Officials

Feb 24, 2019

Official's Journal: Giving Back to the Sport We Love

My name is Erin Stormont Kimmer and I am in the process of obtaining my “r” Technical Delegate license. I am a rider, trainer, barn owner/manager, and have been interested in obtaining my license for the last couple of years.

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Feb 15, 2019 Association News

Attend the Richard Jeffery Show Jumping Seminar at Carolina International

Show Jumping Course Designer Richard Jeffery will be offering a Show Jumping Seminar on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, North Carolina, prior to the start of the Carolina International CCI & Horse Trials.

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Jan 23, 2019 Officials

VIDEO: Step-by-Step: How to Become an Official

USEF Director of Licensed Officials Alina Brazzil led a panel including Cindy Deporter, Sally Ike, John Michael Durr, Wayne Quarles, Loris Henry, Tim Murray, and Marilyn Payne in a discussion about the eventing officials licensure process.

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Want to Learn About Course Design? Attend the B & C Jumping/Course Design Training Program!

If you have ever considered becoming involved in eventing as a licensed judge, TC, or CD, then the B & C Jumping/Course Design Training Program is for you!

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VIDEO: Cross-Country Designs for the Future

James Atkinson led a panel including course designers Captain Mark Phillips, John Michael Durr, Gretchen Butts, Morgan Rowsell, and Cathy Wieschhoff in a discussion about the responsibilities of the course designer and the many factors that influence course design.

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Dec 07, 2018 Officials

Spotlight on Officials at the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention

The 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is all about officials, with a number of sessions being offered throughout the weekend that focus on matters pertaining specifically to our licensed officials, without whom events could not take place. Encompassing our eventing judges, technical delegates, and course designers, the eventing officials provide a safe and fair field of play for all.

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Nov 27, 2018 Officials

Save the Date for the 2019 USEA Educational Symposium at the Grand Oaks Resort!

The United States Eventing Asssociation (USEA) Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP), Future Event Horse (FEH) Program, and Young Event Horse (YEH) Program are teaming up once again to bring USEA members the ultimate educational opportunity in Florida this winter. Taking place February 18-21, 2019, the USEA Educational Symposium has found a new home at the impressive Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Florida.

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US Equestrian Outlines Plans for 2018 Eventing Show Jumping Course Advisor Program

In a continued effort to raise the standard of eventing show jumping course design in the United States, US Equestrian has announced its plans for the 2018 Eventing Show Jumping Course Advisor Program.

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May 28, 2018 Officials

So You Want to Be a Judge, Part III: Dressage as Laser Focus

That’s how it goes when you set a new goal, especially when horses are involved: it’s so far off, you’ll have plenty of time, and nothing could ever go wrong. Wasn’t it only a few days ago that our cohort started this journey January in Ocala, Fla., and then somehow all of the sudden here we are at our latest and final ”r” training session at Marilyn Payne’s beautiful Applewood Farm in Califon, N.J., May 7-8, going into deep focus on dressage?

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May 16, 2018 Association News

New and Newly Promoted USEF Eventing Licensed Officials

The following individuals received their USEF Eventing Officials License or were promoted by the USEF Licensed Officials Committee (LOC) at their meeting in April, 2018. The USEA is delighted to see new officials joining the eventing community and we encourage organizers to reach out to these officials for their future events.

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So You Want to Be a Judge, Part II: Amp Up Your Course Walk

Many of us, when we walk courses, have a routine. Things we look for, things we know will catch certain riders off guard, things we’re careful to point out to our students. Even the way we walk, the practiced length of our strides, the lines we take between fences. We think about this stuff from the rider or trainer’s perspective, carefully honed over years of walking, thinking about, and riding courses. Time, and experience.

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