The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce the continued partnership with Nunn Finer. Nunn Finer is coming back as the official Title Sponsor of the USEA Leaderboards. Year-end leaderboard winners will be awarded during the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention, and this year’s Annual Meeting & Convention will take place at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on December 12-15, 2019.
"Thirty years doing anything is a long time, it is my pleasure to continue my support for the USEA with Nunn Finer Products. It has been wonderful to see all of the continued changes in the sport of eventing throughout this time. I look forward to many more years of partnership with this Association that is so forward-thinking," said John Nunn.
Founded in 1993 by John Nunn, Nunn Finer offers top quality English riding supplies at an affordable price. As an active eventer, John Nunn understands the need for quality tack that holds up, looks great, and is affordable. Along with gorgeous bridles, Nunn Finer offers matching martingales, breastplates, and stirrup leathers along with an array of equine boots for day-to-day training and competition. Nunn Finer is also the largest supplier of studs and caulks in the country and the only manufacturer of the revolutionary self-cleaning stud.
“I love Nunn Finer,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Their beautifully designed products are always of the highest quality. Loved by eventers nationwide, Nunn Finer tack is a staple in the eventing community. We are extremely thankful for John Nunn’s continued support.”
Look for Nunn Finer at retailers throughout the United States and Europe or visit www.nunnfiner.com.
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 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is taking place at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, December 12-15, 2019. Click here to learn more about the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.
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.
A case of EHV-1 (neurological) has been reported in Ocala, Florida, similar in nature, but unrelated to the neurological strain of EHV-1 impacting Valencia (ESP) and other European countries. The horse was not shipped from Europe and was not on show grounds at the onset of symptoms. USEF is working closely with the Florida Department of Agriculture and state authorities who are completing contact tracing and identifying the potential source of the virus exposure.
Five-star eventer Kim Severson taught a show jumping clinic in January at Milestone Sport Horses in Lovettsville, Virginia where she instructed riders on the importance of forward riding for successful jumping. In this exercise, which Severson progressively adds additional pieces to, riders are instructed to focus on the quality of their canter.
On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Central time, join Eric Dierks for a live stream interview with David O'Connor. David was an alternate for the 1988 Summer Olympics, and riding Wilton Fair, was part of the U.S. team at the 1990 World Equestrian Games, where he placed 35th individually and the team finished fourth.
Billy Jackson was introduced to horses at a young age through his local 4-H program. “One of my mom's close friends was a large animal vet and she really encouraged me to stay with it,” Jackson said. As an adult, he is a Marketing Project Manager, and when he’s not at work, he’s a lower level eventer based at Poplar Place Farm.