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Now on Course: From the Cross-Country Course to the Sandbox

Wed, 2017-11-22 15:21

The USEA is made up of over 12,000 members, each with their own special horses and experiences. Now on Course highlights the many unique stories of our membership. Do you and your horse have a tale to tell? Do you know someone who deserves recognition? Submit your story to Jessica Duffy.

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US Equestrian Announces 2018 Eventing Winter Training Lists

Wed, 2017-11-22 11:36

Lexington, Ky. – The US Equestrian (USEF) Eventing High Performance Committee has approved the following athletes for the 2018 Eventing Winter Training List. The US Equestrian High Performance Program is designed to achieve Olympic qualification and medals in the current Games cycle, in addition to building a sustainable foundation for the success of future championships.

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Save the Date For the 2018 USEA Educational Symposium in Ocala

Wed, 2017-11-22 10:42

The Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) and the USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) and Young Event Horse (YEH) Programs are teaming up once again to bring USEA members the ultimate educational opportunity this winter in Ocala, Florid

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USEA Office Holiday Schedule

Wed, 2017-11-22 10:33

The USEA office will be closing at 2:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, November 22 and will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. The office will also be closed for Christmas on Friday, December 22 and Monday, December 25. For the New Year's holiday the office will be closed on Monday, January 1, 2018. The USEA staff will return emails and phone calls at the earliest possible time.

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2017 FEI General Assembly Decisions

Tue, 2017-11-21 18:07

FEI President Ingmar De Vos opened the FEI General Assembly in the Uruguayan capital Montevideo, delivering the keynote address to just under 250 delegates representing 106 of the FEI’s 134 National Federations.

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Gallops Saddlery Returns as Contributing Sponsor for USEA Annual Meeting and Convention

Tue, 2017-11-21 14:23

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to welcome back longtime supporter Gallops Saddlery, headquartered in Tigard, Oregon, as a Contributing Level Sponsor of the 2017 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention. This year’s convention will take place at the Westin Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, California, December 6-10, 2017.

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Planning Your Event Calendar with Jennifer and Earl McFall

Tue, 2017-11-21 08:28

In this series, the United States Eventing Association (USEA) is partnering with Athletux to bring you business tips from top eventing riders and coaches. Do you have a business question you’d like to see addressed by an eventing professional? Email us at info@athletux.com.

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Staples Signs On as Contributing Sponsor for USEA Annual Meeting and Convention

Mon, 2017-11-20 15:11

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce Staples, Inc. has signed on as a Contributing Level Sponsor of the 2017 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention. This year’s convention will take place at the Westin Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, California, December 6-10, 2017.

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Have You Ever Considered Becoming a "r" Eventing Judge? Attend the Dressage Session I Training Program!

Mon, 2017-11-20 13:19

The USEA Training Program for Eventing Officials (TPEO) is designed to educate the next generation of officials and encourage members of the community to give back to the sport by becoming licensed officials, including judges, technical delegates, and course designers. Quality officials are vital to the safe running of competitions and ensure that all safety rules and precautions are followed to the letter.

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Winter Tips for Taking Care of Your Horse

Mon, 2017-11-20 08:16

Imagine living in a field of grilled cheese sandwiches and milkshakes. That's literally what the summer months are like for your horse. It's easy to forget how much pasture grass can play a role in your horse's diet until the snow starts to fall. As winter sets in and the pasture grass starts to disappear, there's 3 key factors that will play a role in our horse's health: water, fiber, and essential nutrients.

Water

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Rule Refresher: Saddlery

Mon, 2017-11-20 08:15

Last month we covered the rules that dictate equipment and attire for the rider, but what about the rules governing what your horse wears in competition?

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FEI General Assembly Live Stream

Fri, 2017-11-17 15:12

The FEI General Assembly 2017 is taking place November 18-21, 2017, at the Sheraton Montevideo Hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay.

On Tuesday, November 21, there will be a live stream of the General Assembly available via this link from 9:00 a.m. local time.

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World Equestrian Brands Returns as Title Sponsor for USEA Rider of the Year Leaderboard

Fri, 2017-11-17 12:10

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is happy to welcome back World Equestrian Brands as the Title Sponsor of the Rider of the Year Leaderboard. World Equestrian Brands has been a longtime sponsor and supporter of the USEA. This year’s Rider of the Year will receive an Equilibrium Therapy Massage Pad, generously provided by World Equestrian Brands. The prize will be awarded at the 2017 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention

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Linstedt Clinches Wire-to-Wire Win in USEA Classic Series at Galway Downs

Fri, 2017-11-17 08:28

Twenty-eight horses and riders contested the final USEA Classic Series Training Three-Day of the season at the Galway Downs International Event in Temecula, California, November 2-5. Jordán Linstedt and Janine Jaro’s 8-year-old Hanoverian gelding, Staccato (Stakkato x Certosa), led the field wire-to-wire on their dressage score of 27.1 to claim the final USEA Classic Series title of the year.

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Trafalgar Square Books Announces Release of Horses Came First, Second, and Last: My Unapologetic Road to Eventing Gold

Thu, 2017-11-16 14:17

On November 1, 2017, Trafalgar Square Books released Jack Le Goff’s autobiography, Horses Came First, Second, and Last: My Unapologetic Road to Eventing Gold by Jack Le Goff with Jo Whitehouse.

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USEA Events A-Z: Derbyshire Farms Horse Trials

Thu, 2017-11-16 08:16

Derbyshire Farms is a boarding and training facility in Stevensville, Michigan (Area VIII) that hosts one USEA recognized event in June, offering Beginner Novice through Preliminary/Training level.

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Area Championships Round-Up: Part 2

Wed, 2017-11-15 08:29

Each year, every one of the 10 USEA Area programs hosts their own Championships where the best riders have the opportunity to be crowned the Area Champion at their level. Each Area maintains slightly different qualification requirements for their respective Championships and offers Championship classes through either Preliminary or Intermediate level.

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OTTB Critique Presented by Athletux: California Girl

Tue, 2017-11-14 08:07

In this series, the United States Eventing Association (USEA) is partnering with Athletux to critique your off-the-track Thoroughbred (OTTB) eventing prospects. Professional riders and trainers will share their insights into each OTTB's pedigree, racing history, and conformation.

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The Remarkable Work of Vaccination

Mon, 2017-11-13 08:53

Your horse’s immune system does extraordinary and complex work, but even this intricate defense mechanism can’t go it alone. Vaccination has proven to be an extremely effective and safe way to provide a targeted boost to the immune system to help safeguard horses against deadly infectious diseases.

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David Taylor Selected for Virginia Horse Trials Course Designer Mentor Program

Mon, 2017-11-13 08:35

Last year David Taylor, of Keymar, Maryland, realized he wanted to be more than just a competitive eventer. He wanted to give back to the sport but at the time he wasn’t sure how.

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