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Leslie Mintz - USEA Staff

Ian Stark has been designing the courses at Rebecca Farm since 2011 and each year he has expanded, innovated, and created breathtaking courses. Stark is quick to give credit to course builder, Bert Wood for his fantastic carpentry skills and creativity. Since Wood has recently earned his course design license he is now designing alongside Stark through the one-star level.
Original Post Date: 07/20/2017 - 13:09   |   Last Updated: 2017:07:20 13:55:39

It was a full day of veterinary inspections at The Event at Rebecca Farm starting with the USEA Classic Series Novice and Training Three-Days at 10:00 a.m. and running all the way through the CCI3* at 3:00 p.m.
Original Post Date: 07/19/2017 - 20:55   |   Last Updated: 2017:07:19 23:05:50

Located in Yelm, Washington (Area VII), Aspen Farms runs two USEA recognized events each year in June and September with 300 competitors each. They are the only event in Washington state to host an Advanced level event. This year the fall event is the Area VII Championships and part of the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series. Learn more about Aspen Farms on their website.
Original Post Date: 07/13/2017 - 08:11   |   Last Updated: 2017:07:13 08:11:07

For the second year in a row the U.S. team has won the only FEI Nations Cup™ eventing competition held outside of Europe. Following the first phase of competition, the U.S. sat with only a 1.1 point lead over Canada, but with some trouble for the Canadians in show jumping the team from Great Britain moved into second and the U.S. extended its lead by 12.5 points. Cross-country proved to be an influential finale with only two of the British riders finishing the course and dropping the team out of contention, Canada slotting back into second, and the U.S.
Original Post Date: 07/09/2017 - 15:33   |   Last Updated: 2017:07:09 15:40:21

The Area VII Young Rider Benefit Horse Trials is held annually in August in Centralia, Washington as a fundraiser for the Area VII Young Rider Program. The event offers levels from Preliminary through Starter and also hosts USEA Young Event Horse and Future Event Horse classes. 
Original Post Date: 07/05/2017 - 14:20   |   Last Updated: 2017:07:06 08:38:15

Located in Billings, Montana (Area VII), Arrowhead Horse Trials is one of only two events in the state. The event just ran this past weekend with 73 entries from Intro to Preliminary (and a few Future Event Horse entries as well!) Check out the results from the 2017 event.
Original Post Date: 06/29/2017 - 08:36   |   Last Updated: 2017:06:29 08:39:21

While every Technical Delegate will tell you to sit down and read the USEF Rules For Eventing in its entirety, we know that not all competitors will actually sit down and read the 100+ pages. Well you are in luck! The USEA is breaking down the Rulebook page by page and today we are starting with EV106: Entries and Withdrawals. Text has been taken directly from the USEF Rules For Eventing, with emphasis added by the USEA.EV106 Entries - Withdrawals
Original Post Date: 06/28/2017 - 08:34   |   Last Updated: 2017:06:28 08:37:50

The Lady Rider of the Year Trophy, donated by June McKnight, is named for Essie Perkins who was a leader in the growth of eventing in the United States. Along with her husband Read and daughters Beth and Bea (now di Grazia), Essie was part of America’s most prominent and earliest eventing families. In addition to breeding, riding and training event horses, the Perkins family ran a horse trials at their Huntington Farm in Vermont. On June 14, 1978, Essie passed away from cancer following a valiant battle and the trophy is perpetually awarded in her honor.
Original Post Date: 06/27/2017 - 08:05   |   Last Updated: 2017:06:27 08:05:18

For the past six years over 75 Rebecca Broussard Developing International Rider Grants have been awarded to assist in the development of world-class event riders. From travelling to the Event at Rebecca Farm to training and competing across the country and overseas, the grants have helped offset expenses as riders pursue their eventing dreams of representing the U.S. at international competition.
Original Post Date: 06/14/2017 - 13:34   |   Last Updated: 2017:06:23 11:56:41

For the Heart of the Carolinas, the Training Three-Day, Novice Three-Day and Beginner Novice Three-Day are just more divisions – they are the heart of the competition. Southern 8ths Farm in Chesterfield, S.C. is determined to keep the USEA Classic Series alive and thriving with their ace team of volunteers and officials.Beginner Novice Three-Day
Original Post Date: 06/13/2017 - 08:53   |   Last Updated: 2017:06:13 08:53:27


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