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 regular Young Jumper classes for 5-, 6- and 7-year-olds at USEF licensed competitions held between January 1 and 24 hours before the first horse inspection.
- 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 24 hours before the first horse inspection.