US Equestrian Federation Statement on the 2020 Olympic Games

USEF STATEMENT: We have received confirmation that the IOC and Organizing Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games have jointly decided to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games to 2021. While we are all extremely disappointed the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games will not move forward as planned this summer, we fully support the decision to postpone to 2021, prioritizing athlete, staff, and spectator safety and health during this challenging time. We Read more...

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Throwback Thursday: Racing Video of Blackfoot Mystery

We’ve managed to dig up footage of Blackfoot Mystery in action – at the racetrack! He’s #10 (purple silks), and his odds were 40-1. Who would have bet that he’d be heading to the 2016 Olympic Games!

Rio Prep: Red and Shadow Schooling Cross Country Jumps in the Arena After Great Meadow I had a long drive home after a disappointing cross country round with a glance-off at the double corner on Blackfoot Mystery. When something doesn’t go to plan, you ask yourself a million questions like, ‘did he misread the fence?’, ‘did I ride incorrectly?’ or ‘have I focused too much on dressage and show jumping and forgot about the all important cross country?’. I think it was a bit of all three of those issues, but lucky for me Read more...

Thoughts on Olympic Selection

Boyd is back in the USA and has had a couple of days to let it sink in that he's heading to Rio this summer. Here are his thoughts: I was nervously waiting in Germany for the phone to ring on Monday. I knew I was in with a good chance on Blackfoot Mystery, but you obviously never know what the selectors are thinking. I was very pleased and thankful that Red and I got the call-up. He’s been in sterling form this year and I really feel like we’re on track to put in a personal best performance Read more...
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