Sep 02, 2022

The #AEC2022 Daily: Friday

By Meagan DeLisle - USEA Staff
USEA/ Hope Carlin photo

Another day, another opportunity for riders to climb the leaderboards at the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds. Today is no doubt the busiest day at Rebecca Farm as all three phases of competition will take place across the stunning farm in Kalispell, Montana.

The Bates USEA Preliminary divisions, Modified, Intermediate, and $60,000 Adequan® USEA Advanced Final will all come to a close today with show jumping in Ring 1 beginning at 8:00 a.m. with the USEA Training Horse Championship. The full schedule is as follows:

Ring 2

8:30 a.m. - 11:25 p.m. | USEA Beginner Novice Amateur Championship
1:00 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. | USEA Beginner Novice Rider Championship

Ring 3
8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. USEA Beginner Novice Horse Championship
9:35 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. USEA Beginner Novice Junior Championship

After showing off their fancy footwork in dressage yesterday, all USEA Novice and Training Championship divisions will head out to the cross-country field today.

8:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. USEA Training Championship
2:25 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. USEA Novice Championship

It's finally time for the USEA Beginner Novice Championship divisions to get their time in the spotlight. We will see four new fields of riders dancing down the centerline today in hopes of getting top marks to start their weekend.

Ring 1

9:35 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. USEA Modified Championship
12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Bates USEA Preliminary Horse Championship
1:15 p.m. - 1:35 p.m. Bates USEA Preliminary Jr./Y.R. Championship
2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Bates USEA Preliminary Amateur Championship
3:00 p.m. - 3:25 p.m. Bates USEA Preliminary Rider Championship
4:25 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. USEA Open Intermediate Championship
5:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final Championship

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About the USEA American Eventing Championships

The USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds is the pinnacle of the sport at the national levels. Held annually, the best junior, adult amateur, and professional competitors gather to vie for national championship titles at every level from Beginner Novice to Advanced. This ultimate test of horse and rider draws hundreds of horses and riders from around the country to compete for fabulous prizes, a piece of the substantial prize money, and the chance to be named the National Champion at their respective levels. In fact, the 2021 AEC garnered over 1,000 entries and now stands as the largest eventing competition in North American history. The 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds will be held August 31 – September 4 at the beautiful Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana. Click here to learn more about the USEA American Eventing Championships.

The USEA would like to thank Presenting Sponsor: Nutrena Feeds; Advanced Final Title Sponsor: Adequan; Platinum Level Sponsor: Bates Saddles Gold Level Sponsors: Parker Equine Insurance, Smartpak, Capital Square, Standlee; Silver Level Sponsors: Auburn Labs, Mountain Horse, The Jockey Club, Kerrits; Bronze Level Sponsors: Athletux, The Chronicle of the Horse, Dubarry of Ireland, FITS Riding, Equilume, Devoucoux, Fifth Third Bank, Gallops Saddlery, D.G. Stackhouse & Ellis, Clark Nissan; Contributing Level Sponsors: CrossCountry App, WeRideTogether, Haygain, First Interstate Bank, Schellinger Construction, Glacier Bank, Animal Health Solutions Inc., Discover Kalispell; Prize Level Sponsors: Vet Blue, Practical Horseman, Hound & Hare, Strides of Equality Equestrians, Horse & Country TV, Bemer Independent Distributors, Freelance Design, Achieve Equine/FLAIR, Flexible Fit Equestrian USA, and more!

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Oct 05, 2022 Competitions

Fast Facts: 2022 Morven Park International

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.

Oct 04, 2022 Education

Jim Wofford Delivers His Fun and Education Formula at Woodside Clinic

Specifics of the "Fun & Education Formula" were provided to all at the Jim Wofford Clinic held on August 20 & 21 at the Horse Park in Woodside, northern California. Eager riders, auditors, and volunteers gathered for a much anticipated two-day clinic with the master bright and early Saturday morning.

Oct 04, 2022 Hall of Fame

Connections of Great Event Horse Eagle Lion Offered Invitation to USEA Eventing Hall of Fame

This year a new class will be joining the 47 eventing legends currently in the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Eventing Hall of Fame. Induction into the Hall of Fame is the highest honor awarded within the sport of eventing in the United States. Those invited to join the USEA's Eventing Hall of Fame have truly made a difference in the sport of eventing. Hall of Fame members have included past Association presidents, volunteers, riders, founders, course designers, officials, organizers, horses, horse owners, and coaches.

Oct 03, 2022 Convention

Announcing the Keynote Speaker for the 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention: Dr. Sue Dyson

Have you ever wondered why your horse isn’t performing at their best? Get ready to learn about the many facets that can contribute to lameness and poor performance in sport horses from equine orthopedics expert, Dr. Sue Dyson! The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Dyson will be the keynote speaker at the 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in Savannah, GA this December 7-11.

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