US Equestrian Federation

Ocala’s World Equestrian Center Gets 2 More CDIs to Restore Lineup of 3 for 2022

2 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Ocala’s World Equestrian Center Gets 2 More CDIs to Restore Lineup of 3 for 2022
OCALA, FLorida, April 18, 2022--The World Equestrian Center that last weekend staged its most successful dressage competition since the show grounds opened 16 months ago, has been licensed for two more international events this year to restore the lineup of three CDIs Read More

Discover Dressage Withholds Sponsorship of USEF Youth Program Until Federation Restores International Competitions to Ocala’s World Equestrian Center, Riders Launch Petition Drive

8 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Discover Dressage Withholds Sponsorship of USEF Youth Program Until Federation Restores International Competitions to Ocala’s World Equestrian Center, Riders Launch Petition Drive
OCALA, Florida, Oct. 25, 2021--A donation of $200,000 to support youth dressage programs in 2022 is being withheld from the United States Equestrian Federation until international dressage and eventing licenses are restored to the World Equestrian Center. At the same time, more than 500 riders, trainers and supporters signed a petition calling on the USEF to provide international dressage and eventing licenses to the show organizers. Read More

Devon Hunter/Jumper Show Canceled for 2nd Year, Dressage at Devon “Fully Committed” to Event Late September

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Devon Hunter/Jumper Show Canceled for 2nd Year, Dressage at Devon “Fully Committed” to Event Late September
The 125th edition of the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair of hunter/jumpers has been canceled for the second year but Dressage at Devon organizers said Sunday they were "fully committed" to hold their event four months later. Read More

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

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on FEI Puts Off Decision on Ocala World Equestrian Center International Event Approvals to Mid-December
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

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on United States Equestrian Federation Withdraws Approval of Ocala World Equestrian Center Winter Circuit Hunter/Jumper Events
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

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on UPDATE–US Federation Confirms Robert “Bob” McDonald “Fully Reinstated” After SafeSport Clears Him of Allegations of Sexual Misconduct
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