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:
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the addition of the Modified Rider division beginning at the 2023 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC), presented by Nutrena Feeds. The USEA AEC will move back to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky August 29–September 3, 2023.
Are you interested in competing in the sport of eventing but aren’t quite sure how to get started? Do you have a horse that is looking for a new career? Consider participating in a USEA New Event Horse (NEH) competition in 2023! The USEA NEH Program was created to be an introduction to the sport of eventing for both horse and rider, and the 2023 NEH Calendar is now available here.
Will Coleman had a huge 2022 with his string of horses, including a team silver medal at the FEI World Eventing Championship in Italy on Off The Record and top four-star placings with Chin Tonic HS, but it was Dondante whose consistency paid off to earn the Standlee Premium Western Forage USEA Horse of the Year title.
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.