This week the dreams of many eventers to compete at both the beautiful Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana and the USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds will come true as the official competition kicks off on Wednesday, August 31. USEA Podcast Host Nicole Brown and Equiratings' own Managing Director and Co-founder Diarm Byrne sit down with the dream team behind the USEA American Eventing Championships: USEA CEO Rob Burk, USEA President Max Corcoran, and USEA Director of Programs and Marketing Kate Lokey to chat about all things AEC-related.
From the $60,000 Adequan® USEA Advanced Final, to the many miles that competitors from the Beginner Novice to Advanced level have traveled to get here, this week's podcast is full of previews of what is to come during one of the most exciting weeks in eventing in America.
Specifics of the "Fun & Education Formula" were provided to all at the Jim Wofford Clinic held on August 20 & 21 at the Horse Park in Woodside, northern California. Eager riders, auditors, and volunteers gathered for a much anticipated two-day clinic with the master bright and early Saturday morning.
This year a new class will be joining the 47 eventing legends currently in the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Eventing Hall of Fame. Induction into the Hall of Fame is the highest honor awarded within the sport of eventing in the United States. Those invited to join the USEA's Eventing Hall of Fame have truly made a difference in the sport of eventing. Hall of Fame members have included past Association presidents, volunteers, riders, founders, course designers, officials, organizers, horses, horse owners, and coaches.
Have you ever wondered why your horse isn’t performing at their best? Get ready to learn about the many facets that can contribute to lameness and poor performance in sport horses from equine orthopedics expert, Dr. Sue Dyson! The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Dyson will be the keynote speaker at the 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in Savannah, GA this December 7-11.
Rosie Smith’s rose gold accented helmet matched her perfectly tidy bun of red hair as she took the third spot in the USEA Training Rider Championship at the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nurena Feeds. Every little detail came together while aboard her trusted partner of nine years: the 20-year-old Connemara Irish Draught named Seamus (by Corrcullen, RID). But Smith’s first jump, back when she was only 15 years old, wasn’t with an English saddle.