Apr 15, 2024

USEF Announces Defender U.S. Eventing Team for Chatsworth CCIO4*-NC-S

Alyssa Phillips and Oskar. USEA/Lindsay Berreth photo

The United States Equestrian Federation has announced the four combinations from the European Development Tour selected to represent the Defender U.S. Eventing Team at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Great Britain CCIO4*-NC-S. The event will take place during the Chatsworth International Horse Trials in Bakewell, England, from May 17-19. The U.S. combinations will be led by Chef d’Equipe Leslie Law.

  • Emily Hamel (Aiken, South Carolina) and Corvett, a 17-year-old Holsteiner (Corrido X Tina XII) gelding owned by Black Flag Option, LLC

Groom: Jeanna Epping

  • Caroline Pamukcu (Springtown, Pennsylvania) and She’s the One, a 9-year-old Anglo-European (Jaguar Mail x One to Watch) mare owned by Sherrie Martin, Mollie Hoff, Caroline Pamukcu, and Andy Hoff

Groom: Chloe Teahan

  • Alyssa Phillips (Fort Worth, Texas) and Oskar, a 15-year-old Holsteiner (Coriando x Nicole) gelding owned by Julie Phillips and Alyssa Phillips

Groom: Addi Mommsen

  • Cassie Sanger (Wilmington, Delaware) and Fernhill Zoro, her own 16-year-old Irish Sport Horse (Verdi x Oronia Z) gelding

Groom: Meigs Rutherford

Competition Information

The competition will begin with the dressage phase on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18. Two phases will take place on Sunday, May 19, with the jumping phase over a course designed by Chris Barnard (USA) followed by the cross-country phase over a course designed by Ian Stark (GBR) to close out the competition.

Event website | Schedule | Entries and results

Tune in live on ClipMyHorse.TV/FEI.TV with a ClipMyHorse.TV Premium Membership. USEF Subscribers, Competing Members, and Fans receive a 10% discount on ClipMyHorse.TV Premium Memberships. Find out more information.

May 21, 2024 Eventing News

USEA Now Accepting Coach Applications for 2025 EA21 Program

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce that coach applications are now being accepted for the 2025 USEA Emerging Athlete U21 Program (EA21). One additional coach will be selected and hired for a three-year term for the EA21 program, teaching one two-day summertime regional clinic annually throughout the term.

May 21, 2024 Eventing News

Now On Course: Laury Marshall and Finley Have Learned The Sport Together

Sometimes, a kind word is all it takes to make someone’s day, says Laury Marshall. Marshall and Finley, her 17-hand Thoroughbred mare, had just finished their dressage test at the 2023 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds. They’d performed solidly, good for a 36.4 and middle-of-the-pack standing in the Beginner Novice Rider championship division at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

May 20, 2024 Interscholastic

USEA Podcast #361: Reliving the USEA Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Eventing Championships

We are still riding on a bit of a high after the success of the 2024 USEA Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Eventing Championships, so we loved taking the opportunity to chat about this year's event with Stable View's Barry Oliff, member of the winning Intercollegiate team Hayden Wathen, and member of the winning Interscholastic team Collins Zgutowicz. Let the countdown to the 2025 championships begin...

May 19, 2024 Eventing News

From Kalispell to Kentucky: A Trip East Proves Fruitful for Jen Moody

For eventer Jen Moody, the trek from Montana to compete at this year’s Defender Kentucky Cosequin Lexington CCI4*S was a long, chilly journey, but she had big goals for her kind-hearted Thoroughbred, Eye Of The Storm. With her 4-year-old daughter, Valkyrie, and longtime friend and supporter, Sarah Broussard, by her side, the journey to the Bluegrass State—and beyond—exceeded her expectations.

Official Corporate Sponsors of the USEA

Official Joint Therapy Treatment of the USEA

Official Feed of the USEA

Official Saddle of the USEA

Official Equine Insurance of the USEA

Official Forage of the USEA

Official Supplement Feeding System of the USEA

Official Competition & Training Apparel of the USEA

Official Horse Boot of the USEA