The United States Eventing Association (USEA) and EQSportsNet have announced a new partnership to expand the access of eventing fans to livestreaming of competitions in 2018.
The new partnership will enable anyone with an interest in the sport of eventing to watch competition live or on demand for half the cost of a normal EQSportsNet subscription. Simply subscribe online at www.eqsports.net and enter the code EQUSEA2018 during registration. With the discount, registered viewers will be able to watch live and on demand coverage for as little as $5 a month.
The vision of EQSportsNet is to provide comprehensive competition coverage as well as to supply inspiring and educational content across the broad and diverse equestrian landscape. Both event coverage and educational pieces are delivered in HD Instant Live and On Demand. EQSportsNet’s vision aligns perfectly with the USEA’s goals to promote the sport of eventing and educate members and fans.
“We are excited by the quality of the eventing coverage provided by EQSportsNet and we think this is an excellent way to expand the access of our sport to eventing fans,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “USEA members and eventing enthusiasts will now be able to have a front row seat to some of the best competitions in the United States for half the price.”
Among the many viewing options on EQSportsNet is the live and on demand coverage of the Cloud 11 ~ Gavilan North LLC Carolina International held at the beautiful Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, North Carolina on March 21 - 24, 2018. This event is also a leg in the prestigious Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series and a pivotal competition in the eventing calendar. Many of the competitors aiming to compete in the 2018 World Equestrian Games and the Land Rover Kentucky CCI4* will first compete at Carolina International.
About the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series
The 2018 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series features 11 qualifying competitions throughout the United States at the Advanced horse trials and CIC3* levels. The qualifying period begins August 2017 and continues through August 2018 with the final taking place at the 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, Colorado, August 29 – September 2, 2018. Riders who complete a qualifier earn the chance to vie for $40,000 in prize money and thousands of dollars in prizes and the title of Adequan USEA Gold Cup Champion in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final Advanced Division. Click here to learn more about the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series.
About the USEA Member Rewards Program
The USEA Member Rewards Program offers unique cost savings from a variety of businesses for USEA members. Enrollment is free and automatic when you renew your membership each year with the USEA. Services range from tack suppliers, to insurance providers, and travel accommodations to online marketing tools and more. Log onto your online services today to take advantage of these exclusive offers. Click here to access your special Member Rewards codes!
Pan Am Games team gold medalist Tamra Smith and Mai Baum and five-star pairs Andrea Baxter and Indy 500 and Frankie Thieriot Stutes and Chatwin headline a strong Advanced field when Twin Rivers begins an exciting season of eventing competition this weekend.
The USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) and Young Event Horse (YEH) programs have around 30 qualifying competitions each, and youngsters around the country are about to begin their seasons aimed at Championships.
As the season begins to turn, the temperature begins to drop, turnout time becomes more limited, schedules shift to accommodate the waning daylight and the possibility for a colicky horse increases. While the exact environmental causes of colic are not well understood, a commonly accepted theory is that any abrupt changes to a horse’s environment or schedule can increase the risk of colic.