EVENTING 2016-2026: USEA to Hold Sport Summit at the Annual Meeting and Convention


The sport of Eventing has undergone dramatic changes in the last 10-15 years. The loss of the Classic long format has changed the type of horses required to excel, FEI rules and increased qualification criteria has seen a proliferation of CICs, which in turn impacts national horse trials at all levels. Rules to improve safety of both horse and rider have increased participation costs for riders.

Rookies Rise to the CIC3* Challenge and Seasoned Pairs Shine in the Advanced at Richland Park


The first Adequan USEA Gold Cup qualifier for the 2017 season kicked off today in Richland, Mich. as competitors performed their tests alongside rows of Richland Park’s iconic corn fields. The qualifying period for this year’s Adequan Gold Cup Final ended August 22, so competitors with a smart round here will be eligible to go head-to-head for the $40,000 purse next year.

CIC3* Division

Safety Takes Center Stage at 2016 USEA Board of Governors Summer Meeting


The summer meeting of the USEA Board of Governors was held last week in Dulles, Virginia. With full representation of the Board plus quite a few staff members, it was a productive meeting as this dedicated group of volunteers discussed a variety of topics and worked towards solutions.

Tryon International Equestrian Center to Host "Sounds of Nashville" Concert presented by Coca Cola® on Saturday, September 3!


Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) is celebrating the culmination of the Nutrena® USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Land Rover from Wednesday, August 31, through Sunday, September 4, with a free "Sounds of Nashville" concert presented by Coca Cola® on Saturday, Sept. 3. "Raised by the Radio" star Mitch Rossell, who has opened for the legendary Garth Brooks, is headlining the concert at 8:00 p.m.

Gold Cup Fast Facts: Richland Park Horse Trials


The USEA is on the ground in Richland, Mich. for this Gold Cup CIC3* and Advanced Qualifier at Richland Park. Competitors with a solid completion here this weekend will be qualified for the 2017 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Championship at the 2017 USEA American Eventing Championships. Here’s all the links and information you'll need to follow along. 

GumBits to Provide Prizes for All AEC Divisions


The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce GumBits has returned as a Prize Level sponsor at the 2016 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover (AEC).  GumBits has generously agreed to provide prizes for all AEC prize bags.  This year’s AEC will be held August 31-September 4, 2016 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina.


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