Jul 22, 2019

USEA to Continue Partnership with Mountain Horse, Official Outerwear of the USEA

By Claire Kelley - USEA Staff

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce the continued partnership with Mountain Horse as the “Official Outerwear of the USEA.” In addition to their Corporate Level sponsorship, Mountain Horse has also signed on as a Silver Level Sponsor of the 2019 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC). As a Silver Level Sponsor, Mountain Horse will be providing $500 gift certificates to every AEC division winner. This year’s AEC will be held August 27-September 1, 2019 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

“Mountain Horse is proud to continue our partnership with the USEA as their 'Official Outerwear' and is excited to also be a Silver Level Sponsor for the 2019 AEC. We have had the great fortune of working with the USEA as a sponsor since 2004 and continue to be impressed with their unwavering support of the eventing community. Mountain Horse is committed to riders of all levels, striving to provide products that will help them reach their goals, while looking good, no matter the weather,” said Amy Pembleton.

Since 1988, Mountain Horse has been a reliable source for riding apparel and footwear. The global company has retailers in over 30 countries. Mountain Horse is a Swedish company, exclusively manufacturing high-quality signature riding apparel, innovative outerwear, all-season footwear, and complementary accessories to riders of all disciplines.

“We are very excited to continue the partnership with Mountain Horse,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Mountain Horse products are made for performance, fashion, and function. They offer excellent outerwear for eventers no matter the season. We are proud to call Mountain Horse as the Official Outerwear of the USEA.”

The USEA would like to thank Mountain Horse for their long-standing support. A variety of Mountain Horse jackets proudly displaying the USEA logo are available on USEA’s webstore.

To learn more about Mountain Horse and their selection, visit mountainhorseusa.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.

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