The American Eventing Championships are headed to Parker, Colorado, where some of the best eventers are ready to show off all their hard work. Alongside the championship divisions (beginner novice to advanced), festival classes will be held from introductory level to preliminary for horses and riders not qualified for the AEC. The Chronicle will be on-site to bring you all the news, great stories about inspiring riders and gorgeous photos.
When: All times local (Mountain Daylight) time.
Thursday, Aug. 30
Beginning at 8:30 a.m., dressage for preliminary horse, intermediate, advanced, preliminary amateur, preliminary rider, junior/young rider preliminary, training amateur, training rider, junior training, training horse, festival preliminary and festival training.
3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m. — advanced dressage
Friday, Aug. 31
Dressage kicks off at 8:30 a.m. for novice amateur, novice rider, beginner novice amateur, beginner novice rider, novice horse, junior novice, beginner novice horse, junior beginner novice, festival novice, festival beginner novice and festival introductory.
Cross-country begins at 8:30 a.m. for training, preliminary, intermediate and advanced.
4:10 p.m.-4:55 p.m. — advanced cross-country
Saturday, Sept. 1
Cross-country kicks off at 8:00 a.m. for novice, beginner novice and introductory.
Show jumping starts at 8:30 a.m. for training horse, junior training, training amateur, training rider, preliminary horse, junior/young rider preliminary, preliminary amateur, preliminary rider, intermediate, advanced, festival training and festival preliminary.
6:30 p.m.-6:50 p.m. — advanced show jumping
Sunday, Sept. 2
Show jumping starts at 8:00 a.m. for novice horse, junior novice, novice amateur, novice rider, beginner novice horse, junior beginner novice, beginner novice amateur, beginner novice rider, festival novice, festival beginner novice and festival introductory.
Looking for someone specific? You can see ride times for each division.
Where: The Colorado Horse Park in Parker, Colorado.
How You Can Watch: There will be live-streaming of the action at RideOnVideo.
How You Can Follow Along: The Chronicle will be on site bringing you all the gorgeous photos, great interviews and behind-the-scenes stories. Make sure to follow along at www.coth.com, as well as on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @Chronofhorse. We’ll have full analysis of the competition in the Sept. 24 print edition of The Chronicle of The Horse. Subscribe today.