February 3, 2011
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2010/2011 USHJA International Hunter Derby Class Results
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USHJA Zone Specifications Revised
At the 2011 USEF Annual Meeting the USHJA revised Zone Specifications were approved by the USEF Executive Committee effective January 23, 2011.
All current zone specifications can be found on the USHJA website at 2011 Zone Specifications
Entry Fee Clarification for High Performance Working Hunters combined with Green Working Sections
An extraordinary rule change has passed to allow combining the High Performance Working Hunter with the Green Working Hunter by clarifying the entry fee process. Please note the new rule below, effective January 23, 2011.
HU159.2 (578-10) Immediately upon notification 1/23/2011
HU159 Entry Fees. [Chapter HU. Hunter Division. Subchapter HU-8 Conduct]
USEA/USEF Membership No Longer Exempt From USHJA Membership Requirements
USEA exhibitors who hold a current USEF membership are no longer exempt from following USHJA membership requirements and must either participate as an active member or pay a non-member fee. As of 2009, the exemption was deleted in GR901.9 which previously stated:
The only exemption currently allowed for Eventers from membership requirements is the USEA beginner novice division GR901.9 (10). For questions regarding this change, please contact Diane Popp.
2011 USHJA Trainer Symposiums Announced
Registration is now available for the first 2011 Trainer Symposium this May in Katy, Texas. The Symposiums are offered to everyone - not just trainers. Trainers Symposiums count toward the professional requirements for the USHJA Trainer Certification Program.
The schedule for each Symposium offers three days of hunters, equitation, and jumpers. Each of the disciplines is broken into sections: i.e. Junior Hunters, Intermediate Equitation, and Junior/Amateur Owner Jumpers. The sections will have three to four demonstration riders for the clinician to work and explain different techniques, exercises, and tips for various levels of riders and horses.
This is a great opportunity for professionals and members to exchange thoughts and ideas on training exercises, training aids, and business practices. Symposium registration is currently open. For more information and to register please visit the USHJA Trainers Symposium webpage.
The 2011 Trainers Symposiums will be held on:
The USHJA Clinics Program is dedicated to providing clinics throughout the country to the members of USHJA. For a complete list of USHJA clinics visit the Clinics Calendar.
*Clinics in RED are USHJA Trainer Certification Clinics. These, and the USHJA Trainer Symposiums,
are the only clinics which count towards the requirements for the Trainer Certification Program.
6 Kip Rosenthal clinic on sport psychology at Oak Meadow Farm in East Windsor, CT. Contact Naomi Gauruder of BHC Management at Naomi@BHCmanagement.com or 203.650.3148.
6-7 Julie Winkel clinic on at Donida Farm in Auburn, WA. Contact Tia Carr at email@example.com or 425.443.5922.
12 Mike Allen clinic on equine photography at Oak Meadow Farm in East Windsor, CT. Contact Naomi Gauruder of BHC Management at Naomi@BHCmanagement.com or 203.650.3148.
18-20George Schneider clinic at William Woods University in Fulton, MO. Contact Dr. Linda McClaren at firstname.lastname@example.org or 573.590.3661.
6 Mike Allen and Naomi Gauruder clinic on CPR at Oak Meadow Farm in East Windsor, CT. Contact Naomi Gauruder of BHC Management at Naomi@BHCmanagement.com or 203.650.3148.
13 Cynthia Jensen clinic on pony measurements at Oak Meadow Farm in East Windsor, CT. Contact Naomi Gauruder of BHC Management at Naomi@BHCmanagement.com or 203.650.3148.
27 Tonya Johnston sport psychology clinic at Renaissance Ranch in Watsonville, CA. Contact Paige Pierce at email@example.com or 831.840.7572.
22-23 Windsong Stable in Battle Creek, MI. Clinician: Karen Healey. Please contact Sandi Carlton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 269.317.1529
The USHJA Clinics Program is dedicated to providing clinics throughout the country to the members of USHJA. For a complete list of USHJA clinics visit the Clinics Calendar. Use the USHJA Calendar to search for all events. For more information on holding a clinic in your area, contact Carrie Vaught at email@example.com or 859.225.6703. Be sure to check the USHJA Calendar daily as the clinic schedule grows throughout the year.
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Jr. Career Development Program gives members the opportunity to apprentice with a competition official for a day.
Trainer Certification Program is a comprehensive education and certification program for all levels of professional trainers.
Trainer Symposiums offer attendees the opportunity to participate in practical training sessions and round table discussions with top professionals in the industry.
Member's Choice Awards Program gives horse show exhibitors and participants the opportunity to reward excellence at USEF Licensed Hunter Jumper competitions through their feedback relating to the competition, the facility where it took place, footing, show personnel and hospitality.NOW AVAILABLE! "More Than Just Ribbons" A great resource for schools, parents and potential sponsors, this video will provide a brief introduction into the world of horse showing for junior equestrians. While focusing on the bond between child and horse, it delves into the challenges of balancing school, riding, and horse care.