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November 10, 2014

Eventers aren’t shy about speaking up when it comes to their horses’ welfare. As a course builder for the past ten years, I’ve certainly heard about it when the riders weren’t happy with something on cross-country.

The jumps have received more than their fair share of the press as we’ve explored how to make them safer, examining the type of jump, placement of jump, or jump construction techniques such as frangible pin technology.

November 9, 2014

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.

November 8, 2014

Eventing Calendar Planning for 2016 and Beyond, and Applying for Grants with Lou Leslie

November 7, 2014

Galway Downs CCI3* Champion Barbara Crabo and Everready II from Area X, the West Coast Young Event Horse 4 and 5 Year Old Champions from Area VI; Amber Levine's Otter Pop and Tamra Smith with Judith McSwain's Fleeceworks Royal tell their stories and what their wins mean to them. Visit the website for the report of the YEH Championships, photos and full results here.

November 7, 2014

Top level rider and trainer, Kim Severson, guides Novice-level riders through a cross-country session featuring tight turns and a ditch exercise. offers the full 40-minute video!


November 7, 2014

The Latest Deformable Cross-Country Jump Technology with Mats Björnetun

Mats is the founder and owner of MIM Construction AB based in Frändefors, Sweden, which has developed and produced crash-tested accessories for the automotive industry since 1986. MIM Construction's business is to design and produce solutions that continue to enhance the safety of everyone from all walks of life.

November 6, 2014

Tip of the Month: Let Go of Your Inner Caveman

All of us agree that when we arrive at the barn, we arrive at a place that's more than just fences, paddocks, and arenas... it's our happy place. Unlike other sport venues, our happy place isn't defined by the venue itself, but by the relationship with our trainers, peers, and most importantly, the horses who live there.

November 5, 2014

Lexington, Ky. - Chris Welton, CEO of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), has announced the creation of new senior staff position: Chief Commercial Officer.

November 5, 2014

Doug Payne from Area II, who has recently moved to a new training barn in North Carolina, offers some helpful advice on starting your own business. 

Listen here.  

Podcast Transcription: 

November 4, 2014

November 4, 2014  — The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. is pleased to welcome the appointment of a new Executive Director.  Ms. Teresa Woods comes to Pony Club as a native of Kentucky and will join the staff at the National Office in late November.  She will “take the Pony Club reins” after more than 17 years of accomplished experience in non-profit leadership, management, development growth and driving the advancement of mission goals. 



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