The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the partnership with Black Petticoat for the 2019 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC). As a Bronze Level Sponsor of the AEC, Black Petticoat will award over $2,000 in products for AEC prizes. This year’s AEC will be held August 27-September 1, 2019 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.
“Black Petticoat is honored to be a part of the 2019 AEC. A lifelong eventer and owner of Black Petticoat, [I am] thrilled to be able to be a sponsor of a sport so close to [my] heart. [I] started competing when the USEA was the USCTA, and while the format may have changed, [my] love of the sport of eventing never will. Good luck to all of the 2019 competitors!” said Lauren Dunlap, owner of Black Petticoat.
Black Petticoat is a forward-thinking fashion and equestrian clothing shop. Owner Lauren Dunlap and her mother, Rebecca Dunlap, have hand-selected each and every piece in their shop. Together they have curated a shop that includes timeless classic fashion pieces. They also offer stunning shoes and boots, unique jewelry, and equestrian clothing that can go from the streets to the stables to the show ring.
“We are thrilled to have this new partnership with Black Petticoat,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “They are experts in the equine clothing industry and their handpicked products are great for any eventer. We are very thankful for their support of the 2019 AEC.”
Make sure to stop by their booth at the Kentucky Horse Park during the 2019 AEC. “Some of the brands we carry are Asmar Equestrian and the boutique lines Indigenous Designs, Liebeskind Berlin, Zeyzani, and much more. We will be featuring incredible sales during the 2019 AEC!” said Dunlap.
For more information on Black Petticoat visit www.blackpetticoat.com.
About the USEA American Eventing Championships
The USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) is the pinnacle of the sport for the national levels. Held annually, the best junior, adult amateur, and professional competitors gather to vie for national championship titles at every level from Beginner Novice to Advanced. This ultimate test of horse and rider draws hundreds of horses and riders from around the country to compete for fabulous prizes, a piece of the substantial prize money, and the chance to be named the National Champion at their respective levels. The 2019 USEA American Eventing Championships will be held August 27-September 1, 2019 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Click here to learn more about the USEA American Eventing Championships.
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.
The 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC) is less than one month away! The AEC will take place August 31 – September 5 at the iconic Kentucky Horse Park and will also include the Adult Team Championships (ATC) at the Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, and Preliminary levels. Teaming up with Adequan, the USEA will also host the $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final, which will conclude September 3 under the lights that Friday evening.
Five Rings Eventing, LLC is pleased to announce a partnership with Piedmont Equine to provide prize money for U25 riders in this year’s event.
Eventing has its first female Olympic champion after Julia Krajewski won individual gold for Germany at Tokyo 2020.
The 32-year-old, for so long in the shadow of her title-winning team-mates Michael Jung and Ingrid Klimke, punched in two perfect rounds of showjumping, adding just 0.4 of a time-fault in both the cross-country and the second round of jumping to her dressage score of 25.2.
The British team has won Olympic eventing gold for the first time since 1972. They topped the dressage, increased their lead considerably after cross-country, and, despite both individual leader Oliver Townend and third-placed Laura Collett both having a show jump rail down, they finished 13.9 penalties ahead of the Australians, who took silver.