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The USEA joins the eventing community across the world in mourning the deaths of German rider Benjamin Winter at Luhmuhlen, Canadian rider Jordan McDonald at Nunney International Horse Trials, and Tom Crisp's Luhmuhlen mount, Liberal. 
Original Post Date: 06/16/2014 - 09:17   |   Last Updated: 2014:06:16 09:17:46

“It is with incredible difficulty that I relate news of the tragic passing of my cherished partner RF Smoke on the Water,” U.S. eventer Marilyn Little announced in a statement released on May 1.
Original Post Date: 05/01/2014 - 18:11   |   Last Updated: 2014:05:05 08:31:59

Nancy Bell Gosch, 85, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the family farm outside Newnan, Georgia. Mrs. Gosch was an important figure in eventing not only as an instructor at all levels, but as a sport horse breeder as well.
Original Post Date: 04/09/2014 - 14:27   |   Last Updated: 2014:04:09 14:42:59

A bank complex to memorialize the life of the late Zoe DiGiovanni is being built at the Carolina Horse Park. The team's fundraising goal is $5000, which they hope to reach by the Carolina International CIC3* in March.
Original Post Date: 02/28/2014 - 09:22   |   Last Updated: 2014:02:28 09:41:44

The USEA sends its condolences to the friends and family of Mike Strang, a longtime supporter of horse sports and eventing in Area IX.
Original Post Date: 02/18/2014 - 10:48   |   Last Updated: 2014:02:18 10:48:51

The USEA celebrates the amazing, decorated life of USEA Horse of the Century and 2006 Hall of Fame Inductee, Biko. Biko passed away January 29, 2014, at the age of 30. Be sure to listen to Karen O'Connors touching tribute to this wonderful horse.
Original Post Date: 02/07/2014 - 11:10   |   Last Updated: 2014:02:07 11:11:29

Original Post Date: 02/06/2014 - 11:15   |   Last Updated: 2014:02:07 08:48:12

The USEA bids farewell to eventing legend and 2006 Hall of Fame Inductee, Biko. Biko passed away today, January 29, 2014.Biko, a large, bay Thoroughbred gelding (Beau Charmeur - My Hansel) with a lovely white blaze holds the number six spot on the USEA Top Ten All American High Point Horses of the Century, and in 1999 won the Horse of the Century Award from the USEA.  He was owned by the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard H Thompson of Malvern, Pennsylvania.
Original Post Date: 01/29/2014 - 16:04   |   Last Updated: 2014:02:03 14:40:08

The USEA extends its condolences and sympathy to Tim, Karen, and Patience O'Neal for the loss of their Advanced-level equine partner, True Avenue. The 11-year-old Thoroughbred mare was lost due to colic on January 7. Kathryn Daniel was kind enough to send us a statement and some words from the O'Neal family.
Original Post Date: 01/21/2014 - 12:29   |   Last Updated: 2014:01:22 10:41:48

Allison Springer's recently acquired, and extraordinarily promising mount, Lionheart, was euthanized on January 18 following complications due to colic. Formerly piloted to the four-star level by William Fox-Pitt, the 12-year-old Westphalian gelding was bought by the Team Lionheart Syndicate LLC in the fall of 2013. Our hearts go out to Allison, the members in the Team Lionheart Syndicate, and all of those affected by the loss of this magnificent animal.
Original Post Date: 01/19/2014 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2014:01:21 12:08:57


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