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Jo Whitehouse, CEO, reviews the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by VTO Saddlery and explains why she believes this year's event at the Texas Rose Horse Park was the best so far.
Vero Beach, Florida - The Professional Riders Organization, Equiventures LLC and What's Up Productions LLC have recently explored forming a joint venture between the parties for the purpose of producing online broadcasts for the PRO Tour Series. Each entity brought it's respective strengths to the table to start to develop this potential partnership by planning and producing a good online broadcast for Plantation Field International Horse Trials.
This is an opportunity for the sport to recognize those horses and riders who excelled in eventing throughout the year. It is also an opportunity to recognize and honor the important people who have served the sport tirelessly both in a non-riding and riding capacity during their golden years.
While it is simple matter of tabulating points earned in a competition to arrive at horse and rider awards, it is a very different proposition when it comes to the non-rider awards; these awards require nominations from our members.
Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named combinations to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the Military Boekelo CCIO3* and re-allocated USEF Land Rover Competition Grants for that competition and Les Étoiles de Pau CCI4*.
Military Boekelo CCIO3*
The following horse-and-rider combinations have been named to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the Military Boekelo CCIO3*, October 9-12, 2014 in Boekelo, The Netherlands (in alphabetical order):
On July 28 and 29, the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program Committee (which includes the ICP faculty) got together at Phyllis Dawson's Windchase in Purcellville, Virginia, to do what the committee does annually – something that we recommend that all our ICP-certified instructors do: participate in a co-teaching clinic. Via small-group professional conversation and teaching, a co-teaching clinic invites instructors to continue to develop their eye and to refine their understanding of how to cultivate and refine riders’ and horses’ skills.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 At Windchase Farm, Purcellville, VA
This October 21 clinic at Windchase Farm offers 4 small groups of riders at any level from Novice through Advanced the opportunity to work with Mr. Micklem to improve their jump riding. Nancy Knight at the USEA office is now accepting entries. Just click on the link below for an entry form, and e-mail or mail that to her, once completed. Auditors are welcome, as well.
Join world-renowned course designer Richard Jeffery on December 3, alongside the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention, and learn how to design and ride top-notch show jump courses. This seminar is presented by the USEA, USEF, and Gold Chip Stables, and is open to anyone interested in show jump course design and building.
ICP Level 3 Trainer Rebecca Brown, Area VI, who took 11 students, Sr. Preliminary Amateur Winner Darlene McInnes (Warlord), Area IX, and Sr. Training Amateur Winner Brittany Vinson (Falcon Dusky Tiger), Area VI, share their stories from the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by VTO Saddlery, which took place at the Texas Rose Horse Park, September 25-28, 2014.
The 2014 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention is only eight weeks away!
From December 3-7, join us at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas for excellent food, drinks, awards, friends and shopping; what else could you ask for? Besides, we’re giving you the perfect excuse kick off your paddock boots, dress up and have a boot-scootin' good time!