The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy commence tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 23 in France. National Federations from 74 nations will participate, making it a record-breaking edition of the Games in terms of global participation.
Athletes representing the US at the seventh world championships include:
Maya Black has been making a name for herself at the CIC*** level this year, and today was yet another landmark for her. Not only did the 26-year-old from Clinton, Washington score her personal best at this level, but she also topped the 31-horse Adequan USEA Gold Cup division at Richland Park Horse Trials, scoring a 42.3 aboard the Dofelmier’s Holsteiner gelding, Doesn’t Play Fair.
Are you confident in your bandaging skills? Applying a full front limb bandage that goes above the knee can be tricky and takes practice. This video walks you through this type of bandage, step-by-step, with service technician Rosie Barwick, who is known for her scrupulous bandaging technique.
Sue Hershey manages the USEA Instructors' Certification Program (ICP) and explains how it has developed and how to become involved.
Vesicular Stomatitis is an infectious disease that appears every few years in the arid Southwestern states.
Cindy DePorter fit all the pieces together to make it possible to take her horse, Drop the Buck, to the USEA Adult Team Championship in September. DePorter is the Co-Chair of the USEA Adult Riders’ Committee, and while she plays a big role in making the ATC happen for adult riders across the country, she decided to take part in the fun for herself this year.
“I am so excited to say that my horse Buck and I are going to the Adult Team Championship held at the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships!
KWPN has started a new initiative:The KWPN Online Foal Sales. On Friday, August 1, KWPN breeders came to the KWPN Centre for the photo shoot and to have their KWPN foals filmed. All KWPN foals have a veterinarian declaration of health. KWPN inspectors inspected the foals on correctness in the fundament.
The following is a statement from HRH Princess Haya, who was elected as FEI President in 2006 in the first-ever contested election for the FEI Presidency. She was re-elected in 2010 in the first contested election involving a serving President.
"Earlier today, I notified the National Federations, the FEI Bureau and the FEI staff that, after a great deal of thought and reflection, I have made the very difficult decision not to stand for a third term as FEI President.
Watch some very skilled riders train with David O'Connor in this sample video of a show jumping session, which features a challenging exercise to keep the horse looking for the fence. Go to EventingTrainingOnline.com to see the whole session, and many other clinics with top trainers in eventing!
Dulles, VA - At the USEA Board of Governors meeting August 13, 2014, the Board voted overwhelmingly to waive the transfer and handling fee associated with Xentry for the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC), presented by VTO Saddlery. This reimbursement will also apply to the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series Final (GCF), and the Adult Team Championships (ATC).
What does this mean for competitors entering the AEC in 2014?