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Morgan Breed’s Grand National & World Championship Horse Show Wraps Up in Oklahoma City

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 12, 2019, 6:31 AM EST

Oklahoma City, Okla. – The American Morgan Horse Association (AMHA) welcomed nearly 1,000 Morgan horses to the 2019 Grand National & World Championship Horse Show®. Held at the State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Okla., from October 12-19, the best of the breed competed in a wide range of disciplines and classes running in four rings concurrently. Horses were shown in divisions including pleasure driving, English pleasure, hunter pleasure, in-hand, park, Western pleasure, jumping,...

Eventing Legend Custom Made Passes Away at 34

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 4, 2019, 11:23 AM EST

Custom Made and David O'Connor at the 2000 Olympic Games (Kit Houghton) Lexington, Ky. – Custom Made, a legendary U.S. event horse, was laid to rest on October 2 at the age of 34. Custom Made, the 17.1-hand Irish Sport Horse gelding (Bassompierre x Purple Heather/Ben Purple), was foaled in Ireland in 1985 and was imported to the U.S. in 1995 by owner Joseph Zada of Xandarius, LLC, to be a mount for David O’Connor. In their first year of partnership, “Tailor” and...

Team Erik Duvander Victorious in First USEF/USET Foundation North American Futures Team Challenge

by United States Eventing Association | Mar 25, 2019, 4:13 PM EST

Raeford, N.C. - It was a great weekend of competition at the Cloud 11~Gavilan North LLC Carolina International CCI and Horse Trial in Raeford, N.C., and the USEF/USET Foundation North American Futures Team Challenge added an extra element of excitement to the event. Eight athletes had the opportunity to compete on two teams: Team Erik Duvander and Team Leslie Law. They started their week with two days of team training at the Carolina Horse Park before the competition got underway on Thursday...

U.S. Vaulters Earn Bronze at FEI Vaulting World Championships for Juniors

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media | Jul 27, 2019, 4:35 PM EST

Ermelo, the Netherlands – The U.S. Vaulting Team Squad’s fantastic Round 2 Freestyle Test propelled them to the bronze medal in the Junior Squad division of the FEI Vaulting World Championships for Juniors on July 24-27 in Ermelo, the Netherlands. The individual and pas de deux U.S. vaulters also had a successful outing. The U.S. Vaulting Team, led by Chef d’Equipe Jennifer Arntsen, included the Rocky Mountain High Performance Team squad of Melanie Ford (Fort Collins, Colo.),...

USET Foundation Announces Leadership Gift for U.S. Equestrian Dressage Development Program

by USET Communications Dept./US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Dec 30, 2019, 1:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky . – The U.S. Equestrian High Performance Dressage Development Program will continue to provide strategic guidance and resources to dressage athletes, thanks to the generous support of Fritz and Claudine Kundrun through the U.S. Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation. Newly named the Kundrun Dressage Development Program, the U.S. Equestrian initiative was created to provide support to selected athletes with the perceived ability to make it to the podium or to contribute to program...

US Equestrian Announces Updates to Training Lists for U.S. Eventing Pathway Program

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 8, 2019, 2:32 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced updates to the 2019 Elite, Development Pre-Elite, and Development Potential Training Lists of the U.S. Eventing Pathway Program. Launched in early 2019, U.S. Eventing Performance Director Erik Duvander designed the U.S. Eventing Pathway Program to create a “culture of competitiveness” and provide a more clearly defined pathway for eventing athletes in the U.S. The following athletes have been approved by an Ad Hoc Group of the...

Region 4 Earns Historic Team Gold in USDF North American Junior Dressage Team Championship at the Adequan® FEI North American Youth Championships

by Molly Sorge/Jump Media | Jul 31, 2019, 7:12 PM EST

Photo: Meg McGuire Photography North Salem, NY – Each of the United States Region 4 dressage team riders was competing in their first team championship as the team claimed gold in the United States Dressage Federation (USDF) North American Junior Dressage Team Championship at the Adequan® FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC), presented by Gotham North, at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY. The Region 4 riders posted a combined score of 203.18 to take the gold over the U.S....

US Equestrian Nominates U.S. Eventing Team for Lima 2019 Pan American Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 18, 2019, 9:19 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the nomination of the following athlete-and-horse combinations to the U.S. Eventing Team, as well as the Reserves for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games. Three direct reserve horses have also been named. A direct reserve horse would be an automatic replacement should the original horse on which an athlete was named need to be substituted. Upon the review of submitted applications, the following athlete-and-horse combinations have been selected...

US Equestrian Announces Updates to Training Lists for U.S. Eventing Pathway Program

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 26, 2019, 3:46 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced updates to the Elite, Pre-Elite and Development Training Lists of U.S. Performance Director Erik Duvander’s U.S. Eventing Pathway Program. Full details on the Pathway Program, including selection criteria for the training lists, are available on the USEF website . “With just over eight months until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, it is exciting to have many combinations that could up their game in the spring and show readiness to compete...

USEF/USET Foundation North American Futures Team Challenge Wraps Up Successful Week at MARS EQUESTRIAN Bromont CCI Three-Day Event

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 9, 2019, 5:06 PM EST

Bromont, Canada - Thanks to the United States Equestrian Team Foundation (USET), eight developing eventing athletes earned the opportunity to foster their team skills through the USEF/USET Foundation North American Team Challenge at the MARS EQUESTRIAN Bromont CCI Three-Day Event, June 5-9. Serving as an intra-country scrimmage mimicking the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ format, U.S. Eventing Director of High Performance Erik Duvander and U.S. Eventing Emerging Athlete Coach Leslie Law each...