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Shelby Allen - USEA Staff

As the countdown to the 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event ticks on, 10 USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) graduates are gearing up to compete in one of the most prestigious events in the world. The YEH program is designed to identify the up-and-coming superstars of the sport. The series offers classes for 4- and 5-year-olds where judges evaluate their suitability for the highest levels of eventing, and now years later we have a successful pool of gradutes who have made it. Meet the alumni:
Original Post Date: 04/24/2017 - 08:08   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:24 09:02:39

The Foothills Nature Equestrian Center (FENCE) boasted one of the largest collegiate team challenges to date last weekend at their April FENCE Horse Trials with 12 teams made of 33 students going head-to-head for top honors.It was University of Kentucky (UK) who ultimately earned the win with their UK White team. Made up of riders Taylor Pence, Rachel Kiczuk, Adrienne Watts and Claire Rowlands, the quartet lead the challenge wire-to-wire finishing on a final team score of 92.43.
Original Post Date: 04/21/2017 - 08:54   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:21 08:54:26

The sport of eventing lost another legendary horse last week. John Williams’ Olympic and World Equestrian Games partner Carrick was euthanized last Friday, April 14. Carrick was 25.The pair proudly rode for the United States at the 2002 World Equestrian Games where they finished fourth and the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens where Team USA finished bronze.
Original Post Date: 04/17/2017 - 13:25   |   Last Updated: 2017:05:10 08:44:31

Crimson Tide rolled through Chattahoochee Hill’s Spring H.T. last weekend as the four-member University of Alabama scored their first intercollegiate win at their final team challenge before the USEA Intercollegiate Championships next month.
Original Post Date: 04/13/2017 - 11:14   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:14 07:44:36

In this series, the pros walk through their approach to riding questions, fences and combinations on cross-country. This Ride Between the Flags is given by Tamie Smith.
Original Post Date: 04/04/2017 - 14:48   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:05 08:24:06

“This one was for him,” a teary eyed Thieriot Stutes said proudly after clinching the  Adequan USEA Gold Cup CIC3* win at Galway Downs with The Chatwin Group’s Chatwin. She was speaking of Eric Bradenburg, one of the members of The Chatwin Group who unexpectedly passed away this week.
Original Post Date: 04/01/2017 - 18:07   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:11 08:45:10

Ian Stark and the phrase “rider frightener” have become synonymous in the eventing world. His big, bold tracks typically garner wide eyes and nervous stares from competitors, and this CIC3* track for the Adequan USEA Gold Cup competitors is no different. Stark’s course is certainly challenging, with big questions throughout, but if past experiences here give a glimpse of today’s results, the track will reward bold, forward riding.
Original Post Date: 04/01/2017 - 11:14   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:01 11:16:21

This afternoon’s show jumping at Galway Downs shuffled every combination on the Adequan USEA Gold Cup CIC3* leaderboard. Every combination that is except dressage leaders Frankie Thieriot Stutes and The Chatwin Group’s Chatwin who remained anchored in their first-place position after a double clear round.Thieriot Stutes and the 9-year-old Oldenburg (Contendro I x Oktav) gelding nimbly navigated Michael Roy Curtis’ International track, leaving all the poles in their cups to progress to the final phase in the lead on their dressage score of 42.1.
Original Post Date: 04/01/2017 - 00:02   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:01 00:28:50

At the conclusion of dressage it was Frankie Thieriot Stutes and The Catwin Group’s Chatwin who stood firmly in front of the pack in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup CIC3* division. The 9-year-old Oldeburg gelding (Contendro I x Oktav) earned a score of 42.1 from judges Marilyn Payne (USA) and Helen Brettell (USA).
Original Post Date: 03/31/2017 - 17:13   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:31 18:39:47

The USEA is on the ground in beautifully sunny Temecula, California for this Adequan USEA Gold Cup at the Galway Downs International Event. The Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series features 11 premier CIC3* and Advanced level, culminating in a $40,000 finale at the USEA American Eventing Championships.
Original Post Date: 03/30/2017 - 20:30   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:30 20:45:53

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