Jun 11, 2020

Read the Latest Issue of Eventing USA Today!

By Leslie Mintz - USEA Staff

The May/June issue of Eventing USA is now available for all current USEA members to read. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Eventing Association (USEA) was unable to print and mail the May/June issue of Eventing USA, but the full magazine has been released digitally.

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In this issue:

Features

Life in Lockdown
By Leslie Mintz

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the eventing world - forcing professional eventers into a new way of life and to get creative with their extra time. Find out how three professional eventers from across the country are staying busy and staying sane.

The Essentials of First Aid
By Claire Kelley

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic medical supplies are in demand, movement is restricted, and deliveries are delayed, which makes keeping a well-stocked first aid kit is more important than ever.

Considerations for Building Cross-Country Jumps at Home
By Jessica Duffy

If you are looking to build safe cross-country jumps at home, what are some of the considerations you need to take into account before you actually start building?

Power and Reliability
By Sam Watson

EquiRatings shares two of the easiest numbers to capture your performance and why you should use them.

Departments

President’s Letter

Bit Check

Horse Health: 4 Steps to Healthy Hooves

On The Bookshelf: Equestrian Life: The Animal Chronicles by Ellie E. Johnson

Grid Pro Quo with Peter Gray

Worth The Trust Grant Update with Greta Hallgren

Know Your Rules: Help, I Learned the Wrong Dressage Test!

Day in the Life: Beck Ratte

Member Memos: Make Earning An Eventing Medal Your Goal

In Memoriam

Calendar

Halt, Salute

May 14, 2021 Competitions

Weekend Quick Links: May 14-16, 2021

Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.

May 14, 2021 Interscholastic

Announcing the IEL Team Spotlight Series

The USEA would like to feature your IEL team! The USEA Interscholastic Eventing League (IEL) is in its first year and currently has 82 registered teams from every USEA area and 46 events hosting an interscholastic team challenge.

May 13, 2021 Sponsor

FITS Returns to Sponsor AEC, ATC, Intercollegiate, and Classic Series

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.

May 13, 2021 Classic Series

Memories from the Vet Box with Kerry Millikin

“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.

Official Corporate Sponsors of the USEA

Official Outerwear of the USEA

Official Supplement Feeding System of the USEA

Official Forage of the USEA

Official Feed of the USEA

Official Saddle of the USEA

Official Joint Therapy Treatment of the USEA

Official Equine Insurance of the USEA

Official Horse Clothing of the USEA