As the end of the year draws near, the USEA will begin looking back on highlights throughout the year. Today, we are reflecting on some of the year's biggest moments in eventing with a look at our top nine highest performing posts on Instagram from 2022. Which of these memories was your favorite?
9) Boyd Martin's very patriotic moment at the 2022 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event:
8) No one was "crabby" reliving some of our favorite cross-country moments from the 2022 Maryland 5 Star:
7) ...but we were feeling a bit corny as we reflected on this favorite jump at the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds:
6) This contestant in the 2022 Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse East Coast Championships has the water down pat!
5) That time that U.S. based riders rocked their way around Badminton:
4) Tim Price showing off why he is World Number One as he pilots coup de Coeur Dudevin around his first ever five-star cross-country track at the Maryland 5 Star (which he would later win!):
3) There is nothing quite like watching a super young event horse show off their gallop!
2) In fact, you guys must love watching a good galloping video as much as we do, because this video of the 2022 Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse East Coast 4-Year-Old Champion Shmick was our second-highest viewed video of 2022!
1) Coming in at number one (in a similar fashion to last year) was this post about a few contestants in the 2022 Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse West Coast Championships who were eager to sho off their excitement for their new careers:
If a horse doesn’t have a proven eventing record, those interested in finding their next eventing partner must use other criteria to evaluate a horse’s potential in the sport. Understanding and appraising a horse’s conformation can be a way to look into a crystal ball for that horse’s future suitability for eventing.
Communication is defined as the imparting or exchanging of information or news. Life with event horses often requires a great deal of information to be exchanged. From basic care to facility announcements, lesson schedules, competition plans, coordination of appointments with veterinarians, farriers, and body work professionals, there’s no shortage of information flying around.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) continues to monitor the outbreak of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in California. Currently, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed that there are three counties—San Diego, San Bernardino, and Riverside—where confirmed or suspected cases of VS have been identified.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and United States Eventing Association (USEA) are pleased to announce the dates and location of the 2023 USEF/USEA Eventing Developing Horse National Championships for 6- and 7-year-olds.
The Championships, which will include a CCI2*-S for 6-year-olds and a CCI3*-S for 7-year-olds, will take place at the Stable View Oktoberfest Horse Trials in Aiken, South Carolina, from Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2023.