Apr 10, 2020

The March/April Issue of Eventing USA is Now Available!

By Leslie Mintz - USEA Staff

The March/April issue of Eventing USA is now available. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the United States Eventing Association (USEA) was, unfortunately, unable to print and mail the March/April issue of Eventing USA, but the full magazine has been released for all current USEA members to read online.

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In this issue:

Features

Andreas Dibowski Wants You Forward and Straight
By Lauren EM Gash

The 2020 USEA Instructor’s Certification Program (ICP) Symposium was held this year at the picturesque Barnstaple South, in Ocala, Fla. Riders and auditors were immersed in education and training concepts by German Olympic team gold medalist Andreas Dibowski.

Mastering the Show Jumping Course Between the Fences with Aaron Vale
By Ann Glavan

The key to riding a good show jumping course is all about what happens between the fences. Learn from a show jumping specialist on how to ride a smooth round.

Applied Science: Doable Data Analysis for 2020 Goal-Setting
By Maria Muñiz

EquiRatings believes if you want to manage your performance and hopefully improve it, you must first start to measure it.

Gastric Ulcers: A Pain in the Gut
By Jessica Duffy

Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald, Clinical Instructor of Equine Medicine at Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center (EMC) in Leesburg, Virginia, explains gastric ulcers from diagnosis to treatment.

Departments

CEO’s Letter

Bit Check

On The Bookshelf: Come to the X by Julia Wendell

Grid Pro Quo with Ariel Grald

Worth The Trust Grant Update with Kaley Sapper

Know Your Rules: Dangerous Riding and Athlete Representative

Day in the Life: Travers Schick in Tokyo

Member Memos: Your $1 Makes a Difference to Equine Medical Research

In Memoriam

Winner’s Circle

Leaderboard

Halt, Salute

Oct 06, 2022

YEH Graduates Entered to Compete at the Second Edition of the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

While a total of 95 4- and 5-year-old horses will be vying for top-finishes in The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships next weekend, a select group of YEH graduates are entered in the CCI5*-L division at the second annual MARS Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill Presented by Brown Advisory. The USEA YEH program has run successfully for over 15 years, and many graduates of the program have gone onto compete at the pinnacle of the sport, the FEI 5-Star level of eventing, including the four horses entered in the 2022 Maryland 5 Star.

Oct 05, 2022 USEA Foundation

MARS Bromont Rising U25 Program Expands to Offer First-Ever West Coast Location at Galway Downs

Founded in 2019, the MARS Bromont Rising U25 Program was initially created to assist up-and-coming riders under the age of 25 in North America who had not yet competed in a destination event, such as the program’s namesake the MARS Bromont CCI in Lac Brume, Quebec, Canada, or been recognized by the USEF programs intended for emerging athletes.. Spearheaded by the late Steve Blauner and Sue Ockendon, the program sought to give back to the sport by helping the next generation of riders get more experience under their belt with the help of the financial assistance provided by the program, and the two days of included instruction from leading coaches around the world.

Oct 05, 2022 USEA Foundation

Strides For Equality Equestrians Announces ‘SEE Month’ Fundraising Drive in October

Strides for Equality Equestrians (SEE) is excited to kick off a two-year anniversary celebration, happening all throughout the month of October in the form of “SEE Month”. SEE’s goal during October is to raise awareness about our mission of opening doors for equestrians from diverse backgrounds while also fundraising to continue our work and future projects.

Oct 05, 2022 Competitions

Fast Facts: 2022 Morven Park International

And just like that, it is time for the Morven Park International! The prestigious event will take place Thursday, October 6, and run through Sunday, October 10 in Leesburg, Virginia. This is the event’s second year offering the CCI4*-L division, in addition to their CCI4*-S, CCI3*-S, and CCI2*-S divisions. That’s not all! The historic grounds at Morven Park will also host national divisions at the Novice, Training, and Preliminary levels.

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