One Last Look at #AEC16

From riders and their crews to spectators and officials, everyone who attended the 2016 American Eventing Championships left with the feeling that they’d witnessed something special.

A big thank-you, once again, to everyone who made this thing possible: the heroes of USEA for putting it all together, the Tryon International Equestrian Center for being such an incredible host, the event’s generous sponsors who showered competitors with prizes, and all the other myriad turning wheels that made 2016’s “feel-good event of the year” the best feeling event in recent history.

As we head back into our daily lives (hopefully with a little cushion — thanks, Labor Day!), let’s have one parting glimpse at the week that was:

2016 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by…What a week it has been! Thank you to all of the sponsors, officials, volunteers and competitors who made the 2016 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover hosted by the Tryon International Equestrian Center the best AEC yet! #AEC16 #TwoHearts

Posted by United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) on Monday, September 5, 2016

What a week! Quite an honor to be part of such a great team. So many variables going into a first time event, running…

Posted by Robert Kellerhouse on Monday, September 5, 2016

In one of my favorite clips on youtube, Louis CK comments on the times we live in that everything is amazing and no one…

Posted by Patrick G McGaughan on Sunday, September 4, 2016

great way to spend the first week of my senior year! #AEC16

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We’ll be home before sunset! #aec16 #almosthome

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#aec16 it’s a wrap #eventingnation #eventinglife #usea #tryoninternationalequestriancenter #kasteldenmark

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Already looking forward to #AEC17! Go Eventing.

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