The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce the continued partnership with Rebecca Farm. Rebecca Farm is coming back as a Gold Level Sponsor of the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention and will be the exclusive sponsor for the Annual Meeting continental breakfast. This year’s Annual Meeting & Convention will take place at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on December 12-15, 2019.
“We are so excited to join with the USEA for the Annual Meeting & Convention. We look forward to seeing everyone and all of the educational seminars. Please, enjoy breakfast as I am sure there will be plenty of nightly activities!” said Sarah Broussard.
Located in Kalispell, Montana, Rebecca Farm is home to The Event at Rebecca Farm. The Event at Rebecca Farm offers divisions at the Novice, Training, Preliminary, and Intermediate level and they have a Novice Three-Day Event, Training Three-Day Event, CCI2*-L, CCI3*-L, CCI4*-S, and CCI4*- L. They also host the CCIJ2*-L and CCIOY3*-S North American Youth Championships.
The Event at Rebecca Farm runs almost 600 horses over four days of competition creating a $4.4 million economic impact on the local area. The Event at Rebecca Farm has become the largest equestrian eventing competition in the United States aside from the AEC. The nation's best horses and riders compete alongside horses and riders of all ages and levels from across the country
“We couldn’t be happier to have Rebecca Farm as a partner for the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention,’ said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “The wonderful Broussard family has helped this sport for many, many years, and we are extremely lucky to have their support. Their event, The Event at Rebecca Farm, is one of the best events in the country, and if you haven’t been - you should mark it on your calendar. It’s one you don’t want to miss.”
Learn more about Rebecca Farm by visiting rebeccafarm.org
The USEA Annual Meeting & Convention takes place each December and brings together a large group of dedicated USEA members and supporters to discuss, learn, and enjoy being surrounded by other eventing enthusiasts. The USEA organizes multiple seminars in addition to committee meetings, open forums, and tons of fun! The 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is taking place at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, December 12-15, 2019. Click here to learn more about the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.
The USEA 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 a strong and continuous training opportunity 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. To learn more, visit www.useventing.com.
Following feedback from our membership to the rule change proposal for the USEF Rules For Eventing: Appendix 3 – Participation In Horse Trials, the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Board of Governors voted to modify the rule change proposal, but still to recommend the establishment of rider licenses and increase Minimum Eligibility Requirements (MERs) to the regulating authority of the sport US Equestrian (USEF).
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is happy to announce the dates, locations, and judges for the USEA Future Event Horse Championships in 2021. The Future Event Horse (FEH) Championships offer classes for yearlings, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, and 4-year-olds to evaluate their potential for becoming successful upper-level event horses.
USEA Area II announces its annual fundraising auction online is open for bidding! This fundraiser is over 20 years old and now well-known as the "Black Friday" for entries to ALL your favorite events! In typical years, the auction is held as a silent auction at the Annual Area Meeting, but because of COVID-19 restrictions, no in-person meeting will be held, so we're bringing the auction to everyone online this year.
The first USEA Pony of the Year award was presented in 2007 to the legendary Theodore O’Connor (Witty Boy x Chelsea’s Melody), a Thoroughbred/Anglo-Arab gelding ridden by Karen O’Connor and owned by the Theodore O’Connor Syndicate. Now, a trophy bearing his name is presented each year to the Pony of the Year.