U.S. Eventing Performance Director Erik Duvander is busy keeping track of eventers from coast to coast this season, priming and prepping these athletes to produce their best efforts ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in...» Read More!
Building on his meetings with the USEF High Performance athletes at the 2017 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention, newly hired Eventing Performance Director Erik Duvander has unveiled further details on his strategic plan for the 2018...» Read More!
The USEF Eventing High Performance Fall Training Lists have popped up on the USEF website, with six riders named to the World Class list and nine riders named to the National list. World Class List Hannah...» Read More!
The latest list of USEF competition grants is chock full of talent, and we’re gearing up for what’s sure to be a thrilling fall season overseas. The USEF has just announced the competition grants for...» Read More!
Big news, EN! The USET Foundation and USEF announced the 2016 Karen Stives European Developing Tour for Eventing today, which will send Eventing 25/18 riders overseas next year...» Read More!
This post should probably be subtitled “The two days I spent stalking David O’Connor.” I am a self-admitted auditor-a-holic. I love watching a clinician teach an array of riders for an entire day or weekend....» Read More!
It was an excellent week riding with U.S. Team Coach David O’Connor in the first High Performance training sessions of the year on the West Coast. I was nervous coming into these sessions, as this is my...» Read More!
Back in the barn with Julie Richards, we got an inside look at her training, selling and teaching operation at the family farm in Newnan, Georgia. The business has been holding steady for several years,...» Read More!
There’s been quite a bit of negative chatter lately about the USEF’s Eventing 25 and Eventing 18 programs. If you follow Denny Emerson’s Tamarack Hill Farm Facebook page, you’ve already gotten a good sense of...» Read More!
The USEF just announced the dates and locations for the 2015 winter High Performance Training Sessions with Coach David O’Connor: Jan. 12-13 – Tucalota Creek Ranch in Temecula, California Jan. 26-28 – Stable View Farm...» Read More!
How do you really know if your horse is fit enough for your next competition? It’s a question that torments every eventer, from the lower-level rider all the way through to the pros who are legging...» Read More!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And we’re not talking about the holidays. With last night’s release of the USEF’s 2015 Eventing High Performance Training Lists, social media is once again aflutter with congratulations...» Read More!
Hot off the presses! Here’s a first look at the riders that have been named to the 2015 Eventing High Performance Training Lists. This year, in contrast to how it has been organized in the past,...» Read More!
The USEF released the High Performance Summer/Fall Training Lists Wednesday night, and there are a number of changes from November’s Winter/Spring List. Who moved up or down? Who are the newcomers? Which names are noticeably...» Read More!
The USEF has just released the names on the High Performance Summer and Fall Training Lists. The horses and riders listed in each section will participate in training sessions with Chef d’Equipe David O’Connor on...» Read More!
The first two months of the year always mean training sessions, and 2014 has been jam packed with them all around the country. These are always especially exciting because we get to see the old...» Read More!
A championship year means higher stakes, especially for the USEF Eventing Selection Committee. And with one year of experience under their belts, the selectors — Chair Bobby Costello; Marcia Kulak; Derek DiGrazia; Deborah Furnas, who...» Read More!
The inaugural Eventing 18/Advancing Athletes training sessions wrapped up earlier this month, with 12 riders studying under Coach David O’Connor’s tutelage in Ocala. The five riders hailing from the West Coast — one from Washington State...» Read More!
Merry Christmas, EN! We’re paying a throwback tribute to 2011 when John used the magic of Elf Yourself to bring videos of some familiar eventing faces to all of our readers on Christmas Day. This year, we elfed the...» Read More!
Kim Severson’s position on the USEF Eventing Selection Committee has been replaced by Deborah Furnas, according to a USEF press release, with Phyllis Dawson serving as a substitute selector. Kim will now focus her time on her...» Read More!
With the World Equestrian Games rapidly approaching, the USEF Eventing High Performance team has updated its website with pertinent information for the team and any other curious readers. The selection trials for the U.S. team...» Read More!
From the USEF: The USEF has designated the following dates and locations for USEF Eventing High Performance Training Sessions to take place with U.S. Eventing Team Coach David O’Connor throughout the Winter and Spring of...» Read More!
David O’Connor’s third and final High Performance session at the USEA Annual Convention focused heavily on theory and being technically correct in riding across all three phases, with a heavy emphasis placed on dressage. He...» Read More!