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for the 2008 USHJA Amateur Sportsmanship Award
*Nomination Deadline for the 2008 USHJA
Nominee for the USEF Youth Sportsman's Charter award
*USHJA Trainers Symposium in Colorado September
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Horseman/USHJA Clinics Program Schedule
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August 20, 2008
Deadline for the 2008 USHJA Amateur Sportsmanship Award
Nominations for the 2008 Amateur Sportsmanship Award
are due on Monday, October 15th. Nominations for the award may come from
exhibitors, trainers, colleagues or peers. The accolades for the
candidates must be earned from December 1st -October 15th of the current
competition year. The nominee must be an active or associate member of
USHJA. The nomination must include a name, contact information, a list of
notable accomplishments/services and at least one letter of
recommendation. Visit theUSHJA Amateur Awards webpage for more
information and nomination forms. Questions? Contact Erin True USHJA
Amateur, Youth and Horse Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kristyn
Kay USHJA Awards and Task Force Coordinator at email@example.com.
Nomination Deadline for the 2008 USHJA
Nominee for the USEF Youth Sportsman's
The nomination deadline for the USEF Youth
Sportsman's Charter Award is quickly approaching! Nominations should
be sent to USHJA Zone Coordinator, Claudia Meeks by September 26,
2008. Each Zone will decide on one nominee to represent the Zone. Once
each Zone has chosen their nominee; the names will be submitted to the
USHJA Youth Council, the Council will then decide the final USHJA nominee
and submit the name to USEF before October 31, 2008. Click here for the USEF Nomination Form and more
The USHJA nominee will be recognized at the USHJA Evening
of Equestrians Awards Dinner at the USHJA Annual Meeting.
Nominations should be emailed,
faxed or mailed to:
Email: Claudia Meeks-
Sportsmanís Charter Award
4047 Iron Works
Questions can be directed to
Claudia Meeks (firstname.lastname@example.org )
859-825-6010 or Erin True (email@example.com)
Hunter, Jumper and Equitation Trainers Headed to Colorado for the USHJA
USHJA is proud to offer a USHJA Trainers
Symposium September 8-10, 2008 at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO.
This is your chance as riders and trainers to watch, listen, and ask
questions from some of the top trainers in the country. The clinicians
include Alison Firestone Robitalle, Valerie Renihan and Kitty
Barker. 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 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 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
Click here for a complete schedule, registration forms,
hotel information and clinician
If you have any questions, please contact
Melanie Fransen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Practical Horseman/USHJA Clinics Program
The USHJA Clinics program is dedicated to providing
clinics throughout the country to the members of USHJA. Please remember to check the
USHJAClinics Calendar for updates.
*Indicates clinics new to the calendar.
S E P T E M B E
1 Megan Young will be
conducting a clinic at the Clay County Fairgrounds in
Green Cove Springs,
For more information, please contact
Katie Young at KatieSYoung@aol.com or 904-254-6584.
*7 The Zone 12
Horsemanship Challenge Grassroots Clinic will be held at the William
Chamberlain Equestrian Center in Anchorage, AK. For more
information, please contact Kerri Geppert at email@example.com or
The Liberty Side Saddle Network will be hosting a
clinic with Roger Philpot, Heidi Opdyke and Kit Roszko in Gladstone,
NJ. For more information, please contact the Liberty Side Saddle
Network at firstname.lastname@example.org or 732-364-3759.
13-14 Andrea Wells will be conducting a clinic at the
Cottonwood Riding Club in Littleton, CO. For more information,
please contact Tara Hieb email@example.com or
Filippelli will be conducting a clinic at the Beaverhead County
Fairgrounds in Dillon, MT. For more information, please contact Dr.
John Xanthopoulos at
21 Linda Allen and Julie
Winkel will be conducting a clinic at Stone Bridge Farm in Natural Bridge,
VA. For more information, please contact Katrina Weinig at
Katrina@stonebridgefarm.net or 540-291-1000.
will be conducting a Lecture and Discussion clinic at Foxton Farm in
Romney, IN. For more information, please contact Ingrid Schoenlein
at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Linda Allen will be conducting a riding clinic at
Foxton Farm in Romney, IN. For more information, please contact
Ingrid Schoenlein at email@example.com or 765-586-1952.
Michael Page will be conducting a
clinic at Rose Hill Equestrian Center in Bluffton, SC. For more
information, please contact Eddie Maple at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-757-7721.
Greg Best will be conducting a clinic at Fox Creek
Farm in Sequim, WA. For more information, please contact Lori Crow
at email@example.com or 360-681-4892.
O C T O B E
Nick Karazissis will be conducting a
clinic at Los Cedros in Scottsdale, AZ. For more information, please
contact Debbie Jamsa at the Arizona Hunter Jumper Association at firstname.lastname@example.org or 928-899-3373.
Greg Best will be conducting a clinic at Irish Oaks
Farm in Pfafftown, NC. For more information, please contact Karen
Miller Bruce at email@example.com or 336-945-5178.
11-13 George Morris will be
conducting a clinic at Blackjack Farms in Birmingham, AL. For more
information, please contact J. Michael Halbleib at firstname.lastname@example.org or
*11-12 Joie Gatlin will be conducting
a clinic at the Smoke Tree Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ. For more
information, please contact Betty Beran at email@example.com or
Linda Andrisani will be conducting a clinic at Island Hills
Stable in Middle Island, NY. For more information, please contact
Masako Niwa at firstname.lastname@example.org or 631-704-8668.
N O V E M
B E R
*1-3 Susan Hutchinson
will be conducting a clinic at Freedom Farms in Port Angeles, WA.
For more information, please contact Jessica Crouch at email@example.com or 360-460-7066.
*5 Mindy Darst and
Betty Oare will be conducting a Judges Perspective Clinic at the Texas
Rose Horse Park in Tyler, TX. For more information, please contact
Patrick Rodes at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Frank Madden will be conducting a clinic
Heights at NEW Farms in
. For more information, please
contact Debra Nellis at email@example.com or 920-680-7399.
Ferrell and Neil Shapiro will be conducting a clinic at Swan Lake Stables
in Littlestown, PA. For more information, please contact Lynn
Garland at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Madden will be conducting a clinic at Outlaw Stable in New Bloomfield,
PA. For more information, please contact Tara Dawn Hazen
at email@example.com or 717-582-8221.*27-29
George Morris will be
conducting a clinic at T. Ed Garrison Arena in Pendleton, SC. For
more information, please contact Sherry Pace at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 803-713-3953.
Paige Rassas will be
conducting a clinic at Irish Oaks in Pfafftown, NC. For more
information, please contact Karen Miller Bruce at email@example.com or
Heather Campbell will be conducting a clinic
at Stonehaven Farms in Temperance, MI. For more information, please
contact Donna Rothman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-854-5825.
D E C E M B E R
Frank Madden will be conducting a
clinic at the Columbine Equestrian Center in Englewood, CO. For more
information, please contact Debbie Landy at email@example.com or
information on holding a clinic in your area, please
Fransen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-225-6960. Be sure to check the USHJA website daily
as the clinic schedule grows throughout the year.