Jan 06, 2020

Experience a Long Format Event in 2020 with the USEA Classic Series

By Jessica Duffy - USEA Staff
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The USEA Classic Series keeps the spirit of the long format event alive for Beginner Novice through Preliminary levels. For some, riding in a Classic Series event is the highlight of their competitive season and completing a long format event at any level is quite the achievement.

Riders have the chance to experience the rush of endurance day, including roads and tracks, steeplechase, the vet box, and cross-country, as well as participate in formal veterinary inspections and educational activities with experts on the ins and outs of competing in a long-format three-day event. The USEA Classic Series has something for everyone, and those that undertake the preparation for a long format event are in for a lot of hard work, fun rides, and the ultimate educational experience!

Will you be putting a long format Classic Series event on your calendar in 2020? Check to see if you are qualified!

2020 USEA Classic Series Schedule

Preliminary Three-Day Events

Spokane Sport Horse Farm Fall H.T. | October 1-4, 2020 | Spokane, WA (Area VIII)

Hagyard Midsouth | October 14-18, 2020 | Lexington, KY (Area VIII)

Waredaca | October 22-25, 2020 | Laytonsville, MD (Area II)

Training Three-Day Events

Fresno County H.T. | April 17-19, 2020 | Fresno, CA (Area VI)

Indiana Eventing Association (IEA) | May 28 - 31, 2020 | Edinburgh, IN (Area VIII)

Coconino | July 9-11, 2020 | Flagstaff, AZ (Area X)

The Event at Rebecca Farm | July 22-26, 2020 | Kalispell, MT (Area VII)

Spokane Sport Horse Farm Fall H.T. | October 1-4, 2020 | Spokane, WA (Area VII)

Hagyard Midsouth | October 14-18, 2020 | Lexington, KY (Area VIII)

Waredaca | October 22-25, 2020 | Laytonsville, MD (Area II)

Novice Three-Day Events

Fresno County H.T. | April 17-19, 2020 | Fresno, CA (Area VI)

Indiana Eventing Association (IEA) | May 28-31, 2020 | Edinburgh, IN (Area VIII)

Coconino | July 9-11, 2020 | Flagstaff, AZ (Area X)

The Event at Rebecca Farm | July 22-26, 2020 | Kalispell, MT (Area VII)

Spokane Sport Horse Farm Fall H.T. | October 1-4, 2020 | Spokane, WA (Area VII)

Waredaca | October 22-25, 2020 | Laytonsville, MD (Area II)

Beginner Novice Three-Day Events

Coconino | July 9-11, 2020 | Flagstaff, AZ (Area X)

Spokane Sport Horse Farm Fall H.T. | October 1-4, 2020 | Spokane, WA (Area VII)

The Maryland H.T. at Loch Moy | October 9-11, 2020 | Adamstown, MD (Area II)

*This is a tentative calendar and updates or changes will be made on the USEA Classic Series page.

USEA/Jessica Duffy Photo.

About the USEA Classic Series

The USEA Classic Series keeps the spirit of the classic long ­format three­-day events alive for Beginner Novice through the Preliminary levels. Competitors can experience the rush of endurance day, including roads and tracks, steeplechase, the vet box, and cross­-country, as well as participate in formal veterinary inspections and educational activities with experts on the ins and outs of competing in a long ­format three-­day event. Riders who compete in a USEA Classic Series event during the year will have the chance to win a variety of prizes at the events from USEA sponsors. Click here to learn more about the USEA Classic Series.

The USEA would like to thank Bates Saddles, C4 Belts, FLAIR, FITS, SmartPak Equine, Stackhouse & Ellis Saddles, and for sponsoring the USEA Classic Series.

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Founded in 2019, the MARS Bromont Rising U25 Program was initially created to assist up-and-coming riders under the age of 25 in North America who had not yet competed in a destination event, such as the program’s namesake the MARS Bromont CCI in Lac Brume, Quebec, Canada, or been recognized by the USEF programs intended for emerging athletes.. Spearheaded by the late Steve Blauner and Sue Ockendon, the program sought to give back to the sport by helping the next generation of riders get more experience under their belt with the help of the financial assistance provided by the program, and the two days of included instruction from leading coaches around the world.

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And just like that, it is time for the Morven Park International! The prestigious event will take place Thursday, October 6, and run through Sunday, October 10 in Leesburg, Virginia. This is the event’s second year offering the CCI4*-L division, in addition to their CCI4*-S, CCI3*-S, and CCI2*-S divisions. That’s not all! The historic grounds at Morven Park will also host national divisions at the Novice, Training, and Preliminary levels.

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