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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...

2020 Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championship Kicks Off in Tryon

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 23, 2020, 12:30 PM EST

Mill Spring, N.C. – All 19 horses presented to the ground jury on Thursday afternoon for the 2020 Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championship and Tryon Fall 3 CPEDI3* passed the initial inspection and will continue on to the competition beginning Friday at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). The competition will continue through Sunday, October 25, crowning a new Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Champion at the conclusion. Athletes will perform the FEI Para...

US Equestrian Honors Sydney Schimack as 2019 Vaulter of the Year

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

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is proud to recognize Sydney Schimack (Laporte, Colo.) as the 2019 Vaulter of the Year. Schimack, who competed for the bronze medal-winning U.S. Vaulting Team Squad at the FEI Vaulting World Championships for Juniors, stood out among the applicant pool based on her 2019 competition scores, personal essay, and letters of recommendation. Seventeen-year-old Schimack competed in Europe for the first time this year, securing impressive placings in both the squad...

US Equestrian Announces Participants for the 2021 Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 24, 2020, 1:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The 2021 US Equestrian Robert Dover Horsemanship Clinic Week (RDHCW) is set to take place January 7-10 at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Fla. The following 20 riders have been selected to participate and are listed in alphabetical order: Averi Allen (Pleasant Hill, Mo.) Caroline Cadorette (Pownal, Maine) Melanie Doughty (Cocoa Beach, Fla.) Maggie Elsbernd (Excelsior, Minn.) Abby Fodor (Bloomsbury, N.J.) Maren Elise Fouche-Hanson (Colbert, Ga.)...

US Equestrian Announces Athletes Invited to the 2021 Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 Assessment Sessions

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Dec 11, 2020, 9:50 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the list of athletes who have been invited to the 2021 Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 Assessment Sessions. The USEF Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 Program offers athletes 25 years of age and under access to coaching and instruction, high intensity training sessions, and continued mentorship to further support the development of the Eventing Pathway. The Eventing Performance Advisory Team (PAT) reviewed applications and invited 24 athletes to...

US Equestrian Announces 2021 USEF Eventing High Performance Winter Training Lists

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 25, 2020, 3:50 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the USEF Eventing High Performance Elite, Pre-Elite, and Development Training Lists for the winter of 2021. The training lists are part of U.S. Performance Director Erik Duvander’s U.S. Eventing Pathway Program, focused on developing combinations to deliver sustainable success for the USEF Eventing Program at the international championship level. Full program details and criteria for the training lists are available here . “Having...