Mar 24, 2022

US Equestrian Announces Calendar Modifications to the 2023-2027 Eventing Calendar

By USEF - Edited Press Release

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.

Sep 30, 2022 Convention

Registration is Now Open for the 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in Savannah, Georgia!

Attention USEA members! Registration for the 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is now open! The convention will be held in person on December 7-11, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Savannah Hotel in Savannah, Georgia.

Sep 30, 2022 News

USEA Names Athletes for Inaugural EA21 National Camp

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is proud to announce the selected Young Rider athletes for the Emerging Athletes 21 Program (EA21) national camp, now that the EA21 regional clinics have concluded. Twelve riders were accepted into each of the five regional EA21 clinics, taught by USEA Eventing Coaches Program (ECP) instructors, and now riders have been selected from the regional clinics to participate in the inaugural EA21 national camp this winter.

Sep 29, 2022 Instructors

The Eventing Coaches Program: Phyllis Dawson on Training Horses and Riders

Ninety percent of training a horse is getting the horse to understand exactly what you want them to do. In general, horses are generous and willing creatures who want to please us; very seldom do they behave badly on purpose. Horses don’t come out and say, ‘Let’s make Mom’s (or Dad’s) life miserable today by going as poorly as possible - most prefer to do the right thing, as long as they know what that is.

Sep 28, 2022 Education

A Veterinarian’s Tips for Maximizing Longevity and Soundness

Regardless of the level at which a horse is competing, its veterinary team is at the forefront of most decisions regarding its career and well-being. Liz Arbittier, VMD, CVA, has been working with equine athletes for over two decades. Graduating from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) in 2001, she worked in private practice with a focus on sports medicine and pre-purchase exams until joining Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center Field Service team in 2013. Situated in the heart of Area II’s eventing scene, the team provides ambulatory services to the surrounding area, which is home to multiple Olympians.

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