Qualifying for USHJA Young Jumper Championships

Once enrolled, qualifying varies by horse age. All horses must meet the eligibility requirements. A horse's age is determined by the birth year, regardless of day and month, on January 1 of each year (GR102).


  • Four-year-old horses are not required to qualify.

5-, 6-, and 7-Year-Olds

  • Five-, 6- and 7-year-old horses will qualify for their respective Championship by competing in USHJA Young Jumper Championship Qualifying Classes for 5-, 6- and 7-year-olds at USEF licensed competitions held between January 1 and August 15.


  • Eight-year-old horses will qualify for the Championship with one clear round in classes at 1.30m or above held at USEF licensed competitions between January 1 and August 15.


  USHJA Young Jumper Championships Qualifying List