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.
From yearlings to 5-year-olds and everything in between, young event horses will have vast opportunities to get out and compete in the USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) and Young Event Horse (YEH) program events in 2019.
Start off 2019 on the right track and apply as a demo rider or demo horse at the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Educational Symposium on February 18-21 at The Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Florida.
The USEA recently announced the dates and locations for the 2019 USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East and West Coast Championships, which will take place at Fair Hill International in Elkton, Maryland and the Fresno County Horse Park in Fresno, California in October. The YEH committee has also enhanced the qualification standard for the Championships in 2019.
The USEA Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP), Future Event Horse (FEH) Program, and Young Event Horse (YEH) Program are joining forces to bring USEA members a week of training and education. This year, the Frenchman Maxime Livio will be flying across the pond to be one of the featured clinicians.
The United States Eventing Association is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the 2019 Future Event Horse and Young Event Horse Championships. The FEH will host East, West, and Central Championships, and the YEH will host East and West Coast Championships.
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.
Andrea Baxter, owner and trainer at Twin Rivers Ranch in Paso Robles, California and member of the USEA Young Event Horse Committee, has been an avid participant in the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) and Future Event Horse (FEH) classes from their inception. “I've been a longtime supporter of the program, not only as a committee member, but as a rider,” she said.
"Quality, quality, and more quality" could be heard from spectators at the 2018 USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships. Year after year the YEH Championships bring out some of the country’s best 4- and 5-year-old horses. Familiar names like Tamra Smith, Tim Bourke, Dominic Schramm, Matthew Flynn, Doug Payne, Andrea Baxter, and Waylon Roberts continue to top the championship leaderboards with their horses.
The USEA Young Event Horse Championships showcase some of the best and brightest young eventing talent on four legs. But what about the two-legged competitors? Riders in the Young Event Horse classes tend to be adult professionals looking for a platform to expose their up-and-coming youngsters, helping them gain experience in a competitive atmosphere. It is much less common to see junior or young riders competing in these divisions.
Quantum came off cross-country yesterday dragging Doug back to the barn and still full of run. He lost a shoe (maybe on the drop off the roof?) and had a couple small scrapes on his legs. We jogged him after the shoe went back on, and he looked absolutely great. So we all went home.