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Leesburg, Virginia – The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Board of Governors is pleased to announce the availability of funds for safety and educational projects. The Board is committed to finding innovative endeavors which will improve safety, offer new educational opportunities for USEA members and advance the sport of eventing.
Original Post Date: 03/28/2017 - 10:00   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:28 10:28:00

The United States Eventing Association, Inc.
Original Post Date: 03/21/2017 - 13:51   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:21 13:57:09

With just a hair over two months to go until the second annual USEA Intercollegiate Championship, schools up and down the east coast (and farther!) are buzzing with excitement. Held again at the Virginia Horse Trials May 25-28, Event Organizer Andy Bowles joins us on the podcast to share all the details of the championship and give us a preview of all the excitement the VHT team has planned. Listen to hear what’s in store and who is coming! 
Original Post Date: 03/20/2017 - 13:56   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:28 14:30:01

The warm up at a competition can often feel overwhelming. With horses circling, steward’s calling, and adrenaline pumping, it can be hard recalling all the proper etiquette, so it’s best to review before you head to the show! Following these guidelines can help the competition run more smoothly and safely for everyone.
Original Post Date: 03/20/2017 - 09:22   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:20 11:59:31

Attention all new USEA members who have registered and paid accounts through February 20, 2017. Due to an unforeseen circumstance, there has been an issue with the printing of membership cards. Because of this, you may not have yet received your membership packet, but all new member materials have been shipped and should arrive in the coming days. If you still do not receive your membership packet in the coming weeks, please contact Jennifer Hardwick at [email protected] or 703-669-9993.
Original Post Date: 03/15/2017 - 11:32   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:15 12:04:22

Gretchen Butts, Chair of the USEA Classic Series Committee, joins us on the podcast to give a few updates on their efforts in growing long formats around the country. Have you every considered competing in a long format event? Have a listen to learn more.  To learn more, visit the Classic Series page on our website for competition dates and resources. 
Original Post Date: 03/14/2017 - 12:06   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:28 14:30:01

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is currently searching for qualified applicants for the position of Marketing Assistant OR Coordinator (depending on experience) at the Association’s headquarters in Leesburg, Virginia. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Communications, are encouraged to apply. Knowledge and experience with eventing and equestrian sport is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Original Post Date: 03/07/2017 - 11:08   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:21 13:56:51

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week was a whirlwind with USEA’s Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP), Future Event Horse Program (FEH) and Young Event Horse Program (YEH) teaming up to offer an ultimate educational symposium in Ocala, Fla. Legendary horseman Chris Ryan, who is known for sourcing some of the most successful event horses in the world like 2008 silver medalist Mckinlaigh, was the lead clinician for the FEH program, and Le Lion d’Angers champion Chris Burton was the lead clinician for the ICP and YEH groups.
Original Post Date: 02/24/2017 - 09:22   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:28 14:30:01

The West Coast season is officially underway with another Galway Downs Winter Horse Trials in the books. We caught up with a few of the winners from last weekend on this podcast. Megan Traynham took home the blue ribbon in the Open Intermediate division adding no jump penalties but 3.6 time in the cross-country and 2 time penalties in the show jumping. She did this with her own Lord Lombardi a 9-year-old Holsteiner gelding by Lordship.
Original Post Date: 02/10/2017 - 10:11   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:28 14:30:01

Competitors please be aware that the “50 Penalty Rule” will not be enforced at National Eventing Competitions in 2017.As the FEI is testing the “50 Penalty Rule,” The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announced to Organizers that they will not be enforcing this rule, which appears in the rulebook under EV141.1 a. 6 and EV142.2 b, by way of a Presidential Modification.
Original Post Date: 02/03/2017 - 15:15   |   Last Updated: 2017:02:09 09:58:56

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