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.
Sue Hershey manages the USEA Instructor Certification Program (ICP) and explains how it has developed and how to become involved.
On the eve of their departure for Europe we caught up with our team alternates; Hannah Burnett (Mrs. Jacqueline Mars' Harbor Pilot); Megan O'Donoghue (Pilot) and Marilyn Little (Raylyn Farms & Team Demeter's RF Demeter) who will be based in Chantilly, France with the rest of the squad for the final preparation for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy.
Cindy DePorter, National Adult Coordinator, from Area II discusses the Adult Team Championships, and Robert Kellerhouse from Area VI brings us up-to-date with plans for the 2014 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships and Adequan Gold Cup Series Final, which take place at the Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX, September 25-28th.
Karen O'Connor reviews the final preparation trials for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy squad, which took place at Great Meadow in Virginia, July 26-27, 2014.
We focus on the Adequan FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships Presented by Gotham North this week with David Ziegler from Alberta who won the CCI** riding Missy Ransenhousen's Critical Decision, and Allie Nelson from Area II who triumphed in the CCI1* riding her own Appaloosa Total Eclipse.