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The Lady Rider of the Year Trophy, donated by June McKnight, is named for Essie Perkins who was a leader in the growth of eventing in the United States. Along with her husband Read and daughters Beth and Bea (now di Grazia), Essie was part of America’s most prominent and earliest eventing families. In addition to breeding, riding and training event horses, the Perkins family ran a horse trials at their Huntington Farm in Vermont. On June 14, 1978, Essie passed away from cancer following a valiant battle and the trophy is perpetually awarded in her honor.
Original Post Date: 06/27/2017 - 08:05   |   Last Updated: 2017:06:27 08:05:18

The following horses and riders have been awarded Eventing Medals during the 2017 competition year.  Medals may be earned during more than one competition year, but will be listed in the year they are awarded. Multiple entries in the same levels are listed once.As of June 30thBEGINNER NOVICE LEVELBRONZE LEVEL
Original Post Date: 06/05/2017 - 09:42   |   Last Updated: 2017:07:19 13:58:09

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.
Original Post Date: 05/26/2017 - 10:08   |   Last Updated: 2017:05:26 10:08:14

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Foundation is delighted to announce the formation of the Wilton Fair Fund, one million dollars donated by David and Cheryl Lenaburg to support U.S. developing riders. The Fund will allow up to $100,000 in grants to be given each year for a variety of educational opportunities for riders 29 and under who have not yet ridden for a senior team.
Original Post Date: 04/17/2017 - 08:40   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:17 08:54:33

Eventing is a demanding sport both mentally and physically. The three different phases require intelligence, training and competing skills, and bravery.  At any competition level, an eventer can experience problems such as loss of confidence, fear of injury, inability to focus or to perform efficiently under pressure. Often, an individual is unaware of self-talk or habits that are counterproductive. Discussion with a qualified sports counselor can help that eventer develop the insight and desire to identify and implement more productive attitudes and behaviors.
Original Post Date: 04/10/2017 - 09:28   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:11 10:39:50

Original Post Date: 04/10/2017 - 09:24   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:10 09:24:18

Original Post Date: 04/10/2017 - 09:23   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:10 09:23:07

Original Post Date: 04/07/2017 - 09:16   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:07 09:16:34

The Worth the Trust Educational Scholarships are awarded annually to one Adult Amateur and one Young Adult Amateur with the purpose of helping to fund training opportunities like clinics, working student positions and private instruction. Below is the winning essay of the 2017 Worth the Trust Adult Amateur scholarship. Congratulations to Allison Murphy and best of luck in the future!
Original Post Date: 03/13/2017 - 08:44   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:13 08:44:40

The Windy Acres Trophy has been awarded 56 times to the USEA/USCTA Rider of the Year but only to 16 different people in the history of the Association.  The Trophy is synonymous with repeat winners and the base is filled with the same names inscribed multiple times. Bruce Davidson is the record holder for most wins – having earned the Rider of the Year title a whopping 14 times. However, Phillip Dutton isn’t too far behind with 13 titles to his name, and as an active rider he could still surpass the record. J.
Original Post Date: 02/23/2017 - 11:11   |   Last Updated: 2017:02:23 11:26:12

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