The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the continued partnership with Dubarry of Ireland. As a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2019 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) Dubarry of Ireland will award two pairs of Dubarry boots for AEC prizes. This year’s AEC will be held August 27-September 1, 2019 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.
“Dubarry of Ireland is thrilled to return as a sponsor for this event, which has always been an excellent fit for our premium performance lifestyle brand,” said Danny Hulse.
Since 1937, the Irish-owned company has built an extraordinary reputation worldwide for excelling in the design and manufacture of footwear that marries tradition, technology, style, comfort, and function, placing Dubarry firmly at the very top of the marketplace as an innovator, a leader, and above all, a trusted and respected name. Dubarry’s signature boot is the Galway boot, the perfect all-purpose outdoor footwear for any weather. Its full GORE-TEX® lining provides complete waterproofing and the DryFast-DrySoft™ exterior leather offers protection, comfort, temperature control, durability, and style.
“I think U.S. Eventing is extremely lucky to have the support of this great company,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Dubarry boots are dependable, comfortable, and they stay dry in all conditions. In addition to their boots, they also have an excellent variety of apparel offerings. Dubarry is second to none in standing by their products and eventers all over the world would agree. I love my Dubarry boots!”
Be sure to stop by the Dubarry booth at the Kentucky Horse Park during this year’s AEC to check out Dubarry boots and apparel. The USEA would like to thank the team at Dubarry for their continued support of our sport and look forward to working closely with them.
To learn more about Dubarry of Ireland, visit the Dubarry website.
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.
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