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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

David M. Crystal, age 73, passed away October 3, 2015, as a result of complications from heart disease. He is survived by his wife, Melissa Crystal; two daughters, Rebecca (Roman) Pizmoht of Rapidan, VA and Abby (Matt) Scott of Walworth; granddaughter, Emily Scott; brother, Robert Crystal of Florida; many nieces and nephews, as well as cherished brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Original Post Date: 10/13/2015 - 08:36   |   Last Updated: 2015:10:13 08:36:33

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Tony DeGroot patriarch of the DeGroot family and owner of DG Bar Ranch in Hanford, California.  Mr. DeGroot and his wife Betty, along with well-known sport horse trainer Willy Arts and the entire DeGroot family opened DG Bar Ranch in April 1985.  Today the focus of DG Bar Ranch is breeding, developing and training young horses for the FEI Young Horse Competition.  Mr.
Original Post Date: 09/16/2015 - 21:14   |   Last Updated: 2015:09:16 21:27:05

The USEA is sad to hear of the passing of the Hall of Fame member, Giltedge.
Original Post Date: 09/04/2015 - 13:00   |   Last Updated: 2015:09:09 14:26:48

The USEA is very sad to hear of the passing of Hall of Fame member, Karen Stives, who lost her long battle with lung cancer today at the age of 64.  
Original Post Date: 08/14/2015 - 21:31   |   Last Updated: 2015:08:14 21:32:19

Sonnad, Seema Subash, 52, died on May 27, 2015, in Renton, Wash. Seema suffered a cardiac arrhythmia while running an ultra-marathon, and passed away at Valley Medical Center with her husband, brother and sister-in-law at her side.Seema will be greatly missed by many. With seemingly boundless energy, she was passionate about sharing her knowledge, interests and experience with everyone around her. Seema was devoted to her career, horses and running, but shared her love of fine wine and ballroom dancing with her beloved husband and soul mate, Henry.
Original Post Date: 05/28/2015 - 21:08   |   Last Updated: 2015:05:28 21:08:45

John “Jack” Leary, 60, of Lovettsville, Virginia, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Burlington, Connecticut. Jack was born October 23, 1954 in New York, N.Y., son of the late Daniel A. Leary and Elisabeth (Mullen) Leary; he grew up in Connecticut and spent much of his adult life in Litchfield. He received a BA in Political Science from Georgetown University, Washington DC, in 1976. Jack began his career in 1976 with Motorlease Corporation, his family’s fleet management company in Farmington, CT.
Original Post Date: 04/28/2015 - 09:35   |   Last Updated: 2015:04:28 14:38:23

Wanda Webb, a dedicated rider and instructor on the western Eventing circuit for over 30 years, died March 27, 2015, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Wanda competed through the one-star level and is best known for competing her horse Country Swing at the Preliminary level throughout the West.
Original Post Date: 04/06/2015 - 10:35   |   Last Updated: 2015:04:06 10:35:16

The USEA and the staff at the Red Hills Horse Trials are deeply saddened by the accident that took the life of Conahy’s Courage owned by Imogen de Lavis and ridden by Canada’s Kyle Carter. The entire Eventing community sends deepest condolences to Imogen and Kyle on the loss of this lovely horse.
Original Post Date: 03/11/2015 - 15:58   |   Last Updated: 2015:03:11 20:27:35

Richard Meade (GBR) OBE, triple Olympic gold Eventing champion, former member of the FEI Bureau, FEI Eventing Committee and Chairman of Group II (Northern Europe), has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 76 years old.He became the first British athlete to win individual Eventing gold at the Munich 1972 Olympic Games, after making his Olympic début in Tokyo eight years earlier.
Original Post Date: 01/09/2015 - 10:14   |   Last Updated: 2015:01:09 10:14:59

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