The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Black Petticoat for the 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). As a Bronze Level Sponsor of the AEC, Black Petticoat will provide gift certificates to the top three finishers of every AEC division. This year’s AEC will be held on August 23 - September 5 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.
“We are thrilled to once again be supporting the AEC. As die-hard, lifelong eventers, we understand that eventers expect quality, function, and fit in their clothes, and that’s what we deliver,” said Lauren Dunlap, owner of Black Petticoat.
Black Petticoat is a forward-thinking fashion and equestrian clothing retailer. Owner Lauren Dunlap and her mother, Rebecca Dunlap, have hand-selected each and every piece in their shop. Together they have curated a shop that includes timeless classic fashion pieces. They also offer stunning shoes and boots, unique jewelry, and equestrian clothing that can go from the streets to the stables to the show ring. Some of the brands that Black Petticoat carries include Asmar Equestrian, and the boutique fashion lines Indigenous Designs, Liebeskind Berlin, and Zeyzani.
“We are very excited to be offering Black Petticoat gift certificates as prizes at this year’s AEC,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Black Petticoat offers elegant products that are suitable for every type of eventer. Lauren and Rebecca Dunlap are experts in equestrian fashion, and we are thrilled to partner with them for another year at the AEC!”
For more information on Black Petticoat, please visit www.blackpetticoat.com.
About the USEA American Eventing Championships
The USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds is the pinnacle of the sport for the national levels. Held annually, the best junior, adult amateur, and professional competitors gather to vie for national championship titles at every level from Beginner Novice to Advanced. This ultimate test of horse and rider draws hundreds of horses and riders from around the country to compete for fabulous prizes, a piece of the substantial prize money, and the chance to be named the National Champion at their respective levels. In fact, the 2019 AEC garnered over 1,000 entries and took place with 925 starters, now standing as the largest eventing competition in North American history. The 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds will be held August 31 – September 5 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Click here to learn more about the USEA American Eventing Championships.
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Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.