EVENTING 2016-2026: USEA to Hold Sport Summit at the Annual Meeting and Convention


The sport of Eventing has undergone dramatic changes in the last 10-15 years. The loss of the Classic long format has changed the type of horses required to excel, FEI rules and increased qualification criteria has seen a proliferation of CICs, which in turn impacts national horse trials at all levels. Rules to improve safety of both horse and rider have increased participation costs for riders.

FEI Eventing Risk Management Steering Group Meets In Lausanne


The FEI Eventing Risk Management Steering Group held its first meeting at FEI headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) this week. Chaired by David O’Connor (USA), the group has been set up to look at ways to minimise risk factors in Eventing, with a focus on coordinating risk management initiatives on a global basis.

The Steering Group brings together an extensive breadth of experience and expertise:

Holekamp/Turner Grant Recipient Fleeceworks Royal 14th After Dressage at Le Lion d'Angers


After the first day of competition at the FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships, the Holekamp/Turner Young Event Horse Le Lion d’Angers 2016 grant recipient, Fleeceworks Royal (Riverman x Marisol), sits 14th in the 7-year-old CCI2* division.  

Showcase Your Favorite Eventer with an Ad in the 2016 Annual Meeting 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 your fellow even

The Race to Le Lion: 'We're in France!'


When I was asked to write a blog for the USEA sharing my experience as an owner in Le Lion d’Angers, the FEI World Breeding Eventing Championship, my first thought was: How could I possibly translate into words what it feels like to have your horse go abroad and represent the USA against the best 7-year-olds in the world?  The answer came to me while on the back of a horse, equitrekking in the hills of Spain along the Catalonia Coast, thr


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