The 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is taking place this weekend in Boston, Massachusetts on December 12-15 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. Honoring the USEA’s 60th anniversary, this year’s Convention will be an unforgettable celebration of the past, present, and future of U.S. Eventing.
It’s almost time for the gift-giving season to begin and Convention attendees will have plenty of opportunities to do their holiday shopping while at Convention.
3. The Official Partners of the USEA
Saddles, helmets, horse feed, and more! This year, 18 unique shops will be set up in the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention’s trade fair. Shop with the USEA’s Corporate partners, as Bates Saddles, Charles Owen, American Regent Animal Health, and Nutrena will all have shops set up.
The Convention trade fair will be open Thursday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. A complete vendor list can be found here.
2. USEA Vintage Apparel
In honor of its 60th anniversary, the USEA brought back the iconic USCTA logo for an exclusive vintage apparel line. Three items will be available for purchase at the registration desk: a USCTA vintage t-shirt, and a USCTA vintage ¾ shirt, and a USCTA hat.
Get this apparel before they sell out! These exclusive items will not be restocked as they were only released for the USEA’s 60th anniversary year.
1. Eventing in America book
This year, every attendee will receive in their registration packets a special 60th anniversary book that tells the story of USEA and its members for the past 60 years. Over 80 pages long, the book is filled with fascinating pictures and facts that shine a light on the people and horses who have made up the sport.
Both the USEA vintage clothing line and Eventing in America will be available on the ShopUSEA after Convention for those who can't attend but would like to purchase these.
Registration is still open! Click here to register and view the full schedule.
Reserve a room at the Sheraton Boston Hotel by clicking here.
About the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention
The USEA Annual Meeting & Convention takes place each December and brings together a large group of dedicated USEA members and supporters to discuss, learn, and enjoy being surrounded by other eventing enthusiasts. The USEA organizes multiple seminars in addition to committee meetings, open forums, and tons of fun! The 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is taking place at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, December 12-15, 2019. Click here to learn more about the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.
Please always remain vigilant when it comes to sending any personal communications via email or text. Every year we receive reports of members and leaders of our sport receiving phishing attempts both online and by phone. These are often communications disguised as being sent from USEA staff or other leaders. As the years go on, the phishing attempts appear to be more directed and tailored.
Tack cleaning is one of those barn chores that might not be our favorite but is certainly necessary for keeping our equipment in top shape. Aside from caring for your tack so it lasts for years to come, regular tack maintenance is important for safety. The last thing you want is the potential for a stitch, zipper, or buckle breaking while you're out on course.
Following feedback from our membership to the rule change proposal for the USEF Rules For Eventing: Appendix 3 – Participation In Horse Trials, the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Board of Governors voted to modify the rule change proposal, but still to recommend the establishment of rider licenses and increase Minimum Eligibility Requirements (MERs) to the regulating authority of the sport US Equestrian (USEF).
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is happy to announce the dates, locations, and judges for the USEA Future Event Horse Championships in 2021. The Future Event Horse (FEH) Championships offer classes for yearlings, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, and 4-year-olds to evaluate their potential for becoming successful upper-level event horses.