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.

To read the current issue of Eventing USA click on the magazine cover below and log in using your USEA Online Services credentials.

Not a current USEA member? Join or renew today and receive immediate access to read this magazine as well as 60 years of archived issues.

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

May 28, 2020 Education

Consistency is the Key to Fitness with Shelby O’Leary

Shelby O’Leary has been riding horses for more than 20 years, training young horses and off-the-track Thoroughbreds, competing in the jumpers, and working as the head rider at a dressage barn. It wasn’t until after she returned back from three years spent riding in Germany that she shifted her focus to helping riders from outside of the saddle.

May 27, 2020 Young Event Horse

The Race to Le Lion: Riders Share Their Excitement

Since 2015, the Holekamp/Turner Grant has awarded significant funds each year that enable a USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) graduate the opportunity to represent the United States in the FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships 7-year-old CCIYH3*-L at Mondial du Lion in France. This year, the Championships will be held on October 15-18, 2020 in Le Lion d ’Angers, France.

May 27, 2020 Eventing News

Event Cancellations and Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This article will be updated to include statements as they are released from upcoming USEA recognized events regarding actions they are taking due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

May 26, 2020 Eventing News

COVID-19 Statement on Status of 2020 Ocala Jockey Club International Three-Day Event

The health of our competitors, spectators, officials, volunteers, and everyone else involved in the Ocala Jockey Club (OJC) International Three-Day Event production is very important to us. We have been following all related updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic to assess the potential impact on the OJC Event. Based on what we know at this time, we feel confident that the 2020 Event can run as scheduled.

Official Corporate Sponsors of the USEA

Official Outerwear of the USEA

Official Supplement Feeding System of the USEA

Official Forage of the USEA

Official Feed of the USEA

Official Saddle of the USEA

Official Joint Therapy Treatment of the USEA

Official Equine Insurance of the USEA