The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is happy to welcome back World Equestrian Brands 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 an Equilibrium Therapy Massage Pad, generously provided by World Equestrian Brands. The prize will be awarded at the 2017 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention which takes place at the Westin Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, California, December 6-10, 2017. In addition, World Equestrian Brands will be a Contributing Level Sponsor of the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Team Championships providing prizes to the top three winning teams.
“World Equestrian Brands is thrilled to become a sponsor of the USEA 2018 Intercollegiate Eventing Team Championships,” said Robin Moore of World Equestrian Brands. “It is very encouraging to see the camaraderie, enthusiasm, and dedication of the teams, it’s great for the sport of eventing!”
“The USEA has been lucky to have the support of Robin Moore and her company World Equestrian Brands for a number of years” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Robin supports eventing and eventers equally and the products her company sells are among the best available for equine and equestrians. We are excited to see WEB expand their support to the up-and-coming Intercollegiate Program as well!”
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 about the USEA, visit the website.
The 21 members of the USEA Board of Governors represent all the different factions of the U.S. eventing community, including professional riders, adult amateurs, owners, organizers, officials, veterinarians, and more. There is a president, one representative for each of the 10 USEA Areas, and the remaining 10 represent the demographics of the sport.
Sired by Zabalu and out of Croftlea Firequeen (by the well-known Irish Sport Horse sire Kingcroft Wicklow), the New Zealand Thoroughbred Flintstar was bred by Raewyn Price at Croftlea Stud in North Canterbury, New Zealand and born in 2000.
The USEA is deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Steve Blauner, a valued USET Foundation trustee and longtime owner for U.S. Eventing Team High Performance Athletes Boyd Martin and Doug Payne.
To all of the enthusiastic equestrians out there, five-star eventer Sara Gumbiner says, “dream even bigger.” Aboard her longtime partner Polaris (Brandenburg’s Windstar x North River Lady), Gumbiner has transitioned from daring young rider to bold international competitor. Fueled by hard work, a great support system, and a knack for ending up exactly where she should, Gumbiner went from competing in her first recognized event to her first Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI5* in just eight years.