The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the continued support of Nunn Finer as a USEA sponsor. John Nunn, president and owner of Nunn Finer and Bit of Britain, has supported many USEA programs over the years with both companies. For 2019, The Overall Leaderboard Title Sponsorship will now be transferred from Bit of Britain to Nunn Finer, putting Nunn Finer as the new Title Sponsor of all the USEA overall leaderboards.
John Nunn’s parent company Bit of Britain will also continue to generously offer USEA members a 5% discount on all orders placed through the Bit of Britain website.
“Nunn Finer has been a longtime sponsor of USEA Programs and is excited to be the new Title Sponsor of the USEA Leaderboards for 2019,” stated John Nunn. “We have been dedicated to discovering and developing innovative products for the eventing community since 1993, so partnering with USEA is a natural fit. Good luck to all competitors and cheers to an exciting 2019 season.”
“When I was actively competing, I loved Nunn Finer products,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “I knew their products were always going to be top quality and designed by real eventers who understand what we need. Not to mention Nunn Finer president John Nunn who has personally contributed so much time, energy and money to our sport. There is no better choice than Nunn Finer in my book. Please show your support to Nunn Finer by purchasing your equipment from those who support our equine, events, and eventers!”
About Nunn Finer
As an active eventing and show jumping competitor himself, 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. Look for Nunn Finer at all your favorite retailers throughout the United States and Europe or visit their website.
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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