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Sunday, March 29, 2020
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U.S. Eventing suspends competitions until May 3, Aqueduct to be a hospital

THE U.S. EVENTING ASSOCIATION (USEA) Board of Governors voted March 26 to mirror the dates decided by US Equestrian (USEF) for suspending recognizing competitions and educational activities.

Boyd Martin wins DevonBoyd Martin winning Arena Eventing at Devon H.S.The USEA will extend its suspension of recognizing events under its direct jurisdiction through May 3.

The suspension extends also to USEA recognized educational activities, Young Event Horse, Future Event Horse, and New Event Horse competitions.

The USEA is closely monitoring the recommendations of the CDC as well as federal, state, and local guidelines and will continue to communicate with our members throughout this trying time.

The USEA strongly recommends competitors NOT attend events before May 3 and that organizers NOT offer any type of competitions or activities at this time.

Competitions that choose to run before May 3 will do so without USEA recognition or liability insurance coverage.

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Cheshire P-to-P rescheduled to June 14, Princeton Show Jumping's first show May 6-10

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa--Cheshire Point-to-Point, originally scheduled for March 29, first rescheduled to June 7 and has now rescheduled again to June 14.

Cheshire 1Cheshire Point-to-PointCheshire Point-to-Point will be held at Willowdale's race track in Kennett Square.


SKILLMAN, N.J.--Princeton Show Jumping announced a revised scedule due to te USEF's suspension of shows.

The suspension of USEF events due to COVID-19 has been extended to May 3.

The first 3 weeks of our 4 week Spring Series have been officially canceled (April 15-19, April 22-26, and April 30-May 3)

Please join us May 6-10 for our AA Hunter, Equitation, Jumper show.

We are accepting entries and plan to continue with this event as scheduled.

Please continue to send in your entries and stall payments by April 3.

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Cancellations continue

Top show jumpers will have to rearrange their schedules due to the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and Aachen Horse Show.

McLain Ward HH Azur Feb. 8McLain Ward, shown here on HH Azur, is one of the top show jumpers aiming towards the OlympicsThose hoping for a spot on the Olympic team held their top horses out of competiton in Florida to have them peak in July and this lost valuable prize money, and they will now have to replan their schedules.

The USEF has also extended the suspension of USEF recognized events to May 3.

Race horse owners and trainers have been impacted by the loss of racing in Pennsylvania and Maryland, and now Aqueduct has also cancelled racing until April 5, and racing in Ireland has been cancelled until April 19.

That's a loss for those of us who enjoyed watching international racing on TVG while Stay at Home regulations continue.

Maryland has now also closed public stables.


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Willowdale Races cancelled

Willowdale Steeplechase races, originally schedule for May 8 then rescheduled for June 6, has been cancelled.

Brownlee Curry, USET supporter and lifetime trustee, died March 18.

GLADSTONE, N.J.--The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation announced the death of Brownlee O. Currey Jr.

Brownlee CurryBrownlee O.  Curry Jr.An esteemed leader and ambassador of USET and equestrian sport for more than three decades, Currey, of Franklin, Tenn., served as chairman of the USET board of trustees from 2013 to 2019.

A USET honorary life trustee, Currey passed away on March 18, at the age of 91, in Nashville, Tenn.

Currey’s influence spanned the entire sport.

In 2016, the USET Foundation awarded Currey the R. Bruce Duchossois Distinguished Trustee Award, which is presented annually to a USET Foundation trustee who exemplifies exceptional leadership, philanthropy, and character.

In addition to his stewardship of the USET, he led several charitable efforts, including chairing a benefit for the American Horse Shows Association during the National Horse Show, co-chairing the Nashville Charity Horse Show in 1985, and hosting the Music City Grand Prix to benefit Easter Seals and the Saddle Up! therapeutic riding program.

He and his wife, Agneta, were also long-time supporters of The Hampton Classic.

