Dec 09, 2019

Tryon International Equestrian Center in Partnership for the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention

By Claire Kelley - USEA Staff

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce the partnership with Tryon International Equestrian Center as a Bronze Level Sponsor for the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention. This year’s Annual Meeting & Convention will take place at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on December 12-15, 2019.

Tryon International Equestrian Center is home to The Fork Horse Trials that will take place on April 3-7, 2020. The Fork Horse Trials offers divisions at the Beginner Novice through the Advanced level and has international divisions including a CCI4*-S, CCI3*-S, and CCI2*-S. Tryon International Equestrian Center is also home to Blue Ridge Mountain Horse Trials on September 12-13, 2020 that offers divisions at the Beginner Novice through the Advanced level.

"As a multi-discipline venue, Tryon International Equestrian Center is excited to offer two eventing competitions as part of our 2020 schedule. We are proud to support USEA and look forward to the increased use of our world-class cross-country course to highlight and grow the sport of eventing together,” said Sharon Decker, the Chief Operating Officer for Tryon International Equestrian Center.

The Tryon International Equestrian Center is the ultimate international destination for all who love horses, outdoor living, and an active lifestyle. As host of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, Tryon International Equestrian Center offers first-class facilities for all FEI disciplines in addition to showcasing hunter/jumper, equitation, steeplechase, polo, and multidiscipline events in Mill Spring, North Carolina. From carousel to competition, the mission of Tryon Resort is to celebrate the magic of the horse, grow equestrian sport, and increase access to this majestic animal. A haven for equestrian competitors and enthusiasts alike, Tryon Resort is an iconic, year-round destination for connoisseurs of diverse cuisine and shopping, lodging getaways, and family entertainment.

“The Tryon International Equestrian Center is truly a world-class facility,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “We are lucky to have this incredible equestrian venue in the United States. It has been a pleasure working with them over the years and we are very excited to have their support for this year’s USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.”

Visit their website to learn more about Tryon International Equestrian Center

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.

About the United States Eventing Association

The USEA is a non-profit 501(c)(3), educational organization committed to providing eventing enthusiasts with a competitive level suited to their individual skills. By assisting and educating competitors, event organizers and officials; maintaining responsible safety standards; and registering qualified competitions and clinics, the USEA offers a strong and continuous training opportunity for an ever-expanding field of world-class competitors. Just as importantly, the USEA provides a means for all riders, regardless of age or ability, to experience the thrill of eventing. To learn more, visit www.useventing.com.

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