horse Park from July 4-6, four teams from North America and Africa have arrived in Lexington, Ky. to represent their countries at this international saddle seat competition. The 2018 U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Team is set to compete on home turf against the Canadian, Namibian, and South African teams. Jaco Jonker (South Africa), Lewis McKim (Canada),...

US Equestrian Nominates Mattie Hatcher for Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 2, 2018, 2:50 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the nomination of show jumping athlete Mattie Hatcher to represent the United States at the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, to be held October 6-18, pending final approval from the United States Olympic Committee. Mattie Hatcher (Rebecca Berry) As one of the two highest placing nations in the Individual Final at the 2017 North American Junior Championship, the United States earned qualification of one show jumping athlete to the...

Update to Safe Sport Sanctions List

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 30, 2018, 11:30 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian updated its Safe Sport Sanctions List yesterday following the issuance of a temporary suspension to Andrew Temkin. The U.S. Center for SafeSport issued the temporary suspension based on allegations of misconduct. The temporary suspension prohibits Temkin from participating, in any capacity, in any activity or competition authorized by, organized by, or under the auspices of the United States Olympic Committee, the national governing bodies recognized by the...