Forty-six horse-and-rider combinations representing five countries were presented to and accepted by the ground jury of Christian Landolt (SUI) and Jo Young (CAN) and FEI Veterinary Delegate Karen Nyrop (USA) this afternoon in the first horse inspection for the CICO3* at the 2018 Brook Ledge Great Meadow International presented by Adequan.
Of the five nations represented this weekend, three are fielding teams in the FEI Eventing Nations Cup: Great Britain, Canada, and the United States. Australia and Switzerland are also being represented this weekend by individual competitors. Crimson, ridden by Shelby Brost for Canada, and Tight Lines, ridden by Will Coleman for the U.S., were both sent to the hold box but passed upon reinspection.
Dressage will kick off bright and early tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. with Waylon Roberts and Kelecyn Cognac first down the centerline. In the meantime, take a look at the USEA’s Fast Facts and check out the gallery from today’s horse inspection. Don’t forget to keep an eye on the USEA website and social media all weekend for coverage from the Great Meadow International FEI Eventing Nations Cup!
Lynn Klisavage got her start teaching riding lessons on Barber’s Point Naval Air Base on O’ahu, Hawaii in the 1960s. When she was in her early 20s, she and her family relocated to Colorado Springs, Colorado, and it was there that Klisavage became the Director of the Air Force Academy Stables.
In 2008, the USEA Young Event Horse Program (YEH) had 20 competitions on the YEH calendar, 36 horses who qualified to compete in the championships, and 15 horses who competed in the 2008 USEA YEH Championships held in Wayne, Illinois at Lamplight Equestrian Center.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce a virtual Adult Team Challenge to take place this fall. Following the cancellation of the 2020 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds, including the Adult Team Championships (ATC), the Adult Rider Coordinators came together to develop an opportunity for their peers.
For over 20 years the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) has been educating all levels of eventing instructors to confirm their knowledge base, both theoretical and practical, upon which they will continue to build throughout their teaching lifetime. The USEA is now shining the spotlight each month on some of the 300 ICP Certified Instructors.