Welcome to our WE News section

This page is where you can come to learn more about events going on throughout the USAWE community, to read reports from the different regional directors and committees, and review the published Board of Directors’ meeting minutes.

We encourage you to bookmark this page and check back often to stay connected with all the wonderful things going on in the organization. 

Go directly to specific categories within our USA WE News by clicking on the links. Here you will find all posts to date. Or scroll down to see our most current posts in each of the different News sections.

USAWE News Categories

USAWE Committee Reports

June 2022

Membership Committee Current number of USAWE members: 843 (of which 78 are Juniors) Region 1 - 223 Region 2 - 224 Region 3 - 53 Region 4 - 47 Region 5 - 107 Region 6 - 108 Region 7 - 69 Int - 12...

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May 2022

Membership Committee Current number of USAWE members: 775 (63 Juniors) Region 1: 205 Region 2: 204 Region 3: 50 Region 4: 46 Region 5: 90 Region 6: 103 Region 7: 65 Int: 12 Number of recorded...

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April 2022

Membership Committee Current number of USAWE members: 712 Current number of Youth members: 60 Region 1 - 194 Region 2 - 177 Region 3 - 47 Region 4 - 46 Region 5 - 84 Region 6 - 97 Region 7 - 56...

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USAWE Meeting Minutes

USAWE Member Spotlights

USAWE Newsletters

June 2022 E-News

President's Letter By: Barbara PriceDear USAWE Members, “Some people want it to happen, some people wish it would happen, others make it happen.” I love this quote by sports great Michael Jordan. It...

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May 2022 E-News

President's Letter By: Barbara PriceDear USAWE Members, We’re all USAWE Brand Ambassadors This month I’d like to take a little different tack and focus on marketing and promotion. Its importance is...

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April 2022 E-News

President's Letter By: Barbara PriceDear USAWE Members, This month’s letter is unique in that it is about a topic that requires little narrative other than the announcement itself. It’s with great...

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USAWE Regional Reports

Region 1 Reports

R1 Dec. 2021

REGION 1 By: Heather Humelbaugh Hello to Region 1! I am working on getting up to speed with this whole director thing! I’ve signed in to official email and have scheduled my first zoom meeting with...

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R1 Nov. 2021

REGION 1 By: Kristine Strasburger There’s not much news to report from Region 1 other than we are all expectantly awaiting the results of the election to see who the new Region 1 Director is going...

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R1 Oct. 2021

REGION 1 By: Kristine Strasburger The big news for Region 1 this month is that we finally have an Affiliate Organization in Alaska!  Woohoo!  Let’s all give a big cheer and a round of support to...

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Region 2 Reports

R2 Jan. 2022

REGION 2 By: Robin Bond  Congratulations to all of the competitors from 2021. A fabulous year for USAWE. The leaderboards will be finalized shortly, if they are not already, so look for those year...

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R2 Oct. 2021

REGION 2 By: Robin Bond Hello USAWE members! With the weather cooling off rapidly, Region 2 has a flurry of year end activity. First, the Region 2 Championship Show: A  huge thank you to Amanda...

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R2 Sept. 2021

REGION 2 By: Robin Bond Hello USAWE members! Region 2 is buzzing with activity! Many of you have been showing to get qualifying scores for the Regional Championship Show. We would love to welcome...

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Region 3 Reports

R3 May 2022

REGION 3 By: Chris Stanko Colorado Working Equitation Happenings May 14 - The 2nd Up you Game series was excellent June 4 - #3 of series Up Your Game with Chris and Kitty June 5 - Ride a Test at...

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R3 April 2022

REGION 3 By: Chris Stanko Weather is finally starting to get better in Region 3. Spring has sprung and is really trying to take hold. Kansas had a great clinic with 13 riders. Marie Maloney was the...

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R3 March 2022

REGION 3 By: Chris Stanko Weather in Region 3 is still crazy. It’s hard to plan and carry it through. We are very flexible. Yay for Daylight Savings! In Colorado: Clinics March 26th, WE - Up Your...

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Region 4 Reports

R4 Jan. 2022

REGION 4 By: Kiki Pantaze The 22 season is shaping up to have a lot of opportunities in Texas and Oklahoma. This will give competitors a chance to qualify for the Central Zone Zone Championship show...

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R4 Sept. 2021

REGION 4 By: Kike Pantaze The fall is looking to be fantastic in Region 4 with the Haras Cup and IALHA events along with the Heart of Texas show series and schooling shows. The prize list for Haras...

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R4 August 2021

REGION 4 By: Kiki Pantaze Hello, Members of Region 4! Things are ramping up for a fun Fall season of rated shows in Texas. I hope that some competitors from the other states in Region 4 and beyond...

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Region 5 Reports

R5 May 2022

REGION 5 By: Becky Sherven Spring (and summer, so it seems) are in full swing, which means we are starting to see more clinics and shows here in Region 5!  If you haven’t already, check out and...

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R5 Feb. 2022

REGION 5 By: Becky Sherven The USAWE 2021 Show Season results were released just a couple of weeks ago, which included National, Regional and Breed Awards.  Congratulations again to all on a...

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R5 Jan. 2022

REGION 5 By: Becky Sherven Happy New Year Region 5! We are certainly off to a cold start this year. I hope everyone is staying as warm as they can and still managing some time with their ponies. ...

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Region 6 Reports

R6 May 2022

REGION 6 By: Kim Hillyer Hello region 6 members!  We’ve had a great start to the spring season.  Lots of riding weather, and some shows and great clinics under our belts so far.  I just love seeing...

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R6 March 2022

REGION 6 By: Kim Hillyer Hello Region 6 members. I hope everyone is getting to ride and prepare for a great year with Working Equitation.  There are a lot of activities listed on the Events page of...

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R6 Feb. 2022

REGION 6 By: Kim Hillyer Hello Region 6 members.  Depending on where you are, you’ve been getting these warm weather teasers.  It sure gets people excited about getting out on their horses.  The...

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Region 7 Reports

R7 Feb. 2022

REGION 7 By: Rebecca Algar Region 7 has a lot of events planned for this year- training days, clinics, schooling shows and rated shows- all dates are on our Region 7 page. Our Zone Championship will...

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R7 Oct. 2021

REGION 7 By: Rebecca Algar Greetings from Region 7 Some upcoming events scheduled to keep you all busy- remember, you can learn as much if not more by auditing, if you can't ride. Let's show our...

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R7 Sept. 2021

REGION 7 By: Rebecca Algar This is what's going on in Region 7 right now The Etowah Riding Club is having a 2nd Working Equitation Obstacle Phase Play Day on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 10:00...

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USAWE Logo design by Alexandra Crippen of Crippen Designs.

The logo represents the four trials of Working Equitation and highlights the diversity for which the sport is known in the United States. 

  • The first image depicts a mule, being ridden in western tack and attire in the Dressage trial.
  • The second image showcases an Iberian horse in traditional Iberian tack and attire performing in the EOH trial.
  • The third image shows a horse of indeterminate breeding and a rider in English tack and attire, competing in the Speed trial.
  • Together, all three riders represent a team competing together in the Cattle trial. Although the cow is not shown directly, the three teammates are working in concert. The image is intended to elicit the feeling of excitement and movement as the team moves their designated cow toward the holding pen to the far right, off the page. (Think of it as a "silent cow", much as the letter "e" at the end of a word is often referred to as "the silent 'e'" in recognition of its existence without being read aloud).

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