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A powerful video demonstrating the unique and extraordinary bond between the Olympics’ most muscular athlete – the horse – and their courageous riders has been released today, less than three months before the start of the Rio 2016 Games.Around the world in 80 days – or just a bit over! – #TwoHearts will spread the spirit of a sport that has been at the core of the Olympic Movement for over a century and in which – uniquely – men and women compete head-to-head for the same medals.
Original Post Date: 05/17/2016 - 15:23   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:17 15:23:15

Andrew Bennie is an eventing coach, competitor and judge. He represented New Zealand on the international stage many times, but most notably at the 1988 Olympic Games, where he earned a team bronze medal. After achieving many personal accolades, Bennie took on the other side of a competition when he became an FEI licensed official in 2008.
Original Post Date: 04/25/2016 - 12:40   |   Last Updated: 2016:04:25 12:52:07

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) has released the list of nations who are qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.This summer, Equestrianism can celebrate 104 years in the Olympic Movement. Eventing with be the first discipline to compete with dressage on August 6-7, cross-country August 8, and show jumping August 9, 2016. The competition will take place at the National Equestrian Centere in Deodoro, which was built for the 2007 Pan American Games.
Original Post Date: 03/30/2016 - 15:02   |   Last Updated: 2016:03:30 15:31:41

Come celebrate U.S. Eventing at Stableview Farm in Aiken, SC next Thursday, March, 3. The fun starts at 5:00 p.m. with a Masterclass led by Phillip Dutton and Boyd Martin followed by a recognition of U.S. Eventing Legends. Stick around after the Masterclass for the after party featuring your favorite athletes as guest bartenders, a live auction and more! All of the proceeds will benefit the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team’s Road to Rio!
Original Post Date: 02/22/2016 - 10:43   |   Last Updated: 2016:02:24 10:48:41

Instrumental in the Olympic and World Equestrian Games qualifying selection process for the United States and Canada, Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event (JFI) returns to the Horse Park of New Jersey, May 11-15, to host qualifying selection trials for the U.S. Eventing Team that will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Original Post Date: 02/04/2016 - 11:47   |   Last Updated: 2016:02:10 09:58:49

Marcio Jorge (BRA) and Coronel MCJ were popular and convincing winners of the Aquece Rio International Horse Trials, the test event that wound to a close at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Centre today. In front of a huge contingent of voluble fans, Jorge steered the talented grey to a supremely confident clear over the coloured fences to claim victory – and the gold medal – by a huge margin over runner-up Marcio Appel (Cross Rock), with Marcelo Tosi (Glenfly) in bronze.
Original Post Date: 08/09/2015 - 22:26   |   Last Updated: 2015:08:09 22:26:23

Marcio Jorge (BRA) and his compatriot Marcelo Tosi still hold the advantage at the Aquece Rio International Horse Trials, but it is Jorge at the head of the field after cross country not yesterday’s Dressage leader Tosi.
Original Post Date: 08/08/2015 - 20:45   |   Last Updated: 2015:08:08 20:46:30

Today marks the one-year countdown to the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where equestrian sport will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement at the first Games to be held in South America.The world’s best horses and riders will compete for medals in the Olympic disciplines of Eventing, Dressage and Jumping over 12 days of intense competition at the Olympic Equestrian Centre at Deodoro.
Original Post Date: 08/05/2015 - 08:16   |   Last Updated: 2015:08:05 08:19:03

Marilyn Payne (USA) has been selected as the President of the Ground Jury for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A friend of the USEA, Marilyn serves as the USEA Young Event Horse Committee Chair and is a member of the Eventing Licensed Officials Committee. Sandy Phillips (GBR) and Andrew Bennie (AUS) will join Marilyn on the Ground Jury, and Alec Lochore will serve as the TD. The course designer, named previously, is Pierre Michelet of France.
Original Post Date: 06/17/2015 - 13:47   |   Last Updated: 2015:06:17 13:47:33

The USEA is pleased to present a series of stories written by Joe Verga that chronicles Eventing from 2000-2010. 
Original Post Date: 03/25/2015 - 14:25   |   Last Updated: 2015:03:26 08:56:31


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