Dec 03, 2009

USEA 50th Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off with Richard Jeffery Show Jumping Seminar

By USEA

On the inaugural day of the USEA’s 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Convention in Reston, Virginia, nearly 100 eventers turned out for the popular Richard Jeffery show jumping clinic, held just down the road from the hotel at Frying Pan Park. Jeffery, an acclaimed course designer whose resume includes Rolex Kentucky and several international shows, led discussions and hands-on exercises about setting show jumping courses. Thank you to CDCTA for sponsoring this educational seminar, and also to Difficult Run Pony Club for the use of their show jumps. (Holly Covey photo.)

Jan 25, 2021 USEA Foundation

$500,000 Goal Reached for Frangible Technology Fund!

In less than a year the USEA Foundation, USEA, and a group of passionate stakeholders have managed to raise $500,000 to build frangible fences thanks to donations from USEA members and eventing enthusiasts around the country. This money has gone directly to 116 different USEA recognized events with 151 frangible tables, 53 oxers, and 34 gate/wall fences already out on course – all built with grants distributed by the USEA Foundation.

Jan 25, 2021 Eventing News

In Memoriam: John Pingree (1933-2021)

John R. Pingree a lifelong resident of Hamilton, Mass. passed away Tuesday evening, January 19, 2021, at the age of 87. He was the husband of Dianne (Tuzik) Pingree. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Sumner A. and Mary (Weld) Pingree. John grew up on Flying Horse Farm, his parents' farm. He graduated from Brooks School before joining the Air Force, where he served from 1952-1956.

Jan 25, 2021 Leaderboard

Quality Over Quantity: The New USEA Leaderboard Point System

The USEA has launched a new system for tabulating points for the year-end leaderboards which will begin with the 2021 competition season. Previously, leaderboard points were awarded based on placing and further determined by the number of starters in a division, often giving the focus to the quantity of rides a competitor could complete in a given competition season.

Jan 24, 2021 Education

Grid Pro Quo with Caroline Martin

There are many reasons why I love using cavaletti throughout the year, but the main one is that they help you practice seeing your stride without taxing your horse’s legs. Not everyone has the option of jumping several horses a week, so it can be hard to find that balance between being able to practice your jumping enough and not over-jumping your horse.

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