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Philippa Kate Humphreys age 33, of Rockford, MI died tragically while competing in the CCI*** competition at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event on Saturday, May 14, 2016.
Original Post Date: 05/20/2016 - 15:17   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:23 08:56:34

Original Post Date: 05/19/2016 - 14:55   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:19 14:57:40

Eventing unfortunately lost another Olympic great this week, Julie Richard’s Jacob Two Two. “Jake,” an Off-The-Track-Thoroughbred lived his last years peacefully at Richard’s parent’s farm in Newnan, Ga.Glynis Schultz introduced Jake to eventing and piloted him through the two-star level before Abigail Lufkin got the ride, and the pair were named to the 2000 Olympic team (Unfortunately they were not able to compete due to an injury). Karen O’Connor and Jake shared a partnership for a bit after this before he and Richards began their competitive career in 2004.
Original Post Date: 05/06/2016 - 10:44   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:16 08:21:15

One of Karen O’Connor’s top eventing partners, Prince Panache, was euthanized this weekend due to complications of old age. “Nash” was 32.The bay Thoroughbred gelding by Nickel King was imported to the United States in 1994, two years after winning the Windsor CCI2* in England. He was owned by O’Connor’s longtime supporter, Jacqueline Mars, and with her support Nash went on to become a mainstay of the U.S. eventing team through the 1990s and early 2000s.
Original Post Date: 05/03/2016 - 10:58   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:09 12:19:28

March 13, 1946 – March 30, 2016The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is sad to announce that Roger Haller passed away from cancer on Wednesday, March 30. 
Original Post Date: 03/31/2016 - 10:19   |   Last Updated: 2016:04:05 09:48:58

Coleen Joan Keenan-Hersson, 63, of Rixeyville, VA, died peacefully on Thursday, March 3, 2016, with her family at her side in Charlottesville, Virginia. Coleen was born on October 24, 1952, the daughter of Patricia Mary Keenan and Lt. Col. USA (Ret) Daniel Richard Keenan (deceased). Coleen married Noel Hersson in Sweden in the summer of 1990 after they both attended the World Cup Championship in Stockholm. Coleen's love of horses was unquestionable, connecting people and horses together throughout Virginia.
Original Post Date: 03/04/2016 - 20:23   |   Last Updated: 2016:03:04 20:23:43

Don Randle, 60, of Cheyenne, passed away Feb. 28, 2016.Don was born March 22, 1955, in Loveland, Colorado.In 1959, Don moved to Jackson, where his father had work as a carpenter. Don grew up enjoying the outdoors, climbing, hiking and skiing. He graduated from Jackson Hole High School and went on to the University of Wyoming. He graduated from UW with a B.S. in wildlife biology/animal science.
Original Post Date: 03/04/2016 - 11:36   |   Last Updated: 2016:03:04 11:37:52

The USEA is very sad to share that Atlanta, an 8-year-old Argentinian Sport Horse, was humanely euthanized on course this morning at the Ocala Horse Properties Winter II Horse Trials in Ocala, Fla. Ridden by owner, Juan Larrazabal, Atlanta suffered a fractured leg on the Intermediate cross-country course. Atlanta was immediately attended to by the on-site veterinary team, and it was decided that it was in his best interest to be humanely euthanized.The USEA sends our deepest condolences to Juan and all of Atlanta’s connections. 
Original Post Date: 02/12/2016 - 15:19   |   Last Updated: 2016:02:12 15:19:19

The USEA is sadden to hear of the sudden loss of Cavallino Cocktail owned by Benita Strini. “Skotty,” a 13-year-old Irish Sport Horse mare was euthanized following complications from a colic surgery on December 30, 2015. Strini bought Skotty from Zach Brandt, an up-and-coming young professional this year. Skotty took Brandt to his first CCI1* and eventually their first CCI3* together where they finished 10th.  The pair was also named to the USEF Eventing Under 25 Developing Rider program for three consecutive years.
Original Post Date: 12/31/2015 - 11:00   |   Last Updated: 2016:01:04 08:11:26

Nadeem Noon, 1961 – 2015The USEA is saddened to hear of the passing of Nadeem Noon who died on November 12, 2015 at the age of 54. Nadeem suffered from a rare and serious disease called Amyloidosis, a condition which severely affected his heart, lungs and other vital organs. Nadeem was moved to hospice care on Tuesday, November 10th in an effort to make him as comfortable as possible. Nadeem is survived by his wife Sherry and his son Nadir.
Original Post Date: 11/13/2015 - 12:05   |   Last Updated: 2015:11:13 14:07:55

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