Tag: Obituary

Oct 04, 2019

Custom Made (1985 – 2019)

The USEA is sad to share that Custom Made was put down at the age of 34. “Tailor” was best known for winning the individual gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games with David O’Connor in the irons. He was the last horse to win a classic long format Olympics and was one of only four U.S. horses to win individual gold – making him a truly special part of the history of eventing.

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Jan 21, 2020 Eventing News

In Memoriam: Jean Moyer

Jean E Moyer (McCaw), age 69, of Gig Harbor, Washington, passed away January 10, 2020, from long term complications of type 2 diabetes. Jean was born on August 1, 1950 in Somerville, New Jersey. She spent a childhood in Mt. Penn, Pennsylvania, before marrying James Moyer on November 30, 1974.

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Jan 17, 2020 Eventing News

In Memoriam: Steve Blauner

The USEA is deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Steve Blauner, a valued USET Foundation trustee and longtime owner for U.S. Eventing Team High Performance Athletes Boyd Martin and Doug Payne.

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Dec 06, 2019 Association News

Madeline (2000-2019)

The USEA is saddened to share the news that Madeline, a chestnut Thoroughbred mare by Mysterious Count, passed away on December 4, 2019 at the age of 19. Madeline, also known as “Baby”, was owned by Jill Gordon and campaigned at the four-star level by Holly Payne Caravella.

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Oct 28, 2019 Association News

Archie Rocks (2008-2019)

The USEA is saddened to share the news that Archie Rocks (Le Monde x Unbridled Diva), an 11-year-old Thoroughbred gelding owned by rider Felix Vogg, Jürgen Vogg, and Phoenix Eventing S.à.r.l., was euthanized on Saturday, October 26, 2019, following a fall on cross-country at fence 28B at the Les Etoiles de Pau CCI5*-L.

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Oct 21, 2019 Eventing News

In Memoriam: Melanie Tallent

Melanie Kay Tallent, 55, died Friday, October 11 from injuries sustained in a cross-country schooling accident. Over her 25 year professional career Melanie was a pioneering neuroscientist, first as an academic with an NIH-funded research laboratory dedicated to treatment of neurological diseases.

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Oct 08, 2019 Eventing News

Rider Fatality at Morven Park International Equestrian Center

Morven Park is deeply saddened to announce that a rider fatality occurred during cross-country schooling on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

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Sep 25, 2019 Eventing News

Winsome Adante (1993-2019)

The legendary Winsome Adante (Saunter x Juswith Genoa) has passed away at the age of 26. “Dan” was owned by Linda Wachtmeister, ridden by Kim Severson, and bred in England by Janet and Chris Gooch. In 2015 Dan was inducted into the USEA’s Eventing Hall of Fame, was USEA Horse of the Year three times, and for over a decade was on the top of the USEA’s Historic All Time High Point Horse Leaderboard.

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Aug 29, 2019 Eventing News

Ann Rickard Haller (1962-2019)

Mrs. Ann Rickard Haller passed away August 25, 2019 in Manassas, Virginia at the age of 56. She was born September 2, 1962 at Fort Benning, Georgia to the late Col. Daniel Rickard and Meta Stuart Fooks Rickard.

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Aug 25, 2019 Profile

In Memoriam: Ann Haller

The USEA is very sad to announce that Ann Rickard Haller died suddenly today with what appears to be complications related to an ongoing medical condition. Ann was working as the press officer and cross-country controller at Great Meadow International this weekend and passed away at a local hospital.

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Aug 15, 2019 Profile

Jennifer "Jeffie" Chapin (1987-2019)

Jennifer Wilkins Chapin, known to all as Jeffie, died from injuries sustained in an equestrian accident on Sunday, August 11, 2019, in Woodstock, Vermont. Jeffie was born in Baltimore, Maryland on April 27, 1987, to Sarah and Stephen Wilkins.

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