To kick off the Organizers Open Forum at the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention, Robert Winter provided a report to the organizers in attendance on Xentry and invited organizers to provide feedback on some of the changes that have been implemented.
The following individuals received their USEF Eventing Officials License or were promoted by the USEF Licensed Officials Committee (LOC) at their meeting in April, 2018. The USEA is delighted to see new officials joining the eventing community and we encourage organizers to reach out to these officials for their future events.
“The good old days” have made a comeback through The United States Eventing Association’s (USEA) revitalization of the long format three-day event in the USEA Classic Series. Roads and tracks, steeplechase, vet boxes, formal horse inspections, and three phases taking place over three days are all adrenaline-pumping elements of USEA Classic Series events.
The Chattahoochee Hills Horse Trials in Fairburn, Ga. (Area III) hosts six USEA recognized competitions a year offering Beginner Novice through Advanced levels and also hosts an international event every spring that offers CIC*, CIC2*, and CIC3* levels. Chattahoochee Hills also hosts several unrecognized schooling shows a year as part of their Southeastern Schooling Show Series.
Key to any organized event are the Organizer and Secretary. There is no licensing program to be an Organizer or Secretary, but these are jobs for which any candidate should be well prepared.
Former USEA President and Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Kyra Stuart, reflects on making the disappointing decision to call off the 2013 Cosequin Stuart Horse Trials.