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2016 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention Preview

The 2016 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention is right around the corner! We gather December 7-11, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. at the Diplomat Resort and Spa for a long weekend of discussing, learning and celebrating eventing! Our Director of Member Services, Jennifer Hardwick, give us the rundown of what we can look forward to and how to register. This year's Convention is especially special because the focus is on the backbone of our sport: adult amaterus. We welcome Dawn Robbins on the podcast to give all the details. 

About The USEA Annual Meeting and Convention

The USEA Annual Meeting and Convention takes place each December and brings together a large group of dedicated USEA members and supporters to discuss, learn, and enjoy being surrounded by eventing enthusiasts. The 2016 Annual Meeting and Convention will take place at the Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. December 7-11, 2016. Rooms are filling fast, so make sure to book today! Click here for booking or use the reservation line (855) 689-2911 – and use the Group Code GUSEA.

Click here for Convention Registration Form, or sign up via Online Services.

Thank you to our amazing lineup of sponsors that make this event possible: Merck Animal Health, Standlee Hay Forage, Nutrena, Adequan, Devoucoux, Charles Owen, SmartPak, Rebecca Farm, Mountain Horse, Auburn Laboratories Inc., Broadstone Equine Insurance Agency, Eventing Training Online, Stackhouse Saddles, Point Two Air Jackets, Gallops Saddlery, Professional’s Choice, World Equestrian Brands, Bit of Britain, CWD, H.E. Tex Sutton Forwarding Company, Jump 4 Joy, The Fork at TIEC and more!

Click here for more information on Convention

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Get to Know Your 2016 USEA Young Event Horse Champions: Foreign Quality and Woodford Reserve

On this podcast, we get some more information on the 2016 USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) 5-year-old Champions of both coasts. Woodford Reserve, An Irish Sport Horse (Tinarana's Inspector x Laharn's Laughton) owned by rider Erin Kellerhouse, took top honors on the west coast, while Foreign Quality, a Dutch Warmblood owned by Marley Stone Bourke and ridden by Tim Bourke, bested the rest on the east coast. 

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Get to Know Your 2016 Future Event Horse Champions, See Spot Fly and Beall Spring Shamrock

This week on the podcast, we take some time to learn more about the 2016 USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) Champions. The leopard colored Knabstrupper, See Spot Fly, earned the West Coast Championship title. Leslie Asbe's gelding is by Colorado Skrodstrup and out of a TB mare, Djinn Chaser. On the East Coast, Beall Spring Shamrock came home with 3-year-old and overall victory. "Shamrock" is a Swedish Warmblood gelding owned by Stephanie Ormston and bred by Beall Spring Farm who lead the pack from start to finish. 

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Competing and Traveling Overseas with Tamra Smith and Holly Payne Caravella

Managing the logistics of traveling and competing is complicated enough, but gets taken to a new level when you factor in overseas travel. Each fall, we see a small group of United States riders head to Europe to challenge themselves in a new competitive environment. Tamra Smith and Holly Payne Caravella both spent a few weeks in Europe this fall competing multiple horses, and they join us to share their experiences of traveling, competing and temporarily living overseas with their horses. 

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2016 AEC Recap: Meet Ryan Wood, Cindy DePorter and Annabelle Kress

Three champions from the 2016 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover (AEC) join us to discuss their whirlwind weekend at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). Cindy DePorter first discusses her win in the Master Novice Amateur division with Ana D, followed by Annabelle Kress, who won the Broadstone Junior Beginner Novice 14 and Under division with Susie Beale's adorable Batteries Not Included, and finally Ryan Wood, who was named both champion and reserve champion of the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced, describes his experiences. 

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2016 Olympic Games Recap with Phillip Dutton and David O’Connor

Phillip Dutton joins us to recount the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he won an individual bronze medal. David O'Connor also joins us to let us know what this Olympics means for Team USA. 

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2016 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover Preview

This special podcast is dedicated to the 2016 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover. Robert Kellerhouse, Shelley Page and Sharon Decker join us to talk footing, food and fun for this year's championship. 

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Preview of The Event of Rebecca Farm and North American Junior and Young Rider Championships

This week we preview two huge upcoming events. First, Event Organizer Sarah Broussard introduces The Event at Rebecca Farm (July 20-24, Kalispell, MT) and Diane Snow and Vicki Howard-Fine preview The North American Junior and Young Rider Championship (NAJYRC, July 28-31, Colorado Horse Park) 

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2016 Rio Olympic Preview: Chris Bartle

Today we welcome German National Eventing Coach, Chris Bartle, onto the podcast. He fills us in on the basics of his teaching philosophy, the potential Olympic German lineup and his involvement in team selection. 

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2016 Rio Olympic Preview: Picking the Team with David O’Connor and Joanie Morris

This week on the Podcast, Chef d'Equipe David O'Connor and USEF Managing Director of Eventing Joanie Morris join us to talk about the process of Olympic team selection including who picks the team and what factors are most influential. The 2016 Olympic Eventing Team was selected last week and consists of Phillip Dutton, Lauren Kieffer, Boyd Martin and Clark Montgomery. 

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