The 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) are fast approaching, taking place this year at The Colorado Horse Park in Parker, Colorado, August 30 – September 2. The AEC is a bucket list item for many eventers, so why not do something to commemorate the accomplishment?
The USEA is currently accepting submissions for the 2018 USEA AEC Event Program. Event programs are distributed to each AEC competitor, many of whom keep the program as a souvenir of their achievement. Purchasing an advertisement to be included in the AEC program is a great way to show appreciation for a fellow eventer or family member for their success this year!
For professionals with boarding, training, and coaching businesses, this is also an excellent opportunity to advertise to a wide demographic of eventers, as riders will travel from all across the country to compete at the AEC. Or perhaps you are coming to AEC to compete this year and have a business providing goods or services, equestrian-related or otherwise? Take advantage of this opportunity to advertise your business to your fellow eventers!
Advertising Agreements will be accepted through Monday, July 30 with creative due by Monday, August 6. Click here to download and fill out the program advertisement contract or contact Senior Director of Advertising Nancy Knight at (703) 669-9997 or [email protected] for additional information.
My name is Tayah Fuller and I’m 14 years old. “On course” to me is a phrase that makes my heart pump fast and my excitement go wild. There is no better feeling than galloping through a field or flying over cross-country jumps with my heart thrumming along, especially when it is with my best friend. You see, I was born with a congenital heart murmur. While it has never really affected my athletic abilities, the one time that I notice it is when I am riding through a cross-country course with my horse.
Please always remain vigilant when it comes to sending any personal communications via email or text. Every year we receive reports of members and leaders of our sport receiving phishing attempts both online and by phone. These are often communications disguised as being sent from USEA staff or other leaders. As the years go on, the phishing attempts appear to be more directed and tailored.
Tack cleaning is one of those barn chores that might not be our favorite but is certainly necessary for keeping our equipment in top shape. Aside from caring for your tack so it lasts for years to come, regular tack maintenance is important for safety. The last thing you want is the potential for a stitch, zipper, or buckle breaking while you're out on course.
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).