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Arabian and Half-Arabian Horses Gear Up For 65th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 12, 2020, 10:30 AM EST

Scottsdale, Ariz. – The legendary and culturally famed Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is set to begin on Thursday, February 13, and runs through Sunday, February 23. The 65 th edition of the event is an 11-day showcase of the beauty and diversity of Arabian and Half-Arabian horses. Hosted by the Arabian Horse Association of Arizona (AHAA) at WestWorld , the show will welcome over 2,000 horses and over 9,000 entries. Approximately 1,200 classes for youth, amateur, and professional...

US Equestrian Announces USEF Visa Signature® Card and Rewards Program

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 10, 2020, 9:47 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce a new USEF Visa Signature® Card for members and supporters of the organization — a collaboration between US Equestrian and Commerce Bank. “We are excited to enter into a relationship with the United States Equestrian Federation and to offer their supporters a credit card that benefits the USEF every time a new account is opened and every time the card is used for purchases,” said Matt Larson, Vice President of...

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...

Young Arabian Horse Competitors Return to Oklahoma City for 2020 Youth Nationals

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 15, 2020, 11:00 AM EST

Oklahoma City, Okla. – The Arabian Horse Association’s 28 th Annual Youth National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show is set to kick off at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Okla., from July 16-25. In addition to the full schedule of Youth Nationals divisions, AHA has added Mid-Summer National Championship classes to the 10-day competition. The show is one of the most prestigious competitions on the calendar for Arabian horse youth competitors across the country,...

USEF Mid-Year Meeting Goes Virtual with Tom O’Mara Nominated for USEF President

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 29, 2020, 2:30 PM EST

The USEF Board of Directors' Mid-Year Meeting scheduled for June 22-23, 2020, will be held virtually to support ongoing efforts to minimize gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This decision was approved by the Board of Directors in a meeting held Friday, April 24. The USEF Mid-Year meeting will be open to up to 1000 people, including the media and USEF members, with further details available in the coming days regarding the schedule and how to register for the meeting. A key agenda...

USEF Mid-Year Meeting Webinar Registration Now Open

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 17, 2020, 2:00 PM EST

The 2020 USEF Board of Directors' Mid-Year Meeting will be held remotely via Zoom to support ongoing efforts to minimize gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting is open to all Senior Active and Life members. Scheduled to begin June 22, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., this important meeting will include the election of President of the Board for the term beginning January 2021, review and approval of rule change proposals, and presentation and approval of the Diversity and Inclusion...

US Equestrian Now Seeking Presidential Nominations for 2021-2025 Presidential Term

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 3, 2020, 1:43 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is now accepting nominations for the position of President, for which the next term will begin January 2021 and continue through January 2025. The Nomination Committee will begin accepting nominations March 3, 2020, and will close the nomination period on March 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST. The Nomination Committee will present and submit its formal nomination to the Board of Directors at the Mid-Year Meeting in June. Nominees for the position of President...

USEF and USDF Announce Young Horse Emerging Program Member List

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 23, 2020, 8:54 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - With the conclusion of the 2020 competition year, US Equestrian and the United States Dressage Federation have announced the first USEF/USDF Young Horse Emerging Program member list. Athletes selected for the program will meet with Christine Traurig, USEF Dressage Young Horse Coach, to discuss their goals for the coming year and receive one-on-one training and educational program opportunities to help assist them in achieving their goals. “With the 2028 Olympic Games in...

Top Morgan Horses Return to Oklahoma City for Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show®

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 9, 2020, 12:59 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The American Morgan Horse Association (AMHA) is eager to welcome participants to the 2020 Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show ® this weekend. The 47 th annual Grand National competition is shaping up to be another outstanding event as the country’s finest Morgan horses meet at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Okla., from October 10-17. Since 1973, this show has represented the pinnacle of achievement in the Morgan horse world. Longtime...

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...