Jun 27, 2022

Steve and Vicki Sukup Prove that You Always Win When You Bet on the Rider

What happens to a dream deferred? Steve and Vicki Sukup wouldn’t know, because frankly, that’s not their style. Steve is the president and CEO of family-owned Sukup Manufacturing, and also happens to be the co-owner of another Iowan delight—Mo Donegal, the Belmont Stakes winner who was dressed in white carnations earlier this month. Steve and his wife Vicki also have another equine connection who is pretty well known in the eventing world: Elisa Wallace.

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Jun 26, 2022 Profile

Ben Noonan: Learning To Steer Through the Eventing School of Life

Anyone who has ever gone from driving a runaround to taking the wheel of a Ferrari can testify that that there are cars—and then, there are cars. Ben Noonan had a similar epiphany on horseback when he went from riding a trail horse over cross-country fences to riding an eventer. “I didn’t really understand why everyone liked eventing so much,” said Ben, now 18 and on the cusp of a professional career, “until I was riding an event horse.”

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Jun 25, 2022 Education

Three Ways to Expand Community through Competitions

From the tadpole division at the local starter horse trials through the CCI5* at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day, equestrian competition brings people together. At every level, horse shows can expand community and foster growth for the sport of eventing.

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Jun 24, 2022 AEC

Auburn Laboratories Returns as Silver Level Sponsor of the 2022 AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce the renewed partnership with Auburn Laboratories, Inc. as a Silver Level Sponsor of the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). Auburn Laboratories will provide gift certificates for one bottle of APF to the top three winners in every AEC division. This year’s AEC will be held August 30-September 4 at the beautiful Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.

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Jun 24, 2022 Convention

Save The Date for the 2022 USEA Convention and Hall of Fame Celebration!

The 2022 United States Eventing Association (USEA) Annual Meeting and Convention will be a special year celebrating eventing in the historical city of Savannah, Georgia. Taking place December 7-11, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Savannah Hotel, the USEA will also be celebrating the 8th Eventing Hall of Fame in true southern style.

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Jun 23, 2022 Competitions

Weekend Quick Links: June 25-26

Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.

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Jun 23, 2022 Young Event Horse

The Race to Le Lion Is On! Which Horses are Eligible for the Holekamp/Turner Grant?

The marathon to Mondial du Lion is in the home stretch. For the past two years, horses competing in the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) series are nearing the end of one of the most unique and trying qualifying periods in the sport’s history. Following the difficulties the COVID-19 pandemic presented to eventers and other equestrians alike during the 2020 and 2021 seasons, athletes and breeders are eager to jet off to the 2022 FEI Eventing World Breeding Championships for Young Horses at Mondial du Lion in Le Lion d’Angers, France.

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Jun 22, 2022 Competitions

Waredaca Classic Three Day Event Announces 2022 Road to the Three Day Challenge

The Waredaca Classic Three Day Event is excited to announce the 2022 Road to the Three Day Challenge. The Road to the Classic is paved with preparation, and these participating events offer an ideal path to success.

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Jun 22, 2022 AEC

Athletux Returns as a Partner to Provide Commentary at the USEA AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce the partnership with Athletux for this year’s USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds. Athletux will join as a Bronze Level Sponsor and the Official Commentary Provider for the 2022 AEC. This year’s AEC will be held August 31-September 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.

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Jun 22, 2022 USEA Foundation

Going Forward USEA Member's Grants to Return for Three Years

In 2020, Eventing was going through its toughest year ever with events cancelled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Very few grants requiring a current competition record were awarded. Enter Beth Lendrum, a Rebecca Chaney Broussard Grant Committee member. Beth wanted to keep USEA members involved and looking forward to all the ways they could be involved in the sport, and not necessarily on the back of a horse.

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Jun 21, 2022 Association News

Beware of Phishing Attempts and Other Types of Fraud

Please always remain vigilant when it comes to sending any personal communications via email or text. Every year we receive reports of members and leaders of our sport receiving phishing attempts both online and by phone. These are often communications disguised as being sent from USEA staff or other leaders. As the years go on, the phishing attempts appear to be more directed and tailored.

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