Monday, January 10, 2011

Driving: USEF Announces Updated 2011 USEF Driver Training Long List

January 10, 2011

From the USEF Driving Department
Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation, Inc. (USEF) is pleased to release the 2011 USEF Driver Training Long List.  The Driver Training Long List is established by the USEF on the

Driving: Tucker S. Johnson Will Be Honored With The 2011 Whitney Stone Cup from USET Foundation

S Tucker Johnson (USA), WEG 2010  Individual Bronze Medalist   (Nan Rawlins Photo)
 Press Release 10 January 2010
Gladstone, NJ - January 10, 2011 - The United States Equestrian Team Foundation is pleased to announce that Combined Drivers Tucker S. Johnson of Hobe Sound, Florida, is the recipient of the 2011 Whitney Stone Cup. The award is presented annually to an active competitor who displays consistent excellence in international competition and high standards of sportsmanlike conduct while serving as an ambassador for the United States and equestrian sport. Johnson is a tremendously accomplished driver who helped lead the United States to a Team Silver Medal as well as receiving an Individual Bronze Medal during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

 This is the second year that Johnson has received the Whitney Stone Cup, after being awarded the prestigious honor in 2001. Johnson now plans to retire from the competitive sport as he spent 2010 achieving many milestones. Along with other achievements, Johnson guided his Four-In-Hand team to a second place finish at the Land Rover International Driving Grand Prix at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in May.

Eventing: British Eventing Announces New BE Chairman

New BE Chairman Amanda Ratcliffe (Photo courtesy British Eventing)
Media Release
10th January 2011

We are extremely pleased to announce that the BE Board have elected Amanda Ratcliffe as Chairman of the Board of British Eventing. Amanda previously served as a co-opted Board Director from 2007 to 2008 and was re-elected in November 2010.