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Charles Owen Continues as Official Helmet of the USEA
The USEA is proud to announce that longtime sponsor, Charles Owen, will be returning once again to our organization as the Official Helmet of the USEA, title sponsor of the Charles Owen Technical Merit Award, as well as a Convention and American Eventing Championship sponsor.
Roy Burek, Managing Director of Charles Owen & Co., commented: “We are very pleased to continue our partnership with the United States Eventing Association and greatly value the opportunities this presents Charles Owen to showcase our helmets and body protectors in this discipline. Our extensive line of helmets and their multiple safety certifications combine to mirror the three phases of the eventing sport for the perfect fit and safety protection.”
“The USEA has been fortunate to partner with Charles Owen for the past eight years, and we’re delighted to continue working with this innovative company,” said USEA CEO Jo Whitehouse. “The Charles Owen Technical Merit Award is one of the newest programs the USEA has undertaken and Charles Owen have really gone the extra mile to help it succeed and grow.”
USEA members will have multiple opportunities to earn Charles Owen helmets and body protectors this year. Winners of all 14 divisions at the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships will take a home a Charles Owen helmet of their choice. In addition the winners of the Capt. Mark Phillips Pony Rider Award at the AEC will earn a Charles Owen Product. Lastly, the top Junior and Amateur Charles Owen Technical Merit Award scorers at all 10 events in the series will win Charles Owen body protectors and helmet bags.
Stay tuned to find out the 2012 schedule for the Charles Owen Technical Merit Award.
Charles Owen offers a wide variety of products for eventers including top-of-the-line skull caps and velvet helmets and several different types of body protectors. As well as sponsoring the USEA, Charles Owen is proud to support many top U.S. eventers including Kim Severson, Allison Springer, Phillip Dutton, and Boyd Martin, just to name a few.