Sep 27, 2018

USEA Board of Governors Votes to Support Four Studies with the Equine Medical Research Fund

The Equine Medical Research Fund was created in 2014 to provide consistent funding for equine medical research. A $1.00 starter fee was added to each USEA recognized event entry beginning in 2014, and at year’s end those dollars were distributed through the Morris Animal Foundation, which assists the USEA with selecting studies to fund, monitoring the funds, and reporting on progress.

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Aug 01, 2017 Research Studies

USEA Cardiopulmonary Research Update

The mission of the USEA Cardiopulmonary Research Group is to study risk factors for fatality in event horses during competition, with a view to devising strategies to mitigate risk and prevent injuries and fatalities.

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Jan 09, 2017 Research Studies

USEA Collapsible Fence Study Year One Update

As year one of the USEA Collapsible Fence Study comes to an end, Dr. Suzanne Weaver Smith addressed the USEA Board of Governors at the 2016 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention on the progress of the University of Kentucky (UK) research at this halfway point.

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Dec 12, 2016 Research Studies

Input Needed to Support the Collapsible Fence Study

The University of Kentucky (UK) study is focused on understanding the horse/fence contact and interaction during rotational falls as a means to provide insight into rotational fall prevention and requirements to guide the sport’s course and safety device designers.

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Oct 28, 2016 Research Studies

USEA Leads the Way in Raising Funds for Equine Medical Research

“Right now, less than 25 cents per horse is being spent annually on equine medical research funding in the United States, and that’s a shame when you consider how much our horses mean to us,” said Michael Van Noy, DVM.

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May 13, 2016 Research Studies

USEA Collapsible Fence Study Garners Tremendous Response

Donations Still Needed to Help USEA Collapsible Fence Study Get the Green Light

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Dec 21, 2015 Research Studies

Eric Bull Auctions Cross-Country Jump to Raise Funds for Collapsible Fence Study

Course builder, Eric Bull, has generously donated one this Novice level cross-country cabin to the USEA to be auctioned off with all proceeds going to support the USEA Collapsible Fence Study to ensure that we raise sufficient funds to meet the $25,000 challenge set by Ms. Jacqueline B. Mars.

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Sep 02, 2015 Research Studies

USEA Cardiopulmonary Research Study Picks up the Pace

Thank you to those who participated in our Cardiopulmonary Research Group studies at Waredaca 2014, Horse Park of New Jersey Horse Trials I, 2015 and Fair Hill Horse Trials, 2015. Without your continued support, this study would not be possible. 

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Jun 24, 2015 Research Studies

The USEA Equine Cardiopulmonary Research Group Seeks Participants for Study at New Jersey Horse Trials, June 27-28

The USEA Equine Cardiopulmonary Research Group will be conducting a study this weekend at the New Jersey Horse Park as part of the New Jersey Horse Trials I, June 27-28.

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Apr 13, 2015 Research Studies

USEA Cardiopulmonary Research Group Publishes Update for 2015

The USEA Cardiopulmonary Research Group has prepared a summary of studies to date including the history, research questions, studies, summary of findings and future goals.

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