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‘Age is nothing but a number’ and this phrase can resonate with eventers due to the factors that affect young horses. So, what common factors did Blackfoot Mystery, Truly Wiley, D.A. Duras, and Happenstance all have? Kelly Prather. Compassionate, patient, knowledgeable, and experienced, Prather is an eventing professional that anyone should not walk but run to when identifying a young event horse.
Original Post Date: 06/16/2018 - 09:47   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:16 09:47:50

After an exciting finish of today’s dressage, we have Tim Lips (NED) and Bayro with just 24.10 penalties in first, Jesse Campbell (NZL) with Cleveland (24.60) in second, followed by Shane Rose (AUS) on CP Qualified (25.50) in third place.
Original Post Date: 06/15/2018 - 13:25   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:15 13:29:08

The 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) are less than three months away, taking place this year at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, Colorado, August 30-September 2, 2018. First, USEA Director of Programs and Marketing Kate Lokey shares some of the different things that competitors have to look forward to this year at the Colorado Horse Park, everything from the excellent facilities at the Horse Park and attractions in nearby Denver to the exciting parties for competitors and the new festival classes being offered this year. 
Original Post Date: 06/15/2018 - 08:45   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:15 09:35:32

Kitty King (GBR) and Ceylor L A N and Boyd Martin (USA) and Shamwari 4 sit tied for first place on a score of 27.4 at the conclusion of dressage on the first day of competition in the 2018 Luhmühlen CCI4*. Both pairs have not competed at the four-star level since 2016.Kitty King was particularly pleased with her horse’s performance, who has not competed in an event of this caliber since the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. “He has performed really well for me today and I could not have asked for more!”
Original Post Date: 06/14/2018 - 13:54   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:15 13:08:09

The Honey Run Horse Trials takes place every year at the end of June in Ann Arbor, Michigan (Area VIII) and offers Starter through Preliminary levels.The Encore Horse Trials first ran in June of 1998 and became the Honey Run Horse Trials in 2016 when Jennifer Merrick-Brooks, who competed at Encore Horse Trials for many years, took over organization of the event from Kathy Arrandale. They retired the Encore Horse Trials name and rechristened the event the Honey Run Horse Trials, named for the Honey Run Equestrian Easement where the event takes place.
Original Post Date: 06/14/2018 - 08:20   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:14 08:20:09

After “familiarization” in the main arena, the horses were exquisitely prepared for the first horse inspection. The riders presented their horses not only to the ground jury of Andrew Bennie (NZL), Christoph Hess (GER), and Sandy Phillips (GBR) but also to the many spectators who were eager to see the athletes of this year’s competition.
Original Post Date: 06/13/2018 - 15:20   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:13 15:21:46

The 2017 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention may have come and gone, but thanks to our friends at Ride On Video you will have the chance to relive the action as we share videos of the different sessions! 
Original Post Date: 06/13/2018 - 08:12   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:13 08:12:47

In this lesson from the USEA Event College, FEI Steward Dana Diemer demonstrates the duties of an FEI Steward in an equipment and bit check for the dressage phase.About the USEA Event College
Original Post Date: 06/12/2018 - 08:17   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:12 08:17:42

Last month we began a seven-part series on limiting beliefs, our unintentional tendency to sometimes place limits on our ability to succeed - not because we’re incapable of success, but because we tell ourselves that we’re incapable of it! For example, if you tell yourself that you never ride well in front of judges, there’s very little chance you'll ever really ride well in front of judges (be careful what you wish for, you might just get it!) Tell yourself, how
Original Post Date: 06/11/2018 - 08:45   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:11 08:45:17

One rail during the Bromont CCI3* show jumping made all the difference. Top riders know all too well how things can change, and Lynn Symansky's rail down with Under Suspection gave the win to Jenny Caras. Caras shared today that while Fernhill Fortitude, is her “best buddy” who she “could not be happier with” this was his first ever win. This is to say that the the 14-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding (Courage II x Misty Matilda) owned by the Fernhill Fortitude Syndicate had not won in almost 70 competitions.
Original Post Date: 06/10/2018 - 21:53   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:10 21:53:25


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