Jan 17, 2019

USEA Events A-Z: Midsouth Pony Club Horse Trials

The Midsouth Pony Club (MSPC) hosts its annual Horse Trials at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky (Area VIII) in late June of each year offering Starter through Intermediate/Preliminary divisions. The event runs concurrently with the Midsouth Pony Club Rally and also serves as a fundraiser for the Club.

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VIDEO: Cross-Country Designs for the Future

James Atkinson led a panel including course designers Captain Mark Phillips, John Michael Durr, Gretchen Butts, Morgan Rowsell, and Cathy Wieschhoff in a discussion about the responsibilities of the course designer and the many factors that influence course design.

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Jan 15, 2019 Instructors

Meet the Clinicians of the 2019 USEA Educational Symposium

Six highly respected clinicians from all parts of the world will come together on February 18-21 at the Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Florida to bring a week of education to the USEA Educational Symposium. With the symposium only a month away, it’s time to get to know the six stars who will present valuable information for the upcoming competition year.

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Jan 15, 2019 Sponsor

Feeding Horses in Cold Temperatures

Several environmental conditions affect horses in the winter, and for each decrease in coldness of one degree Fahrenheit below the critical temperature, there is an increase in digestible energy requirements for body temperature maintenance.

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Jan 14, 2019 Grants

USET Foundation Awards Amanda Pirie Warrington Grant to Ryan Keefe

The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded the 2019 Amanda Pirie Warrington Grant to up-and-coming eventing rider Ryan Keefe of Sandy Spring, Maryland.

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Jan 14, 2019 Intercollegiate

Study Up on the 2019 Intercollegiate Team Challenge Calendar

The USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program was established in 2014, and has been building team spirit, camaraderie, healthy rivalries, and great competition ever since. 2019 will mark the fourth annual USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Team Championships, and this year the main event moves to Chattahoochee Hills in Fairburn, Georgia, May 18-19.

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Jan 13, 2019 Resources + Education

Grid Pro Quo with Ryan Wood

While this jumping exercise doesn’t involve any actual jumps, I find that it is the perfect exercise to help my students and horses ride their courses better. I often find that once you start jumping a course, your horse can get on a roll and become a bit flat, which leads to their form dissipating a little bit.

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Jan 12, 2019 USEA Foundation

The Unique Meaning Behind the Rebecca Broussard Developing Rider Grants

After sitting at the USEA Awards luncheon last month, seeing the many awards and grants being handed out, I was compelled to write about the Rebecca Broussard grants, the meaning of being selected and what it truly means as a recipient.

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Jan 11, 2019 Safety

PODCAST: Safety First + Better Management for Better Results

This week, on the first episode of the USEA Podcast in 2019, we are joined by retired Fire and EMS Captain Rusty Lowe, who volunteers his time at many events as Safety Coordinator, and Marcia Kulak, an upper-level event rider with over 25 years of international competitive experience.

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Jan 10, 2019 Competitions

USEA Events A-Z: MCTA Horse Trials

The Maryland Combined Training Association Horse Trials take place yearly at Shawan Downs in Cockeysville, Maryland (Area II) in early May, offering horse trial divisions for Beginner Novice through Intermediate and combined tests for Preliminary through Advanced.

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Jan 09, 2019 Competitions

Changes to the USEA Online Calendar Listings

At the end of 2018 the United States Eventing Association (USEA) launched a new website and with this update came a new process for the USEA’s online competition calendar. This change was not a result of the new website, but because of the USEA Omnibus no longer being offered in a printed version.

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