Schedule Announced for Virtual USEA Annual Meeting and Convention

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The USEA Annual Meeting and Convention will be held virtually in its entirety this year due to concerns and restrictions regarding the coronavirus pandemic. Slated for December 8-12 and culminating with the Annual Meeting and Keynote Address on Saturday, December 12 at 2 p.m. EST via Zoom, the content calendar for this year’s Convention is full of great options for members to take advantage of. This year’s keynote will also feature a lineup of female event riders. To view the full schedule of events, click here.

Notable sessions that will be made available during the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention include:

USEF High Performance – Wednesday, December 9 at 3 p.m. EST: USEF Managing Director of Eventing Jenni Autry and USEF Eventing High Performance Director Erik Duvander will discuss this past year and their future goals as they look forward to the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Eventing Licensed Officials Committee Meeting – Thursday, December 10 at 2 p.m. EST: The USEA Eventing Licensed Officials Committee (ELOC) invites you to attend their year-end committee meeting. This meeting will be led by ELOC Chair Cindy DePorter and Assistant Chair Tim Murray. The mission of this committee is to strategically plan for the future needs of Licensed Officials and to act as advisors in their development for advancement from “r” to “R” to “S” and to transfer to FEI, and to periodically review/revise the syllabus and educational materials for the training and continuing education programs.

Engineering Success – From Personal Milestones to Team Gold Medals with EquiRatings – Friday, December 11 at 12 p.m. EST: Diarm Byrne and Sam Watson of EquiRatings will be discussing setting goals and targets and ways to measure progress to meet them. Examples will include riders at any level and also show how the same targets are used to guide Olympic success. The process is the same at any level – set a goal and then measure progress to that goal.

Also featuring among the sessions are a sport psychology session with Coach Daniel Stewart as well as a physical fitness seminar from Coach Tony Sandoval. The USEA Volunteer Committee will also meet in an open format on Zoom that will be available for viewing.

This content plan will also include more instructional videos published throughout the week. If you have already renewed your membership for 2021, you’ll receive a Zoom invitation via email on December 10 for the Annual Meeting on Saturday. Members are asked to renew their memberships for 2021 by Wednesday, December 9 in order to receive the invitation.

To view the full schedule and to cast your Annual Meeting of Members Official Ballot, click here.

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