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.
While a total of 95 4- and 5-year-old horses will be vying for top-finishes in The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships next weekend, a select group of YEH graduates are entered in the CCI5*-L division at the second annual MARS Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill Presented by Brown Advisory. The USEA YEH program has run successfully for over 15 years, and many graduates of the program have gone onto compete at the pinnacle of the sport, the FEI 5-Star level of eventing, including the four horses entered in the 2022 Maryland 5 Star.
Founded in 2019, the MARS Bromont Rising U25 Program was initially created to assist up-and-coming riders under the age of 25 in North America who had not yet competed in a destination event, such as the program’s namesake the MARS Bromont CCI in Lac Brume, Quebec, Canada, or been recognized by the USEF programs intended for emerging athletes.. Spearheaded by the late Steve Blauner and Sue Ockendon, the program sought to give back to the sport by helping the next generation of riders get more experience under their belt with the help of the financial assistance provided by the program, and the two days of included instruction from leading coaches around the world.
Strides for Equality Equestrians (SEE) is excited to kick off a two-year anniversary celebration, happening all throughout the month of October in the form of “SEE Month”. SEE’s goal during October is to raise awareness about our mission of opening doors for equestrians from diverse backgrounds while also fundraising to continue our work and future projects.
And just like that, it is time for the Morven Park International! The prestigious event will take place Thursday, October 6, and run through Sunday, October 10 in Leesburg, Virginia. This is the event’s second year offering the CCI4*-L division, in addition to their CCI4*-S, CCI3*-S, and CCI2*-S divisions. That’s not all! The historic grounds at Morven Park will also host national divisions at the Novice, Training, and Preliminary levels.