The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce RevitaVet has returned as the Title sponsor of the 2018 USEA Young Rider of the Year Leaderboard. A RevitaVet IR2 Complete System and $1,000 will be awarded to the leaderboard winner at the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention which will be held December 5-9, 2018 at the Sheraton New Orleans.
RevitaVet has a long history with members of the USEA and enjoys giving back to the industry. "At RevitaVet we believe that preventive maintenance is a lost art and our mission is to educate riders on the benefits of infrared therapy for the improved soundness and longevity of their competitive partner,” said Tom Neuman, CEO of RevitaVet. “We’re thrilled to reward the next generation of top level equestrians and horses!”
RevitaVet Light Therapy Systems provides leading technology in non-invasive care for equine preventive maintenance and rehabilitation. In over 40 years of independent research, light therapy has been shown to deliver powerful therapeutic benefits to living tissues and organisms. It is easily applied and delivers safe and effective pulsed infrared light therapy that stimulates the body’s natural ability to heal, but at an accelerated pace.
“RevitaVet and Tom Neuman have been longtime supporters of U.S. Eventing and our Young Rider programs,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “We are thankful for their willingness to step in and support the year end winners. We can’t wait to see who the top Young Riders for 2018 are and which lucky person wins the a complete RevitaVet system and $1000 in prize money courtesy of RevitaVet!”
As an industry leader of equine preventative maintenance and rehabilitation devices, RevitaVet™ provides healthy maintenance and rehabilitation of your equine athletes, enhancing their peak performance condition, while preventing costly veterinary ailments before they arise. Visit their website to find out more about light therapy and the products they have available.
About the United States Eventing Association
The USEA is a non-profit 501 C (3), educational organization committed to providing eventing enthusiasts with a competitive level suited to their individual skills. By assisting and educating competitors, event organizers and officials; maintaining responsible safety standards; and registering qualified competitions and clinics, the USEA offers a strong and continuous training opportunity for an ever-expanding field of world-class competitors. Just as importantly, the USEA provides a means for all riders, regardless of age or ability, to experience the thrill of eventing. To learn more about the USEA, visit the USEA website.
Bellamy, an Oldenburg/Thoroughbred gelding of unknown breeding, came to Tamra Smith’s farm in Southern California with his mane half-way down his neck and filled with burrs. Bellamy had been sitting in a field for a little over a year after unseating several riders in a row and Smith, known for being good with tricky horses, agreed to take him on.
Pan Am Games team gold medalist Tamra Smith and Mai Baum and five-star pairs Andrea Baxter and Indy 500 and Frankie Thieriot Stutes and Chatwin headline a strong Advanced field when Twin Rivers begins an exciting season of eventing competition this weekend.
The USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) and Young Event Horse (YEH) programs have around 30 qualifying competitions each, and youngsters around the country are about to begin their seasons aimed at Championships.