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April 26-27, 2019

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U.S. Eventing Contingent Aims for High Honors at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 24, 2019, 5:48 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN (LRK3DE) is set to begin at the Kentucky Horse Park following the first horse inspection on April 24. A field of 41 horses were presented at the trot up ready to contest the only CCI5* in the Western hemisphere. A total of eight countries will be represented in the 2019 competition, with the United States’ entries making up 62% of the field. LRK3DE also serves as the Land Rover/USEF CCI5* Eventing...

Expressions of Interest Now Open for 2020, 2021, and 2022 FEI North American Youth Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 23, 2019, 3:21 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The US Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) is accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the 2020, 2021, and 2022 FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for Dressage and Jumping, in addition to a Team Championship held at the FEI levels for Juniors and Young Riders for Eventing. US Equestrian must receive EOIs on or before Friday, May 31, 2019, by 5 p.m. EDT for consideration. ©Taylor Pence/US Equestrian US Equestrian will accept EOIs from event organizers...

Strong Performances from U.S. Vaulting Contingent at FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 20, 2019, 7:17 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The U.S. vaulting contingent competed in the 2019 FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final this week to perform in the Pas de Deux and Individual Male divisions. From April 18-20, Chef d’Equipe Jennifer Arntsen led the talented group of Daniel Janes, Kristian Roberts, and Haley Smith as they put in strong performances across three rounds of intense competition at the École Nationale d’Équitation in Saumur, France. FEI Vaulting World Cup Final –...

US Equestrian Announces Dressage Development Program Members

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 18, 2019, 3:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce the updated member lists to the Dressage Development Program. The aim of the Dressage Development Program is to provide strategic guidance and resources to selected athletes with the perceived ability to make the podium or contribute to podium scores. This program is overseen by the USEF Development Coach with the assistance of the USEF Dressage Youth and Young Horse Coaches, as well as the USEF Dressage Technical Advisor. The...

Collecting Gaits Farm Returns as Presenting Sponsor of USEF Pony Finals

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 18, 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce that Collecting Gaits Farm will return as the presenting sponsor of USEF Pony Finals. In 2015, Collecting Gaits Farm, located in Atlanta, Ga., and owned by Jeff and Shereen Fuqua, first began its support as presenting sponsor of this historic and highly anticipated competition. The 2019 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm is set to return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., August 6-11. This prominent...

Top U.S. Vaulters Set to Compete at 2019 FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final in Saumur

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 18, 2019, 8:20 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The U.S. vaulting contingent of Daniel Janes, Kristian Roberts, and Haley Smith have arrived at the École Nationale d’Équitation in Saumur, France, for the 2019 FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final. Chef d’Equipe Jennifer Arntsen will lead the American vaulters as they vie for gold in the Individual Male Final and the Pas de Deux Final from April 18-20. FEI Vaulting World Cup Final - Individual Male Kristian Roberts (Moss Beach, Calif.) will make...

Time To Ride Launches 2019 Pilot Program - Applications Now Being Accepted

by Time to Ride | Apr 16, 2019, 3:00 PM EST

Washington, DC – Time To Ride ® , a program of the American Horse Council’s Marketing Alliance, is now accepting applications for its 2019 pilot program. The new Time To Ride program is designed to introduce school-age children to horseback riding and horse care in a safe, welcoming environment. The goal is to familiarize school-age children with horses through an initial series of lessons that include basic horse care as well as riding. Equine facilities and instructors must...

U.S. Center for SafeSport Updates Code Effective April 15, 2019

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 16, 2019, 2:23 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - On Monday, April 15, changes and updates to the U.S. Center for SafeSport's Code went into effect. Compliance with all changes to the SafeSport Code are effective immediately. The updated SafeSport Code can be found here . All US Equestrian members and staff are required to abide by the SafeSport Code and the USEF Safe Sport Policy . For questions on changes to the U.S. Center for SafeSport's Code, contact Dennis Evans or Michael Henry at the U.S. Center for SafeSport....

Countdown Underway to 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Las Vegas: One Year Until the World’s Top Jumping and Dressage Athletes Return to The Entertainment Capital of the World

by Classic Communications | Apr 16, 2019, 11:19 AM EST

Las Vegas, Nevada – April 15, 2019 — The countdown to the 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Las Vegas has begun! The world’s best jumping and dressage athletes will return to the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, April 15-19, 2020, to vie for the prestigious titles of Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ and FEI Dressage World Cup™ Champions. Starting April 15, 2019, e xclusive All-Session ticket offers have become available, so get ready to order your tickets...

Keeler and Whaley Clinch USEF Advanced Pony Combined Driving National Championships at Southern Pines CDE

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 14, 2019, 9:52 PM EST

Raeford, N.C. – The USEF Advanced Pony Combined Driving National Championships concluded on Sunday with the cones phase at the Southern Pines Combined Driving Event (CDE). Two new national champions were crowned after strong performances against stiff competition. Jennifer Keeler and Amazing Grace (Picsofyou.com) USEF Advanced Single Pony Combined Driving National Championship Jennifer Keeler (Paris, Ky.) and Amazing Grace won their second consecutive title on Sunday. Recapping the the...