The Coconino Summer I Horse Trials in Flagstaff, Arizona (Area X), July 6-8, 2018, Will offer $10,000 in prize money split between the Open Intermediate, Open Preliminary, Open Training, and Open Novice divisions. First place in each division will receive $1,200, second place will receive $800, and third place will receive $500.
If you need another reason for coming to the Coconino Horse Trials, the list goes on. The Coconino Horse Trials hosts back-to-back events, providing two convenient opportunities to achieve qualifications for the AEC or Rebecca Farm. The Summer I Horse Trials takes place on July 6-8, followed by the Western Underground, Inc. Coconino Summer II Horse Trials and T/N/BN Three-Day Event July 11-14. Additionally, the Coconino Summer II Horse Trials will be offering combined tests for any level for thsoe traveling to compete the following week at Rebecca Farm, and the event ends on Saturday, providing an extra weekend day for travel.
Beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona offers many places to check out between the Summer I and Summer II events, including the Grand Canyon and Sadona. The 6,000-foot elevation, tall pines, and balmy temperatures provide a break from the summer heat and a chance to compete during the hottest months of the year.
This year we are debuting all new cross-country courses designed by James Atkinson with great footing and lots of good galloping. Where else can you travel to get two events for one drive?
Lynn Klisavage got her start teaching riding lessons on Barber’s Point Naval Air Base on O’ahu, Hawaii in the 1960s. When she was in her early 20s, she and her family relocated to Colorado Springs, Colorado, and it was there that Klisavage became the Director of the Air Force Academy Stables.
In 2008, the USEA Young Event Horse Program (YEH) had 20 competitions on the YEH calendar, 36 horses who qualified to compete in the championships, and 15 horses who competed in the 2008 USEA YEH Championships held in Wayne, Illinois at Lamplight Equestrian Center.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce a virtual Adult Team Challenge to take place this fall. Following the cancellation of the 2020 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds, including the Adult Team Championships (ATC), the Adult Rider Coordinators came together to develop an opportunity for their peers.
For over 20 years the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) has been educating all levels of eventing instructors to confirm their knowledge base, both theoretical and practical, upon which they will continue to build throughout their teaching lifetime. The USEA is now shining the spotlight each month on some of the 300 ICP Certified Instructors.