Doug Payne from Area II, who has recently moved to a new training barn in North Carolina, offers some helpful advice on starting your own business.
Melissa Hunsberger from Lovettsville, VA rode Dawn Erdman's Warmblood/TB gelding Rule of Thumb to win the USEA Young Event Horse East Coast 4-year-old Championship and William Coleman from Gordonsville, VA won the 5-year-old Championship riding the former French racehorse Vagabon de Champdoux. For a full report and photos plus complete results please visit the website here.
William Micklem, who is one of the judges at the Young Event Horse Championships taking place this week at the Fair Hill International Horse Trials, explains what he looks for in young horses. Click here for the list of entries and ride times.
Jo Whitehouse, CEO, reviews the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by VTO Saddlery and explains why she believes this year's event at the Texas Rose Horse Park was the best so far.
ICP Level 3 Trainer Rebecca Brown, Area VI, who took 11 students, Sr. Preliminary Amateur Winner Darlene McInnes (Warlord), Area IX, and Sr. Training Amateur Winner Brittany Vinson (Falcon Dusky Tiger), Area VI, share their stories from the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by VTO Saddlery, which took place at the Texas Rose Horse Park, September 25-28, 2014.
Vicki Howard-Fine explains the USEA Young Rider Mentorship Program, which began in 2008, and Emily Beshear offers a training tip for jumping. The September issue of Eventing USA magazine features an article Inside The NAJYRC Mentorship Program by Emily Macauley and Jessi Hart, who were two participants this year.
As the Texas Rose Horse Park prepares to welcome members to the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships next week Kim Brunson tells us what to expect at the park by way of services and amenities. She also offers recommendations for local restaurants and attractions as well as the musical entertainment and parties that will ensure there is something for everyone. The championships run from September 25-28th.
Rob Burk, Senior Director of Programs brings us up to date with preparations for the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, and Boyd Martin reviews his performance at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.
Karen O'Connor reviews the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games eventing competition and explains what is now required for the U.S. to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
USEA CEO Jo Whitehouse summarizes the issues that were addressed at the recent Board Meeting, and talks to Vicki Dudasch about the new Adult Pony Rider Award that has been created in honor of her daughter Avery and will be presented to the highest placed rider, aged 17 and over, on a pony (14.2hh and under) in the Beginner Novice, Novice and Training Divisions at the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships next month.