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Jun 22

Become a Challenge of the States Title Sponsor

By neec | News & Updates

This year we are celebrating the 20th year of the The Challenge of the States Competition!! COS is unique to the New England Equitation Championships and is truly the highlight of the weekend! We are looking for a new title sponsor for the competition. Please contact Jacquie or Tobi for more info!

THE CHALLENGE OF THE STATES COMPETITION IS OPEN TO JUNIOR RIDERS, WHO WILL REPRESENT THEIR STATES, WITH THE TOP SIX SCORES FROM THE OPEN EQUITATION CLASSES. THE TOP FIVE RIDERS WITH THE HIGHEST SCORES WILL RIDE AND THE SIXTH HIGHEST SCORE WILL BE THE CHEF D’EQUIPE. TEAMS MAY DRESS UP THEIR RIDERS AND HORSES IN COSTUME. TRAINERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY ASPECT OF THE COMPETITION. THIS UNIQUE AND FUN PORTION OF NEEC IS THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEKEND FOR JUNIORS AND SPECTATORS ALIKE.

 

Sponsorship Cost: 4,000

  • Naming rights to the Challenge of the States Competition which will be continuously announced throughout the entire event
  • Corporate banner displayed in arena
  • Sponsorship recognition in the NEEC Official Program
  • Full page advertisement in Official Program
  • Recognition on the NE Equitation Website Sponsor Page
Jun 14

Available 2017 Sponsorships

By neec | News & Updates

There’s still time to be a 2017 New England Finals sponsor! Below is a list of our remaining available sponsorships. Make sure to contact Jacquie Maggiore or Tobi Stall if you are interested in becoming a NEEC sponsor!

Available Sponsorships

  • Maine COS Team Gift – $250
  • Challenge of the States Flowers- $300
  • Open Equitation 18-21 – $300
  • Open Equitation 22-27 – $300
  • Open Equitation 28-45 – $300
  • Adult 18-21 Medal Cooler – $350
  • Sun Spot Curtin – $500
  • Maine COS Team Sponsor – $650
  • Warm Up Ring #2 Sponsor – $1000
  • Talent Platform Commentators – $2000
  • Challenge of the States – $4000
Jun 14

May Answers

By neec | Horsemanship

1.) What is a common use for ivermectin?

  • De-worming

2.) What is the purpose of a bar shoe?

  • Constructed to strategically alter the pressure on a particular area of the foot. Bar shoes are so named because a solid bar connects the branches to each other. Egg bars may be used to help with heel soreness.

3.) Why does your horse receive a West Nile Vaccine?

  • West Nile infects the central nervous system of animals and people. West Nile virus is the leading cause of arbovirus encephalitis in horses and humans. It is transmitted through infected mosquitoes.

4.) What are the natural aids?

  • Legs, weight/seat, hands, voice.

5.) What is a splint?

  • Hard, visible bumps that are generally located along the inside of the cannon bone. The splint bones are attached to the cannon bone by a small ligament and add structural strength to the cannon bones. Splints may be caused by injury, creating inflammation or tearing of the interosseous ligament joining the splint bone to the cannon bone.