Apr 12, 2022

Why Professionals Should Compete in a USEA Classic Series Event

The USEA Classic Series offers the long format of three-day eventing at the Beginner Novice through Preliminary level. It’s a fan favorite among adult amateur and junior members who want to experience the thrill of steeplechase but, it can also be beneficial to professionals as well.

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Mar 08, 2022 Classic Series

Experience the Thrill of the 'Chase: A Guide to Your First USEA Classic Series Event

A USEA Classic Series Event is the perfect way to cap off a successful season. For a first-time classic-format competitor, the prospect of competing can be daunting. However, with a few pointers and tips, they can be easy to navigate.

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Feb 27, 2022 Convention

VIDEO: Preserving and Promoting the USEA Classic Series

Lovers of the USEA Classic Series gathered together at the 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention for an open forum, hosted by Waredaca’s Event Organizer and Chair of the USEA Classic Three-Day Task Force, Gretchen Butts. Butts opened up the session with a mission in mind: to facilitate an open conversation surrounding the long format and how to preserve it's role as an educational competition and long-term goal for eventers across the country.

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Feb 13, 2022 Classic Series

Announcing the 2022 USEA Classic Series Calendar

Experience the long format of three-day eventing by competing in a USEA Classic Series Event! The USEA is pleased to announce that the 2022 Classic Series calendar is now available. This year there will be 20 Classic Series divisions offered at Beginner Novice through the Preliminary levels. While the majority of the Classic Series events take place in the fall, the first one on the 2022 calendar is in Area VIII at the Indiana Eventing Association on June 3-5, 2022.

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Jan 10, 2022 Classic Series

Memories from the Vet Box with Beth Perkins

“The best description I can give of what it was like to compete [Furtive] in the long format is that he made me fearless,” said Beth Perkins. At just 18 years old, the fearless Perkins placed sixth individually at the 1974 Burghley World Championships with Furtive. Since then, Perkins has dedicated her life to the sport of eventing. She’s experienced the highs, the lows, and the changes to the sport. She’s competed at the toughest events in the world and has earned top placings and team medals along the way.

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Nov 27, 2021 Classic Series

Slaughter, Berry, and Shade Conclude 2021 Season with Wins in Fresno Classic Three-Day Event

What better way to draw the competition season to a close than with a win in a USEA Classic Series division? Three competitors did just that on the weekend of November 17-18 at the Fresno Horse Park in Fresno, California.

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Nov 01, 2021 Classic Series

Fernhill Chili Martini Goes from Resale Prospect to Permanent Addition Following Hagyard Midsouth Training Three-Day Event

The decision to enter the Training Three-Day at the Hagyard Midsouth Three-Day Event & Team Challenge was a stepping stone in the career of Florida-native Hilary Irwin’s newest horse. Having competed at the Retired Racehorse Project Mega Makeover the week prior, Irwin decided to make her 12-hour trek from Ocala to Lexington, Kentucky worth it by staying and doing another event with her 5-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding Fernhill Chili Martini (Chillout x My Golden Olive).

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Oct 30, 2021 Classic Series

It's More than the Ribbon for Waredaca Classic Three-Day Winners Caughron, Parker, Van Gemeren, and Alaimo

One of two events to host USEA Classic Series divisions on the weekend of October 22-24, the Waredaca Classic Three-Day Event and Horse Trials featured Preliminary, Modified, Training, and Novice divisions of the traditional long-format competition.

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Oct 07, 2021 Classic Series

Budiselich, Murphy, and Ellifritz Score USEA Classic Series Wins and Stronger Relationships with their Horses at Spokane

The Spokane Sport Horse Seventh Annual Fall Horse Trials in Spokane, Washington took place this past weekend September 30-October 3. In addition to their regular divisions, Spokane hosted Beginner Novice, Novice, and Training levels of the USEA Classic Series.

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Sep 29, 2021 Classic Series

Top Questions Answered on the USEA Classic Series

With many of the USEA Classic Series Events taking place in the Fall, the USEA recently asked their social media followers if they had any questions on the USEA Classic Series. Find out the answers to some of their questions below.

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Sep 27, 2021 Classic Series

Waredaca Classic Three-Day Event Offers Preliminary Jackpot Prize Money

The Waredaca Classic Three-Day Event is pleased to announce the Preliminary Classic Jackpot. Currently the Jackpot is $2,000, with potential to go higher. The winner of the Waredaca Classic Three-Day at the Preliminary level will be awarded 50% of the Jackpot, second place will be awarded 30%, and third place will be awarded 20%. The top three winners will be awarded a minimum of $1000/$600/$400 respectively.

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