September 25, 2015 – The Dressage Foundation has announced that this year’s Patsy Albers Award will be increased to $1,000. The award will be presented at the 2015 USEF High Performance Championships to be held during the Festival of Champions in Wellington, Florida, December 9-13, 2015.
Upper Marlboro, MD – The 2015 Capital Challenge Horse Show (CCHS), presented by Well Placed Smile, will welcome competitors from across the country to Prince George’s Equestrian Center this weekend, as the 22nd edition of competition will begin on Saturday, September 26, and continue through Sunday, October 4.
Lexington, KY - September 24, 2015 - The Split Rock Jumping Tour, the high-end show jumping event that debuted in May, is again attracting some of the world's top riders to the "Horse Capital of the World" for the second leg of its 2015 series. The Bourbon International CSI 3* will be held October 9-11 at Split Rock Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.
Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce its continued collaboration with Kentucky Equine Research (KER) as the Official Equine Nutritionist of the USEF.
Since 2000, KER has been a valuable partner to the USEF in coordinating the nutritional program for high-performance horses as they travel to international competitions, including five Olympic Games and four FEI World Equestrian Games. The personnel at KER realize the importance of quality and consistency in the feed and management of these top competitors.
Barcelona, Spain - The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team was in top form today as it secured a spot in the final round of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final for the first time in the season-closer's three year history. Led by Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland, the team of Lucy Davis, Lauren Hough, Laura Kraut, and Beezie Madden finished the first round of the prestigious competition on nine faults, tying for fourth place with Great Britain. As part of the top eight teams from the first round, the U.S. team will compete in Saturday's final round.
Pequannock, NJ - Breyer Animal Creations®, the iconic toy company known world-wide for its authentic and realistic model horse replicas of champion horses, has joined the Rolex Central Park Horse Show as presenting sponsor of the U.S. Open Dressage Grand Prix and the Dressage Master's Class with Charlotte Dujardin with The Chronicle of the Horse. Breyer is celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2015 and the masters of the model horse medium have added new legends Foiled Again, American Pharoah and Valegro to the Breyer stable this year.
Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that Lee Carter will be joining the USEF as Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development. Carter will manage corporate partner relationships while working closely with USEF show organizers to build programs and events that broaden the scope of equestrian sport.