USHJA E-Update

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March 16, 2011


In this issue:

*Presidential Modification Approved

*USEF Junior Jumper Championships

*EAP Application Available

*2011 USHJA Trainers Symposiums

*USHJA Hunter Classic Winners

*USHJA International Hunter Derby 2012-13 Host Applications

*USHJA Clinics Program

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USHJA Events Calendar

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International Hunter Derby 2010/2011 Class Results

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Presidential Modification Approved

A Presidential Modification for GR120 has been granted effective immediately for the 2011 competition year or until such time as an extraordinary rule change proposal has been passed. This Presidential Modification will restrict the number of exhibition or demonstration classes held at Federation licensed hunter, jumper or hunter/jumper competitions to one exhibition or demonstration class per licensed competition day. GR120 is located in the general rule section of the USEF Rule Book.
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2011 USEF National Junior Jumper Championships

The Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, PA will host the annual USEF National Junior Jumper Championships which will be held October 13-15, 2011.

Riders wishing to be considered for the 2010 USEF National Junior Jumper Championships must complete an application by one of the following two methods:

  • Save $5 by completing your application online. Online applications are updated immediately in the standings and email confirmation is sent immediately from USEF. Click on "USEF LOGIN" at the top right hand side of the USEF home page at www.usef.org. Online applications have an extended deadline of August 31, 2011.

  • Or complete an application by regular mail/fax/hand delivered by downloading the application HERE. Applications must be postmarked, hand delivered, or faxed on or prior to Wednesday August 24, 2011.

Zone 7 has an additional requirement this year: "Additional certificates of capability requirement: Rider/Horse must compete in 5 classes at 1.40 meter with 8 faults or less". Additional information regarding the 2011 USEF National Junior Jumper Championships can be found on the USEF website.

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2011 EAP Application Available

The 2011 Emerging Athletes Program application for Zones 4, 5, 8, 9 and 12 is due April 1, 2011. Apply now!

The mission of the Emerging Athletes Program (EAP) is to develop complete horsemen by implementing a system of identifying and nurturing talented young riders and providing them with the support and assistance necessary to reach their full potential. Click Here for more information.

2011 EAP Level II and Level III Clinicians

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2011 USHJA Trainers Symposiums

Registration is now available for the first 2011 Trainers Symposium this May in Katy, TX. The Symposiums are offered to everyone - not just trainers. Trainers Symposiums count toward the professional requirements for the USHJA Trainer Certification Program.

The 2011 Trainers Symposiums will be held on:

May 9-10, 2011
Great Southwest Equestrian Center
Katy, TX
Hunter/Equitation Clinician: Scott Hofstetter
Jumper Clinician: Candice King
September 3-4, 2011
Maplewood Stables, Inc.
Reno, NV
Hunter/Equitation Clinician: Geoff Teall
Jumper Clinician: Linda Allen
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Congratulations to the 2010 USHJA National Hunter Classic Regional Award Winners

USHJA would like to recognize and congratulate the USHJA National Hunter Classic Regional Award Winners. The USHJA National Hunter Classics are a series of stepping stone events for riders to gain experience toward competing in the International Hunter Derbies. Hunter Classics are offered with a minimum of $2500 in prize money and are held at "A" and "AA" rated shows. Click Here for the 2010 Winners.

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USHJA International Hunter Derby 2012-13 Host Applications

Applications for the USHJA International Hunter Derby 2012-13 Series Hosts will open June 1, 2011 with a deadline of August 1, 2011. The August deadline will allow the USHJA to announce selected Host Competitions earlier than in previous years and provide those Competitions the maximum benefit of USHJA advertising for their event. The USHJA International Hunter Derby 2012-13 Series begins June 2, 2012 and concludes June 1, 2013. Host application packets will be available on the International Hunter Derby homepage.

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2011 USHJA Clinics Program

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 Trainers Symposiums, are the only clinics which count towards the requirements for the Trainer Certification Program.
For questions please contact Carrie Vaught.

Use the USHJA Calendar to search for all events.

Upcoming Clinics

MARCH

19-20 Jeff Cook clinic at Archway Equestrian Sports, LLC in Bothell, WA. Contact Clare Warren at cwarren@archwayeqsports.com or 203.650.3148.

