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USA Completions at Pan Am Endurance Championship Uruguay

October 6, 2013 ~ 2013 Pan American Endurance Championship Junior/Young Rider & Seniors September 27, 2013 Trinidad, Uruguay by EMMETT ROSS, Chef d’ Equipe A trio of our committed up-and-coming international endurance riders, including two young riders, McCamey Kimbler and Mallory Capps, and one senior rider, Mae Chase-Dunn, made a huge commitment with family support to…

U.S. Riders Head to Pan American Endurance Championship

 September 25, 2013, Lexington, KY – Three individuals will represent the U.S. at the Pan American Endurance Championship in Uruguay on September 26. McCamey Kimbler, Mallory Capps, and Mae Chase-Dunn have already made the trip to Trinidad, Uruguay, with Chef d’Equipe Emmett Ross to contest the championship. The Pan American Endurance Championship has divisions for both…

World Equestrian Games to host CEI2* Endurance Test in Normandy

August 8, 2013, Normandy, France ~ WEG  Endurance CEI2* Test Event slated for 16th August, 2013. As the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy gains momentum, the Organizing Committee is set to test various aspects of its organization during preparatory events in August 2013. These events, which feature in the national and international…

USA Nominated Entries for World Endurance Championships Junior and Young Riders

June 17, 2013, Lexington, KY ~ From USEF ~The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) approved the Endurance FEI Nominated Entries for the 2013 FEI World Endurance Championships for Juniors and Young Riders. From the Nominated Entries, the team of five athlete/horse combinations will be entered on the Definite Entry on July 15th. The ranked order of the…

USEF Town Hall Meetings – Welfare of the Horse in the 21st Century

April 3, 2013, Lexington, KY ~ From the USEF Communications Department- The first of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Town Hall Meetings series was hosted by Equestrian Sport Productions at their FTI Winter Equestrian Festival show grounds on March 27, 2013. Federation representatives joined prominent industry owners, trainers, and veterinarians to discuss topical issues contributing to unprecedented public scrutiny relating…

USEF Announces Outing for the 2013 FEI World Endurance Championship for Juniors and Young Rider Team

April 3, 2013, Lexington, KY ~ From the USEF Communications Department -United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) will host an Outing for the 2013 FEI World Endurance Championship for Juniors and Young Rider Team April 18-20, 2013 at McCulley Farm near Jasper, Florida. Pending approval from the USEF High Performance Working Group and USEF Executive Committee, this Outing…

Reynolds and Kimbler Receive Top Endurance Awards at 2013 USEF Annual Meeting

January, 2013, Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the winners of two prestigious awards in the discipline of Endurance, the Maggy Price Endurance Excellence Award and the Brunjes Junior/Young Rider Trophy. The awards were presented at the USEF Horse of the Year Awards gala and dinner on Friday, January 18,…

USEF Announces Election of Endurance Eligible Athlete Committee

  January 10, 2013, From the USEF Communications Department Lexington, KY– The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has elected a new Endurance Eligible Athlete Committee.   Endurance Eligible Athlete Committee Congratulations to: Valerie Kanavy, Chair Melody Blittersdorf, Vice Chair Kyle Gibbon Carolyn Hock Suzanne Hayes Suzanne Hedgecock Joseph Mattingley Margaret Sleeper, Athlete Representative to the Endurance High…

Reynolds and Kimbler to Receive Top Endurance Awards from USEF

  Reynolds and Kimbler to Receive Top Endurance Awards at 2013 USEF Annual Meeting   December 17, 2012, Lexington, KY ~ The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the winners of two prestigious awards in the discipline of Endurance, the Maggy Price Endurance Excellence Award and the Brunjes Junior/Young Rider Trophy. The awards will…

USEF Announces Fargis, Chancellor, and Zang to Receive Year’s Highest Equestrian Honors at the 2013 Pegasus Awards

December 10, 2012, From the USEF Communications Department Lexington, KY– The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the names of three equestrians who have been selected to receive the year’s most coveted awards. Awarded by the USEF, the Lifetime Achievement Award, Junior Equestrian of the Year, and the Pegasus Medal of Honor will…

Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012 set to open with a strong field and a flourish

      August 23, 2012, England ~The Longines FEI World Endurance Championships (25th August 2012) will open this evening (Thusday 23rd August 2012) with a lavish opening ceremony in the grounds of Euston Hall near Thetford, Suffolk. A press conference today (23rd August) heard that the event to declare the competition officially open would celebrate the horse…

USA World Endurance Championship Team

   July 12, 2012 Official News ~USA traveling team for the London WEC has been announced as well as alternates. TEAM USA – unranked Top six riders/horses—scheduled to travel John Crandell/Heraldic Becky Hart/No Repeat Valerie Kanavy/Reach for the Gold Nicki Meuten/ Not Tonight Heather Reynolds/Riverwatch Jeremy Reynolds/ A Kutt Above Alternates Ranked 7. Meg Sleeper/Syrocco…

ESP Withdraws Wellington, Florida Bid for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games™

For Immediate Release  Wellington, FL – July 9, 2012 – Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP), owner and operator of the world renowned Winter Equestrian Festival, has informed the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) and the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) today that they are withdrawing their bid for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 to be held…

Wellington Florida Confirmed as Bidder for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games

For Immediate Release Wellington, FL, USA – June 14, 2012 – Wellington, along with four other cities, has been confirmed as a bidder for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG). The world championships of international equestrian disciplines is held once every four years as one of the world’s major sporting events. The International Equestrian…

Team USA Places Fourth at FEI Junior and Young Rider World Endurance Championship in Abu Dhabi

Team USA’s first training ride in Abu Dhabi.  Photo courtesy Kelly Kimbler. Lexington, KY – The U.S. finished fourth among 19 teams Saturday in Abu Dhabi, UAE, at the FEI Junior and Young Rider World Endurance Championship despite an uphill battle that included an injured horse at the first inspection. “What an exhilarating team effort…

Equestrian Sport Productions of Wellington, Florida, sends EOI to host 2018 World Equestrian Games

 Wellington, FL – November 17, 2011 – Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) is pleased to announce that they have sent in their formal Expression of Interest to host the 2018 World Equestrian Games™ (WEG). Their documentation was sent in through the United States Equestrian Federation for the United States to host the WEG at the Palm…

USEF Rule Changes to the Drugs and Medication Rules for USA Competition Horses

November 7, 2011~ Beginning December 1, 2011, only one of the seven approved Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs listed in the USEF Rule GR 410.4 will be permitted to be present in the same plasma or urine sample. Revisions have been made regarding detection times of some of the therapeutic drugs used on competition horses.  Most notably,…

World Arabian Horse Organization Conference begins in Doha

 November 2, 2001, Doha~The World Arabian Horse Organization begins it’s 2011 Conference today at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, West Bay Lagoon, Doha. The Conference program opened with The history of Arabian Horses in Qatar, from Pre-Islamic Times to the Present Day, presented by noted Arabian breeder and author, Judith Forbis, pictured. Conference Sessions will be followed…