The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is happy to welcome back World Equestrian Brands (WEB) as the Title Sponsor of the Rider of the Year Leaderboard. World Equestrian Brands has been a longtime sponsor and supporter of the USEA.
This year’s Rider of the Year will receive a Vespucci Figure-8 bridle and rubber reins and a set of four Equilibrium Allsports boots generously provided by World Equestrian Brands. The prize will be awarded at the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention, taking place at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, December 6-9. In addition, World Equestrian Brands will be a Contributing Level Sponsor of the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Team Championship at Chattahoochee Hills in May of 2019, providing prizes to the top three winning teams.
“It is World Equestrian Brands' pleasure to partner with the USEA as a 2019 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Team Championship Sponsor as well as Title Sponsor of the USEA Rider of the Year Leaderboard,” stated Robin Moore of World Equestrian Brands. “We are grateful for the opportunity to support eventing!”
“World Equestrian Brands has been a strong supporter of the USEA over the years and we are lucky to work with someone like Robin Moore, who cares deeply about the sport of eventing,” said Kate Lokey, USEA Director of Programs and Marketing. “We are excited to share WEB’s wonderful products with our members and are happy to have their support in the eventing world.”
About World Equestrian Brands
The mission at World Equestrian Brands is to provide world class, high performance equestrian products with hassle-free, personalized service backed by the experience of a team of riders. They use riders’ feedback and experienced customer service representatives to ensure that customers’ shopping experience is as high quality as they products they receive. For more information about World Equestrian Brands products, visit their website.
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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