USHJA Announces Finalists for 2014 Emerging Athletes Program National Training Session
Olympic Gold Medalist Peter Wylde and Expert Stable Manager Anne Thornbury toLead the Training Session
The United States Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce the 16 ridersthat have been invited to ride in the 2014 EAP National Training Session, presentedby Dover Saddlery, to be held November 13-16 in Findlay, OH.
The 2014 National Finalists are:
Bailey Fuller of Tualatin, OR
Emma Glaunert of West Linn, OR
Abby Graham of Colorado Springs, CO
Lucy Hart of Lexington, KY
Caroline Johnson of Grafton, MA
Mckenzie Kasper of Alpharetta, GA
Abby Kelley of Denver, CO
Megan Kerpsack of Austin, TX
Elissa Ostroff of Portland, OR
Halie Robinson of Santa Barbara, CA
Dani Roskens of South Lyon, MI
Kavita Sinha of Houston, TX
Nina Vogel of Pacific Palisades, CA
Carly Williams of Lexington, VA
Phillip Williamson of Denver, CO
Cody Wooten of Eldersburg, MD
Apply to Host a Children's & Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championship
USHJA is seeking bids from competition licensees to host a 2015 USHJA Children's & Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championship. Regional Children's and Adult Amateur Jumper Championships are designed to bring together riders and provide them with a team experience in a competitive setting.
Regional Championships must be held between June 1 and November 30 of each calendar year. A Regional Championship may only be held in conjunction with a Federation licensed Jumper Level 2 or above competition. No venue may be selected to host the Regional Championship for more than two consecutive years unless USHJA deems it to be necessary or in the best interest of the sport.
The 2015 Regions are composed of the USHJA Zones as follows:
Central Region - Zones 6,7,8
West Region - Zones 9,10,11,12
North Region - Zones 1,2,5
South Region - Zones 3,4
To access the online application and to read the host facility requirements, please visit the Children's & Adult Amateur Jumper Championships page of our website. The deadline to apply is October 27, 2014. For questions, please contact Meghan Carney at (859) 225-6721.
2014 USHJA Rule Change Proposals
Now Available Online for Viewing and Member Input
Active Rule Change Proposals for 2014 are now available for viewing on ushja.org. All of the rule change proposals are currently being reviewed by USHJA Task Forces and Committees, which will provide their feedback and actions by the start of the 2014 Annual Meeting.
USHJA welcomes member input on proposed rule changes. If you would like to provide input on a specific rule, please send an e-mail with the tracking number and rule number to rulechange@USHJA.org. The deadline for USHJA member input is November 1, 2014.
View 2014 Active Rule Change Proposals
New USHJA Jumping Seat Medal Class Available in 2015
The USHJA 3'3" Jumping Seat Medal is an exciting addition to the USHJA Jumper Programs. Designed to give Junior exhibitors the opportunity to develop their equitation skills over a Jumper-style course, the program will debut December 1, 2014, for the 2015 competition year.
The USHJA 3'3" Jumping Seat Medal is open to Junior Active Members of the Federation and USHJA who have not reached their 18th birthday (per USEF rules), and may be offered at any USEF Licensed Competition.
Interested in hosting a USHJA 3'3" Jumping Seat Medal Class at your competition? Please contact Allison Eneguess at (859) 225-6721 for more information and class specifications, or visit ushja.org.
"The Kentucky Experience" is Pleased to Welcome the Kentucky Horse Council and Zoetis Animal Health as Sponsors!
Partners Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Grayson Jockey Club Research Foundation, Phelps Media Group, the United States Hunter Jumper Association, Zoetis Animal Health and the Kentucky Horse Council are pleased to offer an exciting way to experience the National Horse Show, and Central Kentucky. This experience includes free tours of famous Bluegrass area horse farms, a free tour of the world-renowned Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, free admission to all sessions of the National Horse Show (October 28-November 2, 2014), and a free reception at the renowned Gracie Street Garden where attendees will have an opportunity to meet some of the star riders of the hunter jumper world before the ring events on the evening of Friday, October 31.
The USHJA would like to thank the following sponsors and partners for their support of our many programs and endeavors. For more information, click the sponsor logo(s) below.
United States Hunter Jumper Association
3870 Cigar Lane
Lexington, KY 40511