Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series

Series Mission

The Adequan USEA Gold Cup kicked off in 2004 with the goal of creating an exciting format of upper level competition and greater promotion of the sport of eventing. 

Today, the series consists of 11 qualifying competitions at the Advanced and CIC3* levels which culminate at the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, September 25-28 in Tyler, Texas. The $40,000 Adequan Advanced division serves as the Gold Cup Championship division at the AEC, and the winner of the division will be named the 2014 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Champion. 

2014 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Qualifiers

The rider must complete at least one Gold Cup qualifier on a *Qualifying Score to be eligible to compete in the AEC Advanced division. As of 2014, qualified riders may ride any Advanced level horse at the Gold Cup Final! 

*Qualifying Score: End on a numerical score at any of the qualifiers with no more than 20 jump penalties on cross-country.

Plantation Field CIC3* | September 20-23, 2013| Unionville, PA
Woodside International CIC3* | October 4-6, 2013| Woodside, CA
Red Hills CIC3* | March 5-9, 2014 | Tallahassee, FL
Carolina International CIC3* | March 21-23, 2014 | Raeford, NC
Galway Downs CIC3* | March 28-30, 2014 | Temecula, CA
The Fork Horse Trials CIC3* | April 3-6, 2014 | Norwood, NC
Chattahoochee Hills CIC3* | May 15-18, 2014 | Fairburn, GA
Rebecca Farm CIC3* | July 23-27, 2014 | Kalispell, MT
Millbrook H.T. Advanced | July 31 - August 3, 2014 | Millbrook, NY
Richland Park CIC3* | August 21-24, 2014 | Richland, MI
Aspen Farms Advanced | September 5-7, 2014 | Yelm, WA

Gold Cup Final

Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships $40,000 Adequan Advanced Division | September 25-28 | Tyler, TX

For more information on the Gold Cup Series or USEA sponsorship, contact Rob Burk at

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