The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has extended the qualification period for the 2020 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds. The original qualification period of May 27, 2019 – August 18, 2020 has now...» Read More!
Big news, EN! After the vocal support of the membership population of the USEA and further considerations, the American Eventing Championships will extend its term at the Kentucky Horse Park for 2021. The current contract...» Read More!
Berkley Gardner, age 12, and her pony Chillie were 2019 competitors in our favorite American Eventing Championships division, Jr. Beginner Novice 14 & Under. They kindly shared their AEC adventure with EN readers. Relive all...» Read More!
You remember Commanding Curve: the big bay gelding is popularly known for his fast-closing second to near-Triple Crown winner California Chrome in the 2014 Kentucky Derby. He was retired from racing a couple years later to pursue...» Read More!
And That's A Wrap On The Largest Event Ever in North America 23 Champions – 6 Days – the largest event in North American history! Relive all of the best moments of #AEC2019 #BetterTogether #USEventing...» Read More!
“Thank you!” shouted the final rider of the day in the Junior Novice division, turning around to flash a smile back as she cantered away from Fence 13. She’d just had a refusal and maturely...» Read More!
If it wasn’t obvious from my Pulitzer Prize winning coverage of the Jr. Beginner Novice Rider 14 & Under, BN is my favorite AEC level. Junior, Rider, Horse, Amateur, Master Amateur … I do not...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram So beyond proud of P this weekend!! We finished in 11th place! He felt fantastic in Dressage, was a champion on cross county, and jumped great last night only adding...» Read More!
Good morning from the final day of the American Eventing Championships! It’s time to shine for our Beginner Novice riders as they enter the Rolex Stadium for their grand finale. You asked, they listened: the USEA is...» Read More!
It’s 11:07 p.m. on Saturday night, and the top three finishers of the $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final — Boyd Martin, 1st with Long Island T; Leslie Law, 2nd with Voltaire de Tre; and Phillip...» Read More!
The Head of the Lake was, as it is on a certain Saturday in April, the best place for sightseeing today at the 2019 American Eventing Championships. This iconic complex, rumored by some to be...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram Numbers in the thousands. And that’s how long AECs has been. A post shared by Jj (@skipperdoodlefritz) on Aug 31, 2019 at 1:42pm PDT For American eventers, the bluegrass lanes...» Read More!
3, 2, 1 … Beginner Novice cross country is underway at the 2019 American Eventing Championships! They don’t call this the Beginner Novice Olympics for nothin’, and Derek di Grazia’s beefy track does not disappoint....» Read More!
The week-long party that is the 2019 American Eventing Championships continued to thrill and excite on Friday at the Kentucky Horse Park. The day kicked off with Advanced cross country, followed by Novice; Training took...» Read More!
Move over, Advanced, with your fancy dressage tailcoats and show-boaty jumps. For one glorious week each year, we shove the Big Name Riders out of the limelight and focus instead on the cutthroat ranks of...» Read More!
Day four at the American Eventing Championships seemed to be filled with smiles. Smiles after a good dressage test, smiles after a great cross country ride and smiles at the completion of the event...» Read More!
Competitors are facing off against the blue numbers bright and early Friday morning, with the first horse contesting $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final sprinting from the start box at 8:46 a.m. You can follow along...» Read More!
The first batch of 2019 American Eventing Championship crowns have been distributed! Thursday saw the coronation of Intermediate and Preliminary divisions, as well as cross country for Training and dressage for Novice and Advanced. I’d...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram On course at the AEC’s-Ambassador Maren Hanson taking it all in. #breesepinband #eventinglife #safetyfirst#medicalidbracelet A post shared by Breese Pin Band (@breesepinband) on Aug 29, 2019 at 4:09am PDT Today...» Read More!
Welcome to the American Eventing Championships. It can be a stressful and exhilarating time. It has the potential for what feels like epic success or a real crash and burn experience, at every level. It’s...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A new day, and a new list of current leaders 🔝 Open Intermediate Championship: Tamra Smith & En Vogue Preliminary Amateur Championship: Arden Wildasin & Watch Out Preliminary...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram Team Kildare @thomasduggan50 @josephine.duggan @maddieduggan123 A post shared by Booli Selmayr (@booliselmayr) on Aug 28, 2019 at 9:16am PDT There will be 949 starters in the American Eventing Championships over...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram Day one is done! Here are the current #AEC2019 leaders going into tomorrow’s XC phase: ▪️Open Intermediate: Tamra Smith & En Vogue ▪️Bates Prelim Amateur: Katherine...» Read More!