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Promoting International Excellence
Building for the future
USET FOUNDATION Mission
The USET Foundation supports the competition, training, coaching, travel and educational needs of America’s elite and developing International High Performance horses and athletes in partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation.
The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team Takes Third at 2019 FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ France by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | May 19, 2019, 4:45 PM EST Compiègne, France – After two days of strong performances at the 2019 FEI Dressage...
by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media Xalapa, Mexico – May 5, 2019 – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team claimed silver in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Mexico on Sunday during the CSIO5* Coapexpan. Mexico claimed gold and Canada took bronze. Richard...
Lexington, Ky. – Following a bronze-medal performance in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ USA, the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team will aim for a strong finish in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Mexico on Sunday. Two events remain in the North America, Central America,...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA - April 8, 2019 - The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation announced today it will host a fundraising event at the beautiful Pomponio Ranch in Rancho Santa Fe, California on Friday, April 26, 2019. Dubbed the Spring Soirée, the evening...
The specific purpose for dressage is to develop a horse’s natural athletic ability and maximize its suppleness and attentiveness, all the while fostering ultimate harmony between horse and rider.
Somewhat comparable to a human triathlon, the discipline of eventing was historically developed to test the skills required of the working military mount — athleticism, agility, bravery, speed and endurance.
The primary focus of para-dressage sport is to provide educational and competitive opportunities for athletes with physical disabilities. In competition, each athlete is classified according to their functional ability.
Combined driving is designed to test a horse’s or a team’s speed, stamina, obedience, and athleticism, in three distinct and demanding phases usually held over the course of three days.
A reining competition essentially shows off the skills and athletic abilities necessary in the working ranch horse. Horses needed to be sturdy, quick, responsive, and agile to be able to herd and move cattle and other livestock across the range.
As its name implies, the discipline of endurance tests a horse’s fitness and stamina, and a rider’s horsemanship skills, in a long-distance competitive format where the condition of the horse is paramount.
“Funding received from the USET Foundation has made it possible for riders like myself to realize our dreams at the highest levels of equestrian sport. This financial support is the cornerstone to achieving international success for our top rides and horses.”McLain Ward, Jumping Athlete
how your donations help
Contributions made to the USET Foundation directly support the grants that the Foundation makes to the Federation for the High Performance programs. Annually, the USET Foundation awards grants covering more than 50% of the High Performance program budget. Donors may give an unrestricted gift or restrict their gift to a specific discipline.