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The USEA has spearheaded the effort for equine cardiovascular and pulmonary research with the development of the cardio study over five years ago. The research has now gone global with a study being run by a group of veterinarians affiliated to the University of Bern in Switzerland. Please read the below letter from one of the veterinarians on the study and assist if you are able.
Dear Riders, Trainers and Veterinarians,
In the interest of the familiarization for horses and handlers, the free jump evaluation through a jump chute for three-year-olds at the USEA Future Event Horse East Coast Championship is optional in 2015.
In our series of previews with coaches for the Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships that takes place in the Kentucky Horse Park from July 14-19th, we hear from Area III Coach Leslie Law, and for the Pan American Games in Toronto from July 17-19th, Sir Mark Todd tells us what he is hoping for with the Brazilian team.
The following individuals received their USEF Eventing Officials License from the USEF Licensed Officials Committee (LOC). We welcome them and encourage you to introduce yourself when you see them officiating at an event.
Anderson, Lisa ‘r’
Matt, Holly ‘r’
Joni Abney 'r'
Karyn Rainey 'r'
Clay, John ‘r’
Hamilton, Dorothy ‘R’
Temkin, Andrew ‘R’
Winn, Karen ‘R’
Wood, Cindy ‘r’
Durr, John Michael ‘r’
Grandia, Marc ‘r’
Wood, Bert ‘R’
Mark your calendars for December 2-6, Eventers!
The USEA Annual Meeting and Convention, featuring the 2015 USEA Eventing Hall of Fame, is coming to Washington, D.C., and we want to see you there. We will be honoring our Hall of Fame inductees and share in the joy of excellence at the USEA National Awards Luncheon.
By Hannah Slade
The Area IX season is now well underway, and the juniors and young riders are proving to be a force to be reckoned with on the leaderboards. As a young rider myself at 15, it’s pleasing to see my fellow young rider teammates be so successful. It’s astonishing to watch the young riders and their horses lead the divisions from start to finish. From Beginner Novice to Preliminary, the Area IX young riders are frequently at the top of the pack, and more often than not, maintain the lead throughout the jumping phases.
Sinead Halpin, Coach of Area II Team talks about their preparation for the FEI/Adequan North American & Junior Young Rider Championships which take place in the
Each September, hundreds of juniors, adults amateurs and professionals travel from all across the nation to participate in this prestigious competition, vying for the chance to win a piece of the prize money, unrivaled awards , and the chance to be named the best in the nation at their respective levels. In just 90 days, the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC), presented by VTO Saddlery, returns to the Texas Rose Horse Park to complete its successful three year run in the Lone Star state.
The USEA Equine Cardiopulmonary Research Group will be conducting a study this weekend at the New Jersey Horse Park as part of the New Jersey Horse Trials I, June 27-28. The Group has been working on improving the testing techniques and the USEA has now purchased additional equipment that will allow for more horses to be included in the study.
"If you don't have anything nice to say don't say anything at all." We've all heard the quote, but how many of us forget to take our own advice when we speak to ourselves?
Riding is a sport of distances, from 12' strides to 3' fences and 550 meters per minute. While these distances certainly play an important role in riding, so does the 7" between your ears. Since this is where confidence, optimism and willpower is born, it just might be the most important distance of all.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the dates, locations and judges for the 2015 Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships on the east and west coast.
The 2015 YEH East Coast Championship will be held on October 15-16 at Fair Hill International in Elkton, Maryland. The YEH West Coast Championship will be held at Galway Downs (Temecula, Calif.) on October 28-29, 2015.