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Jessica Duffy - USEA Staff

The Road to AEC is a series of articles contributed by our members about their journeys to compete in the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Tryon, N.C., August 30-September 3, 2017. 
Original Post Date: 08/16/2017 - 08:31   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:16 08:31:52

Do you know the rules governing your return to competition if you are injured in a fall? If not, you'll want to be sure you're aware of the rules if you happen to fall off while competing. Today, we’re breaking down EV 113: Medical Requirements. Text has been taken directly from the USEF Rules For Eventing, with emphasis added by the USEA.
Original Post Date: 08/15/2017 - 08:14   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:15 13:41:03

The Charles Owen Technical Merit Award was established in 2009 by the USEA Professional Horseman’s Council (PHC) to encourage safe and appropriate cross-country riding technique. The award is presented at a series of events throughout the year at the Training level to one junior rider and one adult amateur rider who demonstrate technique on cross-country for a list of criteria including gallop, preparation, execution of jump, rider position, and general impressions.
Original Post Date: 08/11/2017 - 08:16   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:11 08:16:49

Co-chair of the USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) Committee, Susan Graham White, judged the 4-year-old FEH division at the Horse Park of New Jersey Horse Trials at the end of June. This 4-year-old division is new in 2017 and was introduced to give horses who are not quite ready to compete in the 4-year-old Young Event Horse classes an opportunity to compete. In addition to judging the class, Graham White took some time to sit down and discuss judging this new division in greater detail.
Original Post Date: 08/09/2017 - 08:33   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:09 08:40:53

Sara Kozumplik Murphy and the Rubens D’Ysieux Syndicate’s Rubens D’Ysieux (Balougran x Orenda D'ysieux) jumped a clean round over Marc Donovan’s show jumping course to rise to the top of the leaderboard and take the win in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division at the Millbrook Horse Trials.
Original Post Date: 08/06/2017 - 18:16   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:06 18:16:21

Time proved to be very influential in today’s cross-country competition in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division at Millbrook Horse Trials, and on a day when no one made it in under the optimum, coming as close as possible made quite a difference in the leaderboard.Boyd Martin and Steady Eddie (Jetball x Tuneda) were the last pair to tackle Tremaine Cooper’s cross-country track, but were one of the two fastest rides of the day. Adding just 2.0 time penalties to their dressage score of 31.9, the pair moved up from seventh place after dressage to take the lead.
Original Post Date: 08/05/2017 - 17:22   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:05 17:22:26

No one could catch Lynn Symansky and the Donner Syndicate, LLC’s Donner (Gorky Park x Smart Jane), who laid down a 27.9 early in the second day of dressage competition at Millbrook Horse trials to take the lead in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division.
Original Post Date: 08/04/2017 - 19:15   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:04 19:15:52

The first 21 horses competing in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division at Millbrook Horse Trials performed their dressage tests this afternoon. Sara Kozumplik Murphy and the Rubens D’Ysieux Syndicate LLC's 12-year-old Selle Francais gelding, Rubens D’Ysieux (Balougran x Orenda D'ysieux), were just the third pair in the ring but they ran away with the early lead, scoring a 29.7.
Original Post Date: 08/03/2017 - 20:26   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:03 20:26:29

Competition at the 17th Annual Millbrook Horse Trials kicks off today with dressage for all levels. The Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division will start this afternoon at 1:08 p.m. in Ring 4, with Boyd Martin and Long Island T first in the ring. Half the division will perform their dressage tests this afternoon and the remainder of the division will go tomorrow beginning at 10:20 a.m.
Original Post Date: 08/03/2017 - 12:20   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:03 12:20:29

The 17th Annual Millbrook Horse Trials kicks off tomorrow at Coole Park Farm in Millbrook, N.Y. The Advanced division at Millbrook is the last opportunity for rider to qualify to compete in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final taking place later this month at the 2017 USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by Nutrena.
Original Post Date: 08/02/2017 - 14:26   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:02 21:51:36

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