Sep 10, 2013

Flair Returns as Sponsor of the 2013 American Eventing Championships

By USEA

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce that Flair LLC is returning as a sponsor of the 10th Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC), to be held September 26 – 29 at the Texas Rose Horse Park in Tyler, TX.

Flair LLC, maker of the FLAIR Equine Nasal Strip, will be providing financial support for the competition in addition to donating product. Each competitors will receive a FLAIR Strip in the welcome bag and the winners in each division will receive additional FLAIR Strips as part of their prize package.

FLAIR Strips provide drug-free support and protection to the respiratory system of the hard-working equine athlete. FLAIR Strips are proven to: reduce airway resistance, reduce lung stress and bleeding, reduce fatigue, and shorten post-exercise recovery time.

Over 500 horses from across the nation are expected to participate in the American Eventing Championships at the Texas Rose Horse Park in Tyler, TX. This prestigious national championships provides the opportunity for riders at every level of the sport – from Beginner Novice to Advanced – to compete for significant prize money and the chance to be named the best in the nation at their respective levels. The 2013 competition will run from September 26 – 29. For more details on the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by VTO Saddlery, visit the AEC section of the USEA website.

Jun 28, 2022 Rules

Rule Refresher: What Will Be Expected of Me at the Training and Modified Level?

Preparing for your first horse trial and not sure what is expected of you at each level? Over the course of the next few Rule Refreshers, we will be diving into each level and the performance expectations of each phase. Want to better prepare yourself or your students for their first competition or a move-up? The USEA Eventing Handbook by the Levels is a free resource to all USEA members that outlines clear and consistent guidelines for riders and trainers to refer to when navigating their way through the competition levels.

Jun 27, 2022 Profile

Steve and Vicki Sukup Prove that You Always Win When You Bet on the Rider

What happens to a dream deferred? Steve and Vicki Sukup wouldn’t know, because frankly, that’s not their style. Steve is the president and CEO of family-owned Sukup Manufacturing, and also happens to be the co-owner of another Iowan delight—Mo Donegal, the Belmont Stakes winner who was dressed in white carnations earlier this month. Steve and his wife Vicki also have another equine connection who is pretty well known in the eventing world: Elisa Wallace.

Jun 26, 2022 Profile

Ben Noonan: Learning To Steer Through the Eventing School of Life

Anyone who has ever gone from driving a runaround to taking the wheel of a Ferrari can testify that that there are cars—and then, there are cars. Ben Noonan had a similar epiphany on horseback when he went from riding a trail horse over cross-country fences to riding an eventer. “I didn’t really understand why everyone liked eventing so much,” said Ben, now 18 and on the cusp of a professional career, “until I was riding an event horse.”

Jun 25, 2022 Education

Three Ways to Expand Community through Competitions

From the tadpole division at the local starter horse trials through the CCI5* at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day, equestrian competition brings people together. At every level, horse shows can expand community and foster growth for the sport of eventing.

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