Mar 02, 2022

US Equestrian Opens Bid Process for Remaining Weeks of 2023-2027 Eventing Calendar

By USEF - Edited Press Release
USEA/ Meagan DeLisle photo.

A bid process opens today, Monday, February 28, for the weeks identified below for the 2023-2027 U.S. Eventing Calendar for the CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L, and Advanced levels. The bid process will be conducted in accordance with the 2023-2027 U.S. Eventing Calendar CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L & Advanced Policies and Procedures. The weeks open for bidding have remained vacant on the calendar during the previous rounds of bidding with the exception of the Advanced level on Week 18 in Area 3, which is a newly vacated week on the calendar. The goal is to offer another opportunity to populate the calendar headed into 2023 and allow ample time for notification to non-bid competitions.

Week 7

• One event to host the Advanced level in Area 6

Week 18

• One event to host the CCI3*-L level in Area 5

• One event to host the Advanced level in Area 3

Week 21

• One event to host the Advanced level in Area 6

Week 23

• One event to host a CCI4*-S and/or Advanced level in Area 6

• One event to host a CCI4*-S and/or Advanced level in Area 7

Week 26

• One event to host the Advanced level in Area 7

Week 28

• One event to host the Advanced level in Area 2

The bid process will close on Monday, March 14, at 5 p.m. EST. Bid applications must be complete and received via email to [email protected] by the deadline in order to be reviewed. Bid applications will not be accepted for weeks that are not listed above. A complete Bid Application Packet must include:

1. A Bid Application – All requested information must be provided. An accompanying document for written answers is acceptable. Please be sure to include the question number.

2. Application for License Agreement

3. Map of the venue with a diagram layout of the event

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

5. Optional: Letters of support or additional documentation

Organizers who have previously been allocated a bid are eligible to submit bid applications for additional dates. Please direct questions to [email protected] or Amber Braun, Director of Eventing, Sport Administration and Management, at [email protected]

Feb 01, 2023 Profile

Rescue Horse Runaway Romeo Finds His Calling

Amanda Walker wasn’t sure what she’d gotten herself into when she went to try Runaway Romeo as a potential sales project in 2018. The gelding was a bit bigger than Walker was looking for and was quite pushy coming out of the stall. When she got on, it didn’t get much better.

Jan 31, 2023 Educational Activities

USEA's Tip Tuesday: Cross-Country Positions with Karen O'Connor

For seasoned and novice riders alike, it is always good to revisit the basics. Serving as the foundation for any eventer, the positions used on the cross-country course differ from those in the dressage or show jumping ring. The USEA tuned into five-time Olympian, three-time World Equestrian Games rider, two Pan-American Games rider, and USEA ECP certified coach Karen O'Connor as she walked coaches and students at the USEA ECP Symposium through the basic positions for effective cross-country riding.

Jan 30, 2023

USEF New Phone and Fax Number

The USEF's main phone number and fax number have changed. We wanted to notify you so you continue to get the support you need.

Jan 30, 2023 Instructors

USEA Podcast #327: All About the Eventing Coaches Program

With the recent wrap-up of the 2023 Eventing Coaches Program (ECP) Symposium in Ocala, Florida, USEA Podcast Host Nicole Brown chats with ECP Faculty Members Jennifer Howlett Rousseau and Robin Walker about all things related to the ECP. From the USEA Eventing Handbook by the Levels to the benefits of pursuing certification, selecting the best coach for you, recapping this year's Symposium, and more - this week's USEA podcast is the perfect educational tool for coaches and riders alike!

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