Jessica Duffy

Aug 23, 2019

Symansky and Under Suspection Claim the MARS Great Meadow International CCI4*-S Lead

They saved the best for last today in the CCI4*-S at the MARS Great Meadow International in The Plains, Virginia. Lynn Symansky was the 36th rider down the centerline aboard Mary Ann Ghadban’s Under Suspection this afternoon in the Fleming Farm Arena and she laid down an impressive 25.0 to take the lead from Lauren Kieffer and D.A. Duras, who held the lead for most of the day.

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Aug 22, 2019 Competitions

Dutton and Fernhill Pick Pocket Pick Up the Lead in the CCI3*-S at MARS Great Meadow International

It was a hot first day of competition in the MARS Great Meadow International as the sun shined down on The Plains, Virginia. Forty-four competitors came forward in the CCI3*-S, while the first 16 of 57 competitors in the CCI2*-S trotted up centerline today in the Fleming Farm Arena at Great Meadow.

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Aug 22, 2019 Competitions

USEA Events A-Z: Radnor Hunt Horse Trials

The Radnor Hunt Horse Trials takes place yearly in mid-October in Malvern, Pennsylvania (Area II), offering Novice, Training, and Preliminary levels.

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Aug 21, 2019 Competitions

Fast Facts: 2019 Great Meadow International

There are some big changes in store this year at the 2019 Mars Great Meadow International (GMI) in The Plains, Virginia. For the last three years, GMI has hosted the only leg of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup to take place in North America over Fourth of July weekend. This year, while there will be no Nations Cup divisions, GMI is hosting new three-star and two-star divisions in addition to the four-star level, and the event will take place during the second-to-last weekend in August.

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Aug 17, 2019 Education

Systemic Joint Products: Straight to the Blood Supply

It is easy to become overwhelmed by the choices when choosing among different joint products. There are FDA-approved injectable drugs, including those that are injected directly into the joint intra-articularly (IA), or as intravenous (IV) and intramuscular (IM) injections.

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Aug 15, 2019 Competitions

USEA Events A-Z: Round Top Horse Trials

The Round Top Horse Trials in Castle Rock, Colorado (Area IX) runs once a year in early July as a one-day event offering Introductory through Training levels.

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Aug 13, 2019 Competitions

Harkin Family to Continue the MeadowCreek Park Legacy

The MeadowCreek Park Horse Trials was founded on 100 acres outside of Kosse, Texas by Sam and Jodye Lindsey in 1991. With the help of prominent Area V eventer Alyce Hinkle, the Lindseys turned MeadowCreek Park into a premiere eventing venue and hosted their first horse trials at the park in 1992. After 20 successful years of running the MeadowCreek Park Horse Trials, they passed the baton to Robbie and Brad Peterson.

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Aug 12, 2019 Education

Ride Between the Flags with Barb Crabo

Ever wonder what the pros see when they're out walking cross-country? In the Ride Between the Flags series, riders walk us through their approach to tackling different cross-country questions. International event rider and trainer Barb Crabo talks us through fence 6AB, the Preliminary level water combination at the Coconino Horse Trials.

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Aug 10, 2019 Education

Top 10 Tips for Cooling Down with Dr. Jennifer Miller

Whether in the dry heat of the desert or the humid conditions of the east coast, it is especially important during the summer months to be able to cool down your horse quickly and effectively. Dr. Jennifer Miller, who has been a practicing veterinarian in Cave Creek, Arizona for 25 years, explained the importance of cool down.

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Jul 25, 2019 Competitions

USEA Events A-Z: The Event at Rebecca Farm

The Event at Rebecca Farm runs once yearly at the end of July in Kalispell, Montana (Area VII) offering Novice through Intermediate horse trials, CCI2*-L, CCI3*-L, CCI4*-L, and CCI4*-S FEI divisions, and Novice and Training Three-Day divisions. For three years, The Event at Rebecca Farm has also been home to the North American Youth Championships (NAYC).

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Jul 24, 2019 Profile

Pan Am Profile: Starr Witness

Born in the Netherlands and imported to the U.S., Starr Witness’s career didn’t begin on the cross-country course – it began in the hunter ring. When her owner Emil Spadone decided she wasn’t cut out for the hunters, he sent her to Doug Payne to try her hand at eventing.

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