Put your horsemanship knowledge to the test for a chance to win great prizes in the USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge,presented by The Plaid Horse! The Horsemanship Quiz Challenge encourages education and recognizes young equestrians who have exceptional horsemanship knowledge.

How It Works:

Participants take two levels of online horsemanship quizzes, which consist of multiple-choice and true/false testing, to be eligible for selection for the HQC Nationals, which is an in-person competition that includes a written test and a hands-on practicum component to put the top scoring participants to the ultimate test.

What You Need to Know:

  • Open to USHJA members who are younger than 21 on December 1 of the current competition year.

  • Participant must score an 80 percent or above on the Level One Quiz to take the Level Two Quiz

  • Participant must score a 90 percent or above on the Level Two Quiz to be eligible for selection for HQC Nationals

  • Participant must register for and complete the Level One and Level Two Quizzes no later than September 1 of the current competition year.

Have a little fun! After you've registered for the HQC, post this image on your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account with the hashtag #HQC2018 to let all your friends know!

For more information on the Horsemanship Quiz Challenge, eligibility and requirements, please review the HQC Specifications.

The official study guide of the HQC covers topics that include horse identification, anatomy, nutrition, riding theory and welfare. The Horsemanship Study Guide is available to everyone interested in expanding their equine knowledge.

The Horsemanship Quiz Challenge is supported in part by a generous grant from the United States Equestrian Federation, as well as individual donors through the USHJA Foundation. To help support the HQC program, click here to make a charitable donation today.

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