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 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.
Four age groups, three championships, two judges, and one horse to score in the 90s; the 2018 USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) Championships was a success. A total of 91 young horses were entered in the championships, which Robin Walker considered “very exciting and very encouraging."
“We believe he can produce the ultimate event horse,” Chris Talley and Hannah Salazar said of Faramund, the Hanoverian stallion owned by Hannah Salazar that has made a cannonball splash in the eventing world this year. Before trying his hoof at eventing, Faramund (Fidertanz x Donna Gloria) earned the 2014 Champion Stallion title at Dressage at Devon with Salazar in the irons.
A total field of 18 future event horses came together today for the first ever USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) Central Championships. The FEH program has traditionally run an East and West Coast Championships, and Snowdonia Farms approached the USEA about organizing a Central Championships for youngsters in Texas, to provide an opportunity to breeders, owners, and competitors between the coasts.
The rainfall at Loch Moy Farm in Adamstown, Md. couldn’t dampen the spirits of the 14 2-year-olds, 12 yearlings, and their handlers who came to compete at the second and final day of the USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) East Coast Championships. Judges Robin Walker and Peter Gray judged a total of 50 young horses aging from yearlings to 4-year-olds over the course of the two-day competition.