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Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and United States Equestrian Team Foundation (USET) have announced the eventing competition grants for European competition in the fall of 2014.
It was a wet day of cross-country at the Adequan/FEI North American Junior Young Rider Championships on Saturday. A persistent light rain fell for most of the morning, but some riders came home more soaked than others as the Head of the Lake was a final soggy landing point for a number of riders. At the end of the CCI* (referred to at NAJYRC as the CH-J*), 13 of the 44 riders will not be continuing on with the competition, with several finishing the day at the water jump.
Thursday at the Kentucky Horse Park the Adequan/FEI North American Junior Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) kicked off the eventing portion of competition. A total of 44 CCI* riders and 9 teams, and 17 CCI** riders and 4 teams got the dressage phase under their belts.
If banks are your Achilles' heel, this sample video from the Jonathan Holling clinic is for you. The full 40-minute video is available on EventingTrainingOnline.com.
In this podcast, Caroline Martin, winner of the two-star at the 2013 NAJYRC, discusses her victory last year. Diane Snow talks about this years' championships and her role as the Co-Chair of the USEA Young Rider Committee.
Southern California Equestrian Sports (SCES) President David Kuhlman announced the 2014 SCES award winners as decided upon by the Board of Directors.
“As an organization we are dedicated to assisting riders and events for the betterment of Equestrian Sports across the United States and Globe. Each of our 2014 award winners are very deserving and we are proud to support them,” said Kuhlman.
A precious member of the eventing community, Judy Thayer, passed away on Friday, July 11.
Lellie Ward’s Paradise Farm is a popular training and competition site in Aiken, S.C., and home to a number of benchmark horse trials throughout the year. This year, the farm gained an unlikely mascot in the form of a precious, pink-nosed ball of fuzz that has quickly collected a fan club both in the Aiken community and on Facebook.
With Opening Ceremonies just a few days away, final preparations for the 2014 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North (NAJYRC) are in full swing. The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that 216 Definite Entries have been received for the championship, which runs July 15-20, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky.
Rob Burk, the USEA's Senior Director of Programs, presents a review of the latest news and upcoming events. Karen O'Connor looks back on her four rides at World Equestrian Games from 1994-2010.
At its June meeting, the Victor Town Board recognized the 25th Anniversary of the Cosequin Stuart Horse Trials with a proclamation, and invited all citizens and civic organizations to support this event. The recognition is not only because of the years of service to the community but also due to the growth of this event over the years and its economic impact on the area.
Founder of the event, Kyra Stuart, and current organizer of the event, Heidi Vahue , received the proclamation.