Mar 04, 2020

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Wilton Fair International Grant

Savanna Fulton, recipient of the Wilton Fair Grant. RedBayStock.com Photo.

For 2020, the Wilton Fair Committee is inviting applications for the Wilton Fair International Grant. The first step in the application process is to complete a Declaration of Interest form posted here. Let the committee get to know you and your plans and dreams.

If you meet the criteria listed below and you are interested in training abroad, please complete the Declaration of Interest and submit before the March 30 deadline.

  • The Wilton Fair International Grant is available to U.S. citizens through the year of their 27th birthday.
  • Riders must not have ridden on an international senior team.
  • Applications are invited from riders competing successfully at the CCI4* level and above.
  • Applicants must be willing and able to apprentice with an approved rider/trainer in Europe within 12 months of receiving the grant.
  • The grant must be used to offset training, travel, living, and stabling costs.
  • The successful 2020 recipient will report regularly on progress and how the grant is being utilized.
  • Declarations of Interest for consideration of this grant from qualified riders must be submitted by March 30. Declarations must be completed and received on time in order to be considered for the grant. Late and incomplete submissions will not be considered.
  • Riders who have already trained overseas for an extended period of time are ineligible.
  • This declaration is the first step in the grant process. You may also be asked to participate in an initial phone interview with a committee member following submission of your application.
  • Additional information, budgets, and a second phone interview will be required for riders selected for final consideration.
  • The Declaration of Interest form can be found here. Deadline for submission is March 30.
Nov 26, 2021 Rules

What You Need to Know: New Eventing Rules Effective December 1, 2021

With the new competition season kicking off officially on December 1, it’s time to brush up on the USEF Rules For Eventing ! There are five new rules and amendments that will take effect at the start of the new season regarding competition approvals, officials, and more. To access the full 2022 USEF Rulebook, click here.

Nov 24, 2021 Area Championships

Rider Reflections: Area X Riders Are Exceptional at Area Championships

The last of the Area Championships took place this past weekend in Tucson, Arizona at the Southern Arizona Fall Horse Trials & Area X Championships. Riders from Area X came from all over in hopes of snagging the coveted champion title, but four riders rode to the top of their fields. The USEA caught up with each champion to relive their performances in Tucson.

Nov 23, 2021 Intercollegiate

USEA Collegiate Member: Paige Ansaldi, Five-Star Groom and Full-Time Student at University of Maryland

“This week was just as much about Paige as it was Favian and I because, without her, we are nothing,” said Valerie Vizcarrondo Pride of Blue Clover Eventing in a social media post after her five-star completion at the Maryland 5 Star. Described as Favian’s hero, Paige Ansaldi is a five-star groom at Blue Clover Eventing, a full-time student at the University of Maryland, a team member of the University of Maryland eventing team, and an active competitor herself.

Nov 22, 2021 Association News

USEA Office Closed for Thanksgiving

The USEA office will close at 12:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, November 26 and be closed Thursday, November 25, 2021 and Friday, November 26, 2021 for Thanksgiving weekend. The USEA staff will return emails and phone calls when the office re-opens on Monday, November 29, 2021 or at their earliest convenience.

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