The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce long time sponsor, Nutrena will be returning as a Corporate Sponsor and the “Official Feed of the USEA.” Nutrena has shown its support for the American Eventing Championships (AEC) for several years and will be a Presenting Sponsor of this year’s event. The American Eventing Championships, presented by Nutrena, will be held August 30-September 2, 2018 at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO.
“We are glad to be continuing our long-standing relationship with the USEA,” stated Caitlin Gagnon, with Cargill Animal Nutrition. “The partnership we have created continues to strengthen and it’s exciting to think about what we could do together in the future.”
Cargill manufactures and markets a complete line of Nutrena brand feeds and supplements that help horses and all classes of livestock maintain optimal health throughout all stages of life. Using the highest-quality ingredients and the most up-to-date nutritional technology, Cargill is committed to the health, well-being and safety of its customers' horses, livestock and pets.
“Since the very first AEC in 2004, Nutrena has partnered with the USEA as one of our corporate sponsors,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Having partnered with Nutrena for over 14 years, we are proud to call Nutrena the “Official Feed of the USEA” today. We know that feeding Nutrena brings U.S. eventers peace of mind thanks to their incredibly high standards and their focus on optimum nutrition and peak performance. We urge our members to consider Nutrena when feeding their equine.”
From the beginning, our scientists set out to understand exactly how good nutrition works. As a result, Nutrena animal feed has been developing the latest innovations in the care and feeding of animals since 1921. We focus on providing precisely balanced, consistent nutrients in every bag to bring out the best in your animal, at any age or activity level.
And there’s no need to simply take our word for it. Our staff includes more than 90 Ph.D.-level scientists who perform research in two innovation centers and 16 application centers, and in participation with universities and partners across the nation.
No matter what part of the country you call home, you’ll find Nutrena feeds readily available, so you can give your animals high-quality nutrition. For a lifetime.
For more information on its Nutrena brand products, visit www.nutrenaworld.com.
About the AEC
The USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds 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 Colorado Horse Park August 30-September 2, 2018. To learn more, visit useventing.com/AEC
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to welcome back longtime sponsor, FITS Riding, Ltd. for 2021. They are returning as a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds, a Contributing Level Sponsor of the 2021 USEA Adult Team Championships, a Contributing Level Sponsor of the 2021 USEA Classic Series, and a Contributing Level Sponsor of the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships. As a sponsor of these USEA programs, FITS Riding will generously provide gift certificates as prizes for the Intercollegiate championship competitors, AEC and ATC competitors, and Classic Series winners.
“I wouldn’t trade it for anything, it was an amazing experience.” Twenty-five years ago, Kerry Millikin and her off-the-track Thoroughbred gelding, Out and About (who was only 8 years old at the time) won the individual Olympic bronze medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, making her one of five females to have earned an individual Olympic medal for the U.S.
The Fair Hill Organizing Committee (FHOC), an affiliate of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland (The Sport Corp.), today announced athletes and horses in the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill (CCI5*-L) will be competing for $300,000 in prize money. Additionally, the US Equestrian Federation (USEF) Eventing National Championship (CCI3*-L), running in conjunction with the 5 Star, will award $25,000 in prize money. Both events, as well as the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Young Event Horse East Coast Championships, will take place this October 14-17 at the new Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Cecil County, Maryland.
You’ve seen a horse you like. You’ve ridden it; you love it. The money’s right; you’ve agreed to buy it. What happens next?
Pre-purchase veterinary examinations are one of those topics that a roomful of horsey people could discuss - and argue amongst themselves about - for hours. For the amateur rider, that can be confusing and slightly alarming.
So, let’s simplify it. What is a pre-purchase examination, why are they done, and what should you expect?