Sunnier skies and clearer weather were seen today at the final day of The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast 5-year-old Championships at Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, Va. Due to torrential downpour and challenging weather conditions that came on Thursday, half of the YEH 5-year-old Championship was split into a second division with 21 horses that finished the jumping portion today, Sunday, Nov. 1. Out of those 21 horses, Redfield Galway Blake topped the leaderboard earning a final score of 91.47.
Caroline Martin added two more champion titles to her winning week, bringing the total to four. She started off winning The Dutta Corp. USEA YEH East Coast Championships in the 4-year-old division on Wednesday and the 5-year-old A division on Thursday. Then she wrapped up a banner trip to the Virginia Horse Trials today with a win in the YEH 5-year-old B division and the USEF CCI2*-L Eventing National Championship.
Hannah Sue Burnett leads the way in the USEF CCI2*-L Eventing National Championship at the Virginia Horse Trials. Riding Christa Schmidt’s Carsonstown to third place in dressage, the pair moved up with a double-clear cross-country round for a two-phase score of 32.3.
2020 has been a rollercoaster of the year and unfortunately, it didn’t stop with The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse 5-year-old Championships as the jumping/gallop portion of the competition had to be halted today after the first 25 horses due to deteriorating footing and challenging weather conditions.
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For the first time in the history of the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Program, The Dutta Corp. USEA YEH East Coast Championships will be held during the Virginia Horse Trials International (VHT) in Lexington, Virginia. During this week, VHT will also host national horse trials from Beginner Novice through Advanced/Intermediate level and five international divisions - CCI*-L, CCI2*-S, CCI2*-L, CCI3*-S, and CCI3*-L - in addition to the YEH Championships.
It was a cool and cloudy day at the Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, Virginia for the first day of the 2020 Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships. The Championships are being held over two days and today the focus was on the 4-year-old Championship with dressage and conformation competition in the morning and jumping in the afternoon.
Last week, young horses on the West Coast took their turn in The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse West Coast Championships at Twin Rivers Ranch in Paso Robles, California. This week, attention moves to the East Coast, where the Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, Virginia will host The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse East Coast Championships over two days - Wednesday, October 28 and Thursday, October 29.
Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) looks forward to welcoming record entries to next week’s VHT International & Horse Trials as well as The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships.
Like many of the events in 2020, the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships were canceled this year due to COVID-19. The Championships were scheduled to take place on May 16-17, 2020 in Fairburn, Georgia at Chattahoochee Hills Horse Trials. Although the Championships did not happen this year, they will return in 2021.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has secured a new venue for The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships for 2020. After the Fair Hill Organizing Committee announced that the inaugural Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill would be postponed until 2021, the USEA began accepting expressions of interest to host this year’s East Coast Championships.