The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to welcome back The Chronicle of the Horse as a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) where lucky division winners will receive one-year subscriptions to the magazine. In addition, as a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2018 Adult Team Championships (ATC), The Chronicle of the Horse will generously provide Champion teams with embroidered coolers and prize packs. This year’s AEC will be held August 30-September 2, 2018 at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, Colorado.
"We at The Chronicle of the Horse understand the special challenge amateurs face of balancing horses with family, jobs, and the rest of life,” the company stated. “We are proud to have partnered with the U.S. Eventing Association on the Adult Team Championships since the program’s inception more than 20 years ago, which has been a wonderful way for us to support amateur riders who represent the backbone of our sport. Since the ATC has joined the American Eventing Championships, the joint competition has been a great opportunity for us to reach dedicated equestrians who strive toward excellence at all levels.”
The Chronicle of the Horse is an internationally recognized equestrian magazine and has been covering horse sport for more than 80 years. This weekly publication provides news coverage of national and international sport horse competitions, thorough results, compelling features, and thought-provoking commentary, both in print and online at www.chronofhorse.com.
“For over 81 years The Chronicle of the Horse has established itself as the preeminent source for equestrian news in America,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “It is a pleasure for the USEA to partner with the dedicated staff of this amazing magazine. We are thankful for their continued support of the Adult Team Championships at the American Eventing Championships.”
About the United States Eventing Association
The USEA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), educational organization committed to providing eventing enthusiasts with a competitive level suited to their individual skills. By assisting and educating competitors, event organizers and officials; maintaining responsible safety standards; and registering qualified competitions and clinics, the USEA offers a strong and continuous training opportunity for an ever-expanding field of world-class competitors. Just as importantly, the USEA provides a means for all riders, regardless of age or ability, to experience the thrill of eventing. To learn more about the USEA, visit www.useventing.com.
Bellamy, an Oldenburg/Thoroughbred gelding of unknown breeding, came to Tamra Smith’s farm in Southern California with his mane half-way down his neck and filled with burrs. Bellamy had been sitting in a field for a little over a year after unseating several riders in a row and Smith, known for being good with tricky horses, agreed to take him on.
Pan Am Games team gold medalist Tamra Smith and Mai Baum and five-star pairs Andrea Baxter and Indy 500 and Frankie Thieriot Stutes and Chatwin headline a strong Advanced field when Twin Rivers begins an exciting season of eventing competition this weekend.
The USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) and Young Event Horse (YEH) programs have around 30 qualifying competitions each, and youngsters around the country are about to begin their seasons aimed at Championships.