On May 1, 2022, Max Corcoran was appointed as the Eventing Elite Program and Team Facilitator. In her role, Corcoran will support the areas of communication, logistics, and management of the teams for the Eventing Programs to deliver sustained success at World and Olympic Games level. As the Facilitator, she will work closely with the interim Chef d’Equipe/Team Manager, Bobby Costello, and eventing staff to build solid lines of communication with athletes, grooms, owners, coaches, veterinarians, and all stakeholders linked to the athletes and develop the structures around the Elite Program and senior U.S. Eventing Team.
In the midst of the hustle and bustle of a 500-entry event at Virginia International Horse Trials, co-organizer Angela Bowles took time to celebrate and reflect on the lengthy and impactful career of her longtime partner, Novelle. After 14 years eventing, Novelle has been officially retired from competition.
US Equestrian is pleased to announce the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S at CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany, from July 1-2, 2022. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Bobby Costello.
US Equestrian is pleased to announce two competitions approved by the USEF Board of Directors to host Advanced level events during the 2023-2027 competition cycle. Stable View May Horse Trials has been allocated Week 18 and Woodside Spring Horse Trials has been allocated Week 21. Week 18 was vacated by the previous bid recipient and Week 21 had remained vacant through the previous rounds of bidding.
US Equestrian is pleased to announce the four combinations who will represent the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Great Britain CCIO4*-S hosted at Houghton Hall in Norfolk, UK, from May 26-29, 2022. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Leslie Law.
The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event is staple on the U.S. eventing calendar that many riders dream of competing at. This year six U.S. riders will be checking the event off of their bucket list as they trot down the centerline of the Rolex Arena as Kentucky first-timers. The USEA caught up with each rider to hear about their first ever Kentucky experience and how it compares to now having their name on the entry list
The United States Equestrian Federation announced on Wednesday, April 13 that Robert (Bobby) Costello has been appointed as the Interim Eventing Chef d’Equipe and Team Manager. Costello will serve in this role through September 30, 2022, which will include the World Championships in Pratoni, Italy.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce that the University of New Hampshire H.T. will continue to use ShowConnect at their upcoming spring event. The University of New Hampshire (UNH) Spring H.T. will take place from April 30 to May 1 in Durham, New Hampshire.
The Essex Horse Trials jumps back into action this summer, July 1-2, with a new format at two iconic locations. On Friday, dressage and show jumping will be held at Hamilton Farm, home of the USET Foundation Headquarters in Gladstone, NJ. The next day, the exciting cross-country phase returns to the familiar surroundings of historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills.
Lexington, Ky. -In accordance with the 2023-2027 U.S. Eventing Calendar CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L, and Advanced Policies and Procedures, competitions that were allocated a bid may request modifications to their award levels. The following modifications were reviewed by the Eventing Sport Committee, International Disciplines Council Ad Hoc Calendar Group, and approved by the Board of Directors Ad Hoc Calendar Group. The complete 2023-2027 CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L, and Advanced Bid Allocation Summary and Dates can be viewed, here. The approved modifications are in green and items that are still pending are in red.
Attention FEI competitors! In accordance with Art. 1029 and 1031 of the FEI 2022 Veterinary Regulations, as of January 1, 2022, ALL horses competing at ALL FEI Events must fulfill the Horse Health Requirements via the FEI HorseApp. The FEI HorseApp is available for Athletes, National Federations, Veterinarians, Grooms, Owners, Trainers, and Organizing Committees.