The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the renewed partnership of longtime sponsor RevitaVet for 2020. RevitaVet will return as the Title Sponsor of the 2020 USEA Young Rider of the Year Leaderboard. RevitaVet will provide a RevitaVet IR2 Complete System to the leaderboard winner at the 2020 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention which will take place on December 10-13 at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
As an industry leader of equine preventative maintenance and rehabilitation devices, 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.
With over 40 years of independent research worldwide, light therapy has been shown to deliver powerful therapeutic benefits to living tissues and organisms for horses, humans, and all animals. 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 is a well-known company among eventers as their products provide many therapeutic benefits for our equine athletes,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “We value our partnership with RevitaVet and we are very grateful for their continued support of the sport.”
To find out more about light therapy and the products RevitaVet has available, visit their website at www.revitavet.com.
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, visit www.useventing.com.
The USEA is very sad to hear the news of the passing of From, the 28-year-old Russian Thoroughbred gelding (Mif x Floema), owned by Charlotte Harris and ridden by Stephen Bradley.
In less than a year the USEA Foundation, USEA, and a group of passionate stakeholders have managed to raise $500,000 to build frangible fences thanks to donations from USEA members and eventing enthusiasts around the country. This money has gone directly to 116 different USEA recognized events with 151 frangible tables, 53 oxers, and 34 gate/wall fences already out on course – all built with grants distributed by the USEA Foundation.
John R. Pingree a lifelong resident of Hamilton, Mass. passed away Tuesday evening, January 19, 2021, at the age of 87. He was the husband of Dianne (Tuzik) Pingree. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Sumner A. and Mary (Weld) Pingree. John grew up on Flying Horse Farm, his parents' farm. He graduated from Brooks School before joining the Air Force, where he served from 1952-1956.
The USEA has launched a new system for tabulating points for the year-end leaderboards which will begin with the 2021 competition season. Previously, leaderboard points were awarded based on placing and further determined by the number of starters in a division, often giving the focus to the quantity of rides a competitor could complete in a given competition season.