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June 27, 2014

Three U.S. Combinations Competing At Young Horse Championships In Germany

The U.S. Equestrian Federation will be represented by three combinations at the FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses, to be held Aug. 6-10, in Verden, Germany. The following 5- and 6-year-old combinations will compete at the annual championship as self-funded individuals.

5-Year-Old Division

The United States will be represented by the following combination in 5-year-old competition:

June 25, 2014

USEF Names Eventing High Performance Summer/Fall Training Lists

The U.S. Equestrian Federation Eventing High Performance Committee has approved the following high performance summer/fall training Lists for the 2014 season. The following riders will participate in training sessions with U.S. Eventing Team Coach David O'Connor. Training session dates and locations will be announced at a later date.

Global Talent

(Combinations that currently possess the ability to win anywhere in the world.)

June 24, 2014

USEF Names Teams For CSIO*****s In Falsterbo And Gijon

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced the riders who will represent the United States in Nations Cup competition at CSIO***** Falsterbo, Sweden, and CSIO***** Gijon, Spain.

The following riders are listed in alphabetical order.   

CSIO***** Falsterbo, July 10-13:

Ashlee Bond-Clarke (Hidden Hills, Calif.)

Lucy Davis (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Brianne Goutal (New York, N.Y.)

Lauren Hough (Wellington, Fla.)

Catherine Pasmore (Wellington, Fla.)

CSIO***** Gijon, Spain, July 30-Aug. 4

June 23, 2014

McCourt Global Buys Major Stake In Global Champions Tour

McCourt Global announced today, June 23, that it has acquired a 50 percent interest in Global Champions Tour through McCourt Sports Limited. Global Champions Tour is an international show jumping series with 14 events across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Swiss watchmaker Longines is the title partner and official timekeeper of the Tour. 

June 23, 2014

USEA Appoints New Cross-Country Safety Task Force

U.S. Eventing Association President Diane Pitts announced the formation of a new task force related to the safety of the horse and rider while on cross-country.  Its mission is to “explore cross-country obstacle construction and design safety.” 

In her announcement of the appointments to the task force, Ms. Pitts stated, “I believe all of us share in the belief that one of the USEA’s primary concerns should always be the improvement of safety in our sport.”  

Members of the task force will include:

June 20, 2014

French Fight Hard For Rotterdam Victory; U.S. Team Eighth

Team France completed their points-gathering campaign in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 series today with a superb victory at the fifth leg of the Europe Division 1 League in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. But they had to fight hard for those maximum points, which have now earned them a qualifying spot for the much-anticipated second annual Furusiyya Final which will take place in Barcelona, Spain in October.

June 20, 2014

Updated: Canada Names Eventing Team For World Games

The Equine Canada Eventing High Performance Committee has announced the names of the Canadian Eventing Team who will compete in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, Aug. 28-31. Selected according to the qualification thresholds and selection procedure, four rider-and-horse combinations are named to the team. 

Aug. 13 update: Jessica Phoenix, originally named to the Canadian team with A Little Romance will now ride her original reserve horse, Pavarotti, instead. 

June 19, 2014

USEF Names Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team For World Games

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named six combinations to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (France). Additionally, eight horse-and-rider combinations have been named as alternates. Preparation events for squad members and alternates will be held for at Great Meadow in The Plains, Va., July 26-27.
The following combinations have been named to the World Games squad (in alphabetical order):

Buck Davidson (Ocala, Fla.) and Carl and Cassandra Segal's Ballynoe Castle RM, a 14-year-old Irish Thoroughbred gelding

June 19, 2014

Ireland Announces World Games Eventing Team

Ireland’s Eventing High Performance Team Manager Nick Turner announced the Irish Eventing team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (France) on June 18.

The team is as follows:


June 19, 2014

Updated: Great Britain Announces World Games Eventing Team

The British Eventing senior selectors announced the British eventing team competing at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in France on June 19.

The team:

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