USEA News

August 24, 2016

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.

The focus of a large portion of the meeting was on safety and safety-related initiatives. The USEA Safety Committee, co-chaired by Vice President of Safety, Sarah Broussard, and President-Elect, Carol Kozlowski, had several updates to share with the rest of the Board and asked for input on others.

August 24, 2016

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. Country music singer Julia Cole, who has opened for country music sensation Hunter Hayes, will go on at 6:30 p.m. General admission to the concert is free and open to the public with gates opening at 5:00 p.m.

August 24, 2016

Congratulations on entering the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships Presented by Land Rover (AEC) at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC)! We would like to remind you of a few items before you arrive.
 
Arrival Paperwork: Upon arrival to TIEC, you will be asked to present a coggins with 12 months, a Health Certificate within 10 days of arrival, and proof of vaccination in compliance of the USEF rules.
 
Early Arrival: If you are arriving before noon Monday, August 29th, please request permission via email to christina@grayareaevents.com.
 

August 24, 2016

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. 

August 23, 2016

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.

August 23, 2016

As competitors from all over the country flock to the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) for the 2016 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover (AEC) next week, Dr. David Marlin shares his advice to make horse transport safer and less stressful for your horse. 

Please also note that all competitors will be required to provide a negative coggins within 12 months, Health Certificate within 10 days of arrival, and proof of vaccination in compliance of the USEF rules. These documents will be checked upon arrival and before entrance to the property. 

August 22, 2016

It may seem as if Europe has cornered the market on producing high-caliber horses for eventing, but the United States is nipping at their heels. In its second year, the Holekamp/Turner Young Event Horse Le Lion d’Angers Grant aims to send the top American produced, and even more ideally American bred, 7-year-old to the FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships this fall. The grant, backed by Dr. Tim and Cheryl Holekamp and Christine Turner, is awarded to the highest-placing Young Event Horse Program (YEH) graduate who is qualified and willing to compete.

A Pathway

August 19, 2016

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce that we will welcome one of the most accomplished riders in modern eventing history, William Fox-Pitt, to be the keynote speaker of the 2016 Annual Meeting and Convention! Mark December 7-11 on your calendar for a chance to hear from this riding legend in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. Visit the Convention Page to start planning your trip today. 

August 18, 2016

In this vey special podcast, Phillip Dutton joins us to recount the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he won an individual bronze medal with the HND Group's Mighty Nice. David O’Connor also joins us to let us know what this Olympics means for Team USA. 

August 18, 2016

The Virginia Eventing and Dressage Team (VEDT) has grown to almost 30 members since its start in 2013.  VEDT welcomes eventers of all levels attending any of the schools at the University of Virginia; current members of the team have successfully competed from the beginner novice through CCI* levels. 

August 17, 2016

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce Point Two Air Vests is now a Silver Level sponsor at the 2016 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover (AEC).  They generously agreed to award ProAir Jackets to the winning riders of each AEC division as well as riders who come closest to the optimum time in the 4 Amateur divisions.  In addition, Point Two has signed on as a Contributing Level Sponsor of the 2016 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention which will be held December 7-11, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

August 16, 2016

The Tryon International Equestrian Center has released the cross-country course maps for the 2016 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover. All levels have been designed by Capt. Mark Phillips. 

Click to view the maps. 

Be sure and watch the drone footage of the galloping lanes on the course. 

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