US Equestrian Federation

FEI Puts Off Decision on Ocala World Equestrian Center International Event Approvals to Mid-December

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The FEI has put off for three weeks a decision on whether to accept a US federation request to withdraw approval of international jumping events from the newly built World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida. The events for 2021 are still on the official FEI calendar. Read More

United States Equestrian Federation Withdraws Approval of Ocala World Equestrian Center Winter Circuit Hunter/Jumper Events

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The United States Equestrian Federation announced Wednesday it has withdrawn approval for all of its events during the Ocala Winter Spectacular of 12 weeks and recommended pulling the jumping Nations Cup from the newly built World Equestrian Center. Read More

UPDATE–US Federation Confirms Robert “Bob” McDonald “Fully Reinstated” After SafeSport Clears Him of Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

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Robert “Bob” McDonald, the husband of U.S. dressage team coach Debbie McDonald, has been "fully reinstated" by the U.S. Equestrian Federation after the Center for SafeSport cleared him of allegation of sexual misconduct that led to a lifetime ban on equestrian and hockey activities. Read More

USEF Paid $1.3 Million by US Olympic & Paralympic Committee in 2019

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COLORADO SPRING, Colorado, Aug. 4, 2020--The United States Equestrian Federation was paid $1,358,940 by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee in 2019, one of 58 governing bodies of summer and winter sports and other organizations supported by the USOPC. Read More

US Equestrian Federation Extends Suspension to May 31

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The United States Equestrian Federation announced Saturday it is extending to May 31 suspension of activities that was first implemented in mid-March to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

US Federation Bans Use of Medroxyprogesterone Acetate–Commonly Called “Depo”–in Horses

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Nov. 13, 2019--Use of the medication medroxyprogesterone acetate--commonly referred to as "depo"--will be prohibited in horses by the U.S. Equestrian Federation that reported Wednesday has been linked to deaths and other life-threatening effects Read More