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In this issue of
USHJA E-Update:

*Annual Meeting
*Amateur Award Nominations
*Zone News 
*Practical Horseman/USHJA Clinics Program Schedule Update

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

September 13
Scott Hofstetter and Jimmy Torano

September 14-15 Roger Philpot, Kit Roszko and Heidi Opdyke

September 16 Sharon Stewart Wells


USHJA MEMBERSHIP UPDATE:

As of September 11, 2007 USHJA has 35,264 members and counting!

2007 USHJA Trainers Symposiums

The USHJA Trainers Symposium in San Juan Capistrano, CA September 10-11 was a HUGE success with 125 attendees!

A special thank you to Stephanie Wheeler, Archie Cox, Melanie Smith, Geoff Teall, Louise Serio and all the demonstration riders.

Look for complete coverage of the symposium in the December issue of USHJA IN Stride.

The next
USHJA Trainers Symposium is December 2-3 in Wellington, FL.


Clinicians:
Hunters: Archie Cox
Jumpers: Laura Kraut
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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Reserve your ad space today in USHJA In Stride and reach 35,000 hunter and jumper enthusiasts. For advertising information contact Hunter Messineo, 
301-977-3900 x 175 or hunter.messineo@primedia.com.
 
December is the next issue of
USHJA In Stride. Be sure to reserve your advertising space now and take advantage of this great opportunity.

Deadline for advertising in the December issue of USHJA In Stride is  September 15th. 


Cover photo by Julie Moses


USHJA AWARDS
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 Click here to check your USHJA Foundation Awards standings.
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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  & the 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  
     September 12, 2007  

2007 USHJA Annual Meeting Registration Now Open

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. This three diamond property is nestled into the rugged terrain of the Phoenix North Mountains in Arizona, about 20 minutes from the Sky Harbor International Airport.  This all suite hotel property offers an abundance of services and activities.

The Evening of Equestrians awards dinner will be held on Thursday, December 13th

If you have any questions regarding the Annual Meeting, please contact Melanie Fransen at mfransen@ushja.org

USHJA Amateur Sportsmanship Award Deadline

The goal of the Amateur Sportsmanship Award is to recognize Amateur-Owner and Adult Amateur exhibitors who exhibit a degree of excellence and integrity by supporting their fellow competitors and volunteer their time and resources to various aspects of the industry.

Anyone may nominate an amateur for this award. A name, contact information, biography, and at least one letter of recommendation must be submitted to USHJA by Tuesday, October 2, 2007.

Please visit http://www.ushja.org/awards/amsportaw.shtml to download the nomination forms.

Nominees will be judged on: Priority in the welfare and well being of all horses; supports and encourages everyone; volunteers within the industry; has a passion for the sport; is a role model for all and a good ambassador and good sportsman of all amateurs. Please contact Jill Insko for more information at jinsko@ushja.org.

Zone Information

Zone 5 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. 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.

Upcoming Zone Forums:

Zone 9:
September 14
Friday - at the Northwest Autumn Classic - after the show

Please contact Melissa Pylant for more information at mpylant@ushja.org.

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.  

September 13
Scott Hofstetter and Jimmy Torano will be conducting an “Ask the Judges” clinic at the Evergreen Equestrian Park in Monroe, WA. For more information, please contact Dianne Johnson at dianjnsn@aol.com or 425-823-2802.

September 14-15
The Liberty Side Saddle Network will be hosting a clinic with Roger Philpot, Kit Roszko and Heidi Opdyke at the USEF Training Facility in Gladstone, NJ. For more information, please contact Kit Roszko at jumpaside1@juno.com or 732-364-3759.

September 16
Sharon Stewart-Wells will be conducting a clinic at the William Clark Chamberlain Equestrian Center in Anchorage, AK. For more information, please contact Rebecca Weiant at rweiant@gmail.com or 907-982-2473.

October 2-4*CORRECTION: this clinic will be held in Sequim, Washington not Texas
Greg Best will be conducting a clinic at Fox Creek Farm in Sequim, WA.   For more information, please contact Lori Crow at lorincrow@hotmail.com or 360-681-4892.

October 2-4                                                                                                                               
Nick Karazissis will be conducting a clinic at the Spring Down Equestrian Center in Portola Valley, CA.  For more information, please contact Carol Goodstein at 650-851-1114.


October 12-14
Karsten Huck will be conducting a clinic at the Las Campanas Equestrian Center in Santa Fe, NM. For more information, please contact Caroline Stevenson at cinvicta@lascampanas.com or 505-995-8700.

October 19-21

Joe Fargis will be conducting a clinic at Alpine Farms in Long Lake, MN.  For more information, please contact Gail Brandt at gbrandt@freedlaw.com or 612-492-7161 or visit www.mhja6.org.

October 28              
Linda Andrisani and Bob Crandall will be conducting a clinic at the Garrison Forest School in Owings Mills, MD. For more information, please contact Glena Wirtanen at
hssteward@hotmail.com or 410-592-9655.


November 2-3
Mike Heneghan will be conducting a clinic at Sweet Briar College in Sweet Briar, VA. For more information, please contact Shelby French at sfrench@sbc.edu or 434-381-6347.

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 NEW DATES
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 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
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 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 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 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



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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