Tag: TBT

Apr 13, 2017

Throwback Thursday Presented by the USEA Foundation: Remembering Wilton Fair

It has been 24 years since Wilton Fair was retired from competition and 16 years since the Irish Thoroughbred passed away. However, the legacy of David Lenaburg’s 17.3 hand gelding is still strong.

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Mar 09, 2017

Throwback Thursday Presented by the USEA Foundation: Downhill All the Way, Conquer Downhill Fences

Riding has its ups and downs, regardless of the sport you concentrate on, but if you're an eventer, it's a positive roller coaster.

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Jan 12, 2017 Education

Throwback Thursday Presented by the USEA Foundation: Tack Madness

How many hours a day do you sit and think about tack? Probably and hopefully not too many, unless you're a bit weird. Naturally you contemplate it while trying to clean the green crud out from under the buckles of your bridle, or when a stirrup leather breaks in mid-air as you fly over the coffin jump, but most of us can get through a day nicely without thinking about leather. This reluctance to deal with our attitude towards tack is an obvious symptom of the severe psychological quirk that affects us all-TACK FRENZY.

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Jun 30, 2016 Volunteers

Throwback Thursday Presented by The USEA Foundation: Call Me Fence Judge

I am your Fence Judge. You don't know me but I sit in a chair all day carefully watching each trip across my designated domain. I am that nameless, sometimes faceless person volunteering so that you can have the ride of your life. Treat me well... For without me, the Event does not run...

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Dec 10, 2015

Throwback Thursday Presented by the USEA Foundation

Last weekend the USEA hosted one of our most successful Conventions to date with over 400 attendees.

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Sep 03, 2015

Throwback Thursday Presented by the USEA Foundation: Stephen Bradley Wins Burghley CCI4*

In 1993 Stephen Bradley and Sassy Reason were the first Americans to win the prestigious Burghley CCI4* and five U.S. riders finished in the top 10 - a super accomplishment for the country.

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Jul 30, 2015

Throwback Thursday Presented by the USEA Foundation: 1975 Pan Am Games

The 1975 Pan American Games were only the fifth edition of the Games and they took place in Mexico City.

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Jun 10, 2015 Education

Throwback Thursday Presented by the USEA Foundation: Heat Illness

In preparation for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, the USEA (then, USCTA) Safety Committee did a great deal of research on the affect of heat and humidity on horses and riders.

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Feb 26, 2015

Throwback Thursday Presented by the USEA Foundation: The Basics of Warm-Up Etiquette

This week's Throwback Thursday presented by the Endowment Trust reminds us about the proper etiquette in the warm-up arena at competitions.

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Jan 22, 2015

Throwback Thursday Presented by the Endowment Trust: Horse and Rider of the Year, 1983

In 1984, Bruce Davidson was awarded the Windy Acre Farm Trophy for Rider of the Year for the second year in a row, following a successful eventing season in 1983 on Pilot Kid, J.J. Babu, and Dr. Peaches.

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Oct 30, 2014

Throwback Thursday Presented by the Endowment Trust: Stretch Your Horse's Back

This article, reprinted from In Stride in the December Issue of Eventing USA (formerly USCTA News), is a good read as the winter approaches, which is typically a time full of hacking and flatwork for many riders.

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