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Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team Starts the Season with Success at AGDF

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 1, 2021, 10:38 AM EST

Roxanne Trunnell and Dolton. Photo: SusanJStickle.com Wellington, Fla. – The Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team kicked off the 2021 competition season with the first CPEDI 3* of the year at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF). The U.S. team members for this competition were Sydney Collier (Ann Arbor, Mich.) riding All In One, Rebecca Hart (Loxahatchee, Fla.) riding Fortune 500, Kate Shoemaker (Wellington, Fla.) riding Solitaer 40, and Roxanne Trunnell (Wellington, Fla.)...

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...

US Equestrian Announces Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team for First Team Outing of 2021

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 28, 2021, 10:30 AM EST

Wellington, Fla. – US Equestrian has announced the four combinations selected to the Adequan U.S. Para Dressage Team for the first FEI CPEDI 3* of the 2021 competition season. The Adequan Global Dressage Festival 3 CPEDI 3* will take place from January 28-30 at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) in Wellington, Fla. Michel Assouline will serve as Chef d’Equipe. The following athlete-and-horse combinations will represent the Adequan U.S. Para Dressage Team and are listed in...

U.S. Eventing Team Hosts First High Performance Training Session of 2021

by Carly Weilminster/USEF Communications Dept. | Feb 11, 2021, 6:38 PM EST

Liz Halliday-Sharp and Deniro Z. Photo: Taylor Pence/US Equestrian Ocala, Fla. – The U.S. Eventing Team hosted the first high performance training session of the 2021 competition year in Ocala, Fla. last week, welcoming athletes from the Elite and Pre-Elite Training Lists to an intensive four-day camp focused on individualized training with Erik Duvander, the U.S. Eventing Team’s High Performance Director, and the program’s new show jumping coach, Peter Wylde. The training...

Area 2 Takes CCI3*-S Team Victory, Area 1 Tops CCI2*-S in Inaugural Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Aiken

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 31, 2021, 12:25 PM EST

Aiken, S.C. – A total of 29 youth athletes participated in the inaugural Adequan/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge Aiken on March 25-27, 2021, at Stable View Farm in Aiken, S.C., representing Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8. A new USEF Eventing program launched in 2021 as an evolution of the FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC), the Youth Team Challenge (YTC) mimics the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Series by offering youth athletes between the FEI ages of 14-25 the opportunity...

Here’s the Thing About Riding: Eight Takeaways from the 2021 USEF Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 12, 2021, 4:45 PM EST

Allison Nemeth and Tiko. Photo: Annan Hepner/Phelps Media Group Wellington, Fla. – Twenty of America’s top young dressage athletes had the opportunity to work with former U.S. Dressage Technical Advisor and Chef d’Equipe Robert Dover and other prominent coaches as part of the 2021 USEF Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week (RDHCW). This year’s program took place at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Fla., January 7-10. With a lifetime of...

Hart Holds the Lead on Day Two of the 2020 Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championship

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 24, 2020, 10:15 PM EST

Rebecca Hart and El Corona Texel. Photo: Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Mill Spring, N.C. – The top of the leaderboard remained unchanged after the second day of competition at the 2020 Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championship. Thirteen horse-and-rider pairs completed the FEI Para Individual Tests on Saturday at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in pursuit of a national championship title. In a repeat of yesterday’s success, Rebecca Hart (Wellington, Fla.) rode...

Hart and Collier Lead the Standings After Day One at 2020 Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championship

by Leslie Potter, US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 23, 2020, 10:57 PM EST

Rebecca Hart and El Corona Texel. Photo: Susan Packer Mill Spring, N.C. – Competitors in the 2020 Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championship took to the show ring at the Tryon International Equestrian Center on Friday to complete their FEI Para Team Tests. At the end of the first day of competition, Rebecca Hart (Wellington, Fla.) and Rowan O’Riley’s 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding El Corona Texel led the standings in the CPEDI3* National Championship, scoring a...

Rebecca Hart Wins 2020 Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championship

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 25, 2020, 3:45 PM EST

Mill Spring, N.C. – Competitors in the 2020 Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championship concluded their week at the Tryon International Equestrian Center on Sunday with their FEI Para Freestyle tests. Rebecca Hart and El Corona Texel. Photo: Taylor Pence/US Equestrian Rebecca Hart (Wellington, Fla.) and Rowan O’Riley’s El Corona Texel held on to the lead through all three days of competition, finishing with an exciting freestyle that showed off the gelding’s...

US Equestrian Announces Promotions on the Para Dressage Pathway Lists

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 4, 2020, 1:40 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Following a successful CPEDI competition at the Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championships at Tryon International Equestrian Center in October 2020, the following athlete/horse combinations have been promoted on the Para Dressage Pathway lists: Sydney Collier and All in One moved up to Elite Cynthia Screnci and Eragon VF moved up to Development Eleanor Brimmer and Richelieu Stensvang moved up to Development Genevieve Rohner added Viessa to her emerging horses...