The United States Equestrian Federation is pleased to announce the four combinations selected to represent the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Netherlands CCIO4*-NC-L hosted in Enschede, the Netherlands, at the Military Boekelo-Enschede from October 5-8, 2023. The U.S. combinations will be led by Chef d’Equipe Leslie Law.
The United States Equestrian Federation is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations that have been named to the U.S. Eventing Team for the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile. The eventing portion of equestrian competition will run Oct. 27-29 at the Escuela de Equitación Regimiento Granaderos in Quillota, Chile. Four combinations will compete as a team with one traveling reserve. One direct reserve has been named to the team in addition to five alternate combinations.
On July 24, the USEF Board of Directors convened for a special meeting. During the meeting, the Board approved an amendment to the protective headgear certification rule change, which was originally approved during the Mid-Year Board meeting in June.
With less than a year left until the start of the XXXIII Olympic Summer Games in Paris, France in 2024, USEA podcast host Nicole Brown sat down with USEF Eventing Technical Advisor and Chef d'Equipe Bobby Costello to discuss the USEF Land Rover Eventing Team's recent results in the SAP Cup at the CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S and recapped the season so far.
USEA podcast host Nicole Brown caught up with the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team from the FEI Eventing Nations Cup CCIO4*-S in Strzegom, Poland, comprised of Jenny Caras, Andrew McConnon, Caroline Pamukcu, and Cassie Sanger, along with USEF Eventing Emerging and Development Coach Leslie Law, after securing both individual and team silver medals. The team gave Brown the scoop on their experience at the LOTTO Strzegom Horse Trials and their game plan for the future as they enjoyed a bit of team bonding in Germany while attending the SAP-Cup at the Aachen CCIO4*-S in Germany.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) held its annual Mid-Year Board of Directors meeting on June 19 and 20 in Lexington, Kentucky. During the meeting, the Directors heard updates from around the sport, learned from leading experts, and made several important decisions that directly impact USEF members and their horses.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has launched a new education module focused on vesicular stomatitis (VS).
With the outbreak of VS in California, Dr. Katie Flynn, Senior Staff Veterinarian-Equine Health & Biosecurity, saw a specific need to have a learning module focused on recognizing VS symptoms. This is intended to safeguard horse health and the continuous operation of competitions.
The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team had a successful outing over the weekend at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Poland, holding a wire-to-wire second-place standing in the competition at LOTTO Strzegom Horse Trials. The team finished on a 142.8, with The Netherlands taking first on a 133.8.
The U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the establishment of The Dutta Corp./USEF Eventing High Performance Flight Grants. These grants will be awarded to eventing athletes who are targeting the 2024 Olympic Games.
US Equestrian is pleased to announce the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team and U.S. individual for the CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S at CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany, from June 30 – July 1, 2023. The U.S. combinations will be led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Costello.
As we have learned over the last few years, viruses can impact both human and equine athletes. They constantly evolve and are outside of our control. The U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) has been in daily contact with state and federal officials managing the current vesicular stomatitis (VS) outbreak to evaluate risk and determine what measures are necessary to protect the health of our equine athletes through the implementation of necessary biosecurity measures.