Tuesday, April 24, 2018

New Judges and Locations Announced for 2018 USEA Young Event Horse Championships

USEA has posted news about the 2018 Young Event Horse East and West Coast Championships, including dates, locations, and judges.

Tamie Smith and MB MaiStein in the 2017 YEH West Coast 4-Year-Old Championships. USEA/Jessica Duffy Photo.

"The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the dates, locations, and judges for the 2018 Young Event Horse (YEH) East and West Coast Championships.

"The YEH East Coast Championships will be held Thursday-Friday, October 18-19 at Fair Hill International in Elkton, Md. The YEH West Coast Championships will move to a new location this year at the Fresno County Horse Park in Fresno, Calif. on Sunday, October 21.
"The YEH Championship judges on both coasts this year will be Lucinda Green (GBR), Sally Ike (USA), and Chris Ryan (IRL). Lucinda Green and Sally Ike will judge the dressage and jumping phases and Chris Ryan will judge conformation. ..."

To read the full article, by Kate Lokey, with details about the judges, changes for 2018, qualifications, and more, click here.


In a related article, read about seven horses who are graduates of the Young Event Horse Program and are about to compete in the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event. The YEH Program was designed to identify young event horses with upper-level potential, and it seems to be doing that. Click here.

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