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December 12, 2011
News from USEF, affiliates and the equestrian world

Endurance

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Kelsey Kimbler on Cody Canuck and Mary Kathryn Clark on DA Al Capone walking in.
Photo courtesy Kelly Kimbler.

Lexington, KY - The U.S. finished fourth among 19 teams Saturday in Abu Dhabi, UAE, at the FEI Junior and Young Rider World Endurance Championship despite an uphill battle that included an injured horse at the first inspection.

"What an exhilarating team effort and realistically an unexpected result - but privately hoped for," said Chef d'Equipe Emmett Ross.

Unexpected, in part, because ...
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Para-Equestrian

para logo olympicsWellington, FL - At the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach, FL, dressage is poised to take center stage this January. Among the many high-level competitions that will occur at the venue this winter will be a Para-Equestrian CPEDI3* qualifier for the 2012 Paralympics. This exciting three-test qualifying competition will serve as an inspiring opener for both the Gold Coast Dressage CDIW and the Wellington Classic Sunshine Challenge CDI3*, both of which now offer the chance to see talented para-equestrians compete alongside their peers.
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USEF News

USEF LogoLexington, KY - Applications for media credentials to attend the 2012 United States Equestrian Federations's Annual Meeting are now open for submission. The 2012 USEF Annual Meeting will be held from January 11-14, 2012, at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, OH. Included during the five days of meetings will be the Performance Horse Registry (PHR) Silver Stirrup Awards, the ...

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Saddlebred

WIR 12-23 ASHA logoLexington, KY - Following submission of the proposed slate to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA), the list of nominees standing for election as directors of the Association for terms beginning in February 2012 was released.
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Dressage

2012 World Dressage Masters CDI 5* Palm Beach Presented by International Polo Club Tickets Now On Sale

World Dressage Masters 2012Wellington, FL - Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated world-class dressage competition to be held at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach from January 26th through the 28th. The World Dressage Masters CDI 5* presented by International Polo Club promises to deliver an unforgettable experience.

The legendary stallion, Totilas, reigning Dressage World Champion and current world record holder in the Grand Prix Freestyle, is ...

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Driving

Laurels logoWest Grove, PA - After 25 years as a featured equestrian event on the Delaware Valley fall schedule, the Laurels at Landhope is ending its run. Led by Jamie O'Rourke, of Unionville, PA, for much of the last two decades, the event grew from its roots as a small schooling driving trial, located at Maresfield Farm in Unionville, to international recognition by the FEI and to its selection as the site of multiple USEF National Championships and international selection trials. 
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Industry News

UPHA Ribbons of ServiceLexington, KY - The UPHA and The UPHA Ribbons of Service program wish to congratulate the following participants on their outstanding accomplishments:

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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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