Aug 14, 2022

The Road to the AEC: A Penny for Possibilities

Finding a penny on heads is pretty lucky, but finding a Penny that has a mane, tail, and talent to boot? Now that’s grounds for an eventing prospect. Mix a little luck and a lot of experience with the right opportunity and that’s the exact recipe that Area VII eventer Jacqueline Cameron found herself smack dab in the middle of in April 2021.

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Aug 13, 2022 AEC

2023 AEC Qualifications to be Strengthened for Kentucky

With less than 20 days remaining until the United States Eventing Association American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds at Rebecca Farm, to date over five hundred entries have been received. Entries for the event close on August 16, 2022. Those entrants in the AEC championship divisions this year are qualifying under the requirements that have been in place for the last several years. However, for those intending to compete at the 2023 AEC in Kentucky, the USEA Board of Governors have approved a strengthening to the qualification requirements.

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Aug 09, 2022 Volunteers

Calling all Volunteers for the 2022 AEC!

Are you interested in getting a front-row seat at the biggest event of the year? Have dreams of horses in the mountains of Montana been galloping through your head? Sign up to volunteer at the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC)! Volunteer positions are open to everyone, including competitors, trainers, owners, friends, and family. The 2022 AEC will take place Aug. 30 - Sept. 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.

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Aug 07, 2022 Education

Pressure Proof with Daniel Stewart: Hurry Up and Wait

Perhaps some of the most troubling, yet common words you’ll ever hear before any class, clinic, or competition are: “sorry folks, we seem to have a delay on course.” You’re perfectly prepared and are ready to perform only to have it all thrown out the wait window. You’ve warmed-up well, arrived at the arena on time and peaked - only to be told to hurry up and wait! Thankfully, you have a plan prepared for this very possibility: your Delay Plan.

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Aug 06, 2022 AEC

Call for Media Credentials and Private Photographer Applications at the 2022 USEA AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to host the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC) at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana. The USEA and Rebecca Farm are proud to partner with Shannon Brinkman as the official show photographer in order to supply competitors with world-class imagery to remember the event.

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Aug 06, 2022 AEC

The Road to the AEC: The Opportunity of a Lifetime for Wildenschild

I grew up in Denmark and am a mature rider who was a very active horse person from the age of four and into my early 20s. I did not really ride for 30 years after that, but I am now on the road to the USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC) at Rebecca Farm!

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Aug 04, 2022 AEC

Past, Present, and Future of the USEA American Eventing Championships

A goal to be reached, the ultimate display of partnership and trust, a milestone to be remembered. Since the inaugural USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) held in 2004 at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, N.C. hosted the first 413 starters, the annual championship has served as a benchmark for eventers of all levels within the sport. For 18 years, the USEA AEC has continuously grown and evolved to match the needs and ambitions of the USEA’s members.

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Aug 01, 2022 AEC

Less Than One Month to the AEC: Check Out The Prizes and Sponsors

The 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC) is less than one month away! The AEC will take place August 31 – September 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana, and will also include the Adult Team Championships (ATC) at the Beginner Novice, Novice, Training and Preliminary levels. Continuing the partnership with Adequan, the USEA will also host the $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final, which will conclude Friday, September 2.

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Jul 31, 2022 Education

A Case for Warming Up (and How to do it Correctly) with Kyle Carter

Imagine: you are at the biggest sporting event of your life. The stakes are high, and you have spent countless hours preparing for it. However, you are expected to just show up and immediately perform. You cannot stretch or take a practice swing. You have no time to loosen up or sharpen your eye. Sounds like a recipe for disaster, right? Just like us, our horses need adequate time to warm up each day. A warmup is any preparation for work, and it is often the leading edge of that work. It is the small aid response that becomes the more advanced aid response. At the end of your warmup, your horse should be attentive and fully available to you.

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Jul 29, 2022 AEC

Devoucoux Returns to Sponsor the AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is once again pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Devoucoux as a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). As a Bronze Level Sponsor, Devoucoux will generously provide $2,500 worth of AEC prizes to AEC prize winners. This year’s AEC will be held on August 30-September 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.

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Jul 28, 2022 AEC

The Jockey Club Renews Partnership with the USEA

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is once again pleased to announce the renewed partnership with The Jockey Club as a Silver Level Sponsor of the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds.The Jockey Club will award Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) prizes in all 23 AEC divisions that include a cooler, ribbon, and prize money for every T.I.P. Champion and T.I.P. Reserve Champion. This year’s AEC will be held on August 30-September 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.

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