It was the third annual Ocala Jockey Club International Three-Day Event, but the first edition of the CCI3*. The event has become synonymous as the cherry on top of the event season – a beautiful event that caps off the long U.S. competition schedule. Set on Pavla and Erik Nygaard’s 950 acre Thoroughbred farm in Reddick, Florida, the 2018 Ocala Jockey Club hosted 150 horses and riders at the CCI*, CCI2*, CCI3*, and CIC3* levels last weekend. Scroll down to take a walk through the event. Miss any of the event’s coverage? Click here to relive the action.
This month we’re going to begin a several-month series about defense and coping mechanisms. It’s common for these two terms to be used interchangeably, but they’re actually quite different. Coping mechanisms are mental strategies that resolve stressful events, while defense mechanisms are behaviors that attempt to avoid or hide from them.
While every story submitted to the USEA for the June Horse of the Month was unique and special, it was Teddy’s story that stood out. Therefore, the USEA June Horse of the Month is Talon Ted aka "Teddy", a 14.1 hand, 17-year-old Paint Pinto Gelding owned by Eran Murray and ridden by Eran’s daughter, Brooke Murray.
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).
In 2000 and with the support of Joan Iversen Goswell, the Worth the Trust Scholarships were established to provide financial assistance to amateurs to pursue their education in eventing. The funds from the Worth the Trust Educational Scholarship may be used for training opportunities such as clinics, working student positions, and private or group instruction, or to learn from an official, course designer, technical delegate, judge, veterinarian, or organizer.