The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Professional Horseman’s Council (PCH) is happy to announce another year of The Event College at AEC! The Event College is a special series designed to educate competitors as well as the general public about the sport of eventing. Get hands-on about grooming, learn the best way to walk cross-country and understand the intricacies of warm up with the best professionals in the country!
“Tuition” for the Event College is FREE. All are welcome to come learn more about eventing! Classes take place Wednesday – Saturday of the competition. Keep an eye out for the PHC Event College Sign to find your “classroom.”
2016 AEC EVENT COLLEGE SCHEDULE
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
2:00 pm Walk the Novice course with Sara Kozumplik Murphy- Meet at the XC start box
5:00 pm Learn about grooming at home and at horse shows with Max Corcoran- Meet at the VTO Booth
5:15 pm Walk the Training course with Eric Dierks- Meet at the XC start box
Thursday, September 1, 2016
10:00 am Meet Eric Dierks for Dressage 101 at the Open Intermediate dressage ring
5:00 pm Discuss legs, leg care, boots, etc. with Sam Burton and Max Corcoran- Meet at the VTO Booth in the USEA Sponsor Village
Friday, September 2, 2016
3:00 pm Cross Country 101 during the Open Intermediate division- Meet at the Derby Field (Professor TBD)
5:00 pm Discuss management and tips for a good program with Sam Burton and Max Corcoran- Meet at the VTO Booth in the USEA Sponsor Village
Saturday, September 3, 2016
11:00 am Eventing 101 - New to eventing? Who is jumping what? Meet with USEA CEO Rob Burk to learn the basics!
4:00 pm Show Jumping 101 during the Open Intermediate with Lauren Kieffer
The Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover (AEC) is the pinnacle of the sport for the national levels. Held annually, this event draws together the best competitors from across the country vying for national titles from the Beginner Novice through the Advanced level. This year's AEC is being held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, N.C. August 31-September 4, 2016.
Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.
The 2021 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention is three months away, and this year USEA members will reunite in Area X! Every USEA member is invited to celebrate the 2021 competition season in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Dec. 9-12. The week will be packed with educational seminars, committee meetings, open forums, and the annual awards. Start planning your trip to Albuquerque!
The USEF Amateur Task Force is requesting your valuable feedback on several USEF Amateur Rule changes under consideration by the USEF Amateur Task Force.
Plantation Field International celebrates its 14th year of competition this year with CCI4*-S, CCI3*-S, and CCI2*-S competition kicking off on Thursday, September 16, and running until Sunday, September 19. Tucked away amidst the hills of Unionville, Pennsylvania, the event is known for its stunning cross-country backdrops and the top field of riders the competition draws in.