The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the renewed partnership of longtime sponsor RevitaVet for 2021. RevitaVet will return as the Title Sponsor of the 2021 USEA Young Rider of the Year Leaderboard. As a title sponsor of the USEA Young Rider of the Year Leaderboard, RevitaVet will generously provide one RevitaVet system to the leaderboard winner at the 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention which will take place on December 10-13 at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
RevitaVet will also join as a Contributing Level Sponsor of the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships. As a contributing sponsor of the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships, RevitaVet will provide one RevitaVet system to the winning team at the Championships. The 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships will take place on May 27-30 at Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, Virginia.
The mission of RevitaVet is to educate competitors and horse owners of all disciplines on the benefits of infrared therapy. RevitaVet provides healthy maintenance and rehabilitation to equine athletes that enhance their performance while preventing costly veterinary ailments before they arise. RevitaVet offers a variety of light therapy products including the RevitaVet IR2, RevitaVet IR2 Complete, Canine IR1, RevitaVet Back Pad, Poll Cap, HoofPad, Hock Saver Set, and more.
“RevitaVet has been a longtime supporter of the sport of three-day eventing, and we are thrilled to continue the partnership for 2021,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “RevitaVet is a leader in the field of equine light therapy and their products provide many therapeutic benefits for our equine partners.”
To find out more about the products RevitaVet has available, visit their website at www.revitavet.com.
About the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention
The USEA Annual Meeting & Convention takes place each December and brings together a large group of dedicated USEA members and supporters to discuss, learn, and enjoy being surrounded by other eventing enthusiasts. The USEA organizes multiple seminars in addition to committee meetings, open forums, and tons of fun! The 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is taking place at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico on December 9-12, 2021. Click here to learn more about the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.
About the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program
The USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program was established in 2014 to provide a framework within which eventing teams and individual competitors could flourish at universities and colleges across the country. The USEA offers a discount of $25 on annual USEA memberships for current students of universities and colleges registered as Affiliates with the USEA. Many events across the country now offer Intercollegiate Team Challenges where collegiate eventers can compete individually as well as on teams with their fellow students. In Intercollegiate Team Challenges, each rider’s score is multiplied by a coefficient appropriate for their level to account for differences in level difficulty and then the individual scores are added together to determine the team score. Click here to learn more about the Intercollegiate Eventing Program.
There is a three-way tie at the top of the leaderboard after day one of dressage in the inaugural CCI4*-S at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian. Twenty pairs took their turn in the Rolex arena this morning in front of judges Mark Weissbecker and Helen Brettell, with Tamra Smith and Danito securing the early lead on their score of a 28.1. Shortly after, Doug Payne and Starr Witness matched Smith’s score, and nearing the end of the division, Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp and Cooley Moonshine also said checkmate, as they claimed the same score of a 28.1.
This year’s Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian has already begun in dramatic fashion, with a snowstorm blanketing the Kentucky Horse Park the night before the first horse inspection. Now, the snow has melted, the spring flowers are out, and we are set with 63 combinations ready to canter into the Rolex Arena for the CCI5*-L, and 46 combinations in the CCI4*-S, after all horses passed the first inspection.
With snow taking the place of spectators, the first day of the 2021 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by MARS Equestrian looked much different than any other year. A total of 63 horses were presented today (Wednesday, April 21) to the ground jury of Christina Klingspor (SWE), Robert Stevenson (USA), Peter Gray (CAN), and the veterinary delegate Karen Nyrop, DVM (USA).
On Saturday morning 65 horses will leave the start box at the 2021 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS to tackle Derek di Grazia's cross-country course. With 28 fences and 50 jumping efforts at 570 mpm, the horses and riders will need to be fit as they take on the highest level of the sport and the first CCI5*-L in the U.S. since 2019.