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US Equestrian Launches New USEF Safe Sport PSA and MAAP Policies Campaign

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 25, 2022, 5:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian has launched an expansion of the USEF Safe Sport and Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) campaign with important video messages from US Equestrian President Tom O’Mara and USEF General Counsel, Sonja Keating. The new videos reinforce US Equestrian’s ongoing commitment to creating and maintaining a welcoming, safe, enjoyable, and supportive environment for all, especially children and their families. One of the videos is specifically dedicated...

USEF Board of Directors Approves Actions to Support USEF Calendar Management Processes

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 21, 2022, 3:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – On January 15, 2021, the USEF Board of Directors approved two actions to support the USEF calendar management processes. The Board approved a resolution to amend GR315 Mileage Exemptions to facilitate the collective review of all Mileage Exemption Requests for the first trimester of 2023 in the state of Florida . The Board approved a similar resolution for the 2022 calendar year, which proved successful and which resulted in the approval of 29 mileage exempt competitions....

View Awards Photos from US Equestrian Annual Meeting

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 20, 2022, 2:02 PM EST

Photos taken at the US Equestrian Annual Meeting by Adam Brennan are now available here . Browse and download images from the Pegasus Awards and SmartPak/USEF Horse of the Year Awards. If you share photos on social media, please credit the photographer as Adam Brennan @picturesbyab. To purchase high-quality prints and downloads from photographer Adam Brennan, go to picturesbyab.com . To access the US Equestrian 2021 gallery, use password USEquestrian2021 . For media requests of high-resolution...

Dates and Location Announced for 2022 USEF Young Rider Eventing Championship

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 19, 2022, 2:00 PM EST

©Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the dates and location for the 2022 USEF Young Rider Eventing Championship. This championship will take place at the Tryon International Three-Day Event November 10-13 in Mill Spring, N.C. The USEF Young Rider Eventing Championship will award three championship titles: CCI1*-L, CCI2*-L, and CCI3*-L. Applications and area declaration forms can be found on the Athlete Dashboard and will be accepted now...

Dates Announced for 2022 USEF Combined Driving National Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 18, 2022, 11:30 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce the selected host sites for the 2022 USEF Combined Driving National Championships. US Equestrian will offer 16 national championship classes across five events. The qualifying requirements for athletes are published on the USEF website . The following are the dates, locations, and classes offered for the 2022 USEF Combined Driving National Championships: Advanced Ponies (Single, Pair, Four-In-Hand) Live Oak International, Ocala, Fla. March...

US Equestrian Announces 2022-2024 Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter National Championship East and West Venue Locations

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 17, 2022, 3:04 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce the new host locations for the 2022-2024 Adequan/USEF Junior Hunter National Championships on both the East and West coasts. Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter National Championship – East: June 28-July 2, 2022 – Traverse City Horse Shows - Williamsburg, Mich. Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter National Championship – West: July 24-27, 2022 – Blenheim EquiSports - San Juan Capistrano, Calif. A Task Force appointed by US...

USEF Eventing 2023 Calendar Webinar Postponed

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 17, 2022, 1:30 PM EST

The 2023 Eventing Calendar webinar, originally scheduled to be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. EST, has been postponed and will be rescheduled with an additional commmunication in the coming weeks. For additional questions, please contact Amber Braun, Director of Eventing Sport Administration and Management, at abraun@usef.org .

Balou Du Reventon and Big Shot Win 2021 Horse of the Year Titles

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 15, 2022, 10:12 PM EST

Naples, Fla. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that Balou du Reventon, Ann Thompson’s 2006 Oldenburg stallion, was voted the 2021 International Horse of the Year and Big Shot, Dulcie Lou Morris’s 2011 Holsteiner gelding, was voted the 2021 National Horse of the Year by the USEF membership. Balou du Reventon and Big Shot were honored during the SmartPak/USEF Horse of the Year Awards Dinner Celebration on Saturday, January 15. International Horse of the Year Balou du...

US Equestrian Aims to Build on Momentum in 2022 with Theme of Ride United. Grow Together.

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 15, 2022, 8:15 AM EST

Naples, Fla. - US Equestrian President Tom O’Mara and CEO Bill Moroney delivered the General Session presentation to members and staff on January 14 at the US Equestrian Annual Meeting in Naples, Fla. They looked back at the successes and improvements made by US Equestrian in 2021 and laid out three priorities for 2022 with the theme of Ride United. Grow Together. US Equestrian senior staff also provided updates on 2021 and what is ahead in 2022. US Equestrian President Tom O’Mara...

US Equestrian Names Elite Program Task Force for Eventing

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 14, 2022, 3:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the members of its newly populated Eventing Elite Program Task Force. These respected members of the Eventing community have proven expertise in sport on a global level within their respective roles and represent a diverse constituency of athletes, owners, coaches, licensed officials, governance leadership, and team support personnel. The task force members were appointed by the USEF President and the USEF...