The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is delighted to announce its renewed partnership with Rebecca Farm for the 2023 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention. Rebecca Farm, which is owned and operated by the Broussard family, will return as a Gold Sponsor of the event and act as the Official Sponsor of the Annual Meeting continental breakfast. The 2023 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention will take place this week on Dec. 7-10 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.
“We can’t thank Jerome Broussard, the entire Broussard Family, and the team from Rebecca Farm enough for their unwavering support of the USEA and the sport of eventing over the years,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Whether it be through acting as the host of the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships or supporting the education and development of eventers at the highest level through the Rebecca Broussard Developing Rider Grants, the family and the Broussard Charitable Foundation Trust have been truly dedicated to ensuring the future of eventing in the U.S. for decades. Make sure to stop by the continental breakfast this week and thank the Broussard’s for their continued support!”
Rebecca Farm is located in picturesque Kalispell, Montana, just minutes from Glacier National Park. The sprawling venue is home to The Event at Rebecca Farm, which is hosted annually in July, and offers national divisions at the Beginner Novice through Intermediate levels, as well as the Novice Three Day and Training Three-Day Classic Series divisions. For international competition, Rebecca Farm also runs the CCI2*-L, CCI3*-S, CCI3*-L, CCI4*-S, and CCI4*-L FEI levels the same week. The Event at Rebecca Farm hosts almost 600 horses and thousands of spectators over four days of competition creating more than a $4 million economic impact on their local community. Additionally, Rebecca Farm hosted the prestigious USEA American Eventing Championships in 2022, hosting Championship divisions for Beginner Novice through the Advanced level.
Learn more about Rebecca Farm by visiting rebeccafarm.org and don’t forget to stop by the continental breakfast, courtesy of Rebecca Farm, from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Thursday through Sunday in the Majestic Ballroom Foyer at the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention this week!
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. To learn more, visit www.useventing.com.
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