Have you ever wanted to look through the judge’s eyes and see what they see during the conformation portion of a USEA Young or Future Event Horse competition? Now is your chance! Using only a photo and information on age and breed, legendary horseman and prior FEH/YEH Championship judge Chris Ryan is sharing his insights into young horse conformation in our Conformation Critique article series.
The USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) and Young Event Horse (YEH) programs have around 30 qualifying competitions each, and youngsters around the country are about to begin their seasons aimed at Championships.
An enthusiastic group of USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) judges, breeders, riders, trainers, organizers, and fans started their morning in the classroom to kick off YEH day of the USEA Educational Symposium. Andreas Dibowski and Maren Engelhardt gave a presentation on analyzing the gallop using videos of Dibowski’s horses. Englehardt asked all the attendees to think about her perfect gallop and to have that in mind when watching the videos.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Young Event Horse (YEH) Program was first established in 2004 as an eventing talent search. Much like similar programs in Europe, the YEH program was designed to identify young horses that possess the talent and disposition to, with proper training, excel at the uppermost levels of the sport.
The biggest educational event of the year will start in two weeks, on February 17-20 at Barnstaple South in Ocala, Florida. The 2020 USEA Educational Symposium will have five world-renowned clinicians share information related to three USEA programs: the USEA Instructors' Certification Program (ICP), the USEA Young Event Horse Program (YEH), and the USEA Future Event Program (FEH).
In its first year, the USEA Young Event Horse Program (YEH) had five qualifiers and the championships were held at Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia. Sixteen years later, the YEH program now has over 30 YEH competitions across the country, prestigious championships on both the East and West Coast, and the opportunity to receive the Holekamp/Turner Lion d’Angers Grant.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce the new partnership with The Dutta Corporation as the Official Title Sponsor of the 2020 and 2021 USEA Young Event Horse Championships. As the Title Sponsor, The Dutta Corporation will generously provide one round trip flight for the YEH Holekamp/Turner Grant recipient to travel to the Mondial du Lion in France.
The 2020 USEA Educational Symposium is less than a month away! With five clinicians over four days, this year’s Symposium will be the biggest educational event of the year. Don’t miss out on this opportunity as everyone is welcome to attend the Symposium on February 17-20 at Barnstaple South in Ocala, Florida.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to welcome back EquiAppraisal, LLC as a Contributing Level Sponsor of the 2020 USEA Educational Symposium. This year’s Symposium will take place on February 17-20 in Ocala, Florida at Barnstaple South. As a Contributing Level Sponsor, EquiAppraisal has generously offered to sponsor lunch for all FEH Symposium attendees.
The 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention has come and gone, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out! We have a number of the weekend's educational sessions and seminars available on demand on U.S. Eventing TV for your enjoyment and learning. Select from the videos listed below, or visit the U.S. Eventing TV section of the USEA website to watch any of the videos on demand.