Aug 27, 2021

US Equestrian Announces Re-Opening of Bidding for 2023-2027 CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L, & Advanced

By USEF - Edited Press Release

The CCI4*-L competitions on the 2023-2027 U.S. Eventing Calendar have been approved by the USEF Board of Directors and publicly announced via press release.

The USEF Eventing Bid Review Group is continuing to evaluate the Bid Applications received for the CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L, and Advanced levels for 2023-2027.

USEF has approved an additional round of bidding to occur. A bid process will open on Friday, August 27 and close on Friday, September 3 for the following weeks:

  • Week 7: Week 7 will re-open for bidding to one Advanced level event in Area 6.
  • Week 14: Week 14 will re-open for bidding to one CCI4*-S and Advanced level event in Area 2 or Area 3.
  • Week 18: Week 18 will re-open for bidding to one Advanced level event in Area 3 and one CCI3*-L level event in Area 5.
  • Week 21: Week 21 will re-open for bidding to one Advanced level event in Area 6.
  • Week 23: Week 23 will re-open for bidding to a CCI4*-S or Advanced in Area 6 and 7.
  • Week 26: Week 26 will re-open for bidding to an Advanced level event in Area 7.
  • Week 27: Week 27 will re-open for bidding to a CCI4*-S and Advanced level event in Area 2. This week is intended to serve as a preparation competition for the Olympic Games and other Championships.
  • Week 28: Week 28 will re-open for bidding to an Advanced level event in Area 2.

Bids from organizers who submitted a bid for any of the weeks indicated above in a previous round of bidding are still under consideration.

Bid Applications will only be considered for the weeks indicated above and must meet the criteria of those weeks. To be considered, a complete Bid Application must be submitted by Friday, September 3 to [email protected]. A complete Bid Application must include:

1. Bid Application

2. Application for License Agreement

3. Map of the venue with diagram of the layout of the proposed Event

4. Revenue and expense budget outline for the Event, including known sponsorship

5. Optional: Letters of support or additional documentation for consideration

For more information on the calendaring process and access to the bid application, visit the U.S. Eventing Calendar Process webpage. If you have questions, please email [email protected].

Nov 28, 2022 Instructors

The Importance of a Secure and Balanced Position in all Three Eventing Phases

“The highest priority must be given by instructors to developing in their riders a correct, balanced, supple, effective, and independent seat for dressage and for jumping.” - “Teaching Principles” in the new ECP Eventing Handbook by the Levels

Nov 27, 2022 Convention

Exciting Lineup of Speakers Scheduled for 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in Savannah, GA

If you are on the fence about attending the 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention this December 7-11 in Savannah, GA, the schedule of thought-provoking and insightful educational sessions planned for the event is sure to convince you to register today! To learn more about the various sessions and their hosts, click here.

Nov 26, 2022

The EA21 Recap: West Coast Edition

This summer, five USEA Emerging Athlete 21 (EA21) Clinics took place across the country giving young riders the opportunity to hone in on their horsemanship skills, improve their consistency in the saddle and show ring, and create a pipeline for potential team riders by identifying and developing young talent. We caught up with many of the riders from the two West Coast sessions to hear their takes on the USEA’s newest program.

Nov 25, 2022 Education

Tips for the Long Haul: Advice from Shippers on Traveling for the Winter Season

It’s about that time of year again when eventers across the country are packing their trunks and making arrangements to new locations for the winter months. While some owners might feel more comfortable transporting their own horses, time and resources make it more expedient for others to load their horses onto someone else’s rig for the potentially long journey to their winter quarters. For the safety and peace of mind of everyone involved – especially the equine passengers – two trusted shippers based on the east coast shared their tips for best practices when preparing horses for long trailer rides.

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