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December 12, 2012

Dobbs Joins Old Salem Farm

Grand prix competitor Hillary Dobbs will join Frank Madden as an assistant trainer at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, N.Y.

"I am excited to train talented equestrians on fundamentals, good horsemanship, perseverance and hard work," said Dobbs. The 24-year-old hails from Sussex, N.J., where she began riding at age 4 on her family farm.

December 12, 2012

USET Foundation Awards Amanda Warrington Grant To Connor Husain

The U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation awarded the 2012 Amanda Warrington Grant to eventer Connor Husain of The Plains, Va. The grant is awarded through the USET Foundation Amanda Pirie Warrington Fund.

Warrington’s family established the fund in her memory to provide financial assistance to a developing event rider who has the talent and ability to represent the United States in the future.

December 10, 2012

USEF Announces Honorees For 2013 Pegasus Awards

The U.S. Equestrian Federation announced three equestrians to receive the highest awards of the year. The USEF selected Joe Fargis to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, Linda Zang as the recipient of the Pegasus Medal of Honor, and Hunter Chancellor as the Junior Equestrian of the Year.

December 8, 2012

USEF Names New Eventing Committees

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has seated three new eventing committees. The Eventing High Performance Committee and Eventing Selection Committee are both pending approval of the USEF Executive Committee. The election for the Eventing Eligible Athletes has been finalized.

Eventing High Performance Committee

December 7, 2012

The Dressage Foundation Awards $10,000 To Adult Amateurs

The Dressage Foundation [LINK] awarded 10 adult amateurs $1,000 scholarships for training efforts.

These Carol Lavell Gifted Memorial Fund Scholarships for adult amateurs will allow these riders to take time away from the daily pressures of jobs and families to focus on riding a horse they own with a trainer of their choice.

December 6, 2012

Riders Announced For George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session

The U.S. Equestrian Federation will ring in the New Year with the seventh annual George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session, presented by the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association and Adequan and held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Fla., Jan. 2-6.

The following 12 riders will participate in the five-day training session:

December 3, 2012

George Gadd Wins USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award

The U.S. Equestrian Federation announced George "Joey" Gadd as the winner of the 2012 USEF Youth Sportsman's Award. Gadd, 17, was nominated by the American Vaulting Association.

November 28, 2012

USEF Announces Dates And Location For 2013 USEF Dressage Festival Of Champions

The United States Equestrian Federation is pleased to announce that, pending approval from the High Performance Working Group and the Executive Committee, the Kentucky Dressage Association's bid to host the 2013 Dressage Festival of Champions has been accepted. These annual championships will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., Oct. 10-13, 2013.

November 28, 2012

Dates Announced For 2013 Adequan/FEI NAJYRC

Pending final Fédération Equestre Internationale approval, the Adequan/FEI North American Junior And Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North will once again be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The annual competition will be held July 17-21, 2013. The United States Equestrian Federation has received preliminary approval for these dates and location and is awaiting final allocation from the FEI Bureau. 

November 14, 2012

Wilcox And Pikko Del Cerro HU Awarded Anne L. Barlow Ramsay Grant

The Dressage Foundation has announced that Lisa Wilcox of Loxahatchee, Fla., and Horses Unlimited's Pikko Del Cerro HU have been selected to receive this year's Anne L. Barlow Ramsay Annual $25,000 Grant. The purpose of the grant is to showcase talented American-bred horses ridden by United States citizens, by providing money to train and compete in Europe.

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