The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce the partnership with Athletux for this year’s USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds. Athletux will join as a Bronze Level Sponsor and the Official Commentary Provider for the 2022 AEC. This year’s AEC will be held August 31-September 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.
"We are excited to once again provide the official commentary for the AEC,” said Frankie Thieriot Stutes, President and Founder of Athletux. “As one of the longest running marketing firms in equestrian sports, we believe in highlighting the world class athletes in eventing at every level. The USEA does an incredible job putting these remarkable Championships on and in doing so highlighting the best competitors from across the country. Athletux is proud to help make it possible for people near and far to watch the excitement unfold all week long via the live stream. See you in Montana!"
Athletux business services include social media, email marketing, sponsored rider program oversight and management, business advising, and graphic design. Their rider services include social media, syndication, advising, sponsorships, public relations, fundraising, advertising, crisis management, grant applications, email marketing, promotion, and website upkeep. Their event services include public relations, live stream commentary, video production, and broadcasting.
“Athletux is one of the best equestrian marketing firms in the country. Frankie is a top-level competitor herself, and she knows the sport inside and out. We are so excited to partner with her and Athletux to provide expert commentary at the 2022 AEC,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk.
Frankie Thieriot Stutes of Athletux will be working alongside Ride On Video to bring live stream coverage and commentary for the AEC. Ride On will be live streaming all levels, and Athletux will be providing commentary at least at Preliminary level and above. Learn more about Athletux by visiting their website at athletux.com
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has opened nominations for the annual appreciation awards through Oct. 29. This is an opportunity for the sport to recognize those horses and riders who excelled in eventing throughout the year. It is also an opportunity to recognize and honor the very important people who have served the sport tirelessly both in a non-riding capacity and riding capacity during their golden years.
Anticipation for the 2024 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championship and inaugural USEA Interscholastic Eventing League (IEL) Championship is growing, and the host venue, Stable View, is up for the task of making both events an unforgettable experience for all involved. For the first time, the Intercollegiate and IEL program championships will be hosted on the same weekend at the Stable View H.T. in Aiken, South Carolina, on May 4-5, 2024, creating greater unity between the programs and demonstrating a clear pipeline of participation in the sport from grade school through college and beyond.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has made five rule changes which will go into effect October 1, 2023. Familiarize yourself with these rule changes below to make sure you are in compliance before heading out for your next event.
With the goal of creating a pathway for young horses in the U.S. and participants of the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Program, earlier this year the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and USEA joined forces to launch the USEF/USEA Developing Horse Eventing National Championships for 6- and 7-year-olds.