US Equestrian has named the following athletes to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Nations Cup™ at the Houghton Hall CICO3*, May 25-28 in Great Britain. Setting their sights on Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials CCI3*, June 8-11, and Luhmühlen CCI4* presented by DHL, June 15-18, team members will utilize Houghton Hall CICO3* as practice and preparation for those important, upcoming competitions. Leslie Law will act as Chef d’Equipe for the team at this event, in addition to his role as the Emerging Athlete Coach for the Karen Stives Endowment Emerging Athletes Tour.
The following athlete/horse combinations will compete for the U.S., listed alphabetically:
Hannah Sue Burnett (The Plans, Va.) and Harbour Pilot, Jacqueline Mars’ 2003 Irish Sport Horse gelding
Katherine Coleman (New Orleans, La.) and Longwood, her own 2002 Irish Sport Horse gelding
Caroline Martin (Miami Beach, Fla.), a Karen Stives Endowment Emerging Athletes Tour Recipient, and either Pebbly Maximus, her own and Sherrie Martin’s 2003 Irish Sport Horse gelding, or The Apprentice, Sherrie Martin’s 2004 Irish Sport Horse gelding
The second member of the Karen Stives Endowment Emerging Athletes Tour, Mackenna Shea (Temecula, Calif.) and Landioso, her own 2002, Bavarian Warmblood gelding, have opted not to contest the Houghton Hall CICO3*, opting to focus on their preparation for the Bramham International Horse Trials in June.
The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF Sponsors and Members.
The Fair Hill Organizing Committee (FHOC), an affiliate of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland (The Sport Corp.), today announced the inaugural Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill will take place October 14-17, 2021. Health and safety factors, in addition to other challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, led to a final decision to postpone the international three-day eventing competition originally scheduled for this October at the newly constructed Special Event Zone at Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area in Cecil County, Maryland.
Apple Knoll Farm in Millis, Massachusetts (Area I) was scheduled to host two one-day events in 2020 offering Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice divisions. Their May event was forced to cancel due to COVID-19, but their September event is planning to run as scheduled.
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).
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