23-24 Melanie Smith Taylor clinic at Buckleigh Farms in Aiken, SC. Contact Ann Thal at Snaffles, LLC at athal10961@aol.com or 941.730.1165.

26-27 Sue Lyman clinic and April 9 Tommy Serio clinic. Contact Jennifer Sisney at jennifer@morningsidetrainingfarm.com or phone 540.347.4777

27 Tonya Johnston sport psychology clinic at Renaissance Ranch in Watsonville, CA. Contact Jennifer Sisney at pep73164@charter.net or 831.840.7572.

APRIL

1-3 Nick Karazissis clinic at Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, IN. Contact Ingrid Schoenlein at schoenle@purdue.edu or 765.586.1952.

3 Scott Hofstetter clinic at Silver Sands Bridle Club in New Smyrna Beach, FL. Contact Jyan Johnson Colt at jcolt616@yahoo.com or 386.451.4291.

8-10 Nick Karazissis clinic at B & R Ranch in Kaneohe, HI. Contact Helena Barahal at hbarahal@mac.com or 808.255.7163.

9-10 Tommy Serio clinic at Morningside Training Farm in The Plains, VA. Contact Erin Kath at erin@morningsidetrainingfarm.com or phone 540.347.4777 or 585.355.6658

9-10 Melanie Smith Taylor clinic at Icon Sporthorses, LLC in Friendsville, TN. Contact Craig Allen at craig@icon-sporthorses.com or 865.607.3795.

9-10 Paige Rassas Sorce clinic at Irish Oaks in Pfafftown, NC. Contact Karen Bruce at irishoaks@triad.rr.com or 336.945.5178.

9-10 Michael Page clinic at The Cutter Farm in Dracut, MA. Contact Marina Burliss at info@cutterfarm.com or 978.697.7858.

9-10 Carl W. Bessette clinic at Silver Oaks Farm in Ocala, FL. Contact Lauren Carr at lcarr@jerryparksinsurance.com or 561.827.1454.

10 Joe Fargis clinic at Journey Back Stables in Greensboro, NC. Contact Joan C. Boyce at journyback@aol.com or 336.299.5067.

16 Anne Kursinski clinic at The Dream Park Equestrian Center in Logan Township, NJ. Contact Delia Apollo at apollofarmsltd@apollofarmsltd.com or 856.297.6610.

16-17 Joe Fargis clinic at Far Meadow Farm in Morris, CT. Contact Carole St. Mark at info@farmeadowfarm.com or 860.567.9850.

22-23 Karen Healey TCP Clinic at Windsong Stable in Battle Creek, MI. Please contact Sandi Carlton at windsongsandi@aol.com or 269.317.1529

23-24 Frank Madden clinic at Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center in Huntington Beach, CA. Contact Julie Golden at hbhorseshows@yahoo.com or 310.365.3866.

30 - May 1 Frank Madden clinic at Blackjack Farms in Birmingham, AL. Contact J. Michael Halbleib at jmichaelh1@aol.com or 205.283.3082.

MAY

7-8 Jack Towell clinic at Swamp Fox Farms in Hardeeville, SC. Contact Lauren Marcinkoski at swampfoxfarms@gmail.com or 912.484.8510.

13-15 Geoff Teall clinic at Bull Run Equestrian Center in Elburn, IL. Contact Lynda Zema at lzema@bullrunec.com or 847.987.7300.

13-15 Nick Karazissis clinic at Lucky 13 in Hailey, ID. Contact Mia Edsall at nocheaphorses@gmail.com or 208.720.4414.

28-29 Linda Allen clinic at Icon Sporthorses, LLC in Friendsville, TN. Contact Craig Allen at craig@icon-sporthorses.com or 865.607.3795.

30-31 Julie Winkel TCP Clinic at Melodic Farms in Elk Grove, CA. Please contact Carol Wright at melodicnews@aol.com or 916.996.4792.

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 cvaught@ushja.org or 859.225.6703. Be sure to check the USHJA Calendar daily as the clinic schedule grows throughout the year.

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