Aug 16, 2017

Point Two Returns as Silver Level Sponsor for AEC

By Robby Bowersox - USEA Staff

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce that Point Two USA, LLC will be returning as a Silver Level sponsor for the 2017 USEA American Eventing Championships Presented by Nutrena (AEC). Point Two has been generous to award a Point Two ProFlex Vest for all 18 winners of the AEC divisions.

“Point Two USA is proud to be sponsoring the USEA going into its 10th year anniversary,” said Lee Middleton, CEO of Point Two USA, LLC. “Point Two is the only manufacturer of air vests in the USA giving you the best possible service. Point Two has supplied more safety vests to Olympic riders in the last two Olympics than any other company in the world to make sure you're riding in the safest and most reliable air vest.”

Point Two has always been the innovator in the equestrian market and they continue to provide the best product and service in the industry. The vests are available in a wide range of sizes and colors and are re-usable, serviceable and made from tough, wipe-clean fabric. Point Two Air Bag Systems come with a lifetime warranty.

“At the USEA we take the safety of our riders very seriously. Having a partner like Point Two Air Vests, who continue to support eventing and more specifically the AEC is important to us. A majority of this sponsorship is made up of air vests that will be awarded to the competitors at the AEC and we thank Point Two sincerely for their commitment to the safety of our members,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk.

About Point Two USA, LLC

Point Two USA, LLC was established in the summer of 2008, it is owned and staffed by riders who feel passionate about providing revolutionary levels of safety to the equestrian world. Point Two was based on air vest technology originally available in the motorcycling industry. Adding equestrian expertise to the successful design resulted in the first version of popular ProAir vest in 2009. Over the past several years, the ProAir vest has evolved to inflate even faster and provide the rider with higher levels of comfort, as well as new colors, designs and sizes. Point Two is continually looking for new and improved ways to help protect all horse riders and carriage drivers, regardless of their discipline or ability, whether in competition or hacking and schooling at home. For more information, visit the ProAir USA website

About the American Eventing Championships

The USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena 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. The AEC will be held August 30- September 3, 2017 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina.

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