Competitions

Apr 13, 2024

Now On Course: AEC Dreaming After a 30-Year Hiatus with Kelly O'Brien

Kelly O’Brien has her eye on a prize. “Pretty much the rest of this season will be targeted towards getting fired up for the AEC,” says O’Brien, 54. She and B E Never Say Never, a 19-year-old Dutch Warmblood, have qualified for the 2024 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds already, thanks to decisively winning all three of their 2024 outings thus far.

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Apr 12, 2024 Resources

Heads Up Competitors! Important Information Surrounding Entry Form and Liability Waiver Requirements for USEA/USEF Eventing Competitions

When aiming to compete in a United States Eventing Association (USEA) recognized competition (national competition or international competition), licensed or endorsed by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), understanding and fulfilling the specific requirements for entry forms and liability waivers is crucial.

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Apr 10, 2024 Classic Series

Qualification Reminders for the 2024 Classic Three-Day Series

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is gearing up for another exciting year of Classic Series competition, which means it is the perfect time to review the qualification requirements for participation in these nostalgic events. In 2023, the Classic Three-Day Event Task Force successfully updated the qualification requirements for competing in all levels of the Classic Series to allow more members to experience the thrill of the chase. Keep reading if you are interested in entering one of seven Classic Three-Days offered across the country this year!

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Apr 08, 2024 Competitions

USEA Podcast #358: The Kiwis Have Come to Kentucky

In this week's episode, Russell chats with New Zealand riders Matthew Grayling and Monica Spencer, both of whom have spent the start of the year competing in the U.S. in preparations for Kentucky. Hear all about how Grayling balances a dairy operation and his eventing goals at the age of 60, why Spencer is now calling the U.S. her home base, and so much more in our Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event preview episode!

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Apr 04, 2024 Interscholastic

One Month Until to the 2024 Intercollegiate & Interscholastic Eventing Championships

The 2024 USEA Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Eventing Championships are fast approaching, and time is running out for program members to secure their spot at this epic event. For the first time, the Intercollegiate and inaugural IEL Championships will be hosted on the same weekend at the Stable View Local Charities H.T. in Aiken, South Carolina, on May 4-5, and the organizers are pulling out every stop to make this an unforgettable experience for all involved! The event has a maximum capacity of 400 entries, so don’t wait to add your name to the list of confirmed competitors.

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Mar 31, 2024 Competitions

Phillips and Oskar Are Victorious in CCI4*-S at The Event at TerraNova

Alyssa Phillips (USA) of Fort Worth, Texas, won the Galati Yacht Sales CCI4*-S at The Event at TerraNova, presented by B&D Builders, at TerraNova Equestrian Center on Saturday aboard Oskar (Coriando x Nicole), a 15-year-old Holsteiner gelding. She also won the Open Preliminary division with Keep Calm (Biscayo x Beauty), a 9-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, and placed third in The Estates at TerraNova CCI3*-S with Cornelius Bo (Concours Complet x Charlotte), a 10-year-old Hanoverian gelding. Phillips owns all three horses.

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Mar 30, 2024 Competitions

Smith and Mai Baum Seal the Deal in Galway Downs CCI4*-S

Horses and riders were undaunted by the condensed schedule mandated by Saturday's heavy rain forecast. They embraced an unusually busy day of competition to close out the Galway Downs International Horse Trials with super sport and high spirits.

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Mar 30, 2024 Competitions

Alyssa Phllips and Oskar Surge Ahead After Show Jumping in CCI4*-S at The Event at TerraNova

Alyssa Phillips (USA) of Fort Worth, Texas, took the lead after show jumping Friday in the CCI4*-S division in The Event at TerraNova, presented by B&D Builders, featuring the Galati Yacht Sales CCI4*-S at TerraNova Equestrian Center. She deftly piloted Oskar (Coriando x Nicole), her 15-year-old Holsteiner gelding, who stood in second after Thursday’s dressage, across course designer Chris Barnard’s flowing four-star course.

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Mar 29, 2024 Competitions

Leslie Law Seizes the Lead after Dressage in CCI4*-S at The Event at TerraNova

Olympian Leslie Law (GBR) of Ocala, Florida, took a firm lead after dressage on opening day of The Event at TerraNova, presented by B&D Builders, featuring the Galati Yacht Sales CCI4*-S at TerraNova Equestrian Center. A smooth, steady test on Lady Chatterley (Connor x Jucy), a 13-year-old Holsteiner mare owned by Jackie and Steve Brown, earned Law a score of 28.5. He was among a diverse field of riders from six nations, five of whom, including him, had two horses in the CCI4*-S division.

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Mar 27, 2024 Eventing News

Now On Course: Bondi Beach Brings Tyler Hope During Her Darkest Days

John Lennon famously said that life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. Rebecca Barber Tyler probably would agree.

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Mar 26, 2024 ATC

Adult Team Championships Riders Must Submit Letter of Intent for AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to offer the USEA Adult Team Championships (ATC) at the upcoming USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds. The Adult Team Championships will be offered once again at the Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, Modified and Preliminary levels for members of the USEA Adult Rider Program.

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