The 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention featuring the 7th USEA’s Eventing Hall of Fame kicks off tomorrow at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. Eventers from all over the country are converging on “The Big Easy” to spend four days attending meetings, seminars, and presentations on a wide range of topics as well as celebrating the accomplishments of their fellow eventers at the Year End Awards Ceremony and Hall of Fame Gala.
The program for the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is jam-packed with useful information to help you make the most of your Convention experience. Want to learn more about the different speakers? Check out the speaker bios. Not sure which sessions you want to attend? Read the descriptions of the different sessions. Interested in learning more about the special awards being presented at the Year End Awards Ceremony? Take a look at the descriptions of the special awards and grants that will be awarded this weekend. All of that and more is at your fingertips, just a click away!
Click on the program cover below to access the digital program for the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.
Remember, you can also access information about the speakers and sessions through the Convention App, which will also allow you to select your favorite sessions and have notifications pushed directly to your phone. Click to download the Meeting Application for Events app for Apple iOS or Google Android, search for USEA in the app, and click on 2018 Convention.
If you can’t make it to Convention this year but still want to tune in, be sure to watch the convention live stream! Click here to access the live stream and check out the streaming schedule.
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About the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention
The USEA Annual Meeting & Convention takes place each December and brings together a large group of dedicated USEA members and supporters to discuss, learn, and enjoy being surrounded by other eventing enthusiasts. The USEA organizes multiple seminars in addition to committee meetings, open forums, and tons of fun! The 2018 Annual Meeting & Convention is taking place at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 6-9, 2018. Visit the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention page to stay up to date on news, announcements, and details.
The USEA would like to thank Adequan, Devoucoux, Nutrena, Charles Owen, Standlee Hay, Merck Animal Health, SmartPak, Mountain Horse, Parker Equine Insurance, Rebecca Farm, Auburn Laboratories, Stackhouse & Ellis Saddles, Nunn Finer, World Equestrian Brands, Gallops Saddlery, Revitavet, CWD, H.E. Tex Sutton Forwarding Company, Trio Safety CPR + AED Solutions, Equestrian Athlete Camps at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, and Hylofit for sponsoring the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.
Following the popularity of Rules Open Forum held virtually during the 2020 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in December, the USEA Competitions, Calendar, and Rules Committee decided to host another Rules Webinar to share information about the extraordinary rule changes going into effect on April 1, 2021 and the rule change proposals being put forward to the USEF by March 1, 2021 for approval for the 2022 competition season.
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.
Chris Ryan’s initial assessment of this 3-year-old off-the-track Thoroughbred gelding is that he’s a “good quality sort. Brown is a great color – a strong color in ‘nature.’ One of the first questions I ask myself when evaluating a horse is if he has refinement. We know the breed type here is Thoroughbred but I still ask the question."
The USEA Event Companion App was launched in late 2016 for iOS and Android devices to provide USEA members with easy, at-your-fingertips access to the USEA calendar of events, dressage tests, rules, news, and more. The app, now in its fifth year, has rolled out a new feature for users - push notifications are here!