Feb 20, 2024

USEF Announces Dates and Location for 2024 and 2025 USEF Eventing Young Rider Championships

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced the host location and dates for the 2024 and 2025 USEF Eventing Young Rider Championships (CCI1*, CCI2*-S, CCI3*-S). The Maryland International and Horse Trials will host the Championships in Adamstown, Maryland, on July 5-7, 2024, and July 6-8, 2025.

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Jan 19, 2024 Profile

A Young Rider National Championship Boosts Duda to the Revitavet USEA Young Rider of the Year Title

Molly Duda picked up eventing just five years ago, and when she did, she never would have expected to have the 2023 she had.

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Nov 04, 2023 Eventing News

Champions Crowned on the Final Day of the USEF Eventing Young Rider Championships Presented by USEA

It was a full day of show jumping at The Eventing Championships at Galway Downs, and by the end, three individual champions and two teams were crowned in the The U.S. Equestrian Federation Eventing Young Rider Championships presented by USEA.

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Nov 03, 2023 Eventing News

Young Riders Tackle Cross-Country at the USEF Eventing Young Rider Championships Presented By USEA

The U.S. Equestrian Federation Eventing Young Rider Championships presented by USEA continued at Galway Downs today with a full day of cross-country.

While there are only three individuals competing in the CCI3*-L championship, it’s a very talented group. Molly Duda and her own 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding (Donatelli x Cadence) maintained their lead after a double-clear cross-country round ahead of Elsa Warble and FE Unlimited and Kayla Dumler and Farmir.

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Nov 02, 2023 Eventing News

Young Riders Take the Stage At Galway Downs

Young riders from the U.S. and Canada headed to Galway Downs this week for the 2023 U.S. Equestrian Federation Eventing Young Rider Championships presented by USEA. Riders from several Areas and Canada are competing for team and individual championships at the CCI1*-L and CCI2*-L levels, and there are three individual riders in the CCI3*-L.

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Jul 12, 2023 Emerging Athletes U21

Simpler is Better During Day Two of the EA21 West II Clinic at Aspen Farms

A good canter with a consistent rhythm was the key to success during day two at the USEA Emerging Athletes U21 (EA21) West II regional clinic at Aspen Farms in Yelm, Washington. During the morning lecture that kicked off the day's educational activities, Brown recounted a lesson that she was taught by U.S. show jumper and Olympic gold medalist, Joe Fargis, that "there is no smoke and mirrors in riding. If you sit on the horse well, the horse will go well. Simpler is better." Brown built on this theory throughout the rest of the day, consistently returning to the German training scale and reliance on the flatwork to find success over the fences.

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Jul 11, 2023 Emerging Athletes U21

Day One at the EA21 West II Clinic at Aspen Farms Serves as a “How to” on Being a Professional

This week, USEA Emerging Athletes U21 (EA21) and ECP Level IV coach, Rebecca Brown of Dallas, Texas, is back on the West coast at Aspen Farms in Yelm, Washington to teach twelve talented Young Riders at the EA21 West II Regional Clinic. Day one started with a dressage lecture from Brown, which focused on the German training scale and the varied uses of each part of the rider's body in communicating with their horse. These themes were then translated into the dressage lessons that followed throughout the morning.

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Apr 20, 2023 Profile

The Strong Bond Between Jillian Newman and Curraghgraigue Freeman

Jillian Newman’s journey to victory in the first-ever CCI1*-L held at Twin Rivers Ranch in Paso Robles, California, in the 17-year-old rider’s first FEI competition began when she saw a Facebook post about Curraghgraigue Freeman (Freeman VDL x Curraghgraigue Vella Erri) in the spring of 2021.

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Jan 28, 2022 Young Riders

US Equestrian Announces Athletes Selected to 2022 Eventing 25 Emerging Athlete Program

US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athletes selected for the 2022 USEF Eventing Emerging Athlete Program. Eventers age 25 and under are eligible for the program, which identifies and supports athlete/horse combinations that have shown the potential to develop into future U.S. team candidates.

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Jan 19, 2022 Eventing News

Dates and Location Announced for 2022 USEF Young Rider Eventing Championship

US Equestrian is pleased to announce the dates and location for the 2022 USEF Young Rider Eventing Championship. This championship will take place at the Tryon International Three-Day Event November 10-13 in Mill Spring, N.C.

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Dec 01, 2021 Young Riders

Bid Process Now Open for 2022 Young Rider Eventing National Championship

The USEF Youth Team Challenge Task Force recently evaluated the 2021 Youth Team Challenge program. Feedback was taken into consideration from Area Coordinators and athletes. Due to the limited participation at the short-format legs, the Task Force recommended altering the Program to one Championship, the USEF Young Rider Eventing Championship. The program proposal received approval from the Eventing Sport Committee, International Disciplines Committee, and the USEF Board of Directors.

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