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Meet Your Clinicians for the 2018 Educational Symposium in Ocala

Fri, 2018-01-05 08:14

This February, the USEA will once again combine three of its educational programs – the Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP), the Young Event Horse (YEH) Program, and the Future Event Horse (FEH) Program, for a full week of fun and education. The Symposium will take place February 19-22 in Ocala, Florida.

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The USEA Wants YOU to be a Demo Rider at the 2018 USEA Educational Symposium!

Thu, 2018-01-04 13:38

UPDATE: We are no longer accepting applications for ICP Symposium demo riders. Thank you for your interest and we hope to see you at the 2018 Educational Symposium!

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USEA Events A-Z: Flying Cross Farm Horse Trials

Thu, 2018-01-04 10:56

Flying Cross Farm in Goshen, Kentucky (Area VIII) hosts one USEA recognized horse trial each year in mid-September, offering Beginner Novice through Intermediate/Preliminary levels. The farm also offers six mini-trials throughout the year as a part of the 42 Fleur de Lis Mini Trials Series and is always open for cross-country schooling.

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Standlee Hay Returning as the Official Forage of the USEA

Wed, 2018-01-03 14:46

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce their continued Corporate Sponsor partnership with Standlee Hay Company, Inc., the “Official Forage of the USEA.”  Standlee will remain a Gold Level Sponsor of the 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships as well as a Contributing Sponsor of the USEA Gold Cup Series, Future Event Horse Series, and Young Event Horse Series.

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VIDEO: Eventing Training Online Presents Rideability with Karen O'Connor

Wed, 2018-01-03 08:31

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) in partnership with Eventing Training Online, the “Official Online Educational Partner of the USEA,” is proud to provide exclusive educational video content featuring coaching and tips from top instructors from around the world. USEA members also benefit from discounted subscriptions to Eventing Training Online, where they will have access to a complete video library of educational co

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Deadline Extended for the USEA Dressage Session I Training Program: Sign Up Today!

Tue, 2018-01-02 14:11

If you are interested in obtaining your “r” Eventing Judge license, or wish to learn more about what the judges will be looking for in the new 2018 dressage tests, then you won't want to miss the Dressage Session I Training Program, taking place at Longwood Farm South in Ocala, Florida, January 29-February 1.

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Mike Smallwood: USEA's Volunteer of the Month Presented by Athletux

Tue, 2018-01-02 08:48

It always helps to see a warm and friendly face when heading to warm up for that all-important test or jump round. In this series, the United States Evening Association (USEA) is partnering with Athletux to feature those around us who help make these events happen, the volunteers. Without them horse shows and programs could not succeed, and these volunteers go above and beyond to make sure every rider feels comfortable and confident.

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A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Sat, 2017-12-30 08:02

"Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes, Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear. Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes, how do you measure, measure a year?" So goes the classic song from RENT, and boy what a year it has been!

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PODCAST: 21-Year-Old Madeline Backus Receives $45,000 Wilton Fair Grant

Fri, 2017-12-29 08:17

The USEA Foundation offers several different grants and scholarships, all designed to assist event riders in reaching their goals. Grant funds are designed to be used for coaching, training, and competing in the pursuit of advancing skills of horse and rider, some with the ultimate goal of representing the United States in international competition.

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USEA Events A-Z: ESDCTA New Jersey Horse Trials

Thu, 2017-12-28 08:28

The ESDCTA New Jersey Horse Trials is held once yearly at the end of September at the Horse Park of New Jersey in Allentown, New Jersey (Area I) where they offer Beginner Novice through Advanced levels. ESDCTA is also involved in organizing and hosting unrecognized events and combined tests, dressage shows, clinics, and cross-country schoolings throughout the northeastern region.

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2018 Worth the Trust Young Adult Scholarship Winner: Melissa Baumann

Wed, 2017-12-27 08:28

The Worth the Trust Educational Scholarships are awarded annually to one Adult Amateur and one Young Adult Amateur to help fund training opportunities like clinics, working student positions, and private instruction. Below is the winning essay of the 2018 Worth the Trust Young Adult Scholarship. Congratulations to Melissa Baumann and best of luck in the future!

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Fighting the Winter Blues with Your Young Event Horse: Part 2 with Lauren Ferguson

Tue, 2017-12-26 08:29

The Young and Future Event Horse article series is being provided through a partnership between Mythic Landing Enterprises, LLC. and the USEA.

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Young Horses Take Their Own Courses: Post-Season Vacation and Pre-Season Training

Sat, 2017-12-23 08:26

Two-time USEA Lady Rider of the Year, Olympic and Pan-Am Games rider, Lauren Kieffer is taking the USEA along on “bringing up babies” as she shares a year in the life of four of her 6-year-olds in their journey to become top level event horses.

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USEF Statement on Prohibited Substances Found Present at CIC3* Ocala-Reddick

Fri, 2017-12-22 15:02

Lexington, Ky. – The FEI announced today that the results of samples collected from three U.S.

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Fair Hill International Awaits Clarity on New FEI Classification System

Fri, 2017-12-22 08:22

Elkton, Maryland, December 21, 2017 - In July 2017, the U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) approved a recommendation to award an eventing CCI4* (4*) competition in 2019 to Fair Hill International (FHI.) FHI's bid for the prestigious 4* resulted from a multi-year, state-wide public and private sector collaboration.

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2018 Worth the Trust Adult Amateur Scholarship Winner: Sara Mackenzie

Fri, 2017-12-22 08:06

The Worth the Trust Educational Scholarships are awarded annually to one Adult Amateur and one Young Adult Amateur to help fund training opportunities like clinics, working student positions, and private instruction. Below is the winning essay of the 2018 Worth the Trust Adult Amateur Scholarship. Congratulations to Sara Mackenzie and best of luck in the future!

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Grand Oaks Horse Trials is Coming to Weirsdale, Florida, January 19-21, 2018

Thu, 2017-12-21 09:21

The Grand Oaks, an equine inspired resort, is hosting their first recognized Horse Trials on January 19-21, 2018. Minutes from Ocala, this all-inclusive facility is thoroughly prepared to entertain the sport of eventing; containing fiber footing, a breathtaking cross-country course, on-site cottages and a fully stocked Bistro.

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USEA Events A-Z: Equestrians Institute Horse Trials

Thu, 2017-12-21 08:05

Equestrians Institute Horse Trials in Cle Elum, Washington (Area VII) is held twice a year, at the end of May and the end of September, at the Washington State Horse Park, and offers Beginner Novice through Intermediate level competition.

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Working with Young Horses This Year? Sign Up for the Educational Symposium!

Wed, 2017-12-20 13:29

As previously announced, in February of 2018 the USEA will once again combine three of its educational programs – the Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP), the Young Event Horse (YEH) Program, and the Future Event Horse (FEH) Program, for a full week of fun and education.

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Do I Need an Electronic Logging Device?

Wed, 2017-12-20 08:15

In 2012, a bill titled “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century” was passed by Congress. This bill was designed to help the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reduce the incidence of crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving larger vehicles, particularly commercial vehicles.

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