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It is with heavy hearts that the USEA has learned of the passing of member and Area VIII eventer, Christine Brown.Christine Brown, 43, had competed through Intermediate, and was an active member of the USEA. She was a former Area VIII chair, and an avid volunteer. The USEA would like to send its deepest condolences to Brown's family and friends during this time of sorrow. A full obituary can be found here.
Original Post Date: 07/11/2013 - 10:06   |   Last Updated: 2013:07:22 11:34:26

It is with deep regret that the USEA announces the passing of Andrea Leatherman's 7-year-old Thoroughbred mare, Neveah, after a fall at the Ocala Horse Trials today. We send our greatest condolences to Andrea and all of Neveah's connections. 
Original Post Date: 02/08/2013 - 13:48   |   Last Updated: 2013:02:08 13:49:48

Richard Harte Thompson of Malvern, Pennsylvania:  Father, Grandfather, and avid supporter, participant, and enthusiast of equestrian Three-Day Eventing, Beagling, land conservancy and equestrian sport communications, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2012.Mr. Thompson, who grew up in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, attended the Episcopal Academy in Merion, Pennsylvania, St. Andrews School in Middletown, Delaware, and Penn State University.
Original Post Date: 06/13/2012 - 15:07   |   Last Updated: 2012:06:13 15:09:37

It is with the heaviest of hearts that the USEA says farewell to one of its most loyal and enduring members, Mr. Richard H. Thompson, who passed away in the early hours of this morning, June 5. Dick served the sport and the USEA in many capacities and for many years. A former USEA board member, he was currently serving on the USEA Endowment Trust where he so willingly lent the benefit of his knowledge and wisdom.
Original Post Date: 06/05/2012 - 20:14   |   Last Updated: 2012:06:07 09:47:42

It is with deep sadness that the FEI has learned of the passing of FEI Medical Committee Chairman Dr Craig Ferrell (USA). Dr Ferrell, 62, died on Monday 28 May from injuries sustained in a fall during a polo match near his home in Franklin, Tennessee.
Original Post Date: 05/29/2012 - 09:27   |   Last Updated: 2012:05:30 09:55:37

The USEA is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Amy Tryon. We would like to send our condolences to her husband Greg and mother, Jemi. An official statement will be released shortly.
Original Post Date: 04/12/2012 - 19:53   |   Last Updated: 2012:04:12 20:33:57

This afternoon at the Spring Horse Trials at the Ark in Monroe, NC, Maggie Hitron’s horse “Willpower”, a 17-year-old Thoroughbred gelding, collapsed before jumping fence 18. Maggie was not injured. A full necropsy will be performed due to a suspected aneurism.  Everyone at the Ark and our the officials extend their heartfelt condolences to Maggie and her father, John, the owners of this horse.The USEA would also like to extend their sympathy to Maggie and her family.
Original Post Date: 03/31/2012 - 18:33   |   Last Updated: 2012:03:31 19:32:56

This afternoon at Pine Top Advanced Horse Trials in Thomson, Georgia, Megan Moore’s horse “The Grasshopper”, a 12 year old Thoroughbred gelding, collapsed while jumping fence 17. Megan was not injured. A full necropsy will be performed due to a suspected aneurism.Pine Top Farm and the officials at the horse trials extend their heartfelt condolences to Megan and her father, Howard, the owners of this horse.
Original Post Date: 02/25/2012 - 13:33   |   Last Updated: 2012:02:25 13:38:13

It is with great sadness that Equiventures, organizers of the Ocala Horse Properties Winter 2 Horse Trials, as well as the USEA reports on the tragic loss of Jack’s Irish Z in this afternoon’s Intermediate division. Katlyn Hewson, the owner/rider of Irish, was not injured in the incident.  Irish landed following the second to last fence on course and was unable to bear weight on one of his legs and as a result of his injuries had to be humanely euthanized. Equiventures and the USEA extends it heartfelt sympathy to owners Katlyn, Chuck and Sue Hewson and partner Karl Slezak.
Original Post Date: 02/11/2012 - 16:57   |   Last Updated: 2012:02:11 19:42:15

Sue Clark, the stable manager at Stonehall Farm in The Plains, VA, has confirmed the death of Landmark’s Legendary Affaire, a 6-year-old Thoroughbred gelding owned by Ms. Jacqueline Mars and ridden by Lauren Kieffer. “Tux” was inside a hyperbaric oxygen chamber at KESMARC Florida, an equine sports medicine facility in Ocala, Florida, when the chamber exploded. Local reports say 28-year-old Erica Marshall was also killed in the accident. Sorcha Moneley was reportedly critically injured and airlifted to a health facility in Gainesville, Florida for treatment.
Original Post Date: 02/10/2012 - 16:10   |   Last Updated: 2012:02:10 16:16:23


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