The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with State Line Tack. As a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2019 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC), State Line Tack will award $2,000 worth of prizes for the 22 AEC division winners. This year’s AEC will be held August 27-September 1, 2019 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.
“State Line Tack is proud to be a sponsor of the United States Eventing Association," said Aimee Garbett, Director of Marketing for State Line Tack. "Members can count on us for the best prices, unique products, and exciting giveaways. In addition to our vast product selection from all of your favorite brands, we offer unparalleled customer service and a knowledge base to help every level of equestrian get the most out of riding, no matter the discipline. Visit the exclusive United States Eventing Association Member page online today. Or simply add code "SCUSEA" to your order. State Line Tack: We make riding affordable.”
In 1980, State Line Tack started as a single outlet in Plainstow, New Hampshire on the state line of N.H. and Massachusettes. Now, State Line Tack has grown into one of the largest online horse tack retailers. Their goal is to provide customers with the best assortment of quality horse products and accessories at an affordable price. They carry a wide selection of popular brands including Farnam, Ariat, Ovation, and WeatherBeeta.
“State Line Tack will be a great addition to our sponsor line-up for the American Eventing Championships,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Early estimates point to the 2019 AEC as having the largest number of riders of any eventing competition in U.S. history! Every one of those riders will have a chance to earn fabulous prizes courtesy of State Line Tack. We urge our riders to show their thanks to all of our sponsors and we thank State Line Tack for their commitment to our sport.”
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.
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.
Following feedback from our membership to the rule change proposal for the USEF Rules For Eventing: Appendix 3 – Participation In Horse Trials, the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Board of Governors voted to modify the rule change proposal, but still to recommend the establishment of rider licenses and increase Minimum Eligibility Requirements (MERs) to the regulating authority of the sport US Equestrian (USEF).
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is happy to announce the dates, locations, and judges for the USEA Future Event Horse Championships in 2021. The Future Event Horse (FEH) Championships offer classes for yearlings, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, and 4-year-olds to evaluate their potential for becoming successful upper-level event horses.
USEA Area II announces its annual fundraising auction online is open for bidding! This fundraiser is over 20 years old and now well-known as the "Black Friday" for entries to ALL your favorite events! In typical years, the auction is held as a silent auction at the Annual Area Meeting, but because of COVID-19 restrictions, no in-person meeting will be held, so we're bringing the auction to everyone online this year.
The first USEA Pony of the Year award was presented in 2007 to the legendary Theodore O’Connor (Witty Boy x Chelsea’s Melody), a Thoroughbred/Anglo-Arab gelding ridden by Karen O’Connor and owned by the Theodore O’Connor Syndicate. Now, a trophy bearing his name is presented each year to the Pony of the Year.