By Laurie Berglie For Joanie Morris, United States Equestrian Federation’s (US Equestrian) managing director of eventing, her work and play collide — and she wouldn’t have it any other way. A lover and fierce competitor of the sport of eventing since childhood, Joanie is inspired by those around her and strives to do her part
Saturday, July 08 2017 by Editor
By Lauren R. Giannini Portraits by Isabel J. Kurek Vicki Lowell began preparing for her new role as US Equestrian’s chief marketing and content officer as a kid when she was bitten by the horse bug. Her destiny was greatly influenced by an off-the-track Thoroughbred, bought by her father to lessen the shock of their
By Lauren R. Giannini When event rider Britt Sabbah teamed up with Saint Louie, a 14.1½-hand Welsh cross Paint gelding, she just wanted to have fun. And she did, because there’s nothing like riding and competing an athletic, scopey, cute pony whose buckskin coloring makes him even more noticeable. Adding to their story is the
Ariane Stiegler and Quietude The Amateur Rider Association of America (ARAA) has committed to standardize the height and the width in the Low, Medium and High Amateur Owner Jumper divisions across the country. With the USEF new rule and sub-categories of 1.20m/125m, 1.30m/1.35m and 1.40m/1.45m this year, it is now easier for shows across the
Carlisle Academy Congratulations to Carlisle Academy, New England’s premier integrative riding school, on receiving a federal grant of $52,100 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Adaptive Sports Program. This grant was awarded in partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH) to increase and expand para-equestrian
Wednesday, September 16 2015 by Editor
Rebecca Hart and Schroeter’s Romani perform their Individual Test at the 2014 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championship & Selection Trial.
Every pony rider’s dream — Sydney Flashman and barn mate, Mara Chemerinsky, the afternoon before Pony Finals 2014 began.
Thursday, October 16 2014 by Editor
McLain and Zander Photo By Al Cook Harrisburg, PA – October 15, 2014 – It was a patriotic evening at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show for Military Night, sponsored by Yards Brewing Company, as competitors and spectators saluted those who have served in our country’s military. A men’s choral group opened the evening’s festivities with beautiful renditions of God Bless America and the National Anthem, as Cadet Major Zihra Alizada, Cadet Captain Brandon Faux, Cadet Command Sergeant Major Neil Painter, and Cadet Major Evan Shuey displayed the American Flag
Monday, October 13 2014 by Editor
Caitlin Burns and On the Money during Summer in the Rockies Photo by Mary Adelaide Brakenridge Parker, CO – October 10, 2014 – The Colorado Horse Park hosted the USEF “A”-rated Colorado Fall Finals Horse Show September 25-28, 2014, at the picturesque facility in Parker. The final hunter /jumper competition of the 2014 season featured a full range of hunter, jumper, equitation and pony classes and divisions, including hunter and jumper classics. In the amateur hunters, Caitlin Burns from Longmont, Colorado, and her mare, On the Money, won both their over fences classes on Saturday and were fourth in one of the over fences classes on Sunday to clinch the championship of the Junior/Amateur Owner Hunters
Sunday, August 17 2014 by Editor
FEI CSI4*-W Rating and USEF Heritage Competition WIHS Official Prize List Now Available Online FOR IMMEDIATE RELEAS E Washington, D.C. – July 22, 2014 – The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), the country’s premier metropolitan indoor horse show, announces exciting news in advance of its 56th annual event, which will be held October 21-26, 2014 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The official WIHS Prize List for the 2014 competition is now available online at www.wihs.org