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US Equestrian Accepting Nominations for Secretary/Treasurer and Independent Director Seats for Board of Directors

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 2, 2020, 12:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the positions of Secretary/Treasurer and Independent Director through October 23, 2020. Nominations may be submitted online by USEF Life and Senior Active members. In order to be eligible for nomination to the position of Secretary/Treasurer, the individual must have served on the Board of Directors within the last six years. Any USEF Senior active member is eligible to be nominated as an...

Cheryl Van Deusen and Kate Bishop Awarded Top Honors in Endurance

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 3, 2020, 10:19 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the winners of two prestigious awards in the discipline of endurance. Cheryl Van Deusen has been awarded the Maggy Price Endurance Excellence Award, and Kate Bishop has been awarded the Brunjes Junior/Young Rider Trophy. Cheryl Van Deusen and Hoover the Mover at the USEF Endurance National Championships (Becky Pearman Photography) The Maggy Price Endurance Excellence Award is presented to the top U.S. senior endurance rider. This award...

Helmet Research Fundraising Hits Milestone … Research will Begin

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 3, 2020, 12:00 PM EST

Through the collaborative and generous commitments of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA), the U.S. Eventing Association (USEA), and a major matching grant from Jacqueline Mars, more than $425,000 has been committed in just a few short months to further the safety of equestrian athletes across all breeds and disciplines. The USET Foundation has provided their enthusiastic endorsement of the program via education and awareness with their...

American Regent Animal Health Continues with Commitment to Horse Sport Through Support of US Equestrian

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 2, 2020, 10:32 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - American Regent Animal Health, a division of American Regent, Inc. and the manufacturer of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), has been a longstanding supporter of US Equestrian (USEF) and will continue sponsorship of major equestrian events and initiatives throughout the 2020 season. Adequan® provides essential support to US Equestrian as the title sponsor of the Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team and for the Adequan/USEF Para Dressage National...

Panel: Safe Sport – What’s New to Know

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 8, 2020, 10:12 PM EST

Since its inception in 2017, the U.S. Center for SafeSport has received over 4,600 reports of alleged abuse in sport and the center continues to work diligently to provide resources and resolution for survivors of abuse across the 52 sports embodied by the Olympic movement and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee. There is a rough estimate that more than 18+ million people are involved in sports that fall under U.S. Center for SafeSport’s jurisdictional umbrella and that...

Beezie Madden and Nick Haness Named 2019 Equestrians of the Year at Pegasus Awards Presented by Adequan®

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 11, 2020, 1:10 AM EST

West Palm Beach, Fla. – US Equestrian is pleased to share that Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.) has been voted the 2019 International Equestrian of the Year and Nick Haness (Temecula, Calif.) has been voted the 2019 National Equestrian of the Year. Madden and Haness were presented with the Robert P. Strub Trophy at the Pegasus Awards presented by Adequan® during the US Equestrian Annual Meeting. International Equestrian of the Year Beezie Madden, 2019 International Equestrian of the...

US Equestrian Announces 2020 Horses of the Year and Equestrian of the Year Nominees, Voting Now Open for Members

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 16, 2020, 3:59 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the 2020 Horses of Year and Equestrian of the Year nominees, each recognized for their outstanding efforts during the 2020 competition season. Both the Horse of the Year and Equestrian of the Year award winners will be announced during the Pegasus Awards & Horse of the Year Awards virtual celebration on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. hosted by President-elect Tom O’Mara. The winners of both awards will be determined...

Panel: The Future of Equestrian: Leveraging Data & Technology

by US Equestrian Communications | Jan 8, 2020, 8:48 PM EST

For this engaging conversation about data and technology in the equestrian world— available on demand at USEF Network — US Equestrian’s Chief Information Officer Justin Provost joined Nathan Rolfe , co-founder of the new Center for Equine Performance; Shelley Campf , owner of the OZ Incorporated training center in Oregon and co-owner of Team NW Equestrian Sports; and Eric Willemenot , founder of Move ’N See and inventor of the Pixio robotic video camera. Justin Provost...

President Murray Kessler Outlines Key Areas of Success and Introduces Goals for the Future at 2020 US Equestrian Annual Meeting

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 10, 2020, 1:12 AM EST

In 2017, US Equestrian’s President Murray Kessler launched the now widely-referenced Strategic Plan, intended to revitalize and re-establish membership, support, and success within US Equestrian and the many services it provides. During Thursday afternoon’s General Session, Kessler spoke to an engaged group of members, affiliates, and staff about the continued commitment to the strategic goals of the organization and the many positive changes identified since the plan’s...

Panel: Equestrian Community’s Impact on Global, Environmental, and Social Issues presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 9, 2020, 11:11 PM EST

Notable panelists, led by host Jim Wolf and moderator Bridgett McIntosh, spoke with expertise on a range of global, environmental, and social issues facing the world today, while connecting their unique affiliation to the equestrian community and the larger impact those involved with the industry can have on societal change. The fundamental challenges we face as a global society have continued to escalate with the ever-changing development of our planet, creating further need to educate and...