The 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico is only one week away! Start planning your personal agenda as next week will have a jam-packed schedule starting on Wednesday, December 8 through Sunday, December 12.
The convention schedule is available for viewing online. On the schedule, there are two tracks featured – Track A (shaded blue) and Track B (shaded red) and attendees can pick and choose which meeting out of the two tracks they wish to attend. The week will start off on Wednesday with the interactive show jumping course design clinic with Chris Barnard and Sunday will wrap up the week with a Board of Governors meeting open to the public. Friday and Saturday will be the busiest days with educational content, meetings, awards celebrations, and more happening from sunup to sundown.
Track A will include speakers like five-star eventer Ashley Johnson, equestrian strength and training coach Tony Sandoval, and veterinarian Dr. Sue Dyson. Topics featured in Track A include 'The Perceived Need for Speed,’ ‘Age is Just A Number,’ and ‘The Regenerative Medicine of 2021.’
Track B will include speakers such as USEA CEO Rob Burk and the Tokyo Olympic team made up of Doug Payne, Phillip Dutton, Boyd Martin, and Tamie Smith. Topics featured in Track B include ‘Eventing’s Evolving: 3 Top Riders Predict What’s Next,’ ‘Equine Syndication 101,’ and ‘Tokyo Olympic Games Review Panel.’
Interested in learning more about the speakers for each meeting? Speaker bios are available on the convention schedule. Click on the specific meeting you are interested in, and it will provide more details including the bio for each speaker.
All meetings starting on Thursday through Sunday will take place in the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel. A map of the hotel meeting rooms is also available on the convention schedule page or click here to view the map.
If you have any downtime, don’t forget to shop the Convention vendors. Check out the vendor list here.
Register now before prices go up! The early bird discount will expire on December 6 and attendees may register here before ticket prices increase. The most cost-effective registration is the full week pass that allows access to all open meetings Thursday through Sunday. Single-day passes are also available for purchase.
Click here for more helpful links. The USEA can’t wait to see you in Albuquerque!
About the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention
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 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is taking place at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico, December 9-12, 2021. Click here to learn more about the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.
The USEA would like to thank the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention Sponsors: Adequan, Bates Saddles, Gallops Saddlery, Mountain Horse USA, Nunn Finer, Nutrena, Parker Equine Insurance, RevitaVet, Rebecca Farm, SmartPak Equine, Standlee Premium Western Forage, D.G. Stackhouse & Ellis Saddles, Sunsprite Warmbloods, World Equestrian Brands, Area X, and Saratoga Horseworks.
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