Lexington, Ky. -In accordance with the 2023-2027 U.S. Eventing Calendar CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L, and Advanced Policies and Procedures, competitions that were allocated a bid may request modifications to their award levels. The following modifications were reviewed by the Eventing Sport Committee, International Disciplines Council Ad Hoc Calendar Group, and approved by the Board of Directors Ad Hoc Calendar Group. The complete 2023-2027 CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L, and Advanced Bid Allocation Summary and Dates can be viewed, here. The approved modifications are in green and items that are still pending are in red.
The level modifications that were approved were for non-bid levels that were additionally awarded alongside the bid level allocations. No bid levels were granted during this process. The modifications have been reviewed early in 2022 to be conscious of the preparation of the 2023 calendar year for non-bid competitions. Please direct any inquiries to [email protected] or Amber Braun, Director of Eventing, Sport Administration and Management, at [email protected].
The Press Release for the bid process that took place can be found, here.
Hannah Sue Hollberg of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, was on a winning streak at the Essex Horse Trials on Sunday, claiming victory in both the $10,000 Open Intermediate and Open Preliminary divisions with two horses that are fairly new to her. Some difficulty on cross-country did not stop her mount Hachi from claiming victory in the Open Intermediate with a score of 101.6, while Open Preliminary partner Rockster finished on his dressage score of 27.3.
The great football coach Vince Lombardi said, “We win our games in practice.” With the goal of having the most effective practices possible for horses, their riders, and their coaches, Cathy Wieschhoff explains some signs that can indicate when horse and rider should repeat an exercise, switch it up, or be done with that activity. Wieschhoff brings perspective as a five-star rider that has competed at the Kentucky Three-Day Event and Burghley Horse Trials, a USEF “R” Course Designer for eventing cross-country and show jumping, a former Area VIII chair and member of the USEA Board of Governors, and a Level V USEA ECP Certified Coach based out of Carriage Station Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Poland CCIO4*-NC-S at the Strzegom Horse Trials (Poland) from June 21-25, 2023. The team will be under the direction of USEF Eventing Emerging and Development Coach Leslie Law.
The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is excited to announce the launch of the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) New Judge Education Program. Qualifying candidates, who are no longer required to hold a USEF judge’s license, will be encouraged to sign up to participate in the YEH New Judge Education Program to receive certification to judge the Jumping and Galloping phases of Young Event Horse competitions.