The Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover (AEC) is the pinnacle of the sport for the national levels. Held annually, this event draws together the best competitors from across the country vying for national titles from the Beginner Novice through the Advanced level. This year's AEC is being held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, N.C. August 31-September 4, 2016. Here's all the info you need:
Thursday, Sept. 1
8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. EST - intermediate dressage
Sunday, Sept. 4
11:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. EST - advanced stadium
PHC’s Event College
The Event College is a special series designed to educate competitors as well as the general public about the sport of eventing. Get hands-on about grooming, learn the best way to walk cross-country and understand the intricacies of warm up with the best professionals in the country!
“Tuition” for the Event College is FREE. All are welcome to come learn more about eventing! Click here for the schedule.
Test Drive A Land Rover!
Spectators will be given the opportunity to test drive the newest range of Land Rover vehicles on a specifically designed off-road demonstration course. The course is on the far side of the derby field - keep a look out for those Land Rovers as they navigate the sharp hillside! Not forgetting the younger members in attendance, Land Rover is also providing a fleet of electric powered replicas of the iconic Land Rover models for children aged four to ten, to drive on a miniature off-road course. Check in outside the General Store in the Legends Plaza.
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