Jun 29, 2020

Win a Breyer Horse Model of Ballynoe Castle RM

By Claire Kelley - USEA Staff
Buck Davidson and Ballynoe Castle RM. USEA/Leslie Mintz Photo.

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased the announce a social media contest related to the USEA’s highest-scoring horse of all time, Ballynoe Castle RM.

Over his 11-year career, Ballynoe Castle RM aka ‘Reggie’ almost always finished an event within the top five. He traveled around the world competing at the world’s toughest events including Badminton, Burghley, Kentucky, and two FEI World Equestrian Games. He won countless events including the CCI3* (now CCI4*-L) at Jersey Fresh International in 2015, the CIC3* (now CCI4*-S) at Richland Park twice (2011 and 2015), and the Advanced division at the Millbrook H.T. four different times (2010, 2011, 2012, and 2015). Ballynoe Castle RM racked up a total of 1,696 USEA points (that’s over 300 points more than Winsome Adante, the horse who sits second on the USEA’s historical high point leaderboard).

Now happily retired, Breyer has recognized his incredible performance as an event horse through the creation of a Ballynoe Castle RM Breyer horse. The winner of this contest will receive their own special edition Ballynoe Castle RM Breyer horse! Please visit one of the three USEA social media channels below to find out how to play.

Special thank you to Breyer for this opportunity to host this contest. For more information on Breyer and Breyerfest, please click here.

Jul 04, 2020 Rules

Rule Refresher: Show Jumping Time and Faults

In the show jumping phase, where a ribbon can be won or lost based on a fraction of a second, it is important to understand the rules that determine how time is kept. After reviewing the rules concerning time and other show jumping penalties, one should also examine the rules that outline the faults incurred for each of the different types of penalties.

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Jul 03, 2020 Association News

USEA Horse of the Month: Zydeco Nights

There were 14 USEA recognized events that took place in June, the first month back from the suspension of the eventing calendar due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While no one finished with a score in the teens, Erin Walker and Zydeco Nights came very close. By finishing on a score of 20.0, Walker and Zydeco Nights won the Novice Rider division at the Chattahoochee Hills H.T. on Sunday, June 28.

Jul 02, 2020 Competitions

Weekend Quick Links: July 4-5, 2020

Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.

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