Dec 10, 2018

US Equestrian Announces Emerging Athlete Eventing 18 and Eventing 25 Program Participants for 2019

The US Equestrian (USEF) Eventing Sport Committee has approved the following athletes for the Emerging Athlete Eventing 18 and Eventing 25 programs for 2019. The program aims to identity and nurture athletes with the aim of competing at the highest level of the sport as high performance athletes representing the U.S. on an international level.

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Jan 18, 2019 Eventing News

USDA Temporarily Closes Miami Animal Import Center

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is temporarily closing the Miami Animal Import Center to new arrivals after horses quarantined at the facility became sick.

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Jan 08, 2019 Eventing News

Fifi Prime (1931-2018)

The USEA is saddened to report that Fifi Prime, formerly known as Fifi Coles, passed away peacefully and painlessly in her sleep on December 7, 2018. Fifi was the editor of the USCTA News (now Eventing USA) for 22 years taking it from a newsletter to a magazine and was instrumental in establishing the sport of three-day eventing in the United States. Fifi traveled all over the world to cover eventing at the Olympic Games, World Championships, and Pan Am Championships for the USCTA News and worked tirelessly to promote the sport.

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Dec 26, 2018 Eventing News

In Memoriam: Nirvana II

In 1996 Jill Henneberg represented the U.S. at the Olympic Games on an off-the-track Thoroughbred mare she found in a backyard and purchased for a few hundred dollars. Nirvana II (by Hawkins Special) was only 3 years old and Henneberg was only 13 years old when they came together and they would be a pair for the next 30 years – until Nirvana passed away today at the age of 33.

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Dec 21, 2018 Eventing News

US Equestrian Announces 2019 Eventing Training Lists for New Eventing Pathway Program

US Equestrian recently announced a newly reinvented U.S. Eventing Pathway Program that would launch in 2019, spearheaded by U.S. Eventing Performance Director Erik Duvander. The U.S. athletes named to the 019 Eventing Elite, Development Pre-Elite, and Development Potential lists have been announced.

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Dec 20, 2018 Eventing News

Heart of the Carolinas Three-Day Event and Horse Trials Discontinued

After ten fabulous years celebrating the traditional eventing long-format, The Heart of the Carolinas Three-Day Event and Horse Trials is sorry to announce that the competition is cancelled for the foreseeable future.

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Dec 19, 2018 Eventing News

Top Five Things You Need to Know about SafeSport Training

Effective January 1, 2019, all US Equestrian (USEF) members 18 years old or older with a competing membership must complete the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s SafeSport Training to be eligible to compete.

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Dec 14, 2018 Eventing News

US Equestrian Looks to the Future of U.S. Eventing with Reinvented Pathway Program

US Equestrian has announced that changes are on the horizon for U.S. eventing as they roll out the first phase of a restructured and reinvented U.S. Eventing Pathway Program in 2019.

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Dec 13, 2018 Eventing News

Loch Moy Farm to Host Winter Cross Derby Series

The Maryland Horse Trials at Loch Moy Farm will be hosting a Winter Cross Derby Series in the early months of 2019. The cross derby incorporates cross-country and stadium jumps across eight acres of all-weather footing. Obstacles will include ditches, banks, water, and various portable fences.

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Dec 12, 2018 Eventing News

Take the Equestrian Helmet Use Survey!

Dr. Koren Ganas of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Department of Health Sciences Education is conducting a brief survey on helmet use in equestrians across a variety of disciplines and wants your feedback! The survey is designed to gather information on riders' attitudes toward wearing helmets.

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Nov 30, 2018 Eventing News

Great Meadow International Announces Big Changes for 2019

High-performance eventing and the Great Meadow International (GMI) was brought to Northern Virginia through a partnership between the Great Meadow Foundation and Five Rings Eventing. Moving forward, Five Rings Eventing, founded by Darrin Mollett and David O’Connor, will be assuming complete management of GMI and bringing many changes for 2019.

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