Jul 05, 2023

Meet Us at the Arch: Save the Date for the 2023 Annual Meeting & Convention in St. Louis, MO!

By Kaleigh Collett - USEA Staff | Press Release
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The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) will be traveling to Area IV this Dec. 6-10 for the 2023 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in St. Louis, Missouri! Join us at the “Gateway to the West” to form bonds with fellow USEA members, participate in the governance of our sport and explore a city that is well-known for barbeque and blues.

Annual Meeting & Convention forums and activities will take place at the Marriot St. Louis Grand Hotel in the heart of the city. The hotel is only a 5- to 10-minute walk from the National Blues Museum, the Dome at America’s Center and Busch Stadium and offers several on-site amenities, like a 24-hour fitness center, concierge services, gift shops, and the Zenia Bar & Grill. Reservations can be made online through Bonvoy or by calling the Marriott St. Louis Grand at 855-680-3239. Click here to reserve a room today.

This year, world-renowned scientist and animal welfare activist, Dr. Temple Grandin, will give the keynote address at the Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, Dec. 9. Dr. Grandin currently serves as a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University where she teaches courses on livestock behavior and facility design. A prominent author and speaker on both autism and animal behavior, Dr. Grandin has written more than a dozen books, pioneered the design of livestock handling facilities using modern methods that improve animal welfare and remains a staunch advocate for the autism community. To learn more about Dr. Grandin, visit templegrandin.com or consider watching the HBO documentary on her life.

The USEA Annual Meeting and 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 eventing enthusiasts. This year’s focus is all about you, the competitors and the people who keep us forging ahead through unparalleled obstacles. Come out to see the future of the sport of three-day eventing and become a part of the various seminars to educate yourself on all the latest information of the sport!

For more information on the 2023 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, on Dec. 6-10, please visit useventing.com/convention. St. Louis is easily accessible by air from the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) or the MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV), by train via Amtrak and the historic St. Louis Union Station and by car. For additional travel recommendations and tourist attractions in St. Louis, click here.

The USEA would like to thank the support of the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention sponsors: Adequan, Bates Saddles, Capital Square, D.G. Stackhouse & Ellis, Kerrits, Gallops Saddlery, Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, Mountain Horse, Nunn Finer, Nutrena, Parker Equine Insurance, RevitaVet, Rebecca Farm, SmartPak, Standlee, and World Equestrian Brands.

Sep 23, 2023 Eventing News

Stellar Show Jumping Round Puts Saville in the CCI4*-S Lead at Plantation Field

As Tropical Storm Ophelia brought soaking rains to the region today, the Plantation Field International continued its four days of competition with CCI3*-S and CCI4*-S show jumping and cross-country for CCI1*-S, CCII2*-S, and CCI3*-S divisions.

Sep 23, 2023

Meet the Newest Area IX Champions

The USEA Area IX Championships took place during two different horse trials this summer, with the Modified Championships as part of the The Event at Archer (Cheyenne, Wymoming) in August and the Preliminary, Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice Championships taking place during The Event at Skyline (Mount Pleasant, Utah) in September. In addition, Area IX offered additional championship tests at the Starter and Tadpole levels at Skyline.

Sep 22, 2023 Eventing News

Martin and Luke 140 Take CCI4-S Dressage Lead at Plantation Field International

The CCI4*-S division at the 2023 Plantation Field International Horse Trials kicked off today with 39 horses headed down centerline. Local rider Boyd Martin of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, topped the leaderboard riding Luke 140, owned by the Luke 140 Syndicate, and is also tied for third (28.8) with the Annie Goodwin Syndicate’s Fedarman B. Martin is also placed 23rd with Contessa, owned by the Turner family.

Sep 22, 2023 Young Event Horse

The Dutta Corporation Returns as Title Sponsor of the USEA Young Event Horse Championships

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is humbled to announce the return of long-time partner The Dutta Corporation as the “Title Sponsor of the 2023 USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships,” which include the East Coast Championships at the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill in Elkton, Maryland, on Oct. 19-20 and the West Coast Championships at Twin Rivers Ranch in Paso Robles, California, on Oct. 27-28.

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