The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has yet again renewed partnership with Dubarry of Ireland for the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). As a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2022 AEC, Dubarry of Ireland will award two pairs of Dubarry boots for AEC prizes. This year’s AEC will be held on August 30-September 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.
“As Dubarry celebrates our 85th anniversary this year, we are reminded that great sporting traditions survive the trials of time, in large part because of the dedication of sporting bodies. Organizations who work not only to encourage excellence at the top end of competitive sport, but also to nurture enthusiasm and talent at all levels. The USEA American Eventing Championships exemplifies this ethos, and we are proud to return as sponsors for 2022,” saidDanny Hulse, GM of Dubarry of Ireland (USA).
Dubarry has been crafting performance leather footwear since 1937 and has been beloved by members of the USEA for many years. This proud, Irish-owned company has perfected the manufacturing of footwear that is comfortable, durable, and stylish while still making great strides in innovating new ideas for the industry. Dubarry’s signature boot, the Galway boot, exemplifies the quality and engineering behind this trusted name. This all-purpose outdoor boot utilizes full GORE-TEX® lining making it completely waterproof with DryFast-DrySoft™ leather to protect your feet from the cold and mucky stalls.
“We are so grateful to have the continued support of Danny Hulse and his team at Dubarry of Ireland in the U.S.,” said CEO Rob Burk. “I wear my Dubarry boots all the time, and I know they have become a staple product amongst the U.S. Eventing community.”
To learn more about Dubarry of Ireland, visit the Dubarry website.
About the USEA American Eventing Championships
The USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds is the pinnacle of the sport for the national levels. Held annually, the best junior, adult amateur, and professional competitors gather to vie for national championship titles at every level from Beginner Novice to Advanced. This ultimate test of horse and rider draws hundreds of horses and riders from around the country to compete for fabulous prizes, a piece of the substantial prize money, and the chance to be named the National Champion at their respective levels. In fact, the 2021 AEC garnered over 1,000 entries and now stands as the largest eventing competition in North American history. The 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds will be held August 30 – September 4 at the beautiful Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana. Click here to learn more about the USEA American Eventing Championships.
The USEA would like to thank presenting sponsor Nutrena Feeds, Advanced Final Title sponsor, Adequan, Platinum level sponsor Bates Saddles, Gold level sponsors Parker Equine Insurance, SmartPak, Standlee, Capital Square, Silver level sponsors Auburn Laboratories, Mountain Horse, Kerrits and The Jockey Club. The USEA would like to thank all other sponsors supporting the 2022 AEC as well.
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THANK YOU to everyone who has already entered the USEF/USEA Recognized CDCTA Spring Horse Trials scheduled for Sunday, April 9 in Berryville, VA. We will continue to take late entries through Friday, March 24 using USEA’s Xentry system. If you still want to come compete, please enter! The late fee has been waived through Friday, March 24.
The U.S. Equestrian Federation announces the appointment of long-term US Equestrian employee Hallye Griffin as Director of FEI Sport. Griffin will assume the duties of former Director of FEI/High-Performance Sport, Graeme Thom, who has chosen to step away from his role to attend to personal matters.
The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is thrilled to announce that Sidelines Magazine will not only be returning as a “Media Partner of U.S. Eventing,” but they will also be supporting the Association as a “Contributing Level Sponsor of the USEA Emerging Athletes U21 Program” and a “Prize Level Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships.” Sidelines Magazine will give the USEA additional promotion and exposure through their printed and digital media products, while also providing prizes for participants at the AEC and EA21 clinics.