2014 Annual Meeting Preview: Handling Horse Emergencies with Eldon Reyer and Securing Sponsorship with Frankie Thieriot


We've got some top-notch speakers coming to this year's USEA Annual Meeting and Convention, held at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas from December 3-7. To whet your appetite, we are previewing some of those speakers over the next several weeks.

Planning for and Handling Horses During Emergencies with Eldon Reyer

Honor Your Favorite Eventer With An Ad In The 2014 Convention Program


Do you have a special connection with someone being recognized at this year’s Annual Meeting and Convention and you want to find a way to honor them?  Purchasing an advertisement to be included in the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention Program is a great way to show your appreciation to you

Podcast: 2014 USEA Young Event Horse East Coast Champions


Melissa Hunsberger from Lovettsville, Va., rode Dawn Erdman's Warmblood/TB gelding Rule of Thumb to win the USEA Young Event Horse East Coast 4-year-old Championship. William Coleman from Gordonsville, Va., won the 5-year-old Championship riding the former French racehorse Vagabon de Champdoux.  For a full report and photos plus complete results please visit the website 

At-Home Saddle Fitting Workshop with Patty Merli - Pt. 1


Does your saddle fit your horse? Is it helping or hindering his performance? 

USEA Editors Leslie Threlkeld and Caroline Culbertson met with professional saddle fitter Patty Merli to discuss some basics of saddle fitting that can be evaluated at home before calling a pro. Click the link below to see part one of this two-part series - you may be surprised by what you learn!

Equiventures, LLC, Announces Updates to Ocala Horse Properties Horse Trials


Ocala, Florida - Equiventures, LLC., purchased by Richard Trayford last spring, is very pleased to announce updates to the Ocala Horse Properties Horse Trials for their November 2014 horse trials as well as 2015 horse trials next January, February, and April. These additions should fulfill not only your competitive needs, but your appetite and thirst for entertainment as well.

Brannigan and Richards Victorious at 2014 The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International


Elkton, Md. –The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International came to an exciting conclusion on Sunday as three- and two-star competitors proved their mettle over Sally Ike-designed show jumping tracks. Both Jennie Brannigan and Julie Richards produced faultless rounds to claim victory in the CCI3* and CCI2*, respectively.

Martin and Richards Lead National Title Hunt at 2014 The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International


Elkton, Md. – Quick, clear trips were the order of the day over Derek di Grazia’s CCI cross-country tracks on Saturday at The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International. In the CCI3* Boyd Martin lengthened his lead, while in the CCI2* Great Britain’s Victoria Jessop holds the overall lead, but it is Julie Richards that heads the USEF National Two Star Championship title hunt.

Martin Grabs CCI3* Lead, Brown Untouchable in CCI2* at 2014 The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International


Elkton, Md. - The first phase of competition at the Fair Hill International came to a conclusion on Friday as the final 45 combinations in CCI3* competition completed their dressage tests, while the second half of the CCI2* field headed down centerline.


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