Dec 02, 2022

STRIDER Returns as USEA Educational Partner

By USEA - Edited Press Release

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is delighted to announce a renewed partnership with STRIDER for 2023. STRIDER will return as an ‘Official USEA Educational Partner’ to enable unique educational benefits and professional opportunities for eventing enthusiasts.

As an industry leader, STRIDER’s mission is to enable access to equestrian sport from the grassroots level through FEI. STRIDER operates the Strider Platform, the leading entry platform for equestrians, as well as other popular digital services that support over 200,000 users worldwide. STRIDER also offers a professional development webinar series, actively attended by USEA members, designed to build business knowledge throughout equestrian sport.

The expanded 2023 partnership will feature a monthly co-produced article series on USEA’s useventing.com with business and educational tips for eventing enthusiasts as well as exclusive discounts for USEA members on all of STRIDER’s digital services.

Specific partnership features will include:

  • Increased visibility of USEA educational activities posted on STRIDER, for widest possible community engagement
  • A STRIDER professional development webinar featured as supplemental USEA member programming for the 2022 USEA Annual Convention.
  • A 15% discount to USEA Members on Strider’s popular digital waiver service “StriderPlus”
  • A 20% discount to those involved with the USEA Eventing Coach Program (ECP) on all Strider digital services

“In order to maximize our sport’s growth throughout the country we need to provide the public better access to the sport. Our continued partnership with STRIDER will enable us to do exactly that.” said USEA CEO Rob Burk.

“STRIDER’s open access bookings platform offers eventing enthusiasts direct access to eventing competitions, educational masterclasses, seminars and schooling opportunities. Ultimately, the USEA is an educational association with an aim to promote eventing as a top-notch spectator sport. We know eventing and equestrian sport fans rely on STRIDER as their go-to resource for educational and competitive opportunities and we are pleased to continue our partnership.”

“We’re delighted to continue our support of USEA’s membership,” said STRIDER CEO Tara Swersie. “USEA’s emphasis on education and their impressively revamped ECP program is an ideal match for our company’s vision to enable positive engagement in equestrian sport and build professional capacity across the industry.”

About STRIDER:

STRIDER operates the Strider Platform, the leading entry platform for equestrians, as well as a range of other popular digital services supporting over 200,000 users worldwide. As the only digital provider certified by the United States Equestrian Federation to support entries across all disciplines and breeds, STRIDER’s software products enable riders to achieve convenient entry and payment for any horse show, competition, schooling, or equestrian sport event.

The company’s popular StriderRewards program offers exclusive connection to top equestrian services, brands, and products. USEA joins an esteemed list of StriderRewards Partners including ProElite Feed, Horse & Country, MARS Great Meadow International, United States Equestrian Federation, Morven Park International Equestrian Center, AHT Insurance, Horse & Rider Books, Dressage Today, and Eventing Nation,all committed to connecting motivated equestrians and equine enthusiasts to the best in opportunities, products, and services. Visit www.striderpro.com to explore the Strider Platform and learn more.

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, visit www.useventing.com.

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Get a Taste of Eventing with the New Event Horse Program

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The VIP Volunteer: Julie Murray

Julie Murray has loved horses since she could breathe, so when her daughters showed an interest in Pony Club and then eventing, she was thrilled to go along for the ride.

Murray started volunteering at the Fallbrook Pony Club near her home in Fallbrook, California, serving as an intermediate district commissioner.

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