Oct 14, 2020

David O’Connor and Boyd Martin Share their Stories in New Podcast Series

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Two of our favorite United States Eventing Olympians share the untold moments of impact in their lives and careers with horses. Brought to you by American Regent Animal Health, maker of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), the “Stories in Stride” podcast explores how these greats—and others—bridled their unique talents to thrive in the equestrian world.

Hear their most impactful memories as well as words of wisdom in their invigorating interviews.

In O’Connor’s episode, you’ll hear him talk about his informative riding trip across America with his mother at age 11, his incredible Olympic mounts, and his time as USEF President.

“Put yourself around the best people you can find... and just be around them. Usually, if you’re annoying enough, they give you a job.” - David O’Connor, two-time Olympian and former USEF President

Martin shares his equestrian upbringing in Australia, his move to America, the harrowing rescue of his horse from a burning barn, and how the equestrian community has shaped his family and life in his episode.

“The [best] advice you receive isn’t spoken. It’s learnt behavior from watching... [it’s] how [winners] handle themselves once the competition is over.” - Boyd Martin, two-time Olympian and international five-star rider

Become inspired. Listen to the full episodes now. Stream “Stories in Stride” wherever you get your podcasts.

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Nov 26, 2021 Convention

Rebecca Farm Returns as Gold Level Sponsor for the 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Rebecca Farm. Rebecca Farm will return as a Gold Level Sponsor of the 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention and will be the exclusive sponsor for the Annual Meeting continental breakfast. This year’s Annual Meeting & Convention will take place at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico on December 9-12, 2021.

Nov 26, 2021 Rules

What You Need to Know: New Eventing Rules Effective December 1, 2021

With the new competition season kicking off officially on December 1, it’s time to brush up on the USEF Rules For Eventing ! There are five new rules and amendments that will take effect at the start of the new season regarding competition approvals, officials, and more. To access the full 2022 USEF Rulebook, click here.

Nov 24, 2021 Area Championships

Rider Reflections: Area X Riders Are Exceptional at Area Championships

The last of the Area Championships took place this past weekend in Tucson, Arizona at the Southern Arizona Fall Horse Trials & Area X Championships. Riders from Area X came from all over in hopes of snagging the coveted champion title, but four riders rode to the top of their fields. The USEA caught up with each champion to relive their performances in Tucson.

Nov 23, 2021 Intercollegiate

USEA Collegiate Member: Paige Ansaldi, Five-Star Groom and Full-Time Student at University of Maryland

“This week was just as much about Paige as it was Favian and I because, without her, we are nothing,” said Valerie Vizcarrondo Pride of Blue Clover Eventing in a social media post after her five-star completion at the Maryland 5 Star. Described as Favian’s hero, Paige Ansaldi is a five-star groom at Blue Clover Eventing, a full-time student at the University of Maryland, a team member of the University of Maryland eventing team, and an active competitor herself.

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