Jun 18, 2024

USEA Announces 2024 YEH Championships Venues, Judges, and Entry Process

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the return of The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse Championships to both the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill and Twin Rivers Ranch. Each venue has renewed their contracts for two-year terms with an option for a third automatic renewal as mutually agreed upon.

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Jun 15, 2024 Young Event Horse

Second Class of YEH New Judge Education Program Now Open for Expressions of Interest

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is excited to announce that applications for the second class of the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) New Judge Education Program are now open. Qualifying candidates, which are no longer required to hold a USEF judge’s license as of 2023, are encouraged to sign up to participate in the YEH New Judge Education Program to receive certification to judge the Jumping and Galloping phases of Young Event Horse competitions.

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Jun 11, 2024 Young Event Horse

How a Former Hunter and Her Quarter Horse are Aiming for the 2024 USEA Young Event Horse Championships

Daija Sams always jokes that the biggest mistake her parents made was signing her up for an equestrian summer camp. “I was 7 or 8, and my parents loved to put my brother and I in random summer camps to get us out of their hair a little bit and let us try new things,” reflected the now 23-year-old Aiken, South Carolina, resident. “And of course, horses were the one thing I stuck with and I just ran with it.”

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Jun 10, 2024 Young Event Horse

The Race to Le Lion Begins: Qualification Requirements and Current Contenders for the 2024 Holekamp/Turner Grant

It’s that time of year again! Time to start counting down the days until the 2024 FEI WBFSH Eventing World Breeding Championships for Young Horses at Mondial du Lion in Le Lion d’Angers, France. This year’s 6-year-old CCI2*-L and 7-year-old CCI3*-L divisions will take place October 12-20.

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May 22, 2024 Instructors

The Importance of Foot Work for Eventing Horses

Why do some horses and riders always seem to find their balance and their feet when the unexpected happens? The answer may lie in the time-tested practice of gymnastic exercises. Every rider, every horse, at every level can benefit from the use of ground poles, cavalletti, and gymnastic exercises over small fences. This article is aimed at improving the balance and stability of both horse and rider. Improved balance and stability not only contribute to better show jumping and cross-country jumping, but are the foundations of more secure and safer riding.

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May 17, 2024 Eventing News

YEH Graduates Shine at 2024 Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event

A total of 19 USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) program graduates started the 2024 Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event, held April 24-28 in Lexington, Kentucky, in both the highly competitive CCI4*-S and five-star divisions.

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May 09, 2024 AEC

Partner with the USEA to Secure a Vendor Space at the 2024 American Eventing Championships

The 20th anniversary of the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds is quickly approaching and it is going to be a can’t-miss opportunity for businesses to get their products in front of a large, diverse group of eventing enthusiasts. The 2024 event will again be hosted at the iconic Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, which still stands as the host of the largest eventing competition in North American history with nearly 1,000 horse and riders competing in the 2021 AEC. If your business is ready to partner with the USEA on this epic event, keep reading for all the details and contact the USEA to reserve your spot today.

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May 07, 2024 Sponsor

#WeRideTogether Returns as an Educational Partner of USEA

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is pleased to announce #WeRideTogether is returning as an “Official Educational Partner of the USEA,” “Contributing Sponsor of the American Eventing Championships,” “Contributing Sponsor of the Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Championships,” and “Contributing Sponsor of the EA21 Program.”

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Apr 16, 2024 Young Event Horse

Young Event Horse Graduates Flock in Droves to the Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event

The Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event is just over a week away, and a slew of USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Program Graduates are slated to make the trip to the Bluegrass State to compete in what is looking like an epic weekend of sport. Between the Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI5*-L and the Cosequin Lexington CCI4*-S divisions, a total of 24 former YEH participants are set to go down centerline in the Rolex Arena next week. With the Paris Olympics quickly approaching, and the event serving as one of the final selection trials for team spots, the entry lists for both divisions are full of star-studded combinations setting their sights on big goals in 2024.

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Apr 09, 2024 Sponsor

Sidelines Magazine Returns as a Media Partner of the USEA for 2024

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is thrilled to announce Sidelines Magazine as a “Media Partner of US Eventing,” a “Contributing Level Sponsor of the Emerging Athletes U21 Program,” and a “Prize Level Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships.”

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Apr 03, 2024 Sponsor

Recovering from Laminitis: A Success Story

On March 18, 2019, I got to the barn before sunrise like I did every morning, and this time I was looking forward to celebrating What A Trippi's 16th birthday with some special treats and a ride. The second I opened his stall door to throw him some hay, I knew something was wrong. He was standing just off enough to raise an alarm.

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