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July 14, 2011
USHJA/Essex Classics Hunterdon Cup
USHJA International Hunter Derby News
USEF National Junior Jumper
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2011 USHJA Clinics Calendar
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USHJA/Essex Classics Hunterdon Equitation Cup Classic

The USHJA/Essex Classics Hunterdon Equitation Cup Classic will be held August 2, 2011 during the East Coast Junior Hunter Finals in Saugerties, NY. The Hunterdon Cup is a unique class that combines the precision of equitation and the handiness of hunters and is open to any rider that is an active USHJA junior member and has won a USEF Medal, ASPCA Maclay, USEF Show Jumping Talent Search, or WIHS Classic at a competition starting between July 2, 2010 and July 1, 2011.

For more information contact Kelley Mallery at 859.225.6717



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Entries Due July 15th for the USHJA International Hunter Derby 2011 Finals!

Entries are due July 15th for the USHJA International Hunter Derby 2011 Finals. If a horse in the Top 75 is unable to compete, the next available horse on the money won list will be invited to compete starting July 15th.

For more information contact Kelley Mallery at 859.225.6717



Derby Finals VIP Hospitality Tables

VIP Tables are available ringside for the USHJA International Hunter Derby Finals. Reservations can be made by contacting Kiki Umla at 904.607.5541.

Click Here for the VIP Information and Reservation Form.



Last Call – Derby Applications Currently Being Accepted

Applications to host a USHJA International Hunter Derby in the 2012-13 Qualifying Season (competitions starting June 2, 2012-June 1, 2013) are currently being accepted, with a deadline of August 1, 2011. Derby classes may be offered at AA competitions or competitions with special competition status. Host application packets will be available on the USHJA International Hunter Derby homepage.



Upcoming USHJA International Hunter Derbies

  • July 16, Chagrin Valley Horse Show, Moreland Hills, OH
  • July 17, The Country Classic, Wilsonville, OR
  • July 19, Colorado Summer Classic, Parker, CO
  • July 22, Circle City Equestrian 500, Indianapolis, IN
  • July 22, Horse Shows By The Bay III, Traverse City, MI
  • July 24, Oregon High Desert Classic I, Bend, OR

Click Here for a complete list of USHJA International Hunter Derby classes for the 2011-12 Qualifying Series.

Application Deadline – 2011 USEF National Junior Jumper Championships (Prix de States)

Save $5 by completing your application online. Click on "USEF LOGIN" at the top right hand side of the USEF home page. On-line application deadline is August 31st.

For the standard fee complete an application by regular mail/fax/hand delivered by downloading a PDF of the application. Applications must be postmarked, hand-delivered, or faxed on or prior to August 24th. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, PA will host the annual USEF National Junior Jumper Championships, which will be held October 13-15. Additional information regarding the 2011 USEF National Junior Jumper Championships can be found on the USEF website or by contacting Jennifer Haydon or Chris Murphy.

WCHR Member Event Applications Currently Being Accepted

Applications to host a World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) Member Event in 2012 are currently being accepted. All “AA” and “A” Competitions are eligible to apply. Completed applications must be received in the USHJA office or postmarked on or before 5 PM Monday, August 15, 2011.

WCHR Applications available on the WCHR Managers Page.



Upcoming WCHR Member Event Competitions

  • July 13-17, 2011 Horse Shows By the Bay II, Traverse City, MI
  • July 13-17, 2011 The Country Classic, Wilsonville, OR
  • July 20-24 Colorado Summer Classic, Parker, CO
  • July 20-24 Manchester Classic, East Dorset, VT
  • July 20-24 Oregon High Desert Classic I, Bend, OR

Click Here for a complete list of upcoming WCHR events.

EAP Host Facility Applications Currently Being Accepted

Applications for facilities interested in hosting a Level One Emerging Athletes Training Session in 2012 are currently being accepted. The Host Facility does not have to be a show facility to be considered. Private farms, boarding facilities, universities, prep schools, etc. may apply as long as the facility can meet USHJA/EAP requirements. Applications must be received in the USHJA office or postmarked no later than September 1, 2011.

EAP Applications available July 1st on the EAP Host Facility Page

Scholarship Application Deadlines

The USHJA Foundation and participating Zones are joining to initiate a groundbreaking scholarship program. The Foundation has pledged to contribute additional funds to supplement all three types of educational scholarships awarded by zones (College/Trade School, EAP, and TCP).

TCP and EAP Scholarship Deadlines start as soon as August 1st for Zones 1, 2, & 5

The College Scholarships have a deadline of August 15th but do not hesitate to get your application in early.

Zone 12 Grant Application — Click Here for more information.

2011 USHJA Trainer Certification Program Clinics

The USHJA is now offering standard Trainer Certification Program Clinics (TCP Clinics) as well as Trainer's Symposiums. Attendance at a recognized USHJA Trainer Certification Program Clinic will count towards the enrollment requirements for the Trainer Certification Program.

Click Here for a complete list of TCP Clinics.

The USHJA Trainers Symposium on September 3-4, 2011 is now being held as a Trainer Certification Program (TCP) Clinic. Julie Winkel is hosting this exciting and educational event at Maplewood Stables in Reno, NV with Jumper clinician Linda Allen and Hunter/Equitation clinician Geoff Teall. Attendees will receive the same educational credit for their Trainer Certification Program application.

DATE CLINICIAN LOCATION CONTACT
July 25-26* Linda Allen
Melanie Smith Taylor
Mindy Bower
Oklahoma City, OK Phil DeVita
July 25-26 Julie Winkel Bend, OR Betsy McCool
August 8-9* Julie Winkel
Melanie Smith Taylor
Mindy Bower
Carnation, WA Jeff Anthony
September 3-4 Linda Allen
Geoff Teall
Reno, NV Julie Winkel

* This TCP Clinic is being held in conjunction with the USHJA Emerging Athletes Program.



USHJA 2011 Clinics Calendar

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. For questions please contact Carrie Vaught.

DATE CLINICIAN LOCATION CONTACT
July 9-16 Colleen Seely Quinton, VA Colleen Seely
July 16-17 Cynthia Hankins Reno, NV Julie Winkel
July 16-23 Colleen Seely Quinton, VA Colleen Seely
July 21 Paul Jewell
Nancy Wallis
Bend, OR Dianne Johnson
July 23-24 Sandy Ferrell Stevenson, MD Libby Southall
July 23-24 Harold Chopping Morris, CT Cara Hasenstab
July 25 Carl Dena, Bill Ellis
Susie Schoellkopf
Buzzards Bay, MA Liz Moakley
Click Here for more information on all upcoming USHJA Clinics.

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