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Earn High School Letter with US Equestrian Athlete Lettering Program

Earn A Letter In Junior High or High School Program with USEF30 May 2015, Lexington, Kentucky ~ The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is expanding the Equestrian Athlete Lettering Program to include a component for junior high students in grades five through eight. Students in grades nine through 12 are eligible to participate in the…

Dial Named U.S. Endurance Chef d’Equipe/Technical Advisor

9 April 2015, Lexington, Kentucky ~ The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Dial as the U.S. Endurance Chef d’Equipe/Technical Advisor. “I am very excited to be able to work with some of the best riders and horses in the USA. In the following few years my expectations…

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…

FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors Definite Entries

July 15, 2013, California ~ Saturday 27th July, 2013, in IBOS, the CEI 4* 120km  FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors will take place in the Hautes Pyrenees of Western France near Tarbes. Riders from 26 countries are sending their best Young Riders – in the alphabet from Argentina to Veneuzuela –…

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…

Protective headgear a must for USEF dressage competition

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) wishes to remind all dressage competitors of the rule change to DR120. This change goes into effect on April 1, 2013 and necessitates the usage of protective headgear by anyone mounted on the grounds at all USEF dressage competitions. DR120 has been amended to require protective…

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…

Through rain and wind the World Endurance Championship USA group comes through

     August 27, 2012, Newmarket, UK – Saturday, August 25 started out pleasant at Euston Park, but throughout the day the weather deteriorated into heavy downpours and severe thunderstorms. Due to the extreme weather, officials had to call the race off for the safety of the horses and riders. In an unusual finish to…

World Endurance Championships’ teams pleased with results

    August 26, 2012, UK ~Spectacular UAE result at Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012  Full Results below A gold medal double for the UAE which took both the team and individual World Endurance Championships at the weekend will be difficult to better, a team spokesman said after the ride. Speaking at today’s post-ride…

Updated entry list for World Endurance Championship to start August 25

August 23, 2012, Great Britain ~ The Start List for the FEI World Endurance Championships FEI 160 km  has been refined to include 152 riders from 20 countries. Horses and riders are ready for the Friday, August 24 inspection, after a Thursday opening night of revelry.  A clear report from the veterinarians will give  horse…

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…

Route for Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012 a true championship test

    August 16, 2012, UK ~PRESS RELEASE ~Organizers of the Longines FEI World Endurance Championships at Euston Park, near Newmarket, Suffolk, UK have released final details of the 160km track that will test up to 150 riders from around 40 countries on 25th August 2012. The route comprises six loops of between 20km and 38km…

FEI NAJYRC Endurance ride today in Lexington, Kentucky

The Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships Presented by Gotham North July 17-22, 2012 The NAJYRC is the premier equestrian competition in North America for junior and young riders, age 14-21. Young equestrians come from the United States, Bermuda, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean Islands to vie for team and…

Endurance Canada announces Team for NAJYRC FEI Championship

July 12 , 2012 — Endurance Canada announces the riders representing Canada at the 2012 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 17-22 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  Riders will compete for top honours in the NAJYRC-CH 4* FEI Championship. The…

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…

2012 United States Championship, FEI and International Calendar

December 17, 2011 – Goethe, FL- Goethe Benefit Challenge 2012  — Dates To be Added or Changed  January 27-28 – Indiantown, FL- Dupis Piney Pig – CEI& CEIJY 80-120k, Jan 28, 80/120/160K February 29 -March 4 – Williston, FL, Fun In the Sun (FITS) – CEI/CEIJY March 3 160K March 31 – World Championship Selection…