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In this issue of
USHJA E-Update:

*USHJA Annual Meeting
*Trainers Symposium Clinician Change
*Zone News
*Practical Horseman/USHJA Clinics Program Schedule

For past issues of USHJA E-News click
here.
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Upcoming Clinics:

November 7-9

Brian Lenahan and Skip Thornbury
November 10-11
Jeff Cook
Neal Shapiro
November 10-12
Frank Madden
November 13
Joe Fargis
November 16
The IRS, The HORSE, The LAW and The EXPERTS
November 16-18
Anne Kursinski
November 17-18
Linda Allen
November 23-25
Heather Campbell
Susan Hutchinson
George Morris
November 24-25
Anne Kursinski
November 30
Thom Brede
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USHJA MEMBERSHIP UPDATE:
As of November 6, 2007 USHJA has 35,744 members.

2008 Membership Renewal

The 2008 competition year is right around the corner! If you have not already renewed your membership and would like to get it done early, you may do so online at www.ushja.org.

Forms are available to print from the website as well and may be mailed or faxed, or if you prefer to do your membership over the phone you may do so by calling (859) 225-2055.

Please note there is a $15 processing fee when applying for your membership over the phone.


Click here for a complete listing of USHJA Member Benefits.


2007 USHJA Annual Meeting

The 2007 USHJA Annual Meeting will be held at the Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, AZ, December 11-14, 2007.
Click here for the Annual Meeting registration form, schedule and hotel information.
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USHJA Trainers Symposium is December 2-3 in Wellington, FL.

Clinicians:
Hunters: Archie Cox
Jumpers: Candice King
Equitation: Missy Clark

Registration, schedule, and hotel information is available on the USHJA website.

For more information contact Melanie Fransen at
mfransen@ushja.org .
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Coming in December-the Annual Meeting Issue of  USHJA In Stride.     



USHJA AWARDS
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Click here to learn more about USHJA's exciting awards program.

USHJA SPONSORS
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World Equestrian Brands
Sponsor of the USHJA Hunterdon Cup and Rider Recognition Program

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Practical Horseman
Sponsor of the USHJA Clinics Program

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Equisure
Sponsor of the USHJA Trainer's Directory  and the 2007 USHJA Affiliate Awards Yearbook
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For USHJA sponsorship opportunities please contact Whitney Allen at
wallen@ushja.org
or 859-225-6967.

USHJA E-Update  
November 7, 2007 

 Planning on Attending the USHJA Annual Meeting? Be Sure to Reserve Your Hotel Room By November 9th.   

USHJA would like to encourage all members that are planning on attending the 2007 USHJA Annual Meeting December 11-14 in Pheonix, AZ to reserve their hotel rooms by November 9th. After this date the USHJA will be unable to guarantee room availablity and rates.

There are plenty of exciting events planned for this year including the Year In Review Luncheon, a Leadership Seminar with Dr. Andrew Weiner, the Evening of Equestrians Awards Dinner sponsored by Stadium Jumping and a Southwestern themed Welcome Reception sponsored by the Arizona Hunter Jumper Association.

Click here for more information and to make your reservations! For more information contact Melanie Fransen at mfransen@ushja.org

Candice King to replace Laura Kraut as the Jumper Clinician at the USHJA Trainers Symposium in Wellington, FL December 2-3, 2007 


Due to a scheduling conflict Candice King will be replacing Laura Kraut as the jumper clincian at the USHJA Trainers Symposium in Wellington, FL December 2-3, 2007. Laura will be competing in Europe at that time and USHJA wishes her a safe and successful competition. Click here for more information or contact Melanie Fransen at mfransen@ushja.org .


USHJA Zone News 


ZONE BANQUETS

Zone 1:
January 26, 2008 at Capital Plaza in Montpelier, VT

Contact: Cindy Travers at (603) 887-6342.

Zone 3: 12:00 pm on January 6, 2008 at the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks

Members who live in North Carolina will have the option of picking up their ribbons at the North Carolina Hunter & Jumper Association awards dinner on Saturday, January 5th in Pinehurst, NC

Contact: Gary Baker at (540) 687-3455.

Zone 4: Zone awards presented in conjunction with the GHJA Banquet Sunday, January 20, 2008.  The banquet starts at 5:30 pm with the awards being presented at 7:00 PM.

Location: Crown Plaza Ravinia, 4355 Ashford Dunwoody, Atlanta, GA, 30346

Reservations should be made with Jane Stallman 404-580-2571 or janestall@bellsouth.net

Zone 6: MHJA Banquet : November 17, 2007 at the International Market Square inMinneapolis

                        Contact: Gail Brandt at gbrandt@fredlaw.com .

WHJA Banquet: November 24, 2007 at the Country Springs Hotel, Waukesha, WI

Banquet will again include a silent auction that last year had over 100 raffle items.  Special rates are given to those guests that would like to stay for the night and there is a water park for all to enjoy.  For more information, please go to www.whja.org

            INHJA Banquet – Jan 26th at the Stoney Creek Lodge in West Des Moines, Iowa

                         Contact: Mandy Killam at mandy318@hotmail.com.

