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July 19, 2017

Nineteen young horses traveled to Carolyn Mackintosh’s beautiful Loch Moy Farm in Adamstown, Maryland, to participate in the USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) Jump Chute Clinic, taught by the legendary horseman Chris Ryan. This two-day clinic provided an excellent opportunity for young horses and their owners, breeders, trainers, and handlers to become familiar with free jumping in the jump chute and to work with Ryan, who will judge the East and West Coast FEH Championships this fall alongside Robin Walker.

July 18, 2017

The Event at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Mont. kicked off today with the USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) and USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) classes. Nine horses total showed in the FEH classes, including a horse in the newly added FEH-4 division, and 21 horses competed in the YEH classes, with six in the 4-year-old division, and 15 in the 5-year-old division.

July 10, 2017

The Young and Future Event Horse article series is being provided through a partnership between Mythic Landing Enterprises, LLC., and the USEA.

Balance, balance, balance. This is a key concept that Eric Dierks instills in his young horses from the very beginning through very simple exercises that allow his horses to gain confidence in not only themselves and but also their rider.

July 3, 2017

The Young and Future Event Horse article series is being provided through a partnership between Mythic Landing Enterprises, LLC., and the USEA.

June 20, 2017

Two educational opportunities will be held at this year's USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships on both the East and West Coasts. Marilyn Payne will be offering an educational forum for current eventing judges, riders, trainers, owners and breeders on the East Coast, and Bea di Grazia will be hosting the educational forum on the West Coast.

June 16, 2017

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the dates, locations and judges for the 2017 Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships on the East and West Coasts.

The East Coast Championship will be held October 11-12 at Fairhill International in Elkton, Md. The West Coast Championship will be held on October 5 at the Woodside International Three-Day Event and H.T. in Woodside, Calif.

This year’s lineup of judges on both coasts are impressive and consist of internationally-renowned event rider, and Badminton Horse Trials winner, Ian Stark; USEF dressage and eventing judge and former USET rider, Mark Weissbecker; and returning judge and speaker on producing and evaluating young horse prospects, Faith Fessenden.

June 14, 2017

The Young and Future Event Horse article series is being provided through a partnership between Mythic Landing Enterprises, LLC., and the USEA.

John Michel Durr sits on the committee for the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) program where he’s worked to design guidelines and expectations for the courses presented for the 4-and 5-year-olds contesting these divisions. His guidelines present a variety of questions to the horse without being too much of challenge. The goal is to always allow the horses to walk away more educated than they had started. Additionally, as well as being properly evaluated for a future career in the sport.

June 12, 2017

With the announcement of the 2017 USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) Championships, the West Coast will be held Thursday, September 21 at Twin Rivers Farm (Paso Robles, Calif.), followed by the East Coast at Loch Moy Farm (Adamstown, Md.) that Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24, it is time to start preparing your young horses to be judged at their best. Both Championships will be judged by FEH Committee Co-Chair Robin Walker, and world-renowned horseman, Chris Ryan.

June 6, 2017

The Young and Future Event Horse article series is being provided through a partnership between Mythic Landing Enterprises, LLC., and the USEA.

May 31, 2017

It may still seem ages away, but for one talented U.S. Young Event Horse, the 2017 FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses at Le Lion D’Angers has been years in the making. For the third year, the Holekamp/Turner Young Event Horse Lion d’Angers Prize and Grant will award the highest scorer of the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) 5-year-old Championships, both East and West Coast Championships combined, with a cash prize that will enable them to travel to Le Lion d’Angers in France for the 7-year-old two-star Championships. North American bred Grant winners will be awarded with $17,500 to travel to Le Lion d’Angers while an imported horse will be awarded $8,000.

May 29, 2017

Two-time USEA Lady Rider of the Year, Olympic and Pan-Am Games rider, Lauren Kieffer is taking the USEA along on “bringing up babies” as she shares a year in the life of four of her 6-year-olds in their journey to become top level event horses.

May 17, 2017

The Young and Future Event Horse article series is being provided through a partnership between Mythic Landing Enterprises, LLC., and the USEA.

Introducing trakehners can be an intimidating feat if not presented to your horse in a systematic manner. In part one of this series White discussed her process of introducing liverpools to young horses, which is a very similar question to trakehners. Once your horse is jumping over liverpools confidently, this question is the proper next step in their training.

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