The USHJA International Hunter Derby Program is open to all horses that are registered with USHJA and recorded with USEF. Money won in International Hunter Derbies prior to enrollment in the program is not retroactive and does not count toward tracking lists, regional awards or Derby Championship qualifying.
A horse must be enrolled to compete in an International Hunter Derby. Exception: Exhibitors may show in a maximum of one class in the series year without enrollment. Only after enrollment, exhibitors will be eligible for inclusion on the regional and national money won tracking lists, and to participate in the Derby Championship. Enrollment in non-refundable and non-transferable.
Enrolled horses must maintain a current USEF recording at all times to retain Derby money won and to continue to accumulate money toward the Derby tracking lists.
Annual Enrollment Fee: $450
The 2024 International Hunter Derby (IHD) Series will run from December 1, 2023, through November 30, 2024.
North Region: Includes Zones 1 and 2.
South Region: Includes Zones 3 and 4.
North Central Region: Includes Zones 5 and 6.
South Central Region: Includes Zone 7.
Northwest Region: Includes Zones 9 and 12, and British Columbia
Southwest Region: Includes Zones 8, 10 and 11.
To be eligible for inclusion on the IHD money-won tracking lists and/or for Regional Awards, a horse must enroll during the current competition year. Only money won in IHD classes on or after the date of enrollment will count toward tracking lists, Derby Championship qualifying, and regional awards.
Horses may only be enrolled online and it is the exhibitor’s responsibility to enroll his horse in a timely manner in order to be eligible to receive credit for money won. There will be no exceptions allowed regarding enrollment dates for program eligibility.