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Four USEF Combined Driving National Championships Awarded on Final Day of 2022 Live Oak International

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 7, 2022, 8:00 AM EST

Ocala, Fla. – Four newly minted USEF National Champions exited the arena on Sunday, March 6, at the conclusion of the 2022 Live Oak International CAI. After the event was cancelled in 2021 due to COVID-19, competitors and their families were happy to be back at Live Oak International in Florida’s warm and sunny late-winter weather. Sunday’s competition brought the cones phase to the main arena, and the athletes and their horses and ponies rose to the occasion with numerous...

2022 FEI Longines Jumping Nations Cup™ San Juan Capistrano Canceled Due to Ongoing EHV-1 Concerns

by | Mar 6, 2022, 9:28 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Blenheim EquiSports has announced the cancellation of the 2022 FEI Longines Jumping Nations Cup™ San Juan Capistrano, which was set to be held from May 10-15, 2022, in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., due to the current EHV-1 outbreak in California in a decision supported by both the FEI and US Equestrian. “The safety and welfare of our members and their horses is our top priority and most important responsibility, and while we are disappointed for the Blenheim...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Finishes Third in $150,000 FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4*

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 5, 2022, 10:55 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team finished third in their first team event of the season after a strong effort in the $150,000 FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4* in Wellington, Fla. The team, comprised of Natalie Dean and Chance Ste Hermelle, Lillie Keenan and Argan de Beliard, Tanner Korotkin and Volo’s Diamond, and Spencer Smith and Quibelle, completed the competition on a final team total of 12 faults after two rounds of competition, which featured eleven...

Exciting Marathon Phase Concludes at 2022 Live Oak International

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 5, 2022, 8:00 PM EST

Ocala, Fla. – Drivers had their opportunity to tackle Live Oak International’s iconic marathon course on Saturday during the second phase of this week’s combined driving event. It was a full day, with 14 divisions on the docket, including four USEF Combined Driving National Championships in the FEI Advanced divisions for Single Ponies, Pair Ponies, Four-in-Hand Ponies, and Pair Horses. Jennifer Keeler and Zeppo. ©Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Jennifer Keeler (Paris, Ky.)...

Four USEF Combined Driving National Championship Titles on the Line as 2022 Live Oak International Gets Underway

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 3, 2022, 8:00 PM EST

Ocala, Fla. – Competition kicked off on Thursday, March 3, with the dressage phase of the Live Oak International CAI under a sunny Florida sky and 80-degree weather. Four USEF Combined Driving National Championships will be won this week in the Advanced division for Single Ponies, Pair Ponies, Four-in-Hand Ponies, and Pair Horses. Dana Diemer and Clarwood Mack the Knife. ©Leslie Potter/US Equestrian In the FEI Single Pony division, Dana Diemer (Raeford, N.C.) and Clarwood Mack the...

Eventing Update on High Performance Programs

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 2, 2022, 11:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - As the competition season kicks into gear, below is an update on the work being done by the Performance Advisory Team (PAT) and Eventing Elite Program Task Force (EETF). Performance Advisory Team (PAT) / Eventing Sport Committee (ESC) Completed Work: Selection & Application Timeline for World Championships & Nations Cups . This was recommended by the PAT and approved by the ESC. Job Description for interim Chef d’Equipe and Team Manager was recommended by the PAT...

February/March 2022 US Equestrian Dressage Updates and Useful Information

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 1, 2022, 4:00 PM EST

2022 Key Events & Deadlines European Young Rider Tour: Selection memo and more information Athletes wishing to be considered for selection for this Tour must submit an application by 5:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, March 1, 2022 . The application for the Young Rider European Tour is available on our website here . U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions August 22-28, 2022 HITS Chicago at Lamplight Equestrian Center, Wayne, Ill: Application of Intent deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on June 16, 2022 Qualifying...

US Equestrian Announces NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team for Wellington CSIO4*

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 1, 2022, 12:24 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athletes selected to represent the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup CSIO4* Wellington hosted in Wellington, Fla., from March 2-6. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, with the first round of the team competition beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, and the second round following later that day starting at 7:30 p.m. EST. The following athletes will represent the NetJets U.S....

FAQ: USEF Return to Competition Protocols and California Hunter/Jumper Calendar in March

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 28, 2022, 7:21 PM EST

What is required for my horse to return to USEF competition if it participated at Thermal or Rancho Murieta? USEF requires either one of the following to clear your horse for eligibility to compete: Two samples taken using nasopharyngeal swabs must be analyzed by PCR testing on day 7 and day 14. Day 0 is considered to be the day your horse left the venue at Thermal or Rancho Murieta, whichever occurred later. Both swabs must result in negative test results to EHV-1. If either of the tests...

US Equestrian Opens Bid Process for Remaining Weeks of 2023-2027 Eventing Calendar

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 28, 2022, 2:59 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - A bid process opens today, Monday, February 28, for the weeks identified below for the 2023-2027 U.S. Eventing Calendar for the CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L, and Advanced levels. The bid process will be conducted in accordance with the 2023-2027 U.S. Eventing Calendar CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L & Advanced Policies and Procedures . The weeks open for bidding have remained vacant on the calendar during the previous rounds of bidding with the exception of the Advanced level onWeek 18 in...