What an exciting weekend at Plantation Field! One of these days I definitely plan to make it out there to see the Best. Event. Ever. in person. Needless to say, all of us West Coasters were thankful for the live stream coverage from USEF Network — how else are we supposed to live vicariously? You can relive all the action on demand on USEF Network.
Three defending London medalists successfully repeated their results in Rio this week as the Paralympics draw to a close for equestrians. Notably,Sophie Christiansen became the first triple gold medalist for Great Britain, winning the grade Ia freestyle. [Rio Paralympic Results]
Surefire Horse Trials is accepting entries through today! The event will run September 24-25 in Purcellville, VA and is definitely a solid staple on the Area II calendar. Enter today and reserve your spot! Beginner Novice through Prelim as well as Future Event Horse and Young Event Horse divisions are available. [Surefire Horse Trials]
The United States Equestrian Federation is seeking nominations for two seats on the Board of Directors. Nominations will be accepted September 15 – October 31, 2016. In order to be eligible for nomination, the individual must meet the definition of “Independent Director,” as described in USEF Bylaw 303. Nominations may be submitted online by active USEF members. Visit usef.org for more information about how to submit a nomination.
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