Dec 16, 2020

IDCTA Presents: Four Key Attributes That Make a Successful Rider with Denny Emerson

On January 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CST, join Eric Dierks for a live stream interview with Denny Emerson, where he will share some stories of his colorful past, as well as his insights as to what makes a successful rider today.

Denny is the only equestrian to have won both an international gold medal in eventing and a Tevis Cup buckle in endurance. In 1972, Denny was named United States Eventing Association’s Rider of the Year. He was a member of the United States Three-Day Eventing team that won the gold medal at the 1974 Eventing World Championships.

As of 2015, Emerson operates as a clinician and trainer. He is a regular contributor to The Chronicle of the Horse’s “Between Rounds” column. He and his wife, May Emerson, run Tamarack Hill Farm in Strafford, Vermont and Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Click here to register for the live stream interview.

This live stream is provided by the Illinois Dressage and Combined Training Association.

Feb 01, 2023 Profile

Rescue Horse Runaway Romeo Finds His Calling

Amanda Walker wasn’t sure what she’d gotten herself into when she went to try Runaway Romeo as a potential sales project in 2018. The gelding was a bit bigger than Walker was looking for and was quite pushy coming out of the stall. When she got on, it didn’t get much better.

Jan 31, 2023 Educational Activities

USEA's Tip Tuesday: Cross-Country Positions with Karen O'Connor

For seasoned and novice riders alike, it is always good to revisit the basics. Serving as the foundation for any eventer, the positions used on the cross-country course differ from those in the dressage or show jumping ring. The USEA tuned into five-time Olympian, three-time World Equestrian Games rider, two Pan-American Games rider, and USEA ECP certified coach Karen O'Connor as she walked coaches and students at the USEA ECP Symposium through the basic positions for effective cross-country riding.

Jan 30, 2023

USEF New Phone and Fax Number

The USEF's main phone number and fax number have changed. We wanted to notify you so you continue to get the support you need.

Jan 30, 2023 Instructors

USEA Podcast #327: All About the Eventing Coaches Program

With the recent wrap-up of the 2023 Eventing Coaches Program (ECP) Symposium in Ocala, Florida, USEA Podcast Host Nicole Brown chats with ECP Faculty Members Jennifer Howlett Rousseau and Robin Walker about all things related to the ECP. From the USEA Eventing Handbook by the Levels to the benefits of pursuing certification, selecting the best coach for you, recapping this year's Symposium, and more - this week's USEA podcast is the perfect educational tool for coaches and riders alike!

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