USEF approves additional helmet rules for competition

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. Sara Ike, USEF managing director of eventing,…

United States Equestrian Federation honors endurance riders

Kelsey Kimbler from Aberdeen, South Dakota received the USEF Junior Equestrian of the Year Award at the USEF annual awards dinner on January 22. Taking double honors at the awards ceremony, Kimbler was also the recipient of the 2010 USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award, sponsored by Breyer Animal Creations. Kimbler, a 17-year-old high school senior has…