2024 USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Stable Challenge Opens June 15

Lexington, Ky.—June 14, 2024—The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association invites equestrians to put their horsemanship knowledge to the test in the 2024 USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Stable Challenge. Open to Juniors and Amateurs, the Stable Challenge runs annually from June 15 through July 15.

DSC_0571-Cole (3)

The USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Stable Challenge is a free program that was created to engage a trainer's entire barn as a team and encourage horsemanship. At least three students per trainer are required to complete the online USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Practice Quiz between June 15 and July 15 for their barn to be eligible to win. Trainers must be at least a USHJA Outreach level member or higher to participate. 

At the end of the 30-day challenge, the three top scores under each trainer will be averaged to provide an overall score. Participants do not need to be USHJA members to take the HQC Practice Quiz, and they can take the HQC Practice Quiz as many times as they'd like during the 30-day window to improve their Stable Challenge scores.

Members of all ages can earn bonus points for their team when they take the official USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge. Participants who take the Level One and Level Two HQC quizzes will receive 10 bonus points for each level they complete with a passing score. Those points are then added to their individual score. In the event of a tie, a fourth score will be added to the average. Participants who have already taken the Level One and Level Two quizzes will automatically receive those bonus points when they take the Practice Quiz and list their trainer's name.

RMilewski-03467 (1)

The highest scoring trainer in each USHJA zone wins a unique trainer-inspired award package designed to benefit the entire barn, which includes a gift from Nutrena and Exhibitors. 

The trainer, coach, or riding instructor of a participating barn must be a current USHJA member and be declared professional with US Equestrian in order to be eligible to win the barn prize pack. For each score to count toward a trainer's average, the trainer's name must be listed in the HQC Practice Quiz field.

For more information about the Stable Challenge, visit ushja.org/stablechallenge. For more information about the USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge, visit ushja.org/HQC.

The Horsemanship Quiz Challenge is supported in part by grants from US Equestrian and the USHJA Foundation.

Photos: Terisé Cole/USHJA, Rachel Milewski/USHJA