2018 USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Recommendation Form

Please note: References may not be submitted from a family member. Applicants to the USHJA Emerging Athletes Program are required to ensure that three EAP Recommendation Forms are completed online from the three references provided by the applicant. One of the letters must be from a current trainer, or a trainer who has knowledge of the rider's abilities, describing in detail the applicant's experience and capabilities. The remaining two recommendations must be from adults within the hunter/jumper industry, including trainers, veterinarians or farriers, for example, who have working knowledge of the applicant's riding and horsemanship abilities. Each EAP Recommendation Form must be completed and signed by the individual and must include contact information which may be used for verification purposes. All responses will be kept confidential by USHJA.

  1. How do you know the applicant?
  2. How long have you known the applicant?
  3. Has the applicant served as a working student or been employed by you within the past 5 years?
  4. How would you describe the applicant's riding abilities and experience? If you are a trainer, is this rider capable of completing a 1.10m or 3'6" jumper-style course, including a Liverpool?
  5. Describe in detail why you believe this applicant is a good candidate for the USHJA Emerging Athletes Program.

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