The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce their continued partnership with longtime sponsor Mountain Horse as the “Official Outerwear of the USEA.” In addition to their Corporate Level sponsorship, Mountain Horse has signed on as a Silver Level Sponsor of the 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds, providing $500 gift certificates to each of the 19 AEC division winners. Mountain Horse will also return as a sponsor of the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention taking place December 5-9, 2018 at the Sheraton New Orleans.
“The U.S. Eventing Association is proud to have the continued support of Mountain Horse,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Mountain Horse products are developed for performance, fashion, and function. No matter what the season, they offer excellent outerwear for eventers.”
Mountain Horse is renowned for cold weather riding gear and outerwear that’s designed to keep you dry and comfortable. Mountain Horse jackets aren’t just functional, they’re stylish too! To learn more about their selection of waterproof and water-resistant Mountain Horse boots, winter breeches, and warm accessories, visit their website.
The USEA would like to thank Mountain Horse for their long-standing support of our sport. A variety of Mountain Horse jackets proudly displaying the USEA logo are available on the USEA’s webstore.
About Mountain Horse
For 30 years, the staff at Mountain Horse has focused on every detail in engineering superior apparel and footwear and to bringing these products to riders around the globe. Mountain Horse is a Swedish company, exclusively designing and manufacturing high-quality signature riding apparel, innovative outerwear, all-season footwear and complementary accessories to riders of all disciplines.
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.
In less than a month, eventers will wrap up the year at the Sheraton Boston Hotel for the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention on Dec. 12-15. Sixty years ago, the USCTA (now known as the USEA) was formed after a meeting that took place at the 1959 Pan American Games in Chicago. From 1959, the USEA has grown from a small 20-member organization to an organization with thousands of members across the country of all levels and ages. History will come to life at the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention as the USEA will honor 60 years of the sport that we all know and love.
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