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June 6, 2016

USEF Names Dressage Team And Individuals For Rotterdam

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named four athlete-and-horse combinations for the CDIO***** and five combinations for the CDI** at Rotterdam, the Netherlands, June 22-26. Both competitions will serve as the final of three designated observation events for determining the 2016 U.S. Olympic Dressage Team.

The following combinations will compose The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for the CDIO:

June 6, 2016

Collier Clinches National Para-Equestrian Championship On Road To Rio

Grass Lake, Mich.—June 5  

The USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championships sponsored by Deloitte—which were also a selection event for the Rio Paralympic Games—wrapped up with Grade Ib athlete Sydney Collier and Western Rose being crowned national champions in the high performance division.

June 6, 2016

Peters Leads U.S. Riders To Top Ribbons At Roosendaal CDIO

Roosendaal, The Netherlands—June 4 

Steffen Peters and fellow U.S. riders Laura Graves and Guenter Seidel wrapped up a fantastic three days of competition at CDI4* Roosendaal, a show which served as an observation event for selection of the U.S. Olympic Dressage Team.

Peters and Rosamunde placed third in the Grand Prix freestyle with a score of 77.25 percent to end to the competition on a high note.

Earlier in the week he’d won the Grand Prix for the Special (76.82%) and placed second in the Special (75.86%) on Legolas 92.

June 6, 2016

Team Mexico's Rebuilding Brings Them Thunderbird Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Win

Langley, British Columbia—June 3   

Team Mexico secured the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping North America, Central America and Caribbean League title with victory at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley (British Columbia).

June 3, 2016

Irish Clinch Nations Cup At St. Gallen While U.S. Ties For Second

St. Gallen, Switzerland—June 3 

Irish Chef d’Equipe Robert Splaine had extra reason to celebrate his birthday today when his team pulled out the win in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup at CSIO5* St. Gallen.

June 2, 2016

Ward's Winning Streak Continues In Devon's Open Speed

Devon, Pa.—June 1  

Some might call it luck, some might call it hard work, most would call it both.

Whatever it is, McLain Ward has it.

Notching his eighth international victory in a row, Ward rose to the top of the field once again, claiming the $40,000 Devon International Speed Stake CSI4. Piloting Tina La Boheme to the fastest clear round, Ward once again led the lap of honor in the Dixon Oval at the Devon Horse Show.

June 1, 2016

USEA Introduces The Roger Haller Education Fund

The U.S. Eventing Association board of governors has approved the creation of the USEA Roger Haller Education Fund to honor the memory of Roger Haller, who passed away March 31.  

Haller made immense contributions to the development and implementation of the USEA’s education programs over the last 40 years, and this fund is designed as a lasting legacy to his invaluable work.

May 31, 2016

USDF Selects 2017 Regional Dressage Championship Dates And Locations

The U.S. Dressage Federation has selected the dates and locations for the 2017 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships.

Region 1 (Oct. 5-8) at the Senator Martin Center, Williamston, N.C. 

Region 2 (Sept. 13-17) at Majestic Farm, Batavia, Ohio 

Region 3 (Oct. 5-8) at the Palm Beach Equestrian Center, Wellington, Fla. 

Region 4 (Sept. 28-Oct. 1) at the Maffit Lake Equestrian Center, Cumming, Iowa 

May 27, 2016

McLain Ward And HH Azur's Two Clean Rounds Anchor Second-Place U.S. Finish In Rome Nations Cup

Rome, Italy—May 27   

The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team tied for the silver medal with France in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup presented by Longines at CSIO5* Rome.

McLain Ward and HH Azur turned in two clean rounds to help the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team tie for second. Photo by Bob Langrish

May 26, 2016

Ward Starts Rome With A Win

Rome, Italy—May 26   

The American national anthem rang out across Piazza di Siena this afternoon when McLain Ward scorched home to win the 1.50-meter jump-off class with HH Carlos Z. With 15 clears in the first round the jump-off was a fast one, and the final standings boasted a list of competitors out of the very top drawer of the sport on the first day of the Rome CSIO5*.

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