Following the announcement of the cancellation of the CCI5* at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian™ (LRK3DE) a fundraising campaign has been launched in an effort to save the 2021 event.
"You have supported and sustained Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI) since 1978," announced the LRK3DE. "The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event is loved by many. Without spectators, the financial requirements to host the CCI5*-L are too great for our organization after a year without income.
In order to change course and run the LRK3DE 5*-L in 2021, financial support and donations are needed NOW! $750,000 must be raised by 11:59 PM on Sunday, February 7!
While not covering all expenses, these funds will provide EEI with enough resources to begin making plans for the CCI5*-L at the ‘Best Weekend All Year!’
Those that donate will be recognized by EEI in some fashion, with those donating in excess of $500+ being provided an early ticket-purchase opportunity for the 2022 event!"
Tax-deductible donations can be made directly on the LRK3DE website by clicking here.
Hannah Sue Hollberg of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, was on a winning streak at the Essex Horse Trials on Sunday, claiming victory in both the $10,000 Open Intermediate and Open Preliminary divisions with two horses that are fairly new to her. Some difficulty on cross-country did not stop her mount Hachi from claiming victory in the Open Intermediate with a score of 101.6, while Open Preliminary partner Rockster finished on his dressage score of 27.3.
The great football coach Vince Lombardi said, “We win our games in practice.” With the goal of having the most effective practices possible for horses, their riders, and their coaches, Cathy Wieschhoff explains some signs that can indicate when horse and rider should repeat an exercise, switch it up, or be done with that activity. Wieschhoff brings perspective as a five-star rider that has competed at the Kentucky Three-Day Event and Burghley Horse Trials, a USEF “R” Course Designer for eventing cross-country and show jumping, a former Area VIII chair and member of the USEA Board of Governors, and a Level V USEA ECP Certified Coach based out of Carriage Station Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Poland CCIO4*-NC-S at the Strzegom Horse Trials (Poland) from June 21-25, 2023. The team will be under the direction of USEF Eventing Emerging and Development Coach Leslie Law.
The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is excited to announce the launch of the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) New Judge Education Program. Qualifying candidates, who are no longer required to hold a USEF judge’s license, will be encouraged to sign up to participate in the YEH New Judge Education Program to receive certification to judge the Jumping and Galloping phases of Young Event Horse competitions.