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April 14, 2016

USEF Names Dutta Corp. Dressage Team For CDIO*** Odense

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced the athlete-and-horse combinations who will represent The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team at the CDIO*** Odense, May 12-16, in Odense, Denmark. Robert Dover will serve as the chef d'equipe.

The following combinations will make up The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team (in alphabetical order):

Katherine Bateson-Chandler (Wellington, Fla.) and Jane Clark's Alcazar, an 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

April 13, 2016

USEF Names Short List For Olympic Show Jumping Team

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named 10 athletes and their horses to the Short List for the 2016 Olympic Show Jumping Team. The athletes and their horses will compete in designated CSIO/CSI observation events taking place May 12-June 26.

The following athletes and horses have been named to the Short List for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (in alphabetical order):

April 4, 2016

USET Foundation Announces Lillie Keenan As 2016 Maxine Beard Award Winner 

The U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation announced April 4 that this year's recipient of the Maxine Beard Show Jumping Rider Award is Lillie Keenan.

April 3, 2016

Eveready II Shows He's More Than Ready For Rolex Kentucky With Win In Galway Downs Gold Cup CIC***

Now all that’s left to do for Eveready is to wrap him in “lots of bubble wrap!” Barb Crabo joked after they won the CIC*** Adequan USEA Gold Cup at Galway Downs. 

Crabo and Eveready are scheduled to give it a go at their third try at the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** in a month’s time, and the CIC at Galway Downs was their final prep run.

April 1, 2016

USEF Announces Spring Land Rover/USEF Eventing Competition Grants

The United States Equestrian Federation announced the recipients of Land Rover/USEF eventing competition grants for the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event and the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials CCI**** (England).

The following athlete has received a grant for Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event held April 28-May 1 in Lexington, Ky.:

April 1, 2016

David Oliver Willis Wins American Equestrians Got Talent Season Finale

After nine weeks of intense competition, the top 12 finalists battled it out on the stage March 27 at the 2016 American Equestrians Got Talent Finale, a fundraiser to support the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation. Ultimately, it was gifted musician David Oliver Willis who took home the title of America's Most Talented Equestrian and a $10,000 grand prize courtesy of Robert Ross PA of Keller Williams Luxury Real Estate.

March 30, 2016

USEF Approves Additional Hunter/Jumper Rule Changes

On Feb. 29 the U.S. Equestrian Federation Board of Directors passed three extraordinary rule changes and one standard rule change affecting United States Hunter Jumper Association competitions. The extraordinary rule changes will help maintain fairness of play in the equitation arena, and the other rule will broaden the Association’s ability to provide competitive opportunities within the Outreach competition environment.

March 30, 2016

U.S. Equestrian Federation And The Dutta Corporation Expand Partnership

The U.S. Federation and The Dutta Corporation will expand their partnership through 2018, as The Dutta Corp. will become the official sponsor of The Dutta Corp. United States Dressage Team, as well as:

Official shipper for the U.S. Dressage and Eventing Teams

Title sponsor of the Tim Dutta Grand Prix Dressage Ranking List

Title sponsor of the Tim Dutta Intermediaire I Dressage Ranking List

March 27, 2016

Cornet 39 Comes Into His Own In $130,000 Engel & Völkers Grand Prix

Wellington, Fla.—March 27  

According to Lauren Hough, Cornet 39 has been on the verge of a big breakout, and in the $130,000 Engel & Völkers Grand Prix CSI 4* he finally found the spotlight.

“He was part of the winning [Furusiyya FEI] Nations Cup team in Ocala [Fla.] a few weeks ago, and then he had a little break and really felt fantastic tonight,” Hough detailed. “He was also very good in the WEF [Challenge Cup] the other day. He has sort of been knocking on the door, and I am very proud of him.”

March 26, 2016

Talaat Disqualified From Longines FEI World Cup Final

Following the first round of the Longines FEI World Cup Show Jumping Final in Gothenburg, Sweden, the horse Connaught, ridden by Mohamed Talaat of Egypt, was found to have blood on his right flank at the post-competition boot and bandage control. 

The FEI Steward reported the issue to the Ground Jury, and the horse was disqualified from the competition under Article 242.3.1 of the FEI jumping rules.

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