ANNAPOLIS, MD (March 31, 2015) – A horse from Pennsylvania that appeared in a Maryland horse show on March 15 has tested positive for the equine herpes virus (EHV); however, none of the horses that were in the Maryland show and none of the horses that live with the sick horse in Pennsylvania are currently exhibiting any signs of illness. One horse that was reported to the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) with a fever on March 29 tested negative for EHV.
The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has approved a revision to the rule regarding activation of a frangible device or obstacle on cross-country.
The USEF has named the list of events that may act as the U.S. selection trials for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro:
The Young and Future Event Horse article series is being provided through a partnership between Mythic Landing Enterprises, LLC., and the USEA.
Karen Fulton, who with her husband Stephen operates Full Moon Farm in Maryland, talks about the various activities they host including the Pony Club and how families become involved. We also hear from Tara Shegogue who wrote an article on farriery in the modern event horses for the current issue of the magazine.
The hot and dry California temperatures did not stand in the way of competitors in the CIC3* Adequan USEA Gold Cup division at Galway Downs in Temecula, California. Event organizer Robert Kellerhouse and his crew spent countless hourswatering and dragging the cross-country courses to ensure the footing was safe and rideable for all competitors.
Ian Stark, cross-country course designer for Galway Downs, built a large but confidence building CIC3* course this year to help prepare the Kentucky-bound pairs for what comes next.
Not a cloud was in sight today at the sunny Galway Downs International Horse Trials in Temecula, California, which kicks off the first three-star of the West Coast this spring. Also serving as an Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series designated competition, Galway Downs marks the third event of the Series for the 2015 calendar year, which culminates at the Final in September, held at the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships in Tyler, Texas.
Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation is pleased to announce that the 2016 Eventing 18 Program outline and application are now available. The Eventing 18 Program is the beginning of the athlete pipeline and aims to build a foundation of future horsemen and women that will hopefully go on to represent the United States. Selection into the program will be based on talent, competitiveness, commitment, and potential.