Jan 31, 2018

EquiAppraisal Signs On as Contributing Sponsor for 2018 USEA Educational Symposium

By Rebecca Lertora - USEA Staff

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) would like to welcome EquiAppraisal, LLC as a Contributing Level Sponsor of the 2018 USEA Educational Symposium. This year’s Educational Symposium will take place February 19-22 in Ocala, Florida at both the Ocala Jockey Club and Longwood Farm South where EquiAppraisal has generously offered to sponsor lunch for all FEH and YEH attendees.

“EquiAppraisal, a leader in the equine appraisal field, is pleased to partner with the USEA for the 2018 Educational Symposium in Ocala, FL,” said Alison Gay, Founder of EquiAppraisal, LLC and a Senior Certified Equine Appraiser. “Sponsoring the USEA Educational Symposium is an honor, as it is a means of celebrating the advancement of equestrian sports in America through continuing education and dialogue. I welcome all participants to Ocala and look forward to meeting you at the educational sessions and events.”

“We are pleased to welcome EquiAppraisal as a sponsor of the 2018 USEA Educational Symposium,” stated USEA CEO Rob Burk. “The Symposium has become an incredibly popular educational opportunity and as the word spreads about the quality of the clinicians and the information provided it is becoming a hot ticket event. The sponsorship by EquiAppraisal is helping to keep the cost of the Symposium at a minimum.”

About EquiAppraisal, LLC

EquiAppraisal, LLC provides an unbiased monetary value for a horse after conducting market research and analysis. Their professional appraisals comply with nationally recognized Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) regulations required by the IRS and in the court room. They are certified through the American Society of Equine Appraisers. For more information about EquiAppraisal, LLC, visit their website

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. Visit the USEA website to learn more.

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