USEA podcast host Nicole Brown caught up with the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team from the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Poland CCIO-4*-NC-S, comprised of Jenny Caras, Andrew McConnon, Caroline Pamukcu, Cassie Sanger and USEF Eventing Emerging and Development Coach, Leslie Law, after securing both individual and team silver medals. The team gave Nicole the scoop on their experience at the LOTTO Strzegom Horse Trials and their gameplan for the future as they enjoyed a bit of team bonding in Germany while attending the SAP-Cup at the Aachen CCIO4*-S. Listen in to this week's episode and click here for a full recap of this spectacular result for Team USA!
As Tropical Storm Ophelia brought soaking rains to the region today, the Plantation Field International continued its four days of competition with CCI3*-S and CCI4*-S show jumping and cross-country for CCI1*-S, CCII2*-S, and CCI3*-S divisions.
The USEA Area IX Championships took place during two different horse trials this summer, with the Modified Championships as part of the The Event at Archer (Cheyenne, Wymoming) in August and the Preliminary, Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice Championships taking place during The Event at Skyline (Mount Pleasant, Utah) in September. In addition, Area IX offered additional championship tests at the Starter and Tadpole levels at Skyline.
The CCI4*-S division at the 2023 Plantation Field International Horse Trials kicked off today with 39 horses headed down centerline. Local rider Boyd Martin of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, topped the leaderboard riding Luke 140, owned by the Luke 140 Syndicate, and is also tied for third (28.8) with the Annie Goodwin Syndicate’s Fedarman B. Martin is also placed 23rd with Contessa, owned by the Turner family.
The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is humbled to announce the return of long-time partner The Dutta Corporation as the “Title Sponsor of the 2023 USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships,” which include the East Coast Championships at the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill in Elkton, Maryland, on Oct. 19-20 and the West Coast Championships at Twin Rivers Ranch in Paso Robles, California, on Oct. 27-28.