Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Earns Team Bronze at Aachen CICO3*
The Land Rover U.S. Eventing team wrapped up the Aachen CICO3* last weekend (15/16 August) with the highly influential cross-country phase of the prestigious German competition. The team, consisting of Phillip Dutton and Fernhill Cubalawn, Lauren Kieffer and Veronica, Colleen Rutledge and Covert Rights, and Lynn Symansky and Donner, put forth a solid effort to receive the Team Bronze with a final score of 192.90. Additionally, both Dutton and Kieffer made the top 15, finishing 12th and 15th, respectively.
For Final Team results visit http://janssen.sportcg.net/2015/aachen/nationcup01.html
For Final Individual results visit http://janssen.sportcg.net/2015/aachen/leaderboard01.html
USEA Hall of Fame Member, Karen Stives: 1950-2015
The USEA is very sad to hear of the passing of Hall of Fame member, Karen Stives, who lost her long battle with lung cancer today at the age of 64. Karen earned her place in Three-Day Eventing history when she rode her mother’s big grey gelding, Ben Arthur, to win the individual silver medal in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. A single rail down in show jumping cost her the individual gold, but the pair’s strong finish helped earn the team gold for the United States. Karen became the first of two women ever to win an individual Olympic Three-Day Event medal. Continue Reading
PODCAST: Marilyn Payne; 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Authored By: USEA
Marilyn Payne is President of the Ground Jury for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. She has just returned from the test event, which took place last weekend, and explains how the competition went and what to expect next year.