Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the combinations that will compete on the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Ireland at the Millstreet International Horse Trials, August 22 through 26. The Millstreet CICO3* will serve as the second Olympic format trial event for the new, eventing Olympic competition format. The U.S. team will compete under the guidance of U.S. Eventing Chef d’Equipe Erik Duvander.
Upon the review of applications submitted, the following horse-and-athlete combinations have been selected for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Eventing Nations Cup Ireland (listed in alphabetical order):
Buck Davidson (Ocala, Fla.) with Carlevo, Carlevo LLC’s 11-year-old Holsteiner gelding
Hallie Coon (Ocala, Fla.), a 2018 USET Foundation Karen Stives Endowment Fund Grant recipient, with Celien, Hallie and Helen Coon’s 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare
Liz Halliday-Sharp (Ocala, Fla.) with Deniro Z, the The Deniro Syndicate’s 10-year-old KWPN gelding or Fernhill By Night, Deborah Halliday’s 15-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
Find out more about the Millstreet CICO3* International Horse Trials.
Yesterday Andreas Dibowski said that he was ready for the “fun stuff” and today he had the chance to share his knowledge of both show jumping and cross-country to a large audience who attended day two of the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) Symposium. The morning started out in the ring at Barnstaple South with three groups of riders – Beginner Novice, Training, and Preliminary, and three groups of the same levels took to the cross-country in the afternoon. While the exercises and jumps got progressively harder throughout the day, the warm-ups and themes stayed the same.
A horse’s first steps out in the cross-country field determine the foundation upon which his entire cross-country education will be laid. How can you give your horse the best chance of success? What are some of the ways you can help teach your horse about cross-country jumping?
The USEA Educational Symposium is a unique opportunity each winter for eventers to gather together to soak in knowledge. The first two days of the 2020 Symposium focus on the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) with attendees learning how to be better, more effective instructors. German Olympian and world-renowned rider Andreas Dibowski is this year’s guest instructor and he spent the first day dedicated to dressage with one Advanced show jumping group to wrap-up the day. Dibowski taught the instructors to teach using demo riders and horses from Beginner Novice to Advanced of all ages, breeds, and sizes.
In episode #251 Nicole catches up with Buck Davidson after his great second-place finish in the $50,000 MARS Eventing Showcase and then brings you all of the latest USEA news with the rest of the team. From tornadoes, prize money, and volunteers, it's all covered!