The USEA Adult Team Championships (ATC) were a huge success this year, garnering a record-breaking 58 ATC teams at the USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds. The ATC provides USEA Adult Rider program members with the chance to compete as a team and represent their Area in a friendly and fun environment at the Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, and Preliminary levels. For the 2021 ATC at AEC, SmartPak challenged ATC teams to an additional quest- a photo scavenger hunt across the iconic Kentucky Horse Park! To participate in this year’s SmartPak Scavenger Hunt, ATC teams were asked … [Read More]
On August 31st, the USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds took place at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. Five riders and six horses in the Young Rider Program traveled to compete in the national championship. Cassie Sanger and Lea Adams-Blackmore competed in the Bates USEA Preliminary Junior/Young Rider Championships which was the first division to kick off the 2021 AECs. Cadence Theroux competed in the USEA Novice Jr. Championship as well as the Beginner Novice level. Nicole Houghteling was the only Novice level rider for the YR program and Molly Czub and Sophia Jean competed with … [Read More]
The winning team in the Adult Team Championships for the Novice division went to the Area I Avengers consisting of Tracie Sales and Ebony, Lisa Hilda and Cooleys Rule of Law, and Gwynne Bayne with FGF EllGee. The three-person team tacked the lowest score with only 92.9 penalties.
We are only a month away from this years American Eventing Championships and we are currently looking for members for the Area 1 Adult Team Challenge! Teams are due by Tuesday August 3rd so do not wait! Who is eligible: Anyone competing in the Rider or Amateur Divisions at the AECs (BN, N, T or P) and belongs to the Adult Rider Program Interested buy not an ARP member? It’s not too late to sign up and be eligible! This includes professional riders too! Area 1 is able to send 8 teams in total and additional individual riders that … [Read More]
Know someone who had a fall, or isn’t having the season they hoped for? Let Area 1 cheer them up with a little card from all of us to them! Simply send an email to email@example.com with who you feel could use a little pick me up and we will send them a little note and card! Easy as that! We hope everyone is staying safe and enjoying the start to the season!
July 19-22, 2021 GMHA Camp – Open to all levels BN and up! Much fun! Mark your calendar and plan to join us. Our annual YRAP Camp, geared for riders between the ages of 10-24 who are keen to ride and learn with a few of the top instructors in the country and improve their competence, confidence and make new friendships. There is an application, pricing incentive for early enrollment and contact information available on the Area I website. This is geared towards all levels. With this instead: Registration for the 2021 Area 1 Young Rider Camp at the Green
Area 1 Adult Rider Program Updates Year End Volunteer Awards Win Some Wine Some Awards Vintage Vine Award Event Socials Young and the Rest of Us – July Larkin Adult Team Challenges – July Course Brook; August GVRDC New Adult Rider Programs and Continuing Existing Programs Get involved, meet new people, and have fun competing/volunteering Area 1 eventing season is underway with about 290 ARP members. The Virtual Team challenge has 91 people participating on 13 teams. We have three new programs to highlight this year. Read below to find out more about the new programs and updates on your … [Read More]
Warm days, cool nights, great galloping and prize money: Come to Vermont in August! GMHA’s beautiful, horse-friendly venue is now hosting a 3 Star. This year’s August Festival will have BN,N,T,P,I FEI 2* and FEI 3* (short). Take in the idyllic Vermont setting while competing on tracks designed by Morgan Rowsell (xc) and Chris Barnard (stadium) for $10,000 in prize money.
Due to COVID-19 considerations, the horse trials at Groton House Farm are cancelled for 2021. It was a difficult decision for GHF this year. We hope to see you at GHF next year! It may be possible that one or more of our unrecognized events may run this year, but those decisions will be made later in the spring.
Did you miss the 2021 USEA/FEI Rule Refresher presented by Area 1 Young Riders and UNH Equine Program with special guests USEA TD Katherine Cooper, and FEI Judge, Jane Hamlin? Click here to watch now!
The USEF has announced the host sites of the inaugural Youth Team Challenge, listed below. Also, the deadline for riders to submit their Area Declaration to the USEF has been extended to February 15. We have 19 Area 1 Young Rider members, so far, who have submitted their Area Declaration to the USEF to be considered for a team! Yes, 19!!! We can field up to 2 teams and 2 individuals for each of the levels at each of the short format events, and 1 team at each level for the Finals in Tryon. We’ll keep everyone posted as we put together … [Read More]
It is that time of the year again… Come join us at the Area 1 Meeting. Yes, a Global Pandemic changes the dynamic a bit – meeting virtually vs enjoying our company over lunch – but we have an exciting line up. Please keep checking back for more details! Schedule is tentative: Wednesday January 27, 2021 at 7PM – 9PM Area 1 Business Key Note Speaker Equiratings talk Q&A and Awards Thursday January 28, 2021 at 6:30PM – 9:00PM Organizers Meetings (6:30pm-7:30pm) Breakout Sessions for Adult Riders and Young Riders start at 7:30pm following the Organizers meeting Adult riders (7:30pm-8:30pm) … [Read More]
What a crazy year it has been. Joan Fleser asked me to post these so you can see if there are any errors. Please let Joan know asap if you are missing something. Well done all in a shortened Area 1 season. Please reach out to Joan at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 25th 2020 USEA Area 1 Awards- Senior Rider – PUBLIC 2020 USEA Area 1 Awards- Master Am Rider – PUBLIC 2 020 USEA Area 1 Awards- JR-YR Rider – PUBLIC 2020 USEA Area 1 Awards- Adult Am Rider – PUBLIC
Great News! Area 1 is again helping with the expense of traveling to the Classic 3-day event, held this season at Waredea in late October. Below please find the form and all the information needed for your “refund”. Any questions please contact Amy Winnen at email@example.com. ARP Classic Series Voucher Program Reimbursement_blank
The 2020 Town Hill Farm Horse Trials are Saturday, August 22, one day only, and we are in need of volunteers! There are opportunities to help out for a few hours, a half day or a full day. We will be following all state, local and USEA guidelines to keep everyone safe. Temperature check upon arrival, face masks and social distancing. There will be a prepackaged box lunch, beverages, Town Hill t-shirt or hat and a free XC schooling after the event to all volunteers. If you are interested in helping out or have any questions, please check the Town