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John Marshall, the organizer of Fresno Horse Trials in Area VI, tells us what their program looks like in 2015, and Katie Coleman offers a natural skin remedy for horses.
The “Evaluation of the Young Event Horse Prospect” Symposium is one month away and there is still time to register!
This educational event is ideal for anyone interested in breeding, handling, buying, riding and evaluating young event horses. The symposium will be taking place in Ocala, Florida, February 16-18, and will explain both the Future Event Horse (FEH) and Young Event Horse (YEH) programs, as well as provide a certification opportunity for FEH/YEH judges.
Below is the winning essay of the 2015 Worth the Trust Adult Amateur scholarship. Congratulations to Kate Vane, and best of luck in the future!
Is your membership current? Before you start competing, make sure your membership is current for the competition season. Visit the USEA's Online Services and renew or fax your application to the USEA at (703) 779-0550 or call us 703-779 0440 (2).
The Young and Future Event Horse article series is being provided through a partnership between Mythic Landing Enterprises, LLC., and the USEA.
Ocala, Florida - Multi-Olympian Karen O'Connor has been appointed the new coach of the Mexican Eventing Team and will assume the role immediately. The appointment will involve O'Connor training the team for major events including the Pan American Games in Toronto this summer and the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in 2016.
Rob Burk, COO, tells us what we can look forward to in 2015 from events to awards and everything in-between. Caitlin Silliman shares her plans for her new partnership with the 2014 East Coast Young Event Horse Champion and offers us this week's Training Tip on transitions.
His thoroughbred bloodlines were excellent, but his days in the winners’ circle were long over. So how did a tapped-out fairgrounds racehorse in southern Illinois, bought for just $750, end up qualifying for the Rolex just two seasons later? It all comes down to his owner and rider, Leah Lang-Gluscic.
Richard Meade (GBR) OBE, triple Olympic gold Eventing champion, former member of the FEI Bureau, FEI Eventing Committee and Chairman of Group II (Northern Europe), has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 76 years old.
He became the first British athlete to win individual Eventing gold at the Munich 1972 Olympic Games, after making his Olympic début in Tokyo eight years earlier.
We had a lot of fun with the USEA 12 Days of Giveaways contest on Facebook and appreciate all of the participation! The following winners were selected at random and have accepted their prizes:
Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and The Dutta Corporation will continue their partnership through 2018, as The Dutta Corp. will remain the Official Shipper for the U.S. Dressage and Eventing Teams, as well as:
Athens Olympic Eventing Individual Gold Medalist Leslie Law, who has been named the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Eventing Developing Rider Coach, believes there is plenty of knowledge and talent in the US and explains why he is looking forward to his new role. Leslie also offers our Training Tip of the Week.