Now organized by the USEA, the 2013 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by VTO Saddlery will offer unparalleled cash and product prizes this year.
Competitors will vie for a piece of the $90,000 in prize money that the USEA has racked up, thanks to our generous sponsors. Additionally, hundreds of thousands of dollars in products will be distributed to first through sixth place finishers, including saddles, helmets, body protectors, boots, blankets, saddle pads, horse feed, magazines, therapeutic products, and more.
This year, the Advanced Championships will become the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced Championships. Competitors will have to qualify by completing one of the designated Gold Cup competitions in order to be eligible for the $40,000 Advanced Championship. The championship is also designated as the USEF National Advanced Horse Trials Championship, the winner of which will recieve the pristigious Jack Le Goff Trophy.
Additionally, the USEA is proud to boast some of the best prizes and most prize money of any event in the U.S. for all levels of eventing. Competitors can also look forward to:
- $15,000 in prize money for Intermediate competitors
- $3,300 in prize money for competitors in all Preliminary, Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice divisions (Horse, Amateur, and Junior/Young Rider)
- Product and/or gift certificate prizes from Dubarry, Adequan, Nutrena Feed, World Equestrian Brands, Fleeceworks, Nunn Finer, Charles Owen, The Chronicle of the Horse, SmartPak Equine, Point Two, Back on Track, VTO Saddlery, and more will be distributed throughout ALL levels!
Other awards distributed at the AEC include the Maui Jim Young Rider Trophy, Col. Paul M. Wimert Trophy, A. Martin Simensen Trophy, Eastern DeBroke Trophy, Lloyd Trophy, Rebecca Farm Trophy, Western DeBroke Trophy, Overlook Farm Eventing Trophy, Fork Stables Trophy, Captain Mark Phillips Pony Rider Award, Sally O’Connor Trophy, Edward Harris Memorial Trophy, Erin’s Shamrock Trophy, Broadstone Trophy, Norhorniak-Broadus Family Trophy, and the Gobi Trophy.