Feb 17, 2020

USEA Podcast #251: Buck, Wellington, and All Things USEA

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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!

  • USEA President Max Corcoran talks about what goes into organizing a special event like the $50,000 MARS Eventing Showcase, and Buck Davidson talks about his second-place finish. For the USEA's coverage, click here.
  • Carolina International recently announced that they have increased their prize money for their upcoming CCI and Horse Trials to a total of $100,000.
  • Chris Quinn was named the Volunteer of the Month presented by Athletux for the Month of February. If you'd like to nominate a deserving volunteer to be featured as Volunteer of the Month, please contact Claire Kelley at [email protected].
  • If you are a volunteer using EventingVolunteers.com, make sure you're logging your hours so they count towards the new Volunteer Medal Program!
  • On February 6, a tornado ripped through the property at Stable View, destroying 100 temporary stalls and 70 longleaf pine trees. However, it's business as usual for Stable View, as there has been a massive effort on the part of the community to put the farm to rights. If you interested in lending a helping hand, please contact Barry Olliff at (215) 313-3774. For the full list of upcoming competitions, all of which will proceed as scheduled, check out Stable View’s website.
  • Fresno County Horse Park in Fresno, California will be hosting an intercollegiate team challenge at their event in April to gauge interest for a possible 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing West Coast Championship.
  • The Dutta Corporation has come on board as the Title Sponsor of the USEA Young Event Horse Championships.
  • Competitors, trainers, and owners at the Modified level should be aware that as of April 1, 2020, they will need to hold Competing Memberships with US Equestrian to be eligible to compete. More details are available here.

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Mar 28, 2020 Eventing News

USET Foundation Awards Mia Farley with Amanda Pirie Warrington Grant

The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation has awarded the 2020 Amanda Pirie Warrington Grant to Mia Farley, a current member of the United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 Program.

Mar 28, 2020 Education

Conformation Critique with Chris Ryan: At The Moment

Have you ever wanted to look through the judge’s eyes and see what they see during the conformation portion of a USEA Young or Future Event Horse competition? Now is your chance! Using only a photo and information on age and breed, legendary horseman and prior FEH/YEH Championship judge Chris Ryan is sharing his insights into young horse conformation in our Conformation Critique article series.

Mar 27, 2020 Association News

USEA Extends Suspension of Recognizing Events

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Board of Governors voted last night to mirror the dates decided by US Equestrian (USEF) for suspending recognizing competitions and educational activities. The USEA will extend its suspension of recognizing events under its direct jurisdiction through May 3, 2020. The suspension extends also to USEA recognized educational activities, Young Event Horse, Future Event Horse, and New Event Horse competitions.

Mar 27, 2020 Education

Featured Clinician: Lucinda Green

The only rider to have won the prestigious Badminton Horse Trials a record six times, Lucinda Green MBE is an eventing hero. A mainstay of the British Eventing Team for 14 years, Green is best known for her stylistic cross-country riding technique and impressive list of career highlights which includes an Olympic silver medal in addition to top placings at over 40 international three-day events.

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