Claire Kelley

Jun 24, 2021

The Race to Le Lion: Who is Eligible for the Holekamp/Turner Grant?

A total of ten USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) graduates are now in the race to Le Lion! The 2021 FEI Eventing World Breeding Championships for Young Horses at Mondial du Lion in Le Lion d’Angers, France will be held on October 21-24. The 6-year-old Championship is a CCIYH2*-L and the 7-year-old Championship is a CCIYH3*-L.

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Jun 17, 2021 Sponsor

The Jockey Club Returns to Sponsor AEC, YEH, and FEH

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is delighted to announce the renewed partnership with The Jockey Club as a Silver Level Sponsor of the 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds. The Jockey Club will award Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) prizes in all AEC divisions that include a cooler, ribbon, and prize money for every T.I.P. Champion and T.I.P. Reserve Champion. This year’s AEC will be held on August 31- September 5 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Jun 16, 2021 Interscholastic

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Organize an IEL Team Challenge

The new USEA Interscholastic Eventing League (IEL) is in its first year, and the 2021 calendar has an impressive total of 47 events hosting an IEL team challenge. With many IEL members aiming to compete in events that only host a team challenge, an organizer needs to be fully prepared for what to expect.

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Jun 14, 2021 AEC

Auburn Laboratories Returns as Silver Level Sponsor of the 2021 AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce the renewed partnership with Auburn Laboratories, Inc. As a Silver Level Sponsor of the 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC), Auburn Laboratories will provide gift certificates for one 12 oz bottle of APF to the top three finishers in every AEC division. This year’s AEC will be held August 31-September 5 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Jun 06, 2021 Volunteers

The First Silver Medal is Earned in the USEA Volunteer Medal Program

Launched in 2020, the USEA Volunteer Medal Program recognizes the volunteers who consistently volunteer year after year. Hours earned are cumulative over a lifetime of volunteer service. To earn a bronze medal, volunteers must record 500 volunteer hours; to earn a silver medal, volunteers must record 1,000 volunteer hours; and to earn a gold medal, volunteers must record 2,000 volunteer hours eventingvolunteers.com.

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Jun 03, 2021 AEC

90 Days to the 2021 AEC! Preview the Action Held from Sunrise to Sundown

The 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships Presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC) is 3 months away! After the cancellation of the 2020 AEC due to COVID-19, the 2021 AEC is back at the iconic Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. on August 31 - September 5.

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Jun 01, 2021 Classic Series

VIDEO: What To Expect at a Classic Series Event from Back-To-Back Winner, Michael Willham

The first USEA Classic Series event of 2021 will kick off later this week at the IEA Horse Trials on June 3-6 in Edinburgh, Indiana. The USEA Classic Series offers the long format at the Beginner Novice through Preliminary level. Instead of cross-country, a Classic Series Event offers four phases on Endurance Day (two roads and tracks, steeplechase, and cross-country). Understanding what to expect is the key to success for a Classic Series first-timer.

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May 29, 2021

Randolph-Macon Fights for First Championship Title, UK Close Behind at the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships

Today was taken over by the Yellow Jackets as Randolph-Macon College came out in full force at the Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, Va. From decorated golf carts and team mascots to top scores, the Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets Team of four is holding the top spot going into the final day of the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships.

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May 28, 2021

Sporting Spirit at the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships Opening Ceremony

The 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships have officially begun as the first intercollegiate activity took place this evening, Friday, May 28. Thirteen schools lined up for the opening ceremony at 6:00 p.m. in the coliseum at the Virginia Horse Center.

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May 28, 2021

UVA, UK, and Virginia Tech are the Top Scorers on Day 2 of the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships

Out of 105 total entries, there were 23 intercollegiate riders that competed today in the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships at Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, Va. Taking place over four days of competition, the schedule for today, Friday, May 28, consisted of dressage for the CCI3*-L, CCI3*-S, CCI2*-L, CCI2*-S, CCI*-L, Intermediate, and Preliminary divisions; cross-country for all Preliminary riders; and show jumping for the riders in Intermediate, CCI3*-S, and CCI2*-S divisions.

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May 26, 2021 Intercollegiate

Fast Facts: 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships

The fifth annual USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships kick off tomorrow at the Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, Virginia. There are a total of 105 entries, 27 teams, and 15 schools entered to compete for the 2021 Championship title.

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