Zone 8: Radisson Hotel, Aurora, CO, January 5 at 7:00 pm.

Contact: Kristina Matthews at (303) 902-8848 or kjmatthews3@aol.com.

Zone 10: PCHA Convention: January 4-5, Las Vegas, NV

USHJA Zone 10 Awards Friday evening, January 4

CPHA Awards luncheon Saturday afternoon, January 5

PCHA Annual Awards Banquet, Saturday evening, January 5

Contact: Call toll free 866-791-7626 and mention Pacific Coast Horse Shows Association Annual Meeting to obtain a special group rate.  Please make reservations prior to December 14, 2007.

Practical Horseman/USHJA Clinics Program Schedule

The USHJA Clinics program is dedicated to providing clinics throughout the country to the members of USHJA.  Please remember to check the USHJA Clinics Calendar  for updates.
*Indicates clinics new to the calendar.  


NOVEMBER


November 7-9
Brian Lenehan and Skip Thornbury will be conducting a clinic at Tyler Rose Equestrian Center in Tyler, TX.  For more information please contact Patrick Rodes at pdrntx@aol.com or 940-240-1207.

November 10-11
Jeff Cook will be conducting a clinic at Lochmoor Stables in Lebanon, OH. For more information, please contact Mindy Darst at mindy@lochmoorstables.com or 513-932-7332.

November 10-11

Neal Shapiro will be conducting a clinic at the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center in Johns Island, SC.  For more information, please contact Amanda Fitzgerald at ajfitz80@aol.com or 843-597-5796.


November 10-12
 
                          
                                                                                        
Frank Madden will be conducting a clinic at N.E.W. Farms, LLC in Seymour, WI. For more information, please contact Debra Nellis at nhhj@athenet.net or 920-833-2479.

November 13
Joe Fargis will be conducting a clinic at Journey  Back Stables in Greensboro, NC.  For more information, please contact Joan Boyce at journeyback@aol.com or 336-299-5067.

November 16
Pam Powers, David Aughtry, Dan Pipitone and Hank Stout will be conducting a clinic focusing on “The IRS, The HORSE, The LAW and The EXPERTS” at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, TX.  For more information, please contact Wendy at the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show at pinoakwendy@aol.com or 713-621-6290.

November 16-18
Anne Kursinski will be conducting a clinic at Market Street, Inc in Frenchtown, NJ. For more
information, please contact Carol Hoffman at
marketstreetinc@aol.com or 908-229-5297.

November 17-18
Linda Allen will be conducting a clinic at William Woods University in Fulton, MO.  For more information, please contact Linda McClaren at lmcclare@williamwoods.edu or 573-590-3661.

November 23-25
Heather Campbell will be conducting a clinic at Stonehaven Farms Equestrian in Temperance, MI.  For more information, please contact Donna Rothman at 734-854-5825 or www.stonehavenfarms.net.


November 23-25
Susan Hutchinson will be conducting a clinic at Back Forte in Enumclaw, WA.  For more information, please contact Staci Fronczek at platinum02@gmail.com or 206-948-0283.


November 23-25
George Morris will be conducting a clinic at Canterbury Farm in Hampshire, IL.  For more information, please contact Diane Carney at dtelluride@aol.com or 847-922-6167.

*November 24-25
Anne Kursinski will be conducting a clinic at Market Street, Inc in Frenchtown, NJ. For more information, please contact Carol Hoffman at marketstreetinc@aol.com or 908-229-5297

November 30
Thom Brede and Richard Keller will be conducting a clinic during the Arizona Season Finals Horse Show in Scottsdale, AZ at the Westworld of Scottsdale.  For more information, please contact Betty Beran at bizberan@aol.com or 602-524-7627.


DECEMBER


December 1-2
Jeff Cook will be conducting a clinic at Wrenwood Farms in Naples, FL.  For more information, please contact Kelli MacDonald at kelliwren@aol.com or 239-633-1949.

December 14-15
Geoff Teall will be conducting a clinic at Smoke Tree Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ. For more information, please contact Betty Beran at bizberan@aol.com or 480-860-9579.

December 29-30
George Morris will be conducting a clinic at the Camden Equestrian Center in Camden, SC.   For more information, please contact Sherry Pace at camdenequestrian@aol.com or 803.713.3933.


2008

April 4-6, 2008
Linda Allen will be conducting a clinic at the 2008 Hoosier Horse Fair in Indianapolis, IN.   For more information, please contact Ingrid Schoenlein at schoenle@purdue.edu or 765-494-8777.



For more information on holding a clinic in your area, please contact Melanie Fransen at mfransen@ushja.org or 859-225-6960.  Be sure to check the USHJA website daily as the clinic schedule grows throughout the year.

 



    


 


 ENDS

For more information, please contact Whitney Allen, Director of Marketing and Communications at wallen@ushja.org or (859) 225-6967.

Contact us:  Phone: (859) 225-2055, Fax: (859) 258-9033, Website: www.ushja.org. 

USHJA is located at 4047 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511.

Mission Statement:
The USHJA is committed to advancing and representing the hunter and jumper disciplines by fostering an educated community of equestrians that promotes the welfare of the horse and fairness in competition.



 

 

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