Annual Responsibilities of Credentialed Instructors

All Credentialed Instructors are responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining current contact information with USHJA. To update contact information, please click here.
  • Maintaining USHJA membership above the Outreach level annually. 
  • In compliance with USEF membership and the USHJA Instructor Credential requirements, Credentialed Instructors are required to complete Safe Sport Training annually in order to maintain the credential. To access the free, online Safe Sport Training, please click here.  To review information regarding the Safe Sport Initiative and USEF Safe Sport Policy, please visit
  • Adhering to all USEF rules. If an individual is suspended by the USEF, that individual's credential status will be suspended for the same time period. Upon completion of the USEF suspension period, the individual's USHJA credential will be reinstated, absent good cause to the contrary.  Reinstatement of the individual's USHJA Instructor Credential remains at the sole discretion of the USHJA.

Should Credentialed Instructors neglect these responsibilities, their credential will be at risk.