Her first homebred made it to the five-star level and since then, she’s never looked back. With his natural athleticism, strong work ethic, confident attitude, and just the right amount of spunk, it was Who’s A Star that got Courtney Cooper and her husband, Neal Camens committed to breeding event horses.
Two years ago, the USEA announced the selection of the Kentucky Horse Park as the 2019 and 2020 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) host site. The partnership was contracted between the USEA and Equestrian Events, Inc. (EE) and Mary Fike, with the option to add a third year should the partnership mutually agree to it.
In this first episode of the USEA Podcast in 2020, Jo Whitehouse joins us first to discuss some new and existing initiatives of the USEA Foundation, including the Poggio Horsemanship Study, and shares news of the silent auction that was held at the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.
The USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program has quickly been gaining popularity across the nation. In 2019, the participation in intercollegiate team challenges was the highest it has been. This year, the calendar has over 23 intercollegiate team challenges across the country.
In 1984, the U.S. Eventing team won the gold medal at the Los Angeles Olympic Games, and from that moment on Diane Bird and her husband Art Bird were hooked. Two years later they watched top riders compete at Chesterland Horse Trials and shortly after that, their first volunteer opportunity opened at a local show in New Jersey in 1988. They have been volunteering ever since.
Ride with one of Germany’s top event riders and sign up as a demo rider or demo horse at the 2020 USEA Educational Symposium on February 17-20 at Barnstaple South in Ocala, Florida. The featured clinician for the ICP and YEH Symposia is Andreas Dibowski. The YEH Symposium will also have Marilyn Payne and Maren Engelhardt as clinicians. FEH Committee Chairs Susan Graham White and Robin Walker will be the featured clinicians for the FEH Symposium.
The 2020 competition season will be getting underway in short order down in sunny Florida. For those snowbirds headed south, it means sending in entries, memorizing dressage tests, and preparing to leave the start box while those in the North wait for the temperatures to warm up by planning their goals for the upcoming season.
The Tryon Riding & Hunt Club Horse Trials are held every year in late October at the Foothills Equestrian & Nature Center (FENCE) in Tryon, North Carolina. The offer Starter through Preliminary levels.
In 2019, the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program saw more riders competing in team challenges and more championship entries than ever before. The program has steadily gained popularity since its creation in 2014. The USEA intercollegiate national leaderboards were introduced and every December, a new set of nationally ranked riders are named.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the continued partnership with longtime supporter Nutrena® Feeds. Nutrena Feeds has returned as a Corporate Sponsor and the “Official Feed of the USEA.” Nutrena Feeds will also return as the Presenting Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) for 2020 and 2021.
Horses have always been in Scarlett Schall’s blood. Her mom and dad ran a world-renowned Quarter Horse breeding program in southern Maryland and Schall was on a horse before she could walk. Growing up, she was immersed in all disciplines as her parents bred the horses that she and her siblings would ride.