The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to welcome Coach Daniel Stewart as a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention, taking place on December 6-9, 2018 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. Daniel Stewart of Equestrian Athlete Camps will be generously co-sponsoring the breakfast buffet open to convention attendees from 7:30 a.m, to 9:00 a.m., Thursday, December 6 through Sunday, December 9. Daniel Stewart will also be hosting a seminar, Equestrian Fitness and Focus, on Saturday, December 8 at 8:00 a.m. in Napoleon B1.
Daniel Stewart, Head Coach of the Equestrian Athlete Training Camps held at the US Olympic Training Center, is proud to join the USEA team this year as a sponsor of the Annual Meeting & Convention. “Everyone can benefit from a little bit more confidence and courage, strength and stamina, so come join Coach Stewart’s workshop Saturday morning for a taste of what these empowering four-day training camps can do for you!” said Daniel Stewart.
Rider fitness is quickly becoming a focal point for riders who are motivated to improve their effectiveness in the saddle, and Stewart has built his life around exactly that. Stewart and his team of assistant coaches host four-day equestrian athlete training camps at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. Open to riders of all ages, levels, and disciplines, Stewart’s unmounted equestrian camps are dedicated to improving rider fitness.
“Coach Daniel Stewart has been a staple for event riders seeking improvement with fitness and sports psychology over the years," said Kate Lokey, USEA Director of Programs and Marketing. "We are lucky that he shares a 'Tip of the Month' web series with the USEA and has recently become a supporter of the USEA American Eventing Championships. It’s an honor to have his support with the Equestrian Athlete Camps held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center at the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention!”
About Coach Daniel Stewart
Author of the USEA Tip of the Month, Coach Daniel Stewart has been a successful international trainer and instructor for over 25 years. In addition to the United States, he’s trained riders in Spain, Portugal, Canada, Mexico, Belgium, United Arab Emirates, England, Switzerland, Greece, and the West Indies. From 1999 to 2007 he coached riders on several United States Equestrian Teams to success at many World Championships, the World Equestrian Games, and the Olympics. As the internationally acclaimed author of Pressure Proof Your Riding, Equestrian Fit and Focused in 52, and Ride Right, he’s widely considered one of the world’s leading experts on equestrian sports psychology, performance, and athletics. He teaches clinics and seminars to thousands of eventers each year, coaches equestrian athlete-camps at the US Olympic Training center (riders of all ages and levels), and is the keynote speaker at many USEA Area Annual Meetings. He lives in Naples, Florida where he also produces weekly equestrian sports psychology, fitness, and instructor certification videos as part of his Pressure Proof Academy.
About the United States Eventing Association
The USEA is a non-profit 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, visit www.useventing.com.
The FEI has published its Policy for Enhanced Competition Safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, aimed at assisting organizers and national federations with the safe resumption of international equestrian events in line with national and local restrictions.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has approved additional modifications to the qualification period for the 2020 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds. The AEC is scheduled to take place August 25-30, 2020 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, and the USEA is doing everything possible to ensure a safe and successful Championship, while also ensuring fair opportunities for all.
This article will be updated to include statements as they are released from upcoming USEA recognized events regarding actions they are taking due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
This has been a difficult decision, but with the current pandemic situation at hand, we feel that this is the correct and ‘common sense’ direction to take. We are developing a plan to host a shorter, smaller, and more focused competition. We will be using state and local protocols to help guide us through this. Safety is paramount at Rebecca Farm, for both equine and human participants.