U.S. Equestrian Names Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for Houghton International CICO3*


US Equestrian has named the following athletes to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Nations Cup™ at the Houghton Hall CICO3*, May 25-28 in Great Britain. Setting their sights on Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials CCI3*, June 8-11, and Luhmühlen CCI4* presented by DHL, June 15-18, team members will utilize Houghton Hall CICO3* as practice and preparation for those important, upcoming competitions.

Trophy Tales: A History of U.S. Eventing Awards – Mare of the Year


In March of 1973, the USCTA (now USEA) announced that a new award, the Frolicsome Trophy, would be given annually to the mare accumulating the largest number of points. Donated by Dr. Mary Alice Brown, the award was named in honor of her mare, Frolicsome, who was competed by J. Michael Plumb in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Merck Animal Health Returns as a USEA Corporate Sponsor


The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is proud to welcome back Merck Animal Health as a Corporate Level Sponsor and the “Official Animal Health Provider of the United States Eventing Association.”  Merck continues to show its support by signing on as a Gold Level Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships and Contributing Level Sponsor of the USEA Gold Cup, USEA Future Event Horse

Popular Preliminary Challenge Returns for a Ninth Year at The Spring Event at Woodside


Woodside, CA, May 17, 2016 - The much anticipated Preliminary Challenge returns to the Spring Event at Woodside, May 26-28, for the ninth consecutive year. This competition is a staple on the calendar of west coast riders, and this year’s event boasts a $15,000 purse and $15,000 worth of prizes split between the two divisions. ​​

Eventing: More than a Sport


In September of 2016 I made a trek across the country from North Carolina to California so that my husband and I could finally live together after almost a year apart. I was beyond excited, nervous and a little bit scared. I had opted to leave my wonderful horse at home on the East Coast for a few months while I settled in. 


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