The Waredaca Classic Three Day Event is excited to announce the 2022 Road to the Three Day Challenge. The Road to the Classic is paved with preparation, and these participating events offer an ideal path to success:
The Horse Park of New Jersey Horse Trials July 30-31, 2022
Waredaca Farm Horse Trials August 19-21, 2022
Seneca Valley Pony Club Horse Trials September 3-4, 2022
Old Tavern Horse Trials September 24-25, 2022
Morven Park Fall Horse Trials October 5-9, 2022
***Waredaca Classic Three Day Event October 21-23, 2022***
To be eligible for the Challenge, competitors must meet the following requirements:
Novice/Training/Modified: competitors complete a minimum of any of the three of the participating events in addition to completing the Classic Three Day.
Beginner Novice: competitors must complete a minimum of any two of the participating events in addition to completing the Classic Three Day. Double points will be awarded at the Waredaca Farm Horse Trials on August 19-21, 2022.
Points will be awarded according to placing at the participating events as follows: first place: 10 points, second place: 8 points, third place: 7 points, fourth place: 6 points, fifth place: 5 points, and sixth place: 4 points. Completion of an event placing seventh or lower will be awarded 3 points. Points for the Classic Three Day event are doubled in value.
Winners of the Challenge will be awarded a halter, generously donated by RideSafe and Davis Equine, and a free entry to all five participating events in 2023 – approximately an $1000 value! A winner will be named at the Beginner Novice, Novice, Training and Modified levels of the Classic.
Make your plans now to join the 2022 Road to the Three Day Challenge!
***Please note that completion of the requirements for the Road to the Three Day Challenge do not necessarily qualify a competitor for the Waredaca Classic Three-Day Event. Be sure to check the formal qualification requirements for the classic series event here.
The 2023 United States Eventing Association (USEA) American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds is just a few months away, which means it is time to start planning a trip to Lexington, Kentucky! This year, the AEC will return to the iconic Kentucky Horse Park from Aug. 29 through Sept. 3, 2023. Coined as the “Horse Capital of the World,” Lexington had countless attractions and activities to explore! The AEC will offer up to 23 divisions this year covering all levels from Beginner Novice to Advanced, including the $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final. The AEC will also host the 2023 USEA Adult Team Championships (ATC) at the Beginner Novice, Novice, Training and Preliminary levels, as well as the new Modified Adult Team Championship.
Virginia Horse Center Eventing, presented by Capital Square, wrapped up on May 28 after a fun-filled weekend of top competition. The Virginia Horse Center welcomed riders of all levels from Olympic to beginner eventers.
The course updates and world class officials made the inaugural VHC Eventing memorable. The entire VHC Eventing management team and the Virginia Horse Center appreciate all who competed at this weekend's event, and we look forward to welcoming you back in November!
Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.
The German Training Scale (GTS) is a system of evaluating and prioritizing the way of going of the horse in work and should be used to determine where you start your daily program. The Familiarization Phase of rhythm and relaxation are followed by the Developing of Propulsion Phase introducing connection and impulsion with straightness and collection in the Development of Carrying Power. The clearer the basics of rhythm, relaxation, and connection are established, the easier impulsion, straightness, and collection can be added.