Mar 18, 2011

USEA Announces Nutrena As Title Sponsor Of The American Eventing Championships


The United States Eventing Association’s American Eventing Championships have a new title sponsor for 2011 through 2013, Nutrena. The USEA is delighted to be partnering once again with their longtime sponsor and is expecting the next three years of the Nutrena/USEA American Eventing Championships to be the ultimate experience for all of the riders and horses who qualify to participate.

“For many years, the USEA has been an ideal partner for our Nutrena brand,” said Jackie Rieck, marketing manager for Nutrena. “Nutrena equine feeds and supplements support the high performance nutritional needs that horses require for eventing competition. We’re proud that our Nutrena feeds help so many USEA competitors and members achieve their performance goals.”

“Our long relationship with Nutrena has allowed the USEA to bring our members many valuable programs,” said Jo Whitehouse, USEA CEO. “We are thrilled that Nutrena is returning as the title sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships and thank them for their commitment to this important event.”

The Nutrena/USEA AEC will be held for the second year at the beautiful Chattahoochee Hills in Fairburn, Georgia from September 8-11. Last year’s event saw record numbers of competitors and attendees with fabulous competition in 14 divisions across six levels.

About Nutrena

Nutrena manufactures and markets a complete line of horse feeds and supplements that help horses maintain optimal health throughout all stages of life. With the highest quality ingredients used and the most up to date nutritional technology employed Nutrena is committed to the health, well-being and safety of horses everywhere.
For over a decade Nutrena has been the official feed of the United States Eventing Associate.

For more information on Nutrena products visit Nutrena's website. Also be sure to check out Nutrena’s informative blog, The Feed Room.

About the American Eventing Championships

Now in its eighth year, the popular American Eventing Championships offers qualified USEA members of all ages and levels the chance to compete in the only national championships of its kind in the United States. Each September, hundreds of juniors, adult amateurs, and professionals travel from all across the nation to participate in this prestigious competition, vying for the chance to win a piece of $60,000 in prize money and $100,000 in fabulous prizes.

After a successful tenure in Southern Pines, North Carolina and Wayne, Illinois, this is the second-of-three years that the Nutrena/USEA American Eventing Championships will be at the new world-class Georgia facility. Riders and spectators will enjoy the state-of-the-art stabling and amenities offered, as well as spectacular viewing areas for the entire show grounds.

Chattahoochee Hills Eventing is a relatively new equestrian facility on 8,000 lush acres located along the Chattahoochee River in the heart of South Atlanta in Fairburn, Georgia. Rising to the challenge of putting on a first class event, the Chattahoochee Hills team has been working non-stop since they were chosen by the USEA to host the AEC.

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