US Equestrian is seeking applications of employment for their Sport Programs Assistant position.
This position supports the Sport Department’s mission to put into place programs that will identify talented athletes and horses, assist with their development, with the goal of achieving success in international competition. Will also play a strong role for both the administration of programs as well as the day-to-day support that the Sport Department provides to the membership. This will include collaborating with various organizations, departments, committees, and communities; ensuring effective communication among stakeholders; administering related programs; and assisting the Directors with accounting and other related activities. Additionally, will work hand in hand with the Sport Program Assistant (Dressage) and the two position holders will need to coordinate regarding coverage.
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If a horse doesn’t have a proven eventing record, those interested in finding their next eventing partner must use other criteria to evaluate a horse’s potential in the sport. Understanding and appraising a horse’s conformation can be a way to look into a crystal ball for that horse’s future suitability for eventing.
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The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) continues to monitor the outbreak of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in California. Currently, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed that there are three counties—San Diego, San Bernardino, and Riverside—where confirmed or suspected cases of VS have been identified.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and United States Eventing Association (USEA) are pleased to announce the dates and location of the 2023 USEF/USEA Eventing Developing Horse National Championships for 6- and 7-year-olds.
The Championships, which will include a CCI2*-S for 6-year-olds and a CCI3*-S for 7-year-olds, will take place at the Stable View Oktoberfest Horse Trials in Aiken, South Carolina, from Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2023.