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US Equestrian and Land Rover Announce Expanded Partnership Through 2023

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 20, 2021, 2:21 PM EST

Lexington, KY. – Land Rover has remained a valued partner of US Equestrian and dedicated sponsor of the U.S. Eventing Team for more than a decade. This week, Land Rover confirmed its continued support of US Equestrian with a multi-year agreement as title sponsor of the U.S. Eventing Team, the U.S. Eventing Grant Program, and the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian™. Now, US Equestrian is pleased to announce that Land Rover has expanded its support of...

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...

US Equestrian Announces Teams for 2020 Adequan® USEF Futures Team Challenge – West Coast

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 16, 2020, 4:35 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the horse-and-athlete combinations selected to compete at the 2020 Adequan USEF Futures Team Challenge – West Coast held at Galway Downs in Temecula, Calif., from Oct. 29-Nov. 1. The format of the Adequan USEF Futures Team Challenge provides an opportunity for eventing athletes to gain valuable team competition experience in an unofficial team scenario on home soil at the CCI3* and CCI4* levels. The teams will be coached by Erik Duvander,...

US Equestrian Announces Eventing Competition Land Rover Grant Recipients for 2020

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 16, 2020, 2:20 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Four eventing athletes have been awarded partial grants to provide financial support for their travel to CCI4*-L competitions in the fall of 2020. The recipients of the Land Rover/USEF National Competition Grants are: Boyd Martin (Cochranville, Penn.) and Luke 140 , a nine-year-old Holsteiner gelding owned by the Luke 140 Syndicate; and Long Island T , a 14-year-old Oldenburg/Thoroughbred owned by the Long Island T Syndicate Phillip Dutton (West Grove, Penn.) and Fernhill...

Giving Games Fundraising for U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Equestrians Ends Tomorrow

by US Equestrian/USET Foundation | Aug 8, 2020, 8:52 AM EST

Lexington, KY/Gladstone, NJ – While equestrians across the country have raised more than $48,000 in the past two weeks, support for our Olympic and Paralympic equestrian hopefuls is still needed. There is still time left to donate and be a part of the Giving Games fundraising for next year’s Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The campaign closes on Sunday, August 9, at 5 p.m. ET, and supporters can help equestrians reach the $50,000 goal set nearly two weeks ago at the start of the...

US Equestrian & United States Equestrian Team Foundation Join Olympic & Paralympic National Governing Bodies “Giving Games” Fundraising Effort Aimed to Support U.S. Athletes

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 24, 2020, 9:46 AM EST

Shannon Brinkman Photo Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian and the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation have announced their joint participation in a collaborative and creative fundraising campaign launched by Olympic & Paralympic National Governing Bodies (NGB) titled the Giving Games. The Giving Games’ ultimate goal is to support and sustain U.S. athletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games, which have been postponed to the summer of 2021. U.S. athletes rely heavily on...

Official US Equestrian Statement on Postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 24, 2020, 4:15 PM EST

Dear USEF Members, We received official confirmation today from the IOC and Organizing Committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games that in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic both organizations have jointly decided to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to 2021. Prioritizing the safety and health of athletes, staff, and spectators is paramount during this challenging time, and we applaud and support their difficult decision. The postponement of the Olympic...

USEF Update on COVID-19: Presidential Modification and Resources

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 17, 2020, 12:15 PM EST

Dear USEF Members, The COVID-19 Pandemic has created significant challenges the world over and USEF greatly appreciates those of you who have chosen not to compete in accordance with our statement issued on March 13, 2020 . USEF extends our thanks to you for joining us in our community-wide effort to responsibly address the COVID-19 virus outbreak. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide our members and competition organizers with updates every 10-14 days, or sooner if...

US Equestrian and USET Foundation Mourn Loss of Patrick “Packy” McGaughan

by US Equestrian Communications Department/USET Foundation | Mar 14, 2020, 10:58 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian and the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Patrick “Packy” McGaughan. McGaughan was a beloved member of the eventing community, devoting his life to the sport as a competitor and trainer. He passed away unexpectedly on March 12, 2020 at the age of 56. Margaret Kaiser/USEA Archives Photo McGaughan was destined to become a fixture in U.S. Eventing. Like many aspiring young equestrians, he competed in...

Teams Announced for USEF Futures Team Challenge at Carolina International

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 6, 2020, 3:32 PM EST

Lexington, Ky - US Equestrian is pleased to announce the eventing athletes who will participate in the USEF Futures Team Challenge, a two-day training program and unofficial team competition, at the Cloud 11~Gavilan North LLC Carolina International CCI and Horse Trial, held March 19-22 in Raeford, N.C. Launched in 2019, the USEF Futures Team Challenge is a key component of the U.S. Eventing Pathway Program and gives two teams of four athletes the opportunity to compete in a simulated team...