Jun 11, 2020

Read the Latest Issue of Eventing USA Today!

By Leslie Mintz - USEA Staff

The May/June issue of Eventing USA is now available for all current USEA members to read. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Eventing Association (USEA) was unable to print and mail the May/June issue of Eventing USA, but the full magazine has been released digitally.

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In this issue:

Features

Life in Lockdown
By Leslie Mintz

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the eventing world - forcing professional eventers into a new way of life and to get creative with their extra time. Find out how three professional eventers from across the country are staying busy and staying sane.

The Essentials of First Aid
By Claire Kelley

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic medical supplies are in demand, movement is restricted, and deliveries are delayed, which makes keeping a well-stocked first aid kit is more important than ever.

Considerations for Building Cross-Country Jumps at Home
By Jessica Duffy

If you are looking to build safe cross-country jumps at home, what are some of the considerations you need to take into account before you actually start building?

Power and Reliability
By Sam Watson

EquiRatings shares two of the easiest numbers to capture your performance and why you should use them.

Departments

President’s Letter

Bit Check

Horse Health: 4 Steps to Healthy Hooves

On The Bookshelf: Equestrian Life: The Animal Chronicles by Ellie E. Johnson

Grid Pro Quo with Peter Gray

Worth The Trust Grant Update with Greta Hallgren

Know Your Rules: Help, I Learned the Wrong Dressage Test!

Day in the Life: Beck Ratte

Member Memos: Make Earning An Eventing Medal Your Goal

In Memoriam

Calendar

Halt, Salute

Sep 28, 2022 Education

A Veterinarian’s Tips for Maximizing Longevity and Soundness

Regardless of the level at which a horse is competing, its veterinary team is at the forefront of most decisions regarding its career and well-being. Liz Arbittier, VMD, CVA, has been working with equine athletes for over two decades. Graduating from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) in 2001, she worked in private practice with a focus on sports medicine and pre-purchase exams until joining Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center Field Service team in 2013. Situated in the heart of Area II’s eventing scene, the team provides ambulatory services to the surrounding area, which is home to multiple Olympians.

Sep 27, 2022

US Equestrian Announces the Appointment of David O’Connor to the New Position of Chief of Sport

US Equestrian (USEF) announces the appointment of David O’Connor to the newly created position of Chief of Sport beginning October 3, 2022.

Sep 27, 2022 Area Championships

Ten Horse and Rider Pairs Rise to the Occasion at Area VII Championships

Aspen Farms in Yelm, Washington was host to this year’s USEA Area VII Championships on September 16-18 and put on a spectacular show where 10 horse and rider pairs celebrated victory by being awarded the title of Area VII Champion in their respective divisions. Hear about each pair’s weekend below.

Sep 26, 2022 Competitions

Braitling and Caravaggio II Produce Milestone Win in FEI Comeback at Twin Rivers

A double clear cross-country round propelled Rebecca Braitling and Arnell Sporthorses' 11-year-old British Sport Horse gelding Caravaggio II (Vangelis-S x Courtesan) to their first blue ribbon together in the CCI4*-Short, and Haley Turner and her own 12-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding Shadow Inspector (Tinaranas Inspector x Caragh Roller) continued their run of sub-30 dressage tests to win the CCI3*-Short at the 2022 Twin Rivers Fall International in Paso Robles, California.

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