Dec 07, 2019

Now on Course: Abby’s Road - That Was Then, This is Now

When my daughter Jacquelyn turned 9, she and I started taking riding lessons together for some quality mother-daughter time. I had hoped to share my love for horses with her so we gave it a try. A few years of lessons led to a deeper commitment - horsemanship - and Jackie showed the fortitude for the hard gritty work required.

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Dec 06, 2019 Eventing News

US Equestrian Announces Updated Selection Structure for 2020 USEF Eventing 25 Program

US Equestrian is pleased to announce the list of athletes who have been named to participate in an assessment of their skills prior to the 2020 USEF Eventing 25 Program selection. The USEF Eventing 25 Program offers athletes 25 years of age and under access to coaching and instruction, high intensity training sessions, and continued mentorship to further support the development of the Eventing High Performance Pathway and Program.

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Dec 06, 2019 Eventing News

Bromont to Host a Leg of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup

Bromont Horse Trials Inc., organizers of the Bromont CCI-S Three-Day Event held August 13 to 16 are delighted to announce Bromont’s selection as a leg of FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ 2020 Series.

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Dec 06, 2019 Association News

Madeline (2000-2019)

The USEA is saddened to share the news that Madeline, a chestnut Thoroughbred mare by Mysterious Count, passed away on December 4, 2019 at the age of 19. Madeline, also known as “Baby”, was owned by Jill Gordon and campaigned at the four-star level by Holly Payne Caravella.

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Dec 06, 2019 Association News

USEA Horse of the Month: Madoc Mari

She’s added nothing to her dressage score all season, she has a 100 percent clear cross-country rate on her USEA record, and she finished with the best finishing score out of everyone in the 2019 USEA competition season: Madoc Mari is the USEA December Horse of the Month!

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Dec 05, 2019 Association News

EQuine AMerica Magazine to Join as Media Partner of U.S. Eventing

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the partnership with EQuine AMerica Magazine as a media partner of U.S. Eventing. They will also join as a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2020 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships and Prize Level Sponsor of the 2020 USEA American Eventing Championships.

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Dec 05, 2019 Competitions

USEA Events A-Z: Southern Pines Horse Trials

The Southern Pines Horse Trials takes place every March at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, North Carolina (Area II) offering Beginner Novice through Preliminary horse trials and Beginner Novice through Advanced combined tests.

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Dec 04, 2019 Education

VIDEO: How to Evaluate Hay Quality with Dr. Amy Burk

In this presentation with Dr. Amy Burk from the University of Maryland Equine Studies program, learn about the different types of hay, how hay is made, the different factors that affect the quality of the hay, when hay should be fed, and how to select the hay that is right for your horse.

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Dec 04, 2019 Education

Daniel Stewart's Tip of the Month: Question Suggestion

Keeping your mind focused on what’s productive (like transitions between dressage movements or fences) instead of what’s destructive (like worrying about the crowd) is one of the most important skills any rider can learn. While it’s a skill that can require a bit of practice, it’s one that can be learned quite quickly - as long as you know a trick. The good news is that there is a trick, and that trick is called question suggestion.

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Dec 03, 2019 Instructors

Registration is Now Open for the 2020 USEA Educational Symposium!

It’s time to register for the upcoming USEA Educational Symposium! The 2020 USEA Educational Symposium will take place on February 17-20 in Ocala, Florida at Barnstaple South and will focus on three USEA programs - the Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP), the Young Event Horse Program (YEH), and the Future Event Horse Program (FEH).

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Dec 03, 2019 USEA Foundation

Support the USEA Foundation Poggio Horsemanship Fund for #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a worldwide day of giving fueled by the power of collaboration and social media. Celebrated following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday and taking place this year on Tuesday, December 3, #GivingTuesday kicks off the season of giving by tuning the minds of the world community towards donating to the charities nearest and dearest to their hearts and minds.

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