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The USEA is sad to report that one of Boyd Martin’s former upper level partners died yesterday, October 27, 2016. “Oscar” was a 12-year-old Irish Sport Horse, by Coevers Diamond Boy and out of Ballyvannon Beauty VII. Martin stated the gelding suffered from cardiac arrest.
Original Post Date: 09/28/2016 - 10:26   |   Last Updated: 2016:09:28 10:36:05

The USEA is saddened to learn that HHS Cooley was euthanized yesterday after suffering a fracture on course at Burgham Horse Trials in Northumberland, UK. The 12-year-old Irish Sport Horse was ridden by Liz Halliday-Sharp and owned by her mother Deborah Halliday.Halliday-Sharp took “Cooley” up the levels herself, piloting him through his first CCI* in 2011 all the way to their first CCI4* completion this spring at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. The pair spent winters in Florida, racking up many top placings at U.S. events through the years.
Original Post Date: 07/31/2016 - 10:11   |   Last Updated: 2016:07:31 10:17:13

The USEA is saddened to learn that Avery Klunick lost her upper level partner, In It To Win It, last night during a colic surgery.Klunick and “Winston,” a 16-year-old New Zealand Sport Horse (By Chinese Gold) have grown their partnership together since Klunick got the ride in 2008 from Julia Briskin, who piloted the gelding through Intermediate.
Original Post Date: 07/01/2016 - 10:28   |   Last Updated: 2016:07:01 10:37:55

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

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