The USEA Future Event Horse Program (FEH) will host East, West, and Central Championships in September 2019. The West Coast Championships will take place at Twin Rivers Ranch in Paso Robles, California on September 19. The Central Championships will move to Snowdonia Farms in Tomball, Texas the following Thursday, September 26 with the East Coast quickly following Saturday and Sunday, September 28-29 at Loch Moy Farm in Adamstown, Maryland.
Like a watermark on a picture, it has become increasingly common for breeders to stamp their own product. American tags like ‘Landmark,’ ‘Windchase,’ and ‘Sunsprite’ attached to a horse’s name indicates that they were bred in the United States.
Attention young horse competitors! The United States Eventing Association (USEA) recently added a list of 2019 Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships Qualified Horses and a list of 2019 Future Event Horse (FEH) Championships Qualified Horses to the website. These two lists will be updated twice per month throughout the 2019 competition season as YEH and FEH qualifiers are completed.
“Like puppies” Peter Gray described yearlings, one of the most challenging age groups to judge in the Future Event Horse (FEH) program. Peter Gray, a highly respected eventing judge, is also a passionate supporter of USEA’s FEH program. Gray is a USEF ‘R’ Eventing Judge, a certified USEA YEH and FEH judge, and worked alongside Robin Walker in 2018 as a FEH Championship judge.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has a variety of programs that focus on education and the Future Event Horse (FEH) program is one of them. The main goal of the program is to educate horse breeders, owners, buyers, judges, and event riders on what qualities to look for in yearlings, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, and 4-year-olds in order to develop a promising upper level event horse.
This week on the USEA Podcast, Robin Walker, Peter Gray, and Christian Schacht join us on the show to discuss the Future Event Horse (FEH) Symposium, including the future of the FEH Program, what the judges are looking for, and the ideal conformation of the event horse.
The final day of the 2019 USEA Educational Symposium gave judges and auditors the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) program. Demo horses were brought in for a full day of every aspect of the FEH Championships from yearlings to 4-year-olds.
Typically at the end of a lunge session, when the horse has settled, is an ideal time to introduce the surcingle or saddle in the middle of the round pen. The pressure of the girth and something tied around his body is what causes a horse to react.
Horses aren’t born broke and ready to ride – as much as we wish they were! There are two critical steps in the process of getting your future event horse ready for his career: backing and breaking.
Seven clinicians, six levels, five components to a five-star horse, four days long, three USEA programs, two weeks until it starts, and one Frenchman – don’t miss out on the biggest educational event of the year: the 2019 USEA Educational Symposium on February 18-21 at the Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Florida.
Six highly respected clinicians from all parts of the world will come together on February 18-21 at the Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Florida to bring a week of education to the USEA Educational Symposium. With the symposium only a month away, it’s time to get to know the six stars who will present valuable information for the upcoming competition year.