Aug 26, 2021

The YEH Yearbook: Class of 2013

With over 100 horses qualified for the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships, 2013 was a phenomenal year of growth for the YEH Program. Fair Hill International, held in Elkton, Maryland, was host to the ninth annual USEA YEH East Coast Championships while the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event and H.T. in Temecula, California served as the competition site for the fifth annual USEA YEH West Coast Championships.

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Aug 22, 2021 Association News

Funding Approved by USEA Board of Governors for Equine Medical Research

Equine medical research has historically been underfunded. To address this underfunding, the Equine Medical Research Fund (EMRF) was created. Since 2014, United States Eventing Association (USEA) members have contributed a total of $284,052 one dollar at a time to the EMRF through their starter fees. An additional $22,700 was also donated by members through restricted donations.

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Aug 20, 2021 AEC

Dressage TestPro Joins as Sponsor of the 2021 AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the partnership with Dressage TestPro for the 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). As a Prize Level sponsor, Dressage TestPro will provide gift certificates as prizes for every AEC division. This year’s AEC will be held August 31-September 5 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Aug 19, 2021 AEC

USEA in Partnership with Athletux for the 2021 AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce the partnership with Athletux for this year’s AEC. Athletux will join as a Bronze Level Sponsor and the Official Commentary Provider for the 2021 AEC. This year’s AEC will be held August 31-September 5 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Aug 17, 2021 AEC

Equilume Joins as New Bronze Level Sponsor for the 2021 AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce the new partnership with Equilume for the 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). Equilume will join as a Bronze Level Sponsor and will provide four gift certificates for an Equilume Cashel Light Mask. The four gift certificates will be awarded to the Champions of the Advanced Final, the Preliminary Amateur, the Junior Young Rider Preliminary, and the Training Amateur divisions. This year’s AEC will be held August 31-September 5 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Aug 16, 2021 AEC

The Retired Racehorse Project and the USEA Renew Partnership for 2021

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) for 2021. The RRP will join as a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds on August 31- September 5 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. In return, the USEA will join the RRP as a Black Type Sponsor for the 2021 Thoroughbred Makeover on October 12-17 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Aug 13, 2021 AEC

70 Degrees Joins as New Sponsor for the 2021 AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is delighted to announce a new partnership with 70 Degrees for the 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). As a Bronze Level Sponsor of the AEC, 70 Degrees will generously provide gift certificates for 1st through 6th place in every AEC division. In addition to the gift certificates, 70 Degrees will also provide 70° Air Flow Performance Gloves to the top three finishers in every AEC division. This year’s AEC will be held on August 31 - September 5, 2021 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Aug 13, 2021 Association News

Horse & Country and USEA Announce Wide-Ranging Partnership

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) and leading international equestrian sports network Horse & Country (H&C) today announced the details of a wide-ranging partnership. The rationale behind the new arrangement is underpinned by H&C’s extensive eventing coverage, both domestic and international, which includes live and highlights sport, training content, and rider profiles, the increasing role of video in USEA’s communications activity, and the opportunity to showcase eventing from the U.S. to H&C’s global audience.

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Aug 11, 2021 AEC

Parks Tax & Consulting Joins as Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2021 AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the partnership with Parks Tax & Consulting PLLC for the 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). As a Bronze Level Sponsor of the AEC, Parks Tax & Consulting will provide $5,000 worth of gift certificates to the Intermediate division. The winner of the Intermediate division will receive a $2,500 gift certificate, second place will receive a $1,500 gift certificate, and third place will receive a $1,000 gift certificate. This year’s AEC will be held on August 31- September 5, 2021 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Aug 11, 2021 Young Event Horse

YEH Training Tips: Five Questions with Tamie Smith

Tamie Smith, the traveling reserve for the U.S. Eventing Olympic Tokyo team, is a five-star competitor and an active participant in the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) program. Smith’s Olympic horse, Mai Baum (Loredano x Ramira), a 15-year-old German Sport Horse gelding owned by Alexandra Ahearn, Ellen Ahearn, and Eric Markell, was a graduate of the YEH program in 2011. In 2016, Smith and Judith McSwain’s American bred Holsteiner mare, Fleeceworks Royal (Riverman x Marisol), were the recipients of the Holekamp/Turner Le Lion d’Angers Grant. In 2018, Smith was the winner of the USEA YEH Championships riding the MB Group LLC’s Oldenburg gelding, MB Maistein (Rocky Lee x High Ovation).

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Jul 26, 2021 USEA Foundation

The Race to Le Lion: Three YEH Horses Fully Qualified, Seven YEH Horses Partially Qualified

The race to Le Lion continues with only three months to go! The 2021 FEI Eventing World Breeding Championships for Young Horses at Mondial du Lion in Le Lion d’Angers, France, will be held on October 21-24. The 6-year-old Championship is a CCIYH2*-L, and the 7-year-old Championship is a CCIYH3*-L.

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