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Lexington, KY - Following their Committee Meeting on March 29, the Eligible Eventing Athletes Committee decided that they would like to have another opportunity to interview the two short-listed candidates for the position of U.S. Eventing Chef d'Equipe/Technical Advisor, which becomes available in 2013.
Original Post Date: 03/30/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 15:38:26

Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) will host a Forum on March 10th, 2011 for Eventing Long Listed Athletes* to hear directly from the short-listed applicants for the position of Eventing Chef d'Equipe/Technical Advisor beginning in 2013. The two short-listed candidates recommended by the Search Committee are Leslie Law and David O'Connor. The process to select a new Chef d'Equipe/Technical Advisor for Eventing has been underway since the summer of 2010. In August of last year, the USEF opened up the application process. 
Original Post Date: 03/09/2011 - 13:24   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 16:28:17

Lexington, KY - Leslie Law and David O'Connor have been named to the 2013 Eventing Chef d'Equipe/Technical Advisor Short List. USEF received nine applications from six different nations. The Search Committee interviewed six applicants over the last two weeks. The applicant group is extremely qualified with over thirty Olympic, Pan American, European Championship, and World Equestrian Games medals between them. 
Original Post Date: 03/03/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 16:33:33

Lexington, KY - The Board of Directors during this year's United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Annual Meeting approved new helmet rules for riders in both eventing and dressage - just two weeks after dozens of stakeholders in equestrian sport met with the goal of improving rider safety across disciplines."If the technology is available to reduce head injuries, the time to use it is now," said USEF President David O'Connor. "I am very proud of our organization for taking this very important step.  It is a huge direction of change."
Original Post Date: 01/25/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:10 17:06:34

Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Eventing High Performance program congratulates the following riders on their invitation into the 2011 Developing Rider Program. Riders were selected for this program by either submitting an application, or were recommended by Talent Spotters or the Selection Committee.Rider/Age/HometownA ListKate Brown/24/Mansfield, GASinead Halpin/29/Oldwick, NJAndrea Leatherman /25/Ocala, FLClark Montgomery /29/Fairburn, GAHeather Morris/31/Lewisville, TX
Original Post Date: 12/08/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:10 17:31:57

Lexington, KY - The Eventing High Performance Training Lists have been revised for the 2011 season. These riders will be invited to participate in training sessions this winter with Capt. Mark Phillips. The Eventing Selectors and High Performance Committee revised the approach to the training lists with the objective of being successful at the 2012 London Olympic Games. It is anticipated the new structure will allow more focus on the riders themselves, and allow more exposure for some of the talented young horses coming up through the levels. 
Original Post Date: 12/08/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:10 17:33:51

Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is announcing the following date and location for the 2011 Adequan FEI North American Junior/Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North (NAJYRC). The NAJYRC will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park July 27-31, 2011.
Original Post Date: 11/03/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 11:25:06

Lexington, KY- On a blustery fall day the USEF National CCI1* Championships concluded with some of the United States' best up-and-coming combinations contesting the show jumping phase. Champions were crowned across four separate divisions at the competition that was held in combination with the Hagyard Midsouth Three-Day Event and Team Challenge at the Kentucky Horse Park. 
Original Post Date: 10/25/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 11:58:22

Lexington, KY- The U.S. eventing scene shifts its focus back to Lexington, KY this weekend for the USEF National CCI1* Championships as riders from across the country stake their claim on the final championship of the year. Just two weeks after the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, the Kentucky Horse Park is set to showcase some of the best up-and-coming horse and rider combinations in America.
Original Post Date: 10/21/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 12:09:21

Gladstone, NJ - The Board of the Essex Trust is proud to announce Ashley Kehoe of Purcellville, VA as the recipient of the Essex Grant; an award in the amount of $5,000.  The Essex Trust is a charitable (501c3) fund initiated by the Trustees of the Essex Horse Trials to further the sport of Eventing both through grants to improve the horsemanship of young riders, and to the organizations which lend support and volunteers to Three Day Event competitions.  The Essex Horse Trials was one of the most prestigious Three Day Events held at the USET's Hamilton Farm in Gladstone, NJ.
Original Post Date: 10/20/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 12:11:44

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