The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Board of Governors voted last week to postpone the 2020 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention that was scheduled to take place at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico on December 10-13, 2020. The intention is to hold the 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico instead.
Two years ago, Claire Robinson was traveling from her base in Georgia to attend the USEA Young Event Horse Symposium in Ocala, Florida with her 5-year-old Thoroughbred mare. Robinson’s parents were acquainted with Mike and Jennifer Keane through their common interest in Connemaras and arranged for Robinson and her horse to spend the night at the Keane’s farm.
Eventers are skilled, passionate, gritty, and inspirational. In the age of social media, the stories behind why we ride and compete often get lost. Everyone rides for different reasons and everyone has different stories to tell, varying inspirations, and amazing journeys. No two stories are alike, and no two inspirations are the same.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to welcome back the Corporate Sponsor Standlee Hay Company Inc. as the "Official Forage of the USEA." They will also join as the Title Sponsor of the USEA Horse of the Year Leaderboard, Gold Level Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships, Contributing Level Sponsor of the USEA Future Event Horse Program, and Contributing Level Sponsor of the USEA Young Event Horse Program.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the renewed partnership of longtime sponsor RevitaVet for 2020. RevitaVet will return as the Title Sponsor of the 2020 USEA Young Rider of the Year Leaderboard. RevitaVet will provide a RevitaVet IR2 Complete System to the leaderboard winner at the 2020 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention which will take place on December 10-13 at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all mailing from the USEA Office has been temporarily suspended. For USEA Members who renewed their membership for 2020 after February 7, 2020, this means that your membership materials will be mailed once we are able to return to the office. In the meantime, should you need a copy of your membership card, please access Online Services to print a copy of your card.
The US Equestrian Federation is accepting bid applications to host the 2021 and 2022 North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for Eventing. US Equestrian must receive completed bids on or before Friday, March 27, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. EDT for consideration.
The 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention has come and gone, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out! We have a number of the weekend's educational sessions and seminars available on demand on U.S. Eventing TV for your enjoyment and learning. Select from the videos listed below, or visit the U.S. Eventing TV section of the USEA website to watch any of the videos on demand.
The keynote address at the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting of Members at the USEA Convention featured three presenters speaking on the past, present, and future of eventing. First, eventing legend Jim Wofford gave the audience a lesson on the history of eventing. Next, USEA President Max Corcoran spoke about the current state of affairs in eventing. Finally, five-star eventer Woodge Fulton shared her insights into where the sport is headed. At the end of their presentations, the panel took questions from the audience.
Jeff Newman, President and CEO of the Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill, gave a presentation at the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention about the progress that has taken place at Fair Hill towards preparing the facility to host the five-star next October. The Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill will take place October 15-18, 2020.