USHJA Welcomes Helite Equestrian as Supporting Sponsor

Lexington, Ky.—Feb. 17, 2022—The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce Helite Equestrian as the newest supporting sponsor and member benefit of the USHJA. Helite Equestrian joins the USHJA as supporting sponsor of the USHJA Young Jumper Championships and will provide Helite Safety Vest products as awards at the 2022 event, as well as at the 2022 Marshall & Sterling Insurance/USHJA National Championships. Additionally, USHJA members will receive 20% off Helite products with 5% of their purchase donated to USHJA Jumper Programs at



“We are thrilled to welcome Heilite to our family of sponsors,” said Mary Knowlton, president of the USHJA. “Our sponsorships help make many of our programs possible, and we are excited for the additional benefits our members will gain through this partnership.”

The USHJA Young Jumper Championships feature separate Championships for 4-, 5-, 6-, 7- and 8-year old horses, allowing talented competitors to be showcased by owners, breeders and riders at the national level. Now in its second year, the 2022 event will take place September 7-11, 2022, at the Traverse City Fall Horse Show in Traverse City, Michigan. In addition to prize money, competitors will vie for Heilite Safety Vest products as part of the awards and prizes. Qualifying for the Championships runs from January 1, 2022, through July 24, 2022, and enrollment is currently open.

“Helite Equestrian is excited to partner with the USHJA,” said Mike Ambrose, chief operating officer of Helite US Equestrian North American. “USHJA has a commitment to safety and education that aligns with Helite’s passion and dedication for providing trust-worthy products that make the equestrian sport safer for everyone. We look forward to this partnership and the Young Jumper Championships.”

For more information about the Young Jumper Championships, visit

About Helite Equestrian

Helite is entering its 21st year in the business of manufacturing airbag vests. Their vests are sold in over 50 countries. Each vest is intensively tested before leaving their facility in Dijon, France. They are truly the world's leading experts in personal airbag technology.

As a sponsor of USHJA, we believe that every equestrian should feel safe while riding, be it competing, training or just simply hacking. The sponsorship program allows all members to receive substantial cost savings on all of our products and a portion of every sale will be given to the association. We are excited and honored to be part of the USHJA. Find your savings at Helite US | Airbag Technology Expert.