May 24, 2024

Three Months Until the Start of the 20th Anniversary USEA American Eventing Championships

The 2024 United States Eventing Association (USEA) American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds is just over three months away, which means it is time to start planning your trip to Lexington, Kentucky! For the second year in a row, the AEC, which is brought to you by the USEA and its organizing partners at Equestrian Events, Inc and Mary Fike, will return to the iconic Kentucky Horse Park from Aug. 27 to Sept. 1.

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May 22, 2024 Instructors

The Importance of Foot Work for Eventing Horses

Why do some horses and riders always seem to find their balance and their feet when the unexpected happens? The answer may lie in the time-tested practice of gymnastic exercises. Every rider, every horse, at every level can benefit from the use of ground poles, cavalletti, and gymnastic exercises over small fences. This article is aimed at improving the balance and stability of both horse and rider. Improved balance and stability not only contribute to better show jumping and cross-country jumping, but are the foundations of more secure and safer riding.

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May 20, 2024 Interscholastic

USEA Podcast #361: Reliving the USEA Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Eventing Championships

We are still riding on a bit of a high after the success of the 2024 USEA Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Eventing Championships, so we loved taking the opportunity to chat about this year's event with Stable View's Barry Oliff, member of the winning Intercollegiate team Hayden Wathen, and member of the winning Interscholastic team Collins Zgutowicz. Let the countdown to the 2025 championships begin...

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May 17, 2024 Eventing News

YEH Graduates Shine at 2024 Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event

A total of 19 USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) program graduates started the 2024 Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event, held April 24-28 in Lexington, Kentucky, in both the highly competitive CCI4*-S and five-star divisions.

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May 14, 2024 Educational Activities

Sleeping Fox Farm Eventing to Host Phillip Dutton Clinic at Leg Up Farm

Sleeping Fox Farm Eventing is honored to host three-time Olympic medalist Phillip Dutton (USA) for a two-day clinic at Leg Up Farm in Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania. The event will take place June 1-2, and will start at 8:00 a.m. each day.

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May 09, 2024 AEC

Partner with the USEA to Secure a Vendor Space at the 2024 American Eventing Championships

The 20th anniversary of the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds is quickly approaching and it is going to be a can’t-miss opportunity for businesses to get their products in front of a large, diverse group of eventing enthusiasts. The 2024 event will again be hosted at the iconic Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, which still stands as the host of the largest eventing competition in North American history with nearly 1,000 horse and riders competing in the 2021 AEC. If your business is ready to partner with the USEA on this epic event, keep reading for all the details and contact the USEA to reserve your spot today.

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May 08, 2024 Interscholastic

Through the Lens: 2024 USEA Intercollegiate & Interscholastic Eventing Championships

The "happiest horse trial on Earth," the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championship, got a whole lot happier this year with the inclusion of the inaugural USEA Interscholastic Eventing Championship. Just shy of 200 entries competed at the 2024 joint championships which took place from May 4-5 at Stable View in Aiken, South Carolina. There were pom poms and banners and glitter galore, but team spirit was of the greatest abundance as young riders from the 5th grade through college gathered together to share their pride for their team.

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May 07, 2024 Sponsor

#WeRideTogether Returns as an Educational Partner of USEA

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is pleased to announce #WeRideTogether is returning as an “Official Educational Partner of the USEA,” “Contributing Sponsor of the American Eventing Championships,” “Contributing Sponsor of the Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Championships,” and “Contributing Sponsor of the EA21 Program.”

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May 06, 2024 Interscholastic

Farewell & Thanks for the 2024 USEA Intercollegiate & Interscholastic Eventing Championships!

The 2024 USEA Intercollegiate & Interscholastic Eventing Championships were an incredible success, marking a new era of partnership for the two programs which aim to encourage the USEA’s junior and young adult members to continue to pursue their passion for eventing throughout their educational years and beyond.

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May 06, 2024 Competitions

USEA Podcast #360: Chat With a National Champion

On this week's edition of the USEA Podcast, interim podcast host Rosie Russell touches base with this year's Defender/USEF CCI5*-L National Champion Lauren Nicholson who was the highest-placed U.S. rider in the 2024 Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event. Rosie talks with Lauren about her history with her longtime partner Vermiculus, their preparations for Kentucky, their outstanding performance at the five-star event, and so much more!

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May 05, 2024 Intercollegiate

Auburn University Rides Away With Fourth USEA Intercollegiate Eventing National Championship

After an action packed Saturday at Stable View on the opening day of the 8th Annual USEA Intercollegiate Eventing National Championship, the podium was up for grabs heading into the final day of competition. The stage was set for an unforgettable showdown between the 18 university and college teams who were entered.

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