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Lexington, KY - The USEF High Performance Eventing Spring Training Sessions have come to a close and are being regarded as highly successful. USEF Eventing Team Coach David O'Connor worked with the nation's top horses and riders in Aiken, SC, Ocala, FL, Gilroy, CA, Temecula, CA, and Berkshire, UK on their dressage and jumping skills throughout the training sessions, noting marked improvement.
Original Post Date: 04/05/2013 - 12:18   |   Last Updated: 2013:04:05 12:18:51

Lexington, KY- The United States Equestrian Federation does not certify, endorse, nor approve specific equine nutritional supplements as safe for use during recognized competitions. As a service to USEF Members, and upon request, the USEF Drug and Medication Program office will review product labels to determine if forbidden substances are amongst the specific ingredients listed. However, all competitors are advised that the manufacture of equine nutritional supplements is not currently subject to formal regulation by any government agency; therefore the proportio
Original Post Date: 04/01/2013 - 14:30   |   Last Updated: 2013:04:01 14:30:49

Lexington, KY-The USEF is pleased to announce the Veterinary Panel as well as the Associate Veterinarians for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team. The U.S. Eventing Team Veterinary Panel will play a vital role in the evaluation, selection and success of the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team on team trips and championships in the coming years. The Associate Veterinarians will help in supporting team efforts when necessary. The USEF would like to thank the outgoing panel of Dr. Brendan Furlong, Dr.
Original Post Date: 03/19/2013 - 16:58   |   Last Updated: 2013:03:19 16:58:44

Lexington, KY- The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that 19 USEF eventing competitions have been approved by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) as Targeted CNs. The approval of FEI Targeted CNs comes in response to concerns voiced by National Federations to the FEI regarding Eventing Rules that went into effect January 1, 2013.
Original Post Date: 02/27/2013 - 22:13   |   Last Updated: 2013:02:27 22:31:29

Lexington, KY - The USEF Eventing Team Coach David O'Connor conducted the first two training sessions of 2013 for the redesigned USEF Developing Riders/Eventing 25 Program. The first session took place January 21-24 at Flying Tail Farms at Red Fox Farm in Gilroy, CA for West Coast riders, followed by the second session on January 27-February 1 at Meredyth South in Ocala, FL.
Original Post Date: 02/06/2013 - 13:44   |   Last Updated: 2013:02:06 13:44:41

Lexington, KY - Due to significant changes and reformatting of the FEI Eventing Rules in 2013, the USEF Eventing Department has sought to clarify and explain these revamped rules. Among the most significant changes are the FEI Minimum Eligibility Requirements (MERs) for horses and athletes.
Original Post Date: 01/16/2013 - 09:12   |   Last Updated: 2013:01:16 09:13:20

The USEF Pegasus Awards Gala will again be broadcast on USEF Network in 2013. The Pegasus Awards Gala is the finale event of the USEF Annual Meeting and this year it will be held at the Henry Clay Building in Louisville, KY. Highlights of the show will include the announcement of the 2012 USEF Equestrian of the Year and the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Junior Equestrian of the Year Award, and Pegasus Medal of Honor.
Original Post Date: 01/14/2013 - 13:45   |   Last Updated: 2013:01:14 13:46:19

Lexington, KY- The USEF Eventing High Performance Committee has approved the following High Performance Spring Training Lists for the 2013 season. These lists have been redesigned for 2013 and this is a targeted approach to identify talented horse/rider combinations for future championship teams.
Original Post Date: 12/21/2012 - 10:42   |   Last Updated: 2012:12:21 10:43:17

Lexington, KY- The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and its Eventing High Performance Department is proud to announce a redesigned Developing Riders/Eventing 25 Program beginning in 2013. In 2013, a Developing Rider will be defined as a rider (maximum age of 25) who has achieved a qualifying result at the CCI2* level. Chef d'Equipe David O'Connor will lead the Developing Riders/Eventing 25 program and coach the accepted athletes. In addition to lessons under saddle, there will be a classroom component to this program. Topics will include theory, training and course design.
Original Post Date: 12/14/2012 - 15:46   |   Last Updated: 2012:12:14 15:47:32

Lexington, KY- To reach the highest level of excellence in equestrian sport requires talent, perseverance, a tremendous spirit and often, unwavering courage. In 2012, six horses have shown the world those qualities and more.  On January 18, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) will bestow two of them with the prestigious title of Horse of the Year, the highest honor the USEF awards a horse. Again this year both a national and international horse will win.
Original Post Date: 12/12/2012 - 14:56   |   Last Updated: 2012:12:12 15:02:11


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