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NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Earns Podium Finish in $150,000 Nations Cup CSIO4* Wellington

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 2, 2024, 10:56 PM

Wellington, Fla. – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team finished in third place following two rounds of Nations Cup competition at Wellington International in Wellington, Fla. The first of two international team jumping competitions hosted in the U.S. this year, the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team produced a two-round final total of 24 faults. The team was led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland and competed in front of an energetic hometown crowd for the $150,000 Jumping Nations Cup CSIO4*...

Applications Open for 2024 FEI North American Youth Championships

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 1, 2024, 1:00 PM

A podium moment from the 2023 FEI North American Youth Championships (Leslie Potter/US Equestrian) Lexington, Ky. – Youth athletes in dressage and jumping are invited to submit their applications for the 2024 FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC), which will take place in Traverse City, Mich., July 30 – Aug. 4. NAYC is open to jumping athletes FEI ages 12-21 and dressage athletes FEI ages 14-25. The Championships provide exciting opportunities for youth athletes to gain...

US Equestrian Announces Teams for 2024 USEF Futures Team Challenge at Carolina International

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 29, 2024, 1:00 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the combinations selected to compete in the 2024 USEF Futures Team Challenge at the Carolina International CCI and Horse Trials, from March 14-17 in Raeford, N.C. The Challenge is designed to replicate the experience of competing within a team environment and thus is a training opportunity embedded within an existing competition at the CCI3* and CCI4* levels. The 2024 USEF Futures Team Challenge is administered by US Equestrian to complement...

Five USEF Combined Driving National Champions Crowned at Spring Fling CDE

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian | Feb 26, 2024, 8:00 AM

Ocala, Fla. – At the conclusion of four exciting days of driving competition at the 2024 Spring Fling CDE, five new USEF Combined Driving National Champions emerged. With both veteran teams and some new faces gracing the winner’s circle, it was an enticing look at some of what’s to come for the sport in the season ahead. Jacob Arnold with Kenzo and Kenji V. ©Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Advanced Pair Horses National Champion: Jacob Arnold with Kenji V and Kenzo Jacob...

U.S. Combinations Claim Silver and Bronze in CDIOU25 FEI Grand Prix Freestyle at 2024 FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ USA

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 25, 2024, 3:21 PM

Wellington, Fla. – The individual competitions of the FEI Dressage Nations Cup USA concluded Sunday on Friday at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival. Three U.S. U25 combinations rode their tests for the CDIOU25 FEI Grand Prix Freestyle. Josh Albrecht and Goldenboy Vinckenburgh secured the silver medal, while Dennesy Rogers and Chanel took home the bronze medal with strong performances. CDIOU25 FEI Grand Prix Freestyle individual medalists: Josh Albrecht, Kate Kyros, and Dennesy...

Kevin Kohmann and Duenensee Clinch FEI Grand Prix Special Gold at 2024 FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ USA CDIO3*

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 24, 2024, 8:30 PM

Wellington, Fla. – The individual competitions of the 2024 FEI Dressage Nations Cup USA CDIO3* continued Saturday at the Adequan ® Global Dressage Festival. Three U.S. combinations competed in the CDIO3* FEI Grand Prix Special with Kevin Kohmann and Duenensee leading the way and claiming the individual gold medal. Not far behind were U.S. teammates Erin Nichols and Elian Royale taking bronze, while Michael Klimke and Domino 957 (GER) earned silver. Kevin Kohmann and Duenensee (Devyn...

Jan Ebeling and Jubi’s Tenacity Finish Sixth in FEI Grand Prix Freestyle at 2024 FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ USA CDIO3*

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 24, 2024, 9:30 AM

Wellington, Fla. – The individual competitions of the FEI Dressage Nations Cup USA CDIO3* got underway on Friday at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival. Jan Ebeling and Jubi’s Tenacity were the sole U.S. representatives in the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle, with their teammates riding in Saturday’s FEI Grand Prix Special. The pair represented the U.S. well, finishing in sixth place in a talented class. The U.S. U25 combinations also had their chance to stand atop the...

Eventing Emerging and Development Program Training Sessions Kick Off 2024 Season

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 23, 2024, 4:00 PM

Emerging and Development Coach Leslie Law teaches Eventing Development athlete Cornelia Fletcher in Ocala, Fla. (Devyn Trethewey/US Equestrian) Lexington, Ky. – The Eventing Emerging and Development Program participants began 2024 with training sessions to hone their skills with Emerging and Development Coach Leslie Law. In addition, they heard from several industry experts to help further their knowledge of the high-performance aspects of equestrian sport. The athletes rode in dressage...

The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team Earns Silver in 2024 FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ USA CDIO3*

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 22, 2024, 8:00 PM

Wellington, Fla. – The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team put forth strong efforts in the FEI Grand Prix for the FEI Dressage Nations Cup USA CDIO3*. Under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe Christine Traurig, the team of Jan Ebeling and Jubi’s Tenacity, Kevin Kohmann and Duenensee, Erin Nichols and Elian Royale, and Jennifer Williams and Joppe K earned the silver medal. The U.S. U25 combinations also had an opportunity to take center stage at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival...

US Equestrian Announces YETI® Partnership

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 22, 2024, 2:07 PM

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is excited to announce YETI as the Official Cooler and Insulated Drinkware of US Equestrian and the U.S. Equestrian Teams. YETI’s innovative, durable, and premium-quality products align with the demands of equestrian sport, providing the US Equestrian membership and US Equestrian Teams with a reliable solution for their drinkware and coolers. “We are thrilled to welcome YETI on board as an official sponsor,” said US Equestrian Chief...