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The Pennsylvania National Horse Show Selected as Host Site for Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final and Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championships from 2021-2023

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 14, 2021, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) as the selected host site for the Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final and Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championships for the 2021-2023 competition seasons. In 2021, both championships will take place alongside PNHS competition at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex from October 14-17. The 2021 edition of the PNHS will also celebrate the event’s 75 th anniversary. TaylorPence/US...

Building Pathways: The International Disciplines Council and USEF Sport Department

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 16, 2021, 8:00 PM EST

The International Disciplines Council (IDC) of the USEF oversees the eight FEI disciplines: dressage, eventing, jumping, para dressage, vaulting, combined driving, endurance, and reining. On Friday, January 15, Council Chair Joe Mattingly and members of the USEF Sport Department provided updates and answered member questions during a presentation as part of US Equestrian’s Virtual 2021 Annual Meeting . International Discipline Council & Sport Department 2021 US Equestrian Annual...

Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class Take Over Lead in 2021 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian™; Boyd Martin and On Cue Hold Second Place Heading into Final Day of Competition

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 24, 2021, 6:19 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – After an exciting day of cross-country action from 61 CCI5*-L combinations at the 2021 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian, the leaderboard saw several changes, finishing with Oliver Townend (GBR) and Ballaghmor Class holding a slight lead over Boyd Martin (Cochranville, Pa.) and On Cue, who currently are in second place. Tim Price (NZL) and Xavier Faer round out the top three, as all eyes turn to the final phase tomorrow. Boyd Martin and On...

Adequan® Renews Sponsorship of USEF Junior Hunter Championships for 2021

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 23, 2021, 11:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – American Regent Animal Health, maker of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), has renewed its title sponsorship of the USEF Junior Hunter National Championships for 2021 and the live stream of these competitions on USEF Network. The Adequan/USEF Junior Hunter National Championships consist of an East Coast and a West Coast final. The East Coast championship is scheduled for July 12-14 at Brandywine Horse Shows in Devon, Pa. The West Coast championship will...

US Equestrian and National Collegiate Equestrian Association Launch USEF/NCEA Junior Hunter Seat Medal Partnership

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 30, 2021, 2:53 PM EST

Lexington, Ky . – US Equestrian and the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) are pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership for the USEF/NCEA Junior Hunter Seat Medal program. The program seeks to introduce riders to the NCEA and its format of hunter/jumping seat equitation collegiate riding. This partnership is an expansion of the NCEA’s existing Junior Hunt Seat Medal program. The NCEA is an Education Partner of US Equestrian. “We are thrilled to...

U.S. Dressage Mandatory Observation Event Showcases Talent of Top U.S. Combinations

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 12, 2021, 1:30 AM EST

Wellington, Fla. – The 14 athlete-and-horse pairs on the U.S. Dressage Olympic Short List took their final trip down the centerline tonight at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, Fla., contesting the FEI Grand Prix Special Test at the U.S. Dressage Mandatory Observation Event. The U.S. Dressage Mandatory Observation Event served as the final opportunity for the combinations named to the U.S. Dressage Olympic Short List to compete in an atmosphere...

The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team Takes Silver in Stillpoint Farm FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ CDIO3* USA Following Close Competition with Germany

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 18, 2021, 5:44 PM EST

Wellington, Fla . – The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team finished second on the podium in the Stillpoint Farm FEI Dressage Nations Cup CDIO3* USA at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Fla., with a total team score of 448.381% for the silver medal. They were narrowly edged by the team representing Germany, who secured top honors with a final score of 448.568%. Canada earned bronze with a final score of 437.071%. The Stillpoint Farm FEI Dressage Nations Cup CDIO3* USA serves...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Tops Podium in FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 6, 2021, 12:35 AM EST

Wellington, Fla. – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team bested the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4* hosted at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Fla., topping a field of seven other international teams to capture their first win of the 2021 season. Finishing on a final two-round score of just a single fault, the team edged out Ireland, who completed the evening with a total of four faults for second place, and Brazil, who finished on a final score of 14 for third...

US Equestrian Announces Adequan® as Title Sponsor of the New USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 19, 2021, 4:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to welcome Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) as the title sponsor of the Adequan® USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge. The Youth Team Challenge is a new program for 2021 and is open to eventing athletes between the FEI ages of 14 and 25 at the CCI1*, CCI2*, and CCI3* levels. Participants will have the opportunity to experience competing as part of a team and representing their region. “Adequan® has supported horses...

Arnold Claims USEF Advanced Pair Horse Combined Driving National Championship at Kentucky Classic CDE

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | May 30, 2021, 5:04 PM EST

Paris, Ky. – The Kentucky Classic Combined Driving Event concluded on Sunday with the cones phase at the picturesque Hillcroft Farm. A small but mighty field contested the USEF Advanced Pair Horse Combined Driving National Championship, and Jacob Arnold took home his second consecutive title. Jacob Arnold, 2021 USEF Advanced Pair Horse Combined Driving National Champion (Picsofyou.com) Arnold (Goshen, Ky.) drove Steve Wilson’s KWPN and Lipizzaner pair, which consisted of seasoned...