In just one month, the top horses and riders in North America, Central America, and South America will present their horses in the first horse inspection at the Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile. Held from Oct. 26-29, the 19th edition of the Pan Ams will serve as an Olympic qualifier for those countries not yet qualified for Paris 2024.
After visiting the Kentucky Horse Park 11 years ago to watch the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, it never even crossed Tracey Hopper’s mind that she would ride across the famed bluegrass. But after graduating from physician’s assistant school seven years ago and taking up eventing seriously with her rescue horse Scooby, the chance to go to the 2023 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds was one she couldn’t pass up.
Whether you’re a one-horse amateur rider or a professional with a string of horses, aiming for the Dutta Corp./USEA Young Event Horse Championships is an exciting goal, and a well-thought out plan will help you get there successfully.
The USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds returned to the Kentucky Horse Park for the second time from Aug. 29-Sept. 3, and it was a week to remember. Twenty-four champions were crowned, but there were so many more amazing moments in between. Here are some of our favorites.
While they’d both been to the USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds in the past, Andy Amato and his wife Tonya Cummins Amato hoped to one day share the special experience with their 12-year-old daughter Addison Amato. With all horses and humans healthy and with the AEC being held in Lexington, Kentucky, 2023 was their year.
Earlier this year, the United States Eventing Association (USEA) and the Young Horse Show Series (YHS) joined forces to promote the development of young horse programs in the U.S., for sport horse breeders, owners, riders, and trainers. Have you qualified your young horses for the three regional finals?
Liz Halliday had one rail and 1.2 time penalties in hand with Miks Master C when she headed into the Rolex Stadium tonight for show jumping in the $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final at the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds.
All four Training championship divisions completed their cross-country today at the 2023 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds, and three of the four dressage leaders maintained their first place standings.
With the Pan Am Games in Chile this fall on her mind, Liz Halliday galloped out of the start box on Miks Master C in the $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final at the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds this morning with a competitive mindset, hoping to make sure the gelding was checking all the boxes along the way.
It’s been two months since Miks Master C cantered down centerline at the Aachen CCIO4*-S in Germany where he and Liz Halliday helped the U.S. team to a silver medal, and he didn’t look like he missed a beat when he entered the Stonelea Ring today at the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds.
The last time Chin Tonic HS galloped around the Kentucky Horse Park he was completing his first five-star at Land Rover Kentucky in April with Will Coleman.
After a quiet summer due to a respiratory issue, “Chin’s” returned to the bluegrass for a quiet run around the USEA Intermediate Championship at the USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds this week as Coleman eyes the Pau CCI5*-L in France in October.