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September 30, 2014

Riders Announced For Second USEF/USET Foundation Dressage Pipeline Clinic

Riders have been selected for the second USEF/USET Foundation Dressage Pipeline Clinic. This clinic, which is made possible through a gift from USET Foundation Trustee Betsy Juliano and Havensafe Farm, will be held Oct. 11-12, hosted by Michael Fowler's Epona Farm in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

September 29, 2014

Tori Colvin Kicks Off Fall With Capital Challenge Equitation Win

Upper Marlboro, Md.—Sept. 28 

They’ve both done their share of winning, and now that top junior rider Victoria Colvin and superstar equitation horse Clearway have come together, big things are on the horizon.

The pair kicked off their fall indoor campaign with the win in the Private Tutoring Services North American Junior Equitation Championships.

September 25, 2014

USHJA Announces Finalists For Emerging Athletes Program National Training Session

The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association has announced the 16 riders who have been invited to ride in the 2014 EAP National Training Session, presented by Dover Saddlery, to be held Nov. 13-16 in Findlay, Ohio.

The 2014 National Finalists are:

Bailey Fuller of Tualatin, Ore.

Emma Glaunert of West Linn, Ore.

Abby Graham of Colorado Springs, Colo.

Lucy Hart of Lexington, Ky.

Caroline Johnson of Grafton, Mass.

Mckenzie Kasper of Alpharetta, Ga.

Abby Kelley of Denver, Colo.

Megan Kerpsack of Austin, Texas

September 24, 2014

USEF Lifetime Achievement Award And Pegasus Medal Of Honor Nominations Due Soon

It's time for the U.S. Equestrian Federation Lifetime Achievement Award and Pegasus Medal of Honor Award nominations, and the deadline to submit them will be upon us soon. Any current USEF Member may submit nominations, and they need to be received by the USEF on or before Tuesday, Sept. 30.

September 23, 2014

USEF Names Hermès Show Jumping Team For Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Final

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named five athletes to the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team for the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final. The culmination of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup series will take place Oct. 9-12 at CSIO***** Barcelona.

The following athletes have been named to the team (in alphabetical order):

Margie Engle (Wellington, Fla.)

Kent Farrington (Wellington, Fla.)

Lauren Hough (Wellington, Fla.)

Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.)

McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.)


September 22, 2014

Maya Black Takes CIC*** Blue At Plantation Field Horse Trials

Unionville, Pa.—Sept. 21

Maya Black and Doesn't Play Fair stormed around Mike Etherington-Smith's CIC*** cross-country course to clinch the win at Plantation Field International Horse Trials in fairytale fashion.

Both new to this level, Black and Doesn't Play Fair completed their first advanced at Pine Top (Ga.) in February and have racked up impressive placings ever since, most notably a fifth-place finish at Bromont CCI*** (Quebec) in June. Black is from Whidbey Island, Wash., and is 27. 

September 22, 2014

Plot Blue Comes Through For Ehning In Vienna

Vienna, Austria—Sept. 20  

A roller coaster class filled with thrills and spill concluded with German rider Marcus Ehning at the front of the victory gallop of the Vienna Longines Global Champions Tour aboard the veteran 17-year-old Plot Blue.

September 15, 2014

Springsteen Steps It Up To Win $200,000 American Gold Cup

North Salem, N.Y.—Sept. 14 

Jessica Springsteen has taken Laura Kraut’s lessons to heart, and she definitely showed that as nearly 6,000 fans cheered her on as she topped the $200,000 American Gold Cup CSI-W.

Springsteen, who has trained with U.S. team veteran Laura Kraut for years, defeated Kraut in an exciting jump-off in the class, held at the idyllic Old Salem Farm. Springsteen flashed a huge smile as she raised the prestigious American Gold Cup trophy high above her head.

September 15, 2014

Ian Millar Makes More History In $1.5 Million CP International At Spruce Meadows

Calgary, Alberta—Sept. 14  

“I can honestly tell you that I never thought I’d win this grand prix again,” Ian Millar admitted. “I won it twice before, and that was a long time ago. The sport has changed so much. I’m a little more mature than I was. These young people go plenty fast, and they’re really, really good. To go up against them is no easy task. The afternoon just seems to fly by. It happened so fast, and the tension is incredible. It’s a heck of a payday. It’s just a thrill beyond words.”

September 14, 2014

Young Blood Leads Canada To Spruce Meadows Nations Cup Victory

Calgary, Alberta—Sept. 13  

Canada fielded a team with top veterans Eric Lamaze and Ian Millar for the $300,000 BMO Nations Cup and a 20-year-old team rookie stole the show at the Spruce Meadows Masters.

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