May 20, 2023

The Ties That Bind: Steeplechase’s Natural Kinship with Eventing

Olympic medalist and steeplechase jockey Kevin Freeman said he had the best of both worlds he occupied simultaneously in the 1960s and ‘70s, explaining that his heart belonged at once to both eventing and jump racing.

“But I loved steeplechase best of all.”

Freeman said that, at surface level, the two bear little resemblance. But dig a little deeper, and there’s a lot the same, with plenty of cross-pollination between the two.

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May 17, 2023 Profile

Get to Know What’s Happening in Area I in 2023

Like many other parts of American history, the ideas and people behind the sport of eventing in the United States came out of the states that now represent the United States Eventing Association’s (USEA) Area I. Just like how Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont have been the birthplace of great American leaders and ideas, these states were where eventing earned its stars and stripes.

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May 11, 2023 Sponsor

Adequan® Continues Partnership with the USEA

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is happy to announce that long-time partner American Regent Animal Health, makers of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), will continue their support of the USEA in 2023. Adequan® will return as “The Official Joint Therapy Treatment of the USEA,” the Title Sponsor of the $60,000 Adequan® USEA Advanced Final and a Contributing Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC). The $60,000 Adequan® USEA Advanced Final will take place during the 2023 AEC at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, this Aug. 29 through Sept. 3.

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May 09, 2023 Profile

USEA Event Profile: Essex H.T.

The Essex Horse Trials in New Jersey in the USEA’s Area II combines eventing’s history and future. The event has taken on many looks since it was first run in 1968 and is now back in position to return to the prominence it once held, thanks to a dedicated team devoted to preserving the event’s legacy.

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Apr 21, 2023 Sponsor

Capital Square Returns as the Official Real Estate Partner of the USEA

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is delighted to announce that Capital Square will be extending their partnership as the “Official Real Estate Partner of the USEA” for 2023. Capital Square will support the following USEA programs and events through their partnership: “Gold Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships,” “Bronze Sponsor of the Young Event Horse Series,” “Bronze Sponsor of the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention,” and the “Title Sponsor of the USEA Adult Amateur of the Year Leaderboard.”

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Apr 20, 2023 Profile

The Strong Bond Between Jillian Newman and Curraghgraigue Freeman

Jillian Newman’s journey to victory in the first-ever CCI1*-L held at Twin Rivers Ranch in Paso Robles, California, in the 17-year-old rider’s first FEI competition began when she saw a Facebook post about Curraghgraigue Freeman (Freeman VDL x Curraghgraigue Vella Erri) in the spring of 2021.

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Apr 17, 2023 Profile

Catching Up With The Land Rover Kentucky Five-Star First-Timers

This year’s Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event will feature several five-star horse and rider veterans like Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg TSF and Phillip Dutton and Z, but three of the entries will be making their dreams come true in their five-star debuts. We caught up with Sydney Solomon, Andrew McConnon, and Alina Dibowski to learn more about their journeys to Kentucky.

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Apr 08, 2023 Sponsor

The Jockey Club Returns as Sponsor of the USEA AEC and YEH Series in 2023

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is grateful for The Jockey Club’s continued support of the Association and its programs in 2023. The Jockey Club has renewed their partnership with the USEA as a “Silver Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC)” and a “Contributing Sponsor of the Young Event Horse (YEH) Series.” Through this partnership, The Jockey Club will award coolers, ribbons and prize money to the overall T.I.P Champions and Reserve Champions in all 23 divisions at the AEC and to the T.I.P. winners in each age group at the 2023 YEH East and West Coast Championships.

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Apr 07, 2023 Profile

Adams-Blackmore Earns An Unexpected Win At TerraNova

Lea Adams-Blackmore laughs as she remembers Frostbite’s first starter horse trials when he was just getting started. “I’m pretty sure he stopped at every single cross-country jump the first time,” she said. “I remember walking off the course, and [my trainer Jane Hamlin] was shaking her head and said, ‘It’s OK. We’ll get ‘em. We’ll figure it out.’”

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Apr 04, 2023 Profile

The VIP Volunteer: Kayla DeHart

If something needs to be done at an event in Area IX, you can be sure Kayla Dehart’s thought of it. And when she’s not doing her usual job of cross-country control, the 24-year-old will step in to help with anything that needs to be done.

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Apr 03, 2023 Sponsor

Nunn Finer Continues as the Title Sponsor of the 2023 USEA Leaderboard

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is thrilled to announce Nunn Finer’s return as the Official “Title Sponsor of the USEA Leaderboard.” The winners of the Nunn Finer USEA year-end leaderboards will be celebrated during the 2023 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention on December 6-10 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Official Forage of the USEA

Official Supplement Feeding System of the USEA

Official Outerwear of the USEA

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