I’m not one for the spotlight. As the voice of the Association, you don’t need to know my personal views, political, eventing, or otherwise. So despite my byline appearing on thousands of articles on the USEA website and magazine, this is probably only the second time I’m writing about myself (the first was about my love for lessons, and reading it now makes me laugh as I am still 100% addicted). But as I am now just a USEA member I thought I would share a bit of my journey to add to our member spotlight series, Now on Course.
US Equestrian is pleased to announce the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S at CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany, from July 1-2, 2022. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Bobby Costello.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is hiring an Advertising and Marketing Assistant, Coordinator, or Manager. Title dependent on experience. Please read on for details of the job.
Reddick, FL - The organizing committee of the Majestic Oaks Ocala H.T. is sad to report that No Limits, Oops a 16-year-old gelding ridden by Aline Briot in the Training Rider division experienced a fall at fence 17 on the cross-country course. The horse received immediate veterinary attention at the fence and was euthanized onsite. Aline Briot was uninjured in the fall.
"I thought to myself, I have no option but to succeed." The words of one of the most inspirational and hard-working riders in eventing.
In this bonus podcast episode, USEA Podcast host Nicole Brown caught up with the 2021 Bates USEA Lady Rider of the Year Tamie Smith, to talk through the challenges she has faced at the start of her career, how it has shaped her as a person, and her future eventing plans.
The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event is known for its amazing shopping opportunities almost as much as it is for the spectacular competition taking place! The USEA will be returning on site this year at booth number 318 located on the hill just behind Rolex Stadium. With fan-favorite items and exclusive new gear thanks to our new partnership with Kerrits as the Official USEA Competition and Training Apparel, there will be a little something for every eventing enthusiast.
Alex Martini’s mother had more reason than most not to want Alex to jump a horse or do cross-country. Alex was born with hypoplastic right heart with two atrial septal defects and pulmonary atresia: life-threatening heart defects.
US Equestrian is pleased to announce two competitions approved by the USEF Board of Directors to host Advanced level events during the 2023-2027 competition cycle. Stable View May Horse Trials has been allocated Week 18 and Woodside Spring Horse Trials has been allocated Week 21. Week 18 was vacated by the previous bid recipient and Week 21 had remained vacant through the previous rounds of bidding.
US Equestrian is pleased to announce the four combinations who will represent the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Great Britain CCIO4*-S hosted at Houghton Hall in Norfolk, UK, from May 26-29, 2022. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Leslie Law.
The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event is staple on the U.S. eventing calendar that many riders dream of competing at. This year six U.S. riders will be checking the event off of their bucket list as they trot down the centerline of the Rolex Arena as Kentucky first-timers. The USEA caught up with each rider to hear about their first ever Kentucky experience and how it compares to now having their name on the entry list