The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the continued partnership with longtime supporter Nutrena® Feeds. Nutrena Feeds has returned as a Corporate Sponsor and the “Official Feed of the USEA.” Nutrena Feeds will also return as the Presenting Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) for 2020 and 2021. The AEC will remain at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky in 2020 on August 25-30 and 2021 on August 31-September 5.
Cargill manufactures and markets a complete line of Nutrena brand feeds and supplements that help horses and all classes of livestock maintain optimal health throughout all stages of life. Using the highest-quality ingredients and the most up-to-date nutritional technology, Cargill is committed to the health, well-being, and safety of its customers' horses, livestock, and pets.
“We have partnered with Nutrena for over 15 years and we are eternally grateful for their continuous support. The success of the AEC wouldn’t be possible without them,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “This company puts equine health at the utmost importance and their feed is always made with highest-quality ingredients. We are honored to call Nutrena Feeds the ‘Official Feed of the USEA.'”
“Our partnership with USEA has grown over the years and we feel privileged to produce products to help keep event horses healthy and fit for their jobs,” said Russell Mueller, U.S. Retail Equine Marketing Manager for Cargill. “USEA has been a great advocate for our feeds and we are proud to continue to support their mission including our role as presenting sponsor of the AEC.”
For more information on Nutrena brand products, visit www.nutrenaworld.com.
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.
Our feed isn’t just grown, it’s crafted. Real science goes into putting the nutrients animals need into each Nutrena feed product. And quality is so important because we know people are relying on us to stand up to our exacting standards each and every time. What’s inside the bag counts. That’s why you can count on Nutrena feeds for the animals you care for.
Cargill’s Animal Nutrition & Health business has more than 20,000 employees at more than 275 facilities in 40 countries. Fueled by our innovation and research, we offer a range of products and services to feed manufacturers, animal producers, and feed retailers around the world, helping put food on the plates of nearly one billion people around the world every day. Cargill’s Animal Nutrition & Health business offers a range of compound feed, premixes, feed additives, supply chain and risk management solutions, software tools, and animal nutrition expertise that is unmatched in the industry. For more information about Cargill Animal Nutrition & Health visit http://www.cargill.com/feed.
James Alliston made out like a king earlier this summer at The Event at Rebecca Farm with wins in the CCI4*-L and CCI3*-L aboard Paper Jam and Nemesis respectively. We caught up with Alliston to chat about his horses, competing on the West Coast, his time in the States, and how it compares to competing in England.
Three clear show jumping rounds in the CCI4*-S at the Plantation Field International Three-Day Event have placed Allie Knowles in first, third, and sixth place with Ms. Poppins, Morswood, and Business Class all owned by Katherine O’Brien. Phillip Dutton and Quasi Cool, a 10-year-old Holsteiner gelding (Quo Vados I x B-Estelle) owned by Caroline Moran, kept their cool to put in a double clear round and move up to second from overnight third place.
It was a historic week for U.S. Eventing as American athletes achieved their best results ever in the CCIO4*-S at CHIO Aachen. The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team of Will Coleman and Off The Record, Sydney Elliott and QC Diamantaire, Ariel Grald and Leamore Master Plan, and Tamie Smith and Mai Baum took second place in the FEI Eventing Nations Cup – the highest result by a U.S. team at the prestigious event.
Perhaps one of the best reasons to be a member of USEA is the opportunity to qualify for and participate in the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds. This year there was a record 1,178 entries and a waitlist of over 150. There were 1,009 pinnies handed out and 939 horses started the competition. All combined it made for the largest horse trials in USEA history. Competitions ran in all USEA divisions and additional prizes were given for teams, incentive programs, amateur, and young rider divisions.