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October 24, 2011
News from USEF, affiliates and the equestrian world

2011 Pan American Games

Pan Am Team Eventing Gold
Team Gold for the U.S. Eventing Team.
Shannon Brinkman Photo.

Guadalajara, Mexico - In an unprecedented effort, the U.S. Eventing Team stormed to Team Gold at the 2011 Pan American Games in classic style. All five team members added nothing to their dressage scores, to finish on 138.6 - a feat never before achieved in a Team Eventing Championship.

 

After winning the dressage, they jumped five spectacular clear rounds on Saturday's cross-country course, for the first time in anyone's memory and then sealed the victory at Club Hippica with ...

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Hunter/Jumper

Margie Indigo
Margie Engle Wins the $75,000 FEI World Cup Qualifier Grand Prix de Penn National.
Al Cook Photo.

Harrisburg, PA - Margie Engle of Wellington, FL, riding Indigo, owned by Gladewinds & Shay Griese, won the $75,000 FEI World Cup Qualifier Grand Prix de Penn National, the crowning event at the 66th Annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show's on Saturday evening.

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Eventing

Walker Claims 2011 USEF National CCI1* Eventing Championship Riding for the First Time as an America

Lexington, KY - Riders from throughout the United States travelled to the Kentucky Horse Park to contest the 2011 USEF National CCI1* Eventing Championships held October 21-23. These championships, which were hosted in conjunction with the Hagyard MidSouth Three Day & Team Challenge, saw 25 U.S. competitors brave the frigid autumn temperatures to vie for top honors. Robin Walker and Florenz scored a wire-to-wire victory finishing more than ... 

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Para-Equestrian

Lexington, KY - Eight riders have been selected by Para-Equestrian High Performance Committee from an impressive group of applicants to participate in the upcoming Para-Equestrian Training Session to be held at USET Headquarters in Gladstone, NJ. This training session will take place November 5-6, 2011, and will be conducted by Robert Dover and Para-Equestrian Team Coach Missy Ransehousen.

The following riders have been selected to participate in the Para-Equestrian Training Session:

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Saddlebreds

ASHA Julep CupLexington, KY - Lexington, KY - Nominations for 2011 American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) Year End Awards are due to be received by ASHA no later than October 30, 2011.

Members wishing to make nominations for ASHA Year End Awards should respond in writing explaining in detail why an individual is deserving of a specific award. The nominations are reviewed by the ...

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Arabians

Tulsa Arabians WIRLexington, KY - The 45th Annual Arabian National Championship Show runs for nine days at the Tulsa Expo Square in Tulsa, OK. It's the fourth year for this major national equine event. Arabian and Half-Arabian horses hailing from most of the 48 states and Canada fill the barns, warm-up arenas and wash racks, while their owners, trainers and grooms enjoy Oklahoma's warm Indian Summer weather. Entries are up from 2010 by more than 150 horses, bringing show totals to nearly 1,800 and inspiring enthusiasm from show management and horsemen alike. 

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Industry News

Blockbuster Exhibition Opens: 'The Horse' 

The Horse exhibitLexington, KY - The Kentucky Horse Park's International Museum of the Horse (IMH), in collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History, has opened its newest exhibition, 'The Horse,' which will run through April 6, 2012.

The eternal bond between horses and humans is explored in the largest equestrian traveling exhibition ever assembled. 'The Horse' graphically portrays the horse's impact on trade, transportation, labor, warfare, culture, and sports. It showcases spectacular ...
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10 Pieces You Won't Want to Miss at 'The Horse'> 

 

 

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The United States Equestrian Federation, Inc. (USEF), as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, para-equestrian, reining, show jumping and vaulting, as well as 20 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.

 

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