Feb 02, 2023

Blast from the Past: Compete in a USEA Classic Series Event in 2023

By Kaleigh Collett - USEA Staff
USEA/Meagan DeLisle photo

Experience the thrill of traditional long format three-day eventing by competing in a USEA Classic Series event in 2023! The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce that the 2023 Classic Series calendar is now available. Long-format events from the Beginner Novice to Preliminary levels are still a reality thanks to the USEA Classic Series and include roads and tracks, steeplechase, and cross-country on "endurance day," as well as horse inspections and additional educational activities throughout the weekend.

Planning to compete in a Classic Series event? Click here to make sure you are qualified and view the list of participating events below. Keep in mind that the calendar is a tentative list of events that is subject to change. Please continue to check the USEA Classic Series homepage for updates throughout the year.

2023 USEA Classic Series Calendar:

Preliminary Three-Day Events

Waredaca | October 27-29, 2023 | Laytonsville, MD (Area II)

Modified Three-Day Events

Waredaca | October 27-29, 2023 | Laytonsville, MD (Area II)

Training Three-Day Events

Indiana Eventing Association (IEA) | June 2-4, 2023 | Edinburgh, IN (Area VIII)

Summer Coconino H.T. and Western Underground Inc. | July 6-8, 2023 | Flagstaff, Arizona (Area X)

The Event at Rebecca Farm | July 19-23, 2023 | Kalispell, MT (Area VII)

Spokane Sport Horse 9th Annual Fall H.T. | September 28 – October 1, 2023 | Spokane, WA (Area VII)

Hagyard Midsouth Three-Day Event | October 18-22, 2023 | Lexington, KY (Area VIII)

Waredaca | October 27-29, 2023 | Laytonsville, MD (Area II)

Ram Tap Horse Park H.T. | November 17-19, 2023 | Fresno, CA (Area VI)

Novice Three-Day Events

Indiana Eventing Association (IEA) | June 2-4, 2023 | Edinburgh, IN (Area VIII)

Summer Coconino H.T. and Western Underground Inc. | July 6-8, 2023 | Flagstaff, Arizona (Area X)

The Event at Rebecca Farm | July 19-23, 2023 | Kalispell, MT (Area VII)

Spokane Sport Horse 9th Annual Fall H.T. | September 28 – October 1, 2023 | Spokane, WA (Area VII)

Waredaca | October 27-29, 2023 | Laytonsville, MD (Area II)

Ram Tap Horse Park H.T. | November 17-19, 2023 | Fresno, CA (Area VI)

Beginner Novice Three-Day Events

Indiana Eventing Association (IEA) | June 2-4, 2023 | Edinburgh, IN (Area VIII)

Summer Coconino H.T. and Western Underground Inc. | July 6-8, 2023 | Flagstaff, Arizona (Area X)

Spokane Sport Horse 9th Annual Fall H.T. | September 28 – October 1, 2023 | Spokane, WA (Area VII)

Waredaca | October 27-29, 2023 | Laytonsville, MD (Area II)

Ram Tap Horse Park H.T. | November 17-19, 2023 | Fresno, CA (Area VI)

*There is no championship for the Classic Series

For more information about the USEA Classic Series, please contact Kate Lokey, (703) 779-9897.

For questions about qualifications, please contact Sharon Gallagher, (703) 669-9995.

Helpful Links:

Classic Series Qualifications

Classic Series Guidelines

Entry Form for Classic Series

About the USEA Classic Series

The USEA Classic Series keeps the spirit of the classic long ­format three­-day events alive for Beginner Novice through the Preliminary levels, including the Modified level as well. Competitors can experience the rush of endurance day, including roads and tracks, steeplechase, the vet box, and cross­-country, as well as participate in formal veterinary inspections and educational activities with experts on the ins and outs of competing in a long ­format three-­day event. Riders who compete in a USEA Classic Series event during the year will have the chance to win a variety of prizes at the events from USEA sponsors. Click here to learn more about the USEA Classic Series.

The USEA would like to thank bronze sponsors FITS, SmartPak Equine and D.G. Stackhouse & Ellis Saddles, as well as contributing sponsors Bates Saddles and Parker Equine Insurance for supporting the USEA Classic Series.

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