• Eventing Nation Watch the replay of @DuttonEventing and Mr Candyman's winning performance @PlantationField on @USEFNetwork https://t.co/iWpPfxJTO4 Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/24/2016 12:54:37 PM
  • USEF Network Watch Olympic Bronze Medalist @DuttonEventing ride Mr. Candyman to win the CIC3* @PlantationField!… https://t.co/xDh1jLOUg1 9/22/2016 5:00:16 PM
  • EquiRatings Great work by @jenniautry on the Live Stream. Really enjoyable afternoon watching @PlantationField https://t.co/sZreowUmjW Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/18/2016 4:16:35 PM
  • USEF Network .@DuttonEventing and Mr. Candyman win the CIC3* @PlantationField! https://t.co/jBkb2yuw9j 9/18/2016 4:09:22 PM
  • USEF Network Ryan Wood and Powell over the big shelter at 5 and open oxer at 6 @PlantationField https://t.co/0Nmw46iJsF 9/18/2016 3:02:10 PM
  • USEF Network .@DuttonEventing and Z through the keyhole @PlantationField! Watch live https://t.co/i8tJDp1FIR https://t.co/yjve4hPjVY 9/18/2016 2:15:33 PM
  • Eventing Nation Phillip Dutton has his first of three rides in the CIC3* home clear with time on Z #PlantationField Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/18/2016 2:13:23 PM
  • Cheri G Too rainy to ride, but not too rainy to watch #PlantationField cross-country -- thanks @USEFNetwork 🐴👍🏼 Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/18/2016 1:27:53 PM
  • U.S. Eventing #PlantationField CIC3* times have been pushed back - XC will now begin at 1pm. Follow scores here: https://t.co/NTekiJqOp4 Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/18/2016 12:33:58 PM
  • Eventing Nation The @PlantationField CIC3* cross country has been moved to 1:00 p.m. EST. Watch live on @USEFNetwork! https://t.co/WKAyY8BF1Y Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/18/2016 12:33:17 PM

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Dr. Midge Leitch 1946-2014

RELEASE: February 17, 2014
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: USEF Communications Department

Lexington, Ky.- We mourn the loss of a great veterinarian and personality in equestrian sport in the United States. Dr. Midge Leitch passed away on February 15, 2014 following a long illness.

Leitch was a longtime member of the United States Equestrian Team having served at team veterinarian for numerous dressage and driving teams in addition to lending her expertise to eventing teams. She accompanied many U.S. teams on international trips including medal winning efforts at Pan American Games, World Championships and Olympic Games.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine, Leitch was the owner of the Londonderry Equine Clinic in addition to serving as a Faculty Member, Professor, and Head of Radiology at the New Bolton Center. A loyal supporter of equestrian sport and veterinary medicine, she was a member of the USEF Veterinary Committee, Member and Chairwoman of the Welfare Committee of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.

“Midge was a passionate horsewoman and a very well respected member of both the Federation’s Veterinary and Equine Drugs and Medications Committees.  Her tireless effort, dedication and contribution to the welfare of the horse will forever be remembered.” said Stephen Schumacher, DVM, USEF Drugs and Medication Chief Administrator.

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