Lexington, Ky.—May 1, 2019—The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to open a 3-foot section of the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program at the Regional Training Session at Centenary University in New Jersey and will add additional 3-foot sections to the Fox Lea Farm and Great Southwest Equestrian Center Regional Training Sessions. The deadline to apply is May 13.
The session at Centenary University in Long Valley, New Jersey, will be June 24-28 with clinicians Karen Healey and Nanci Snyder. The Fox Lea Farm session will be June 12-16 in Venice, Florida, and will feature clinicians Kip Rosenthal and Anne Thornbury. The session at Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas, will be June 10-14 and feature clinicians Cynthia Hankins and Nanci Snyder.
The 3-foot sections give riders of all ages who meet the eligibility requirements the opportunity to experience the benefits of the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program at a 3-foot fence height.
Interested riders must be current USHJA members in good standing and must complete and return the application and $50 application fee by May 13. Space is limited and riders who submit the application and associated fees will be admitted to the sessions on a first-come, first-served basis until all spots are filled.
Riders participating in a 3-foot section will have full access to all of the educational sessions during the regional training session but are not eligible for the National Training Session.
During the intensive five-day Regional Training Sessions, riders have the opportunity to work with top riding clinicians and some of the country's leading stable managers, where instruction focuses on flatwork, gymnastics, related distances and course work, as well as an intensive stable-management curriculum that incorporates proper care and grooming, horsemanship skills, and barn management. Riders provide their own horses for the Regional Training Session and are expected to provide all necessary care themselves.
Riders are responsible for coordinating stall reservations, bedding, hay, feed, etc., and associated fees with the host facility. Stall fees are separate from the EAP Regional Training Session fee and are to be paid directly to the Regional Host Facility.
The deadline to apply for one of five remaining late summer EAP Regional Training Sessions, held at 1.10m, in Burbank, California; Crete, Illinois; Petaluma, California; South Hadley, Massachusetts; and Mill Spring, North Carolina, is May 13.
For more information about EAP and to apply, visit www.ushja.org/EAP.