The USEA Board of Governors (BOG) concluded a productive two days of the August BOG meeting on Wednesday, August 9th in Dulles, Virginia led by USEA President Max Corcoran. All but four BOG members were able to attend in person this year. Many key items related to eventing in the U.S. were discussed at great length including safety, membership strategies, competition procedures, visibility of the sport, and more over the course of the two-day gathering.
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.
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.
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.
This week USEA Official Host Podcast Nicole Brown is joined by Julie Broadway, the president of the American Horse Council. The AHC is a bi-partisan advocacy organization based in Washington D.C. that covers federal legislative and regulatory issues and focuses on coalitions and education and a number of industry initiatives. It operates by consensus and is the voice for the equine industry. Learn more about how the AHC is relevant for eventers and keeping the equine industry thriving in the U.S.!
USEA Official Podcast Host Nicole Brown and USEA CEO Rob Burk celebrate 300 podcast episodes by taking a walk down memory lane from the last nine years of episode. Listen to clips of some of our favorite episodes over the year including the great guests of David O'Connor, Jim Wofford, Phillip Dutton, Oliver Townend, Sinead Maynard, and Ian Stark! Here's to 300 more episodes!
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) was established to serve as an educational resource for eventers new and old! In 2021 the USEA website reached over 6 million people, there were over 50,000 downloads of our USEA official podcast, and over 30,000 subscribers to our weekly e-newsletter. Here are the top ten educational articles that USEA members had access to in 2021, and don't forget to follow our website and social media for more great content in the new year!
No matter if you are cleaning a stall, making a long haul to an event, or just need something to listen to while you work- the USEA Podcast is your go-to source for entertainment and education! The USEA Podcast gets a lot of love with over 50,000 downloads. Check it out yourself by listening in to one of our top 10 podcasts of 2021 and keep your eyes peeled for a special 300th episode at the start of the new year.
The USEA office will close at 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, December 17 and will reopen again on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. The USEA staff will return emails and phone calls when the office re-opens on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 or at their earliest convenience.
Lou Leslie started eventing 30 years ago and hasn’t looked back since. She immersed herself in the sport from day one and became heavily involved, first at the local level as a volunteer and later as a member of the USEA Board of Governors (BOG) and eventually as a USEA Foundation Board of Trustee and Chair. From her first time at a horse trial to today, Leslie never imagined she would be serving as the USEA President Elect and eventual USEA President, but she will be adding the USEA President Elect title to her resume at the start of 2022 following her election in today’s Annual Meeting.