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  1. Another cancellation
  2. Packy McGaughan, 1987 Pan Am team eventing gold medalist, died March 12
  3. Cancellations and revised schedule continue
  4. Closures continue
  5. A couple more changes
  6. More cancellations and revised schedules
  7. More closings and revised schedules
  8. More closings from races and eventing
  9. Letter to the Editor:
  10. Many horse shows and races cancelled
  11. Kevin Babington update
  12. Kevin Babington facing further hard testing at Mayo Clinic
  13. Kevin Babington presented with the Kate Nash Boone Style Award
  14. All the Way Jose, a G1 winner, is retired and aimed toward a Thoroughbred Makeover competition
  15. Athletes for Equity is Sports is gaining support and working to improve SafeSport
  16. IHSA founder Bob Cacchione to be honored at the MET 10th Anniversary Gala
  17. Kevin Babington has twitches in his thighs and slight movement in a knee
  18. Betty Moran, a top thouroughbred breeder, died Jan. 23
  19. George Strawbridge won the Outstanding Breeder Eclipse Award, while British Idiom, by Pa. stallion Flashback, won the 2-year-old filly Eclipse Award
  20. Boyd Martin awarded Whitney Stone Cup, Brian Moggre and Abigail Wexner also honored
  21. NARG announces reorganized Top 25 as Murray Kessler announces he will not run for a 2nd term as US Equestrian President
  22. Proceeds from a horse auctioned at the Palm Beach Auction to benefit the Babington Family
  23. USET Foundation’s Take Me To Tokyo Gala Raises $1.5 Million for the “Raising the Bar” Campaign
  24. "Devon Legends" to be honored in April at Ardrossan
  25. New Jersey and Pennsylvania residents included in East coast clinic
  26. MATCH races expanded to 35 stakes at eight tracks
  27. Jack Fisher elected President of the Temple Gwathmey Steeplechase Foundation
  28. Darry Lou and El Primero voted International and National Horses of the Year
  29. Beezie Madden named International Equestrian of 2019 and also won the Steinkraus trophy along with Boyd Martin
  30. Bettina Jenney eulogized at Memorial Service
  31. Winston C, George Strawbridge and British Idiom are among the finalist for Eclipse Awards
  32. Honorable Mention Photo, Action category
  33. Third placed Action
  34. Jodie Clineschmidt won second place in the Photo Contest, Action
  35. Ellie Glaccum wins Photo Contest, Action, with an incredible series of fences at the Pa. Hunt Cup
  36. Bettina Jenney, breeder of top race horses, died Dec. 22
  37. Athletes for Equity in Sport, pro SafeSport but anti its procedures
  38. Kevin Babington is back teaching
  39. Ryerss Farm annual Open House cancelled due to a fire
  40. Hall of Fame jockey Tommy Walsh 's Memorial Service
  41. Facing a $5 million rehab, Dianna Babington is asking for help from charitable donations
  42. Hall of Fame Jockey Tommy Walsh died Nov. 13
  43. Entries are now being accepted for the Horse's annual Photo Contest
  44. Kevin Babington went home briefly to see his horses
  45. A 2017 fireworks law has horse and dog owners among those traumatized
  46. Great news for Kevin Babington
  47. Kevin Babington to have tracheotomy tube removed
  48. An update on Kevin Babington
  49. News Flash - Mara DePuy leads after dressage at Fair Hill
  50. A fund raiser and an update on Kevin Babington
  51. Champion jockey Doug Small died Oct. 11
  52. IHSA founder Bob Cacchione among first IHSA Hall of Fame inductees
  53. Kevin Babington taking baby steps towards improvement
  54. Memorial service for Louis "Paddy" Neilson draws a huge crowd
  55. Historic Plans for Maryland Racing, but funding is critical
  56. Babington has many visitors in rehab, including his horse Mark Q
  57. Kevin Babington has moved to rehap, go to GoFundMe to help with huge medical expenses
  58. Fund raisers raise money for critically injured Kevin Babington
  59. Letters to the Editor re Joe Drape
  60. Joe Drape doubled down on misinformation about Justify's drug test following the Santa Anita Derby
  61. Baffert responds to The N.Y. Times' article concerning Justify's failing a drug test prior to the Derby that contained many misleading accusations
  62. Paddy Neilson, top timber rider, died Sept. 5
  63. Dr. Todd Addis, MFH, died July 24.
  64. A fundraiser for Kevin Babington, who suffered catastrophic spinal cord injuries
  65. Equestriancoach.com celebrates its 10th anniversary
  66. Andrews Bridge Foxhounds litigation ended with a victory for Steve and Betsy Harris
  67. Letter to the Editor concerning SafeSport
  68. Two Letters to the Editor
  69. SafeSport found the great horseman George Morris guilty without a trial
  70. Dressage Olympian Michael Barisone charged with attempted murder
  71. NEWS FLASH - U.S. leads after Eventing dressage
  72. Dressage With the Experts line up for Dresssage at Devon
  73. Lucy Deslauriers named to Pan Am Jumping team, but as Endel Otis' Lucky Strike was injured the dressage team will only have three members
  74. Jenni Autry named Managing Director of Eventing
  75. Ashley Stout, 13, died July 11 following a riding accident
  76. Maj. Gen. Jonathan Burton died after an illustrious career in the army and eventing
  77. A new Jumper Classic series for 1.10m to 1.40m to debut in 2020
  78. Nations Cup team for Falsterbo includes Jessie Springsteen
  79. Jumping, dressage and driving teams announced for Aachen
  80. The dressage team for the Pan Am Games was announced
  81. Two of six awarded scholarships by the U.S. Pony Clubs are from the Delaware Valley
  82. Boyd Martin one of four named to the Pan Am Eventing team
  83. Fair Hill Hounds hosted author Rita Mae Brown, MFH
  84. A competitive dressage team announced for The Netherlands
  85. H.L. (Sandy) Schwartz III, founder and publisher of The Horse of Delaware Valley, died June 11
  86. Attendance at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair rose four percent
  87. Penn Med correctons to article entited Gene Doping addressed at PHBA Meeting
  88. North American Riders Group is back with a full agenda, new board members and the return of the NARG Top 25
  89. Gene doping addressed at PHBA Annual Meeting
  90. Blue Mountain Pony Club places in Fox Hunting Challenge
  91. The 2019 Devon Horse Show & Country Fair Returns May 23 With Special Events Sure to Please the Entire Family
  92. Horse Power for Life Summer camp for cancer survivors
  93. Winterthur Races cancelled
  94. U.S. team for Mexico Nations Cup on May 5
  95. Winterthur races features the Winterthur Bowl Stakes
  96. Adele Paxson, side saddle competitor at Devon and thoroughbred breeder
  97. Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Named Horse Show of the Year by National Show Hunter Hall of Fame
  98. Dolores A. Swann, Ashley Meadows Farm show manager, died Feb. 7
  99. World Cup qualifiers include Devin Ryan of Long Valley, N.J.
  100. Devon co-manager Peter Doubleday elected to the Show Jumping Hall of Fame

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