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:
Welcome to the Show Me state and to Area IV USEA members! The 2023 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention kicks of tomorrow and features four full days of educational seminars, committee meetings, and social gatherings all with one aim—to bring the eventing community together to continue to improve upon and celebrate the sport that we all love. This year’s Convention takes place in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Marriott St. Louis Grand in downtown St. Louis from Dec. 7-10, and we have rounded up everything you need to know to make the most of your time in the heartland.
To accompany the 2023 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention, USEA Educational Partner STRIDER has prepared Digital Resources to Maximize Education & Access for the Eventing Community. In keeping with the USEA’s mission to expand the sport of eventing, this webinar outlines ways in which digital tools can be leveraged to increase access and education across equestrian opportunities. As part of STRIDER’s popular Professional Development Webinar Series, this presentation aims to provide a quick overview of best practices and digital tools used across the equestrian industry to boost growth.
Every horse who participated this year in the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) program has a story—a background that involves a breeder who labored over bloodlines, veterinary care, initial training, and so much more. This year’s highest-placing U.S.-bred horse in the 5-year-old division at the Dutta Corp./USEA Young Event Horse Championships, Arden Augustus, is no exception. His breeder and owner, Anita Antenucci of Arden Farms in Upperville, Virginia, started her program nine years ago and said that the Warmblood gelding was a more emotionally driven breeding for her than others due to his connections with Antenucci’s long-time friend Sharon White.
Have you ever wondered why professional riders love bringing their horses through the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) program? USEA Podcast host Nicole Brown chats with two of this year's YEH Champions, Caroline Pamukcu who won the USEA YEH 4-year-old East Coast Championship aboard HSH Afterglow, and Andrea Baxter who won the USEA YEH 5-year-old Championship with Camelot PJ, to discuss this year's Championships and all of the great things that the program has to offer.