US Equestrian Announces 2018 Eventing Winter Training Lists

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 22, 2017, 11:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The US Equestrian (USEF) Eventing High Performance Committee has approved the following athletes for the 2018 Eventing Winter Training List. The US Equestrian High Performance Program is designed to achieve Olympic qualification and medals in the current Games cycle, in addition to building a sustainable foundation for the success of future championships. The Eventing High Performance Program consists of the Elite, Development, and Emerging Athletes Programs. The Elite...

Hutchins-Kristen Earns Wire-to-Wire Victory in USEF CCI1* Eventing National Championship; Scheltema Scores Top Honors in USEF CCI1*-JR/YR Eventing National Championship

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 22, 2017, 10:56 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The 2017 Hagyard Midsouth Three-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park saw impressive performances from the CCI1* competitors from October 19-21. The combinations headed into Saturday’s show jumping phase hoping for a strong finish. Bethany Hutchins-Kristen and Geluk HVF led from start to finish in the USEF CCI1* Eventing National Championship for the Richard Collins Trophy, while Elizabeth Scheltema and Bill Owen rose to the top of the leaderboard in the USEF...

Hutchins-Kristen Maintains Lead after Cross-Country in the USEF CCI1* Eventing National Championship; Pierce Remains on Top in USEF CCI1*-JR/YR Eventing National Championship

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 20, 2017, 7:44 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Competitors took on Jay Hambly’s cross-country course at the Kentucky Horse Park on Friday for the second day of competition at the 2017 Hagyard Midsouth Three-Day Event. Bethany Hutchins-Kristen and Geluk HVF (Photo Courtesy of Xpress Foto) Bethany Hutchins-Kristen (Dryden, Mich.) held on to her lead in the USEF CCI1* Eventing National Championship with Geluk HVF, the six-year-old Dutch Warmblood stallion she owns with Marian Hutchins. They jumped double-clear in...

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Set to Take on FEI Nations Cup Military Boekelo-Enschede CCIO3*

by Dana Rossmeier, US Equestrian Communications Department | Oct 4, 2017, 4:30 PM EST

Boekelo, The Netherlands – The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team will wrap up the 2017 FEI Nations Cup™ season when they compete against 12 nations at Military Boekelo-Enschede CCIO3* Thursday, October 5-8, 2017. Under the guidance of acting Chef d’Equipe Leslie Law, the team of Katherine Coleman, Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp, and Caroline Martin will fight for a strong finish as they work to upset series leaders Great Britain, who hold a 10-point lead over Germany. Coleman...

US Equestrian Announces Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Nations Cup Military Boekelo-Enschede CCIO3*

by US Equestrian Commuications Department | Sep 28, 2017, 2:47 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named the following athletes to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Nations Cup™ at Military Boekelo-Enschede CCIO3*, October 5-8 in Boekelo, The Netherlands. Leslie Law will serve as Chef d’Equipe for the team at this event. Katherine Coleman (Wiltshire, England) and Back to Business, Kalai, LLC’s 10-year-old Irish Sport Horse mare Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (East Sussex, England) and Deniro Z, the Deniro Syndicate’s...

U.S. Eventers Symansky and Martin Capture Top-Ten Finishes at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials CCI4*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 3, 2017, 3:49 PM EST

Lincolnshire, England – Land Rover/USEF Eventing Competition Grant recipients Lynn Symansky and Donner and Boyd Martin and Steady Eddie captured sixth- and 10th-place, respectively, on Sunday at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials CCI4*. Part of the Grand Slam of eventing sponsored by Rolex, “Burghley” is known for its tough courses and competition as the best eventers in the world chase the title. Lynn Symansky and Donner (Photo by: Libby Law Photography) Symansky...

US Equestrian Announces Autumn 2017 Eventing Competition Grant Recipients

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 20, 2017, 3:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Land Rover/USEF and USET Foundation eventing competition grants for the Millstreet International Horse Trials CCI3*, August 23-27 in Cork, Ireland; Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials CCI4* , August 31 – September 3 in Stamford, England; Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials CCI3* , September 13-17 in Woodstock, England; Military Boekelo-Enschede CCIO3*, October 5-8 in...

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Wins Second Consecutive FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing competition at Great Meadow International presented by Adequan®

by Classic Communications and the US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 9, 2017, 4:58 PM EST

The Plains, Va. – The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team won the FEI Nations Cup™ CICO3*at the Great Meadow International, presented by Adequan, for the second consecutive year. The team of Jennie Brannigan, Lynn Symansky, Phillip Dutton, and Boyd Martin defeated teams from Canada and Great Britain in the only FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing competition outside Europe. Brannigan also captured her second individual title at Great Meadow, having won previously in 2015. Cross country course...

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Ready to Ride in Great Meadow International CICO3*

by Classic Communications/US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 7, 2017, 4:00 PM EST

The Plains, Va. – All U.S. horses passed the horse inspection for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team competing in the FEI Nations Cup™ CICO3*at the Great Meadow International, presented by Adequan®. The team consisting of Boyd Martin, Jennie Brannigan, Lynn Symansky and Phillip Dutton will be the third and final team in the order. “This is a really good team,” says Joanie Morris, acting as Chef d’Equipe. “We’re looking forward to this weekend....

US Equestrian Names Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for Great Meadow International presented by Adequan® CICO3*

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 30, 2017, 4:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian has selected the following athlete-and-horse combinations from a group of applicants to represent the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team in the FEI Nations Cup™ CICO3* at the Great Meadow International presented by Adequan, July 7-9, in The Plains, Va.: Jennie Brannigan (Reddick, Fla.) with Nina Gardner’s Cambalda, a 2002 Thoroughbred Cross gelding Buck Davidson (Unionville, Pa.) with Sherrie Martin and Carl Segal’s Copper Beach, a 2006 Irish Sport...