Dec 08, 2021

Fast Facts: USEA Annual Meeting & Convention

By Meagan DeLisle - USEA Staff

After a one-year gap, eventers from all over are ready to gather together and engage in four days of seminars, presentations, and gatherings at the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention. This year’s convention begins Thursday morning at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel and continues through the weekend. Whether you are attending in-person or tuning in from home, we've got all the fast facts you need to know about this year's USEA Annual Meeting & Convention!

  • We anticipate to have over 200 riders, trainers, owners, and eventing enthusiasts in attendance in Albuquerque.
  • As a precursor to this year's USEA Annual Meeting & Convention, a Show Jumping Course Design Seminar with Chris Barnard takes place today. Learn more about this seminar here.
  • There are 22 educational sessions, 11 open forums, and 32 committee meetings on the schedule.
  • This year’s convention features two tracks for attendees to follow, each with their own unique content: Track A and Track B. View the whole schedule with meeting descriptions and speaker information here.
  • The USEA will be providing a livestream of select content from the 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention for those who can’t attend the convention in person. Track A will be open to the public and Track B will be open for USEA members only. Click here for additional information about how to access the livestream and check out the streaming schedule here.
  • The Board of Governors will welcome convention attendees with a reception in Pavilion IV-VI of the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 9.
  • The keynote address at this year’s convention will feature Dr. Mark Revenaugh, renowned expert in equine medicine. Dr. Revenaugh's presentation is titled ‘Top 10 Things I have Learned as an Equine Veterinarian and Other Musings," and attendees will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Revenaugh questions following his presentation.
  • Presided over by Jim Wofford and Jim Wolf, the Year End Awards Ceremony will celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our members during dinner on Saturday, December 11 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
  • There will be 85 awards handed out during the Year End Awards Ceremony.
  • Stop by to grab a bite to eat before your morning meetings in the Grand Liberty Foyer Thursday through Sunday from 7:30-9:00 a.m. at the continental breakfast sponsored by Rebecca Farm.
  • There’s more to do in the city of Albuquerque than simply attending the USEA Convention! Don’t miss out on all that Albuquerque has to offer. Click here to learn more.
  • Didn’t register for convention ahead of time? Not to worry! You can register in person at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel starting tomorrow at 7:30 a.m.

For more information about the 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention, click here or contact [email protected].

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About the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention

The USEA Annual Meeting & Convention takes place each December and brings together a large group of dedicated USEA members and supporters to discuss, learn, and enjoy being surrounded by other eventing enthusiasts. The USEA organizes multiple seminars in addition to committee meetings, open forums, and tons of fun! The 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is taking place at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico, December 9-12, 2021. Click here to learn more about the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.

The USEA would like to thank the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention Sponsors: Adequan, Bates Saddles, Gallops Saddlery, Mountain Horse USA, Nunn Finer, Nutrena, Parker Equine Insurance, RevitaVet, Rebecca Farm, SmartPak Equine, Standlee Premium Western Forage, D.G. Stackhouse & Ellis Saddles, Sunsprite Warmbloods, World Equestrian Brands, Area X, and Saratoga Horseworks.

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