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US Equestrian Announces U.S. Show Jumping Team for $150,000 FEI Nations Cup™ CSIO4* Wellington presented by U.S. Trust and Bank of America Merrill Lynch

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 22, 2018, 10:38 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) has named the following athletes to the U.S. Show Jumping Team for the $150,000 FEI Nations Cup CSIO4* Wellington presented by U.S. Trust and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The FEI Nations Cup is part of the competition during week eight of the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), running Wednesday, February 28, through Sunday, March 4, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. The FEI Nations Cup team competition will serve as the main event...

Annex A, Supplement to DR121 of USEF Dressage Rules Update

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 22, 2018, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - Please review Annex A , a supplement to DR121 of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Dressage Rules, found on our website under our Dressage “ Rules & Equipment ” section. Upon review, please note that several bits previously not permitted at USEF/United States Dressage Federation Dressage Competitions are now allowed as snaffles or bridoons in a double bridle. The Dressage “Rules & Equipment” section of our website is the official...

US Equestrian Names Combinations for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 Endurance Test Event

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 20, 2018, 1:50 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) has announced the athlete-and-horse combinations that have been invited to compete in the Endurance Test Event for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018. The WEG Endurance Test Event takes place Thursday, April 26 through Saturday, April 28 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center and provides athletes and WEG team selectors an opportunity to learn more about the endurance course terrain in preparation for endurance competition at the...

U.S. Show Jumping Team Claims Bronze Medal at Longines Jumping FEI Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Ocala

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media LLC | Feb 18, 2018, 9:41 PM EST

Ocala, Fla. – The U.S. Show Jumping Team jumped to a bronze medal finish in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup TM USA CSIO5* Ocala on Sunday, February 18 at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Fla. With Canada taking home the gold, and Brazil finishing on silver, the team of Lauren Hough (Wellington, Fla.), Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.), Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.), and McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.) were presented with a bronze and also put the U.S. team into a strong second place position...

U.S. Show Jumping Team Begins 2018 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Season at CSIO5* Ocala

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 16, 2018, 3:19 PM EST

Ocala, Fla. – The U.S. Show Jumping Team returns to action this week, taking on six countries in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* on Sunday, February 18 at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Fla. U.S. Show Jumping Chef d’ Equipe Robert Ridland will lead the team of Lauren Hough and Ohlala, Laura Kraut and Confu, Beezie Madden and Darry Lou, and McLain Ward and HH Callas as they compete for a strong start in the North American standings. The U.S. Show Jumping Team will...

Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 and Emerging Athlete Eventing 18 Program Participants Complete Intensive Training Sessions in Ocala and Temecula

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 16, 2018, 12:10 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Participants in the US Equestrian (USEF) Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 Program (E25) and the Emerging Athlete Eventing 18 Program (E18) completed their winter training sessions last month. The Emerging Athletes List designates athletes with the potential to evolve into future team candidates. Tayler Stewart, E25 (Christina Vaughn) Over the course of intensive three-day training sessions, the groups rode in mounted lessons with the USEF Eventing Emerging Athlete Coach...

Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 Signed Into Law

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 16, 2018, 10:15 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Senate Bill 534, Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 has been signed into law, becoming effective immediately. The bill imposes a duty on amateur sports organizations, including US Equestrian and its members, to report suspected sex-abuse to local or federal law enforcement or to a child-welfare agency designated by the Justice Department, within 24 hours. Failure to report is subject to criminal penalties. The bill amends...

Safe Sport – Keeping Our Sport Safe for All

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 15, 2018, 9:15 AM EST

Dear US Equestrian Members, The safety and welfare of our members, especially our children, is of paramount importance to US Equestrian. This is why we are writing directly to every member and to the parents of our junior members. We believe it is vital to the sustainability of the sport we love, to deliver Safe Sport information and resources directly to our members. US Equestrian has partnered with the U.S. Center for Safe Sport and assisted in the development of the policies that support it....

US Equestrian Announces Mirimichi Green Express as an Official Sponsor of the US Equestrian Federation

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 14, 2018, 10:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) is pleased to announce Mirimichi Green Express as an Official Sponsor of US Equestrian and an Official Partner and Cross-Country Course Sponsor for the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event. Mirimichi Green Express’s support of US Equestrian and the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event includes helping to prepare and maintain the integrity of the cross-country course for the Kentucky Three-Day Event. In addition,...

The Triplets: A Love Story

by Glenye Cain Oakford | Feb 13, 2018, 3:00 PM EST

When the yearlings Epona Elleison, Elle Vitorina, and Big Man in Town make their show-ring debut this spring in the halter division, they will mark an important milestone for owner/breeder Lisa Gaudio—and for equine reproductive science. Lisa Gaudio and her husband Jim Kazanjian with (left to right) Elle Vitorina, Epona Elleison, and Big Man in Town. Photo: Javan Schaller The trio are full siblings, by the Arabian stallion Vitorio TO and out of Gaudio’s beloved mare, Kyrie Elleison....