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.
Florida-based Swedish rider Jennie Jarnstrom-Dennis galloped around clear and fastest of the day on Saturday to take the lead in the inaugural CCI4*-S, sponsored by B&D Builders, at The Event at TerraNova. Jarnstrom-Dennis and her Hanoverian mare Flower Girl (Futurist x Lucy) were fourth after dressage on 30.8. Not a single horse-and-rider combination made the optimum time; she added 10.8 time penalties to lead on 41.6.
Fresh off a top 15 finish in the CCI3*-L at the Maryland 5 Star, Cosby Green is back in Lexington attending class at the University of Kentucky (UK). The 21-year-old is an undergraduate student, a team member and the social chair of the UK eventing team, has two upper-level event horses, Copper Beach and Highly Suspicious, and a young horse, McCreary, who she rode on the winning team of the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships.
Course designer Pierre Michelet's cross-country courses for the 2021 FEI Eventing World Breeding Championships for Young Horses at Mondial du Lion were extravagant as always and put young horses to the ultimate test in the 6- and 7-year-old Championships. The 2021 Holekamp/Turner Grant and The Dutta Corp. Prize recipients Cole Horn and MBF Cooley Permission to Land (Cobra x Deeply Dippy K) move forward after the final phase sitting in 30th overnight on a score of 55.8.
The inaugural Event at TerraNova kicked off with dressage on Friday at Terranova Equestrian in Myakka City, Florida. In the CCI4*-S the first rider down the centerline Leslie Law (GBR) took the early lead riding the Irish Sport Horse Typically Fernhill (Dondoctro Ryal K x Castlefield Sarah), owned by Craig McCallum, on 27.2. He maintained the lead through the lunch break and then Sara Kozumplik Murphy and her syndicated Selle Francais gelding Rubens d’Ysieux (Balougran x Orenda d/Ysieux / Mr. Blue) took the top spot with 26.1.