Sep 01, 2017

COMPETITOR ALERT: Adequan® USEA Advanced Gold Cup Final Cross-Country Phase Rescheduled to Begin Sunday, September 3, at 9:45 a.m. Due To The Approach of Inclement Weather

Mill Spring, N.C. September 1, 2017 – The United States Equestrian Association (USEA), Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), and organizers of the USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover and Nutrena® have released a joint statement to announce a schedule change for the Adequan® USEA Advanced Gold Cup Final. The cross-country phase will now be hosted on Sunday, September 3, beginning at 9:45 a.m. on the White Oak Complex at TIEC.

The remainder of the competition schedule for the 2017 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover and Nutrena® will proceed as originally planned. The show jumping phase of the Adequan® USEA Advanced Gold Cup will remain as the "Saturday Night Lights" competition tomorrow evening, beginning at 8:00 p.m.

“The storm has brought a lot of rain to the region and we appreciate the focus on safety for our riders, horses and spectators. That is our very first priority,” said Sharon Decker, COO of TIEC and Tryon Resort. “The course has handled the rain amazingly and our greater concern was emergency vehicle access to the course and safety, as well as spectator movement. An extra day of dry weather will eliminate that concern and we’re looking forward to an exciting finish to great week of competition.”

“Its amazing how well this track has held up with the rain. There are a few places that we will preemptively put out stone dust to make sure that there’s not any issues. Our biggest concern was getting the emergency personnel and vehicles out to the course and that was a risk we were not willing to take,” said Tremaine Cooper, course designer for this week. “This place dries out so well and I think being on the preemptively safe side is always the way to go. We want all of the riders to have the best going possible and the gallop lanes look fantastic now and will only improve with an extra day of sunshine tomorrow.”

For spectators interested in enjoying the Adequan® USEA Advanced Gold Cup Final cross-country, parking will be available at TIEC, as well as at the White Oak Complex, located at 4990 Pea Ridge Road in Mill Spring, N.C.

Click here to view results for the 2017 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover and Nutrena®.

Click to view the updated schedule here.

For more information on the USEA, please visit www.useventing.com and to learn more about Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), please visit www.tryon.com.

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