The highly anticipated Event at Rebecca Farm kicks off TODAY in Kalispell, Montana. It’s been called the field of dreams, and for many just getting to attend The Event at Rebecca Farm, and this year is extraordinary, as the Event is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 21:
8:00 a.m. - Novice Dressage
10:00 a.m. - Horse Inspection: Novice and Training Three-Day, CCI2*-L, CCI3*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI4*-L
3:00 p.m. - Cross-Country Course Open — FEI
THURSDAY, JULY 22:
8:00 a.m. - CCI2*-L, - Novice and Training Three-Day, Training Dressage
8:30 a.m. – Novice Cross-Country
FRIDAY, JULY 23:
8:00 a.m. - CCI2*-L, CCI3*-L, CCI4*-S, - CCI4*-L, Preliminary, Intermediate Dressage
8:30 a.m. - Training, Novice and Training Three Day Cross-Country
8:00 a.m. – Novice Show Jumping
SATURDAY, JULY 24:
8:30 a.m. - Intermediate, - CCI3*-L, CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI2*-L, Preliminary Cross-Country
10:00 a.m. - Novice & Training Three-Day, Training Show Jumping
SUNDAY, JULY 25:
8:00 a.m. - Horse Inspection - CCI2*-L, CCI3*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI4*-L
10:00 a.m. - CCI2*-L, CCI3*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI4*-L, Intermediate, Preliminary Show Jumping
Attention USEA members! Registration for the 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is now open! The convention will be held in person on December 7-11, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Savannah Hotel in Savannah, Georgia.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is proud to announce the selected Young Rider athletes for the Emerging Athletes 21 Program (EA21) national camp, now that the EA21 regional clinics have concluded. Twelve riders were accepted into each of the five regional EA21 clinics, taught by USEA Eventing Coaches Program (ECP) instructors, and now riders have been selected from the regional clinics to participate in the inaugural EA21 national camp this winter.
Ninety percent of training a horse is getting the horse to understand exactly what you want them to do. In general, horses are generous and willing creatures who want to please us; very seldom do they behave badly on purpose. Horses don’t come out and say, ‘Let’s make Mom’s (or Dad’s) life miserable today by going as poorly as possible - most prefer to do the right thing, as long as they know what that is.
Regardless of the level at which a horse is competing, its veterinary team is at the forefront of most decisions regarding its career and well-being. Liz Arbittier, VMD, CVA, has been working with equine athletes for over two decades. Graduating from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) in 2001, she worked in private practice with a focus on sports medicine and pre-purchase exams until joining Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center Field Service team in 2013. Situated in the heart of Area II’s eventing scene, the team provides ambulatory services to the surrounding area, which is home to multiple Olympians.