April UPDATE from the Area I YR Coordinator HOT OFF THE PRESS: We are hosting a ZOOM-EXTRAVAGANZA for the month of May, so mark your calendars for the opportunity to dial-in and spend a about 30 min learning from some of the best in our sport! Wednesday, May 6th @ 4PM we will have MAX CORCORAN leading the call. Max is not just super fun, she’s also a New Englander who gets our wacky weather, a 5* professional Event Groom with loads of experience, and she is also the current USEA president who is just as frustrated as you are … [Read More]
Young Rider News & Updates
The March/April 2020 Area 1 Newsletter is now available! Please send feedback and ideas to USEAArea1Newsletter@gmail.com – we’ll be accepting submissions each month until the 15th. If you would like to be on the email list just let us know and we’ll add you!
Hello Area 1 – thank you so much for your patience as we believe we worked out the issues with missing scores. Below please find the finalized Area 1 standing for 2019. Missy Alaimo will be putting up the shortened version, soon. ~Joan Fleser Area 1 Awards – Adult Am Rider – PUBLIC – FINAL Area 1 Awards- Master Am Rider – PUBLIC – FINAL Area 1 Awards-Senior Rider- PUBLIC – FINAL Area 1 Awards- JR-YR Rider – PUBLIC – FINAL
Area I is pleased to announce that we have three CCI2*L horses (2 riders) and three CCI3*S horses (3 riders) going to Montana. Please click on the following USEA articles to “Meet the Teams”: https://useventing.com/news-media/news/meet-the-teams-ccij2-l-junior-team-championships https://useventing.com/news-media/news/meet-the-teams-cciy3-s-young-rider-team-championships
CAMP REGISTRATION STARTS TUESDAY, MARCH 5 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR AREA I YOUNG RIDER MEMBERS. Register early, space is limited to 45 riders! We are very excited to open registration for this year’s Area 1 YR Camp! This year our theme is IMPROVING YOUR GAME at competition. Campers will learn how to sharpen scores in all three phases to maximize their competition results. We are once again fortunate to have an incredible all-star line up of instructors: BUCK DAVIDSON MAX CORCORAN JOHN BOURGOIN JANE HAMLIN STEPHIE BAER CORNELIA DORR We are changing the young rider camp experience this year to … [Read More]
As you may be aware, the USEA offers various grants to defray some costs of competitive eventing. Some are for young riders, some for upper level riders, some for amateurs, etc. Descriptions and links are below, and can also be found here: https://useafoundation.org/grants/ The USEA Foundation is honored to administer a number of grants and scholarships, all designed to assist event riders reach their goals. The grants provide funds to be used for coaching, training, and participating in competitions aimed at advancing the skills of both horse and rider. Wilton Fair Fund Grants The Wilton Fair Fund allows up to $100,000 in … [Read More]
On March 3, 22018 the following Selection Procedures were updated and approved: Change of Qualifying period from January 1, 2017- June 21, 2018 to January 1, 2017 – June 17, 2018. Deadline for Submission of Nominated Entries to the Federation from (TBA) to June 18, 2018 – this will allow us to meet the FEI Deadline for submission of Nominated Entries by National Federations which is June 19, 2018. These updates will not prevent US Athletes from competing at any existing qualifying Events. Currently the last qualifying Events in North America are Aspen Farms, the weekend of June 8-10, 2018 … [Read More]
Meet the groom candidates for 2018 NAJYRC.
FEI Anti-Doping Regulations As an FEI athlete you are subject to Clean Sport anti-doping regulations for both your horses and yourself as an athlete. You and your horses are very likely to be tested. It is your responsibility to ensure you follow these regulations and a guide can be found on the TEAM USA Clean Sport page. FEI Changes to Minimum Eligibility Requirements For 2018, the FEI has removed the coefficient for Dressage, resulting in the following definition of a Minimum Eligibility Requirement (MER): Dressage: No more than 45 Penalty Points Cross-Country: 0 Jump Penalties/Time: no more than 75 seconds … [Read More]
The USEA has now (finally) released their official “2018 Version” of the NAJYRC selection procedures, which I have attached. We will also post them on the web site. Please review the attached document relevant to you (NAJY = CCI1*; CICOY = CIC2*). The most important information is that: You must be current with your FEI, USEF, and USEA registrations, including your YR status; and On Feb 6, 2018, the USEA application (sometimes call the “Intent to Qualify” form) will be available (if I understand correctly, via your Rider Portal on the USEA web site). You must submit that form by … [Read More]
We are delighted to open registration for this year’s Area 1 YR Camp. Our annual “all inclusive” YR Camp returns to GMHA in 2018. Camp starts with arrivals on Monday 16th July (4-6pm) and runs through Thursday 19th July at 5pm. Expert under saddle instruction from top trainers plus guest lectures and horsemanship training throughout the week. Special guests and trainers will join us in 2018. Three days of lessons from the “Best of the Best” in Area 1. The Area 1 YR Camp is exceptional value at $699 inclusive of overnight accommodation with chaperones in luxury apartments at The … [Read More]