Sep 19, 2022

The Race to Le Lion: King’s Especiale Set to Receive 2022 Holekamp/Turner Grant

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce that the Redfield King's HX Group’s 7-year-old gelding, King’s Especiale is the likely recipient of the 2022 Holekamp/Turner Grant and The Dutta Corp. prize! King’s Especiale (Connect x Cha Cha Cha Special) is a 7-year-old KWPN gelding ridden by Caroline Martin and bred by C.M.L. Delissen-Verstappe. The pair aims to represent the U.S. at the 2022 FEI Eventing World Breeding Championships for Young Horses in the 7-year-old CCIYH3*-L Championship. The Championship will take place at Mondial du Lion in Le Lion d’Angers, France on October 20-23, 2022.

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Aug 28, 2022 Hall of Fame

Third Invitation to USEA's Eventing Hall of Fame Extended to Sally O'Connor

This year a new class will be joining the 47 eventing legends currently in the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Eventing Hall of Fame. Induction into the Hall of Fame is the highest honor awarded within the sport of eventing in the United States. Those invited to join the USEA's Eventing Hall of Fame have truly made a difference in the sport of eventing. Hall of Fame members have included past Association presidents, volunteers, riders, founders, course designers, officials, organizers, horses, horse owners, and coaches.

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Aug 21, 2022 Young Event Horse

Tamie Smith's Two Trainings Staples When Bringing Along a Young Horse

Training would look like a conveyor belt if there was a cookie-cutter approach to developing young horses, but Tamie Smith reminds us that tailoring everything from groundwork to exercise is a case study of the individual horse. However, there are two ideals to keep in mind that can meld together and serve as a solid foundation on the way to achieving certain standards. For Smith, those standards focus on confidence, harmony, and mutual understanding between horse and rider—a premise that her training business Next Level Eventing stems from.

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Aug 10, 2022 Young Event Horse

New Leader Emerges in Race to Le Lion

As the cutoff date to qualify for Le Lion inches closer, talented young horses and riders in contention for the The Holekamp/Turner YEH Lion d’Angers Grant are gearing up for the final push in hopes of being selected as the grant recipient. Grant funds will assist the selected pair with costs associated with competing at the FEI Eventing World Breeding Championships in the 7-year-old CCIYH3*-L Championship slated to be held later this fall. 2020 Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships competitors and their respective owners and riders have paid careful attention to this summer’s schedule making sure that they would meet the necessary qualifications for La Mondial du Lion in Le Lion d’Angers, France.

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Jul 30, 2022 Young Event Horse

Current Contenders for The Holekamp/Turner YEH Lion d’Angers Grant

The race to Mondial du Lion in Le Lion d’Angers, France is entering the final stretch and eager young mounts and their respective riders are giving it all they have in the final push for qualification. The horses, who all competed in the 2020 Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships, have worked hard over the past two years to gather their final qualifications in hopes of representing the United States at the FEI Eventing World Breeding Championships in the 7-year-old CCIYH3*-L Championship.

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Jul 29, 2022 AEC

Devoucoux Returns to Sponsor the AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is once again pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Devoucoux as a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). As a Bronze Level Sponsor, Devoucoux will generously provide $2,500 worth of AEC prizes to AEC prize winners. This year’s AEC will be held on August 30-September 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.

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Jul 28, 2022 AEC

The Jockey Club Renews Partnership with the USEA

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is once again pleased to announce the renewed partnership with The Jockey Club as a Silver Level Sponsor of the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds.The Jockey Club will award Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) prizes in all 23 AEC divisions that include a cooler, ribbon, and prize money for every T.I.P. Champion and T.I.P. Reserve Champion. This year’s AEC will be held on August 30-September 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.

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Jul 27, 2022 Young Event Horse

Get Qualified for the YEH Championships!

The USEA established the Young Event Horse (YEH) program in 2004 to identify young horses that possess the talent and disposition to, with proper training, excel at the uppermost levels of the sport. The goal of the YEH program is to identify horses that will be successful at the four- and five-star levels of eventing, and create a pipeline for U.S. Team horses beginning in their early years of training and competition.

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Jul 18, 2022 Hall of Fame

USEA Podcast #314: Meet USEA Eventing Hall of Fame Inductee Janie Atkinson

This year during the 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention a new class will be joining the 47 eventing legends currently in the United States Eventing Association Eventing Hall of Fame. Induction into the Hall of Fame is the highest honor awarded within the sport of eventing in the United States. Those invited to join the USEA's Eventing Hall of Fame have truly made a difference in the sport of eventing. USEA Podcast Host Nicole Brown sits down with Janie Atkinson, who was the first individual to receive an invite to this years Hall of Fame Celebration, to hear all about her lifetime of dedication to the sport of eventing.

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Jul 07, 2022 AEC

Dubarry of Ireland Returns as AEC Sponsor

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has yet again renewed partnership with Dubarry of Ireland for the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). As a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2022 AEC, Dubarry of Ireland will award two pairs of Dubarry boots for AEC prizes. This year’s AEC will be held on August 30-September 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.

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Jun 28, 2022 Hall of Fame

Newest Invitation to USEA's Eventing Hall of Fame Extended to Trish Gilbert

This year a new class will be joining the 47 eventing legends currently in the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Eventing Hall of Fame. Induction into the Hall of Fame is the highest honor awarded within the sport of eventing in the United States. Those invited to join the USEA's Eventing Hall of Fame have truly made a difference in the sport of eventing. Hall of Fame members have included past Association presidents, volunteers, riders, founding fathers, course designers, officials, organizers, horses, horse owners, and coaches

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