May 16, 2018

New and Newly Promoted USEF Eventing Licensed Officials

USEA/Jessica Duffy Photo.

The following individuals received their USEF Eventing Officials License or were promoted by the USEF Licensed Officials Committee (LOC) at their meeting in April, 2018. The USEA is delighted to see new officials joining the eventing community and we encourage organizers to reach out to these officials for their future events.

Eventing Judge

Sarah Gonzalez, ‘r’
Laurel, MD
(954) 562-6198
[email protected]

Amy Nichols, ‘r'
Anderson, SC
(864) 933-3529
[email protected]

Kimberly Steinbuch, ‘r’
Shelby, NC
(510) 828-9441
[email protected]

Catherine Tucker Slaterbeck, ‘R’
Reisterstown, MD
(410) 404-8223
[email protected]

Eventing CD

Alessandra Allen Shinn, ‘r’
Kalispell, MT
(719) 339-5588
[email protected]

Rob Mobley, ‘r’
Culleoka, TN
(931) 446-1097
[email protected]

John Michael Durr, ‘R’
Shelby, NC
(707) 529-8397
[email protected]

Eventing TD

Adri Doyal, ‘r’
Baird, TX
(254) 216-0056
[email protected]

May 22, 2024 Instructors

The Importance of Foot Work for Eventing Horses

Why do some horses and riders always seem to find their balance and their feet when the unexpected happens? The answer may lie in the time-tested practice of gymnastic exercises. Every rider, every horse, at every level can benefit from the use of ground poles, cavalletti, and gymnastic exercises over small fences. This article is aimed at improving the balance and stability of both horse and rider. Improved balance and stability not only contribute to better show jumping and cross-country jumping, but are the foundations of more secure and safer riding.

May 21, 2024 Eventing News

USEA Now Accepting Coach Applications for 2025 EA21 Program

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce that coach applications are now being accepted for the 2025 USEA Emerging Athlete U21 Program (EA21). One additional coach will be selected and hired for a three-year term for the EA21 program, teaching one two-day summertime regional clinic annually throughout the term.

May 21, 2024 Eventing News

Now On Course: Laury Marshall and Finley Have Learned The Sport Together

Sometimes, a kind word is all it takes to make someone’s day, says Laury Marshall. Marshall and Finley, her 17-hand Thoroughbred mare, had just finished their dressage test at the 2023 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds. They’d performed solidly, good for a 36.4 and middle-of-the-pack standing in the Beginner Novice Rider championship division at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

May 20, 2024 Interscholastic

USEA Podcast #361: Reliving the USEA Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Eventing Championships

We are still riding on a bit of a high after the success of the 2024 USEA Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Eventing Championships, so we loved taking the opportunity to chat about this year's event with Stable View's Barry Oliff, member of the winning Intercollegiate team Hayden Wathen, and member of the winning Interscholastic team Collins Zgutowicz. Let the countdown to the 2025 championships begin...

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