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Contenders Unite for Shot at Inaugural USEF Endurance National Championship Titles

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 13, 2019, 1:05 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The Broxton Bridge Plantation in Ehrhardt, S.C., will host the inaugural USEF Endurance National Championships. Running November 14-16, as part of the 2019 North American Endurance Championship event, combinations will vie for USEF National Champion and Reserve National Champion honors at the CEI1*/CEIYJ1* and CEI2*/CEIYJ2* levels. In addition, an unofficial FEI team competition will be integrated into the competition at the CEI1*/CEIYJ1* and CEI2*/CEIYJ2* levels to...

USEF Board of Directors Prohibits the Use of Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 13, 2019, 11:33 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Board of Directors has voted to prohibit the use of Medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) in horses competing in USEF-licensed competitions effective December 1, 2019. In early 2017, USEF convened a panel of industry experts to review MPA and its use in horses competing at USEF-licensed competitions. The MPA Panel (Panel) held a workshop and a town hall meeting to gather feedback from members and veterinarians and subsequently...

Champions Emerge at 2019 US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®

by Edited press release from Yellow Horse Marketing for the US Dressage Finals | Nov 13, 2019, 7:36 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Every year, the nation’s top dressage horse-and-rider combinations gather at the Kentucky Horse Park for the United States Dressage Federation’s (USDF) US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan® . Held November 7-10, the 2019 competition hosted more than 340 entries representing a 36 different states and traveling to Kentucky from as far as California . Vying for national titles, competitors riding a variety of breeds competed in Training Level through Grand...

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,...

AON/USHJA National Championships Set to Begin at Las Vegas National Horse Show

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 11, 2019, 2:52 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The second annual AON/United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) National Championships kick off this evening with the $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby Professional Section. The Championships will take place at South Point Equestrian Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., from November 11-17 in conjunction with The Las Vegas National Horse Show . Riders will compete for national titles and have an opportunity to earn Horse of the Year points in their sections. All competitors and...

Interscholastic Equestrian Association Becomes an Official USEF Educational Partner

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 7, 2019, 2:05 PM EST

Lexington, KY – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA), is extending our multi-year affiliation by becoming an Education Partner. This is an important addition to our expanding family of official Education Partners. A subset of the USEF Alliance Partner program, Education Partners are comprised of non-profit organizations whose mission is to provide opportunities for participation in equestrian sport to individuals attending scholastic...

Calling Youth Members - We Want to Feature YOU!

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 7, 2019, 9:10 AM EST

Join us in being a part of a video showcasing how YOU are the future of equestrian sport! Tell us how you got started riding and why you love horses. Submit cell phone or home video footage sharing your story, as well as clips of you riding, taking a lesson, grooming, or just a selfie video with your horse. Footage can be of you as an individual or with a group of friends at the barn or at a show. The final video made from all the submissions will be featured on US Equestrian’s social...

US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan® Kicks Off at Kentucky Horse Park

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 6, 2019, 11:33 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The United States Dressage Federation’s (USDF) prestigious US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan kick off tomorrow at the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park. From November 7-10, top dressage competitors from across the country will compete on a national stage, in an event that showcases adult amateurs and open division competitors from Training Level through Grand Prix. More than 340 entries from 36 states and the District of Columbia will represent all nine of the...

Thompson Earns Tricolors in the USEF Advanced Single Horse Combined Driving National Championship at the Katydid Combined Driving Event

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Nov 4, 2019, 9:22 AM EST

Jennifer Thompson and Funnominial CG (Picsofyou.com) Aiken, S.C. – Jennifer Thompson and Funnominial CG added champion to their resume in the 2019 USEF Advanced Single Horse Combined Driving National Championship at the Katydid CDE. Thompson’s strong dressage test helped the pair earn the tricolors to finish with a final cumulative score of 156.87 penalties. With a banner year for the newly partnered Thompson (Lodi, Wis.) and Funnominial CG, her nine-year-old Dutch Warmblood...

Iberian Horses Take Center Stage at IALHA National Championship Horse Show

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 4, 2019, 9:14 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The International Andalusian and Lusitano Horse Association (IALHA) is gearing up to host the 2019 IALHA National Championship Horse Show from November 5-9 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. IALHA Nationals brings together the country’s top Andalusian and Lusitano horses to compete in an array of disciplines including dressage, driving, heritage costume, reining, in-hand morphology and movement classes, working equitation, and much more. The...