Equine Journal (March 2014)

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Who’s Got

TALENT? A Guide to USEA’s

Young Event

HORSE PROGRAM

he Young Event Horse (YEH) Program of the United States Eventing Association (USEA) is described by the organization as an “equestrian talent search” because it seeks to find equine athletes capable of competing at the highest levels of the sport. According to the program’s official desccription, the “goal of the Seriess is to choose the youngster thatt possesses the talent an nd mind set, and who with prop per trainin ng, will excel in the upp permost levvels of the eventing world.” 60 0

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BY CHRISTINA KEIM

| March 2014

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