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November 21, 2016

USHJA Announces Candidates For Board Of Directors Positions

The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association has announced the slate of candidates who will be on the ballot for the USHJA board of directors election in December at the USHJA Annual Meeting in Palm Springs, Calif. The board of directors will vote on the candidates for the national vice president, treasurer and three director at-large positions during their first meeting session on Monday, Dec. 12.

The following are the nominees for the board of directors positions open for election this year:

National Vice President (four-year term)

November 20, 2016

AJE Cluny Comes Into His Own In Las Vegas World Cup Qualifier

All the right decisions, and perhaps a good dose of Las Vegas luck, led Germany’s Christian Heineking to victory in the $100,000 Longines FEI Las Vegas World Cup qualifier.

“It was a great course that was challenging enough,” Heineking said. “I’m very happy. The time was really close and luck was on my side today." Heineking's win came aboard AJE Cluny, a 12-year-old Oldenburg.

November 19, 2016

The World Cup Finals Are Coming Back To Las Vegas In 2020

The Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals for the years 2020 and 2021 and the FEI European Championships 2019 in Jumping, Dressage and Para-Equestrian Dressage were among the key events allocated by the FEI Bureau in Tokyo on Nov. 18.

Following the success of the 2015 Finals, the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals will return to Las Vegas in 2020 when the finals will be hosted at a new venue, the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15-19.

November 18, 2016

USEF Announces Rebecca Farm As Proposed Location For 2017 NAJYRC Eventing

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Mont., as the proposed location for the 2017 FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships to host the discipline of eventing, pending approval from the FEI. The event will be held July 20-23, 2017.  

November 14, 2016

USEF Announces Dates And Locations For 2017 Dressage National Championships

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced the dates and locations for the 2017 USEF Dressage National Championships. The U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions will be divided between two competitions.

The Grand Prix, Intermediaire I, and Young Adult 'Brentina Cup' National Championships will be held at the USET Foundation headquarters in Gladstone, N.J., May 18-21.

November 13, 2016

Wild Card Wonder, Egypt’s Abdel Said, Scorches To Victory In Verona

Verona, Italy—Nov. 12 

In the most thrilling jump-off of the season so far, wild card rider Abdel Said from Egypt left many of the sport’s greatest stars in his wake when winning the fourth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016/2017 Western European League at Verona, Italy.

November 13, 2016

Farrington Finishes The Royal With A Win In Big Ben Challenge

Toronto, Ontario—Nov. 12  

U.S. Olympic team silver medalist Kent Farrington won the $75,000 GroupBy Big Ben Challenge to close out the Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 94th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, Ontario.

November 10, 2016

Dates Announced For Sixth Annual Robert Dover/Dressage4Kids Horsemastership Clinic

The sixth annual Robert Dover/Dressage4Kids HorseMastership Clinic will be held from Dec. 26-30 at the Global Dressage Festival’s Van Kampen arena in Wellington, Fla. This clinic is again offering a star-studded line-up of instructors and presenters, from all aspects of the horse industry, to show young riders and auditors what it takes to get to the top of the sport. 

November 8, 2016

USEF Announces Proposed Location For Three Disciplines Of 2017 FEI NAJYRC

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced HITS-on-the-Hudson, in Saugerties, Ny., as the proposed location for the 2017 FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships—hosting the disciplines of dressage, jumping and para-dressage, pending approval from the Fédération Equestre Internationale. The event will be held July 18-23, 2017. 

November 7, 2016

USHJA Names Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Nationals Participants

The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association has announced that 21 top-scoring Horsemanship Quiz Challenge participants will be attending the HQC Nationals Nov. 11-13, at Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio.

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