The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the continued partnership with Parker Equine Insurance. Parker Equine Insurance will return as the ”Official Equine Insurance Provider of the USEA” for 2020 and 2021. In addition to their corporate sponsorship, Parker Equine Insurance will join as a Gold Level Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships, a Bronze Level Sponsor of the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention, an Insurance Partner of the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program, and a Contributing Level Sponsor to the USEA Classic Series, USEA Young Event Horse Program, and USEA Future Event Horse Program.
“We are excited to continue our support of eventing at all levels through this partnership. Being there for our clients to assure their horses, farms, employees, and beyond are covered is something we care about a great deal as horse people ourselves. We look forward to helping USEA members with their insurance needs, and are available to answer any questions free of charge,” said Donna Parker of Parker Equine Insurance
With over 40 years of industry experience, Equine Insurance, a division of Parker General Insurance, is a leading agency in the United States. The equine policies they offer include equine mortality, major medical and surgical, care, custody and control as well as workers’ compensation and employers’ liability. Parker Equine Insurance provides customers with the best insurance protection possible, at an affordable price.
“We are very proud to call Parker Equine Insurance the Official Equine Insurance Provider of the USEA,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Parker Equine Insurance is a highly trusted company, and U.S. Eventing is lucky to have their support. Every eventer should consider having them as their equine insurance provider.”
Parker Equine Insurance offers a 5% discount to all USEA ICP certified instructors. To learn more about Parker Equine Insurance’s line of quality products, visit www.equine-ins.com. Be sure to follow them on social media for insurance tips and helpful information @ParkerEquineInsurance on Facebook and @equine.insurance on Instagram.
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.
The Fair Hill Organizing Committee (FHOC), an affiliate of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland (The Sport Corp.), today announced the inaugural Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill will take place October 14-17, 2021. Health and safety factors, in addition to other challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, led to a final decision to postpone the international three-day eventing competition originally scheduled for this October at the newly constructed Special Event Zone at Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area in Cecil County, Maryland.
Apple Knoll Farm in Millis, Massachusetts (Area I) was scheduled to host two one-day events in 2020 offering Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice divisions. Their May event was forced to cancel due to COVID-19, but their September event is planning to run as scheduled.
This article will be updated to include statements as they are released from upcoming USEA recognized events regarding actions they are taking due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
For many equestrians today, horse insurance is often viewed as a big, daunting, and scary topic. There are potential pitfalls and there is a lot of fine print to be addressed. The questions are many and the fine print is very fine. What type of coverage is needed? What are the right questions that should be asked before deciding on the right policy for you and your horse?