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Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the Team and Alternates for the U.S. Pan American Eventing Team for the 2015 Pan American Games.
The USEA is seeking nominations for the 2016 USEA Board of Governors. Please fill out the BOG Nomination Application and submit it by Friday, July 15, 2015.
Lexington, Ky. - With a little under two months before the Opening Ceremonies at the 2015 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North (NAJYRC), planning is well underway. The Entry in Principle has closed with riders from across Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. scheduled to compete in the six disciplines of Dressage, Endurance, Eventing, Jumping, Para-Dressage, and Reining. This year NAJYRC will run July 14-19 at the Kentucky Horse Park.
This question tests the bravery of your horse and his ability to think on his feet. What goes up must come down! So the rider is going to go through a series of positions, as in one stride you're on and off of a respectable sized bank.
Woodside, CA, May 15, 2015 - The seventh annual Woodside Preliminary Challenge will be the highlight of the Event At Woodside on May 22-24. The popular competition, which climaxes with show jumping in the Grand Prix Arena on Saturday evening, will offer $15,000 in prize money and additional $15,000 in prizes for the two divisions.
Leesburg, Va. – The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce their new partnership with Intervet Inc,. d/b/a Merck Animal Health. Merck Animal Health has signed on as a Corporate Sponsor and as the Official Animal Health Provider of the USEA. In addition, Merck is now a Platinum Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships as well as a Contributing Sponsor of the USEA Gold Cup Series, USEA Young Event Horse Series, and the USEA Future Event Horse Series.
The Adequan USEA Gold Cup and PRO Tour Series CIC3* division at Chattahoochee Hills ended the final phase of competition, cross-country, as it began with Leslie Law and Tout de Suite “Colby” leading the field. Law was proud of the run that Colby put in, and especially proud of his go through jump 13abc.
The Chattahoochee Hills International and Horse Trials officially kicked off on Friday morning with dressage running in three separate rings. Early weather reports warned of impending thunder storms conjuring, and organizer Hugh Lochore was actually looking forward to the rain in order to save his crew from spending time in the water truck. While the rain never materialized, a few notably strong rides did in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup and PRO Tour Series CIC3* division.
Leesburg, Va. – The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to welcome back Corporate Sponsor Standlee Hay Company, Inc., for their second year as the Official Forage of the USEA. Standlee supports several of the USEA programs, with a contributing sponsorship for the USEA Gold Cup Series, Young Event Horse Series, Future Event Horse Series, as well as a Platinum Level Sponsorship for the American Eventing Championships.
The next Adequan USEA Gold Cup qualifying competition and PRO Tour Series Event is this weekend at the CHC International at Chattahoochee Hills. Check out a fence-by-fence preview of Hugh Lochore's cross-country course here. The dressage kicks off this morning with show jumping this afternoon and cross-country wrapping up the competition tomorrow afternoon.
From the USCTA Book of Eventing (Published by the USCTA in 1987)
Conditioning makes the horse fit and increases his endurance performance with less wear and tear on feet and legs. The idea is to work his heart and lungs in short intervals, let him recover a bit, then work him again. The following schedule for Training level horse provides an introduction for the horse and rider at the lower levels to the principle of interval training.
Equestrians (and most certainly eventers) are passionate about horses, but often struggle to turn their passion into a viable business. Whether you are a trainer, instructor, farm owner, veterinarian, or farrier, your primary challenge is to gain clients and efficiently manage your business.
How does one gain new clients and efficiently manage an equestrian business?