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The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships are four months away and there’s still plenty of time to earn qualifications to compete! With prestigious prizes at stake like the Holekamp/Turner Grant, young horses with upper-level eventing potential are sure to have the 2018 YEH Championships marked on their competition calendars.
Original Post Date: 06/18/2018 - 08:00   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:21 14:14:57

‘Age is nothing but a number’ and this phrase can resonate with eventers due to the factors that affect young horses. So, what common factors did Blackfoot Mystery, Truly Wiley, D.A. Duras, and Happenstance all have? Kelly Prather. Compassionate, patient, knowledgeable, and experienced, Prather is an eventing professional that anyone should not walk but run to when identifying a young event horse.
Original Post Date: 06/16/2018 - 09:47   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:16 09:47:50

Original Post Date: 06/11/2018 - 10:12   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:11 10:13:47

The Holekamp/Turner Grant is just a few months away from being awarded to the next U.S. Young Event Horse star to represent the United States at the 2018 FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses at Le Mondial du Lion d’Angers in France. In 2012, the USEA announced that this new grant would be aimed at supporting a pipeline of developing horses for the U.S. Eventing Team.
Original Post Date: 06/05/2018 - 14:16   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:05 16:44:29

Original Post Date: 06/04/2018 - 09:15   |   Last Updated: 2018:06:04 09:15:25

Original Post Date: 05/30/2018 - 12:32   |   Last Updated: 2018:05:30 12:35:19

“The gallop, the jump, and the blood” are three components Phyllis Dawson looks for when she intends to breed an upper level event horse. Dawson has a long list of eventing achievements and one of them includes the success of her breeding program out of her own farm, Windchase.
Original Post Date: 05/25/2018 - 08:00   |   Last Updated: 2018:05:25 08:42:45

“Extremely proud and honored to have been a part of it all!” are the feelings Phyllis Dawson felt when she watched her homebred, Polaris (Brandenburg’s Windstar x North River Lady) and Sara Gumbiner cross the finish flags at their first four-star event, the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.
Original Post Date: 05/21/2018 - 08:46   |   Last Updated: 2018:05:25 08:06:37

Seven horses that graduated from the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Young Event Horse Program (YEH) showed off their top talent in the toughest event in North America: The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington, Kentucky held on April 25-29, 2018. To visit our preview article, please follow the link Foundation for a Four Star: Young Event Horse Graduates Entered at Kentucky. Read on below for details on the action-packed Kentucky weekend.
Original Post Date: 05/09/2018 - 12:43   |   Last Updated: 2018:05:09 14:52:27

Sloppy knees, a weak hind end, all four legs going in different directions, clearing the jump with feet to spare, attention deficit disorder, and flat out confusion can be several unfavorable characteristics that young horses show when learning how to jump. Can you blame them? They’re just babies after all! However, they can blossom into three- or four-star event horses given the correct training, tools, and care.
Original Post Date: 04/30/2018 - 09:15   |   Last Updated: 2018:05:01 08:24:29


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