The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced the athletes who will participate in the 2023 USEF Horsemastership Training Series. The first in-person session will take place Jan. 5-8 in Wellington, Florida.
The Horsemastership Training Series is designed to identify and develop the next generation of top U.S. jumping team athletes. It includes mounted and unmounted sessions with top professionals. This year’s instructors for the mounted sessions are Anne Kursinski, McLain Ward, and Kent Farrington.
Athletes ages 16 to 21 were invited to participate in the 2023 Horsemastership Training Series based on their results at U.S. Jumping Pathway Programs, along with wildcard athletes. Those selected are listed below in alphabetical order:
• Maya Aryal (Herndon, Virginia)
• Emma Blumenkrantz (Colts Neck, New Jersey)
• Elisa Broz (Freedom, California)
• Tessa Downey (Houston)
• Jake Endicott (Rancho Santa Fe, California)
• Emmanuelle Greenberg (Aspen, Colorado)
• Kate Hagerty (Terrebonne, Oregon)
• Alexa Leong (Sacramento, California)
• Taylor Madden (Wellington, Florida)
• Trent McGee (Granada Hills, California)
• Audrey Schulze (Saddle River, New Jersey)
• Corinne Sweeney (Oyster Bay, New York)
The 2023 USEF Horsemastership Training Series mounted sessions will be livestreamed on USEF Network. The flatwork sessions, taught by Kursinski, will take place Jan. 6 beginning with a demonstration ride at 8 a.m., followed by two group lessons and 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. The gymnastics sessions, taught by Ward, will be Jan. 7, also starting with an 8 a.m. demonstration ride followed by group lessons at 9:15 and 11 a.m. The jumping session, taught by Farrington, will be Jan. 8, with two group lessons at 8:30 and 10 a.m.