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Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has substituted a horse on the U.S. Olympic Eventing Team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Phillip Dutton (West Grove, Pa.) has withdrawn Caroline Moran, Simon Roosevelt, and Thomas Tierney's Fernhill Cubalawn, due to veterinary concerns.
Original Post Date: 07/22/2016 - 15:42   |   Last Updated: 2016:07:22 15:42:28

Before the start of the Land Rover Great Meadow International, the U.S. Olympic Team took some time to sit down and give fans and press a closer look at themselves, their horses and their Road to Rio.On Their Team Horses… Phillip Dutton: “I’ll be riding Fernhill Cubalawn, who I’ve had for a couple years now. Brought on by a young girl named Alex Green, and owned by Tom Tierney, Simon Roosevelt and Caroline Moran. I’m really happy with the way he’s going and I think he’s really well suited to hopefully have a really great Games at Rio.”
Original Post Date: 07/18/2016 - 11:16   |   Last Updated: 2016:07:19 08:52:38

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has made a substitution to the U.S. Olympic Eventing Team Traveling Reserve.
Original Post Date: 07/12/2016 - 13:23   |   Last Updated: 2016:07:12 13:23:38

The United States walked away victorious at the first North American based FEI Nations Cup™ at the Land Rover Great Meadow International, presented by Adequan® thanks to super performances by our Rio-bound squad on their direct reserve horses accompanied an individual win by Clark Montgomery on his Olympic partner.
Original Post Date: 07/10/2016 - 17:25   |   Last Updated: 2016:07:10 17:26:41

This week on the Podcast, Chef d’Equipe David O’Connor and USEF Managing Director of Eventing Joanie Morris join us to talk about the process of Olympic team selection including who picks the team and what factors are most influential. The 2016 Olympic Eventing Team was selected last week and consists of Phillip Dutton, Lauren Kieffer, Boyd Martin and Clark Montgomery. 
Original Post Date: 06/29/2016 - 08:43   |   Last Updated: 2016:06:29 09:08:50

This week we continue to preview this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero. Alec Lochore joins us first. He was the Manager of Equestrian Events  at the 2012 London Olympics, and will be the Technical Delegate for the 2016 Games. Will Connell, USEF Director of Sport Programs, also joins us to give us the details on planning and executing successful transport of the teams for this major competition. 
Original Post Date: 06/22/2016 - 12:16   |   Last Updated: 2016:06:29 09:02:34

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named four athlete-and-horse combinations to the U.S. Olympic Eventing Team and one traveling reserve for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Four direct reserve horses have also been named. A direct reserve horse would be an automatic replacement should the original horse on which an athlete was named need to be substituted. Eventing competition at the Olympic Games will take place August 5-9, 2016, at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
Original Post Date: 06/20/2016 - 14:23   |   Last Updated: 2016:06:20 14:23:42

As we sit anxiously on the edge of our seats *wait patiently* to hear the announcement of which riders will represent Team USA at this summer’s Olympic Games, let’s catch up on the who, what, when and how of this High Performance selection: Who is eligible to be selected for the U.S. Eventing Team?
Original Post Date: 06/17/2016 - 13:53   |   Last Updated: 2016:06:18 17:25:29

The countdown continues - we are 50 days away from the Opening Ceremonies of the 2016 Olympic Games. Equestrianism will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement this summer in Rio de Janeiro.Where? All equestrian competition, including eventing, will take place at the Deodoro Olympic Park. This park was built for the 2007 Pan American Games, so the layout and landscape will suit eventing well.
Original Post Date: 06/16/2016 - 10:12   |   Last Updated: 2016:06:16 10:26:56

In this special podcast, we begin our previews of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Cross-Country Course Designer Pierre Michelet joins us to give a few sneak previews of what we can expect from the Summer Games. Michelet is a world-renown course designer having done such events as the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, and the CCI4* at Pau. We also welcome Tyson Rementer and Levi Ryckewaert, who are two of the course builders for the Olympic Games to give us some insight on many of the pieces being put together for this special event. 
Original Post Date: 06/15/2016 - 08:36   |   Last Updated: 2016:06:15 09:37:26

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