United States Eventing Association, Inc. - US National Combined Training, Horse Trials: Dressage, Cross Country, Show Jumping

Adult Riders Program

The USEA Adult Rider Program is for all adults, age 22 years and older, professional or amateur. It is about including adults across all skill and experience levels, in a supportive program that promotes education, communication, recognition and just plain fun. Adult Rider programs promote good sportsmanship and horsemanship, fun and safety for all levels of riding. Come join the fun and learn about what your Adult Rider program offers you.


To increase adult rider participation in eventing by providing education and recognition and offering communication and camaraderie.


  • Design and provide educational programs for adults.
  • Increase & encourage volunteer envolvment and education.
  • Increase the number of adult rider participants in eventing.
  • Support the Area Adult Rider programs.
  • Address issues relating to the Adult Team Challenge.
  • Increase awareness of adult education funding opportunities.
  • Compile cook book recipes to be sold by the Area Adult Rider committees for fundraising purposes.
  • Supporting the American Eventing Championships through riding or volunteering.


  • Select sites for Adult Team Challenge.
  • Expand Adult Team Competition by 15%.
  • Ensure that every program in the country offers adult riders an educational program.

Adult Rider Committee Chairman: Cindy DePorter

Adult Rider programs are in each of the ten Areas around the country.

Latest News

August 1, 2013
Peggy Moore and Mallory Hogan don’t have much in common. Moore is a middle-aged adult amateur that owns and runs a boarding and training facility, Graceland Equestrian Center; Hogan is a 12-year-old trying to balance schoolwork with riding her pony. Aside from being eventers, there are few personal similarities between these two.
April 18, 2013
Chris Stafford interviews Lynn Cronin who is an amateur eventer from Area VIII in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Lynn combines her professional career as a Cardiologist with her love of the sport while being a wife and mother. Find out how.
February 7, 2013
Join the Adult Riders Program and enjoy all the fun and educational activities this dynamic group has to offer. Check out what each Area’s Adult Riders were up to in 2012, plus what is in store for 2013. Thanks to Adult Riders Chair Cindy DePorter for her dedication to the program and assistance in compiling this report.
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