Young Rider

Adult Riders Dominate Team Challenge

Posted Wed, 08/09/2017 - 1:20pm

"In youth, we learn; In age, we understand."  Marie van Ebner Eschenbach.  The Area IV Adult Riders dominated the 2nd Annual Young Riders vs Adult Riders Team Challenge at Catalpa Corner Horse Trials in Iowa City, IA August 5th-6th, 2017. 

Teams of four adults or four young riders were formed at each level.  Final team scores were tabulated using the three best final individual scores from each team. 

The Adult Riders were well represented in the competition, fielding 14 of  the 20 teams across the levels and bringing home 6 of the 9 placings awarded. 

YR vs AR Team Challenge at Catalpa Rosters Announced

Posted Wed, 08/02/2017 - 3:01pm

The 2017 Adult Rider vs Young Rider Team Challenge will be held August 5-6 at Catalpa Corner Horse Trials in Iowa City, IA. Teams of 4 adults or 4 juniors/young riders will compete at each level to determine the victors.

Essex Horse Trials Grant & Seema Sonna Junior Rider's Grant Deadline September 1st

Posted Wed, 08/02/2017 - 1:09pm

The Essex Horse Trials Grant and the Seema Sonnad Junior Rider’s Grant will now require eligible riders interested in being considered for these grants to submit a Request for Consideration form. The deadline for submission is September 1, 2017. Details and forms are available here.The Essex Horse Trials Grant is available to a Developing Rider aged 25 and under who is competing successfully at the CIC3*, CCI3* and 4* levels and who is working towards representing the U.S.

Eventing 18 Program Applications Open August 14th

Posted Wed, 08/02/2017 - 8:52am

Applications open August 14th for the 2018 USEA Eventing 18 Emerging Athletes program.  The Eventing Emerging Athletes Program is for athletes with the potential to evolve into future team candidates.


Eligibility and Applications Requirements:

Area IV Young Riders Earn Team Gold at NAJYRC

Posted Fri, 07/28/2017 - 12:05pm

Lily Geelan and Melanie Rousseau represented Area IV at the 2017 North American Junior Young Rider Championships in Kalispell, MT. The pair competed at the CICOY** Level and were partnered with Cornelia Dorr from Area I on a scramble team. These young ladies brought home Team Gold in the CICOY**.

Approved YR Volunteer Opportunity

Posted Wed, 07/05/2017 - 2:00pm

Raise funds for the Area IV YR Program and support MACTA at the same time! Many thanks to Kathy Kerns who has offered to donate $25 to the YR program each time a YR will help assist scribe/time or both for SJ and then stays to help tear down jumps at the MACTA Schooling Shows this year. 

USEF Young Sportman's Award Applications Available

Posted Wed, 06/21/2017 - 4:15pm


Eventing 18 Program Applications Open August 14

Posted Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:21pm

The 2018 Eventing 18 Application will open 


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