The 2018 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana is four months away! Taking place December 5-9, 2018 at the Sheraton New Orleans, the USEA will be celebrating the seventh Eventing Hall of Fame in “The Big Easy” with the induction of six new members.
The 2018 Convention registration is now open and USEA members may register here. Convention registration is available to USEA members for $225 and Collegiate and Junior members may register for $145. After November 14, rates will increase to $250 for USEA members, and $170 for Collegiate and Junior members, so be sure to register soon for the early bird discounted price!
USEA members may also purchase tickets to the following special events:
Saturday night’s USEA Eventing Hall of Fame Gala and Dinner will honor the six new inductees, including one horse, Out and About, and the following people: Karen O’Connor, Captain Mark Phillips, Marty Simensen, Howard Simpson, and Tim and Nina Gardner. There will also be a special surprise Saturday evening organized by the USEA, so members should be sure to arrive at dinner early.
The theme at this year’s Convention is “All About Officials” with an educational track designed for and aimed at current, or future eventing officials. The schedule will be released this fall and there will be something for everyone.
Hotel registration is already open, so call (888) 627-7033 or members can reserve their rooms at the Sheraton New Orleans here to receive the special USEA rate. For more information about the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention, click here or contact [email protected].
Following feedback from our membership to the rule change proposal for the USEF Rules For Eventing: Appendix 3 – Participation In Horse Trials, the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Board of Governors voted to modify the rule change proposal, but still to recommend the establishment of rider licenses and increase Minimum Eligibility Requirements (MERs) to the regulating authority of the sport US Equestrian (USEF).
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is happy to announce the dates, locations, and judges for the USEA Future Event Horse Championships in 2021. The Future Event Horse (FEH) Championships offer classes for yearlings, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, and 4-year-olds to evaluate their potential for becoming successful upper-level event horses.
USEA Area II announces its annual fundraising auction online is open for bidding! This fundraiser is over 20 years old and now well-known as the "Black Friday" for entries to ALL your favorite events! In typical years, the auction is held as a silent auction at the Annual Area Meeting, but because of COVID-19 restrictions, no in-person meeting will be held, so we're bringing the auction to everyone online this year.
The first USEA Pony of the Year award was presented in 2007 to the legendary Theodore O’Connor (Witty Boy x Chelsea’s Melody), a Thoroughbred/Anglo-Arab gelding ridden by Karen O’Connor and owned by the Theodore O’Connor Syndicate. Now, a trophy bearing his name is presented each year to the Pony of the Year.