Aug 31, 2017

Time is Running Out to Apply for the Essex Horse Trials Grant and Seema Sonnad Junior Rider’s Grant – Apply Today!

By Jo Whitehouse - USEA Staff
2016 Recipient of the Seema Sonnad Junior Rider's Grant, Mia Farley. USEA/Leslie Mintz Photo.

The deadline for riders to apply for the Essex Horse Trials Grant and the Seema Sonnad Junior Rider’s Grant is tomorrow, September 1, at midnight.

If you are 25 and under and riding at the CIC3* level then you are eligible to submit a Request for Consideration for the Essex Horse Trials Grant of $10,000.

Riders 18 and under and riding at the CCI* level are eligible for the Seema Sonnad Junior Rider’s Grant of $5,000.

For full details of these generous grants and Request for Consideration Forms check out the original announcement on the USEA Foundation website.

Sep 21, 2020 Education

How Strong is Your Training Game?

How competitive have your Training results been? What’s a good dressage score? What scores could earn you a top finish? We’ve been taking a look at each USEA level and as we continue this series, EquiRatings offers some stats and graphs to help evaluate your Training game.

Sep 20, 2020 Competitions

Smith Wins CCI4*-S, CCI3*-S; Turner Takes CCI2*-S at Twin Rivers Fall International

The CCI4*-S had an exciting shake-up of the top placings to finish out the International divisions at the Twin Rivers Fall International. It was Tamie Smith and Passepartout, an 11-year-old German Sport Horse gelding (Pasco x Preschel) owned by Tamie's daughter Kaylawna Smith-Cook, who came out on top with the fastest cross-country time of the group. Ruth Bley’s 11-year-old Hanoverian gelding Danito (Dancier x Wie Musik) took second. Erin Kellerhouse and her own Woodford Reserve rounded out the top three.

Sep 20, 2020 Education

Foregut or Hindgut? That's The Question!

Knowing what sort of support your horse needs can be tough, but it can also make a big difference. There’s a lot of confusion between your horse’s foregut health and hindgut health. After all, the process of breaking down food and absorbing nutrients is all technically “digestion,” so isn’t it all the same? Not quite. The organs in the foregut and hindgut have different functions, and each area has unique health concerns.

Sep 19, 2020 Area Championships

2020 Area VI Championships Round-Up

This year, the Area VI Championships took place on a sweltering weekend in Ramona, California at the Copper Meadows Horse Trials. In order to qualify to compete in the Area VI Championships in 2020, riders had to earn two MERs at the level at an event in Area VI during the qualifying period from August 1, 2019 to August 18, 2020.

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