The 19 remaining horses in the CCI3* all passed the final horse inspection this morning at the 2018 Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event. In the CIC3*, Sandro’s Star, ridden by Chris Talley, and Get Lucky, ridden by Matt Flynn, were both sent to the hold box by the ground jury of Andrew Bennie (NZL), Jane Hamlin (USA), and Gretchen Butts (USA). Sandro’s Star was passed upon reinspection, but Get Lucky was not accepted.
All 17 of the horses in the CCI2* were passed by the ground jury of Mark Weissbecker (USA) and Robert Stevenson (USA). In the CIC2*, Volcan de Caverie, ridden by Jan Bynny, and Bruisyard Hall, ridden by Holly Payne Caravella, were both held but passed after representing. Cinco de Mayo, ridden by Ashely Kehoe, was not accepted. Will Coleman withdrew Boris O'Hara from the CIC2* prior to the final horse inspection.
Show jumping kicked off this morning at 10:00 a.m. with the CIC2*. The CIC3* will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m., followed by the CCI3* at 2:00 p.m. and the CCI2* at 3:00 p.m. You can follow along with the live scores by clicking here, and stay tuned to the USEA’s social media from coverage of today’s competition.
This month we’re going to begin a several-month series about defense and coping mechanisms. It’s common for these two terms to be used interchangeably, but they’re actually quite different. Coping mechanisms are mental strategies that resolve stressful events, while defense mechanisms are behaviors that attempt to avoid or hide from them.
While every story submitted to the USEA for the June Horse of the Month was unique and special, it was Teddy’s story that stood out. Therefore, the USEA June Horse of the Month is Talon Ted aka "Teddy", a 14.1 hand, 17-year-old Paint Pinto Gelding owned by Eran Murray and ridden by Eran’s daughter, Brooke Murray.
This article will be updated to include statements as they are released from upcoming USEA recognized events regarding actions they are taking due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
In 2000 and with the support of Joan Iversen Goswell, the Worth the Trust Scholarships were established to provide financial assistance to amateurs to pursue their education in eventing. The funds from the Worth the Trust Educational Scholarship may be used for training opportunities such as clinics, working student positions, and private or group instruction, or to learn from an official, course designer, technical delegate, judge, veterinarian, or organizer.