The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships are now just over four months away, and young horses are well underway earning their qualifications for the fall. The Championships offer classes for qualified 4-year-olds and qualified 5-year-old horses on both the East and West Coasts.
Like a watermark on a picture, it has become increasingly common for breeders to stamp their own product. American tags like ‘Landmark,’ ‘Windchase,’ and ‘Sunsprite’ attached to a horse’s name indicates that they were bred in the United States.
All three jumped clear on cross-country and all three finished within the top 20, so how did the three YEH graduates do at the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event? They did excellently. Considered ‘a talent search,’ the USEA YEH program was designed to identify young horses that possess the talent and disposition to excel in the upper levels of eventing.
It’s quality over quantity this year at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington, Kentucky for the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) program. Three YEH graduates will be making the trip to the bluegrass state to compete in the toughest event in North America. From babies to the big league, Tsetserleg, Indy 500, and PFun are horses who started their eventing careers in USEA’s YEH program.
Attention young horse competitors! The United States Eventing Association (USEA) recently added a list of 2019 Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships Qualified Horses and a list of 2019 Future Event Horse (FEH) Championships Qualified Horses to the website. These two lists will be updated twice per month throughout the 2019 competition season as YEH and FEH qualifiers are completed.
The warm-up is where riders spend the most time in the tack during an event. With a mixture of nervous horses, riders, parents, and coaches, the warm-up area can be chaotic. Whether it’s a horse’s first recognized horse trial or at a USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) competition, the Clasings’ have found a tried-and-true warm-up routine for young horses.
This week on the USEA Podcast, Marilyn Payne and Maxime Livio come on the show to discuss the Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) and Young Event Horse (YEH) Program Symposia that took place last month at the Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Florida.
It was all about the Young Event Horse (YEH) program on the third day of the USEA Educational Symposium at The Grand Oaks Resort. Class was in session in the morning as Symposium attendees – a mixture of YEH judges and YEH enthusiasts – were taught by Marilyn Payne, Christian Schacht, and Maxime Livio.
Seven clinicians, six levels, five components to a five-star horse, four days long, three USEA programs, two weeks until it starts, and one Frenchman – don’t miss out on the biggest educational event of the year: the 2019 USEA Educational Symposium on February 18-21 at the Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Florida.
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.