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U.S. Vaulting’s Pacific Coast Vaulters Earn Fourth in World Squad Vaulting Championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 22, 2018, 9:40 PM EST

Mill Spring, N.C. – The U.S. Vaulting Team individual female and individual male competitors and squad took to the ring one more time at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 on Saturday, September 22, for the final freestyle round. Chef d’Equipe Emma Seely led the U.S. contingent of Tessa Divita, Mary McCormick, Elizabeth Osborn, Colton Palmer, Kristian Roberts, and the Pacific Coast Vaulters on the final day of competition. World Squad Vaulting Championship...

U.S. Driving Team Remains in Gold-Medal Position After Marathon at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 22, 2018, 6:36 PM EST

Mill Spring, N.C. – Battling through the heat and humidity, the U.S. Driving Team of James “Jimmy” Fairclough, Misdee Wrigley Miller, and Chester Weber steered their talented teams of four-in-hand horses through Richard Nicolls’s obstacles on the marathon course at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018 on Saturday. Holding the lead position after dressage, the U.S. Driving Team, led by Chef d’Equipe Barry Hunter, maintained their gold-medal position to...

News Flash: Rebecca Hart Earns Her Second Medal at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 22, 2018, 5:44 PM EST

Mill Spring, N.C. - U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Team presented by Deloitte para-athlete Rebecca Hart has earned the silver medal in the FEI Grade III Freestyle at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018 on Saturday. She and El Corona Texel, Rowan O’Reilly’s nine-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, earned a score of 73.240%. This is the fourth medal for U.S. para-equestrian dressage at the WEG. Rixt van der Horst of the Netherlands won the gold medal and Dr. Angelika Trabert...

News Flash: Roxanne Trunnell Earns Bronze Medal at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 22, 2018, 2:58 PM EST

Mill Spring, N.C. - U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Team presented by Deloitte para-athlete Roxanne Trunnell has earned the bronze medal in the FEI Grade I Freestyle at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018 on Saturday. She and Dolton, Kate Shoemaker's six-year-old Hanoverian gelding, earned a score of 75.487%. This is Trunnell's first WEG medal and the third medal for U.S. para-equestrian dressage at the WEG Tryon 2018. Italy's Sara Morganti won the gold medal and...

News Flash: Kate Shoemaker and Solitaer 40 Earn Second Medal for U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage at FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 22, 2018, 10:36 AM EST

Mill Spring, N.C. - U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Team presented by Deloitte para-athlete Kate Shoemaker has earned the bronze medal in the FEI Grade IV Freestyle Test at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018 on Saturday. She and Solitaer 40, the 11-year-old Hanoverian stallion she owns with Craig and Deena Shoemaker, earned a score of 73.230%. More news and photos to follow. The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Scores Olympic Qualification, Earns Historic Gold Medal in Jump-Off at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media LLC | Sep 21, 2018, 10:57 PM EST

Ward, Sternlicht, Kraut, and Ryan (Photo by Shannon Brinkman Photo) Mill Spring, N.C. – To the roars of the home crowd, the NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team secured an historic gold medal in a thrilling jump-off against Sweden on Friday, September 21, in the FEI World Team Jumping Championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018. With this incredible finish, the U.S. team of Devin Ryan, Adrienne Sternlicht, Laura Kraut, and McLain Ward, led by Chef d’Equipe Robert...

U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Team presented by Deloitte Shows Upward Trend with Positive Team Result at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 21, 2018, 9:10 PM EST

Mill Spring, N.C. – The U.S. Para-Equestrian Team presented by Deloitte wrapped up the team portion of competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 on Friday. Rebecca Hart and Roxanne Trunnell performed the Team Tests in their respective grades, which were added to Thursday’s team scores for an overall result of 214.940%. The U.S. placed fifth out of 14 nations, and although the U.S. did not qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics through their participation...

News Flash: The NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Secures Olympic Qualification, Earns Gold at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 21, 2018, 5:21 PM EST

Mill Spring, N.C. - The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team has secured their Olympic team qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and claimed the gold medal at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018. The U.S. team, comprised of Laura Kraut riding Zeremonie, Devin Ryan riding Eddie Blue, Adrienne Sternlicht riding Cristalline, and McLain Ward riding Clinta, and led by Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland,umped for gold in an exciting jump-off with Sweden. Sweden claimed the silver, while...

U.S. Driving Team Steers to Lead After Dressage at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 21, 2018, 4:02 PM EST

Mill Spring, N.C. – The U.S. Driving Team steered their way to the lead on Friday following the dressage phase, the first of three phases that will culminate in the world championship team title at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018. Led by Chef d’Equipe Barry Hunter, the U.S. team of James Fairclough, Misdee Wrigley Miller, and Chester Weber aimed for high marks in the U.S. team’s strongest phase of the event. Accomplishing their goal, the U.S. Driving Team heads...

Nominations for 2018 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award and Pegasus Medal of Honor Due October 5

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 21, 2018, 10:57 AM EST

Nominations are being accepted for the USEF Lifetime Achievement Award and Pegasus Medal of Honor, and the submission deadline is quickly approaching. Any current US Equestrian (USEF) member may submit nominations to US Equestrian by Friday, October 5. The recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be acknowledged at the 2018 Pegasus Awards, to be held at the 2019 USEF Annual Meeting in January. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the horseman or woman whose lifetime experience and...