Practice makes perfect, and an easy way to practice eventing is at a USEA New Event Horse (NEH) competition! Designed as an introduction to the sport of eventing, the USEA New Event Horse Series classes have a structure similar to the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Series with two phases: the dressage phase and the jumping test.
NEH classes are open to any horse that is 4 years old or older and any rider that is a member of the USEA (including members registered as non-competing members). Horses must be registered with the USEA but may be registered with a limited membership. The ultimate goal of NEH is choose the horse that possesses the talent and mindset most likely to be a competent, safe, and fun adult amateur, junior, or young rider horse at the Preliminary level and below.
With a low-pressure environment, NEH classes are a cost-effective and safe way to introduce a horse and/or rider to the sport of eventing. The 2019 NEH calendar is now available for competitors to start planning their next class.
Ocala YEH/FEH Series I (Area III) | February 26, 2019
Full Gallop Farm February II H.T. (Area III) | February 26, 2019
Full Gallop Farm March H.T. (Area III) | March 9, 2019
Ocala YEH/FEH Series II (Area III) | March 27, 2019
Full Gallop Farm March II H.T. (Area III) | March 30, 2019
Ocala YEH/FEH Series III (Area III) | April 3, 2019
MDHT FEH/YEH/NEH Qualifier (Area II) | April 13, 2019
MDHT FEH/YEH/NEH Qualifier (Area II) | May 25, 2019
The Horse Park of New Jersey H.T. I (Area II) | June 28-30 2019
The Maryland H.T. at Loch Moy Farm (Area II) | July 12-14, 2019
Waredaca Farm H.T. (Area II) | August 17-18, 2019
Full Gallop Farm August H.T. (Area III) | August 17-18, 2019
Five Points H.T. (Area II) | September 7-8, 2019
MDHT FEH/YEH/NEH Qualifier (Area II) | September 14, 2019
Stone Gate Farm H.T. (Area VIII) | September 13-15, 2019
MDHT at Loch Moy Farm Classic BN3D and H.T. (Area II) | October 11-13, 2019
*There is no championship for the NEH series.
The USEA New Event Horse (NEH) Series classes are designed to be an introduction to the sport of eventing for horse and rider. Adapted from the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Program, the NEH classes include a dressage phase and a jumping test and are intended to assess a horse’s capability for eventing and provide a stepping stone to recognized eventing. New Event Horse classes focus on education and preparation to begin eventing in a correct and progressive manner. The ultimate goal of the New Event Horse Series is to choose the horse that possesses the talent and mindset who, with proper training, would be the horse most likely to become a competent, safe, and fun adult amateur, junior, or young rider horse at the Preliminary level and below. Click here to learn more about the USEA New Event Horse Program.
If you are interested in hosting a USEA NEH competition or have questions about the NEH program, please contact Kate Lokey at [email protected] or (703) 779-9897.
Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.
It is with great disappointment and regret, which we know will be shared by many, that we announce the cancellation of the 2021 Badminton Horse Trials which was due to be held “behind closed doors” between May 5 and May 9. This cancellation also includes the BE90 and BE100 Championships (May 4 and 5).
We've got another Team Talk update for you listeners this week! Nicole Brown is joined once again by USEF Eventing High Performance Director Erik Duvander and USEF Managing Director for Eventing Jenni Autry to talk about the U.S. eventing team's path forward to Tokyo.
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