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Four Questions with Para Dressage Chef d’Equipe Michel Assouline, 2020 USOPC Paralympic Coach of the Year

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 23, 2021, 3:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – After a year of unprecedented success for the U.S. Para Dressage team, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) has recognized Para Dressage Chef d’Equipe Michel Assouline as its Paralympic Coach of the Year for 2020. Assouline was one of eight coaches from across all Olympic and Paralympic sports recognized by the USOPC in its annual Coach of the Year program. Michel Assouline with Roxanne Trunnell, Sydney Collier, Kate Shoemaker, and Rebecca Hart...

Athlete Applications Open for 2021 FEI North American Youth Championships for Dressage and Jumping

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 26, 2021, 8:45 AM EST

Photo: Taylor Pence/US Equestrian Lexington, Ky. – Youth athletes in dressage and jumping are invited to submit their applications for the 2021 Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) North American Youth Championships (NAYC). NAYC is open to U.S. citizens ages 14-21 for dressage and 12-21 for jumping, and is among the most prestigious competitions for young equestrians. NAYC is a historic annual event aimed to provide youth athletes with the opportunity to experience an...

US Equestrian Announces Community Conversations Series Focusing on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Equestrian Sports

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 12, 2021, 4:43 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian will offer a new Community Conversations series dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). These DEI Community Conversations will serve as a forum for raising awareness about the various experiences and issues affecting equestrians from under-represented or under-served communities. The series aims to lift traditionally marginalized voices from the equestrian community, and beyond, while building community across the broad network of horse sport...

Strong Foundations and Bright Futures: 9 Things We Learned from the 2021 USEF Horsemastership Series

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 2, 2021, 8:21 AM EST

Wellington, Fla. – Inside leg to outside rein. A straight line from elbow to bit. Weight in your heels, open shoulders, and eyes up. Participants in the USEF Horsemastership Training Session in Wellington, Fla., heard many of these bedrock equestrian principles during their three days of instruction with Olympians Anne Kursinski, Beezie Madden, and McLain Ward. It was a reminder that while these accomplished athletes have ample wisdom to impart on the finer points of succeeding in elite...

US Equestrian Affiliates Virtual Convention Schedule

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 3, 2020, 9:11 AM EST

American Association of Equine Practitioners 2020 Annual Convention December, 2020 Unites States Equestrian Federation 2021 Annual Meeting January 13-17, 2020 American Morgan Horse Association 2021 Annual Meeting of Members February 27, 2021 American Saddlebred Horse Association with UPHA Convention & Hackney Horse Meeting 2021 Convention and Youth Conference February 14-15, 2021 American Vaulting Association 2021 Annual Conference March, 2021 Past Events Fédération Equestre...

USEF Annual Meeting Goes Virtual for 2021

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 10, 2020, 3:20 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced that its annual meeting will be held virtually for 2021. The meeting is scheduled for January 17-18, 2021. The event was originally planned to take place in Austin, Texas, but due to the restrictions on travel and mass gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, the virtual platform was selected to offer a safe option that is accessible to the largest number of members. “This year has required flexibility and creativity from everyone, and...

US Equestrian to Recognize Sally Ike with 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award and Lucy Enns as 2020 Junior Equestrian of the Year

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 18, 2020, 1:20 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Junior Equestrian of the Year Award to be presented at the virtual 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting . Sally Ike is the winner of the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award, while Lucy Enns is the 2020 Junior Equestrian of the Year. Ike and Enns, along with other prestigious award winners, will be recognized at the virtual 2020 USEF Pegasus and Horse of the Year Awards Celebration on...

US Equestrian Announces Aon as Sponsor of Horse of the Year Awards Gala at 2020 US Equestrian Annual Meeting

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 11, 2020, 4:49 PM EST

West Palm Beach, Fla. – US Equestrian is pleased to welcome Aon as presenting sponsor of the highly anticipated Horse of the Year Awards Gala, hosted at the Hilton in West Palm Beach, Fla., from 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. this evening. The Horse of the Year Awards Gala annually recognizes the top performers, across an array of disciplines throughout the year, both nationally and internationally. This year’s Horse of the Year Awards Gala will present over 200 awards to participants...

Tom O’Mara Elected President of US Equestrian for 2021-2025 Term

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 22, 2020, 3:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The US Equestrian Board of Directors has unanimously elected Tom O’Mara as the organization’s new president with his term beginning in January 2021. The election took place as part of the Mid-Year BOD Meeting on June 22 and 23, which was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. O’Mara will take office at the 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting, currently scheduled for January 12-17, in Austin, Texas. O’Mara has been a member of the Board of...

US Equestrian Announces Complete Schedule for Virtual 2021 USEF Annual Meeting

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 4, 2020, 10:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to share the complete schedule for the USEF Annual Meeting, which will be held virtually from January 13-17, 2021. The virtual format and the meeting being free for all members will allow a larger amount of participants in the event. Members are invited to attend special presentations given by the Member Services Council, National Breeds & Disciplines Council, and International Disciplines Council throughout the week to learn more about results from...