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Skylar Wireman Shines at 2020 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – West

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 20, 2020, 10:46 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – A talented group of athletes demonstrated their skills over two days of competition at the 2020 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – West at Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Once the final phase concluded on Sunday, 15-year-old Skylar Wireman was declared the champion. Wireman (Bonsall, Calif.) was able to climb to the top of leaderboard with the help of Hot Pants, Haven Farms’ 22-year-old KWPN gelding,...

Young Talent Ready for 2020 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – West

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 18, 2020, 9:07 AM EST

Emma Reichow, the 2019 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals-West champion, riding Campitello 5 (Andrea Evans/US Equestrian) Lexington, Ky . – Up-and-coming youth athletes will demonstrate their skills at the 2020 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – West held from September 19-20 at Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Blenheim Equisports International Jumping Festival will host the prestigious national...

Alternative 2021 USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals Qualification Options Approved

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 26, 2020, 11:06 AM EST

Lexington, Ky – US Equestrian has announced a presidential rule modification to allow an alternative option of qualifying for the 2021 USEF Dressage Seat Medal (DSM) Finals in case of the cancellation of a 2020 Dressage Seat Medal Semi-Final. Under Section 2 of Article DR133: Dressage Seat Equitation, the top two riders in a semi-final class at a Great American/USDF Regional Championship qualify for the finals. Under the presidential modification, if a 2020 DSM Semi-Final is cancelled,...

Gluch, Ots, and Mathews Take Top Placings on Day Two of the 2020 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions

by Kathleen Landwehr and Leslie Potter | Aug 19, 2020, 7:43 PM EST

Wayne, Ill. – Excitement continued to grow as the second day of competition delivered excellent riding at the 2020 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions. Competitors in the Adequan ® /USEF Young Adult ‘Brentina Cup’ National Championship and USEF Intermediaire I Dressage National Championship each had their second turn in the arena, and the Horseware Ireland/USEF Young Rider Dressage National Championship riders made their show debut at HITS Chicago at Lamplight Equestrian...

Arterburn Crowned 2020 USEF Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal Final Champion

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 8, 2020, 1:45 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Kaeley Arterburn has been crowned the 2020 USEF Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal Final champion at the 84 th Annual Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show. In the last class of the morning session on Wednesday, July 8, six competitors demonstrated their skill during group railwork, and then executed an intricate individual pattern designed by judges Cindy Mugnier (Belchertown, Mass.), Jimmy Robertson (Simpsonville, Ky.), and Tim Roesink (Hebron, Ohio). In the 20 th...

Top Equitation Riders Vie for USEF Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal Final Championship Title

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 7, 2020, 10:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Some of the country’s best adult amateur saddle seat equitation riders will compete for the title of 2020 USEF Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal Final champion on Wednesday, July 8, during the historic Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show. Hailing from as far as New Orleans, La., competitors have arrived at the Kentucky Horse Park to demonstrate their skill for the judging panel of Cindy Mugnier (Belchertown, Mass.), Jimmy Robertson (Simpsonville, Ky.), and Tim...

FEI World Cup™ Finals 2020 in Las Vegas Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

by Las Vegas Events Communications Dept. | Mar 13, 2020, 10:00 AM EST

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI), United States Equestrian (USEF) and Las Vegas Events have announced the force majeure cancellation of the FEI World Cup™ Finals 2020 in Las Vegas. The annual equestrian competition, featuring the Olympic disciplines of Jumping and Dressage, was scheduled for 15-19 April at the Thomas & Mack Center. Shannon Brinkman Photography “It is very regrettable that next month’s FEI World Cup Finals in Las Vegas have had to be cancelled,...

Verdades to Appear at 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Las Vegas

by Classic Communications/US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 9, 2020, 10:00 AM EST

Las Vegas, Nev. - Verdades, one of the most popular and beloved horses in dressage history, will make two public appearances at the 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Las Vegas, April 15-19. “Diddy” will headline the Devoucoux Dressage Showcase on Friday afternoon, April 17 and then have his official retirement ceremony on Saturday evening. Laura Graves, Verdades’s owner and rider, announced the 18-year-old, Dutch Warmblood gelding’s retirement in January, leading to an...

Apply Now for Media Credentials for 2020 FEI World Cup Finals™ in Las Vegas

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 22, 2020, 10:50 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - On behalf of the Organizing Commitee for the 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals, US Equestrian would like to remind all media interested in attending the 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals, to submit intentions for media credentials for the event as soon as possible. Applications for media credentials will close on Friday, January 31, 2020. The FEI World Cup™ Finals are returning to Las Vegas, Nev., hosted from April 15-19, 2020. The Thomas & Mack Center will host both...

Dates and Live Stream Information Announced for 2021 Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 26, 2020, 11:54 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has confirmed the dates for the 2021 Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week (RDHCW), which will take place January 7-10 at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Fla. Robert Dover coaches Kerrigan Gluch during the Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week in Wellington, Florida. Photo: Taylor Pence/US Equestrian The RDHCW is designed to support up-and-coming dressage talent in the U.S. The following athletes have received automatic...