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Summer Merchandise Sale
In this issue of
Summer Merchandise Sale
USHJA Trainers Symposium Dates
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2007 USHJA Award NominationsUSHJA Amateur Sportsmanship Award
USHJA is now accepting nominations for the 2007 Amateur Sportsmanship Award. The accolades for the candidates must be earned from December 1st-September 7th of the current competition year. The nominees for the award may come from exhibitors, trainers, colleagues or peers.
Name, contact information, biography, and at least one letter of recommendation must be submitted to USHJA by Tuesday, October 2, 2007. (Please note: the nominee must be an active or associate member of USHJA). More than one recommendation form maybe submitted but no more than three will be considered for the award. The members of the USHJA Amateurs Committee will review the nominations and select the winner.
USHJA Youth Charter Award
Nominations should be sent to your zone chairman between August 1, 2007 and September 28, 2007, click here to see more information on your zone. Each zone will then decide on one nominee to represent the zone. Once each zone has submitted one nominee to the USHJA Youth Council this committee will then decide the final USHJA nominee and submit the name to USEF before October 31, 2007. Click here for the USHJA nomination Form.
The USHJA nominee will be recognized each year at the USHJA Evening of Equestrians Awards Dinner at annual meeting. Our nominee will be honored with the perpetual USHJA Youth Charter Revere Bowl. This trophy was donated by Susan Schoellkopf in memory of Stephen Comunale Jr.For more information please contact Jill Insko at email@example.com or Whitney Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2007 USHJA California Trainers Symposium Registration
Registration and host hotel information for the San
Juan Capistrano, CA symposium is now available. Click here to register and make your hotel
reservations. Register by August 1 to receive the special reduced registration rate!
The Symposiums offer
attendees a rare opportunity to participate in practical training sessions
and round table discussions with top professionals in the industry. The schedule offers two 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 3-4
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. Click here to view the
September 10-11, 2007 at The Oaks in
December 2-3 at The
USHJA Zone News
Draft Zone Specifications are now available for your
2008 USHJA Zone Finals:
States Exposition, September 19-23,
Contact Information: Carol Keller, (413) 205-5016, email@example.com
Zone 2 Hunter Finals,
Contact Information: Naomi Blumenthal, (315) 682-1933, firstname.lastname@example.org
Zone 3 Finals are at
Washington International Local Weekend, September 7-9,
Contact Information: Susie Webb, (301) 987-9400, email@example.com
Breeding Finals are at Maryland Horse and Pony Show, September 13-16, Upper Marlboro, MD
Contact Information: Rebecca Foster-Doyle, (410) 329-6023, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brownland Farm Fall,
Contact Information: Mack Anderton, (615) 791-8180, email@example.com
Showplace Fall Classic,
Contact Information: Pat Boyle, (847) 274-6834, firstname.lastname@example.org
McKenzie Fall Festival,
November 28 – December 2,
Contact Information: Laureen McKenzie, (918) 321-3472, email@example.com
Southwest Region, October
31 – November 4 at the
Contact Information: Jeffrey Gilbert, (818) 259-4459, firstname.lastname@example.org
Northeast Region, November 6-11 at the Show for Champions, National Western Events, Denver, CO
Contact Information: Sandra Dennehy, (303) 758-3058, email@example.com
Northwest Autumn Classic,
Contact Information: Dianne Johnson, (425) 823-2802, firstname.lastname@example.org
Zone 10 Southern Mini Medal
and Stirrup Cup Medal Finals, August 25 at the Camelot August Show,
Camelot Riding Club,
Contact Information: Raizy Goffman, (818) 360-4389
2007 Zone Finals Horse
Show, September 15 at the
Contact Information: Teresa Michels, (907) 301-4189, Hession@gci.net
Zone 9 Forums:
July 18 - Wednesday - at the Oregon High Desert Classic #1 - after the show. For more information please contact Dianne Johnson at email@example.com.
September 14 - Friday - at the Northwest Autumn Classic - after the show. For more information please contact Melissa Pylant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zone 5 Horsemanship Class and $10,000 Scholarship
Reminder for all Zone 5 Juniors! The Zone 5 Horsemanship Class will be held again during the Kentucky National Horse Show. The class will be held on Friday evening, September 28 and can be entered by Zone 5 members instead of, but not in addition to, the Maclay regional warm-up. Pledges have been made by several major vendors for great prizes. As in the past, 25% will be based on a written test (given mid-day September 28) based on George Morris' book "Hunter Seat Equitation" 25% on the flat phase and 50% on the jumping phase. Look for more detail in our advertisement in the Kentucky National prize list and on the USHJA website.
Also, if you are a high school senior, it is not too late to apply for the 2007 Zone 5 scholarship. $10,000.00 will be awarded to the winner. More information is available on the USHJA website, from your Zone 5 committee, your local organization or from your local show managers.
If you are interested in donating a prize for the Horsemanship class, or a contribution to the scholarship, please contact Zone Chairman, Mindy Darst at (513) 836-0501 or Mindy@Lochmoorstables.com
Practical Horseman/USHJA Clinics Program Schedule
The USHJA Clinics program is
dedicated to providing clinics throughout the country to the members of
remember to check the USHJA
Clinics Calendar for
Jim Clapperton, Todd Karn and Mark Tompkins will be conducting an “Ask the Judges” Clinic during the NCHJA Charity Horse Show at the Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. Horse Complex in
Don Stewart will be conducting a clinic at
USHJA and Page Tredennick will be hosting a clinic with
Otis Brown and Betty Oare will be conducting an “Ask the Judges” clinic at the J Bar J Boys Ranch in
Mindy Darst will be conducting a clinic at Two Trees Stables in
Bernie Traurig will be conducting a clinic at the
Geoff Teall and Sue Ashe will be conducting a Judges Clinic at Grazing Fields Farm in
Diane Carney and Showplace Productions will be hosting a “USHJA Opportunity to Judge” clinic during the Equifest Horse Shows at the
Greg Best will be conducting a clinic at the
Greg Best will be conducting a clinic at Woodmyst Farms in
Diane Carney will be conducting a clinic at Smoke Tree Ranch in
this clinic will be held in
Best will be conducting a clinic at Fox Creek Farm in
Nick Karazissis will be conducting a clinic at the
Shapiro will be conducting a clinic in
For more information, please contact Whitney Allen, Director of Marketing and Communications at email@example.com or (859) 225-6967.
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