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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.
Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the ranked alternates for the U.S. Pan American Eventing Team for the 2015 Pan American Games.
The alternate athlete-and-horse combinations have been ranked in the following order (pending the approval of the Ad Hoc Selection Group):
The USEA is extremely proud to announce the new inductees to join the 32 other icons of Eventing in the USEA Eventing Hall of Fame, all of whom have dedicated their lives to our sport. We wish we could include everyone who is deserving of this honor, but unfortunately the number of inductees is limited to a maximum of eight per class. We will however keep the names of all those nominated on file until the next Hall of Fame.
The Western Pennsylvania Combined Training Association has been a long-standing and loyal affiliate of the USEA since 1995. After almost 20 years, the organization is no longer active. We will miss seeing Western Pennsylvania among our affiliates. Good luck, and thanks for all your service to the Eventing affiliate community.
We begin our series of previews of this summer's Pan American Games and Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships with Canadian Coach Clayton Fredericks and Area I Coach Mikki Kuchta.
It may have been Father’s Day today, but it was the girls who finished on top at the inaugural Great Meadow International. In the CIC3*, Jennie Brannigan completed her wire-to-wire win with Nina Gardner’s Cambalda, a 13-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding – adding just eight time penalties to finish in first.
It was a seriously good decision that the Land Rover Great Meadow International organizers moved up the schedule to outrun the scheduled thunderstorms and both the CIC3* and Pan American Preparatory Trial were completed in just a little over the hour. Shortly after the final horse jumped the skies opened up to intense storms and tornado warnings.
In the CIC3* Cambalda’s barn name, Ping, was quite fitting tonight as he tackled the Richard Jeffery show jumping course with ease – leaving all the rails in the cups and maintaining her spot at the top of the leaderboard.