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:
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.
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
For over 20 years the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) has been educating all levels of eventing instructors to confirm their knowledge base, both theoretical and practical, upon which they will continue to build throughout their teaching lifetime. The USEA is now shining the spotlight each month on some of the 300 ICP Certified Instructors.
The future of three-day eventing is in the new USEA Event Management System (EMS)! This new software system will allow for competitors, coaches, organizers, and secretaries to have relevant event information in their hands. By using advanced technology, this new software system will be an all-encompassing tool used to provide a well-organized, smooth competition with limited contact and instant updates.
This past weekend, the footing of the new arenas at the Fair Hill Special Event Zone saw its very first hoofprints as competitors in the CCI3*-S at Fair Hill International also participated in the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill Test Event. The new Fair Hill Special Event Zone, which has been specially designed with the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill in mind, consists of three brand-new arenas on the infield of the recently upgraded iconic turf track and a new cross-country course designed by Ian Stark.
How competitive have your Novice results been? What’s a good final score? What’s a good dressage score? What does it take to win? In our third installment of this series, EquiRatings showcases the Novice level. Use these graphs and statistics to help evaluate your Novice game.