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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Jun 24, 2021 Competitions

Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill Announces Initial Sponsors Including MARS Equestrian™

Cecil County Serving as Host Sponsor; Diageo, Breakthru Beverage, Brown Advisory, and Quarry View Building Group On-Board as Additional Lead Sponsors

Jun 24, 2021 Young Event Horse

The Race to Le Lion: Who is Eligible for the Holekamp/Turner Grant?

A total of ten USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) graduates are now in the race to Le Lion! The 2021 FEI Eventing World Breeding Championships for Young Horses at Mondial du Lion in Le Lion d’Angers, France will be held on October 21-24. The 6-year-old Championship is a CCIYH2*-L and the 7-year-old Championship is a CCIYH3*-L.

Jun 23, 2021

Inside the Show Office: Commonwealth Dressage & Combined Training Association

“Schooling shows are about learning, not about being intimidated,” says Miranda Kettlewell, VP of Dressage for Commonwealth Dressage and Combined Training Association (CDCTA).

For horses and riders, schooling shows are a great way to practice without the added stress and expense of a recognized or sanctioned competition. Venues and clubs can offer schooling shows as a way to open the door to their communities, increase their revenue or membership, and partner with local businesses.

Jun 22, 2021 Eventing News

US Equestrian Announces Horse Substitution for U.S. Eventing Olympic Team

US Equestrian has announced a horse substitution for the U.S. Eventing Olympic Team ahead of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The Luke Syndicate's Luke 140, the selected mount for Boyd Martin (Cochranville, Pa.), will be replaced by Martin’s first direct reserve, Tsetserleg, a 14-year-old Trakehner gelding owned by Christine Turner, Thomas Turner, and Tommie Turner. Luke 140 sustained a minor injury during his training preparation and has been withdrawn from consideration for the team but is expected to make a full recovery.

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