West Coast eventers experienced tremendous success in 2022. Tamie Smith recorded top-10 finishes at Badminton in England, at the FEI World Championships at Pratoni in Italy, and at the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill. Helen Alliston won the $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final, and Tommy Greengard captured the USEA Intermediate Championship at the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC), presented by Nutrena Feeds. James Alliston returned to the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event for the first time since 2017 and finished third in the CCI4*-S.
The United States Eventing Association’s (USEA) Area III has become a hotspot for eventing. It’s quite literally a hotspot because the warm weather attracts riders and horses from around the country during the winter with more events scheduled in 2023 than any other area in the country.
Estimates indicate up to 60 percent of lameness in the horse is related to end-stage degenerative joint disease (DJD), also known as osteoarthritis (OA). DJD can influence performance and significantly impact any horse—from top competitors and weekend warriors to aging seniors.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA), which was founded in September 1959, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization committed to providing eventing enthusiasts with a competitive level suited to their individual skills. By assisting and educating competitors, event organizers, and officials; maintaining responsible safety standards; and registering qualified competitions and clinics, the USEA offers strong and continuous training opportunities for an ever-expanding field of world-class competitors. Just as importantly, the USEA provides a means for all riders, regardless of age or ability, to experience the thrill of eventing.
The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is thrilled to announce Standlee’s return as the “Official Forage of the USEA” for 2023. Standlee will also support the Association as the “Title Sponsor of the USEA Horse of the Year Leaderboard,” a “Gold Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships,” and a “Contributing Sponsor of the USEA Young Event Horse Series.”
The United States Eventing Association’s Area X of Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico will kick off its 2023 calendar of USEA-recognized horse trials in March with the vision of growing the SAzEA Horse Trials and returning the Coconino Horse Trials to their profile as a destination event following the effects of COVID-19 and then wildfires in the area.
The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is delighted to announce that World Equestrian Brands will once again return as the “Title Sponsor of the USEA Rider of the Year Award” and a “Contributing Sponsor of the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championship” for 2023. The company will provide a substantial prize valued at $500 to be presented to the winning USEA Rider of the Year at the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, on December 6-10, 2023. World Equestrian Brands will also give prizes to the top three winning teams at the conclusion of the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TEIC) on May 27-28, 2023.
The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is pleased to announce the return of RevitaVet as the “Title Sponsor of the USEA Young Rider Leaderboard” for 2023. The company will provide one RevitaVet system, a pair of hock savers and a poll cap for the USEA Young Rider of the Year, which will be presented at the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, on December 6-10, 2023.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Board of Governors met virtually on the evening of Feb. 23 for the first Board meeting of the year. The focus of the agenda was centralized around one theme: rule change proposals. Following the overview of the December meeting minutes, USEA President Lou Leslie presented a slideshow in memory of James Wofford featuring photos from Wofford’s storied career and quotes from former and current USEA Presidents regarding his impact on the sport of eventing.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is hiring a Programs and Inventory Coordinator. Please read on for more details about the job.
Mobility matters, so help keep your horse moving with healthy joints and smart healthcare. Lameness. A dreaded word. Uttering it means that your horse may be out of commission. Determining the cause can be challenging, which means treatment—and recovery—can be a long process.